Racing School: FAQ
Each Student is critiqued
after every one of their driving segments
What is the FinishLine Racing Schools class
A: FinishLine Racing School limits each class to a maximum of
Q: How often
does the racing school run?
A: The FinishLine Racing School operates 12 months a year.
Q: How many
hours a day does the race school run at the race track?
A: We generally race from 8 am to 5 pm - minus a lunch break.
Q: What kind
of race car will I drive?
A: FinishLine Racing School has several options. You may be driving
V-8 NASCAR Late Models, NASCAR Grand American Open Wheeled Modifieds,
NASCAR All Pro, Late Model Stock Truck, V-8 NASCAR Sportsman race cars,
or a new NASCAR Super Truck! (Race car selection will be based on driver
experience, track location, and instructor evaluation of your driving
Q: What does
my racing school tuition include?
A: The FinishLine Racing School supplies firesuits, nomex undergarments,
helmets and gloves. We also supply course material and the race cars.
Rental car, hotel and meals are additional. All you need to bring is
your comfortable shoes and a spirit for ADVENTURE.
Q: What "teaching"
equipment does FinishLine Racing School use in your racing curriculum?
A: We use the following tools for teaching:
Students receive quality instruction via radio, allowing them to
correct mistakes as they happen - so their driving time is not wasted
time - every lap will count as a teaching tool. The radios are used
for strategy, the preferred "line", and other technical
We use Longacre stopwatches and record every lap with written comments
of each student's individual times - another teaching tool! We encourage
students to learn from their times - what we are striving for is
consistency - not speed - speed will come naturally
Q: Are FinishLine
Racing School cars "restricted"?
A: FinishLine Racing School does use MSD Computer chips only
as a teaching tool. (Once the student has obtained the proper training,
no limiting device is used.) These are Real Race Cars by the end of
three days, and students generally will be running competitive "Saturday
Night" racing times.
Q: While attending
the FinishLine Racing School how many laps can I expect?
A: Estimated lap count for the 1st day: 34 laps, 2nd day:
52 laps, and 3rd day: 52 lap. Note: lap count includes warm-up and cool