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Pro Drive Racing School
Portland International Raceway, Ore.
(503) 285 -4449
Are you an aspiring racer or simply someone who
wants to experience the thrill of driving a racecar?
The Pro Drive Racing School is the destination for you!
Spend three days blasting around Portland
International Raceway in our Spec Racer Fords
and earn your SCCA Regional Racing License.
Then go racing with the Pro Drive Racing Team
at racetracks all over the United States. Pro Drive
finished 2nd, 5th, and 6th at the 2012 SCCA National
Runoffs. Are you the next member of the team?
THE PROS AT
High Performance Driving
Our programs give drivers a chance to test their
skills and learn from talented instructors in a
venue designed for safe, spirited driving, far away
from the risks present on the street. Whether a
beginner, seasoned track veteran or licensed racer
we have a program designed for you.
Performance Driving Center
Sonoma Raceway, Calif.
The Simraceway Performance Driving Center is
Northern California’s premier racing school.
Located at Turn 1 of Sonoma Raceway, our
year-round facility includes an SCCA-accredited
Formula 3 racing program, outdoor karting,
performance driving courses and highway safety
schools. The combination of modern tools and
expert instruction provides a unique and
progressive learning environment only available
at the Simraceway Performance Driving Center.
Whether you want to be a champion or simply
drive like one, call us today.
Create the legend!
Schools and the Skip Barber Driving Schools,
Skip Barber Racing School
the company owns and operates four prestigious
open-wheel and Mazda MX- 5, equal-car racing
championships – for amateur and professional
Skip Barber Racing School launched the racing
careers of Ryan Hunter-Reay, Marco Andretti,
Jeff Gordon, AJ Allmendinger, Raphael Matos,
Conor Daly and many more.
For 37 years, Skip Barber Racing School has
been the leader in automotive education and
entertainment, with base locations at Road
Atlanta, Lime Rock Park, Mazda Raceway Laguna
Seca and Sebring International Raceway.
In the Mazda Driving and High Performance Driving
Schools, students practice slides and recoveries on
a skid pad, threshold braking, lane-toss exercises
and accident avoidance.
Skip Barber Racing Schools have long been on
any auto enthusiast’s bucket list, allowing them
to learn speedy skills at the same place as most of
today’s pros. In addition to the Skip Barber Racing
Waterford Hills Road Racing
Oakland County Sportsmen’s Club, Mich.
The Waterford Hills Drivers School is an accredited
SCCA “Double School,” earning an SCCA or Waterford
Hills novice permit upon successful completion.
For more than 50 years we have offered a
competition drivers school that places importance
on wheel-to-wheel track time and quality student/
instructor time. We strive to maintain a student to
teacher ratio of 2:1.
Our track is a challenging 1.5 miles of turns and
elevation changes. There’s an old adage:
If you can drive here, you can drive anywhere.
The school consists of two parts:
1. “Classroom.” One full day of instruction,
focusing on safety, preparation and protocol
on any racetrack.
2. “On-Track.” Two full days of learning car
control, competitive driving and the line.
Practice starts, side by side, and even a
10-lap practice race are included.
Waterford Hills also offers a “Returning Drivers
Program” for current or past drivers to improve their
skills under the direction of our senior instructors.
Team O’Neil Rally School
and Car Control Center
Team O’Neil Rally School is widely recognized
as the most respected rally training school and car
control center in North America. Team O’Neil offers
top-notch driver instruction on its 566-acre facility
nestled in the scenic White Mountains of New
Hampshire. At Team O’Neil, students are given
the tools to become better drivers and master the
unexpected in a controlled environment.
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