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Old 01-21-2009, 05:53 PM   #1
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Track Day for $140!

BMW Club of Quebec - Spring Fling VI at Sanair - May 23 2009

The BMW Club of Quebec, with the assistance of the Eastern Canada Chapter of the Audi Club of North America (ACNA) is proud to announce a one-day Advanced Driving School at the Sanair Motorsports Complex on Saturday, May 23, 2009.

Registration for this event will open on February 1, 2009 through May 16, 2009.

The registration and technical inspection forms are available for download on our website at

To register, please complete the registration form and mail it in along with the payment (check, money order or bank draft accepted). Registrations submitted by fax and payments by Paypal will also be accepted.

The Sanair Motorsports Complex

The event will be held on the road course, which also incorporates the drag racing strip and a small stock car oval. This track is approximately 1 ¼ miles long and not too technical so it is ideally suited to novices and beginners while still offering challenges to advanced drivers.


"Super Early Bird” registration will be offered. The cost for BMWCC, BMWCCA, ACNA, FSAQ and CASC members is CAD $140 if entry and payment are received before February 14, 2009.

The Early Bird price will be CAD $150 from February 15, 2009 to March 10, 2009, and

The regular price will be CAD $175 from March 11, 2009 to May 1, 2009.

After this date, the late registration rate shall apply at CAD $200 from May 2, 2009 to May 16, 2009.

Entries will be offered at the same price for members from PCA and other recognized car clubs, but on a one-event basis only (for subsequent events, he/she would have to sign up for either a BMWCC or BMWCCA membership).

For those who wish to register for the event but are not members of BMWCC, BMWCCA or any other recognized car club, there will be an additional fee of CAD $40, which would be applied towards a one year membership with the BMW Club of Quebec.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Cancellations will be refunded up to 3 weeks prior (before May 2) to the event less CAD $35 administration fee. Cancellations made up to 3 days prior (before May 20) to the event will be refunded less 50% and all other cancellations made after May 20 will be considered as a no-show and will not be refunded.

Your entry fee includes a light lunch. For additional guests, please indicate where appropriate on the registration form and add CAD $10 per person.

Classroom Sessions

All participants are required to attend classroom sessions to learn vehicle dynamics and driving techniques. These sessions will continue throughout both days to help you understand the fine art of high speed driving. Failure to attend will result in loss of driving privileges.

Tech Inspection

All participants will receive a Pre-Event Safety Inspection Report. This form may be downloaded from the website. You will be required to have a qualified individual/mechanic inspect your vehicle and verify its safety. This inspection should be performed within three weeks of the event. Our technical inspection crew will collect all Pre-Event Safety Inspection Reports and perform a spot check of every vehicle. Tech inspection will take place on Saturday morning from 7 AM to 8 AM. You are solely responsible for insuring that your vehicle is safe before you arrive at the track. Failure to present a completed Pre-Event Safety Inspection Report or failure to pass our spot check will disqualify you from participation in the event and your entry fee will be forfeited.

Other Requirements

All participants must present a valid driver's license and be at least 18 years of age. All participants must wear helmets bearing one of the following certifications: Snell SA2000, SA2005, M2000, or M2005. The older Snell SA95 or M95 certifications are no longer accepted. All cars must have two seats of the same type, a dashboard, and equivalent seatbelts/harnesses for driver and passenger. Racing harnesses are forbidden unless the car is equipped with a roll cage or a roll bar. 4-point harnesses are forbidden. Convertibles must have approved roll bars and the “broomstick rule” applies. For further clarification concerning convertibles, please contact our Chief Instructor.

No one under the age of 18 will be allowed in the pit area unless accompanied by an adult.

Please keep in mind that this is not a race event but rather a safe, high speed driving school, conducted on a closed track under close supervision by experienced instructors. You will learn how to handle and control your vehicle at speeds not normally attained on public roads. This will help to prepare you for emergencies in normal driving. It will also allow you to explore your capabilities as a driver and those of your vehicle. At no time will you be pushed or encouraged to go any faster than is comfortable for you. All participants will be organized into run groups in accordance with experience, skill, and type of vehicle. Participants will be required to drive with an instructor on board unless and until they are 'signed off' to drive solo. Under no circumstances will timed laps be permitted! If you are seen with a stopwatch or any other timing device at any time during the event, the club reserves the right to ask you to leave and forfeit your ability to participate in this event. Such infringement might also lead to a longer event participation suspension

It is strictly forbidden to consume any type of alcoholic beverage on track property during an event until the track is officially closed, which is generally after 5pm. This applies to everyone, participants and visitors. There is NO exception to this rule. All participants and visitors must respect this policy and understand the event organizer has the overall responsibility to run a safe and clean event and thus has the authority to expel anyone seen not complying with the safety policy.

For more information, please contact the following organizers:

Karim Elgarhy - Event Co-Chair & Registrar:
Alan Bellavance - Event Co-Chair:
Cherif Gress - Chief Instructor:
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Don't forget that registration is now open.

The super early bird rate expires on Feb 14!
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