Competition Drivers’ School
The NASA Competition Drivers’ School (Comp School) is for experienced drivers who wish to obtain their NASA Competition Drivers’ License. It prepares experienced drivers for wheel-to-wheel racing and graduates are qualified to apply for their NASA Competition License AND a BMW CCA Club Racing license. If you have proof of prior experience in HPDE 4 or in Time Trial, you may be eligible to participate.
On-Track and Classroom Training
The NASA Comp School is highly structured and is conducted in a non-contact environment. It is limited to 30 participants and features an experienced team of NASA instructors and BMW CCA Club Racing drivers. Students are evaluated throughout the course and take a formal written test at the end.
The instructor-led training includes:
- Eight classroom sessions on topics such as:
- Race-specific flagging
- Racing strategy
- NASA Club Codes and Regulations
- Eight on-track sessions where you practice skills like:
- Open corner passing
- Three-wide exercises
- Race starts.
All candidates must submit a summary of their driving experience to the Chief Instructor: Steve Stepanian, [email protected]