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2022 Learning Curve – 2 Day Autocross School
April 2 @ 7:00 am – April 3 @ 5:00 pm
About this event
The Learning Curve is a bit different than the average autocross event. The goal with this 2-Day Instructional Course is to get folks who are new to racing to be more comfortable with the process and nuances so they can be more focused on racing and having fun while at the race. An autocross can be a stressful day if you aren’t prepared, and by the end of this weekend you will be ready for pretty much anything that could come your way on race day.
Learn how to race your car on a closed race course with personal instruction. Autox or Solo racing is the sport of racing against the clock on a race course made of small orange traffic cones. The goal being to navigate the course in the shortest amount of time possible without knocking down any of the cones or deviating from the course which would be known as a DNF or did not finish. You race one at a time, this is not wheel to wheel racing. The best instructors in the area will give you one-on-one instruction in your car and get you up to speed! How to attack the day from the beginning to end. We will teach you the basics of the sport including how to prepare your car and yourself for the day and also how to work the course. What to expect the day of the event from registration through the trophy ceremony. No matter where you attend an Autocross event, you will be well prepared after having attended the Learning Curve.
8:00 am to 8:45 am – Registration and Check-in (if there is room for Walk-ups, please plan to be here at 8:00 to sign-up day of)
9:00 am to 5:00 pm – School, In class morning session, In car instructions in the afternoon.
We will have a lunch break midday. Lunch will be provided. You will be Racing YOUR CAR!
7:00 am to 7:30 am – Arrive early, get car ready, find your instructor
7:00 am to 8:50 am – Walk Course with your instructor
8:30 am to 8:50 pm – Check In/Work Assignment
9:00 am Driver’s meeting
We will have a lunch break midday. Lunch will be provided.
We typically finish up around 5:00 pm but there is potential variability in this.
$160 for Chicago Region SCCA Member Early Registration (closes two days before event at midnight)
$175 for Non-Member Early Registration (closes two days before event at midnight) — Cost Includes SCCA Weekend Membership
Free – For Chicago Region SCCA Members who are willing to volunteer their time to help facilitate the event for *BOTH* days.
**If you are not a Chicago Region SCCA Member and elect for one of the non member options – you will be given a form at the event that will entitle you to a discount off annual membership for the cost incurred for your weekend membership.**
Instructors must have valid SCCA membership, Weekend membership at minimum for this event.
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Chicago Region Meeting Schedules
Board of Directors – meets on the second Wednesday of the month (invitation only)
Competition Committee – typically meets on the first Monday of the month
Autocross Committee – typically meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month
Track Day Committee – typically meets the 4th Wednesday of the month.
General Membership – Third Wednesday of the month in October, November, January, February, March, and April