Coaching Events

WA Sporting Car Club is responsible for promoting a number educational training days, and further details on them can be found below.

 

 

Competition Driving School

Format & Aim

In an intensive one day’s instruction, plus a comprehensive set of Notes and accompanying Lecture, the aim is a safe education in the major aspects of competition driving on Wanneroo Raceway. The goal of the course is to progress participants much of the way towards qualifying for a Provisional Circuit Racing Licence and/or prepare them for Speed Event Participation.

Whilst the school focuses on what you need to be fast and safe in competition many of the techniques you will learn will help keep you safe on the public road as well.

 

Who’s Teaching You

All instructors are regular competitors in WA Motorsport, many of them have won WA State Championships, held lap records etc. More particularly, the School uses tried and true methods of instruction that have underpinned the preparation of literally hundreds of new WA Motorsport participants over many years.

 

Your Vehicle

Students supply their own vehicle and once enrolled will receive comprehensive information on how to prepare for the school. Ideally a relatively modern manual or paddleshift transmission car is best. And a well maintained modern car will require little prep. Automatic transmission cars can also be used if that’s all that’s available. Students should be aware that high performance cars are absolutely not a necessity, a modestly powered manual hatch type vehicle is completely suitable. Of course, we won’t stop you bringing your Porsche GT3 RS if you absolutely have to!

Suvs/4WDs/Commercial vehicles are generally not suitable. If in doubt check with the WASCC Office.

 

Your Personnel Gear

Helmet – Open or Full Face in good condition with minimum compliance to AS 1698.

Clothing – Minimum long sleeved top, long pants.

Shoes – Dedicated driving shoes are highly recommended however flame resistant race spec boots aren’t mandatory, “Tuning day type” boots as sold by Go Gear are ok.

 

At the Raceway

Visit the Race Office upon arrival to check in. Please endeavour to arrive early so we can start promptly. It’s a very full, fun day at the track with lunch provided. You will need a full tank of fuel to start with.

 

Entry Fee $320

WASCC Member Entry Fee $270

 

Entries for 2020 Competition Driving Schools are open! Follow the links below to enter.

20th May

14th October

Contact 93068022 to book or for more information.

 

Come & Try Day

For motorsport newcomers, come and try your hand at performance driving under the guidance of a professional instructor. Registration includes a single event MotorSport Australia licence.

 

What will you require?

Long sleeve shirt, preferably cotton, long pants down to the ankle, preferably no polyester or similar
Helmet – if you already own a helmet please confirm it has as at minimum an AS1698 compliance sticker. Alternatively helmets are available for hire for the duration of the event. These are available for $10 per helmet.
Enclosed footwear.

 

 

What will the car require?

Ensure tyre treads are sufficient for a day of track activity. Road tyres should be inflated to slightly above normal pressures, rule of thumb is approx. 36psi for most vehicles.
Enough fuel for a day of track activity, greater than half a tank would be recommended in most cases.
Serviceable brakes, ensure sufficient pad is available.
Serviceable seat belts, both driver & passenger.
Seats secure with adjusting mechanisms fully functional.
All lights functional.
Wipers and washers functional.

 

Entry Fee $125

 

The next MotorSport Australia Come & Try Days for 2020 are open for entries! Follow the links below to enter.

15th April

16th September

Contact the office on 93068022 for more information.

Norm Beechley lines up in his Monaro at the Caversham track in 1968.

The Point2Point layouts often use the entire venue, resulting in the cars returning to the Paddock via Wattle Ave East. Photo credit BeardySnaps.

State Speed Event Series members are welcome to join qualifying events in the Tarmac Sportz Series. Photo credit BeardySnaps.

NightMasters is traditionally held in November as the last race meeting for the WASCC season.

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