2019 VSCDA Spring Brake Drivers School and Race Weekend

VSCDA kicks off its 2019 Race Season with its Driver’s School followed by a weekend of racing at Gingerman Raceway in South Haven, Michigan. GingerMan is a safe, 2.2 mile challenge, designed by Alan Wilson and with a growing national reputation.  It rewards excellent technical driving skill with two long straights and lots of complex turns, incorporating camber and elevation changes.

The weekend starts with VSCDA’s highly-regarded Driver’s School on Thursday afternoon, May 2nd, with a required classroom session. May 3rd is an all day on-track school-very busy, very exciting and very fun!  We try to have a 1 to 1 ratio of experienced racer/instructors for each student.  That evening, driving privileges are awarded and accomplishments celebrated at a great barbecue. Upon graduation, you gain racing privileges recognized by VSCDA, as well as most other vintage groups in the VMC Organizations (3 race events with an “X” on your car, incident free required).
 

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Details

When

Thursday, 2 May, 2019 - Sunday, 5 May, 2019

2019-05-02 13:00:00 2019-05-05 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 VSCDA Spring Brake Drivers School and Race Weekend 2019 VSCDA Spring Brake Drivers School and Race Weekend Gingerman Raceway 61414 County Road 388 South Haven, MI 49090 USA (269) 253-4445 Luke Skywalker [email protected]

Where

Gingerman Raceway 61414 County Road 388 South Haven, MI 49090 USA (269) 253-4445
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Invitation

VSCDA kicks off its 2019 Race Season with its annual Driver’s School and Races in South Haven, Michigan. GingerMan Raceway is a challenging and fun track over 2.2 miles long. VSCDA Driver’s School: The weekend starts with VSCDA’s highly-regarded Driver’s School on Thursday afternoon, May 2nd, with a required classroom session. The on-track school session, with an experienced racer/instructor for each student, takes place all day Friday, May 3rd. Race Weekend is Saturday and Sunday, May 4th & 5th: All racers and school graduates will enjoy two days on the track, with qualifying races on Saturday and feature races on Sunday. GingerMan is the first race weekend of the season, so dust off that race car and rev up your vintage spirit! We look forward to celebrating the  FORMULA FORD 50TH ANNIVERSARY with your own exclusive Enduro Race, so bring all your friends.
 

When
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - Sunday, May 5, 2019

Where
Gingerman Raceway
61414 County Road 388
South Haven, Michigan 49090 USA


Registration Deadline
Friday, May 3, 2019

Invitation

VSCDA kicks off its 2019 Race Season with its annual Driver’s School and Races in South Haven, Michigan. GingerMan Raceway is a challenging and fun track over 2.2 miles long. VSCDA Driver’s School: The weekend starts with VSCDA’s highly-regarded Driver’s School on Thursday afternoon, May 2nd, with a required classroom session. The on-track school session, with an experienced racer/instructor for each student, takes place all day Friday, May 3rd. Race Weekend is Saturday and Sunday, May 4th & 5th: All racers and school graduates will enjoy two days on the track, with qualifying races on Saturday and feature races on Sunday. GingerMan is the first race weekend of the season, so dust off that race car and rev up your vintage spirit! We look forward to celebrating the  FORMULA FORD 50TH ANNIVERSARY with your own exclusive Enduro Race, so bring all your friends.
 

When
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - Sunday, May 5, 2019

Where
Gingerman Raceway
61414 County Road 388
South Haven, Michigan 49090 USA


Registration Deadline
Friday, May 3, 2019

Fees

Race Entry

VSCDA requires membership to compete. If you are not currently a member you will be directed in this registration to an entry fee including temporary membership. You will have the option to become a full member. We think you will be glad you are a member once you come to play with us!

2 crew member passes are included in every entry. 
School entry includes a light supper for the driver and one crew member Thursday, lunch for driver and one crew member Friday, and driver and one crew entry to the awards dinner Friday evening.
Race entry includes driver dinner Saturday.

Drivers School

  1. $415.00

    Discounted Price If Registered By Refund Policy
    $365.00 Saturday, April 20, 2019 Details

VSCDA Drivers School and Race Weekend

  1. $760.00

    Discounted Price If Registered By Refund Policy
    $710.00 Saturday, April 20, 2019 Details

VSCDA Spring Brake Race

  1. $415.00

    Discounted Price If Registered By Refund Policy
    $365.00 Saturday, April 20, 2019 Details

ADDITIONAL CAR

  1.  Second Car (Same Driver) $150.00

  2. Third Car (Same Driver) $100.00

  3. Fourth Car (Same Driver) $100.00

CREW, Dinner, Touring, Membership

Additional crew

  1. $15.00

Friday Night Dinner

  1. $20.00

Saturday Dinner

  1. $20.00

Formula Ford 50th Year Anniversary 25 Lap Endurance Race

  1. $30.00

MG Midget Austin Healy Sprite Race

  1. $30.00

Touring Saturday and Sunday

  1. $50.00

Lunch time Touring Saturday

  1. $35.00

Lunch-time Touring Sunday

  1. $35.00

Temporary Membership

  1. $60.00

VSCDA Membership

  1. $120.00

Entries

2019 VSCDA Spring Brake Drivers School and Race Weekend

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Schedule

VSCDA Spring Brake Drivers School and Race Weekend

May 2rd – May 5, 2019

Race Schedule

 

Please Note: Scales will be open at the Tech Building. (Check with Tech for schedule) 

 

Thursday May 2nd, 2019

 

 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM 

Registration Opens

 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM 

Tech Open @ the base of tower  (Students only till 3:00pm)    

   5:00PM to 7:00PM      

Concession stand will be open for business                                       

                    3:00 PM   

 

Mandatory Drivers school classroom session in pavilion

Friday May 3rd, 2019 

           

(see separate detail drivers school schedule)

 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM 

Late School Registration and tech open

                   8:00 AM 

Race Drivers School begins

 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM 

Registration and Tech open for Sat & Sun entrants

                   6:30 PM               Race Drivers School Graduation Ceremony in Pavilion

             Followed by:              Dinner for students, instructors, workers

Additional tickets may be purchased for $20 at Registration. Arriving VSCDA drivers and crew are invited to join us.

 

SPRING BRAKE RACE GROUPS:

                          Race A            VSCDA Group 4V, 4J, Vees, Juniors

                          Race B            VSCDA Group 6, 3A, 3B, 3C, G70+

                          Race C         VSCDA Group 8B2, 8C, 8-M1, 8-M2, 3D, 3X, 8B1

                          Race D            VSCDA- Group 4B, 4F, 7, 5S2

                          Race E            VSCDA Group 2, 2M1, 2M2, 3E, 3F, 3G,  

 

 

Saturday May 4th, 2019

 

 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM               Registration and Tech open     

                 7:45 AM                 Drivers Meeting – Mandatory at Tower

 

                           WARM-UP SESSIONS (Warm-up sessions will not be timed)

                    8:30 AM                 Race A                                    Warm-up

                    8:50 AM                 Race B and Race C                Warm-up

                    9:10 AM                 Race D                                    Warm-up

                    9:30 AM                 Race E                                    Warm-up

                 10:00 AM                 Registration for Sprite Race closes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Saturday, May 4th,  continued

PRACTICE SESSIONS    

                  10:00 AM                 Race A                               Practice Session

                  10:30 AM                 Race B and Race C          Practice Session

                  11:00 AM                 Race D                              Practice Session

                  11:30 AM                 Race E                               Practice Session

             12:00 PM       Lunch Break and Touring (Mandatory Meeting at 11:00 a.m.) 

                                                                                 

QUALIFYING SESSIONS

                     1:15 PM                 Race A                           Qualifying Session    

                     1:45 PM                 Race B and Race C       Qualifying Session                                                                  

                     2:15 PM                 Race D                           Qualifying Session

                     2:45 PM                 Race E                           Qualifying Session

 

                                      20 MINUTE-TIMED SPRINT RACES  

                                              Grid by qualifying time

                    3:25 PM                  Race A                                   Sprint Race

                    3:55 PM                  Race B and Race C               Sprint Race                                                         

                    4:25 PM                  Race D                                   Sprint Race

                    4:55 PM                  Race E                                   Sprint Race

                         

     6:00 PM Saturday Entrant/Worker Dinner Party in the Pavilion Additional tickets may be purchased in advance for $20 at Registration.

 

Sunday May 5, 2019

               7:30AM to Noon Registration Open

               7:45 AM                   Trackside Devotional @ Pavilion              

             WARM-UP/PRACTICE    

                8:15 AM                  Race A                                                 Warm-up     

                8:45 AM                  Race B & C                                          Warm-up     

                9:15 AM                  Race D                                                 Warm-up

                9:45 AM                  Race E                                                 Warm-up                                      

                                                                                        

                        15 LAP FEATURE RACES --  30 Minute time limit

                                                                           

    10:20 AM                Sprite-Midget (Spridget)                 Feature Race         

       Followed by :  Lunch and Touring (quiet muffled cars only) Meeting at 11:00 am

         

             12:15 PM                   FF50th Anniversary 25 Lap Enduro                                                           

             1:10 PM                     Race A         (Vintage Vees)             Feature Race

             1:50 PM                     Race B & C                                      Feature Race       

             2:30 PM                     Race D                                             Feature Race     

             3:10 PM                     Race E                                             Feature Race

 

 

Thank you to all the drivers and workers for attending Spring Brake 2019. 

Please have a safe drive home.

 

             See all of you at the Blackhawk Classic, June 14 thru 16, 2019                                                       Rev  03/19

  

Contact

Please contact the office with questions.

Vintage Sports Car Drivers Association

1600 W. Market Street
Logansport, IN  46947

Stacey Donato
Office Manager

Office 616-916-2650
Cell 574-721-1109
Fax 574-753-4115

Lodging

Area Hotels: The best rates are obtained by contacting the hotels direct or online.


Holiday Inn Express & Suites South Haven

1741 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090
Phone:(269) 637-8800

Hampton Inn South Haven

04299 Cecilia Dr, South Haven, MI 49090
Phone:(269) 639-8550


Baymont Inn & Suites Conference Center South Haven 

1555 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090
Phone:(269) 639-9900

Comfort Suites

1755 Phoenix St.
South Haven, MI 49090
Phone: 269.639.2014

The South Haven visitor's bureau list other hotels, bed and breakfasts, etc...

http://www.southhaven.org/stay

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