Originally Posted by nullspace
I'm passing on the free school. I have several years of track experience, and from other people's descriptions I think you could get just as much from a single day of autocross. I can see how the M school would be useful if you're just getting started. Even then, I wouldn't spend too much money on a plane ticket. Otherwise I think you're better off going to several autocross events and getting a lot more practice.
I'm in the same boat. The 1 day school definitely doesn't seem worth the cross country trip. The 2 day school sounds like it might be a fun experience, but for the money I can do a lot of autox/track days around here, so I'm going to pass.