Sat, Apr 13 - Sun, Apr 14, 2013

TGPR TT and Spring school

Talladega Gran Prix Raceway

About this event






April 13-14, 2013


Sanction # 13-TT-2362-S, 13-PDX-2361-S


Chief Steward                 George Bugg                   Registrar                   Eden Powell       

Safety Steward               Andy Tow                      Chief Instructor           Brett Whisenant

Race Board Chair              Craig Farr                    


Talladega Gran Prix Raceway is a 1.41 mile road course located on Alabama State Highway 21, 12 miles south of Oxford, Alabama, and 8 miles north of Talladega, Alabama.  The track has showers, restrooms, compressed air, Electrical hook-ups, and 98 octane unleaded fuel.  Overnight camping is permitted.  Electricity is available through Talladega Grand Prix Raceway for $10 per day per 115v outlet and $15 per day per 30/50 amp outlet.  The track gate will be locked each evening at 10:30 p.m.  There is a payphone at the track (256-362-9985).  The caller should ask to have their party paged.  The track concession stand WILL BE OPEN for breakfast and lunch, Saturday and Sunday from 7:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.


Event Headquarters will be at the Track.

TGPR, 46 Pilgrim Lane, Munford, AL 362684


There are several very nice hotels located 12 miles north of the track, in Oxford, AL.

Event requirements


Tennessee Valley/Alabama Region of the SCCA Official Entry Form

SEDiv Time Trials Championship Event, TT School & PDX

Talladega Gran Prix Raceway – April 13-14, 2013 -- Sanction #13—TT-2362-S, 13-PDX-2361-S


GCR Classes:  FA, FB, FC, FE, FF, FS, FST, FV, FM, F500, F600, ASR, CSR, DSR, S2000, SRF, LC, STU, GT1, GT2, GT3, GTL, AS, EP, FP, HP, T1, T2, T3, T4, ITA, ITB, ITC, ITR, ITS, Spec Miata, SM5, B Spec

Regional/TT Classes: SPECIAL (SP), VO, VC, CF, SPO, SPU, GTA, IT7, IT7R, ITO, SU



Note:  TT and PDX Groups will be adjusted race day to even out run groups. 



                        PDX & TT School Students          TT Entrants

FRIDAY, April 12

5:00p – 8:00p  Registration & Tech @ the Paddock Shak

7:00p - 8:00p  PDX & Time Trials Overview in Paddock Shak

10:30p             Track Gates Closed for the Night


SATURDAY, April 13

7:00 am           Gates Open at Track

7:00 - 10:00     Registration and Tech at Shak

7:00 – 7:15       TT & PDX Instructors Meeting in Shak

7:15 - 7:45       WORKER’S MEETING BEHIND Shak,

7:15 - 7:45       DRIVER'S MEETING at Shak

8:00 - 8:30      Student Classroom Session in Paddock Shak

8:00 - 12:00     PDX and Timed TT Runs by Group

12:00 – 1:30     Lunch

12:30 – 1:00     Student Classroom Session in Paddock Shak

1:30 – 5:00       PDX and Timed TT Runs by Group

5:00 - 5:30      Student Classroom Session in Paddock Shak

5:30                Social

10:30               Track Gates Closed for the Night


SUNDAY, April 14

7:00 am                 Gates Open at Track

7:00 - 8:30      Registration and Tech

7:30 - 7:45      WORKER"S MEETING BEHIND Shak,

7:30 - 7:45      DRIVER'S MEETING At Shak .

7:45 - 8:15       Student Classroom Session in Paddock Shak

8:00 - 11:00     PDX and Timed TT Runs by Group

11:00 - 12:00    Lunch

11:30 - 12:00    Student Classroom session in Shak

12:00 - 4:30     PDX and Timed TT Runs by Group

4:30                Students meet with Chief Instructor in Shak for Final Review

7:00                Track gates closed for the weekend.  All participants must be off the premise by this time.




Sanction #13-TT-2362-S, #13-PDX-2361-S


This event will be held under the 2013 SCCA General Competition Rules (GCR) and the 2013 SCCA Time Trials Rules (TTR) as amended by the SEDIV Time Trials Rules.  Further amendments may also be published in these Supplemental Regulations.

REGISTRATION:  Register on Entry forms may also be completed and mailed with your check to Eden Powell, 61 Hester Creek Road, Flintville, TN 37335, 931-937-0670 (No calls after 9:00pm CDT please).  Make check payable to “TVR SCCA”.  Late entries will be served at Registration, as per the schedule.  A $50 fee will be charged for any check returned by the bank.  A full refund will be made if the entry is withdrawn prior to tech.  A $50 fee will be charged anyone who does not withdraw and is a no-show.

Event Schedule/Run GroupS:  The event schedule or run groups may be changed at the discretion of the Chief Steward, with concurrence by the Race Board Chair, depending on pre-race entry counts or as needed to accommodate situations that may be encountered during the event.

TT STUDENTS:  Instruction pursuant to obtaining a TT license will be available.  If you desire to receive a Time Trials Competition License (eligible to compete at hill climbs), you should obtain a physical examination using the "2013 Physical Exam for SCCA Competition".  Otherwise, you may receive a TT Novice License until you complete your physical examination.  See for the medical exam form.

TT DRIVER ELIGIBILITY:  All Track Trials drivers must hold a SCCA Time Trials License or Time Trials Novice Permit.  SCCA Club Racing Competition Licenses, as well as competition licenses from other sanctioning bodies per the 2013 GCR are accepted.  NASA Time Trial licenses (full) are also accepted.  Time Trials Novice Permit holders will meet with the Chief Driving Instructor throughout the weekend.  Safety gear must meet GCR and TTR requirements.

VEHICLE ELIGIBILITY: Open to all vehicles conforming to the GCR, SCCA TTR and SEDIV TTR.  Rally cars will compete under the Rally America Rules and will be classed as SPU or SPO.  SEDIV Time Trials reserved numbers will be held until April 1.  Otherwise, numbers will be issued on a first come, first served basis.  For two driver cars, add the numeral "1" to the primary driver's number.

TIME TRIALS CHAMPIONSHIP RUNNING ORDER: Groups will be Open Wheel and Closed Wheel as determined by the number of entrants.  Groups may be combined at the recommendation of the Chief Steward.  Cars will be gridded according to relative times by the Pit/Grid Marshal. 

PDX:  PDX cars will be grouped separately and run in group rotation with the TT entrants.  PDX entrants may be limited. 

PASSING: There will be multiple cars on the course at any given time.  Passing will be allowed on designated straights with a point by from the driver being overtaken.  The overtaking driver shall not pass without a “point-by” from the driver being passed.  Passing shall be started and finished within the designated passing zones as shown herein.  The beginning and end of the passing zones will be marked by cones.    Specific instructions will be given at the MANDATORY Driver’s Meeting.

SCALES are NOT available at this event.

WAIVER:  Everyone entering the track must sign both the track and SCCA waiver.  Passes must be shown to enter the track.  There will be no exceptions.

TT TECH: All driver and vehicle safety equipment must meet current GCR and TTR specifications for a Level 3 Event.  Driver's head/ helmet to roll bar/roll cage clearance must meet the requirements of GCR and TTR.  Roll bar/roll cage padding is required per the GCR and TTR.  Cars must be re-inspected by the Chief of Tech if involved in an incident or if the vehicle is reported as leaking any fluids.  All entrants must have a vehicle log book complete with pictures and log book number.  Please fill in the date and event name prior to visiting tech.  Cars with an Annual Tech will present their logbook and Tech Card.  Arm restraints are required on all open cars.  The Championship Event entrants’ technical inspections will be conducted with "roaming" tech inspectors.  Please have your tech sheet filled out completely and placed on the windshield/front of your car and have your car and gear ready for inspection.

PDX DRIVER ELIGIBILITY:  Entrants must be a SCCA member and have a valid state driver's license.

PDX TECH:  PDX cars must meet the technical requirements found in the SCCA PDX TTR.

PDX HELMETS: All helmets must be M00, SA00 or later.

TT HELMETS: All helmets must be SA05 or later.  M-RATED OR SA-00 HELMETS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED FOR TT.

TRANSPONDERS: TGPR will have an AMB Transponder loop which will be used for this event.  All TT Competitors are required to have a transponder.  Competitors without an AMB transponder must rent one for the weekend for a fee of $40.00.  Each vehicle renting a transponder will require a special bracket into which the transponder may be quickly attached.  If you have not retained your bracket from previous events, they will be available for a small fee.  Rental will require a $400 deposit check to be left with registration to assure return of the transponder at the end of the event.

INSURANCE: Participant insurance will be provided in at least the minimum amount required by the SCCA.

PADDOCK:  You may park anywhere in the paddock provided you do not block the main paddock roads, pit entrance, pit exit areas, concession, tower or other specially marked areas.  A pit and paddock speed limit of 5 mph will be strictly enforced.

EMERGENCY LANES must be clear at all times for emergency traffic.

INTOXICANTS:  Use of intoxicants prior to the end of the day’s events is prohibited.  Anyone found to be using intoxicants during the event, or illegal drugs at any time while on the property, will be ejected from the property.  Drivers are responsible for their crew and guests.

THE TALLADEGA COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT PHONE NUMBER IS: (256) 362-2748.  In case of emergency, the Sheriff’s Department will contact individuals attending events at Talladega Gran Prix Raceway.

TALLADEGA GRAN PRIX RACEWAY’S GATES will be locked at 7:00 PM of the last day of the event.  Please be off the premises by that time.

GENERAL RULES: The track concession stand will be open for breakfast at 7:00 am and lunch both days.  It is recommended that you not bring pets to the track.  However, if you do bring your pet, it must remain restrained (leash, cage, pen, etc.) at all times.  Do not dump oil, gas or coolant anywhere.  Take your fluids home.  You must take everything you bring to the track with you when you leave.  Use caution and common sense when raising your car and supporting it on jack stands.  Part of the paddock area is grass so it is recommended that you use plywood or metal plates beneath your jacks and jack stands.  No glass containers are allowed on the property.  Anyone riding an atv or motorized scooter must be a licensed driver and wear a helmet.  An entrant may elect to waive SEDIV TT Series points by 


Entries (96)

Dan McMahan
Dave Perry
Sam Copeland
David Carroll
Ryan Sharp
David Stephens
John Murphy
Jim Bowers

Talladega Gran Prix Raceway

Munford, AL
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