About this event
Experience the thrill of driving under the stars at an affordable price. VCMC is proud to present a track night event as well as time trials at mission raceway park on Aug 2nd 2023.
First timers are welcome!
Are you a racing enthusiast eagar to take your first step into the exhilarating of track driving? Look no further this is a novice + first timer friendly event. There will be a dedicated beginner session with coaches to guide you through the fundamentals of driving, and provide valuable tips to keep you safe and improve your skills. You will be put into a lead follow format before being signed off for solo driving.
We will be providing 2 open lapping sessions for a relaxed and advanced group. Come out and take your cars for a drive and get some good photos of those glowing red rotors.
Time Trials Sessions
Time Attack events are held as a No-Passing Time Attack and is open to drivers of various experience levels. Drivers are grouped by their lap time and vehicle class to ensure that all the drivers and vehicles in each session are evenly matched.
Time Attack offers a safe environment for those looking to join a group of people who test both their personal limits and the limits of the car. We aim to create a constructive community for participants to work together and defeat the proverbial clock. You require a CACC time trials licence to run in the timed session.
- Time Trials - (CACC Time Attack Licence Required + $35 Transponder)
- Advanced Group
- Relaxed Group
- Novice Group
Session will be only 15 mins each to keep car wear to a minimum.
Entry Fee **Prices subject to change prior to release date**
*If you are running in the time trials session, a transponder is required. It will be a $35 dollar fee.
Membership is included. You automatically become a member when you register and attend an event.
All registrations must be accompanied by electronic payment.
Your entry fee does not include dinner.
Feel free to ask any questions you may have or discuss our Time Attack program with any of our Time Attack Directors.
The Time Attack event will be limited to a maximum of 50 paid participants plus organizing volunteers. (This number is subject to change pending additional room)
4:00 PM - Gates & tech open
4:45 PM - Mandatory drivers meeting
5:00 PM - on track sessions begin
9:00 PM - on track activities cease
10:00 PM - premises must be vacated
*The schedule is tentative and subject to change during the event.
Technical inspection shall be mandatory for all cars with special attention given to brakes, suspension, throttle linkages, and loose articles in the car. The responsibility to ensure that the cars and driver’s equipment complies with all regulations and is safe rests solely on the entrant and driver. The very act of presenting a car for any Technical Inspection is deemed to be an acceptance of this responsibility.
Convertibles: All soft top or hard top convertible vehicles are ineligible to participate unless they are equipped with adequate roll protection as specified in the CACC Time Attack Rules and pass the "broomstick test". Factory roll hoops do not count as pre-approved roll protection.
A complete technical inspection breakdown can be found on page 19 of the CACC Time Attack Rules.
Tech check includes, but is not limited to:
-Brakes (min. 50% all around), pedal firm and not soft
-Steering components tight
-Suspension components nothing loose (Ball-joint, bushings)
-No leaking fluids
-Throttle not sticking
-Remove all loose items in car
-Proper tires and tread depth
-Wheel nut/bolt torqued
-No major cracks in windscreen
-No loose body panels
-Seat belts working in factory condition; aftermarket harness FIA or SFI approved and not expired
-Coolant level adequate
-Door can be opened from both inside/outside
-Windshield wiper operating and working in good condition for the track (if rain is present)
-Fuel cap present and not leaking
-Exhaust note is within db limit for the track
-Driver: Helmet (minimum Snell 2010 rating), proper footwear (closed toe), long sleeve shirt, and long pants.
Track noise limit is 95db measured from the racing line. Vehicles that exceed the sound limit will not be permitted to run.
All drivers and passengers must wear a Snell M 2010 (or newer with a SFI balaclava) or Snell SA helmet 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).
Loaner helmets are available upon request, if one is needed please make a note of it while registering prior to the event.
Sport racers or any low sitting purpose built race cars are not eligible to run with the street cars at our events due to safety concerns. If you are driving a Sports Racer at the event please contact the organizer prior to the event.
Time Trials Only
The event will include 1 warmup/ qualifying sessions and 2+ timed sessions (time permitting)
Qualifying runs: 15 minutes
Drivers will first qualify during the first heat of the event, vehicle run heats will be determined from these times and grouped into timed run heats.
Timed runs: Out-lap, 3 timed laps, cool-down lap
Run heats will be staggered based on each cars fastest time of the day. If you surpass another vehicles lap time, you will run ahead of them in your heat. Organizers will actively update and stager drivers based on their perspective lap times.
We wil be classifying cars under the SCCA Time Trials System. Please refer to the SCCA Time Trials class my car tool for more information. If you have questions you can ask on our Facebook Group, Forum or send an email to our competition director at firstname.lastname@example.org