NASA offers a variety of programs and license types, please read the descriptions below to understand which license you wish to apply for. A NASA License IS NOT required to run in any HPDE Groups.
NASA Competition License - Drivers wishing to compete in one of the several wheel-to-wheel racing classes can apply for a NASA Competition License. Demonstrating competence in NASA’s HPDE program, successful completion of competition school, and passing a written test on NASA’s Club Codes and Regulations is required to obtain a competition license.
NASA Time Trial License - Drivers who rise up through NASA’s HDPE program and wish to compete for the fastest lap time can apply for a Time Trial License.
NASA TREC License (Team Racing Endurance Challenge) - After successfully completing (4) TREC events you can apply for TREC license. Completing (6) TREC events with your TREC license establishes a path to a NASA Competition License. Anyone that has driven in five (5) or more endurance races (within the past three years) outside NASA, may apply for a TREC competition license
NASA Instructor License - An instructor’s license allows you to teach the fundamentals to incoming HPDE students. A NASA instructor’s license brings with it the responsibility for safely teaching the fundamentals of high-performance driving to novices in a way that makes it fun.
All applicants must complete and submit this form.
1) Select the license type you wish to apply for and fill out the required information on the next page. Upon submission, you will receive a confirmation email.
2) The NASA Staff will review your application and notify you if there is additional information needed.
3) Once approved, your Regional Director will issue your license.
Please allow up to 10 business days to process your application.
All NASA License types are valid for the calendar year indicated on the license. The competitor is responsible to keep his/her license current. It is recommended that licenses be renewed at least 30 days before the first event entered, in order to allow time for processing.
It is the applicant's responsibility to submit the required documents to NASA. Any missing, incomplete, or incorrect information will delay processing your Competition License