3Balls Racing, July 28th @ Grattan Raceway

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3BallsRacing is happy to annouce that we have booked a weekend event with Grattan Raceway!

Cost $150, and to register go to www.3BallsRacing.com Sign up to the site, and sign up for the event.

What to expect on Track Day

We run rain or shine (and we have the stories and pics to prove it). This is very important. There are no refunds due to rain.

First, it’s pretty normal for a group of us to camp out at the track the night before. This is nothing more than an informal gathering; no registration is required.

The schedule for the actual track day is as follows:

  • 7:00AM Gates open
  • 8:30AM Mandatory drivers’ meeting
  • 9:00AM Group A hits the track
  • 9:00AM Instruction session for all people in C and D group plus anyone interested
  • 9:20AM Group B on track
  • 9:40AM Group C on track
  • 10:00AM Group D on track
  • 10:20AM Group A again

The groups will continue to rotate throughout the day. These times are not exact and depend on any cautions, weather delay, etc.

  • 12:00PM Lunch
  • 1:00PM Back on track
  • 5:00PM Track Closed

Drivers’ Meeting

The drivers’ meeting is mandatory. Anyone not attending the meeting will not be allowed on track without visiting the event coordinator. During the drivers’ meeting, the use and meaning of all the flags will be covered, as well as passing zones, track in and out locations, and all other basic rules. All track and weather specific rules will also be covered.

Instruction Session

Some of the people attending track days have limited or no experience. That should not detract from anyone’s ability to have fun, and that is the purpose of this instruction session. Driving on the track is not like taking a highway onramp. During this session, one or more of the experienced instructors at 3 Balls will cover some basic techniques and tips meant to keep you safe and keep the people around you safe. These tips include when to brake, when to turn in, where to keep you hands, when to shift, etc. One session will not make you a professional driver, but it may very well keep you from being the next "Johnny in the Grass".


3 Balls Racing will provide lunch and beverages unless otherwise noted. The typical lunch is pizza, but it depends on what is available near each track. We will also provide water and Gatorade throughout the day.

Date & Time: Saturday, 28 July 2007, 09:00 AM — 05:00 PM Location: Grattan Raceway 7201 Lessiter Road ( map ) Belding, Michigan 48809 USA http://www.grattanraceway.com/