Fri, Aug 17 - Sun, Aug 19, 2018

Schattenbaum NJMP- Adv. Drivers Ed at Club Race

Thunderbolt Raceway

About this event

Come out and join Schattenbaum Region for a great 3-day event on the Thunderbolt circuit at New Jersey Motorsports Park. 

DE participants will get lots of track time each day, and can watch some exciting club racing between run sessions.

NOTE: Entrants in the PCA Club Race are not permitted to register for this DE event.  If you are registering for the PCA Club Race, you are in the wrong place.  Click here for the Club Race registration site.

This DE is for solo/advanced drivers only and is held in conjunction with a PCA Club Race.  There will be no instruction, no students and no novice drivers at this event. 

Preference is given to 3-day entrants and those with prior Advanced (Black or Red run group) experience. 
Experienced intermediate drivers will be admitted if space is available, at the discretion of the registrar.
Fri-only and Sat/Sun-only registration, or drivers with Intermediate-level experience will be accepted on a space-available basis.

Dates: August 17-19, 2018 (Fri., Sat., Sun)
Track: Thunderbolt 
Registration is open until August 13.

Fee Schedule:  

PCA Members (membership number MUST be provided in your profile):

Fri/Sat/Sun: $475
Sat/Sun Only: $325
Fri Only: $170

Non-PCA Members:

Fri/Sat/Sun: $525
Sat/Sun Only: $350
Fri Only: $185

Saturday Dinner Banquet:  $30

Garage Rental: $TBD

No payment is required at time of registration.  
The entry fee will be automatically charged to your credit card approximately 30 days prior to the event.

Payment and Cancellation Policy:

  • All entrants must have a credit card on file at unless other payment arrangements have been made with the registrar for the upcoming event.
  • Credit cards will be charged 30 days prior to the event.  Registrations made within 30 days of the event will be charged immediately.
  • For cancellation 15-30 days in advance of the event start date, there is a $50 administrative fee ($25 for a 1-day registration).  The balance will be refunded to your credit card.
  • For cancellation less than 15 days from the event, no refunds or event credits will be issued.
  • Cancellation should be made via  Notify the registrar via email to if there are any issues regarding cancellation.

Event requirements

Open to all licensed drivers age 18 or older.  

Open to all licensed drivers age 18 or older. 
All track-worthy sports cars may be accepted pending a satisfactory safety inspection prior to the event.  No SUVs.  A Safety Inspection Form must be completed before the event and submitted at the track.  Vehicles deemed by Schattenbaum staff to be unsuitable for high speed track events will not be permitted.

PCA / NJ Motorsports Park Requirements:

  •  Helmets must be Snell 2010 or 2015 rated, SA or M.  Helmets MUST be closed face.
  •  All convertibles must have rollover protection (No un-deployed "pop-up" bars), with top up if possible.
  •  All cars running open-top must have proper 5 or 6-point harnesses, harness-compatible seats and arm restraints.
  •  Long pants and long-sleeve shirts required.  Short-sleeve shirts MAY be permitted if allowed by the track.  
  •  Shorts and open shoes are NOT permitted beyond the pit lane fence.
  •  Helmets must be worn when riding mopeds and motorcycles anywhere on the property.
  •  Harness expiration dates are enforced (SFI 2 years, FIA 5 years)



Additional NJMP Information:

1. The NJMP track registration office is open the night before an event from 6-10 pm and also from 7:00-10 am every morning.  All participants who wish to purchase NJMP support services such as camping, electricity, garages, and suite rentals must go to the NJMP window to sign waivers and pay for the additional services .  Participants will not be able to purchase additional services outside of these registration hours.  

2.  All persons entering the NJMP facility are required to sign NJMP's waiver statement.  No one will beallowed to enter the park without the proper wrist band or credential.  All DE entrants must also sign a PCA liability waiver when checking in for the event in the padock classroom.  Credentials distributed by Schattenbaum are for Club use only and do not override or substitute NJMP credentials unless previously authorized by NJMP.

3. Typically, groups will not be allowed to enter the paddock until 7pm the night before an event.  However, NJMP security personnel may permit early entry on a case by case basis.  This will never occur before 6pm.  The same procedure applies to the morning entry time of 7am.  Contact NJMP directly to inquire about early entry.

4. State of New Jersey Chapter 62 Race Track Regulations do not allow anyone under the age of 18 to enter the hot pits.  Therefore, NJMP security will not allow anyone without the proper wristband/credentials to go beyond the pit lane fence.  These credentials will be distributed at our registration window.

Entries (75)

Santiago Garcia
Jonathan Schepps
Dean DeBroekert
Thomas Stolz
Robert Stine
Eric Palotas
Jim Zornes
Vernon MacIntyre

Thunderbolt Raceway

Millville, NJ


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