High Performance Driving Education (HPDE)
If you are interested in learning the basics of High Performance Driving, or simply want to drive your car on a racetrack in a controlled and professionally staffed environment, then NASA’s HPDE is for you. NASA HPDE gives drivers a chance to test their skills and learn from NASA's cadre of experienced instructors in a venue designed for safe spirited driving far away from the risks present on the street. Our HPDE program has become the standard for the 'open track' industry and features multiple skill levels to ensure that drivers are able to enjoy a safe and fun day at the track. NASA Great Lakes region HPDE is not a competitive, timed or racing event. HPDE is High Performance Driver Education. NASA Great Lakes region HPDE is not a competitive, timed or racing event. HPDE is High Performance Driver Education.
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PASSENGER SEAT required for HPDE 1 & 2 and HIGHLY recommended for HPDE 3 & 4.
NASA Great Lakes HPDE System Video | HPDE 1 through HPDE 4