Track Guys to Provide Performance Driver Training at 4th Annual Mustang Roundup & Boss Reunion at Motorsports Park Hasting (Nebraska), Sept 18-21, 2014

2014_MPH_Mustang_RoundupTrack Guys is proud to be providing the classroom and in-car instruction for the 2015 event. This one-of-a-kind Mustang event at Motorsports Park Hastings, Hastings, NE. In 2013, we had nearly 100 Mustangs and Fords on the track and at the two different car shows.

With FOUR DAYS of Mustang and Ford fun, this event has something for everyone:
* Track Guys driving school (Mandatory for first-time participants)
* Friday PM car show at the Hastings Museum of Natural and Cultural History
* Participant reception
* 2015 Mustang presentation by Ford Motor Company employees
* High-speed on-track autocross competition
* Timed-lap competition
* Front-straight drag racing
* Paddock Car Show (Saturday)
* Group photo
* Custom-made trophies
* Bacardi Bus ride!
* More Mustang & Ford fun than you can imagine!
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Several Ford employees will be in attendance this year:

Todd Soderquist – Chief Engineer, Global Fusion & Mondeo Programs at Ford Motor Company Todd has participated every year and is the founder of the event. Todd owns Mustang Boss 302 LS022 from both model years (2012 and 2013) that will be at MPH.

Rich Morris – Truck Product Planning Manager at Ford Motor Company. Rich will be back again this year with his 2014 Grabber Blue GT500 (that he took delivery of at the 2013 event!)

Bart Marowelli – New Model Launch Manager at Ford Motor Company. Bart is back for his 3rd year and is TENTATIVELY bringing a 2015 Mustang GT! He is planning on bringing one barring an unforeseen schedule change, but let’s hope it works out.  It would be very cool to see one on the racetrack.

There is STILL time to register for this event – but do NOT wait until the last minute as this event has sold out in previous years. Register online here.

See you at Hastings!

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SAVE THE DATE: Track Guys’ “Final Roundup” at Texas World Speedway

Our 2015 event at Texas World Speedway is scheduled for March 28 & 29 and will most likely be our last performance driver education event at this historic track.

TWS_Save_the_date_collageFor those of you who may not know, 2015 will most likely be the last year that the track is in operation. So, here is your chance to help us make our “Final Roundup” at TWS one to remember. Please take just a couple minutes to fill out this short survey.

Note: this is not a commitment on your part to attend any or all of the days, but simply a way for us to determine the type and scope of event we want to conduct as our final “farewell” to TWS and it’s 2.9 miles of Texas-sized fun. We will open registration just as soon as possible, but for now, please SAVE THESE DATES on your calendar.

If you and your company are interested in being a sponsor for this event, please drop Jeff an email: jeff@trackguys.com

Thank you and we hope you can join us at Texas World Speedway in March 2015.

Jeff Lacina, Dell Hughes and Jonathan Blevins
Track Guys Performance Driving Events

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Not too late to sign up for Sebring

Get your 2014 Sebring Survival Guide HERE. Download this… print it off… bring it with you. 

We still have slots available for the Track Guys Sebring Sensation and Boss Mustang Reunion at Sebring International Raceway, May 23-25. Register online here. Our Track Guys events are open to all makes of cars – but yes, we do tend to draw a lot of Mustang and Shelby owners. Hard to believe, but this will be our 13th year of putting on performance driving education events at this historic and challenging race track in central Florida.TG_Sebring_2014

 

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Thanks to our friends at the Mustang Club of America who have once again come on board to sponsor a FREE LUNCH for ALL registered drivers and instructors on Saturday at Sebring. All drivers will receive a free MCA Lunch Ticket in their registration package that will be good for a sandwich, side and drink at the famous Snack Shack in the paddock. MCA National Directors will be on hand (and participating) at the event and can answer any questions you have about today’s MCA and the events they have planned for the future.

VMP Tuning Chassis Dyno
TG_Sebring_VMP_dynoThe crew from VMP Tuning will also be on hand with their chassis dyno for your at-the-track dyno tuning needs. The dyno is very popular, so if you want to make SURE you get some time on the roller, give VMP Tuning a call at 321-206-9369 or email them at tuning@vmptuning.com to make an appointment.

TMS Autosports Dave Siegel Memorial “Show & Go”
Long-time event supporter, TMS Autosports will once again be hosting a “Show & Go” car show in the paddock on Saturday. In memory of long-time friend of Track Guys, Dave Siegel, this informal event is open to all makes and models of cars and includes special parking area and lunch break “parade laps” on the full 3.7-mile Sebring circuit. For more information, contact TMS Autosport at 954-425-0058 or drop them an email.

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Once again, Henry and the team from Colour Tech South will be at the Sebring event capturing some GREAT images of you and your car on the track. They also have a very limited number of high-tech Smarty Cams available for rent. If you’re interested in renting one of these for Sebring, contact Colour Tech ASAP via email (info@colourtechsouth.com) or phone, 407/325-2520.

See you at Sebring!
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Registration for Track Guys’ Texas World Speedway event is OPEN!

This will be our 12th year of some high-speed turnin’ and learnin’ at the 2.9 mile Texas World Speedway road course. Register before Feb 1 and you can save 11% on a two-day registration fee. 2014 TWS event dates are March 29 & 30. Register online here.
TG_TWS_14We hope you can join us at TWS in late March.

TWS_TG_track_mapCheck out our YouTube channel here to see video from previous TWS events.

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Track Guys’ 2014 Event Schedule Announced

Here it is! We sincerely hope to see you on track with us in 2014!

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Track Guys Selected by the Mustang Club of America for Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration Event in Las Vegas, April 16-20, 2014

ACME_MUSTANG50YEARSTrack Guys Performance Driving Events is pleased to announce that we have been selected by the Mustang Club of America to conduct the on-track driving event that will be held April 16-20 in Las Vegas, Nevada as part of the official Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration!

As many of you may know, all three of the Track Guys’ management group (Dell Hughes, Jonathan Blevins and Jeff Lacina) drive Ford products on a daily basis, as well as own them as our “vehicle of choice” for our own on-track fun. Additionally, a vast majority of our Track Guys in-car instructors also drive Ford Mustangs both on the track and on the street.

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Track Guys started working with the Mustang Club of America in 2012 and in 2013, the MCA sponsored our events by providing the Saturday lunch to all our driving participants at our Texas World Speedway and Sebring International Raceway events. A HUGE thanks to the MCA Driving Events Committee and the MCA Board of Directors for supporting our events and participants in 2013.

With two years of working together behind us, we were asked by the MCA’s Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration team to put together a plan for the Las Vegas driving event – what an honor this event will be! The Mustang 50th will be a once-in-a-lifetime event and Track Guys will be at the heart of it.

For this event, we will be conducting the on-track driving events and providing participants with some basic classroom and in-car education. Our goal is to make SURE that everyone who signs up to drive at the Las Vegas Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration will have a great, safe and memorable time enjoying their Mustang on the 2.4 mile “outside road course” in Vegas.
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Because this is an official MCA event, you will need to register for this event on the Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration web site.

We want to thank the Mustang Club of America, the MCA Driving Events Committee and of course, the Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration Committee for selecting Track Guys to be an integral part of this don’t-you-dare-miss-it-event for Mustang owners, drivers and enthusiasts from around the world.

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In-car Instructor’s Point-of-View

Our Track Guys instructors are a sick bunch of lap-happy performance driving junkies. How else can explain it? An instructor is a person who is willing to take time off from their work, spend a weekend away from their family and loved ones, drive 100 to 400 miles one way just to GET to one of our Track Guys events and then WILLINGLY get into the passenger seat of a high-performance car being driven by a complete rookie or novice driver!

Why do we do it?
Because we LOVE it, that’s why. We love sharing our experiences, knowledge and passion for performance driving with anyone who will listen – especially our students. And, if that student happens to be a person who has never driven their car on a race track, that’s even better.

As an in-car instructor, we have no steering wheel. No brake pedal. No throttle pedal. All we really have is our passion and desire to share our experience with the student driver sitting beside us. We want our students to succeed. We want our students to understand the basic principals of performance driving and the physics of driving their car at-speed on a race track.

Check out this “instructor point-of-view” video from the Mustang Club of Central Iowa event at Mid America Motorplex. The camera is attached to side Track Guys owner and lead instructor, Jeff Lacina’s helmet. Enjoy the ride!

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Track Guys at the 39th Annual Mid-America Ford and Shelby Nationals

Numerous Track Guys instructors and students were in attendance at the 39th Annual Mid-America Ford and Shelby Nationals held in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area. Of course, being Track Guys, we spend a VAST majority of our time at the wonderful Hallett Motor Racing Circuit. On Wednesday, we instructed at the Ford Racing Driving School with Jonathan Blevins, Dell Hughes and Jeff Lacina riding numerous sessions with the students.

On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, we got to kick back and enjoy driving our own cars at Hallett. Of course, we were joined by even more Track Guys instructors, including Chad Lamb, Scott Hubbard, John George, Shelby Hadden-Tracy, Bart Roberts and others.

On Friday, MRT hosts a “Late Model Exhibition” event that fielded 19 late model Mustangs for a 12-lap “demonstration” of close-quarters performance driving on Hallett’s challenging 1.9-mile track. Go along for a ride with Track Guys owner / lead instructor, Jeff Lacina and his VMP Supercharged 2011 Mustang GT during this exhibition event. And yes, it was June 14th – Flag Day. That’s why Jeff is waving ol’ glory during the formation and cool-down laps.

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Important: 2013 Sebring Event Information

With our 11th annual Sebring event just a week away, we’ve put together a “Sebring survival guide” of sorts. PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK, Download and READ this document and bring the waivers with you to registration at Sebring.

This Track Guys Sebring Survival guide includes important information about our event and the FORMS you will need to turn in at registration.

NEW LOCATION for registration: Please note – for 2013, we will be doing pre-event registration INSIDE the track at the EAST end of the Gallery of Legends building on the very west end of the paddock area. You MUST stop at registration before unloading your car or moving into you garage or paddock area.

Also note: Sebing has some new rules regarding spectator, crew and family viewing areas. There are also some new regulations regarding the ages of minors and where they are allowed to watch the vent from.

Thank you… safe travels and see you at Sebring International Raceway!

Jeff LacinaOwner / Lead Instructor
Track Guys Performance Driving Events

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Limited Time Offer: 11% Discount for May 24-26 Sebring Event – Sign up BEFORE May 16 to Save on Your Sebring Fun!

To celebrate our 11th year at Sebring International Raceway, we offering an 11% discount. But don’t delay – this discount code EXPIRES May 15.

SPONSOR UPDATE:
VMP_Tuning_logoVMP Superchargers & Tuning are joining us at Sebring, conducting at-event supercharger upgrades, tuning and their always-popular dyno pulls. Because of how popular this activity is, PLEASE call the team at VMP to schedule your appointment pronto! 321-206-9369 The dyno will be set up starting Friday afternoon.

Once again, the fine folks at Steeda Autosports will be joining us as sponsors for our annual Steeda_logoSebring Sensation. Team Steeda will be there in force with some great cars and the opportunity to visit with them about taking your Mustang or Ford product to the next level of street and track performance. And yes, they will have some goodies for our always-popular Saturday night raffle. And there’s ALWAYS time to get some Steeda components on your car prior to the event – give them a call at 800-950-0774 to get your parts ordered or at-show work scheduled.

lrs_logo_2012The gang at Late Model Restoration KNOW where the track party is at Memorial Day Weekend… Track Guys at Sebring! LMR is kicking in some goodies and gift certificates for Saturday night’s raffle as well. Thanks LMR – you guys rock!

 

TMS Autosports Car Show
TMS_Sebring_Car_Show_flyerDon’t want to participate in the driving school or the Track Guys Test Drive? Well, there’s STILL stuff to do at Sebring. Our friends at TMS Autosports are hosting an all-makes car show on Saturday and Sunday during the event. Best of all, everyone who enters the car show can join us on track during the Lunch Break parade laps. Give the guys at TMS Autosports a call if you want more information, 1-888-TOTAL20.

Mustang Club of America – Free Lunch for All Drivers!
MCA_logoThe Mustang Club of America (MCA) will be at the event and providing lunch for all PAID participants on Saturday! That’s right – your Saturday lunch will be courtesy of the Mustang Club of America. MCA reps will be on hand (and participating) and can answer any questions you may have about the LARGEST international Mustang organization on the planet. Thanks again to the MCA for supporting our Track Guys events in 2013.

DON’T DELAY – SIGN UP TODAY!

Register for the 11th Annual Sebring Sensation online here: http://www.trackguys.motorsportreg.com and enter the code, Sebring2013 to get the discount.
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See you at Sebring in May!
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