About this event
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Victoria Motor Sports Club
Join us on Saturday August 5th, 2023 for an Open Lapping day (track day) at Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit
Gates open at 8:30am with on-track activities from 10:00am - 5:00pm.
Come out to join a community, improve your driving, learn safe track etiquette, and have a fun day.
This event is open to experienced drivers only. This event is not geared towards first-time drivers, however if this describes you and you're interested in attending then please send us a note. If we have enough interest from novice drivers to form a run one group then we will proceed.
This event is limited to 45 Drivers.
*No refunds within two months of the event date. All refunds are subject to a mandatory 20% cancellation fee
1) A valid BC, Alberta, or Washington drivers license is required. No additional licenses are required.
2) All registrations must be accompanied by electronic payment.
3) Your entry fee does not include lunch.
4) Registrants will be responsible for their own track clean-ups, vehicle tow fees, track or transponder damage, or any associated fees billed to SGMC.
5) Feel free to ask any questions you may have by emailing the event registrar.
The Track Day (Lapping) event will be limited to a maximum of 45 participants.
8:30 am* - Gates open
9:00 am - Check in
9:25 am - Mandatory drivers meeting
10:00 am - Group A
10:20 am - Group B
10:40 am - Group C
11:00 am - Repeat
1:00 pm - Lunch (not provided)
2:00 pm - On track activities continue
5:00 pm - On track activities cease
6:00 pm - Premises must be vacated
*BC Ferries arrives at Duke point - 7:15am, or at Departure Bay - 8:10am. It is a 45 minute drive to VIMC.
**The schedule is tentative and subject to change
First Time Driver?
This event is not geared towards first-time drivers, however if this describes you and you're interested in attending then please send us a note. If we have enough interest from novice drivers to form a run one group then we will proceed.
If your vehicle has been well maintained and your brakes have been recently serviced, you are likely eligible to participate.
Technical inspection is mandatory for all cars with special attention given to brakes, suspension, throttle linkages, and loose articles in the car. The responsibility is on the participant to ensure that the car's and driver’s equipment complies with all rules and regulations. The very act of presenting a car for any technical inspection is deemed to be an acceptance of this responsibility. Please contact the registrar with any questions after registering.
Convertibles: Convertibles must meet SCCA Time Trials Safety and must be actively insured for road use.
Tech inspection includes, but is not limited to:
-Brake pads (min. 50% all around), fluid has been recently flushed and pedal is firm
-Brake rotors are not cracked
-Steering components are tight
-No loose suspension components (Ball-joints, bushings)
-No leaking fluids
-Battery is secure
-Throttle is not sticking
-No loose items in car
-Proper tires and tread depth for the weather
-Wheel nuts/ bolts are torqued
-No cracks in windscreen greater than 4"
-No loose body panels
-Seat belts are working perfectly; aftermarket harness is FIA or SFI approved and not expired
-Hood is secure
-Helmet meets minimum rating requirement
-Closed toe footwear
Track noise limit is 95db measured 50 feet from the racing line. Vehicles that exceed the sound limit will not be permitted to run.
All drivers and passengers must wear a Snell SA 2015 or Snell M helmet (Snell M rated helmets require a balaclava) when on track and any designated hot areas. Any car with a roll bar/ cage must use a Snell SA helmet (Snell M not allowed).