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50th (2021) Lone Pine Time Trials Information

Details regarding the 2021 Lone Pine Time Trials will be updated on the Event Facebook page and at Motorsportreg.com:  2021 Lone Pine Time Trials

Connect with other racers attending next year’s time trials on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/manzanartimetrials

For 2021, the Lone Pine Committee celebrates our 50th Anniversary – 50 years of flat-out-fun! You’ll get a big course that’s over 2 miles long, run one way on Saturday and the other on Sunday. This course will provide a challenge for all, whether in modified, prepared, street prepared, stock or vintage. Don’t be left to hear the stories from all your friends of a great weekend – Be There! Check out the 2017 top raw time of day run video HERE

ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS EVENT GO TO SUPPORT THE BRAILLE INSTITUTE YOUTH PROGRAMS

LOCATION

The Manzanar Airstrip: located 10 miles north of the city of Lone Pine at the Manzanar Reward street sign (on the right, may be hard to see at night), go 1/4 mile east of US 395 and you’re there.

CAR PREPARATION / CLASSIFICATION

SOLO, Club Racing, SCCA, IMSA, VINTAGE, NASA, the family sled, or whatever. We will find a class for you. 5 or more pre-registered drivers who want to run their own class may do so (commonly known as rent-a-racer). OPEN EXHAUST if your class allows it. Basic car classification will be per the 2020 SCCA National Solo rule book. Still not sure what class? – provide details on how your car is prepared on the entry form (engine, suspension, tires & wheels, etc.) and we’ll find a place for you. Unsafe vehicles will be turned away. This is not an autocross event, this is a high speed time trial.

ELIGIBILITY

MUST BE 16 years of age and hold a valid driver’s license. No memberships required. Due to the high speed nature of this event, it is recommended for experienced competitors.

SAFETY
COMMON SENSE! – MUST WEAR SEAT BELTS AND HELMET (NO LOANER HELMETS CAN BE OFFERED THIS YEAR). Helmets must be proper fitting that meets Snell 2005 (SA2005; M2005) (PENDING) or newer (or equivalent) standards for cars or motorcycles. No DOT helmets.  NO alcoholic beverages or other intoxicants may be used by drivers, crew or spectators during each day’s event; after the course is closed – have a BLAST! Please observe a 5 mph speed limit in pits.

Open top/convertible cars must have factory roll over protection devices, or a roll bar and/or factory option hardtop or equivalent (see the following list of vehicles per NASA)!  Note: Convertibles equipped with a roll bar (including full cages), the top of the occupants helmet must not protrude above the roll cage tubing.

Known Convertibles that will pass tech “as is” from the factory:

  • Targa/T-top vehicles – OK
  • Audi A4 / S4
  • Audi TT Roadster (2009)
  • Aston Martin DB9, DBS
  • BMW 1 & 6 Series
  • BMW Z3 (Optional pop-up bars)
  • BMW Z4
  • BMW E36 (Optional pop-up bars)
  • BMW E46
  • BMW E90
  • Chevrolet Corvette C8
  • Chrysler Crossfire
  • Dodge Viper
  • Ferrari 355 & 360
  • Honda S2000
  • Honda Del Sol (top on or off okay)
  • Infinity G37
  • Jaguar XK8 / XKR
  • Lamborghini Murcielago / Gallardo
  • 2002+ Lexus 430sc
  • Mercedes SL (1990+)
  • Mercedes CLK, SLK, E Class, C Class
  • Mini Cooper 2009+
  • Nissan 350Z / 370Z
  • Porsche Boxster
  • Porsche 991 / 996 / 997
  • Saab 9-3 (2004+)
  • Volvo C70
  • VW Eos
  • Some newer Beatles- years pending

Acceptable roll bars include, but are not limited to, the following:

Hard Dog (any specified as acceptable for NASA HPDE per their website)

Auto Power Street Roll Bar

Street-Sport Roll Bar Race Roll Bar

Blackbird Fabworx (Miata / MX5/ 2017 Fiat 124) SD (for NA and NB)

RZ (for NC and ND)

GT3 (for NA, NB, NC, and ND)

The above roll bars are examples only. NASA and the LPTT Committee does not endorse any brand or model and will not be held liable for any failures of roll bars.

SANCTIONED BY NASA (National Auto Sport Association)

For more information contact the
Event Chair: Bret Norgaard
yawsport (AT) gmail (DOT) com
May 22-23, 2021