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September 4, 2018

Porsche Club of America – Florida Citrus Region Will Conduct HPDE Instructor School at Roebling Road Raceway The Florida Citrus Region of the Porsche Club of America (PCA), which was CERTIFIED by the Motorsport Safety Foundation in February, will be hosting an HPDE Instructor School next month. The event will be held on October 12, 2018 at Roebling Road Raceway near Savannah, GA. Eligible candidates wishing to achieve status as MSF Level 2 Instructors and PCA National Instructors can attend the program, which will include role-playing and classroom participation. Established in...

August 21, 2018

Motorsport Safety Foundation Grants Level II Certification to Calabogie Motorsports Park’s HPDE Instructor Training Program Calabogie Motorsports Park has achieved Level II certification in the Motorsport Safety Foundation’s High Performance Driver Education (HPDE) instructor training initiative, CERTIFIED. Home to the longest track in Canada, Calabogie was designed to provide a challenging, safe and charming venue for both amateur and club level high performance drivers.   “Calabogie Motorsports Park is proud to be CERTIFIED as a Level II HPDE organization, the first of its kind in...

April 25, 2018

As most amateur racers spend most of their racing budget getting to and from the track, renting out a meager hotel room, and flapjacks at the local diner, sometimes getting the best in safety equipment seems like a stretch. To help ensure the legions of weekend warriors stay safe and continue to race in comfort, the Motorsport Safety Foundation has partnered with leading racing safety equipment company, MOMO, to assist the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) in promoting driver safety throughout the 2018 race season. Chosen racers participating in the last seven events...

March 27, 2018

MIAMI, FL (March 27, 2018) – The Motorsport Safety Foundation has partnered with leading racing safety equipment company, MOMO, to assist the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) in promoting driver safety throughout the 2018 race season. The Motorsport Safety Foundation has secured nearly $20,000 in certificates for SFI and FIA-approved MOMO racing gloves, boots or even a racing suit to be awarded at the discretion of the SCCA Chiefs of Tech at SCCA’s seven remaining 2018 Hoosier Super Tour races across the United States. “Many racers dedicate their resources around what makes...

March 16, 2018

The MSF is doing more than any other organization to make trackday driving instruction as safe as possible. We go inside their training program to show you what's involved. The crippled poet Alexander Pope, a man of inestimable talent who nonetheless loved petty quarrels and published insults more than Tupac Shakur or Kool Moe Dee, once wrote, “A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.” Well, I’m definitely wiser today than I was yesterday, at least in the matter of trackday...

March 1, 2018

The Motorsport Safety Foundation adds Michael Silver to the CERTIFIED Staff as HPDE Program Manager MIAMI, FL (March 1, 2018) – In reaction to the great success of the CERTIFIED High Performance Driver Education (HPDE) Instructor Training Program, the Motorsport Safety Foundation has appointed Michael Silver to the position of HPDE Program Manager. This volunteer position will assist with maintaining open lines of communication with CERTIFIED organizations. As HPDE Program Manager, Silver will function as a “boots on the ground,” attending a number of HPDE events throughout the year,...

February 27, 2018

Motorsport Safety Foundation Grants Level II Certification to Audi Club North America – Golden Gate Chapter’s HPDE Instructor Training Program MIAMI, FL (February 27, 2018) – The Golden Gate Chapter of Audi Club North America has achieved Level II certification in the Motorsport Safety Foundation’s High Performance Driver Education (HPDE) instructor training initiative, CERTIFIED. Audi Club North America is the largest Audi club in the world, and its Golden Gate Chapter serves nearly 1,000 members in Northern California and Western Nevada. "We worked closely with the Motorsport...

February 9, 2018

Held on Feb. 2nd, at the 2 Mile Thunderhill West Course and Clubhouse, 26 Driving Coaches were put through a rigorous day of classroom, theory, practice and on-track evaluations, as a part of the new Motorsport Safety Foundation (MSF) effort to standardize HPDE activities with a focus on safety. An approved MSF safety standard training organization, HOD opened the registration to other Club Instructors, as well as those newer Coaches/Instructors who needed formal training to the round out their early experiences. HOD coaches as well as some from other HPDE groups attended. And virtually...

February 7, 2018

Motorsport Safety Foundation Grants Level II Certification to Porsche Club of America – Florida Citrus Region’s HPDE Instructor Training Program MIAMI, FL (February 7, 2018) – The Florida Citrus Region of the Porsche Club of America (PCA) has achieved Level II certification in the Motorsport Safety Foundation’s CERTIFIED High Performance Driver Education (HPDE) instructor training initiative. Established in 1974, the organization has grown from 25 members to over 1,100 Porsche owners and enthusiasts living in Orange, Seminole, Osceola and Lake counties. The Florida Citrus Region...

October 30, 2017

Motorsport Safety Foundation Grants the BMW Car Club of America Level II Status in CERTIFIED Program MIAMI, FL (October 30, 2017) – The BMW Car Club of America has become the most recent High Performance Driver Education (HPDE) organization to achieve Level II classification in the Motorsport Safety Foundation’s driving instructor training program, CERTIFIED. This is the third national organization to achieve this notable status. The BMW Club Chapters host 150 track days per year, and the National ITS program is supporting those chapters to provide them with the highest qualified...

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