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Old 04-02-2018, 09:11 PM
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SPDA Advanced Driving Clinic 2018

2018 Advanced Driving Clinic
Presented by SPDA, Toyo Tires, and JRP

Date and Cost

Dates: April 28th and 29th
Location: Powerade Centre in Brampton, ON

DAY 1: 30 Spots
DAY 2: 50 Spots

Cost for the Clinic

SPDA Driving Clinic both days = $130.00
SPDA Driving Clinic Day 1 only = $80.00
SPDA Driving Clinic Day 2 only = $60.00

It usually sells out in less than 30 minutes. Get there early to secure a place in line!!

Payment methods: Cash and PayPal


Date: April 7th
Time: Live registration on site opens at 11:00 AM / Online Registration opens at 12:00 NOON
Location: JRP

About SPDA Advanced Driving Clinic

SPDA continues its tradition of offering first class instruction with a focus on lots of "Hands On" training for a value price. This event is open to all cars with instruction provided by qualified instructors. In car instruction will provide the students with narrative, and positive reinforcement in how to properly negotiate the exercises. The 2 day event is intended to be informative and fun, with focus on "FUN".

Pre-Requisite: All drivers must be Legally Licensed in Canada with a valid driver’s licence.
Automobiles must belong to the driver, or must have a consent form from the owner to be used for this type of event.

Day 1 Agenda

Advanced Driver Training - Phase 1
(9:00 – 3:30)

The first day focuses on assisting the driver to get better acquainted with their cars. The exercises being instructed throughout the day will instill confidence in the student and teach the driver about how to exploit the limits of their cars in a safe controlled environment. Drivers will learn the limits of their daily driver through exercises specifically designed to get the driver and vehicle better acquainted with each other:

(Classroom) (30-45 min)
General overview of principals that will be thought throughout the day

(In Car Instruction)
Seating Position
Feet Position
Hand Position
Skidpads: Instruct the student to recognize “Understeer” and “Oversteer”
Figure 8’s: Weight Transfer, Braking Points, Controlled Entry and Exit
Threshold Braking, Braking with ABS
Parallel Slaloms: Transitions
Mock Autocross Course: Reward at the end of the day

Day 2 Agenda

Advanced Driver Training – Phase 2
(9:00 - 4:00)

Pre-Requisite for Day 2: Drivers must have had the basic instruction similar to Day 1, must have participated in other autoslalom schools, or club series competitive autoslaloms.

Day 2 focuses on increasing the driver confidence through setup techniques. In addition to the lessons learned in Day 1, this day focuses on higher speed ingress and egress techniques. Day 2 focuses on putting to practice all the items learned on Day 1, and will teach the student to look farther ahead, and to plan their course.

Theory Discussion: Q&A about setup truths vs fiction
Course Walk: Teaches the newcomer on how to read the layout of the track
Tire Pressures: Effect of Tire Pressures on driving dynamics
Trail Braking
In Car Instruction: Instructors Provided if required
Autocross Instruction the entire day
Timing equipment will be on the premises but the event will not be formally timed

Requirements for the clinic:

Appropriate Clothing - this event occurs outdoors
Umbrella (Rain or Shine)
Closed Shoes - No Sandals or heels
Food for Lunch - Lots of places to eat nearby
Driver’s License
Automobile Registration
Positive Mental Attitude - Ready to have the best time of your life with your clothes on

We have something special in store for you!

Last edited by sjd; 04-11-2018 at 10:30 AM.
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