High Performance Driving Education (HPDE) and Race School

  Road Race and Time Attack Competition Licensing School
WCMA/ASN Canada FIA Sanctioned Event

Unleash your inner speed demon and learn high speed driving skills with Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s HPDE. Take yourself and your car almost to the limit over 2 full days of track time at Gimli Motorsports Park 1.33mi road course! Whether you have an intent on racing competitively or just want to see what your car can do, this is the best way to safely learn to drive your vehicle to its maximum potential!

Typically held the first weekend in May each year. School consists of a single evening of classroom theory and two full days of track time with one-on-one, in-car instruction. This the only accredited high performance driving school in Manitoba and is a prerequisite to acquire a competition licence for Time Attack or Road Race events.

Registration is only open to 42 registered entrants. Entry fee $390 and requires a 1yr WSCC membership. Click here to get your 2019 WSCC Membership!

Business owners: We will gladly customize a school or track day to suit your needs. Contact us at hpde@wscc.mb.ca to learn more!

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Check MSR or the Events Calendar for the 2019 event dates and info.

Classroom Session: (6:00 pm to 9:30 pm)
Track Sessions: (7:00 am to 5:00 pm)


2019 Registration will open:

JANUARY 01, 2019

2019 HPDE Registration Page

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Minimum Requirements:

– Membership to Winnipeg Sports Car Club or other WCMA affiliated club. Click here to get your 2018 WSCC Membership!

– Full, valid Driver’s License (or substantial carting experience with a learners permit)

– Daily Driven Street Car (you do not need a sports car)

  • Vehicle maintenance should be up to date
  • Vehicle must be dimensionally wider than it is tall!
  • Convertibles welcome if they have factory or aftermarket installed roll protection
  • Completed Self-Tech Form

– A plastic tub for your belongings and contents of vehicle

– A current SNELL “M” or “SA” helmet

  • Special Application (SA) is strongly encouraged
  • SA helmet mandatory for all vehicles with factory or aftermarket installed roll protection

Classroom Content:

– Car Control
– Cornering
– Basic Car Prep
– Appropriate Driver Gear
– Flags and Related Visual Aids
– Drafting and Passing
– Rain Racing

But, what about the all important track time?

You’ll be at the track for 8h each day completing these exercises:

– Slalom
– Swerve and Avoid Challenge
– Figure 8
– Race Line and Alternate Lines
– Drafting, Passing and Simulated Race Starts

Oh! And a whole lot of laps!

Contact hpde@wscc.mb.ca for more information and how to register.

Track Map