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Beginner's Guide to Track Days

Updated: Mar 23, 2021

Throughout the world, track days are growing in popularity. Why are they so popular and why are they so expensive? First, let’s talk about what a “track day” actually is. For those in the field, they are commonly known as “High Performance Driver’s Education” (HPDE), which is basically what it is. Track days aren’t for getting out on the track with no speed limits and a bunch of crazy people going as fast as they can. Track days are meant to be an educational experience that is aimed at teaching you car control, vehicle dynamics, threshold braking, etc. in a controlled and organized manner. Yes, I did say controlled and organized.