Eurotech Knoxville has been the proud sponsor of the autocross series for the Smoky Mountain Region Porsche Club in 2010, 2011 and 2012.
For those of you who are not familiar with autocrossing, it is a sport of trying to navigate your car through a defined course of pylons faster than your competition. Courses are set up using soft orange traffic pylons which will not damage your car. Speeds run usually between 40-65 MPH and in second gear. Autocross is a “performance driving event” and a safe way to learn how to drive your car at its limit. You not only learn how to handle your car at speeds that you drive daily, but you also:
- Gain confidence in your driving ability
- Learn the limits of your car’s brakes
- Learn correct seating, hand, and feet positions
- Learn the limits of your car’s tire adhesion
Finally, Autocross is a social gathering of new and old friends and lots of fun!
An event calendar can be found at www.smtpca.org.