Driver Education

There are two ways to answer the question. What is Driver’s Education. From a technical perspective, Driver’s Education (DE) is a program developed by the PCA to allow drivers of all skills the opportunity to drive on real race tracks in a safe and fun environment. Typically a DE event is run over 1, 2 or 3 days. Each day will have four or five driving groups (divided by experience and skill level); each goes out four times for 20 to 30 minutes. Groups are divided to ensure maximum safety and fun by enabling a driver to be on the track with similarly experienced drivers at similar speeds. In the novice groups, drivers are accompanied by PCA-recognized instructors who will teach high performance driving techniques and fundamentals. “DEing” is not, however, racing or even preparation for racing. The events are not timed and there are no prizes. Passing zones are intentionally restricted to ensure safety and safety rules are enforced.


2019 Driver Education Schedule:

Zone 1, North East and North Country PCA Regions


May 17, 18, 19, The 17th is an Advanced Driver Day–Zone 1-Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 

May 24 25, 26 The 24th is a Novice Day–NER-Thompson Speedway Motorsport Park, Thompson, CT 

June 7, 8, 9 The 7th is an advanced driver day. NER-Palmer Motorsport Park, Ware, MA 

July 5, 6, 7–NER-Le Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada 

July 22-23 NCR-Lime Rock Park, Lakeville CT 

August 1 NCR-New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, NH 

August 9, 10, 11 NER-Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 

August 13, 14, 15 NER-Calabogie Motorsport Park, Calabogie, Ontario, Canada 

September 6, 7, 8 NCR-Club Motorsport, Tamworth, NH 

September 20, 21, 22 NER-Palmer Motorsport Park, Ware, Am 

October 19, 20 NCR-Club Motorsport, Tamworth, NH



Sponsoring PCA Region Tech Form Must Be Used For Tech Inspection


DER Approved Shops

Autowerkes Maine-Freeport

Autosport Northeast-Berwick

European Auto Service-Gardiner

German Auto Works-Saco

Rawcliffe’s Service Center-Hampden

Briggs Automotive-Lincolnville

Morong  Falmouth (Porsche Dealer) – Falmouth

Motorland- Arundel




February 25, 2020
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