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[OpenTrack] Driver Classification


Level 1
A beginner is defined as anyone who has 0(zero) event experience in Open Track Driving. It is important to remember that Open Tracking is non-competitive and safety is top priority

 As a beginner to the sport, you should expect to learn the proper etiquette, rules, regulations, and other nuances that come with being an open track driver.

Key Points for Beginners:

  • Mandatory Drivers’ Meeting at beginning of day
    • The Chief Instructor will supply all information about the track and the prerequisites upon entering the course
  • Mandatory Download Meetings at the end of the first two sessions
    • Any questions you have concerning the track will be answered at this time
    • Any comments the Instructor has will be issued at this time
  • Driving Instructors will be present during the initial runs.
    • Instructor will outline the layout of the course.
    • The Instructor will accompany certain drivers for one-on-one instruction
  • Passing is only allowed by “Point-by-Passing” on Straightaways.
    • Blocking will not be tolerated.
  • Safety <----- Click for more information
  • Terminology <----- Click for more information
  • Readying for Open Track day <----- Click for more information

Level 2
One class above, but still for beginners. Defined as a driver with 1-3 days of Open Track Driving Experience and is not only comfortable with more advance driving techniques, but is confident in doing so.

 

  • Mandatory Drivers’ Meeting at beginning of day
    • The Head Instructor will supply all information about the track and the prerequisites upon entering the course
    • The Teams will be assigned at this time
  • Not necessary to partake in Instruction Course
  • Passing is only allowed by “Point-by-Passing” on Straightaways.
    • Blocking will not be tolerated.
  • Safety <----- Click for more information
  • Terminology <----- Click for more information
  • Readying for Open Track day <----- Click for more information

Level 3
Intermediate drivers have decent knowledge of not only the rules of the road, but of the course, their car, and most importantly- safety. An Intermediate driver is defined as someone with 4-6 Open Track Days in his/her experience.

Drivers hope to gain a complete understanding of tracking and to hone their skills with each pass.

  • Mandatory Drivers’ Meeting at beginning of day
    • The Head Instructor will supply all information about the track and the prerequisites upon entering the course
  • Point-By Passing allowed on full course
    • Blocking will not be tolerated.
  • Safety <----- Click for more information
  • Terminology <----- Click for more information
  • Readying for Open Track day <----- Click for more information

 

Level 4
Advance drivers are of the highest caliber and have ample knowledge of not only the rules of the road, but of the course, their car, and most importantly- safety. An advance driver is defined as someone with 7 or more Open Track Days in his/her experience and is of the highest driving proficiency. This level is Point-By Passing.

Advance drivers hope to gain a complete understanding of tracking and to hone their skills with each pass.

  • Mandatory Drivers’ Meeting at beginning of day
    • The Head Instructor will supply all information about the track and the prerequisites upon entering the course
  • Point-By Passing allowed on full course
    • Blocking will not be tolerated.
  • Safety <----- Click for more information
  • Terminology <----- Click for more information
  • Readying for Open Track day <----- Click for more information

 

Level 5
The highest class available, Advance drivers are of the highest caliber and have ample knowledge of not only the rules of the road, but of the course, their car, and most importantly- safety. An advance driver is defined as someone with 7 or more Open Track Days in his/her experience and is of the highest driving proficiency. This Level is open passing and must contact Raceline USA before signing up.

 

  • Mandatory Drivers’ Meeting at beginning of day
    • The Head Instructor will supply all information about the track and the prerequisites upon entering the course
  • Open Passing allowed on full course
    • Blocking will not be tolerated.
  • Safety <----- Click for more information
  • Terminology <----- Click for more information
  • Readying for Open Track day <----- Click for more information


ALA Raceline USA :  Open Track

May 15th, 2011

Raceline [OpenTrack]

Bring your car, your helmet, and hit the track!!  100 cars, 100% enthusiast, 100% fun.  Sponsored by Super Street Magazine