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Autocross Events

  • 2015 Mazda Sportscar Club Autocross (MAX) schedule at Bowie Baysox Stadium:
    • MAX-46 -- Saturday, May 23, 2015 - Results
    • MAX-47 -- Sunday, October 4, 2015 - Results


  • MAX Quick Details
    • Start your engines for Mazda Sportscar Club Autocross (MAX). MAX features loads of seat time at the Prince Georges Stadium (Bowie Baysox) parking lot as MAX is designed for you to sharpen your skills while having fun applying your improved seat of the pants knowledge in a safe environment.
    • The Mazda Sportscar Club Autocross (MAX) events occur twice a year, spring and fall.
        • You will need to pre-register online via MotorsportReg. Online registration for MSCW members is $35/session, and non-member is $40/session. 
        • Depending on online registration numbers, we may accept walk-up registrations. Walk-up registration for MSCW members is $40/session, and non-member is $45/session.
    • Each event is split into morning and afternoon sessions. Traditionally, participants receive 6+ runs per session. If you want to run all day, then you need to register for both sessions.
    • There is no classing, but please review the Technical Inspection Form prior to the autocross to ensure that your car will pass the tech inspection at the event.
    • MAX events are renowned for how many runs you receive. While the heats are timed, MAX events are designed for fast, safe fun and are non-competitive. You can expect lots of seat time behind the wheel, usually 6+ runs for each session.
     

    MAX FAQ

      Who can participate:
    • Mazda Sportscar Club members
    • Non-MSCW members
    • If you are a novice, MSCW instructors are available
    • Spectators are welcome but no passengers are allowed under the age of 16
      What:
    • Autocross consists of timed and fun runs on an enclosed course where drivers navigate one vehicle at a time through a course marked by traffic pylons. Autocrosses emphasis car handling and driver skill, vice sheer horsepower. Speeds usually do not exceed highway speeds, but the intensity level (measured in discrete turns per minute) exceeds that due to the large number of elements packed into each course. Autocross courses are typically around 50 seconds in length and clearly marked. Autocrossing is a good way to learn vehicle control applicable to daily driving consists of timed and fun runs on an enclosed course
    • Loads of seat time behind the wheel, usually 6+ runs for each session
      When:
    • See schedule above for dates.
    • Morning Schedule
      • 8:15 Morning Technical Inspections, paddock on the right side of the stadium upon entering the park
      • 8:45 Morning Driverís meeting, course walk
      • 9:00 Morning session cars on-course
    • Afternoon Schedule
      • 12:30 Afternoon Technical Inspections, paddock on the right side of the stadium
      • 1:00 Afternoon Driverís meeting, course walk
      • 1:30 Afternoon session, cars on-course
      • 5:00 Clean up
      Where:
    • Prince Georges Stadium (Bowie Baysox) Map - Directions
    • 16501 Ballpark Road, Bowie, Maryland, 20716
      More Details:
    • Rollbars are not required for the autocross
    • Low center of gravity vehicle is required
    • If you are a novice, MSCW instructors are on hand to help you improve.

    Additional Questions: email MAX coordinator Katie Orgler.

    Current Results:

    MAX-47


    Photos: MAX-46 Photos
    MAX-46 Photos- AM Session
    MAX-45 Photos- AM Session
    MAX-41 Photos

    Past Results:

    MAX-46
    MAX-45
    MAX-44
    MAX-43
    MAX-42
    MAX-41
    MAX-40
    MAX-39
    MAX-38
    MAX-37
    MAX-36
    MAX-35



    All autox details will be posted here, including event results.


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