Track Day Overview

Standard Track Days


  • Riders at standard events are split into three groups - Novice, Intermediate and Advanced.
  • A typical 3-group standard day will find you enjoying 140-160 miles of track time.
  • Each group receives one (1) 20-minute session per hour and typically there are seven rotations.
  • All events on the STT Schedule are Three Group format unless noted otherwise.

SPORT


  • Novice and low to mid level Intermediates.
  • This group will still have classroom sessions for the Novice riders.
  • On-track portion will be less restrictive.
  • Passing Rules for the Sport Group: Straights and outside of turns with a six-foot safety zone.

SUPERSPORT


  • Mid to upper Intermediates and Advanced.
  • Passing Rules for the Supersport Group: Safe passing allowed anyplace on the track with a six-foot safety zone.

Max-Time Track Days


  • Intermediate and Advanced riders are grouped in an "open track" combined format.
  • These events will start with a 15-minute session for each group allowing riders to warm up and then switch to an open-track format where you may come and go as you please.
  • Passing Rules: Straights and outside of turns with a six-foot safety zone.
  • NOTE: The Max-Time format is exclusively for experienced Intermediate and Advanced group riders.

Limited Endurance "LED" Track Days


  • Riders at a LED event are split into two groups: Intermediate and Advanced.
  • At a typical 2-group LED day you will receive 30-minute sessions every hour and log approximately 200-260 miles of total track time.
  • NOTE: The LED format is exclusively for experienced Intermediate and Advanced group riders.

WOW "Wide Open Wednesday"


  • Max Time format that accommodates Intermediate and Advanced riders in an "open track" combined format.
  • These events will start with a 15-minute warm up session for each group and then switch to an open-track format where you may come and go as you please.
  • NOTE: The Max-Time format is exclusively for experienced Intermediate and Advanced group riders.

2 Up Session


  • This session will now be incorporated into the last Novice session of the day.
  • All 2 up riders and passengers must have the proper gear and adhere to the Novice rules.
  • There will no longer be a 10 minute session after lunch for "Women Only".
  • NOTE: Participation is strictly limited to ensure a quality experience. 96% of our events sold out in 2009 so sign up now.
  • All Novice group participants receive classroom and on-track instruction with qualified instructors at no additional costs.
  • Personal instruction is available for the intermediate and advanced riders. At day's end you will have a new found sense of confidence in yourself and your machine.

A TYPICAL SCHEDULE (Times Vary Depending on the Venue)


7:00 AM - Gates Open

Enter the track and sign the venues liability waiver at the gate.

7:15 AM - Michelin Tire Service Opens

Purchase new Slicks, Dot Race or Pilot Sport tires for your bike. Since we are a distributor, STT member prices are the lowest around, guaranteed.

7:30 AM to 8:30 AM - Registration & Tech Inspection

Meet us at the registration area to check in and be assigned to a riding group. Turn in your liability waiver and any last minute paperwork to us, get your bike and proceed to the clearly marked tech inspection area. Get your inspection sticker, and enjoy some fresh fruit, donuts or a sweet bun. Talk with the staff photographer about getting some good shots, or maybe talk with the tire service about putting on some fresh tires during your riding day. DO NOT FORGET to check your tire pressures, since settings for the track will differ from street settings.

8:30 AM - Mandatory Rider's Meeting

This meeting is mandatory for all riders. We will brief you on the track conditions, general rules, flags, and a recap of safe track entry and exit. We introduce our instructors so you can pick them out. Immediately following the rider's meeting all Novice group riders will have a mandatory meeting with our instructors for more in depth instruction.

9:00 AM - On Track Sessions Begin

The sessions will rotate in order of Intermediate, Advanced, and Novice. During each session, those riding in the next session should gear up and be ready at the marked grid entry at least 5 minutes prior to the start of their session.

12:00 PM - Lunch Break

1:00 PM - Special Session (Not available at all venues)

This is a special 15-minute session for two-up riders and female riders only. This is a great experience for spouses and friends who come with you to the track to get up close and personal with the track. All riders must have proper riding attire.

5:00 PM - End of Day

It's time to pack up and head home, or better yet camp at the track (where available) or a nearby hotel where you drop your gear and meet us for dinner where you can hang out with our team, have some fun, and get ready for the next day of riding!