Ever wanted to get out on the track, but are too nervous or afraid to distress your car? Don’t fret! Come out to the AMP Open House and Track Safety Clinic to get an introduction to everything you need to know in order to be successful at a track day.
We will discuss the nuances of being out at the track, including lingo used, what each flag color means, run classes, how to prep, and so much more. The day will be filled with lots of information, some good food, and great company!
There will also be on-track rides given, by instructors, to show the various points and best practices. These will be done at reduced speeds to help the students better absorb the information.
Prepare for a day of high performance driving fun at Bondurant Racing School. The BMW CCA – Roadrunner Chapter is partnering with Bondurant Racing School to host a BMW exclusive driving experience for drivers of all skill levels. Whether you’re a professional driver or have never stepped foot on track, this event will be a great opportunity to meet fellow enthusiasts, develop your driving skills, and get tips from the pros in a fun, safe, and controlled environment- led by the world-renowned Bondurant Racing School Instructors.
BMW CCA members and non-members alike are invited to attend and co-drivers are welcome. Non-member tickets will include your first year’s membership to the BMW CCA for the Ultimate Club Experience! Each driver will be placed in a group based on skill level so that everyone can feel comfortable driving at their own pace.
The festivities will commence on March 31st 2018 from 8am-4pm. Below is a summary of the driving activities:
Ground School – An instructor led drivers’ meeting structured to cover key driving fundamentals and outline the objectives/format for the day.
Skid Car Training (using Bondurant vehicle) – An invaluable understeer/oversteer exercise and fundamental lesson in car control. These specially outfitted vehicles perfectly simulate what most would call a “drift”, when in reality the students are learning how to balance the application of brake and throttle to counter a rear wheel or front wheel skid.
Auto-Cross (using your vehicle) – A miniature road course packed with numerous twists and turns, our layout is designed to build a foundation of the basics; vision, car control and “the driving line.” This is a great opportunity to experience a smaller track-like exercise to prepare the new track drivers or warm up experienced ones before entering a high-speed track scenario.
Lead and Follow (using your vehicle) – This is the final phase of the basic curriculum in which drivers will get on the actual track and follow their instructors at speed. This exercise illustrates the importance of “the driving line” and builds upon the “slow in, fast out” philosophy. The Lead and Follow exercise pulls together all of the other methods taught throughout the day and puts them in action at higher speeds than Auto-Cross and is hands down the most exhilarating of the 3.
Lunch will be available onsite and be sure to register early, since spots will be limited. Stay tuned for more info and we look forward to seeing you then! Freude am Fahren!
We look forward to driving with you and seeing your BMW on the track!
** Please follow the link below to register and, upon completion, you will be redirected to the ticket purchasing site. If you are not redirected automatically then please click HERE to purchase your ticket.