Uh 5th gear? Not really there Chuck. In my Civic or our Neon we only got into 4th for about 10 seconds total per lap. Also the official "speed limit" is only 85... which is right about what my cars can do on the track with the chicane on the front straight. Of course... there is no enforcement for higher HP cars that I have seen.
Jan in Omaha (who loves to eat up the Mustangs in the corners)
[QUOTE]Originally posted by Chuck Clark:
The "school" is an SCCA drivers school for people who want to get licensed and compete in Club Racing.
The "HPCCC" is a High Performance Car Control Clinic. This is open to anybody with a street car, valid driver's license, and a helmet (loaners available). In the HPCCC you get 2 days of lapping on the road course. You are provided with an instructor who will ride with you in the beginning, then turn you loose on your own when you're ready. The HPCCC is a great way for somebody who has an interest in road racing to test the waters. It's also a great way for you auto crossers to use your 4th and 5th gears.
I don't remember the exact entry fee for the HPCCC, but I think it was in the $160 range for two days. On a dollars to fun ratio, it's a bargain![/b]