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All of our coaches are expected to work from our curriculum which is integrated into our Run Group Guide.  All instructors who are approved by us also receive a copy of our Coaches Manual which they are expected to fully read and adhere to.
ALL COACHES at any given event, whether part of the Calabogie Motorsports team or working independently/privately, must attend the Coaches Meeting at each event, which is generally held at 7:30am, or 30 minutes prior to the general driver's meeting.  See individual event schedules for exact time & location.


Are you a first-time driver eager to take on the challenges of Calabogie Motorsports Park? Whether you're new to the track or simply seeking to enhance your skills, our HPDE Introduction Nights offer the perfect opportunity for you to embark on your journey with confidence.

Calabogie Motorsports Park boasts the title of Canada's longest track, spanning over 5 kilometers with more than 20 thrilling turns. Navigating such a dynamic course demands more than a few laps to master. Our Intro Nights are expertly structured in a lead/follow format, allowing you to acquaint yourself with the track's nuances, flow, and intricacies.

During these sessions, you'll have the invaluable guidance of a seasoned driving coach at your disposal. Maximizing your time with them is paramount as you progress towards refining your performance driving skills. By familiarizing yourself with the track layout and its rhythm through our lead/follow introduction program, you'll accelerate your development on the track.

HPDE Intro Nights are scheduled approximately every 3-4 weeks, conveniently preceding our HPDE events. This strategic scheduling enables you to seamlessly book both events together, optimizing your learning curve and progression. Don't miss out on this efficient pathway to rapid improvement behind the wheel at Calabogie.


Until you have had sufficient  time with an in-car coach and has been assessed and deemed safe to drive on your own you will require a coach with you while on track.
In-car coaching is supplemented by mandatory classroom sessions.

Novice Solo, Intermediate & Advanced

We provide coaching to Novice Solo, Intermediate & Advanced drivers only by request and as available.  The number of coaches working a given event will determine the amount of assistance we can provide to these drivers.  If you are not comfortable driving solo or want to make sure you have a coach, you should sign up for one of the novice groups as appropriate per the above descriptions.  First-Timer & Novice are the only groups where we guarantee coach availability.  E-mail prior to your scheduled event to make arrangements if you are an intermediate or advanced driver seeking instruction and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.
Novice Solo, Intermediate & Advanced run groups are assigned group leaders, all of whom are approved Calabogie Motorsports Park coaches, to conduct meetings and work with drivers on any issues or concerns throughout the day.  Any questions or issues should be brought to the attention of your assigned group leader who is introduced during the mandatory morning driver's meeting at each event.  Stay tuned to announcements at each event as your group leader may call impromptu meetings throughout the day to communicate any issues and check-in with drivers as appropriate/needed.

Private Coaches & Individual/Independent Instructors

Of course, all of our coaches meet our standards and have been approved by us, but sometimes drivers have/know coach they wish to work with who have not worked for Calabogie Motorsports Park or only offer individual/private coaching.  
Anybody serving in a driving coach capacity at one of our events MUST have an APPROVED coach application on-file with us. 
It is unacceptable for anybody to act as an instructor or driving coach (regardless of whether they are paid or volunteering) that has not been approved by us to act in such a capacity - this includes Intermediate and Advanced drivers who my hire their own coaches. It is acceptable to hire your own coach but the person you are hiring must be approved by us first.