NASA has a great program for getting started on the track: "basically, all you need is a safe car and a helmet.The car does not have to be fancy or fast. Students bring everything from a Hyundai to a Ferrari. NASA HPDE will provide you with an experienced racer to help guide you through the event, one on one, as you learn how to handle your car at the limit." On Saturday(HPDE1) we concentrated on LINE, LINE, LINE, (turn in, apex, track out). We had five twenty minute sessions, and I burned through thirty gallons of fuel. In the last session they moved me into HPDE2(same group, no instructor). On Sunday I started to get more comfortable in the car at speed(read cocky?)and was having a great time. In the third session they had an extra intructor so Dan jumped in the car with me and was helping me with my braking points and line. Towards the end of the session I managed to spin the car in turn three and ended up coasting up the track backwards into turn four to get off the racing line. About that time Fulton(our lead instructor for the day)came flying by in his bright red Fox body 5.0 and waved happily at me through the windshield. Yes we talked about it in debrief(I was going too fast, sounds like my father). In the fourth session it took a little while to get comfortable again and then the weekend was over, way too soon.