2020 SCCA Time Trials National Tour Kickoff at Auto Club Speedway Presented by Falken Tires

March 27, 2020 - 06:00 PM PDT to March 29, 2020 - 05:00 PM PDT
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2020 SCCA Time Trials National Tour Kickoff at Auto Club Speedway Presented by Falken Tires

This event kicks off the 2020 Tire Rack SCCA Time Trials National Tour Powered by Hagerty, an engaging, accessible and inclusive nationwide tour designed to give enthusiasts the chance to push limits on track, experience cars bound only by budget and imagination, and enjoy off-track social activities featuring food, media, photography and fun. Friends and family are welcome and food and drink are available on site.


FAST FACTS

ON-TRACK, drivers will tackle the 1.55-mile Infield Test Circuit on Saturday, and the 2.88-Mile Auto Club Speedway "Roval" Road Course on Sunday. 

Driver Entry Fee: $325.00 (Members)
Driver Entry Fee: $340.00 (Non-Members)

* Don't Forget: If you're not an SCCA Member you will need to add a Full or Weekend Membership. If you don't have your own AMB or Westhold compatible transponder, you will need to add a rental transponder. Entries within seven days of the event may not be guaranteed a rental transponder.

OFF-TRACK: Those who want to experience the action, excitement and festivities of a Time Trials National Tour are not limited to drivers. Tech Officials, Timing and Scoring gurus and more are welcome at the event and at the parties. Helping as a volunteer, worker or official costs nothing and those interested can apply by using the link below.

Official/Volunteer Application:


EVENT DETAILS

Event Lead Jon Krolewicz, Heyward Wagner
Competition Director TBA
Driver Coaches TBA

A. GENERAL RULES: This event is governed by the 2019 SCCA Time Trial Rules (TTR), National Competition Format and National Classing as outlined at timetrials.scca.com plus the rules and procedures found on this page.

B. PASSING & TRACK PROCEDURES: Groups will use the suggested passing rules and procedures for Novice, Intermediate and Advanced Drivers as outlined in the “Rules of The Track” section found at timetrials.scca.com.

C. CLOTHING: Drivers are required to wear the minimum clothing outlined in the SCCA Time Trials Rules for their car and class. Safe apparel must be worn in the pits at all times (shirts and closed toe shoes). Crew members on pit lane must display their event credentials at all times while on pit lane.

D. PACED LAPS: Paced Laps are intended for Novice Drivers and Drivers who have never seen the track. Other drivers may join with permission of their group's driver coach if they join at the back and track density permits.

E. PIT LANE: The speed limit on pit road is 25 mph. No tire scrubbing in the pit lane prior to entering the course.

F. IMPOUND: Drivers will report to impound for post-session debriefs immediately following each session.

G. RESULTS: Live timing will be available during the event at timetrials.scca.com. Provisional and final results will be posted at the Event Center. Additionally, final results will be posted to timetrials.scca.com no later than seven days following the completion of the event.

H. FLAG PROCEDURES: Black Flag Station and other event-specific flagging procedures will be announced at the event.

I. SCALES: Location and Requirements will be available at check-in.

J. EVENT SCHEDULE: Actual session start times may be delayed from the published schedule due to unforeseen circumstances during the event. It is the driver’s responsibility to listen to the PA system and pay attention to activity on track. The schedule or run groups may only be changed (or start times advanced) at the discretion of the Competition Director, with concurrence by the Event Lead, depending on pre-race entry counts or as needed to accommodate situations during the event.

K. COMMUNICATIONS: Radio frequencies used by event officials may be monitored but shall not be used for communication by any participant.

A. DRIVER ELIGIBILITY: The event is open to all drivers with a valid state driver's license and a full or weekend membership to the SCCA.  If you don't have a membership you can join or include the weekend membership when you register.

B. TIME TRIALS LICENSES: It will help if you have one, but it's OK if you don't. Event officials will work with you to make sure you get one fitting your experience level at the event. (No charge.)

C. MEDICAL: Please notify the Officials of any pertinent medical condition(s). Any participants involved in an accident in which there is significant damage or any injury, or at a race official’s discretion, MUST present themselves or be transported to the track medical facility for evaluation. Off-site medical transportation fees may apply.

D. MINOR DRIVERS: Drivers 16- and 17-years-old, with a state-issued driver's license can compete, but there is some extra paperwork. Please contact Officials before the event and get approval from the Event Lead.

A. VEHICLE ELIGIBILITY: Competition is open to all vehicles conforming to the National Time Trials Classes.

B. DECALS: All cars must have Tire Rack SCCA Time Trials National Tour decals and any required partner decals visibly placed on each side of the vehicle and a Tire Rack windshield banner at the top of the front windshield. Decals will be provided free of charge and may be obtained at registration and/or tech. A diagram of sticker placement for Time Trials National Tour events can be found here: Time Trials National Tour Decal Placement. A diagram of sticker placement for Time Trials Nationals can be found here: Time Trials Nationals Decal Placement

C. TECHNICAL INSPECTION: All vehicles must be presented at tech to turn in tech forms and pass the event safety inspection (Tech) if required prior to any on-course participation. Tech may also check event sponsor decal requirements and verify compliance of Vehicle Identification. Competitors are cautioned that color combinations such as red/black, red/blue, and white/silver do not have adequate contrast.

D. TIMING & SCORING: All cars are required to use fully operational MyLaps/AMB TranX260 or X2 transponders. The driver is responsible for providing correct information to Timing & Scoring. Non-functioning transponders will likely result in the loss of times.

E. RENTAL TRANSPONDERS: Rental transponders are available through registration.

 

Auto Club Speedway Track Information

A. PADDOCK, LOAD-IN: The facility gates will open at 6:00 pm Friday. You must leave the facility no later than 6:00 pm Sunday.

B. CAMPING: Camping is not available for this event. 

C. GARAGE RENTAL: 55 Garages are available to rent for this event at a cost of $60 for the weekend. To reserve your spot, use THIS LINK to purchase a garage space for the weekend.

D. PADDOCK SPEED LIMIT: The speed limit in the paddock is 5 mph for any wheeled vehicle.

E. SOUND: A maximum limit of 103 dB is in effect for this event.

F. PADDOCK VEHICLES: A valid driver’s license is necessary to operate any wheeled vehicle in the paddock, including powered and unpowered scooters. Skateboards, roller blades and roller skates are not allowed in the paddock.

G. WASTE FLUIDS/TIRES: Only designated automotive fluid disposal barrels, as appropriately marked, shall be used for dumping oil or other automotive fluids.

Competitors are encouraged to bring water and kitty litter (or equivalent) to neutralize spill damage. Spills must be reported to officials as soon as possible.

Do not leave used tires at the track.

H. PADDOCK SURFACES

1. No tent stakes are allowed on any surface.

2. No tape, decals, signs or posters may be stuck to any surface at the track.

I. DRONES: No Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s or Drones) are allowed on the premises for any purpose. Track Personnel may remove anyone using a UAS and confiscate the UAS until the event is over.

J. PETS: There are no pets or animals are allowed on any Auto Club Speedway property.

 

Friday March 27

6:00PM Gates/Check-in/Tech Open
8:45PM
Check-in/Tech Closed
9:00PM Gates Closed

Saturday March 28

7:00AM Check-in/Tech Open
8:00AM Drivers Meeting — adjacent to Driver Info
8:30AM Novice Pace Laps
8:45AM Time Attack Group A - Practice Session 1
Novice Classroom
9:00AM
Time Attack Group B - Practice Session 1
9:15AM
Time Attack Group C - Practice Session 1
9:30AM
Time Attack Group D - Practice Session 1
9:45AM Time Attack Group E - Practice Session 1
10:00AM FLEX TIME
10:10AM Time Attack Group A - Practice Session 2
10:25AM
Time Attack Group B - Practice Session 2
10:40AM
Time Attack Group C - Practice Session 2
10:55AM
Time Attack Group D - Practice Session 2
11:10AM
Time Attack Group E - Practice Session 2
11:30AM - 12:30PM
LUNCH
12:30PM
Time Attack Group A - Time Attack 1 - Session 1
12:45
Time Attack Group B - Time Attack 1 - Session 1
1:00PM
Time Attack Group C - Time Attack 1 - Session 1
1:15PM
Time Attack Group D - Time Attack 1 - Session 1
1:30PM
Time Attack Group E - Time Attack 1 - Session 1
1:45PM
FLEX TIME
1:55PM
Time Attack Group A - Time Attack 1 - Session 2
2:10PM
Time Attack Group B - Time Attack 1 - Session 2
2:25PM
Time Attack Group C - Time Attack 1 - Session 2
2:40PM
Time Attack Group D - Time Attack 1 - Session 2
2:55PM
Time Attack Group E - Time Attack 1 - Session 2
3:10PM
TrackSprint Setup/Break
3:30PM-5:30PM TrackSprint — Run consecutively by group
TBA Hagerty All-Participant Party

Sunday March 29

7:00AM Driver Info Center Open
8:00AM Drivers Meeting - adjacent to Driver Info
8:30AM
Pace Laps - Full Roval
8:50AM
Time Attack Group A - Practice Session 1
9:10AM
Time Attack Group B - Practice Session 1
9:30AM
Time Attack Group C - Practice Session 1
9:50AM
Flex Time
10:00AM
Time Attack Group A - Practice Session 2
10:20AM Time Attack Group B - Practice Session 2
10:40AM
Time Attack Group C - Practice Session 2
11:10AM
Flex Time
11:20PM
Time Attack Group A - Time Attack 2 - Session 1
11:40AM
Time Attack Group B - Time Attack 2 - Session 1
12:00PM
Time Attack Group C - Time Attack 2 - Session 1
12:20PM - 1:20PM
Lunch
1:20PM
Time Attack Group A - Time Attack 2 - Session 2
1:40PM
Time Attack Group B - Time Attack 2 - Session 2
2:00PM
Time Attack Group C - Time Attack 2 - Session 2
2:20PM
Flex Time
2:30PM
Time Attack Group A - Time Attack 2 - Session 3
2:50PM
Time Attack Group B - Time Attack 2 - Session 3
3:10PM
Time Attack Group C - Time Attack 2 - Session 3
3:30PM
Track Sessions Complete
4:00PM
KONI Podium Celebration

Hagerty On-track Insurance:
You CAN get Hagerty on track insurance for your vehicle for this event. To get information and a quote, go to https://www.hagerty.com/insurance/track-day-insurance

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A. REGISTRATION: Online Registration is preferred, but drivers without the ability to enter online may request a call-in registration by e-mailing the address below or may request a paper entry form and mail it with their entry fees to the SCCA National Office:

Experiential Programs
6620 SE Dwight Street
Topeka, KS 66619
BWiggans@scca.com

1-800-770-2055

Do not mail entries by any method that requires a signature upon delivery.

B. PAYMENTS, WITHDRAWALS & REFUNDS: Credit card payment is required for online registration. Full refund will be given for withdrawals up to 14 days before the event. 50% refund until Monday of event. Cancellations week of event may receive credit. All withdrawals must be made in writing to prince@scca.com.

 

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5% chance of rain
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5% chance of rain
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5% chance of rain
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