Grattan; MotorCity BMWCCA: Sept 15-17, 2023 info on Sep 15, 2023 (726852) |

Grattan; MotorCity BMWCCA: Sept 15-17, 2023

Grattan; MotorCity BMWCCA: Sept 15-17, 2023

BMW CCA - Motor City Chapter

Friday, Sep 15 — Sunday, Sep 17, 2023
Grattan Raceway, Belding, MI

Registration closed September 8, 2023 11:59 PM at 2023-09-08T20:59:00-0700 Registration ends September 8, 2023 11:59 PM at 2023-09-08T20:59:00-0700 Registration opens November 17, 2022 12:00 AM at 2022-11-16T21:00:00-0800 Registration runs from November 17, 2022 12:00 AM to September 8, 2023 11:59 PM

Welcome to the Motor City Chapter BMW CCA!

What's new--We're using electronic waivers this year and won't be using or collecting paper waivers. And as our gift to you, we've extended our holiday discount--sign up by January 31 and use the discount code Santa50 for $50 off! More on both of these below.

Join us at our flagship high-performance driver education (HPDE) weekend at Grattan Raceway. This is your chance to explore and hone your driving abilities on one of the most entertaining courses in America. Grattan’s 2.0 miles of exciting and challenging corners (including a 160 degree hairpin and a downhill reverse camber turn) make it one of the best around. A recent track resurfacing only further enhances the experience.

All drivers—young and not so young; novice, intermediate, and advanced—are welcome. 

This year, the event will be held the weekend of September 15-17, 2023. We offer flexible scheduling--students can register to drive on either Saturday-Sunday or Saturday only. Approved advanced students who register for Saturday or Saturday-Sunday and instructors are also invited to drive on Friday, September 15NoteYou must be an instructor or approved A+ Solo student to drive on Friday. Contact our chief instructor at prior to sign-up for Friday if you are an advanced student and have not been pre-approved for A+ Solo driving.

Motor City Chapter BMW CCA prides itself on offering some of the best instruction in HPDE. No matter your driving level, we will help you improve!


You know you want to come, so why not sign up now? And to sweeten the deal, we're offering some holiday savings if you sign up by January 31--use the discount code Santa50 at checkout and receive a $50 discount on the fee for the school (including on the fee for Friday for you instructors driving on Friday). Don't forget--use Santa50 and save!

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Fast Facts

  • Location. Grattan Raceway in Belding, MI. About 30 minutes northeast of Grand Rapids.
  • Event Type. High Performance Driver Education (HPDE). This is a non-timed, non-competitive driving event. Participants safely learn and develop (a) high performance driving techniques, (b) the driving lines at Grattan, and (c) situational awareness through on-track experience.
  • Driving Groups. Participants will be organized into one of several driving groups (Novice, Intermediate, Advanced/Solo) based on experience. Passing rules are more lenient for more experienced run groups, including open passing with a point-by for the Advanced/Solo driving group. Our goal is to foster a safe and invigorating environment for everyone!
  • Food at the track. The Grattan grill will open all three days for lunch. 
  • Camping. We plan to have camping available at the track on Friday and Saturday night. 
  • Additional Information. You can find more details about our driving schools in general on our website on the page About Our Drivers Schools under the heading "Our Events."
  • Questions? Just send an email to our chief instructor at