Race Weekend: 26-27 March 2011
Entry Deadline: 15 January 2011
Late Entries: Considered case-by-case, space permitting
Track: Infineon Raceway, Sonoma CA
Click here to purchase online.
All-Access Paddock Passes allow you to get closer to these dilapidated machines than is probably recommended.
Single-day passes are $20; Full-weekend passes are $30.
Online sales will stop at midnight on the Wednesday before the race--tickets are always available for sale at the gate on race weekend.
Pre-race track testing: LeMons sessions throughout the day on Friday. To sign up, call Infineon Test Manager Dave Schwartz at 707.933.3956 or email email@example.com. You can also sign up on Friday morning, beginning at 7:00am at the Guest Services building, space permitting.
Friday, 25 March 2011
7:30am: Gates open
Noon-5pm: Mandatory Friday Tech Inspection. Every car and at least one driver per team must be present for Tech Inspection on Friday. No Saturday Tech will be offered!
TBA: Pre-race track testing (see details above)
Saturday, 26 March 2011
7:30am: Gates open
9:30am: Mandatory drivers' meeting
10:30am-6pm: Race session I
Sunday, 27 March 2011
8:15am: Mandatory drivers' meeting
9am-5pm: Race session II
Noon: People's Curse
5pm: Checkered flag
8:00pm: Gates close
Lights: Headlights, taillights, and sidemarkers removed or completely taped over
Rear side and back glass: No restrictions
Noise Limit: 92dB @50 feet
PITS AND PADDOCK
Pit-Vehicle Restrictions: No, as long as it's in the paddock. That said, the ring road surrounding the track is off limits to pit-bikes, ATVs and golf carts
Pit Assignments: First-come, first-crowded-in-like-sardines
Barbecues Allowed: Gas grills only, no charcoal
Running Water: Bring your own radiator water. Filling up in the bathroom sink is a no-no
Bathrooms: Permanent and clean. Showers available also at the Media Center and next to the Drivers Lounge
Electrical Hookups: No. By definition, RV's are self contained, right?
Pit Hours: Noise Curfew hours before 8am and after 7pm. That means no engines or amplified noise during that time
Fuel Sold On-Site: Yes, there's a Sunoco station with pumps. Lowest grade available is 91 octane. Probably more expensive than Arco, but way more convenient
FUEL RULES: MINIMUM 2-HOUR PENALTY FOR ANY INFRACTION
Where: In paddock space only, details TBA during Driver's Meeting (don't bug us before then)
Who: Two people minimum with one holding extinguisher while fueling from jugs
Gear: All people in fuel area must wear the same safety gear as a driver when fueling from jugs
Car: Engine and kill switch must be off during fueling
Driver changes: No one allowed in the car during fueling; driver swaps OK when fueling complete
Other notes: Absolutely no other work allowed during fueling (tire checks, fluid checks, etc). You may fuel at the gas pumps without Nomex. Bring cardboard sheets or drip pans to catch spills
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Weather: Could be mild and sunny, could be raining with hail. Take your pick.
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From Highway 101, merge onto Highway 37 east toward Vallejo. Travel 8 miles until you reach the intersection of Highways 37 and 121. Make a left onto Highway 121 toward Sonoma, Gate 1 is one-half mile ahead on your left.
From I-80, Exit onto Highway 37 west toward San Rafael. Travel 15 miles until you reach the intersection of Highways 37 and 121. Merge onto Highway 121 toward Sonoma, Gate 1 is one-half mile ahead on your left.