Competition Drivers' School

January 8-9, 2022 at Buttonwillow Raceway Park

This intense, 2-day course is limited to 30 participants and is for experienced drivers who want to obtain their NASA racing license. If you complete the course successfully and submit the required forms, you will receive a provisional competition license. 

Over the course of the weekend, you will:

  • Participate in eight classroom and eight on-track sessions,
  • Complete a series of evaluations,
  • Pass a formal, written test at the end.

Eligibility Requirements

All candidates must email a summary and proof of prior experience to Steve Stepanian, Chief Instructor at fooshe@aol.com. Driving experience should be equivalent to one of the following:
  • HPDE 4
  • Time Trial
  • Open passing environment

As a participant, you will need:

  • Proper attire: t-shirt, long pants, close-toed shoes, helmet
  • A car that complies with HPDE Tech Requirements (basic ASE safety standards)

Are you ready? 

Questions about comp school? Contact Steve Stepanian: fooshe@aol.com

Not quite ready for comp school? Sign up for more track time in 2022. Find an event.


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