Instructor Led Courses

intro to performance driving - level 1

Have you always wanted to test your driving ability and vehicle on the race track but didn't know where to start or were too intimidated? Our introduction to Performance Driving course provides a safe and fun way to explore the limits of both your driving skills and vehicle while properly introducing you to the world of performance driving and motorsports. Our course will teach you the essentials on how to safely lap your car on the race track and auto slalom course with both classroom and in car instruction.  


What You Will Receive:

  • 2 Hours of Classroom Instruction Focusing on the Essential Skills of: Seating Position, Vision, Steering and Footwork
  • Catered Lunch
  • Complementary Photos of the Experience
  • 4 - 5 Hours of On Track Practical Application of Classroom Instruction In Your Own Vehicle
  • Ride along as a Passenger for Hot Laps with Instructors to Learn Proper Racing Line, Braking Zones, etc.
  • 1 on 1 Private In Car Instruction
  • A Detailed Instructor Evaluation and Development Plan
  • Open Lapping Time to Work on Skills

details

Location: Toronto Motorsports Park (TMP) - 1040 Kohler Road in Cayuga, Ontario


Time: 9am - 5pm


Cost: $425.00


For Groups of 5 or more, please contact us for special rates


2020 Dates:

  • May 9th, 2020
  • June 6th, 2020 * SOLD OUT *
  • July 11th, 2020

intro to performance driving - level 2

Building on our extremely popular Intro to Performance Driving Course, our Level 2 curriculum focuses on re-enforcing the core fundamentals (Vision, Inputs and Racing Line) while adding new more advanced elements like Threshold and Trail Braking along with Heel-Toe and Advanced Vehicle Dynamics. Our Level 2 course is a perfect "next step" for those who have completed our Level 1 course or those with more than a year of lapping experience.

The goal is to build consistency in the core essentials while learning new skills to continue to push your vehicle and yourself to new limits. 


What You Will Receive:

  • 2 Hours of Classroom Instruction Focusing on Advanced Performance Driving Techniques (Heel-Toe, Trail Braking, Advanced Vehicle Dynamics) 
  • An Introduction to Data Acquisition Setup and Usage
  • Catered Lunch
  • 5 Hours of On Track Instruction and Exercises In Your Own Vehicle
  • 1 on 1 Private In Car Instruction
  • Open Lapping Time to Work on Skills

details

Location: Toronto Motorsports Park (TMP) - 1040 Kohler Road in Cayuga, Ontario


Time: 9am - 5pm


Cost: $425.00


For Groups of 5 or more, please contact us for special rates


2020 Dates:

Dates To Be Announced Shortly

Private Lapping Days

pada lapping days

If you already have lapping experience or have taken our Introduction to Performance Driving course, then you can join us for our private lapping events which provide a safe and fun environment to continue developing your performance driving skills. Private in car instruction will be available at an hourly rate and must be booked ahead of time. Avoid the dangers of open lapping days and come lap with PADA in a controlled fun environment where everyone is respectful of each others skill level and are always willing to help out.​


What You Will Receive:

  • Open Lapping Time
  • Private Instruction Available at $75/Hour

Benefits Over "Open Lapping"

  • Safer and More Relaxed Atmosphere
  • More Time on Track (Maximum of 25-30 Attendees)
  • Professional Marshals and Enforcement of Passing Rules, Flags, Etc.
  • Complementary Adhoc Advice Available from PADA Team
  • Complementary Photos and Videos of Event

Details

Location:
Toronto Motorsports Park (TMP) - 1040 Kohler Road in Cayuga, Ontario

Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (DDT) - 3233 Concession Road #10 Clarington, Ontario, L1C 3K6


Cost:

$169.00 (TMP) / $339.00 (DDT)

Add in car instruction for $75 per hour


For 2019

We Will Be Partnering with Raser Motorsports Again This Year For Our Open Lapping Days: https://www.raser.ca/events-1  

Winter Karting League

2019/2020 winter karting league

PADA is proud to announce our 2019/2020 Winter Karting Series. We will be running a series of 3 events that will allow you to pit your driving skills head to head against your friends and our PADA instructors!


*** EXCITING NEWS *** 

New for this year, we will be moving to an enduro format which will allow you to get the same amount of laps per event (60) and compete in a team of 4. Enduro's add a fun new element to the event and ensures there is less waiting time in between sessions. 


Event Format:

- Participants will be grouped in teams of 4 based on qualifying times

- Each team of 4 will run a continuous 220 lap enduro race with live driver change pit stops

- Winning team will be the one who completes the most laps


Why Kart with PADA:
- We Offer Faster Karts Than Regular Public Speeds
- We Offer Free Instruction from PADA Instructors

details

Where: 

Formula Kartways 

79 Bramsteele Rd, Brampton ON L6W 3K6 - All Events Run From 9am - 12pm


Dates: 

  • Nov 23rd, 2019
  • Jan 18th, 2020
  • Feb 22nd, 2020


Cost:

  • $80.00 (Taxes Incl.) Per Person Per Event
  • $225.00 (Taxes Incl.) 3 Event Series Registration (Save $15)

Special Events

private and corporate events

From the ultimate team building events to private corporate marketing functions and manufacturer days, Pinnacle Advanced Driving Academy can offer an "experience" to remember. 


Contact us to discuss your requirements and our team can put together a customized package to fit your budget and desired results.

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