"There is not a doubt in my mind, the information contained in The HPDE Curriculum Guide will be a Rosetta Stone for HPDE organizations, from new to well established."
Andy Pilgrim, Traffic Safety Education Foundation
"The HPDE Curriculum Guide is a perfect example of the type of best practice resources the HPDE community needs. MSF will be sharing this guide far and wide with our audience."
Scot Elkins, FIA Race Director/Track Inspector, COO Motorsports Safety Foundation
“The concepts in The HPDE Curriculum Guide are the same concepts I use when coaching my pro driver clients. They are THE fundamentals. I highly recommend this guide to any HPDE instructor looking to deliver high performance results to their students”.
Shea Holbrook Chorley, Pro Coach/Pro Driver, Owner BSI Racing
"The HPDE Curriculum Guide allows you to look outside your normal classroom 'bubble' that a lot of us operate in. This guide has reached across the marquee club/non-profit organizations and for profit groups and distilled it down to a great collection of themes and best practices for classroom. It's great to see how a simple twist of phrase or slight shift of terms can shed new light onto something that you've been using for years".
Bill Wade, BMW Car Club of America / BMW CCA Foundation / MSF
"THE Guide is useful for every group, from the most seasoned to the freshest. It's a must read for any organizer or instructor."
Matt Romanowski, TrailBrake.com
“The HPDE Curriculum Guide is exactly the kind of guidance and information that this community needs. The materials are organized, digestible, and dive into all of the most important aspects of driving on track. Everyone who gets on a race track should study this in order to step up their level of safety and to improve their driving, both of which equate to more fun every time they get behind the wheel.”
Cameron Parsons, Pro Driver, Product Engineer & Field Analyst - Toyo Tires
"The HPDE Curriculum Guide gives a great overview and checklist of all the keys to putting on a safe/educational event. It covers all the topics that you don’t know you don’t know."
Robby Foley, IMSA Race Winner, Professional Driving Coach
"This is exactly what the HPDE industry needs. The ability to build a common understanding of what we need to teach new students at an HPDE and how to measure progress in consistent way is a game changer."
Dale Rabeneck, CDI - PeachState PCA
"When the HPDE community comes together without expectation of individual club credit great things happen. The Curriculum Guide a must read for any aspiring or current HPDE Instructor, HPDE Classroom leader, Chief Instructor or event organizer."
Eric Kaul, HPDRE Founder
Are you looking to create a successful HPDE driver curriculum? If so then you've come to the right place! The HPDE Curriculum Guide was created by pro drivers, instructors, classroom leaders and chief instructors. Hundreds of organized, proven ideas and concepts are provided which will enrich any HPDE program.
"The HPDE Curriculum Guide provides everything an organization needs to revolutionize the experience and education for their drivers. This is an amazing framework to work from that truly puts the students learning outcomes first!."
Andrew Rains, APEX Pro, PCA AL Region Classroom Lead, Pro Coach
"Browsing through the document, I am encouraged to see that the SCDA's own Instructor training program is checking many of the boxes, and there are some great ideas for us to grab on to."
Trevor Hilliar, SCDA
"The HPDE Curriculum Guide is an important resource which everyone involved in HPDE events should have at his or her disposal."
Chris Vorce, CDI -Ferrari Club of America Empire State Region
"This guide is a wealth of information. This is a new organizer’s dream and the first step to developing a quality curriculum. The purpose of this is not to standardize all organizations but, provide a much-needed foundation with basic pillars that everyone can agree on."
Levi Barnes, Chief Driving Instructor - Just Track It
"When racers are also your peers in HPDE instructing and all work together to collectively raise the bar for the HPDE industry, well that’s simply amazing. The HPDE Curriculum Guide is the most well planned and executed resource for new and experienced instructors as well as CDI's. I highly recommend it."
Mirko Freguia, CDI - NW Alfa Romeo Club
"The HPDE Curriculum Guide is a monumental achievement to get all that content consolidated into one place. The scope of the subject is demanding, and the contributions from a wide range of track event experts makes it very comprehensive. No longer will it be necessary for a Chief instructor/classroom presenter to start from scratch to cover this high value content!"
Mark Hicks, COO | Director - Chin Track Days
CHUCK TUCKER has 30 years of teaching experience in university classrooms, and his HPDE classroom materials are used by multiple organizations. An experienced in-car instructor, he coordinates support of HPDE classroom instructors for the Instructor Summit.
CHUCK HAWKS has been a pro racer and has trained all types of drivers, from teens to special forces. He has served as an HPDE instructor and leader since the early 1990s and is sought out nationally as a curriculum developer and classroom presenter.
ERIC MEYER has raced in Grand-Am, World-Challenge, SCCA Pro. He is active in the HPDE Instructor industry as an a mentor for many clubs and organizations and teaches beginner data. He is the chief instructor for the NASA Great Lakes region. and also a board and council member for the Motorsport Safety Foundation (MSF).
JOHN SANTIAGO is a philosophy professor at the College of DuPage. As the NASA Great Lakes HPDE-1 group leader since 2014, he has worked with their leadership team to develop the NASA Great Lakes curriculum. He also competes in time trial, sprint, and endurance races.
ALAN KENDALL is a chief instructor for Chin Track Days, where he delivers classroom instruction and MSF Level 2 instructor training. Alan has been driving, instructing and managing HPDE events since 1973, and he held vintage and club racing licenses for 10 years.
APRIL CURTIS won the national championship in her class with BMW CCA in 2014. An HPDE instructor since 2003, she is currently co-chief instructor for Tarheel BMW CCA. She can often be found flagging or driving pace/safety cars for IMSA and other race series at VIR.
PAT SULLIVAN has instructed for 11 different HPDE organizations at 13 tracks. Currently he serves as the co-chief instructor for the National Corvette Museum’s HPDE program. He has over 34 years of licensed AMA motorcycle competition experience in multiple disciplines.
PETER PUFFER is the chief driving instructor for Audi Club North America's Glacier Lakes Chapter and has been an HPDE in-car and classroom instructor for the last 20 years. He has developed HPDE curricula as well as the club's MSF Level 2 instructor training program.
DAVID DUBOIS has held pro SCCA and IMSA licenses while running in the Playboy and Fire Hawk endurance series. He is a chief instructor for the Empire Region of the Ferrari Club of America, responsible for classroom management and an in-car coach.
LEE CASH started in autocross, then moved to HPDE, wheel-to-wheel racing, and finally to instructing. He is a classroom instructor with The Drivers Edge and enjoys learning how to help others safely enjoy high performance driving.
“This HPDE Curriculum Guide is extremely well put together and very comprehensive. It is sure to aid any HPDE organization in getting their program up and running and exceeding expectations. Thank you for taking the time to put this guide together and raise the bar on safety and customer experience for our industry as a whole.”
Elivan Goulart, SCDA President
"I am truly amazed that you and your team were able to wrestle chaos into 220 learning outcomes, and tell it in a way that clarifies rather than obfuscates. Outstanding job."
Evan Weaver, Trillium Chapter, BMW CCA
"Any organization, no matter the affiliation, could reference this guide and establish a coordinated classroom/in-car instruction plan for beginner, intermediate or advanced students."
Mark Westlake, Central Indiana Region PCA
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