Pocono Twilight HPDE - Reschedule
Registration closed September 5, 2012 11:59 PM on September 5, 2012 11:59 PM EDT Registration ends September 5, 2012 11:59 PM on September 5, 2012 11:59 PM EDT Registration opens June 10, 2012 8:00 PM on June 10, 2012 8:00 PM EDT Registration runs from June 10, 2012 8:00 PM to September 5, 2012 11:59 PM
****UPDATE - UPDATE - UPDATE****
The Friday, July 20th date has been moved to
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH
Open to all drivers, Solo, Instructors and
the first 20 students!
Thanks to continued support from
in Sacramento, PA
in Danbury, CT
in Washington, NJ
(RS Worx is providing a complementary Pre-Tech
inspection of your vehicle at their facility the week of August 20 -25.)
We have been able to provide a full featured track event for only...
(First 20 Instructors at no charge)
Twilight Event at Pocono!
Pocono Raceway - North Course!
Saturday September 8th - 4:00pm to 12:00am
We have received a great amount of interest from both students and solo drivers who wished this event were going to take place on a Saturday Night and provide for student and solo drivers!
Pocono Raceway has been able to provide us with a Saturday night date to host this event and we are providing instructors for the first 20 students to sign up!
We can now allow the first 20 students (Green, Yellow drivers with Instructors required) to sign up.
The first 20 Instructors who sign up will be able to run at no charge.
All participants will be organized into run groups in accordance with experience, skill, and type of vehicle based on the experience of the applicants. Participants not "signed off" to solo will be required to drive with an instructor on board at all times.
This event is open to all makes and model vehicles.
We have been able to keep the cost of this event below $200.00.
An Afternoon - Night Track Event!
You will receive the same amount of track time as a daytime HPDE.
This event will start in daylight, 4:00 pm and we will continue driving into darkness before ending at 12:00 am.
Students should sign up early as this event is sure to sell out!
Join the Motorsports Rehabilitation Foundation and the Independent Motorsports Group for our Pocono Twilight North Course High Performance Driver Education (HPDE) Event.
This is the first Twilight event of this type to be offered in the Northeast!
Pocono Raceway has been repaved for 2012!
We will be allowing the first 20 students to sign up and experience the Pocono North Course at this event.
There will be a 30 minute Sprint Race held by IMG at the end of the HPDE event. The Sprint Race includes a 24 minute daytime practice, 24 minute qualifying at dusk, and a 30 minute feature race at 11:15 PM. The Sprint Race is open to all racers with a current race license from IMG or a recognized sanctioning body.
The Sprint Race will not interfere with the HPDE. This race will be the grand finale to the HPDE event. All are welcome to stay after the HPDE event and spectate.
In teaming up with IMG, Motorsports Rehabilitation Foundation will be able to provide some unique features to this HPDE event that are a rarity at other HPDE events. For those who are interested, IMG is offering timing for our HPDE participants. Although, the HPDE portion is not a part of the race, IMG is offering lap timers for those in the Solo run groups at a great rental price of $35.00! During or after the event you can keep track of your lap times and even compare to the other cars in your run group! After the event you will be able to review your lap times posted on IMG Racing’s website. This is truly a unique feature for an HPDE that is yet another way to improve your skills.
For more information on Lap timers please contact IMG at firstname.lastname@example.org
MRF and IMG are providing you the following:
A track event sub $200.00
Limited number of solo/advanced participants and open to the first 20 students in the instructed run group.
Track time in daylight and as the sun goes down, a night track event. The sun sets at 7:18! You will have two runs in daylight and the rest as the sun goes down and the lights come on. Cooler temps mean more HP!
Lighting is being provided on the North Course of the super speedway, corners, flag stations, pit-out, staging, paddock area the garage areas.
Flag stations will be manned by Professional Flaggers.
Track Side Dinner. There will be a banquet style dinner with serving stations consisting of pasta, salad, snacks and beverages and of course, coffee will be available throughout the night.
Reflective numbers for your car.
Professional coaching on night track driving.
The opportunity to be one of the first to participate in a Twilight Track Event!
The Twilight Event schedule will be:
(same as a normal track event only starting at 4:00pm versus 8:00am)
Gates open at 4:00pm
(Trailer/car drop off available all day Saturday)
Registration and Tech Inspection from 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Drivers Meeting at 5:15pm
First car on track at 6:00pm
Dinner provided from 7:30 to 8:30pm
Track closes at 12:00am
The event will be run on the North Course at Pocono Raceway in Longpond, PA. The "North Course" features a 1.5 mile road course with 9 challenging turns and utilizes a portion of the high bank oval and turn 3 of the NASCAR circuit. There will be a full service paddock space. Amenities on this circuit include concession buildings, event garages, cafeteria and fuel pumps.
For additional information:
If you are planning on staying the night Saturday, September 8th, we have special group rates reserved at these near by hotels:
The Blakeslee Inn
Mini Suites and Double Rooms available for $98.00 under group name MRF
Lilac Lane Pocono Lake, PA 18347
The Blakeslee Inn is a very nice and clean place to stay with a superb restaurant and lounge. The Blakeslee Inn has by far the best food in the Poconos. There will be a coupon of buy one entree get one free available for the MRF guests.
BEST WESTERN Inn at Blakeslee-Pocono
Kings and Doubles available for $115.00 under group name MRF
Route 115, Blakeslee, Pennsylvania 18610
The Best Western Inn at Blakeslee-Pocono is another nice place to stay. They have amenities like an heated indoor pool and sauna and a free complimentary breakfast. The Best Western maybe a good choice for those bringing family being that they have the pool.
The Independent Motorsports Group is dedicated to providing an inclusive, friendly, and safe place to enjoy high speed competitive driving in a helpful community atmosphere. IMG would like to thank the Motorsports Rehabilitation Foundation for this unique opportunity to host this twilight race event.
For more information about the Independent Motorsports Group and other events, head to www.imgracing.com.
Motorsports Rehabilitation Foundation (MRF) is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) corporation whose mission is
to provide financial assistance to those who have become injured or have perished while participating in a sanctioned motorsports event. MRF provides financial assistance to injured participants of any sanctioned event whether involving automobiles, motorcycles, trucks, boats, snowmobiles, ATVs, etc at any level whether Professional, Amateur, Club, etc. Please do not hesitate to contact us and find out if your organization qualifies for MRF assistance. for more information on MRF go to WWW.GOMRF.org
All proceeds from this event will be donated to MRF! A tax exempt receipt is available for your use and this event is tax deducible.
This is first event of this type in the Northeast and all proceeds help the mission of MRF.
This event will help perfect your daytime and night driving since this is an HPDE event.
Lessons and skills learned at these events really do transfer to everyday driving, as we all know. Now we have the opportunity to perfect our skills at twilight! There really is no better way to improve your skills.
This is not a racing school, nor is it a competitive event.
The event organizers and Directors at MRF, CI and Event Master Scott Lynn, Michele Randall and Eugene Hahn have over 25 years experience in HPDE's through the Porsche Club of America and Audi Club of America and have successfully hosted other HPDE events at Pocono Raceway. They have experience with night track events.
All proceeds from this event are being donated to MRF... $195.00 Thank You for your support!