Posted by: porschebahn | March 30, 2011

Porsche GT3 Cup Driving Experience

This course is the most advanced manufacturer driving curriculum available in North America. It features the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Car, one of the most successful racecars ever produced, a purebred machine with a long and distinguished race history. This is the same type of car that won the GT category in the 2011 24-Hours of Daytona.

The 911 GT3 Cup Experience is designed to provide the ultimate GT racecar experience. Vehicle attributes include, 450 HP, Michelin racing slicks and a team of elite instructors featuring Hurley Haywood, one of the world’s most successful road racers. You will learn from the best in the industry through personal one-on-one coaching along with video and data acquisition review that will provide you with the most intense driver training experience available. This program is designed for experienced drivers that are ready for the next level. The emphasis is on 911 model track time with the Carrera S, Turbo and GT3 Cup Car.

Masters Plus or equivalent required. See details below.

To register, simply call 888-204-7474.

Day One Schedule

7:30   –  8:00      Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00   –  9:15      Introduction & Classroom Session: Program Overview & Track Review
9:30   –  12:00   3 Groups Rotating Through 911 models: GT3 Cup Vehicle Orientation & Lead/Follow Lapping in Carrera S & Turbo
12:30 –  1:30      Lunch
1:30   –  4:30      911 Track Sessions for Each Group: Carrera S, Turbo, GT3 Cup
4:30   –  5:00      Day-one Review
7:00   –  9:00      Dinner at the Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa

Day Two Schedule

7:30   –  8:00      Continental Breakfast
8:00   –  9:00      Classroom Session: Review
9:00   –  12:00    911 Track Sessions for Each Group: Carrera S, Turbo, GT3 Cup w/ Data Review
12:00 –  1:00      Lunch
1:00   –  4:00      911 Track Sessions for Each Group: Carrera S, Turbo, GT3 Cup w/ Data Review
4:00   –  4:30      Instructor Hot Laps
4:30   –  4:45      Program Close
4:45   –  5:15      Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Tour

*Schedule subject to change

Who is eligible to take the course?

This course is available to participants that have at least one of the following:

  • Successfully completed the Porsche Sport Driving School 3-Day Masters Plus program 
  • Have a current SCCA Regional or National Competition Racing (or equivalent) license
    • *must provide documentation and subject to PSDS approval
  • Height and weight restrictions may apply

Required driver equipment for the course:

  • Racing suit – one piece SFI or FIA rated drivers suit
  • Helmet – must be Snell 2005 or later and must have HANS post anchors (for attaching HANS Device to helmet)
  • HANS Device
  • Gloves – made of leather and/or accepted fire resistant material containing no holes
  • Shoes – with uppers of leather and/or nonflammable material that at a minimum cover the instep. Ventilation pinholes by the manufacturers are allowed.

             Suits, Helmets and HANS Devices will be available for rent

             Suits: $400 for two-days

             Helmets: $100 for two-days

             HANS Devices: $100 for two-daysPackage: $500 for Suit, Helmet and HANS Device

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