About this event
SCCA Track Event & Time Attack #1
Saturday March 26, 2022 at Thunderhill Raceway Park
“Held Under the SCCA Time Trials Rules” Sanction Numbers 22-TERG-57659 / 22-TTTA-57660
Welcome to the 2022 season round 1, a combined Track Event and Time Attack Competition Event on the Thunderhill 2 Mile West Road Course.
Track Event (TE) is non-timed lapping in your car, with an emphasis on learning. Instruction will be in-classroom and in-car or observation. No previous experience required. Most street legal automobiles and some classes of race prepared cars are allowed. Open top automobiles must have factory rollover protection or an SCCA Time Trials approved rollbar. See Track Event Safety Rules for additional requirements.
Time Trials is a TIME ATTACK competition for fastest lap, open to almost all street-licensed cars and those prepared to the current SCCA Time Trials Rules. Cars prepared to Solo Street Prepared or Street Mod and all full race prepared open or closed wheel cars are acceptable. Open top automobiles must have factory rollover protection or an SCCA Time Trials approved roll bar. Race Prepared Cars running in a GCR Race class must meet all requirements of their respective class including cage, window nets or arm restraints, fire suppression system and driver safety gear including fire suit, gloves, socks and driver restraint system. Head and neck restraint are highly recommended but not required. See Time Trials Rules for driver eligibility requirements.
All groups will have four 20 minute sessions each day.
Loaner helmets are available no-charge.
SCCA membership required; weekend memberships available for $20.
Special Introductory Offer: If you have been 'on the fence' trying to decide if track events are your cup of tea Reno Region has established an introductory discount just for you. Instead of paying the original entry of $250 we are offering a special $50 discount for first timers that are not experienced 'track junkies' and have not run with us previously. The $200 Special includes entry in our Track Event (TE) Novice Class, four 20 minute on-track sessions, ample classroom instruction, in-car coach and lunch. You know you want to do it, now is the time.
Regular Entry Fees: Track Event (TE) / Time Attack (TA), $250 Regular Registration.
Early Bird Registration: Enter before March 5 and recieve a $30.00 discount off the entry fee.
For those who just can't get enough track time we offer a Dual Entry. For an additional $75 you can run the same car and driver in both Time Attack groups (TT 1 & TT 2). That's a mind boggling 2 hours and 40 minutes of track time for just $325. ($295 W Early Bird)
A $25 Late Penalty for walk-on or late registration may be assesed at event.
Transponders are available ($25 rental fee) at Reno Region Time Trial events
Friday, March 25:
Camping is available in the paddock of the West course Friday March 25, beginning around 5:30pm. Registration and tech inspection may be open as well on Friday evening; if you are in the area, stop by and save some time on Saturday morning.
Saturday, March 26:
Registration and Tech Inspection open at 7:00 a.m.
Mandatory Drivers/Volunteer Meeting 8:15 a.m.
Track Familiarization Tour beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Lunch Break at 12:30 p.m.
Thunderhill Raceway Park is located seven miles west of Willows, CA at 5250 Hwy 162, Willows CA 95988
Overnight camping in the paddock will be allowed Friday night. The paddock must be cleared by 6:00 p.m. Saturday evening following the event.
Link to Event Schedule, Meetings & Run Groups: https://www.renoscca.org/documents/Trials/1969/TE_TT%20Event%20Schedule%2003262022.pdf
Link to Thunderhill 2 Mile Track Map: https://assets.website-files.com/619df2608f1a121ee5a594e7/61a79cc65e5d6b528d0cedac_2-mile.jpeg
We use National Time Trials Vehicle Classification Rules plus Region Classes. National classes include Sport Category, Tuner Category, Max Category and Unlimited Category. Time Trials National Classes are defined in Time Trials Rules at https://timetrials.scca.com/pages/classmycar. Region only classes can be found in the Reno Time Trial Supplemental Classes at https://www.renoscca.org/documents/Trials/2022/2022 Region Only Time Trials Car Classes.pdf
Complete safety rules including required driver gear and vehicle safety requirements can be found here: http://timetrials.scca.com/pages/full-safety-rules
Tech Inspection Guidelines - Bring completed self tech forms or Annual Tech/Vehicle Logbook to Tech Inspection after registering. All cars must have a Tech Sticker in place before going on track.
Self Tech Inspection Form https://www.renoscca.org/documents/Trials/2022/SCCA_TT_TechForm_22-2.pdf
Physical ability statement: By registering for this event, you certify that you have the ability to handle the physical and mental demands of competition for the length of a session for each session of the event.
Covid-19: Our goal is to have a safe and enjoyable event for everyone. Please respect current guidelines regarding masks and distancing. We want you and our staff to go home healthy!
Sound Levels: 103dbA sound limit is in effect at all Thunderhill events between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sound levels before 9:00 am and after 5:00 pm must not exceed 95 dbA. No race engines may be started at Thunderhill before 7:30 a.m. nor operate after 6:00 p.m.
Notice: Timed competition is not allowed in Reno SCCA Track Events. Transponders are required for all Time Attack competitors wishing to have timed results or to compete for region championship points. Transponders are available on a first come, first served basis for a rental fee of $25.