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Automotive Technology

Butte College Automotive Technology
Butte College Motorsports club
The Butte College Automotive Program has partnered with the SCCA and Thunderhill Raceway Park in Willows, California, to offer the Butte College Motorsports Club. Students will learn about team building skills, pit crew responsibilities, event production, EPA requirements, and SCCA safety and rule regulations.

 Club members can learn about:

• What it takes to build a road race car

• Engine/drivetrain modification & maintenance

• Racecar brake design, operation & maintenance

• Racecar Chassis/Suspension design, setup & maintenance

• Racecar safety systems designs & maintenance

• Tire/wheel design & maintenance

• Learn what it takes to get a competition license or get involved in different forms of racing

• Learn/perform racetrack specialties (flagging, communication, timing & scoring, fire crew, etc.)

• Learn about sponsorship and marketing of a racecar

• Learn about the workings of a racing team by working on one!


2014 MotorSports Calender of Events

Feb 20th Thursday @5:30pm
Location: Heart Attack Racing at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds
Agenda: Go-Karting

Feb 27th Thursday @5:30pm
Location: TBD
Agenda: Order shirts, Order race car parts, Get sponsors

March 6th Thursday @6:15pm
Location: Thunderhill
Agenda: Fix S200 and get it race ready

March 27th Thursday @5:30pm
Location: Skyway Center
Agenda: TBD

April 10th Thursday @5:30pm
Location: Skyway Center
Agenda: Assign pit crew positions, Prepare for race

April 12th-13th S/Sun @8:00am
Location: Thunderhill
Agenda: First race of the season!

May 1st Thursday @5:30pm
Location: Skyway Center
Agenda: How to get into racing night

May 9th Friday @7:00pm
Location: Skyway Center
Agenda: BBQ then go over and watch the races at Silver Dollar Speedway

May 15th Thursday @6:15pm
Location: Thunderhill
Agenda: Prepare S200 for the race, repair anything broken

May 17th-18th  S/Sun @8:00am
Location: Thunderhill
Agenda: Second race of the season!

May 23rd Friday @12:00pm
Location: Skyway Center
Agenda: End of the semester BBQ


See Brad Dressen for details

 Our New S2000 donated by American Honda

Butte College | 3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville CA 95965 | General Information 530.895.2511

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