Steel Cities Region of the SCCA runs at Pitt Race in Beaver County, and typically runs 10 events per year, as well as schools and National Events, being an individual chapter of the nationally recognized Sports Car Club of America (SCCA). Typical events run $30-$45, with 6+ runs, personalized instruction, and passengers allowed.
NHSCC is an independent club which has been running at the North Park Pool since 1957. They hold 8 or 9 events per year, mostly in the spring and fall. Typical events run $30-$40 with 4 or 5 runs. No passengers permitted unless a registered driver for the event and all vehicles must have current state inspection.
Allegheny Highlands Region of the SCCA runs both AutoX and RallyX events in Indiana, Cambria, and Somerset Counties just to the East of Pittsburgh. They are also an individual chapter of the nationally recognized Sports Car Club of America (SCCA). Typical events run $30-$40, with 5+ runs for AutoX, and passengers allowed.
Pitt Race (the same venue as the Steel Cities SCCA events) holds their own Low Key, non-competition test & tune style events on the smaller, original portion of the VDA. They usually run 6 events per year, with Snowcross AutoX style events in the winter (weather permitting). Events are $40, with 6+ runs. New for 2018, you may have passengers as long as they are 18+, have a matching seat (e.g. if the driver's seat has a 5 point harness, the passenger's seat must also), and have an approved helmet.
The Allegheny Region of the nationally recognized Porsche Club of America holds their AutoX events at either the Greensburg-Jeannette Airport (formerly Bouquet Airport) or at Pitt Race. They typically run up to 3 events per year. Events are $40, with 6+ runs.
NOTE: You do NOT need a Porsche to run most events.
Misery Bay Region of the SCCA runs at Lake Erie Speedway just outside of Erie, PA in North East, PA. Their events typically start a little later in the day, so it's easy for Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo Area folks to make the drive.
Central PA Region of the SCCA runs at Mid State Airport and CPI in Centre County, PA between Clearfield and State College. They also host the Cone Killer Classic every July, which is a large event held at Mid-State Airport on an almost mile long course featuring some of the fastest drivers from the entire state.
Akron Sports Car Club is an independent club that runs most of their events at the newly constructed Dragway 42 site about 40 minutes west of Akron. They will also begin running events at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio in 2019. Their events are a bit unique, as the courses feature higher speeds than a typical AutoX course while being laid out on a series of service roads. It's somewhat of a mix between TrackX and AutoX. Usually 5 runs or more. Passengers are allowed, but usually for a $5-$10 fee.
NEOhio SCCA runs their AutoX events in Eastlake, OH just outside of Cleveland at the Captain's Lot of Captain's Stadium, home of the Lake Erie Captains which are the Cleveland Indians' Single A affiliate.
The Ohio Valley Region of the SCCA runs their AutoX events at National Trails Raceway in Hebron, OH - about halfway between Zanesville and Columbus just off I-70. The site is the parking area for a drag strip and typically features fantastic onsite food vendors.
Opened in June 2016 and located at the Monroeville Mall, Steel City Indoor Karting provides year round seat time in electric karts. While not quite as fast as the new OTL karts at Three Rivers Indoor Karting, the layout includes some Autocross friendly elements such as slaloms, a wide variety of turning radiuses (or radii if you're fluent in Latin), and kart adjustability in terms of seat placement and steering wheel placement. All necessary equipment is provided as part of the rental, and pricing is typically $12.50-$20.00 per race.
Opened in November 2018 and located at the Leetsdale Industrial Park off 65 just outside of Sewickley, Three Rivers Karting also provides year round seat time in electric karts. These are the fastest electric karts in the area. They also have a few different course configurations to keep it fresh depending on the season and/or day of the week. All necessary equipment is provided as part of the rental, and pricing is typically $12.50-$20.00 per race.
Pitt Race also offers kart rentals on its world famous .82 mile Wilson Circuit. While these are gas powered karts instead of electric karts, these aren't your typical "Fun Fore All" style karts, as these reach speeds up to 45 MPH. Be sure to check the hours on their website, as the track is frequently rented out for private events/practice and is used for national karting events. All necessary equipment is provided as part of the rental, and pricing is typically $20.25-$22.50 per race.