How well does your car grip?
Here's your chance to find out. We’re issuing an open invitation for all car owners to attack our skid pad: any make, any model, any vintage, any modifications. The occasion? The Grassroots Motorsports Skidpad Challenge Presented by Lucas Oil and Gridlife on Sunday, April 23, 2017, at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia. It's free for anyone to join, whether you're at the Mitty as a spectator, competitor or vendor.
What: The Grassroots Motorsports Skidpad Challenge. It's a very safe and simple competition: Drive a car around the skidpad as fast as possible while we log data from your run. The more lateral g's the car can produce, the higher it ranks in its class.
Have you made suspension upgrades on your car? Here's your chance to witness their effect.
Where: The Turn 7 skidpad at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia.
When: Sunday, April 23, during the Speedfest at the Classic Motorsports Mitty. Registration and tech opens at 10:00 a.m. Runs start at noon with trophy presentation at 5:30 p.m.
After claiming your ticket, sign up for the Skidpad Challenge by downloading and filling out the entry form. Send the completed entry form to Rick Goolsby and then all you have to do is check in at the skidpad before the event starts on Sunday. We can only hold so many entries, so we are accepting vehicles on a first come, first served basis.
We can only accept the first 100 entries for this event, so send in yours quickly.
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Click here to view the rules for the Grassroots Motorsports Skidpad Challenge.