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Autocross is a low speed event held on an open paved lot. The intent is to familiarize drivers with their limits and the limits of their cars. The course is laid out using highway cones in a road course fashion. Runs are timed. Safety is a primary concern.

The typical event day starts out with registration and a tech inspection. At registration, the cars are classified so that similar performance cars compete against each other. The tech inspection is to confirm the safety of the car. Items checked include fluid levels, brakes, wheel bearings, steering and tires. Ultimately, the mechanical condition of your car is your responsibility. Do you really want to be heading into a corner with those squeaky 2 year old brake pads?
Autocross Event Calendar
2021 Events
Round #1 May 29, 2021 Greensboro, NC. Coliseum Park & Ride
Round #2 July 18, 2021 Greensboro, NC. Coliseum
Typical Autocross Timeline
Event Timeline:
7:30am - 8:15am Mandatory tech Inspection
8:15am Mandatory Drivers Meeting & Course Walk Through
(If you miss the Drivers meeting OR Course Walk through
you will NOT be allowed to participate. This is for
safety & PCA Insurance Reasons. No Exceptions.)
8:45am First Car Off
3:00pm - 3:30pm Awards
Autocross Fees (Pre-registration ONLY)
$55 Member Registration ( Registration )
$70 Non-PCA Members Registration
What is an Autocross?
Not sure what an Autocross is? Below is a video of our Autocross event at the SommerFest 2009 in Asheville, NC. Keep in mind that this is a very short/small course but you'll get the idea.

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BMW M5 at PCA autocross - SC-TAC

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