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GVC Event: Mountain Top HPDE at NYST

Mountain Top HPDE at NYST
Saturday, May 15, 2021
to Sunday, May 16, 2021

New York Safety Track
396 Zimmerman Rd
Jefferson, NY 12093

Event Coordinator
Sean Grant
2021-May-15 06:002021-May-16 16:00America/New_YorkMountain Top HPDE at NYSTBreak the winter doldrums! This is a great track with a technical, flowing layout. Lots of track time for open-lapping. We will also offer our Advanced Data Coaching program with our AiM Solo 2 data recorders and one-on-one coaching for drivers that want to raise their driving game to higher levels. 
New York Safety Track - 396 Zimmerman Rd - Jefferson, NY 12093Genesee Valley BMW Car Club


Tired of riding out the pandemic? Ready for Spring? 

Come join us in the beautiful Catskill Mountains for our second HPDE at the New York Safety Track! 

This HPDE is open to experienced autocrossers, HPDE drivers at the intermediate, advanced, Solo, and Instructor levels, and club racers

This challenging circuit offers a great opportunity to further develop your high performance driving skills in an open-track format.  There will be two run groups, fast and faster, which will alternate on track each day, all day.  You assign yourself to one or the other run group according to your preferred pace and comfort level.  Regardless of which run group you choose initially, after a couple sessions in the morning running separately, drive in either group when the track is "green" as long as appropriate respect is paid to the run group's pace and "culture".  All standard BMW CCA safety protocols and passing rules will be in effect. Instructors are available by special arrangement for those new to NYST.  A classroom session will be held to review track layout and procedures.

To be confirmed for this event, drivers must satisfy one or more of the following criteria:

  • BMW CCA: Group S (or equivalent); Group 2 (advanced) and upper-level Group 3 (intermediate) drivers previously signed off to solo; SLIP rating L3 or higher.

  • PCA:  Solo-qualified drivers (White or Black run group).

  • MSF-certified Level 1 or 2 instructors, and active GVC Instructors in good standing.

  • Amateur (club) racers with valid competition licenses.

    Autocrossers with verifiable experience.

Please be sure your logbook is up to date.

Unsure whether you qualify? Please contact Bill O'Neill or Jay Sofianek (GVC Chief Instructors).

To keep crowding at this small track to a minimum during the pandemic emergency, participants are limited to two guests. All guests must sign the NYST and GVC waivers immediately upon arrival.

Two-day Fee:  $550

New York state Covid-19 requirements:
Compliance with Covid-19 requirements from New York State will be required at all times while at the track. Participants must provide their own masks and other PPE as necessary.  Regulations and travel restrictions vary week to week based on case loads; all participants will be informed about what restrictions and regulations will be in place as we approach the date of the event.
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