Use this checklist as a guide for what to bring/do leading up to the event and the day of the event. It may seem like a lot, but after a couple of events, it will be second nature!

A Few Days Prior To The Event

  • Read “Must-Read Info”, “SOLO FAQ”, and “SOLO Novice Handbook” on 
  • Decide which class you will run in. More Info…
  • Register online. Online registration closes on the Friday prior to the event
  • Get directions to the site.
  • Plan to arrive at the event site no later than 8:30AM
  • Under 18? You’ll need a special minor wavier signed by both parents.
  • Weather-appropriate attire and comfortable shoes (avoid boots). SOLO events run rain or shine.
  • Sunglasses and/or hat
  • Helmet (if you have one of the appropriate SNELL rating). Loaners are available.
  • Sunscreen, Chapstick w/ SPF
  • Drinks , water, snacks (fruit cups and granola bars are good options). A small cooler is handy.
  • Pack vehicle
  • Get a good night’s sleep the night before the event
  • Check for any excessive fluid leaks and check fluid levels.
  • Make sure battery is secure (most common issue)
  • Tires – No cord showing
  • Brakes – firm pedal with no detectable drop with car not running and proper level of fluid in reservoir.
  • Seat belts in good operating condition.
  • All lugs present and tight.
  • Throttle return action safe and positive (no sticky throttles)
  • Hubcaps/wheel covers and wheel rings removed (unless they are bolted on)
  • Fuel vehicle to an appropriate level. Too little fuel can be a problem.
  • Prepare class and car number identification (paper, tape, magnet).
  • Optional – Get a tire pressure gauge. An inexpensive one will be fine for now.

Day Of The Event

Before you get to the event site:
  • Go through the Personal and Vehicle checklists above
  • Driver’s License and SCCA membership card (if you are an SCCA Member)
  • Cash or check for entry fee. SCCA Members – $45, Weekend (Non) Members – $65
  • Add air pressure to tires. 40-45 psi is a good start. You can ask for advice in our forums, on facebook, or at the event!
When you get to the event site:
  • Find a place to park and set up your paddock spot. There are no assigned spaces.
  • Unpack car and remove loose items (floor mats, radar detectors, check console, check glove box, etc.)
  • Put class numbers and class Identification on vehicle
  • Check in at registration trailer
  • Take vehicle through tech inspection
  • Walk the course as much as possible!
  • Attend Driver’s Meeting