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Introduction to High-Performance Driving

Welcome to the National Capital Chapter's drivers' school program. Our drivers' schools are designed to teach you the techniques of high-performance driving and give you valuable skills that you can apply directly to your daily driving. The goal of our program is to produce the most highly proficient drivers possible. more…

Summit Point Guidelines (Main Circuit)

The National Capital Chapter's driver's school program is designed to provide students with a driving experience that is safe, educational, and fun. These guidelines present information you will need to help you prepare for the event and participate safely.

Please read these guidelines carefully. They'll tell you how to prepare for the school, how to get to the track, and how to conduct yourself at the event. If we all follow the rules and guidelines presented here, we'll have a safe, productive, and enjoyable school. more…

Summit Point Guidelines (Jefferson Circuit)

The National Capital Chapter's driver's school program is designed to provide students with a driving experience that is safe, educational, and fun. These guidelines present information you will need to help you prepare for the event and participate safely.
Please read these guidelines carefully. They'll tell you how to prepare for the school, how to get to the track, and how to conduct yourself at the event. If we all follow the rules and guidelines presented here, we'll have a safe, productive, and enjoyable school. more…

Summit Point Guidelines (Shenandoah Circuit)

The National Capital Chapter's driver's school program is designed to provide students with a driving experience that is safe, educational, and fun. These guidelines present information you will need to help you prepare for the event and participate safely.
Please read these guidelines carefully. They'll tell you how to prepare for the school, how to get to the track, and how to conduct yourself at the event. If we all follow the rules and guidelines presented here, we'll have a safe, productive, and enjoyable school. more…

Skid Pad Instruction

At Summit Point, we have the great fortune of having a skidpad facility available for use at our drivers' schools. The skidpad allows us to teach you car control in a safe, controlled environment. At your forthcoming school, you will be scheduled for skidpad instruction during each school day. To ensure maximal use of the limited time we have, we have established a specific skidpad curriculum with specialized instructors. This guide describes what you will be doing and why we believe skidpad training is crucial to your driver education. more…

Morning Excercises

On the first day of our drivers' schools, all novice students will spend their first track session doing several driving exercises. These exercises are designed to teach two fundamental driving skills: threshold braking and the management of weight transfer. You will use these two skills constantly throughout your weekend, so it's important to learn them well. more…

Drivers' School Passing Rules

The BMW Car Club of America's Drivers' School Standards demand strict compliance with club passing rules. Club rules are in place always, during both student and instructor driving sessions. more…


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