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Spring Brake High Performance Driver Education at Putnam Park 2024

Driver's Ed

Event Information

Hosted by Central Indiana Region PCA
Registrar / 304-421-3404
Location Putnam Park Road Course
Event Dates 04/26/24 - 04/28/24
Registration Dates 12/13/23 12:01 AM (opens)
(central time zone)

04/19/24 11:59 PM (closes)
(central time zone)
Description CIRPCA Spring Brake Driver Education 2024


The Central Indiana Region of the Porsche Club of America is pleased to announce an exciting 3 day track event at Putnam Park Road Course, in Mt. Meridian, IN, on Friday – Sunday, April 26 – 28, 2024.  Saturday and Sunday will be a traditional Driver Ed program, open to drivers of all levels, driving any make of vehicle, from 1st time track drivers thru advanced drivers.  Friday will feature open lapping for advanced drivers (those who have been approved in previous events to drive completely solo - without an instructor).

Putnam Park has always been a great track for both novices and advanced drivers, providing a safe and challenging road course! The recently paved surface provides outstanding tire wear and wet weather traction!

Friday, April 26th will be open for any advanced drivers who have previously driven in either the Instructor, A or B groups with CIRPCA, or other advanced driving groups in other organizations, who do not require an Instructor.  With significant open track time for these advanced drivers, this Friday event will be a great way to enhance your skills, with lots of time on a less crowded track!

As always, our Saturday and Sunday DE event, features lots of track time, along with classroom training, to ensure everyone goes home a better driver.  It is open to all licensed drivers, 18 and over, driving any make vehicle. Membership in PCA is not a requirement! Instructors will be provided for all drivers at the beginning or novice levels. 

As always, participating vehicles require the completion of a Technical Inspection form by a qualified mechanic (inspected and signed no early than 30 days prior to the event) before presenting the vehicle at the track for final inspection.  Final on-site tech inspection will be available on Friday morning at the track, and again Saturday morning at the track. Drivers must bring their completed and signed tech forms to one of the onsite tech inspections. Tech forms are available on the registration website and also on the CIRPCA website by clicking on the Driver Ed icon. More details will be posted at a later time.

NOTE: SA 2010 Helmets are NO LONGER ALLOWED. 
Helmets must have either an SA2015 or SA2020 sticker to be approved.

PCA also requires anyone running 5 or 6 point belts to have a proper HANS device.

Student Registration: Registration is via  Search for Putnam Park events, and the dates of April 26-28.  If you are new to Club Registration, you will first need to establish an account (no cost), and create a personal profile, which includes your relevant driving experiences. 

Instructor Registration: Anyone registering to instruct must be an approved CIRPCA instructor. Questions here can be directed to the registrar. There may be some time Friday and during the weekend to evaluate and coach advanced drivers that may be interested in instructing in the future. Anyone interested can please reach out to our Chief Driving Instructor - Doug DeArmond at

Helmets: Only Snell certified helmets, carrying a 2015 or 2020 sticker, will be allowed.  A limited number of rental helmets are available, via the clubregistration website at $75 for the entire weekend.

Garage Rental: a limited number of single bay spaces are available for $150 for the entire weekend.  All garages are 1st come, 1st served, and may be reserved via Clubreg. Vehicles can be left in the garage for the weekend and there is power & compressed air available.

Host Hotel: TBA - Look for a future email to all drivers.

Cars can be left at the track Friday for the weekend, so if you are attending Saturday and Sunday you can make things easier on yourself by coming Friday before track shutdown and completing your registration and tech inspection!

For further information or questions, please contact us:
CIRPCA Track Chair: Pete Walker email:
CIRPCA Registrar: Keith Morgan email:
CIRPCA Chief Driving Instructor: Doug DeArmond email:
Refund Policy Full refund less $25 administration costs provided for cancellations received more than 21 days prior to the event start date.  No refund for cancellations within 21 days of the event start date.  Instead, late cancellations (within 21 days of the event) will be provided credit towards a future CIRPCA track event. 
Indemnity Policy I acknowledge that the at-event technical inspection performed upon my vehicle and helmet is solely for the purpose of meeting minimum standards of vehicle preparation and helmet requirements for this driving event, and no representation is made by Central Indiana Region PCA, PCA, or its inspectors of the road-worthiness or fitness for general street driving or driving on the track in the course of the event.  No warranties are implied or expressed in passing or failing the inspection.  I release the inspectors and Central Indiana Region PCA and PCA from any and all liability arising from their inspection whether or not due to their negligence.  I acknowledge that at all times I remain solely responsible for my safety and road-worthiness of my vehicle.  I certify that I am over the age of 18, have a valid driver’s license, and acknowledge that I assume any and all responsibilities for damage I cause to the track, facilities, or property, and/or any damages that may befall my person or property.  I further acknowledge that I MUST sign the insurance waiver presented in order to be covered by the liability policy provided for this event. 

Event Fees

Entry Type Fee Description
Student Sat and Sun $475.00 Weekend fee for driver education students.
Advanced Student Fri Sat Sun $650.00 Full 3 day event fee for advanced, solo qualified drivers.
Instructor Sat and Sun $175.00 Instructor fee for weekend. (You must be on our approved Instructor list.)
Instructor Fri Sat Sun $350.00 Full 3 day event fee for instructors that want to drive during open lapping Friday. (You must be on our approved Instructor list.)
Friday (Advanced solo only) Single Day Registration $350.00 Friday single day registration. Advanced (solo approved, running A or B) drivers only
Saturday Single Day Registration $350.00 Saturday single day registration. Open to all run groups.
Sunday (Advanced solo only) Single Day Registration $350.00 Sunday single day registration. Advanced (solo approved, running A or B) drivers only
Co-driver $0.00 Sharing same car in same run group. List primary driver in "Registration Preference" field

Event Options

Event Options Fee
Garage Rental
Each garage and comes with air, electric & fan. Single car/half a bay, for entire weekend, no daily rate. Only 15 spots available!
Helmet Rental
Only 12 helmets available for this event!

Event Files

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