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Date: Sunday, October 6th, 2013
Registration Fee includes: (1) vehicle with (1) driver for the 2013 Z Nationals Track Day at Barber Motorsports Park.
Limited spots are available, so please pre-register now!!
For the 2013 Z Nationals Track Day, the world-class Barber Motorsports Park facility, located in Birmingham, Alabama, has been secured. The 2.38-mile road course features a mixture of challenges including fast, sweeping corners, decreasing radius hair pins, fast straightaways and rolling hills.
Pre-registration for the track event is $250 and spots are limited!! Don't miss this opportunity to push yourself and your car to the limits on one of the United States' premier race tracks. As in past Z Nationals events, "Ride-Along" Driving Instructors will be provided and all levels of drivers are welcomed and encouraged.
Caravan / Getting to the track:
Road course entrants will meet at Cracker Barrel in Bremen, GA to caravan to Barber Motorsports Park facility or meet the caravan at the track. Participants that are staying at Carrollton event hotels will leave at 6:00AM and travel to Bremen for the 6:15AM departure caravan. The caravan will be leaving from Cracker Barrel parking lot at 6:15AM EST Sunday, October 7th and arriving at the track approximately 6:30AM CST. Please be aware that all times for events in Alabama/Barber Motorsports Park will be in Central Standard Time!!
Barber Motorsports Park Address (Track):
6040 Barber Motorsports Parkway
Birmingham, Alabama 35094
In total, there will be 5 run groups designated breaking up drivers and vehicles based on individual factors, including such things as vehicle speed, driver skill, driver experience and more. The 2013 Z National's Run Group categories are as follows:
Run Group A = Instructors & Special Interest Vehicles
Run Group B = Beginner's & Convertibles
Run Group C = Intermediate
Run Group D = Advanced
Run Group E = Expert (Solo vehicles)
The road course event is brought to you by: www.Z1motorsports.com.
Located roughly two hours west of Atlanta, Georgia and only minutes from downtown Birmingham, Alabama, this world class facility plays host to many world renowned motorsports events annually. Such series as the IZOD Indy Racing League (IRL) and Grand-AM Sports Car Championship call Barber Motorsports Park home. Featuring 17 fun-filled turns comprising the 2.38 mile course, drivers and spectators alike can expect to have an enjoyable time at one of the southeast's most scenic and visually dynamic race courses.
For more information about the Barber Motorsports Park facility, please visit the official Barber Motorsports Park website.
As an added bonus, there will be several SCCA-certified, ride-along instructors who will be available for those who have never driven in a high performance/motorsports setting. Together, these instructors will ride along with you to teach you the basics of performance driving, track etiquette, etc. so that you can capitalize on your vehicles maximum potential SAFELY!
This is NOT a competitive event. The 2013 Z Nationals Track Day is designed to be a high performance driving experience and school with the utmost safety in mind.
2013 Z Nationals Track Day Registration Packet:
All drivers are required to review and print the completed Track Day Registration Packet. This packet will be required to obtain your run group decal and driver’s wristband during the mandatory tech inspection session and driver's meeting. EVERY DRIVER will be required to complete a final tech inspection on the day of the event prior to receiving a run group decal.
Vehicle Inspection “Tech Inspection” Driver’s meeting:
Consider this as your vehicles “physical exam”. All registered vehicles MUST have the supplied pre-tech inspection sheet found in the registration packet fulfilled PRIOR to arriving at the track Sunday morning. All participating vehicles MUST be at the track by 7:00 AM CST to perform a final tech inspection prior to being allowed on track. All drivers must be present to check all required safety gear and to attend the mandatory driver’s meeting at 7:30AM.
Required Safety Gear & Clothing:
In order to participate in the 2013 Z Nationals Track Day event, all drivers MUST have the following safety gear and attire present before being allowed onto the track*
- SNELL SA2005+ Helmet or M2005+ (ONLY if the car is not equipped with a roll cage)
- Long Pants
- Closed toe shoes
- *NO synthetic clothing will be allowed!
Please be aware that the 2013 Z Nationals Track Day will take place Rain or Shine. No refunds will be made as a result of inclement weather. In the event of extreme inclement weather (Tornados, Floods, Hurricanes, etc.), the Z Nationals event staff will work with all registered participants to reschedule the track event or make other arrangements.
Options Note "Rate Yourself":
In an attempt to create a more ideal run group pairing between driver’s comfort, skill and vehicle capabilities, please rate both your vehicle and yourself from 1 through 10. Please be as honest as possible when making this evaluation. For example:
- A "10" is classified by someone with a great deal of racing/track experience who is driving a high speed, semi-/ full-race prepared vehicle and is prepared to push the vehicle to its fullest.
- A "1" would be someone who is driving a low/moderate powered vehicle on the track for the first time. This driver is eager to participate, but may not be able to keep up with the pace of other vehicles or is 100% comfortable in a track setting.....YET!
Please keep in mind that there are no penalties based on this classification. Final run group placements will be at the discretion of the Z Nationals event staff. As close to an accurate response as possible will help the staff place you in the appropriate run group that will allow both you and your fellow attendees to achieve maximum enjoyment from the Track Day.
** For Instructors ONLY **
If you wish to be an approved 2013 Z Nationals Track Day Instructor, please contact email@example.com and let us know your credentials. Once approved please print and complete the document found HERE and bring with you to event registration. If you sign up as an instructor WITHOUT permission or pre-approval from the Z Nationals event staff, you will be notified of the error and/or refunded your total registration balance.