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HPDE with Genesee Valley Chapter at PittRace

GVC HPDE #119 and ITS at Pitt Race
MON. MAY. 20, 2024 @ 7:00 AM - TUE. MAY. 21, 2024 @ 5:30 PM ET

Registration Ends Sun. May. 12, 2024 @ 11:00 PM ET

Come with us to Pitt Race

Looking for quality track time? More Track Time?? Perhaps something extra? This is the event for you!

This HPDE is the first of three of GVC HPDE's for 2024. This event includes plenty of track time for instructors, solo-level drivers and approved advanced drivers along with intensive on-track sessions and classroom instruction for all levels of student drivers on the theory and practice of high-performance driving.

Excellent in-car Instruction and coaching!! Data Coaching!!

Genesee Valley BMWCCA is hosting a HPDE and ITS event at Pittsburgh International Race Complex Monday-Tuesday, May 20-21, 2024. All HPDE students and instructors are welcome and encouraged to participate in this event - this is a world-class track, and offers many different opportunities to develop your driving techniques. Driving a track new to you will help round out your driving skills and make you a better driver! Our event will consist of on-track and classroom sessions for all levels of drivers, novice through advanced, as well as pre-approved solo.

BMW CCA Instructor Training School (ITS):

The BMW CCA National ITS program developed from GVC's regional training school for HPDE instructors starting in 2001. It is currently the only club-based training program nationally certified by the Motorsport Safety Foundation, and ITS graduates are MSF certified Level 2 HPDE Instructors. Most of the instructors at GVC's driving schools are now Level 2-certified, or have been rigorously trained and vetted in similar high-quality programs.  

Interested in becoming an instructor? Get in touch with GVC's ITS Chief Instructor, Sean Grant

Event Format:  On-track sessions run Monday and Tuesday from on track 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM. Drivers Meeting each morning at 8:00 AM

Monday - Tuesday: GVC Group 4 (Novice) students, Group 3 (Intermediate) students, Group 2 (Advanced) students will be combined into two instructed run groups, with four 25 min. sessions per day.  All others: Open Track format with breaks for the two Instructed run group sessions. ITS will also be on track during these sessions.

Track Schedules will be sent out to all attendees approx. one month prior to the event.

Bonus Features (complimentary unless otherwise noted)

  • Advanced Data Coaching: Using an AIM Solo (provided) or use your unit and get one on one data coaching. Guaranteed to improve your driving skills
  • GVC Driver’s Resource Center: The hub of event operations. Helpful advice and assistance for all participants and guests
  • Friendly and helpful staff to make this experience your “Ultimate Driving School”


Open Lapping: If you are not an instructor, a member of GVC Group S or other recognized solo group, or have not run with GVC and previously been approved for open lapping, but think that is the group for you, please provide your driving resume to the Registrar Sean Grant or GVC Chief Instructor Jay Sofianek jsofianek@gmail.comfor approval ASAP after you have registered. 

If you would like to be admitted to GVC's solo run group (Group S), please register for Group S checkout*:

Group S is open only to upper-level experienced drivers who have previously been checked out and approved for the Group.  Admission to Group S requires a checkout by the Group S coaches.  

Drivers wishing to check-out for Group S MUST register using the "Group S checkout" option.  This is a three-day registration option limited to 5-6 drivers. Checkouts are typically done by the GS coaching staff on Friday morning. 

Once approved for GS, you will automatically be qualified for open-track at GVC HPDE's. GS drivers in good standing are pre-approved to register for Group S at future GVC events without the need for further evaluation. 

At this event, drivers who do not pass checkout may be permitted to drive on Saturday and Sunday as open-lappers with approval by the GS Lead Coach and the Chief Instructor.

Complete details about our HP driving schools, including the Group S application procedure, may be found here:

Monday, May 20, 2024, 8:00 AM until Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 5:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Additional Info:
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