Compact Octane 400cc Monitor Day Aug. 19 At Streets Of Willow – Roadracing World Journal


Compact Octane: Bringing massive enjoyable again into your monitor day expertise with small sizes.

Los Angeles, CA — Compact Octane is a newly based SoCal based mostly track-day supplier that has been created to provide riders a extra distinctive and completely different track-day expertise. Right here at Compact Octane we cater to machines with displacements of 400cc and beneath. The result’s pure enjoyable and freedom for our “little” bikes. Little bikes present BIG enjoyable, and our aim is to fill the monitor up with nothing however compact bikes leading to a a lot safer surroundings and expertise.

Our founders Matt LaPaglia, Heath Cofran and Matt Testa all come from an extended historical past on two wheels. LaPaglia started driving at 8 years previous and was pushed by that zeal into his grownup years bringing him to the famend race membership WSMC, racing for ten years, with appearances in CCS, WERA and AMA in addition to working in Motorsports his total profession. Heath began somewhat later in life however bought on the throttle quick, coming into his first race in 2012 and was crowed AHRMA Pacific Champ in 2013. As knowledgeable business rider for a few years, Heath’s passions lengthen from rider teaching to rider physique and psychological health. Testa brings a ardour and degree of excellence from the music business as a multi-Grammy Award profitable music engineer to motorsports with the very best degree of technical experience realizing solely learn how to win!

We cater to trace riders with machines which can be 400cc and beneath, however why do you ask?

One crisp April monitor day in Southern California, our founders had been driving within the quick group on their beneath 400cc bikes. They’re decently fast riders and will cross some bigger cc bikes in corners. One in all these bigger cc bikes determined he didn’t like that and blew previous our founders late coming right into a flip and hitting certainly one of them. At that time, we knew one thing needed to be performed so riders with these smaller cc bikes may journey collectively in concord and have a BLAST collectively. And, since there was nothing on the market like this, COMPACT OCTANE was born. Small CC, BIG enjoyable is what we wish to say. We additionally cater to NEW riders on the monitor as a result of in the event you’re new, this may are typically intimidating. Our staff is pushed to assist new and skilled riders and make this as FUN as doable!

August nineteenth, 2023 — Compact Octane heads to The Streets of Willow at Willow Springs Worldwide Raceway for his or her first occasion of 2023 on August nineteenth.

Compact Octane will run a 3 group format.

A Group can be geared in direction of superior and quick riders on machines underneath 400cc.

B Group can be for our newbie and new monitor riders on machines underneath 400cc.

O Group (Open Group/Above 400cc) will permit for bigger bikes to hitch the day however have their very own group to take pleasure in, this group is supposed for intermediate to superior riders.

For these new to trace driving, Compact Octane is devoted to offering the right security and instruction by means of our free New Monitor Rider Orientation. Now we have coaches out there all day to assist new riders navigate the monitor and perceive the fundamentals of monitor driving.

We’re very excited to have teamed up with Alpinestars to supply loaner security gear for these new riders in want. You may reserve a swimsuit throughout enroll on our web site.

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