Originally Posted by OH-MAN
Not "Racing" High performance driver training!
Proautosports does monthly events and you can pretty much bring any car out.
Beginer or first time drivers sit in a class and then go out with instructors for their first session.
There are higher levels and different rules as you progress after they OK it.
Yes, I know exactly what PAS is, and it isn't just training, they also have open and closed wheel ASA sanctioned races, Stock Miata, and Stock Mustang. I ran PS1 White Group for two seasons. At the time, any trucks and SUVs were specifically excluded from being allowed on the track, but I just read through the current rulebook and see that they're no longer mentioned as exclusions. Awesome.
These were all taken at a PAS qualifying event at Firebird West in November 2007 when my soon-to-be race car was mostly stock. I don't have any of the later pictures from my racing days because the hard drive that had all my pictures crashed
These just happened to be on my Facebook, so they're all I have left of my racing pictures
The car was a 2004 MazdaSpeed MX-5 that eventually put down 228.8 rwhp with the factory turbo, pulled 1.18 g's, and tipped the scales at 2,342 lbs wet. I daily drove it for about six months gutted and caged with no A/C or radio, and everyone made fun of the "Barbie car". I just told them I was secure enough in my manhood to drive it, which they believed until they saw it shit on Vipers and the then-brand-new C6 Z06 Corvettes on a road course, at which time they realized it didn't take a whole lot of self esteem to drive around after all.