Solo Novice School & Charity Event

June 18, 2012

June 24, 2012 at Family Arena is St. Louis Region SCCA Solo Program = BackStoppers Charity Event

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2012 SOLO DRIVER’S SCHOOL – JUNE 23,2012

The Solo Advisory Committee is pleased to announce thatthe 2012 Solo Drivers School is scheduled for Saturday, June 23, 2012 at FamilyArena. The school is an introduction to the sport of autocross (Solo). Itconsists of two parts: an evening classroom session and an all day drivingschool.

The classroom session will take place on Tues. June 19 atRusso Cafe, 9904 Page Avenue, 63132 at 6:30PM. Dinner is not included but youmay order dinner off of the menu. The Saturday driving school begins atapproximately 7:30AM with registration and a brief drivers meeting. Studentswill spend the day receiving one-on-one instruction in autocross driving techniquesby experienced autocross drivers from the St. Louis Region of the SCCA. Theschool is expected to run through 4:00PM. Lunch will be provided.

Attendance is limited to thirty students. Pre-registrationis required; no walk-ins will be allowed to participate. Registration will beon www.motorsportreg.com.Any driver with avalid driver’s license who has competed in fewer than five previous autocrossevents (St. Louis Region SCCA and/or any other car club) may participate. Thisrequirement may be waived at the discretion of the event organizers

Any driver with a valid driver’s license who has competedin fewer than five previous autocross events (St. Louis Region SCCA and/or anyother car club) may participate. This requirement may be waived at thediscretion of the event organizers.

Students must provide their own car.

Helmets (Snell 2000 or newer) are required. Loanerhelmets will be available.

All students will be required to sign the standard SCCAinsurance waiver.

Students under age 18 will be required to complete theSCCA Minor Waiver that requires signatures from parents or guardian.

Car numbers (1 through ?) will be randomly assigned.These numbers are for use at the school only.

Entry fee is $125.00. Contact the event chairman, MikeKenney at mdkenney@sbcglobal.net for more information.

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