Mon, Nov 21, 2022

Thunderhill East 3-mile November 21, 2022

Thunderhill Raceway Park

About this event

 

  • We are only running 3 groups  Beginner/Novice, Intermediate, and advanced/open passing.
  • Each group will be scheduled for two 20 minute sessions and four 25 minute sessions.
  • $205 for members and $225 for non-members.  
  • Cancellations by November 7 will receive a full refund.
  • All brands of cars are welcome. 
  • Novice and Intermediate groups will have open passing on the straights and pointbys required in the turns.
  • Advanced group is open passing.
  • Open wheel cars are allowed in the Advanced Group only.
  • We have a limited number of spaces for Beginner drivers (zero days track experience).
  • Lemons type race cars are allowed and will receive an inspection at the track.

The Golden Gate Lotus Club has been running open track events for over 20 years.  We are a non-profit group and our goal is to provide low-hassle open track days for minimum cost with maximum track time. 

All brands of cars are welcome at our events.  Typical events are about 20% Lotus and 80% other cars.   Lemons-type race cars are allowed if they are in excellent mechanical condition (Lemons cars will receive a special safety inspection at the track).  Open top cars must have a roll bar with rear braces or factory installed roll-over protection (pop-up bars or similar).  Open wheel race cars are allowed in the Advanced Group only.  Roll bars in open cars must pass the broomstick test.  (top of drivers helmet must not be above the top off the roll bar and windscreen.  

Helmets must be rated SA2015 or later.  Motorcycle helmets are not allowed.  Eye protection is required for open cars.  Head and neck restraint systems are STRONGLY recommended for all drivers and passengers.  If you are using a 4, 5, or 6 point harness then a head and neck restraint system is required.  

 

Event requirements

 

This event will run rain or shine. 

You are solely responsible for the safety of your car.  We may choose to inspect cars for safety at any time for any reason.  Lemon's type cars and cars with damaged bodywork will receive a special safety inspection at the track.  Any size water, brake fluid, or fuel leaks will disqualify you.  Minor oil leaks are typically acceptable.

You are responsible for any damage you cause to the track or facilities.  Any extra charges from the track for cleanup, fire, damage, etc may be charged back to you and we will decide this on  a case-by-case basis.

Your helmet  must be rated Snell SA 2015 or later.  Motorcycle helmets are not allowed.

All cars must have numbers on both sides of the cars for Identification.  Pick any number.  Digits must be 6” tall minimum.

 

 

 

Thunderhill Raceway Park

Willows, CA
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Organizer

Open Track organized by

Golden Gate Lotus Club

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Thunderhill East 3-mile November 21, 2022

Mon, Nov 21, 2022