Traction Optional Clinic/Beginner’s Day
Where: Memphis International Raceway, Second Entrance, Drag Strip Parking Lot
When: Saturday, October 13 - Time TBA, Tentative schedule below
Driver Fee: $125 until 10/5 ($140 after) No payment at the gate, PRE-REG only!
Upon sign-up, you will be added to a REGISTERED DRIVERS ONLY Facebook group where you will be able to discuss details regarding the event. We will be available for any questions you may have leading up to the event, and will also be posting any updates.
ABOUT THIS EVENT
20 Driver Cap, 1 Crew Member allowed. NO SPECTATORS
This event is geared towards beginner/intermediate drivers that are looking to better understand and master the basics of drifting. We want to give our drivers a safe, fun place to learn before they move onto the main course or other tracks. We will have staff and guest instructors for this event, so take advantage of the one-on-one seat time!
CLINIC SCHEDULE *tentative*
9:00-9:45 Gates Open/Setup/ Tech Inspection
9:30- DRIVERS MEETING *Mandatory*
10:00: Basic Exercises (Donuts, J Turns, Figure 8’s, basic car control)
12:30-3:00: Intermediate/Short Course Layout (Initiations, Speed, throttle modulation, following a line)
-Be on time for the driver’s meeting!
-Rear-wheel drive vehicles ONLY, NO VLSD or OPEN DIFFs. Must have a welded
diff or LSD
- A functioning E-Brake (nice to have for basic exercises)
-Car MUST be able to pass tech. Go to tractionoptional.com/rules for our rules and tech info
-Long pants, closed toed shoes
-Helmet (SA2010 + rating or DOT)
-BRING LOTS OF TIRES/WHEELS. There WILL be a tire machine available for use free of charge to drivers.
-Passenger seat RECOMMENDED, but not necessary to attend. There will be instructors there to ride along, and Instructors will not get into a car without a seat. We want you to progress as much as possible during the clinic and not feel that you have wasted time and not learned anything.