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Open Track Weekend - Gingerman Raceway

Open Track Weekend - Gingerman Raceway

Midnight Protective FIlms

Saturday, Aug 29 — Sunday, Aug 30, 2020
GingerMan Raceway, South Haven, MI

Registration closed August 29, 2020 11:59 PM on August 29, 2020 11:59 PM EDT Registration ends August 29, 2020 11:59 PM on August 29, 2020 11:59 PM EDT Registration opens June 9, 2020 12:00 AM on June 9, 2020 12:00 AM EDT Registration runs from June 9, 2020 12:00 AM to August 29, 2020 11:59 PM

2 day event. 4 run groups. Limited to 15 car per group
20 min session. The first group starts at 9am
12pm-1pm lunch break
The last group ends at 5pm Sat & Sun. 
Point by passing for all run groups.
Beginner, novice, intermediate passing in passing zones only.

On site camping is included
Lunch, coffee, and snacks are included in both days.

Contact us if you have any questions.

Each ticket is per Driver - Not per car

You can register through our website:

A limited amount of Helmets are available for rent at $20. First come first serve.


Registration & run groups for both days (Sat & Sun):
-Track opens at 5PM on Friday night for anyone to come in early!

-Registration starts at 7AM

-Drivers meeting is at 8:15AM-8:45AM

We will have 4 groups 

-Group 1 (Advance), Group 2 (Intermediate), Group 3 (Novice), Group 4 (Beginner)

-Group 2 will hit the track, then group 3, then group 4, then group 1 and so on.

-Instruction Session for all people in group 3 and 4 plus anyone interested.

Each session is 20min. 

-Lunch break (12pm-1pm) Lunch & beverages are provided.

-The last session is usually open for all groups.

-Around 6-7* of 20min sessions per group each day

 track closes. (You can camp, grill, bonfire, have fun!) after 5pm on Saturday.

contact us if you have any questions.

Level of Experience:


  • This group is for people that are new to OTD/HPDEs
  • You are learning the flags, hand signals, and track etiquette
  • You are new to driving on a road course and are also learning how to navigate the track.
  • You are primarily focused on your driving and performance.
  • You are learning to expand your focus to the Corner Marshals
  • You are reliant on Corner Marshals to let you know someone wants to pass.


  • Some experience - you have successfully completed 2-3 track days either here or at other tracks.
  • You are familiar with all of the flags and hand signals.
  • You are comfortable at speed on the track but still working on your line
  • You are gaining experience and  comfort with passing on long straights.
  • Your focus is expanding to include drivers behind you
  • You are less reliant on Corner Marshals letting you know someone wants to pass
  • You know what an "Apex" is.


  • You have multiple track days here or at other tracks
  • You know the flags and hand signals well enough to give a speech on them
  • You have experienced the limits of traction, and have some experience how to resume control
  • You are highly aware of all driver and Corner Marshal activity around you
  • You are genuinely surprised if a Corner Marshal has indicated a driver wants to pass and you were not aware of it.
  • You are learning how to execute passes on low speed turns.


  • You measure your OTD/HPDE experience by "Seasons"
  • You are comfortable passing/being passed at any point on this track
  • You are embarrassed if a Corner Marshal shows you a passing flag and you didn't already have the passing zone picked out
  • You are capable of teaching flags and hand signals to a small group of people that do not speak your language.
  • Tires and brake pads have long ago become a known "expense" that is included in your household budget
  • You share knowledge with novice drivers on how to get started and improve their performance

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