By SCCA |
December 31, 2020 1:44 PM
To assemble on drivers’ low season enchancment, Parella Motorsports Holdings will host the primary ever Methodology four United States Championship Powered by Honda rookie college at Virginia Worldwide Raceway March 6-7 forward of the official 2021 season.
Led by buyer coach and F4 U.S. Race Director Scott Goodyear, the up-and-coming drivers will take part in two days of intense instruction, specializing in six core areas of driver enchancment: psychological judgement, cognitive considering, driving technique, automobile administration, monitor evaluation and race craft. (Click on on on correct proper right here to register for Rookie Faculty)
The rookie college will tie into the F4 U.S. and FR Americas preseason check at VIR March Eight-9, giving drivers and groups 4 consecutive days of preparation prior to the beginning of the season and the Andy Scriven Memorial Race Weekend held at VIR September 24-26.
“I’m thrilled to see our rookie drivers obtain the perfect basis they are going to needs to be protected and ready to race wheel to wheel in 2021,” acknowledged PMH CEO Tony Parella. “Having Scott Goodyear oversee the varsity permits these youthful drivers a risk to test from anybody who has been on the most important stage in motor racing.”
The primary day of the varsity, college school college students will think about automobile administration train routines together with classroom intervals with Goodyear which will embody packages on driving on the prohibit, situational consciousness, studying FIA flags, race procedures, race craft, establishing a go and video monitor evaluation.
The second day, rookies will spend the day on the VIR Patriot Course for an intense 5 hours of instruction, teaching numerous drills in shut wheel-to-wheel driving. Rental Ligier JS F4 automobiles might be found.
The mixed check days (March Eight-9) will embody 5 hours of monitor time on the entire course together with unofficial observe races on second day. Monitor time will most likely be damaged into 30-minute intervals for each F4 U.S. and FR Americas drivers, with standing-start observe obtainable on the primary day. (Click on on on correct proper right here for Check Day registration)
“I’m very excited that youthful drivers looking for to start out their F4 racing profession could have the chance to take a college on the famed VIR circuit prior to we compete there in 2021,” acknowledged Goodyear. “VIR is a drivers’ circuit and the varsity will give a mannequin new driver a jumpstart on the rivals. Plus, they’ll be ready for the 2 days of testing following the varsity. The great college will cowl automobile dynamics, info evaluation, automobile administration together with time on the skid pad, race craft and distinctive to F4, FIA flags.”
The addition of the F4 U.S. Rookie Faculty is only one further feather in Kaizen Autosport and VIR’s instructing cap. Kaizen Autosport is the distinctive SVRA accredited college, graduating higher than 50 drivers to SVRA racing program since its begin. Along with, Kaizen Autosport is an accredited SCCA Street Racing college, providing full rivals licenses to drivers looking for to start out their racing careers.
The scenic, technical circuit has been a staple on the F4 U.S. schedule since 2017 and on the FR Americas calendar since its inaugural season in 2018.
“VIR and Kaizen Autosport have served as a conduit for drivers shifting into SVRA and SCCA Street Racing for just some years now,” acknowledged Peter Heffring, Proprietor/CEO Kaizen Autosport. “We’re excited so as in order so as to add F4 U.S. to our rising pointers of instructing features. We’re equally honored to have Scott Goodyear as a buyer coach. His experience and steerage are a welcomed addition and solely provides value to this technique.”
The Rookie Faculty and Check Days are elective for drivers collaborating contained in the upcoming 2021 FIA F4 U.S. season. The 2-day college is open to present and perspective F4 drivers. The minimal age to take part inside the college is 14 years outdated.
For groups and drivers focused on collaborating go to the hyperlinks beneath to register.
F4 U.S. Rookie Faculty Registration
Official F4 U.S. and FR Americas Check Day