Worth A Tow Race Planner, Vol. 4 2015

By Winding Road Staff

January 26, 2015

In our fourth installment of the Worth a Tow race planner, we look at some upcoming events that run the gamut of skill levels, durations, climates and even eras of racing – there's a little something for everyone here.
 
Atmospherics
 
 
Track: NOLA Motorsports Park
 
Location: Avondale, LA (about 20 minutes from downtown New Orleans)
 
 
Dates: March 6-8
 
Host: SCCA
 
Event: VooDoo Part Deux Majors
 
Format: Club Racing plus High Performance Driver Education (HPDE)
 
More information:
 
Majors racers register here with MotorsportReg.com starting January 31 at 9:00am CST: http://bit.ly/1xJvM2G
 
Open Test Day March 6: http://bit.ly/1upoHTv
 
HPDE registers here: http://bit.ly/1yY1T4H
 
 
Driver’s School
 
 
Track: Thunderhill Raceway Park, 3 Mile Track (East Circuit)
 
Location: Willows, CA (about an hour north of Sacramento)
 
Dates: February 20-22, 2015
 
Host: SCCA San Francisco Region
 
Event: Annual Drivers Competition Licensing School
 
Format: School with practice races
 
More Information: http://www.sfrscca.org/content/view/4403/90
 
 
Endurance
 
Photo courtesy of café-pics.com
 
Track: Motorsport Ranch Houston
 
Location: Angleton, TX
 
Date: March 21
 
Host: World Racing League
 
Event: Texas Gran Turismo
 
Format: 12 Hour endurance race; cars meet WRL rules (production-based, more than 11 lb/hp)
 
More Information: http://www.worldracingleague.org/schedule
 
 
Winter Racing
 
 
Track: Temporary circuit
 
Location: Crested Butte, Colorado
 
Dates: February 20-22, 2015
 
Host: Aston Martin
 
Event: Aston Martin On Ice
 
Format: High Performance Driver Education
 
More information: http://www.astonmartin.com/events/on-ice#event=On+Ice+-+Colorado+2015
 
 
Iconic Track/Vintage
 
 
 
Track: Laguna Seca
 
Location: Salinas, CA
 
Dates: March 21-22
 
Host: Historic Motor Sports Association
 
Event: HMSA Spring Club Event Saluting Chevron
 
Format: Club Racing
 
More information (and to join HMSA): http://hmsausa.com/index.html
 
To request entry contact hmsa@hmsausa.com