Patroon & CT & NY BMWCCA, Traditional HPDE @ LRP info on Apr 29, 2023 (059669) |

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Patroon & CT & NY BMWCCA, Traditional HPDE @ LRP

Patroon & CT & NY BMWCCA,  Traditional HPDE @ LRP

BMW CCA - Patroon Chapter

Saturday, April 29, 2023
Lime Rock Park, Lakeville, CT

Registration closed April 25, 2023 5:59 PM at 2023-04-25T14:59:00-0700 Registration ends April 25, 2023 5:59 PM at 2023-04-25T14:59:00-0700 Registration opens January 20, 2023 12:00 PM at 2023-01-20T09:00:00-0800 Registration runs from January 20, 2023 12:00 PM to April 25, 2023 5:59 PM


The Patroon, Connecticut Valley & New York Chapters invites you to a Tri-Chapter hosted HPDE on April  29th at Lime Rock Park in beautiful Northwestern Connecticut that will appeal to Drivers of all levels and Instructors alike.

This will be a FULL Day Event. Participants will have a minimum of 4 x 20 minute sessions with mandatory classroom sessions between run groups.  

YOU MUST BE A CURRENT BMWCCA MEMBER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS SCHOOL.  You may apply for membership during the registration process otherwise your membership number which must be on your application form at registration.  Note: you don't need to own a BMW to be a BMW CCA member.

We will have 4 groups: Novice, Intermediate, Advanced and Instructor.  There will also be a "taste of the track" opportunity for those who have been on the fence or want to know "what this HPDE / Drivers school thing" is all about. This will be a 20 minute parade lap format limited to a top speed of 60 mph (helmets are not required).

Group 1 – Novice

Group 2 – Intermediate

Group 3 – Advanced

Group 4 - Instructor

Price - Instructed $425 per driver  Non-Instructed (Solo Drivers) $375


The drivers’ school committee reserves the right to deny entry based upon vehicle type and/or condition at any time, up to and including the day of the event.

  • Note: Student experience level is solely as determined by the Sponsor Chapters (Patroon, Connecticut Valley, NY) Driving Instructor.  Should a student register for a run group higher/lower than their experience level, the student will be reassigned and any resulting change in fee will be charged/credited accordingly.

Snell M or SA or 2015, 2020 or 2025 helmets are required. 2010 hemmets are no longer permitted.

The Lime Rock Café (concession stand will be open).  You may bring your own food and beverage or use the concession stand.

Entrants must be 18 years or older to drive and/or be a passenger in any car on the track. Only instructors may provide rides to others.  Students are expressly prohibited from passengers in their vehicle on track, other than their assigned instructor, no exceptions.  Non-participating/non-working event guests may ride in instructor cars with prior arrangement with the Chief Instructor.

Our Data Acquisition Program is in full swing and we have purchased a limited number of AiM DL1 units for rental by Advanced and Solo drivers at a cost of $50 per day.  There will also a "one on one" Data Evaluation/Analysis session for those interested.  If you have your own unit and don't need to rent one, the Data Evaluation/Analysis session will still be available.  Both of these "add-on packages" are available on a first come first served basis and will be part of the Registration process.