Sat, Jul 13 - Sun, Jul 14, 2024

PCA/PNWR DE- ORP - July 13-14, 2024

Oregon Raceway Park

About this event

PCA/PNWR Driver Education

In-car instruction is available for drivers not signed off to drive solo. Drivers already signed off solo can request an instructor (will be assigned based on instructor staffing).  

Upon registration, all drivers and instructors will be placed on an initial waitlist. This allows us to verify eligibility and process registrations in the order they are received. Confirmation or waitlisting notifications will be sent to drivers no later than 30 days before the event. Payment processing for confirmed drivers will take place either 30 days before the event or after your registration is confirmed, whichever is later. PCA membership is not required.

  • Registration Opens May 13, 2024 at 8:00 am
  • Registration Closes July 6, 2024 at 11:59 pm

PCA Pacific Northwest Region's Driver Education Program is a fun and safe teaching environment in which participants learn advanced car control and safe driving techniques. PNWR Driver Education events are NOT racing, preparation for racing, nor a competition of any kind.


PNWR Driver Education participant

  • Single Day (Saturday or Sunday) - $400
  • Both Days - $600
  • One-time helmet rental - $30

Track Configuration

  • Saturday: Counter-clockwise
  • Sunday: Clockwise

See website for complete event details:

Photo credit: Christian Bouchez

Event requirements

MotorsportReg Account:

  • Each entrant must have their own account at  
  • It is important that you update your personal info and ALL vehicle information-Including VIN numbers for all vehicles you will bring to track during the season  Your registration will not be accepted if your VIN numbers are missing.
  • Minimum age is 18 with a valid, non-restricted driver's license. We will check driver's license at check-in on day of event 
  • Maximum of two drivers per car; must run in separate run groups.


  • PCA Driver Education Minimum Standards require use of an approved Head And Neck Restraint System (HANS) by drivers and passengers in cars equipped with harnesses.  Please review the DE Minimum Standards at
  • Helmets - Snell rated SA2015/M2015, or newer are required. A limited supply of rental helmets is available on a pre-reserved basis.

Tech Inspection

  • Each event requires completion of a PreEventTechForm within a 30 day window PRIOR to each event. 
  • Your car must be inspected prior to each event, even if you submitted a tech form for a previous event within the 30 day window.  
  • This form MUST be completed, signed, and submitted electronically 10 days before the event.  The tech team will provide instructions 30 days prior to the event.
  • This form should be completed by a certified mechanic or by the participant if he/she feels competent to do so.  It is highly recommended to have a shop inspect your car periodically.

Additional rollover protection is required for convertible top vehicles without stock protection from the manufacturer.

996/7 GT2, GT3, and Turbo Coolant Fitting Requirements

  • The cooling systems of the ‘Mezger’ dry sump engines include epoxied fittings that are especially prone to failure. This can occur with little to no warning, and cars that are primarily street-driven are just as susceptible as those that are driven mainly on the track.
  • PNWR now requires proof that all coolant pipe fittings on affected cars have been welded or pinned prior to using them at Driver Education events.  The affected cars are: all variants of 996 Turbo, GT2, and GT3; all variants of 997 Turbo, GT2, and GT3, except the 997.2 Turbo.  Cup cars are exempt but must run water/water wetter. 
  • If you are unsure that your car’s coolant fittings have been welded or pinned, or do not have records to reflect this, we can refer you to several local shops for inspection.

Payment and Confirmation:

  • Payment - Online payment is mandatory.  Your card will not be charged until we have confirmed your registration.
  • Confirmation – Your status and assigned car number can be viewed online at – Attendee List.  You'll be listed as Waitlisted upon registration.  Drivers will be notified no later than 30 days prior to the event if they are confirmed or wait listed.  Payment will be processed 30 days prior to the event for all confirmed drivers.

Event Details

  • During the week leading up to the event, we will send an email with links to all relevant details, including track instructions, track map, schedule, and instructor assignments.  This email does come from a third-party server (MotorsportReg) so please be sure to check your junk mail box.  Hi-level schedule:
    • 6:30 or 7 AM: gates open, registration and tech inspection opens
    • 8 AM: drivers meeting
    • 9 AM - 5 PM: driving, 1 hour lunch break
  • Add-on event: Saturday dinner at the track - $32.50 per driver, instructor, or guest.
  • Camping: Dry camping is allowed at the track. The gate is not staffed 24 hours a day - Friday and Saturday, enter by 8 PM.  You must exit by 6 PM on Sunday.
  • Guest Policy - Guests are allowed, additional facility charge required per day. Guest lunches available for purchase. Guest ride-alongs on track are prohibited.

Contact us:  

Oregon Raceway Park

Grass Valley, OR
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