Buttonwillow Driving School

Audi Club SoCal’s famous Southern California driving school, traditionally held the weekend before or after Thanksgiving.

Registration: ACSC.MotorsportReg.com

2022 Buttonwillow Dates

Friday December 2, 2022 to Sunday December 4, 2022

Track Location

Buttonwillow Raceway Park is a closed road course built, owned and operated by the Cal Club Chapter of the Sports Car Club of America. Buttonwillow was designed by SCCA as a training and racing venue for their members, making it one of the safest closed road courses in our region. A versatile layout allows it to be driven in many different configurations, and in both the clockwise and counter-clockwise directions. Buttonwillow is located just off Interstate Highway 5 at 24551 Lerdo Hwy, Buttonwillow, CA 93206, (661) 764-5333

General HPDE Information

  • Definition of HPDE: High Performance Driving Education – a driving school.
  • Audi Club SoCal’s main Driving school page with Audi SoCal HPDE resources including first-timer information, detailed requirements, tech form, and much more
  • The latest Audi Club SoCal event registration information is accessed on our registration home at ACSC.MotorsportReg.com 

Buttonwillow Track Guides

Instructional Videos

Buttonwillow Track Maps: #1 Star Mazda and #13 Sweeper. Pro Tip: Print out a track map and follow along when watching the on-track videos. 

#1 Star Mazda

#13 Sweeper

How to Learn a New Circuit, Fast (very detailed, for experienced drivers)


For reference, these are links to the original source documents for the PCA-GGR Buttonwillow Track Guides which we've provided above. Note that several turn names are obsolete. Includes both of the most popular layouts, #1 Star Mazda and #13 Sweeper. www.pca-ggr.org/files/pdf/bw-clockwise.pdf [PDF] and www.pca-ggr.org/files/pdf/bw-counterclockwise.pdf [PDF]