Seeking a Chief of Tech

Are you a sports car-lover? Would you rather spend your weekends at the race track than in your garage? Are you good at determining if a car is compliant with specific mechanical and safety regulations? If so, this is the job for you! We need a Chief of Tech to manage safety compliance and post-event inspections on cars that participate in our weekend events. We are willing to train the right person for the job. We host 7-10 events a year (typically once a month) at racetracks throughout Southern California. Skills/Qualifications Loves cars. Possesses a solid mechanical understanding of cars and their safety profiles. Knows how to use appropriate tools to take precise measurements and document results. Employs positive, engaging interpersonal skills. Duties/Responsibilities Conduct safety inspections on cars and personal gear and document results Issue event compliance stickers Inspect cars for post-race compliance according to the NASA Club Codes and […]

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Event Schedule: Feb. 13-14, 2021 at Willow Springs Int’l. Raceway

The schedule is the same for both Saturday and Sunday. Here is a pdf of the schedule: SchedWSFEB2021 This is subject to change! Check posted schedule before driving on track. Timed races start when pace car leaves & include cool down lap unless otherwise specified.  Duration Start Time End Time  Event 6:30 AM 10:00 PM Gates open. 7:00 AM 5:00 PM Tech and registration open. 0:30 8:00 AM 8:30 AM HPDE and TT: Mandatory drivers’ meeting outside cafeteria. You will lose your track time if you don’t attend. *Wear Masks* 0:20 8:00 AM 8:20 AM RACE GROUP A & B: WARMUP CHECK TRANSPONDERS 0:20 8:20 AM 8:40 AM RACE GROUP C: WARMUP CHECK TRANSPONDERS 0:20 8:40 AM 9:00 AM Time Trial 0:20 9:00 AM 9:20 AM HPDE 3 & 4 0:05 9:20 AM 9:40 AM HPDE 1 & 2 0:20 9:40 AM 10:00 AM Competition Drivers’ School 0:05 10:00 AM […]

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Track Advice: Sessions 2-4

Session 2: I’m really on a racetrack! What should I think about? Track Communication • Corner Workers, do you know where they are, what they are for? Waive to them on cool down lap. • Passing – Doing it and being passed. Be predictable and use hand signals • Situational awareness – Sharing the track with others. • Learn key corner numbers/names for discussion Elements of a turn 1. Braking Zone- Firm application of brake in a straight line prior to corner 2. Turn-In – Point of brake release and movement of the steering wheel to hit the>>>>> 3. Apex – Point on track inside tire should touch during the turn which is critical to the proper line 4. Exit- Point on edge of track you will find as you unwind the steering wheel while applying throttle Good driving techniques • Straight line adjustments: Shifting and Braking should be done […]

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Registration Is Open!

Hello 2021! Here’s to a great season of racing!  Motor Madness and Competition Drivers School Feb. 13-14, 2021 at Willow Springs International Raceway HPDE — Time Trial — Road Racing — Competition Drivers’ School We have a full season planned, with eight events at four tracks, three enduros, competition drivers’ school, and Teen Mazda Challenge. So, start by registering for the season opener and kicking off a fantastic year at the track. Happy New Year!

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