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Pre-Event Guide

Whether you're attending your first HPDE, or you're an AutoInterests regular, we look forward to seeing you!  Before you head out to the track, there's some important information you should know.  

Please look over this page in preparation for your track day!

HPDE Schedules:

(schedules will be added as events approach, and linked below)

  • April 28-29, 2018 @ Nelson Ledges
  • May 14 @ Mid-Ohio
  • May 26-27 @ GingerMan
  • June 4-5 @ Mid-Ohio
  • June 23-24 @ Nelson Ledges
  • June 30-July 1 @ PittRace
  • Aug. 20 @ Mid-Ohio
  • Sept. 1-2 CARFEST
  • Sept. 15-16 @ Nelson Ledges


Click here to view a list of recommended items to bring to the track with you.


For facility information including:

  • Address
  • Track Map w/passing zones
  • Garage rentals
  • Hotel information
  • Camping availability
  • Early entry times
  • Concessions

Click on the track below for facility information:




How to update your emergency contact before the event:

  • Log in at
  • Click on your username
  • Go to "edit"
  • Then "personal"
  • Add emergency contact information
  • Click "save"


  • Get live run group & event updates right to your phone - download our app:



Our FAQ & Rules page has plenty of information that you may find useful!  If you have any questions, check here first.


When you arrive at the event:

  1. Follow signs to the paddock area
  2. Choose a spot to park - anywhere is fine, so long as it is not in front of a garage reserved by someone else
  3. Acclimation Program students - look for the Acclimation Parking signs to park with other students
  4. Empty vehicle of ALL loose items! (everything - floor mats, car seats, tools, luggage, etc.)
  5. Make sure you keep your driver license and helmet in the vehicle
  6. Proceed to the tech line
  7. A tech inspector will ask you to pop the hood & trunk, look in and around the vehicle, and will inspect your helmet
  8. Next, pull forward to our tech administrators - they will ask to see your driver license and will have you sign our waiver & tech form
  9. The tech administrator will issue your driver packet which will contain the schedule, envelope with decals, driver wristband, and any other info you will need for the day
  10. DECALS: small decals (run group & event day) go on the top corner of the windshield (driver's side)
  11. WRISTBAND: driver wristband goes on your LEFT wrist
  12. NUMBERS: preferred on each side of the car (doors or rear windows)
  13. After tech, head to the Driver Meeting (check your schedule for time and location)