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DRIVER ELIGIBILITY

SCCA Time Trials Driver Requirements:

1. Weekend or Full Membership of the SCCA.

2. Valid government-issued driver’s license.

3. Be able to handle the physical and mental demands of competition for the length of a session for each session of the event.

4. A Time Trials License from the SCCA/recognized sanctioning body or a competition license from a recognized sanctioning body.

Time Trial Licenses

The SCCA Time Trials Novice License may be issued to any eligible member of the SCCA and is for those who have participated in zero or very few competitive events on track. It is recommended that passing for these drivers is only by point-by, and only on the longest straights of a track.

Time Trials Novice License Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Weekend or Full Membership of the SCCA.
  2. Valid government-issued driver’s license.

The SCCA Time Trials Intermediate License is for those drivers who, as a novice, successfully completed events and demonstrated proper Time Trials knowledge of Rules of The Track. These drivers may be broken up into groups based on experience or speed for events.

Time Trials Intermediate License Requirements:

  1. Weekend or Full Membership of the SCCA.

  2. A minimum of four completed events with a “satisfactory” rating at a Time Trials event recorded in the driver’s membership file on a Novice License shall count toward licensing. A standalone TrackSprint format may only count as one of these. 

  3. Appropriate Track Event or Time Trials experience with the SCCA or other groups, as determined by a Time Trials Event Lead or Time Trial Nationals Officials.

The SCCA Time Trials Advanced License is for those drivers who, as an intermediate, successfully completed events and demonstrated proper Time Trials knowledge of Rules of The Track. These drivers may be broken up into groups based on experience or speed for events.

Time Trials Advanced License Requirements:

  1. Weekend or Full Membership of the SCCA.

  2. A minimum of six completed events with a “satisfactory” rating at a Time Trials event recorded in the driver’s membership file with an Intermediate License shall count toward licensing. A standalone TrackSprint format may only count as one of these.

  3. Appropriate Track Event or Time Trials experience with the SCCA or other groups, as determined by an event lead or Time Trial Nationals Officials.

This section is reserved for the SCCA Time Trials Pro License.

The SCCA Time Trials Pro License is for those drivers who, as an Advanced-Licensed Driver, successfully completed events and demonstrated proper Time Trials knowledge of Rules of The Track. These drivers may be broken up into groups based on experience or speed for events.

Time Trials Pro License Requirements:

1. Weekend or Full Membership of the SCCA.

2. Appropriate Track Event or Time Trials experience with the SCCA or other groups, as determined by an event lead or Time Trial Nationals Officials or:

3. A minimum of six completed events with a “satisfactory” rating at a Time Trials event recorded in the driver’s membership file with an Advanced License shall count toward licensing. A standalone TrackSprint format may only count as one of these. 

The following competition licenses are accepted for Time Trials Events:

  1. SCCA Novice and Full Competition License.

  2. Any license listed in the SCCA General Competition Rules, Section 2.8.B.

  3. Canadian ACN-FIA Licenses.

  4. Other sanctioning body Time Trials Licenses (drivers should be placed in groups with the closest passing rules to their issuing sanctioning body or club).

Minor Drivers

All drivers 17 years old or younger must contact Event Officials before the event and get approval from the Event Lead.

In addition to approval by the Event Lead, the following items are required for participation by a minor:

A. Completed Annual Parental Consent, Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement. (Note: forms vary by state and witnessing method.)

B. Completed Minor’s Assumption of Risk Acknowledgment. (Note: forms vary by state and witnessing method.)

C. Weekend or Full Membership of the SCCA.

D. A valid driver’s license which does not require a passenger in the vehicle, issued by state, province, territory or country.

E. When applying for a Time Trials License, he or she must apply directly to SCCA Member Services.