Date: August 16, 2018, 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM PDT
Address: 5250 CA-162, Willows, CA, 95988

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Thunderhill Raceway Park is a road racing course located 7 miles (11 km) West of Willows, California on Hwy 162. The course is a fast series of twists and turns with minor elevation changes. Thunderhill is owned and operated by the San Francisco Region of the SCCA. It is host to many motorports events for cars and motorcycles. The SCCA uses Thunderhill for its automotive race competitions. The Northern California Chapter of the AFM runs several motorcycle races there every year. Track Night in America will run on the 10-turn 2 mile west course.


Advanced, Intermediate and Novice groups: $150 $125
Track Tour Laps and Spectating: FREE!



3:00PM - Gates Open

3:30PM - Worker Meeting (includes Run/Work participants)



4:20PM - Advanced Group: Session 1

4:25PM - KONI Novice Group: Briefing 1 (Novice Paddock)

4:40PM - Intermediate Group: Session 1

5:00PM - KONI Novice Group: Session 1

5:20PM - Advanced Group: Session 2

5:25PM - KONI Novice Group: Briefing 2

5:40PM - Intermediate Group: Session 2

6:00PM - Track Tour Laps (Open to All)

6:20PM - KONI Novice Group: Session 2

6:40PM - Advanced Group: Session 3

6:45PM - KONI Novice Group: Briefing 3

7:00PM - Intermediate Group: Session 3

7:20PM - KONI Novice Group: Session 3

7:40PM - Track Close

9:00PM - Gates Close

* Times are an approximation (Weather and on-track issues can play havoc with a schedule, and sometimes officials might have to improvise to make sure everyone gets the most out of the event.)

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  • Thunderhill Raceway
    5250 CA-162
    Willows, CA 95988
    P: (530)934-5588
  • Comments
    Ross W.

    What is the expected impact of the local wildfires on this event?  Any air quality problems expected?

    Kathleen Barnes

    I heard today that it is improving but there is some smoke smell.  


    Cody M.

    Any requirements just bought a c6 vette and want to take it to the track (I have years of racing experience from dirt bikes to go carts).      Can I go straight to a novice class I don’t want a controlled speed 


    Will the instructors be in the car?

    Kathleen Barnes

    Track Night does not use instructors in the car - its for recreation!

    Gurinder Taunque

    Adding to Kathleen's note above, The first beginner group session has a session is a "lead follow" where the instructor will lead a group of beginners at a very controlled pace through the track. This will give you a good idea of the best line/ braking zones etc. and make you much more comfortable on track.