Get your Sebring “Survival Guide”

Get your “Sebring Survival Guide” right here! 

This document contains a general schedule of events for our event at Sebring International Raceway along with all the forms you MUST bring with you to registration (Liability, Tech and Medical forms). Click here.

TG_Sebring_Mustangs2Please note: this year we are doing Registration at the Chateau Elan hotel in the Panoz Board room. (Come in the front doors, turn right down the first hall (before you get to the bar) and the Panoz Board room will be on your right.

TG_Sebring_mapWe’ve also included track map and paddock traffic flow map so that everyone know “which way they are going,” where to pass and where to park.

What to bring – what to wear
Remember to bring a cooler and plenty of water / sports drink, a camp chair, hat / umbrella, sunscreen and sunglasses. And remember, to go on track, we require long-sleeve shirts, long-pants, closed toe shoes and an SA05 or SA10 helmet (absolutely no DOT or M-Rated helmets at all. End of discussion. PERIOD.) If we deem temperatures and humidity levels to be excessive, we MAY wave the long-sleeve shirt requirements and will make this announcement at the driver’s meeting each day.

TRACK GUYS DRIVER SHIRTFREE SHIRT with your entry
Mustang Driver Magazine will be providing every registered driver with a uber-cool Track Guys / Mustang Driver long-sleeve t-shirt. You can pick up yours at registration.

FREE lunch, too!
The Mustang Club of America will be providing lunch for all registered drivers and instructors on Saturday. You will have a lunch ticket in your registration packet and MUST present this ticket to get your lunch. (Just don’t spill anything on your cool new Mustang Driver shirt, OK?)

We still have open driving slots

We still have openings in all run groups (Beginner, Novice, Intermediate and Advanced), so it’s still NOT too late to sign up online. Deadline for online registrations is midnight, Thursday,  May 28th. We will take walk-up registrations on Friday starting at 2 PM and last-chance walk-ups at 6:45 AM on Saturday in pit stall 67 (far east end of garages).

See you at Sebring!

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DRIVERS WANTED: Steeda Hot Lap Challenge, Sebring International Raceway

NEW FOR 2015 event at Sebring International Raceay: The Steeda Hot Lap Challenge is a time-trial event open to Intermediate, Advanced and Instructors at the Track Guys Final Roundup at Texas World Speedway on Sunday, March 29. The Steeda Hot Lap Challenge will be run within the regularly scheduled Intermediate and Advanced run groups. It is up to each driver to navigate on-track traffic in a safe fashion while driving to collect their fastest laps. Drivers are allowed to return to pit road during the session in an effort to relocate themselves within the group of cars already on the track.

Steeda_Hot_Lap_ChallengeElectronic transponders are REQUIRED to run in the Steeda Hot Lap Challenge. We will have a limited number of them available for rent on a first-come, first-served basis and will be $30 for the entire weekend. If you want to rent on, please email dell@trackguys.com and say “Please add a transponder rental to my order”. Dell will then add it to your order and you can pay for it in your registration at trackguys.motorsportreg.com


Steeda Hot Lap Challenge Classes

These classes are designed to provide specific guidelines for those choosing to compete. You know your car and the modifications (or lack thereof) and will be asked to disclose all information about your car during the mandatory Tech Inspection. Final classification will be SOLELY up the the judgment of the Chief of Tech and his inspection crew.

Stock Class
Cars with no or few performance modifications racing on street tires. (Exception – 2012/13 Boss LS Pzero Corsa & 13/14 GT500 Goodyear Eagle F1 G:2 acceptable for stock class)

Modified Class
Cars with moderate performance modifications competing on R-compound tires still driven regularly on the street. Continental “take-off” slicks from Grand Am cars. Cars with aftermarket power-adders may be moved to the next higher class (at the discretion of the Chief of Tech and his team).

Race Class
Cars with significant performance modifications and that are primarily designed for track driving or all-out race-type vehicles. This category also includes any cars racing on slicks.  As with NASA, Conti takeoff slicks from Grand Am would be exempted in the Modified class.

If you have questions about which class your car would fit in, please compile a list of modifications and contact Jonathan Blevins, Chief of Safety and Tech at jonathan@trackguys.com

Steeda Hot Lap Challenge Rules
1) Only 50 Steeda Hot Lap Challenge slots are available. If you want to secure your slot before the event, please email dell@trackguys.com ASAP.
2) All competitors will be required to run Steeda front and rear window decals during the event (provided with your entry fee.)
3) You MUST have an electronic transponder. You can run your own (bring your transponder number to registration) or rent one at the event.
4) Timed sessions will be conducted on Sunday with all competitors required to run a properly mounted transponder for electronic timing. (a limited number of rental transponders will be available)
5) ONLY laps run during the Final Steeda Hot Lap Challenge runs on Sunday will be used to determine finishing order.
5) During the timed sessions, ALL PASSING RULES will be in place and enforced by the track marshals/corner worker stations. Additional procedures will be discussed at the driver’s meeting and MUST be adhered to during the Steeda Hot Lap Challenge.
6) Failure to follow the rules will result in a BLACK FLAG for the offending driver(s) with the lap times recorded during the infraction NOT being counted.
7) Awards will be distributed at 4 PM on Sunday, with 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place being awarded in Stock, Modified and Race classes.
8) And please, no wagering.

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2015 Sebring Registration is OPEN

 Sebring Sensation
Boss Mustang Reunion
Steeda Hot Lap Challenge

Track Guys Performance Driving EventsSebring International Raceway, Sebring, FL
May 29 — 31, 2015

On Line Registration Deadline: May 29,  2015
Register online here: Track_Guys_Motorsport_RegCome join us for our 14th year of Track Guys events at Sebring!

2015 Event Sponsors Include:

Come and enjoy your car on the world famous 3.7 mile “12 hour” Sebring International Raceway. Track Guys’ lead instructor, Jeff Lacina, along with his team of lap-happy instructors will be an integral part of getting everyone up to speed.

Track Guys events are NOT wheel-to-wheel racing events. Track Guys events are performance driving education events where YOU learn at your own pace, with plenty of classroom sessions and seat time out on the track to help you “get it right.” You’ll even have the chance to go for some at-speed rides with our instructors.

Track Guys events are open to drivers of all skill and experience levels. From pure first-timer to experience veteran, Track Guys programs provide a safe, fun and educational driving environment for everyone. Beginning and Novice level drivers get their own classroom sessions and in-car instructors, while Intermediate and Advanced drivers are in run groups with others of similar experience.

“But guys, I’ve NEVER done this before!” Fear not, we all had to start somewhere and for 14 years, Track Guys has helped a large number of drivers “get their start” in performance driving, becoming a better, smoother and safer driver, both on the track and on the street and having a blast doing so.

Don’t believe us? Check out what Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords, GM High-Tech Performance and 5.0 Mustang & Super Ford magazines all had to say about our events.

NOTE: This Event is Open to All Makes and Models of Cars

Cost: $500 for Saturday and Sunday

One Day $300

A limited number of garage spaces are $50 for Both Days

Get a “taste” of performance driving with the Track Guys Test Drive

Don’t know if two full days of performance driving is for you? Then you might want to sign up for the Track Guys Test Drive. For $50.00 you can come and participate in the driver’s meeting, morning classroom sessions, the noon parade lap and then have your very own “Test Drive” session at-speed, on the track with your own in-car instructor helping you get around the track at-speed. The Track Guys Test Drive is ONLY available on Saturday. If you go through the Test Drive program and decide, “Hey, I can handle another day of this!”, then we’ll apply your $50 registration to the rest of the event – all you’ll have to do is pay the balance and you’re in for the rest of the weekend!

Friday Meet-n-Greet:

The fun begins Friday night at the Meet-n-Greet. This is a great time to arrive at the track, get registered for the weekend, get your car through tech inspection and enjoy some soda and snacks with your fellow drivers and instructors through the evening. We will even conduct a special class/meeting that evening for those who are attending a performance driving school for the first time.

General Schedule of Events:

Friday, May 29
3 – 7 PM: Registration and Tech Inspection, Sebring International Raceway (location TBD)

Saturday, May 30
7 AM: Registration/Tech Inspection (Inside Track)
8 AM: Mandatory Driver’s Meeting
9 – 5 PM: On Track Driving Activities
Evening: Banquet, guest speakers and our famous Track Guys Sebring raffle drawings.  This years banquet will be at the Gallery of Legends and Catered by the Chateau Elan.  We are having Prime Rib, Herb Seasoned Chicken, Salads, AuGratin Potatoes, Country Style Green Beans, Rolls and Butter, along with desert.  Join us for a good time.  Starting at 6pm.

Sunday, May 31
7 AM: At-track Devotional Service – Everyone welcome to attend7:25 AM: Registration/Tech Inspection
8 AM: Mandatory Driver’s Meeting
9 AM – 5 PM: Steeda Hot Lap Challenge and On Track Driving Activities

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Dell Hughes at dell@trackguys.com or Jeff Lacina at jeff@trackguys.com. Visit TrackGuys.com to download the required Liability, Medical, Tech Inspection form as well as the “rules and regulations” for our events.

See you on track at Sebring!

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2015 TWS Final Roundup Survival Guide

Registered participants: We’re looking forward to seein’ y’all at Texas World Speedway. To Final_Roundup_with_sponsorsmake the registration and tech process a whole heap easier for everyone, here are the documents you must download, PRINT OFF and bring them with you to registration.

Don’t forget: to drive or ride at-speed on track, you MUST wear long-pants, closed-toe shoes, a long-sleeve shirt (preferably 100% cotton) and an SA05 or SA10 helmet. NO M-rate helmets at ALL. Period. Na-da. No way, no how!

Parade laps: y’all can drive nekked for all we care…

Registration Forms:
Liability Form
Medical Information Form
Tech Inspection Form

Other documents:
Friday Event Schedule
Sat & Sunday Event Schedule
2015 Event Sponsor list
Track map w/APPROVED passing areas
Garage Area Parking Pass

Optional:
Track Guys Rules & Regulations
Yes, you’ll want THIS, too!

GENERAL EVENT SCHEDULE
Thursday, March 26
6 PM – Track Opens
6 – 7:30 PM – Registration & Tech Inspection (Friday drivers ONLY)
10 PM: Track closes

Friday, March 27 (Intermediate & Advanced Drivers Only)
6 AM: Track Opens
7 AM: Registration and Tech opens
8 AM: Drivers Meeting
8:30 – Noon: Track Hot
12:30 PM: Parade laps
1 – 5 PM: Track Hot
6 – 8 PM: Registration and Tech for Saturday & Sunday participants
6 – 8 PM: MCA Meet & Greet (sandwiches, chips and soda)
10 PM: Track Closes

Saturday, March 28
6 AM: Track opens
6:30 AM: Registration and Tech open
7:15 AM: Instructor Meeting
7:45 AM: Mandatory Drivers Meeting
8:30 – Noon: Track Hot
12:15 – 1 PM: Charity Donation Parade Laps
1 PM – 5:30 PM: Track Hot
6 – 9 PM: At-track dinner, guest speakers and raffle drawings
10 PM: Track closes

Sunday, March 29
6 AM: Track Opens
6:45 AM: Sunday Morning Devotional Service – everyone welcome
7:15 AM: Instructor Meeting
7:45 AM: Mandatory Drivers Meeting
8:30 – Noon: Track Hot / MRT Hot Lap Challenge
11:50 – 12:50 PM: Charity Donation Parade Laps
1 – 5:30 PM: Track Hot / MRT Hot Lap Challenge (awards at 4 PM)

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Drivers Wanted: MRT Hot Lap Challenge, Sunday, March 29 at Texas World Speedway

MRT Hot Lap Challenge is a time-trial event open to Intermediate, Advanced and Instructors at the Track Guys Final Roundup at Texas World Speedway on Sunday, MRT_Hot_Lap_ChallengeMarch 29. The MRT Hot Lap Challenge will be run within the regularly scheduled Intermediate and Advanced run groups. It is up to each driver to navigate on-track traffic in a safe fashion while driving to collect their fastest laps. Drivers are allowed to return to pit road during the session in an effort to relocate themselves within the group of cars already on the track.
Electronic transponders are REQUIRED to run in the MRT Hot Lap Challenge. We will have a limited number of them available for rent on a first-come, first-served basis and will be $30 for the entire weekend. If you want to rent on, please email dell@trackguys.com and say “Please add a transponder rental to my order”. Dell will then add it to your order and you can pay for it in your registration at trackguys.motorsportreg.com

MRT Hot Lap Challenge Classes
These classes are designed to provide specific guidelines for those choosing to compete. You know your car and the modifications (or lack thereof) and will be asked to disclose all information about your car during the mandatory Tech Inspection. Final classification will be SOLELY up the the judgment of the Chief of Tech and his inspection crew.

Stock Class
Cars with no or few performance modifications racing on street tires. (Exception – 2012/13 Boss LS Pzero Corsa & 13/14 GT500 Goodyear Eagle F1 G:2 acceptable for stock class)

MRT_HLC_1st_ModifiedModified Class
Cars with moderate performance modifications competing on R-compound tires still driven regularly on the street. Continental “take-off” slicks from Grand Am cars. Cars with aftermarket power-adders may be moved to the next higher class (at the discretion of the Chief of Tech and his team).

Race Class
Cars with significant performance modifications and that are primarily designed for track driving or all-out race-type vehicles. This category also includes any cars racing on sticker slicks.  As with NASA, Conti takeoff slicks from Grand Am would be exempted in the Modified class.

MRT Hot Lap Challenge Rules TWS_TG_track_map
1) Only 50 MRT Hot Lap Challenge slots are available. If you want to secure your slot before the event, please email dell@trackguys.com ASAP.
2) All competitors will be required to run an MRT Windshield banner (provided with your entry fee.)
3) You MUST have an electronic transponder. You can run your own (bring your transponder number to registration) or rent one at the event.
4) Timed sessions will be conducted on Sunday with all competitors required to run a properly mounted transponder for electronic timing. (a limited number of rental transponders will be available)
5) During the timed sessions, ALL PASSING RULES will be in place and enforced by the track marshals/corner worker stations. Additional procedures will be discussed at the driver’s meeting and MUST be adhered to during the MRT Hot Lap Challenge.
6) Failure to follow the rules will result in a BLACK FLAG for the offending driver(s) with the lap times recorded during the infraction NOT being counted.
7) Awards will be distributed at 4 PM, with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place being awarded in Stock, Modified and Race classes.
8) And please, no wagering.

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2015 Sebring Sensation: Registration is now OPEN!

We are still putting the finishing touches on all we have planned for our annual event at the historic Sebring International Raceway and this one promises to be the best one yet! The dates for this year’s event is May 30-31.
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If you are interested in attending the 2015 event, don’t delays – sign up TODAY! This event has sold out in the past and we’d hate for anyone to miss it. We have a block of rooms at the Chateau Elan Hotel and Conference Center. Information is included in the Motorsportreg.com registration page.

Register online here. (http://www.trackguys.motorsportreg.com)
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Hope to see you on track with us at Sebring International Raceway!
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2016 Shelby GT350 Mustang to Debut at March 27-29 “Final Roundup” at Texas World Speedway

We have received word from our friends at Team Mustang and Ford Performance that they will be attending our March 27-29 event at TWS and bringing with them a very special car: the all-new 2016 Shelby GT350 Mustang.

TWS_GT350_promo“We’re excited to once again be working with our friends at Ford to help them introduce a new performance Mustang to the enthusiast market,” says Jeff Lacina, owner and lead instructor for Track Guys Performance Driving Events. “This is an invitation to all our Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana Mustang friends to make their way out to TWS to see this awesome new Shelby GT350 in person.”

FORD_Perform_ModUn_4C1S_VtHt_WKJim Owens, Shelby and Boss Marketing Manager for Ford Motor Company be in attendance visiting with Mustang enthusiasts, discussing the new Ford Performance group and will be the keynote speaker at the Saturday night VIP Dinner that will be held in the paddock at Texas World Speedway as part of the event.Final_Roundup_with_sponsorsWhile the driving event is completely sold out, there are still spots open for the Final Roundup Car Show, parade laps and Poker Run, as well as the Saturday night VIP Dinner event. We highly recommend you per-register for any of the events you wish to attend. Go to http://www.thefinalroundup.com to sign up for the car show, poker run and to purchase your tickets to the Saturday night VIP dinner.

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Mustangs Wanted for MavTV “Motorsports Road Trip” episode taping at March 27-29 Final Roundup at Texas World Speedway

MAVTV_logoMavTV, Track Guys and Aaron Carotta have announced that the Track Guys Final Roundup event at Texas World Speedway on March 27-29, 2015 will be televised on MavTV’s new “Motorsports Road Trip” Series. MavTV is the fast growing motorsport and adventure cable/satellite channel which covers such series as ARCA, world Rally, Dirt Racing and more.
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Aaron Carotta

“This is an exciting event we are hoping to add variety to a great season.” said Aaron Carotta, “the half· hour show will air in July and be viewed by up to 68 million households in the United  States, so be sure to register early for one of the biggest events of the new year.”

“Motorsports Road Trip will bring it’s entire production crew, the MavTV RoadTrip Bus to Track Guys’ Final Roundup at TWS”, said host Aaron Carotta, better known as Adventure Aaron, “our staff will sign autographs, hand out swag and interact with all of the participants as we tape the episode.”

Mustangs Wanted!
Track Guys events are open to all makes of cars, but have a very strong following Final_Roundup_with_sponsorswith Mustang and Shelby owners. “We want to have a huge turnout of Mustangs and Shelbys for both the driving school as well as the cruise-in car show and poker run,” says Jeff Lacina, owner and lead instructor for Track Guys. “We’re looking forward to having Aaron and his Motorsports Road Trip team join us and we want to blow them away with the number and quality of Mustangs that show up at Texas World Speedway for our Final Roundup event.”

To register for the Saturday car show and poker run at TWS, go to http://www.thefinalroundup.com/
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Event Updates for Track Guys’ “Final Roundup” at TWS

Our March 27-29 event at Texas World Speedway (TWS) is going to an “off-the-hook, Texas-sized celebration” of a track weekend. Here are just SOME of the things that will be going on over the course of Friday, Saturday & Sunday!

*Once again, the gang at Latemodel Restoration will be one of our major sponsors for the event – and we’re sure they’re going to have some of their great cars on track and have lots of goodies for the Saturday night raffle drawings.

 

MAVTV_logo* Track Guys has been selected to be featured on an episode of “MotorSports Roadtrip” hosted by Aaron Carotta scheduled to appear on Mav TV. Their coverage will highlight our unique brand of “performance driving education” and of course, all the “characters” it brings to the track – that’s all y’all! The more the merrier – come on out and be part of the fun!

MRT_logo_wht_6000px* NEW: The MRT Hot Lap Challenge. MRT is the title sponsor for our time trail event within the event. The MRT Hot Lap Challenge is open to Intermediate and Advanced level drivers only. Competitors will be placed in classes based upon their car modifications (stock, modified or race) with the hot laps being recorded on Sunday with class trophies awarded at 4 PM. The MRT Hot Lap Challenge is limited to 50 participants, so contact Dell Hughes at dell@trackguys.com if you plan on running this event.

Chicane23_logo* Long-time sponsor, Chicane23 will once again be joining us at TWS. If you need to make some performance modifications to your ride before the event, be sure to let Jonathan Blevins or John George know what you need and they’ll take care of you.

MCA-LOGO* Free Lunch Saturday. The Mustang Club of America is providing lunch for ALL driving school participants and instructors on Saturday. The MCA is also sponsoring the Friday night “Meet & Greet” at the track after Registration and Tech Inspection closes.

 

Still_Creek_Ranch_logo* Charity Parade Laps. On both Saturday and Sunday, we will be collecting pre-parade donations for Still Creek Ranch, an accredited Christian academy that provides programs for children rescued from crisis situations throughout south-central Texas.

 

Final_Roundup_logo* Cruise-In Car Show and Poker Run (Saturday). SMC Events will be hosting an all-makes car/truck show on Saturday. Participants will also get to participate in the lunch-break parade laps and then head out for a Poker Run through the surrounding area. If you are interested in JUST the car show, parade laps and poker run, you MUST register by visiting this website.

EVENT SCHEDULE
Thursday, March 26
6 – 8 PM: Track Opens for Registration and Tech TWS_TG_track_map

Friday, March 27
6 AM: Track Opens
7 AM: Registration and Tech opens
7:45 AM: Drivers Meeting
8 – Noon: Track Hot
12:30 PM: Parade laps
1 – 5 PM: Track Hot
6 – 8 PM: Registration and Tech for Saturday & Sunday participants
6:30 – 8:30 PM: MCA Meet & Greet (sandwiches, chips and soda)

Saturday, March 28
6 AM: Track opens
6:30 AM: Registration and Tech open
7:15 AM: Instructor Meeting
7:45 AM: Mandatory Drivers Meeting
8:30 – Noon: Track Hot
12:15 – 1 PM: Charity Donation Parade Laps
1 PM – 5:30 PM Track Hot
6 – 9 PM: At-track dinner, guest speakers and raffle drawings

Sunday, March 29
6 AM: Track Opens
6:45 AM: Sunday Morning Devotional Service – everyone welcome
7:15 AM: Instructor Meeting
7:45 AM: Mandatory Drivers Meeting
8:30 – Noon: Track Hot / MRT Hot Lap Challenge
12:15 – 1 PM: Charity Donation Parade Laps
1 – 5 PM: Track Hot / MRT Hot Lap Challenge (awards at 4 PM)

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Registration is open: Track Guys Final Roundup at Texas World Speedway

In case you haven’t heard the news, Texas World Speedway just outside of College Station, TX will be closing at the end of May. While we will be sad to see it go, we’re going to send it out with a THREE-DAY Track Guys event, March 27, 28 & 29, 2015.
TG_TWS_15Friday is limited to Track Guys Instructors as well as Intermediate- and Advanced-level drivers and we’ll be running clockwise. Saturday and Sunday we’ll be running TWS’s 2.9 mile road course in the more traditional counter-clockwise direction and will be the “full-school” event open to drivers of all experience levels.
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The Mustang Club of America has designated this as one of their “National” driving events and we are very proud to be working with the largest Mustang club on the planet. As part of their support of the event, the MCA is providing a FREE LUNCH to all driving school participants on Saturday, so be sure to stop by their display, thank them and check out all the Mustang Club of America has to offer.

Go here to register online or simply click on the logo below.
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TWS_TG_track_mapTrack Guys Test Drive
Not sure if this “performance driving thing” is for you? For just $50 our Track Guys Test Drive is just that: a smaller “sample” of our time-proven performance driving education experience. Test Drive participants attend the Saturday AM driver’s meeting, two classroom sessions and then drive the noon-time parade laps before getting their own “Test Drive” session on the track, at-speed with one of our in-car instructors riding along to help you “get your speed on”.

If you want to run the Test Drive Program, you can sign up for it on the same registration site as the full-school drivers.

Sponsors
We are very blessed and thankful for our sponsors for this event. Some of these companies have been with us for years, while others are just now coming on board. Please be sure to visit their websites, check out their products and services and let them know how much you appreciate their support.
lrs_logo_2012Chicane23_logoVMP_Tuning_logoMCA-LOGOBoss302forumWe hope to see you at TWS for our Track Guys Final Lone Star Roundup at TWS.

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