Porsche Club Of America - Chicago Region

Drivers Education

Looking for a little excitement in your life? Want to experience the kind of driving your Porsche was designed for? Come find out! Let our seasoned PCA instructors show you what you’ve been missing. We will teach you the skills required to drive your Porsche or other sports car at its limits in a safe and secure environment.

The Chicago Region uses several different racetracks for its Drivers Education program; from the very scenic and long (4 miles) Road America in beautiful Elkhart Lake Wisconsin to Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Illinois. We also hold events at Blackhawk Farms Raceway in South Beloit, Wisconsin and GingerMan Raceway in South Haven, Michigan. If you have never experienced driving your Porsche the way it was meant to be driven come give our Drivers Education events a try.

Aug 31st - Sep 3rd
Friday - Monday

Road America
Elkhart Lake, WI

Event Info PDF

Register Online

Driver Education is limited to Porsche sports cars & drivers who have previous experience at Road America. Driver Education will be limited to 1 Run Group with on-track days Friday through Sunday.

Registration for the TRAC 2018 Drivers Ed portion of the event will be available thru at http://register.pca.org. Registration is open NOW and will close August20th. There will be a limit of 65 vehicles and is expected to sell out. DE registration priority will be given to Chicago PCA members who register and pay prior to July 17th. Registrations will be confirmed via email, upon receipt of event payment.

Initial and final registration confirmations including the tentative TRAC 2018 Schedule and a copy of the Rules of Road America will be sent via email. Please read the Rules of Road America carefully before you arrive at the track to ensure that you, as well as your guests and crew, are in full compliance. Approximately one week prior to the event, a final confirmation email will be sent to all DE participants. This email will contain assigned car numbers, run groups and the event schedule.

Friday, July 20th

Autobahn Country Club
3795 Centerpoint Way
Joliet, IL 60436

Sponsored By:
Porsche Barington
1475 S. Barrington Road
Barrington, Illinois 60010

Event Info PDF

For our second year in a row, The Chicago Region PCA is headed back to the Autobahn Country Club for a driver’s education event. Join us on Friday July 20th, 2018. The unique timing of this event is perfect for those who want to take advantage of having half days off in the summer.

Online registration is open at clubregistration.net.

Sat & Sun, Sept 29 - 30

Blackhawk Farms Raceway
15538 Prairie Road
South Beloit, IL

Event Info PDF

Experience the kind of driving your Porsche was designed for! Come find out! Let our seasoned PCA instructors show you what you’ve been missing. We will teach you the skills required to drive your Porsche or other sports car at its limits in a safe and secure environment.

Saturday & Sunday
August 4th & 5th

GingerMan Raceway
61414 Phoenix Road
South Haven, MI 49090

Event Info PDF

The Chicago Region invites you to join us for our 23rd annual Drivers Education weekend at GingerMan Raceway, which is located just outside the scenic Lake Michigan resort community of South Haven, Michigan. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, August 4th and Sunday, August 5th. We hope you can join us for one of the season’s premier DE events.

Online registration is open on clubregistration.net.

The PCACR Blackhawk Handbook is the place to look for information about:

  • General Information & Run Group ID & Car Numbers
  • Safety & Run Group Requirements
  • Passing Rules & Following Distances
  • Flags & Procedures

PDF Download *updated for 2018

Novice Drivers or drivers new to Blackhawk should check out the track map and read "A Novice Day at Blackhawk" for more information about what to expect and how to prepare for their first Blackhawk DE.

Driver Education Tech Sheet Download

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