Event Checklist
  • Registration
  • Register early as the event fills up quickly.
  • Payment
  • Send in your payment to secure your entry.
  • Tech Inspection
  • Make sure your car is track ready.
  • Hotel Reservation
  • Reserve a room if driving to the track the night before.
  • Pack Essentials
  • Things you may need are sun block, portable chairs, extra drinks & snacks, window cleaner & paper towels, air pressure guage, duct tape, motor oil.
  • Check Air Pressure
  • Check the air pressure in your tires before leaving for the track.
  • Gas
  • It's a good idea to get a full tank of gas before arriving at the track.
    Here's how to get to Thunderhill Park Raceway:

    Interstate 5 North 1 hour from Sacramento, go west on Highway 162, about 7 miles west to the track entrance from I-5.
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    Willows, CA.
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    Event Details

    Event Date: Friday June 19, 2009

    Payment Deadline: Friday June 5, 2009

    Entry Fee
    $195 (Entry fee includes lunch, beverages and snacks)
    $12 - Each additional guest lunch

    For all registrations received after the deadline, the entry price of $245 will apply. Space is limited. Register early and send in your payment immediately to secure your spot.

    Track Configuration: 3.0 Miles CCW

    Event Venue: Thunderhill Park Raceway, Willows CA
    Located an hour north of Sacramento, 7 miles west of 1-5 on Highway 162 in Willows, Thunderhill Park has become a very popular motorsport facility in Northern California. This 3.0 miles 15 turns FIA Standard width track has exceptional safety with minimal walls and plenty of runoff space. The main 3.0 miles configuration has long front and back straights, fast sweeping as well as negative camber turns, with a max elevation of 250 feet at the "Cyclone".

    Turn By Turn Track Description
    Read a detailed illustrated turn by turn description of Thunderhill Park Raceway written by Henry Watts and Brad Maker of Porsche Club of America Golden Gate Region.

    Tech Inspection
    Please make sure you have completed your tech inspection and the tech form has been signed. You will need to present this form at registration on the morning of the event. You may use your own mechanic or any independent garage to perform the inspection. There will be no tech inspection at the track and if you do not have a signed tech form, your car will not be allowed on the track. You can download the tech form here.

    Sound Limit
    There is a sound level restriction of 103 dBA at Thunderhill Park Raceway.

    Hotel Information
    If you intend to drive to Thunderhill Park the night before the event, we have group rates at the following hotels. When making reservations, be sure to mention "UnlimitedLaps" or "Thunderhill" to obtain the group rate.

    Hotel Group Rates
    Best Western Golden Pheasant Inn
    249 N. Humboldt Ave.
    Willows, CA 95988
    Tel: 530-934-4603
    $59.95 2 Double
    $64.95 1 King
    Baymont Inn and Suites - Willows
    199 N. Humboldt Ave.
    Willows, CA 95988
    Tel: 530-934-9700
    $74.95 2 Double
    $76 1 King
    Days Inn Willows
    475 N. Humboldt Ave.
    Willows, CA 95988
    Tel: 530-934-4444
    $59.00 2 Double or 1 King
    If you prefer something different, check the list of available accommodations on Thunderhill Raceway's website.

    Driver List (Updated 6/15/09)
    Click here to view a list of registered drivers

    The following table details the activities for the day. You will receive a finalized schedule during registration on the morning of the event.

    Start End Activity
    7:30 am 8:15 am Registration
    8:15 am 8:45 am Drivers Meeting
    8:45 am 9:15 am Orientation Laps
    9:15 am 9:45 am Yellow Grp (Green in classroom)
    9:45 am 10:15 am Green Grp
    10:15 am 10:45 am Red Grp (Green download)
    10:45 am 11:15 am Yellow Grp
    11:15 am 11:45 am Green Grp
    11:45 am 12:15 pm Red Grp (Green download)
    12:15 pm 1:15 pm Lunch
    1:15 pm 1:45 pm Yellow Grp
    1:45 pm 2:15 pm Green Grp
    2:15 pm 2:45 pm Red Grp (Green download)
    2:45 pm 3:15 pm Yellow Grp
    3:15 pm 3:45 pm Green Grp
    3:45 pm 4:15 pm Red Grp
    4:15 pm 5:00 pm Open Session

    PLEASE BE PUNCTUAL. The gates will open at 7:30 am. We will be running a tight schedule and all drivers are required to attend the mandatory Drivers Meeting.

    All event detail updates will be posted here. Be sure to check back often. See you at the track!

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