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Driver’s Skills Clinic

March 17, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Our annual Driver’s Skills Clinic is offered on Saturday, March 17, 2018 in the North Paddock of Portland International Raceway (PIR) – See directions below. Please arrive by 7:30am.

Using your own car, drivers will receive instruction about driving and car handling techniques from basic to advanced that will be useful for safety, daily driving and autocross competition. Loaner helmets are available. The cost is $75.00 and is limited to 30 drivers. There will be a wait list if we fill up. Registration will include lunch and free entry into the afternoon “Test and Tune” from 1:00pm-5:00pm which is a sample autocross course. For more information on the Test and Tune please go to: Test and Tune. For those attending, you will also be able to apply your newly acquired skills the following morning, Sunday, March 18, if you register for Autocross #1.


Students should arrive at 7:30am for Tech inspection.

Class is from 8:15am-9:00am

Driving instruction is 9:00am-12:00pm

Lunch break 12:00pm-1:00pm

Test and Tune from 1:00pm-5:00pm

We recommend that students purchase and read Secrets of Solo Racing by Watts prior to the class.

Registration: The Autocross team has selected Motorsportsreg.com for the registration tool this year. Please click here to register. Note: This same link includes options to register for the Driver Skills Clinic as well as the Test and Tune event.  If you register for the Driver Skills Clinic now – you will be added to the wait list for that event. 

Access to the North Paddock: Enter through the PIR main gate and follow the PCA Autocross signs. The map below shows the location of the main entrance and the North Paddock, but the route may vary from the one shown. Follow the signs to the track Start/Finish line where you will sign waivers before the event.

For more information on Oregon PCA Autocross please go to: ORPCA Autocross

General Autocross Questions:
Eric Freedle – axchair@oregonpca.org
Autocross Registration Questions:
Anson Lytle – axregistration@oregonpca.org


March 17, 2018
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Portland International Raceway
1940 N Victory Blvd
Portland, OR 97217 United States