Fri, May 3, 2024

Thunderhill East May 3, 2024

Thunderhill Raceway Park

About this event

 THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL BRANDS OF CARS

THIS EVENT IS NOT OPEN FOR REGISTRATION YET.  CHECK BACK SOON.

  • Each group will get five 20 minute sessions.   Price is $240 for non GGLC members and 260 for non-members.  You can join the club for $25 and take the member discount.  This price will likely increase as we get closer to the event, especially if the weather is looking good, so I recommend you sign up early.
  • We are running this event as guests of LightSpeed as they have rented the track for the day and sold us 2 run groups.
  • We are only running 2 groups, one with open passing, and one with pointbys required in the turns and short straights and open passing on the long straights.
  • Cancelations with full refund are allowed before April 18
  • All brands of cars are welcome. 
  • Open wheel cars are allowed in the Advanced Group only.
  • Beginner drivers (zero track days previous experience) are allowed and will be required to have a GGLC approved coach in the passenger seat. Space limited for this

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 and 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.  

You are responsible for any damage you cause to the track or facilities.  Any extra charges from the track for cleanup, fire, K-walls, 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.  This is your responsibility as we do not routinely ispect helmets.

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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