Thu, Sep 8, 2022

Portland BMW Club - Sept. 8th HPDE (Thursday)

Portland Int'l Raceway

About this event

Join us for a great HPDE at Portland International Raceway (PIR);  the program includes run groups for Advanced, Intermediate and Novice drivers.

This event is limited to 85 cars in these three run groups. 

Please sign up early to guarantee your spot in the event.  Pre-registration pricing is $225 and is available up to 30 days prior to the event.

The standard event registration fee is $250.  For more information about this event, please go to the driver schools information page under the activities tab at:

Please make sure that you full understand the event change/cancelation policy on the event registration page.

Please use your unique 10-digit cell phone number as your membership number of our events.

For more information on PIR:  

Portland International Raceway is located just west of the I-5 Freeway (exit 306-B), about 6 miles west of Portland International Airport, 2 miles south of Vancouver, Washington and about 3 miles north of downtown Portland.

Food, lodging, automotive supplies and fuel are available at several nearby locations

Event requirements

Tech Inspection:  7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Before getting into the Tech line, remove all loose articles from the interior and trunk of the vehicle.  This includes floor mats that are not fastened to the carpets. All removable wheel covers must be removed.

Mandatory Driver’s Meetings at:  8:15 a.m. and 12:40p.m. You must attend the driver’s meeting to drive. Novices must be present for the all drivers meetings and will not be admitted after morning meeting.

Cost, Membership and Identification
The driver and co-driver registration fees are listed on the registration page and are time sensitive.  All driver are welcome at our events and event membership is part of the registration fee.  A valid driver’s license, and insurance card carrier/policy numbers are required.

General Requirements and Safety Regulations (Read This Section Carefully)

Helmets are Mandatory:  Acceptable helmets are SNELL rated SA, M or K 2010 or later (Snell sticker must be inside the helmet).    DOT Helmets are not acceptable.

DE Event FAQ:  please go to the driver schools information page under the activities tab at:

Brakes must be in good condition with fresh brake fluid recommended. Tires must be in good condition and properly inflated. Wheel bearings and all suspension components must be in good condition. Wheel lugs should be tightened to manufacturer’s specs. The battery must be secure in the vehicle.  

A securely mounted (interior) 1A10BC fire extinguisher is highly recommended

The driver and passenger MUST wear a combination seat belt/shoulder belt.  A maximum of one passenger will be allowed per car in the Advanced and Instructor groups only.  No one under 18 is allowed on the track or in any hazardous areas.  All minors must have a signed release.

We allow open cars with structural and/or factory roll protection to run at our events (e.g.  4 point rollover protection or cage, factory rollover protection or safety systems).

Examples of vehicle with factory protection systems are:  BMW Z3 (2000 and newer), Z4, 1 and 3 Series (E46 and newer) Convertibles, Porsche Boxster and Cabriolet (996/997), Audi TT Roadster, Honda S2000 and Ferrari 360/430 Spider.

We do not allow convertibles without rollover protection to run. 


Event change and cancellation policy for Portland BMW Club HPDE Days

We will accept event changes and cancelation up to 48 hours before the event and you will receive a credit* towards a Portland BMW Club HPDE event in the same calendar year; if we can fill your spot for that event.

If we are not able to fill your spot for this event then there will be no credit offered.

*A $40 cancelation fee will be assessed if we are able to move your registration to another day in the same calendar year. 

Event credits are non-transferable.


Contacts:  Greg Meythaler for general questions or specific event questions at (503) 805-9757 or email:  or  Greg Meythaler for instructor or novice event questions at: 503-805-9757 (cell) or email:

for a list of rules regarding our event, please go to the driver schools information page under the activities tab at:


Entries (63)

Gary Johnson
Paul Yutan
James Flynn
Scott Sullivan
Paul Curtin
Steven Savas
Kurt Zimmerman
Michael Chang

Portland Int'l Raceway

Portland, OR
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Event over!