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    Default Cal Club's Race License SuperSchool $440




    So you want to go wheel to wheel racing! SCCA is the best way to do it and Cal
    Club is one of SCCA’s best regions. We offer a variety of tracks and car classes.
    Our competition license schools are held every March at Buttonwillow Raceway
    Park. If you have racing experience you may be able to get a waiver for the
    school requirements. The License Waiver Checklist will lead you through that
    process. The License waiver form can be found on our web site under Road
    Racing, SCCA license, If you do not qualify for a waiver here is what you will
    need to do...

    http://www.calclub.com/html/html2/school_letter.pdf
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    This is a once per year school. It is a great deal and a respected licensing avenue.

    It takes one evening, two days on track and third optional day of a real live race on Sunday. You will need to bring a crew guy. They will keep you so busy on track and in class you won't have time to fuel up, change tires, brake pads, etc. You will be exhausted at the end of it all.
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    I got my SCCA competition license through the super school. Great deal. Be sure to bring a fully-prepped race car and gear (helmet, etc.) that meet all SCCA safety requirements.
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    I got my SCCA license this way too. It's a brutal amount of track time and pretty tough to complete without some help, but a pretty decent way to get your competition license.

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    The date for the school is March 21-23, 2013.

    BTW, I already have my SCCA regional license but got it through my ICSCC license. I've never taken an SCCA Super School. Would I be allowed to take this school as kind of a refresher?

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    That's a great deal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeColangelo View Post
    The date for the school is March 21-23, 2013.

    BTW, I already have my SCCA regional license but got it through my ICSCC license. I've never taken an SCCA Super School. Would I be allowed to take this school as kind of a refresher?
    I don't think you need it. Most of it is about safety and procedures like how to do a rolling start, not missing flags, etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard EVO View Post
    I don't think you need it. Most of it is about safety and procedures like how to do a rolling start, not missing flags, etc.
    Yeah, good point. I'm probably better off just reviewing my own materials.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hakeem View Post
    It's a brutal amount of track time and pretty tough to complete without some help
    I had the opposite experience. I think the secret is just to show up with a reliable car and a full tank of gas and just run it clean and not tray to impress anyone. Nobody "wins" school.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fatbillybob View Post
    I had the opposite experience. I think the secret is just to show up with a reliable car and a full tank of gas and just run it clean and not tray to impress anyone. Nobody "wins" school.
    Look at who you're talking to, reliable car . . .
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    I took it in my freshly built SM and had a friend/mechanic there to help but all he really did was rotate my tires for me. It was a great school, tons of track time and several "races". Well worth the price.

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    I broke 3 cars at the Super School, and Oli is lucky I didn't break his that he let me drive for a 1/2 hour session . . .
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    Quote Originally Posted by fatbillybob View Post
    I had the opposite experience. I think the secret is just to show up with a reliable car and a full tank of gas and just run it clean and not tray to impress anyone. Nobody "wins" school.
    I took it in my SM at the time (yes I once had one). Reliability was not an issue.

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    I'll be there racing in Sat. sprints and co-driving in the Enduro. Looking forward to seeing all the Cal Club folks again.

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    It looks like there is at least one TrackHQ member registered:

    https://www.motorsportreg.com/index....D#.USzk7BmGG4I
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