WHAT IS DRIVER SKILLS?
Driver Skills is a fun and exciting one-day course in the fundamentals of high performance driving. You'll get lots of seat time on a closed course, perfecting your technique with exercises designed to focus on essential high performance driving skills: looking ahead, weight balance, smooth inputs, threshold braking, and more. 1:1 coaching with highly trained instructors insures that Driver Skills has something to offer drivers at any experience level, from total novice to experienced track drivers.
The day's exercises include:
- Standard and advanced slalom courses
- Small and large diameter wet skidpads
- Braking and accident avoidance course
- Handling oval
- Figure 8 (winter skills day only)
- Depending on the number of instructors, an optional exercise on heel/toe shifting may also be available
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN DRIVER SKILLS DAY?
All PNWR members, their families, and their guests are encouraged to participate! You do not need to be a club member to register, nor do you need to drive a Porsche on the day of the event. Minor aged participants are welcome, provided they have a valid driver's license on the day of the event.
REGISTRATION AND COST
You must register online to attend a Driver Skills course. Visit our registration website at http://pcapnwr.motorsportreg.com. All events open for registration are listed here. You will need to create a (free) account on the MotorsportReg.com website to register. Note that most Skills Days fill up 1-2 weeks beforehand, so register early. For 2012, the event cost is $75, including a hot lunch. Helmet rentals are available for an additional $30 fee.
NEED MORE INFORMATION?
First, visit our FAQ page, where we have addressed many of the most common questions.
For questions or registration help, contact:
Robert Durff, Driver Skills Chair
Driver Skills Leadership Team