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If the prospects of track driving are a little too daunting, or if the price is a little too steep, give autocrossing a try. It's cheaper, the speeds are lower, so there is less wear on your car, and cars run the course one at a time, so you don't have faster cars scrambling to pass you. Plus, the risk of crashing your car is virtually nonexistent. Autocross courses are usually set up in open areas with very few things to hit. However, the skills needed to successfully pilot the course are just as demanding as track driving-early and late apex corners, trail braking, and car control all apply on the autocross course. SCCA and NASA hold autocross events at venues nationwide.