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 HPDE day!


View the LIVE SCHEDULE!

The above link is only valid on the day of the event.

You can view your personalized schedule by logging in and clicking on "My Account" -> "My Events".

2020 schedules coming soon! Click here to view a sample schedule which gives you a general idea of what to expect. Each individual event schedule may vary slightly from this and will be linked below once available (likely January 2020):

2020 Summit Point Season Opener HPDE
SAT April 25 @ Summit Point (Shenandoah Circuit)
SUN April 26 @ Summit Point (Shenandoah Circuit)
 
2020 PittRace Season Opener HPDE
SAT May 2 @ PittRace
SUN May 3 @ PittRace
 
2020 Mid-Ohio Season Opener HPDE
MON May 11 @ Mid-Ohio
 
11th Annual Memorial Day Weekend HPDE
SAT May 23 @ GingerMan
SUN May 24 @ GingerMan
 
Performance Driving Bootcamp #1
FRI June 12 @ Mid-Ohio
 
2020 Summer Heat HPDE
SAT June 13 @ Mid-Ohio
SUN June 14 @ Mid-Ohio
 
OMO HPDE at Nelson Ledges
FRI June 26 @ Nelson Ledges
 
AutoInterests HPDE at Nelson Ledges
SAT June 27 @ Nelson Ledges
SUN June 28 @ Nelson Ledges
 
2020 Star-Spangled HPDE
SAT July 4 @ PittRace
SUN July 5 @ PittRace
 
Motor City HPDE
SAT July 11 @ M1 Concourse
SUN July 12 @ M1 Concourse
 
Summer Camp at Summit Point
FRI July 31 @ Summit Point (Jefferson Circuit)
SAT Aug. 1 @ Summit Point (Shenandoah Circuit)
SUN Aug. 2 @ Summit Point (Shenandoah Circuit)
MON Aug. 3 @ Summit Point (Summit Point Circuit)
 
Weekend at the Museum HPDE
SAT Aug. 8 @ NCM Motorsports Park
SUN Aug. 9 @ NCM Motorsports Park
 
Performance Driving Bootcamp #2
FRI Aug. 21 @ Nelson Ledges
 
Ohio Track Tour 2020: Nelson Ledges HPDE
SAT Aug. 22 @ Nelson Ledges
SUN Aug. 23 @ Nelson Ledges
 
Ohio Track Tour 2020: Mid-Ohio HPDE
MON Aug. 24 @ Mid-Ohio
 
2020 Weekend Warmup HPDE
FRI Sept. 4 @ PittRace
 
CARFEST 2020 HPDE
SAT Sept. 5 @ PittRace (CARFEST)
SUN Sept. 6 @ PittRace (CARFEST)
 
2020 Season Finale HPDE
MON Sept. 28 @ Mid-Ohio

Review driver requirements here.


For event logistics and track details 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:



Review the vehicle requirements here.


Review all Policies, Rules & Requirements listed under the "Drivers" menu at the top of our website navigation bar.

Read all rules and make sure your vehicle is qualified and that you have adequate safety equipment because all fees are strictly non-refundable as per our Refund, Purchase, & Cancellation Policy.


When you arrive at the event:

  1. Enter the facility and drive 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. Empty vehicle of ALL loose items! (everything - floor mats, car seats, tools, luggage, etc.)
  4. Make sure you keep your driver license and helmet in the vehicle
  5. Proceed to the tech line (you will check-in AT tech inspection)
  6. A tech inspector will ask you to pop the hood & trunk, look in and around the vehicle, and will inspect your helmet
  7. Next, pull forward to our tech administrators - they will ask to see your driver license and will have you sign our waiver & tech form
  8. The tech administrator will issue your driver packet which will contain the schedule (if you chose the printed option), envelope with decals, driver wristband, and any other info you will need for the day
  9. DECALS: small tech decals go on the top corner of the windshield (driver's side)
  10. WRISTBAND: driver wristband goes on your LEFT wrist
  11. NUMBERS: preferred on each side of the car (doors or rear windows)
  12. After tech, head to the Driver Meeting (check your schedule for time and location)

UPDATE YOUR ACCOUNT

HOW TO:

  • Log in at autointerests.com
  • Click on "My Account"
  • Click on "Edit"
  • Update appropriate fields
  • Click "Save"

Update SMS Phone Number for Live Event Notifications

Get live event updates right to your phone!

  • get text message notifications for each event you've registered for
  • instant communication for Trackside info - announcements, run group calls to grid, schedule changes, etc.
  • get your individual schedule sent directly to your phone
  • Note: messaging and data rates may be charged by your cellular carrier

Update Emergency Contact Information

In case of emergency, please enter the name and phone number of your emergency contact.

Select Driver Packet Preference

Electronic driver packet, printed, or both? YOU PICK! Choosing electronic will allow you to view your schedule online or on your mobile device. If you select printed, a paper schedule will be given to you during tech inspection/check-in.

Vehicle Number

Have your own vehicle numbers?

If you have or are bringing your own vehicle numbers, enter it into your vehicle profile in your "Garage".

Need vehicle numbers?

Numbers are required on all vehicles driving on track. Purchase yours in advance here.

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