Saturday, February 22nd, 2009
at VIRginia International Raceway
1245 Pine Tree Road
Alton, VA 24520
Either free or $10, depends on the track's policy.DETAILS:
This is event is a one day practice event and is the perfect chance for you to test/tune your car before the 2009 season fully kicks off. Total on-track time is 8 hours, not counting a lunch hour from 12N-1PM. All entrants must be 18+ years or older* and an active member of the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) in order to participate in this event. You can become a member at NASA's website
. Memberships are valid for one full year and include a subscription to GrassRoots Magazine
(a $19.95 value), as well as several other benefits and discounts listed on their site (you will also be helping by supporting a racing organization that helps the sport of drifting). All drivers/passengers are required to wear long pants, closed toe shoes, and long sleeve shirts while on track per NASA HPDE and VIR rules. Approved helmets are required for all drivers/passengers and are not provided.REGISTRATION*:
Drivers must be 18+ years or older, drivers 16-17 must have parent/guardian present and fill out additional paperwork.
Preregistration: You may preregister online here
; the cost is $125 (save $50). Preregistration ends on Saturday, February 7th, 2009.
Late Registration: You may preregister online here
; the cost is $150 (save $25). Late registration ends on Tuesday, February 17th, 2009.
Event Day: Bring a government photo ID and you may register at the drivers' registration booth. Event day price is $175 and pending available spaces remain.FORMAT:
The event will have 3 run groups: A, B, and C (~10 cars per group) and run in 40 minute sessions throughout the day. Drivers that have approved safety equipment may run with other drivers (also with approved safety equipment) on track for tandem
runs. We will also be grouping drivers (as best we can) on skill level to make the sessions more efficient. SCHEDULE:
***All drivers' meetings will be held at the drivers' registration booth located in the garage at the red barn next to the paddock.
7:00AM - Gates open for drivers/crew
7:05AM - Registration/Check-in
7:15AM - Technical Inspections
7:45AM - Drivers' meeting (MANDATORY)
8:00AM - Gates open for general admission
8:00AM - 8:40AM - Group A
8:40AM - 9:20AM - Group B
9:20AM - 10:00AM - Group C
10:00AM - 10:40AM - Group A
10:40AM - 11:20AM - Group B
11:20AM - 12:00PM - Group C
12:00PM - 1:00PM - Lunch
1:00PM - 1:40PM - Group A
1:40PM - 2:20PM - Group B
2:20PM - 3:00PM - Group C
3:00PM - 3:40PM - Group A
3:40PM - 4:20PM - Group B
4:20PM - 5:00PM - Group C
6:00PM - Gates closedMISC:
Volunteers interested in helping out with this event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
. All volunteers must be 18+ years old.
Sponsorship inquiries for this event should be directed to email@example.com
or call 804-545-2822.
Any event questions or concerns, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
All media requests must be sent to email@example.com
. All media requests are subject to approval from USD and must meet all requirements set forth in the USD Media Application found on the USD website, under forms.