Event Schedule: April 17-18, 2021 at Buttonwillow Raceway Park

Here is a pdf of the schedule: Sched-BW-April-2021-FINAL-1

Track configuration: Sat- #13 CW / Sun- #14 “A” Section

TIMED RACES START WHEN PACE CAR LEAVES & INCLUDE COOL-DOWN LAP, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED.
Subject to change! Check posted schedule before driving on track.
Gates open Friday at 3pm and remain open 24-hours until 6pm on Sunday.

Schedule for Saturday, April 17

Duration Start Time End Time Activity
7:00 5:00 PM TECH AND REGISTRATION OPEN
  8:00 AM SHARP 8:25 AM MANDATORY DRIVERS’ MEETING FOR HPDE & TT DRIVERS ON THE PATIO. 

FAILURE TO ATTEND WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF TRACK TIME. (Race Mtg. Later)

*Wear Mask @ Meetings*

0:20 8:00 AM 8:20 AM RACE GROUP A – WARMUP CHECK TRANSPONDERS;
0:20 8:20 AM 8:40 AM RACE GROUP B – WARMUP CHECK TRANSPONDERS;
0:20 8:40 AM 9:00 AM RACE GROUP C – WARMUP CHECK TRANSPONDERS;
0:20 9:00 AM 9:20 AM Time Trial
0:05 9:20 AM 9:25 AM Course Check- Time Permitting
0:20 9:25 AM 9:45 AM HPDE 3 & 4
0:20 9:45 AM 10:05 AM RACE GROUP A – QUALIFYING   CHECK TRANSPONDERS;
0:20 10:05 AM 10:25 AM HPDE 1 & 2
0:20 10:25 AM 10:45 AM RACE GROUP B – QUALIFYING   CHECK TRANSPONDERS;
0:05 10:45 AM 10:50 AM Course Check- Time Permitting
0:20 10:50 AM 11:10 AM Time Trial
0:20 11:10 AM 11:30 AM RACE GROUP C – QUALIFYING    CHECK TRANSPONDERS;
0:20 11:30 AM 11:50 AM HPDE 3 & 4
0:00 11:50 AM 11:50 AM RACE GROUP A, B, C Drivers’ Meeting @ Patio (Sat & Sun) *Wear Mask*
0:20 11:50 AM 12:10 PM HPDE 1 & 2
0:50 12:10 PM 1:00 PM Lunch Break & Course Check
0:20 1:00 PM 1:20 PM Time Trial
0:20 1:20 PM 1:40 PM RACE GROUP D- WERC Enduro Qualifying
0:05 1:40 PM 1:45 PM Course Check- Time Permitting
0:30 1:45 PM 2:15 PM RACE GROUP A- RACE 
0:20 2:15 PM 2:35 PM HPDE 3 & 4
0:05 2:35 PM 2:40 PM Course Check- Time Permitting
0:30 2:40 PM 3:10 PM RACE GROUP B – RACE 
0:00 3:10 PM 3:10 PM WERC ENDURO – Drivers Meeting @ Patio *Wear Mask*
0:20 3:10 PM 3:30 PM HPDE 1 & 2
0:05 3:30 PM 3:35 PM Course Check- Time Permitting
0:30 3:35 PM 4:05 PM RACE GROUP C- RACE
0:20 4:05 PM 4:25 PM Time Trial
0:20 4:25 PM 4:45 PM HPDE 3 & 4
0:20 4:45 PM 5:05 PM HPDE 1 & 2
1:10 5:05 PM 6:15 PM Evening Break
3:00 6:15 PM 9:15 PM WERC 3HR Endurance Race

Schedule for Sunday, April 18, 2021

Duration Start Time End Time Activity
7:00 5:00 PM TECH AND REGISTRATION OPEN
  8:00 AM SHARP 8:25 AM MANDATORY DRIVERS’ MEETING FOR HPDE & TT DRIVERS ON THE PATIO.
FAILURE TO ATTEND WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF TRACK TIME. (Race Mtg. Later)
*Wear Mask @ Meetings*
0:20 8:00 AM 8:20 AM RACE GROUP A – WARMUP CHECK TRANSPONDERS;
0:20 8:20 AM 8:40 AM RACE GROUP B – WARMUP CHECK TRANSPONDERS;
0:20 8:40 AM 9:00 AM RACE GROUP C – WARMUP CHECK TRANSPONDERS;
0:20 9:00 AM 9:20 AM Time Trial
0:05 9:20 AM 9:25 AM Course Check- Time Permitting
0:20 9:25 AM 9:45 AM HPDE 3 & 4
0:20 9:45 AM 10:05 AM RACE GROUP A – QUALIFYING   CHECK TRANSPONDERS;
0:20 10:05 AM 10:25 AM HPDE 1 & 2
0:20 10:25 AM 10:45 AM RACE GROUP B – QUALIFYING   CHECK TRANSPONDERS;
0:05 10:45 AM 10:50 AM Course Check- Time Permitting
0:20 10:50 AM 11:10 AM Time Trial
0:20 11:10 AM 11:30 AM RACE GROUP C – QUALIFYING    CHECK TRANSPONDERS;
0:20 11:30 AM 11:50 AM HPDE 3 & 4
0:00 11:50 AM 11:50 AM RACE GROUP A, B, C Drivers’ Meeting @ Patio (Sat & Sun)- **Wear Mask**
0:20 11:50 AM 12:10 PM HPDE 1 & 2
0:55 12:10 PM 1:05 PM Lunch Break & Course Check
0:20 1:05 PM 1:25 PM Time Trial
0:35 1:25 PM 2:00 PM RACE GROUP A- RACE 
0:05 2:00 PM 2:05 PM Course Check- Time Permitting
0:20 2:05 PM 2:25 PM HPDE 3 & 4
0:35 2:25 PM 3:00 PM RACE GROUP B – RACE 
0:20 3:00 PM 3:20 PM HPDE 1 & 2
0:05 3:20 PM 3:25 PM Course Check- Time Permitting
0:35 3:25 PM 4:00 PM RACE GROUP C- RACE
0:20 4:00 PM 4:20 PM Time Trial
0:20 4:20 PM 4:40 PM HPDE 3 & 4
0:20 4:40 PM 5:00 PM HPDE 1 & 2
HPDE Group Definitions

HPDE 1: Novice. Instructor assigned, passing on main straights only.
HPDE 2: Beginner. Instructors optional, but encouraged. Passing on main straights only.
HDPE 3: Intermediate. Passing areas more liberal and increasing as day progresses.
HPDE 4: Advanced. Passing allowed anywhere using caution
Time Trial: Advanced. Passing allowed anywhere using caution; compete for fastest lap times.

Race Group Definitions

Group A: American Iron, ST, SU, GTS, Spec MX-5, Spec Z, Spec Iron, Thunder Roadster
Group B: 944 Spec, HC, SM
Group C: SE46, SE30, Spec 3
Group D: WERC Enduro (Saturday only)

Event Officials

Event Director: Mike Collins
Registration: Cathy De Leon, Tessa Kyriakopoulos
Race Director: Shawn Meze
HPDE 1-2 Leader: Mike Peters
HPDE 3-4 Leader: John Matthew
Chief Instructor: Fulton Haight
Time Trial Director: Greg Greenbaum
Operations: Colleen Charrette
Communications: Christina Moreno
Timing: Corla Wade
Chief of Tech: James Bowers
Chaplain: Aaron Schwartzbart