The best way to get started is to first read the Novice Program information on this website. This guide will tell you what happens with novice training, typical race days and more.
Come to a club meeting. Our club meetings are held each month. Bring your kids to the meeting so they can meet the other kids! Talk to the parents. Can’t come to a club meeting? Come to the racetrack on any race day. Race day admission is always free. Talk to the families. No race day scheduled? Come to the track on a Saturday or Sunday any time from March until October and you will most likely find someone practicing at the track! Talk to them.
When you are ready to join, contact us and we will get you the necessary paperwork and set you up for novice training. You will need to provide a copy of your child’s birth certificate.
Membership for the family is $100 this year and INCLUDES the cost of insurance and membership in the National USAC organization in addition to club membership. With your membership you are able to drive at ANY USAC race track in the country. Our race track is always open for member practice (except during posted hours).
While racing can be reasonably expensive you don’t have to be wealthy to competitively participate. PQMRA and USAC's members from all parts of the community. Some have trailers and some use their pickup. Some have a plentiful supply of equipment and some have a toolbox of basic screwdrivers and wrenches. Some have cases of tires and some have two sets of right side tires for the whole season. While some members travel to all of the Region 9 races and the Grands races across the nation, many members choose to run only the club races. For the most part, it’s really up to YOU how much time and money you spend on this sport. Don’t let it scare you. There are always people to lend you their expertise, tools to use, or even car parts to get your driver back out on the track!
PQMRA offers your child the opportunity to gear up, buckle up and drive a quarter midget race car before requiring any membership fees or purchase of equipment so your child can test his/her interests without obligation. Ride Days (Test Drive Days) are held throughout the year for a fee of $20 per ride/day. PQMRA encourages your entire family to take time to participate in this opportunity and to check out one of our many local and regional races throughout the year.
For more information on how your child can step into the inspiring sport of quarter midget racing, or to set up a test drive, contact us.
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