Open Track Handbooks
The Nor Cal Shelby Club offers, at no charge, the following
instructional material on Open Track driving. Whether you are a first-timer
or a seasoned Open Tracker, you'll find these handbooks informative and
easy to read. All documents are in .pdf format. Using Adobe
Acrobat Reader, you can view the documents on-line or print out a hard
copy. You can obtain a free copy of Acrobat Reader from the Adobe
Systems website. Click on the link below and follow the instructions.
Thanks to our Co-Chief Driving Instructor Scott Griffith for authoring
The pdf files have been updated. The pages are now in the correct order,
and each file now has a Table of Contents navigation bar. Thanks
to Scott Griffith for these updates to very useful and popular documents.
The Thunderhill file was updated again on 7/1/2001.
Open Track Driver's Primer
This handbook explains many of the fundamentals of track driving
in easy to understand language. Some of the concepts and techniques
Track driving theory and terminology.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PRIMER
Tutorial handbooks are available for all three tracks used
by the Nor Cal Shelby Club. Each of these tutorials is a comprehensive
description of the track. The reader is taken for a complete lap
of the track. Every turn is analyzed -- entry line, braking point,
turn-in, apex, and exit. You'll find these handbooks will make driving
the proper line as simple as connecting the dots. Click on the track
logo to view or download a tutorial for that track. All files are
in pdf format.