Competition Drivers’ School
Competition drivers’ school (aka Comp School) is for experienced drivers who want to earn a NASA Competition Drivers’ License so they can race at NASA events. It prepares experienced drivers for wheel-to-wheel racing and graduates are qualified to apply for their NASA Competition License.
All candidates must submit a summary of their driving experience to Steve Stepanian, Chief Instructor: [email protected]
Candidates must show proof of prior experience in one of the following:
- HPDE 4
- Time Trial
- Open passing environment
On-Track and Classroom Training
Our comp school is highly structured and conducted in a non-contact environment. It is limited to 30 participants and features an experienced team of instructors and 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.