• 2024

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    2024 Advanced Driving Clinic SOLD OUT!
    Presented by SPDA and Toyo Tires
    ONE DAY ONLY! LIMITED SPACE





    In order to familiarize yourself with some of the terms you will be hearing, please take the time to skim through the SPDA ADC Reference Booklet.

    Main point to remember is to relax, stay hydrated, and have lots of fun. We will make sure you receive the maximum amount of enjoyment while learning skills that can be applied to everyday driving.

    Please note: Helmets are NOT required for this driving clinic, please disregard that section.

    https://tinyurl.com/spda-adc-reference-booklet



    Event Date and Cost

    Dates: Saturday May 4th, 2024

    Location: The CAA Center, 7575 Kennedy Road South, Brampton, ON, L6W 4T2
    Google Maps: CAA Centre in Brampton, ON
    Cost: $100 until April 13th, after April 13th the regular price is $125

    Due to the facility availability, the clinic this year is a one day event. A limit of 24 students to ensure maximum drive time for the exercises scheduled.

    Registration

    Sign up at the SPDA site here: ADC 2024


    About SPDA Advanced Driving Clinic

    SPDA continues its tradition of offering first class instruction with a focus on lots of "Hands On" training for a value price. This event is open to all cars with instruction provided by qualified instructors. In car instruction will provide the students with narrative, and positive reinforcement in how to properly negotiate the exercises. The event is intended to be informative and fun, with focus on "FUN".


    Pre-Requisite

    All drivers must be Legally Licensed in Canada with a valid driver’s license (open to G1 and G2 license as well).

    Automobiles must belong to the driver, or must have a consent form from the owner to be used for this type of event.


    Agenda

    Advanced Driver Training
    (8:30 – 5:30)

    The day focuses on assisting the driver to get better acquainted with their cars. The exercises being instructed throughout the day will instill confidence in the student and teach the driver about how to exploit the limits of their cars in a safe controlled environment. Drivers will learn the limits of their daily driver through exercises specifically designed to get the driver and vehicle better acquainted with each other. Increasing the driver confidence through different exercises, focus on high-speed ingress and egress techniques. At the end of the day an autocross, putting into practice all the items learned will teach the student to look farther ahead, and to plan their course.


    • In class general overview of principals that will be thought throughout the day (20 min)
    • Seating Position
    • Feet Position
    • Hand Position
    • Skidpad: Instruct the student to recognize “Understeer” and “Oversteer”
    • Figure 8’s: Weight Transfer, Braking Points, Controlled Entry and Exit
    • Threshold Braking, Braking with ABS
    • Parallel Slaloms: Transitions
    • In class advanced driving dynamics, looking ahead, and autox/track talk
    • Mock Autocross Course: (Walk & Drive)
    • Course Walk: Teaches the newcomer on how to read the layout of the track
    • ​Autocross for the rest of the day putting your new skills to the test



    Requirements for the clinic


    • Water
    • Appropriate Clothing - this event occurs outdoors rain or shine
    • Umbrella
    • Closed Shoes - No Sandals or heels
    • Food for Lunch - Lots of places to eat nearby or bring your own
    • Driver’s License
    • Automobile Registration
    • Positive Mental Attitude - Ready to have the best time of your life with your clothes on



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