Originally Posted by aus
It's worth doing, especially if it's free, but if I were paying for it, I'd do a local BMWCCA track event. You have to use your own helmet, but that's only around $250-300 and you don't have to worry about what someone else may have in their hair who wore it before you.
The instruction I got at a CCA track event was much better since there was an instructor with you all the time, in every car. It's much cheaper too.
You get a new helmet, at least at the 2 day event, so you don't have to worry about cooties.