The path to professional
Want even more? You can get SCCA certified with this school and take your first steps to becoming a pro driver. You can even add an extra day to a Two-Day M School or Advanced M School session and get qualified all at once.**Available at Thermal location only. Participants must call ahead for verification of their qualifications. Must complete Two-Day M School or Advanced M School within 12 months of taking this course.
Click here to learn about the SCCA’s requirements.
What you'll learn
Learn the colors
Green. Yellow. Red - no there aren’t any traffic lights on the track. But there are flags, and you’ll learn what each represents while you’re out there to maintain safety.
Don’t let off
Start off with you in a BMW, behind your instructor in theirs. They will coach you through the art of passing under both braking and acceleration. Then, we’ll bring on a classmate and coach you both as you battle for first place.
Practice race starts
In racing, how you start can impact how you finish, and we’ll show you how to get started right in a grid set up, as well as rolling starts. Learn how to navigate with other cars on track while setting up for that first turn.
Sunshine and sports cars
Set against the backdrop of a beautiful mountain range, The Thermal Club is an exclusive track that offers three unique layouts, plus our own challenge course to encourage maximum thrills.