Read the rule book on prosolo gridding. But some common things.
You will be paired in the morning against someone (or not if you are the last odd car). You are gridded by your number. If there are numbers 33, 47, 91, 85, and 99 in your class, 33 would be number 1 and pair up against car 47. Car 99 would run alone. The left lane is the first lane, so 33 would run the left first.
There are two gridding areas. You need to first go to PreGrid. There are two lanes marked with number spots. There will be a sign saying PREGRID and a number sheet showing the car assignments. Sometimes a person has the job of telling you. It's also kinda obvious based on your car number when other cars are already there.
DO NOT BE LATE TO GRID. You need to be there 30 minutes before you run. When exactly do you run? Hard to say, so stay aleart. If you are not in PREGRID when the cars are pulled forward to GRID, you should lose your first two runs.
Relax in Pregrid. Enjoy the company. Be aware of who you are gridded against. Not much to do here but wait and worry.
As the GRID lanes in front of you empty, you need to be ready to pull forward. Someone with the official shirt on will call the cars forward into grid. Now it's getting close to GO TIME.
Make sure your pressures are set and you are ready. You should get a two minute and maybe a 1 minute warning. Your class should then be called up to the lights at the same time.
Make sure you are ready to go. Make sure are staged against the right person. Take a glance over and make sure. If it's the last car from the previous class, just reverse out of the lights and wait.
When it's time, pull foward and do the launch thing. Have a friend help to note your RTs and 60 foot times if they announce them. It helps to hear how close you are and if you need to adjust your launch. If you redlight and you waited until the last yellow light, make sure you are staged as far back as you can be. Otherwise, you might want to wait for the light to be more lit.
After you make one run, you finish and switch sides and run the opposing side. *NOTE*... we used to do this: You then finish and pull back into GRID. At this point, you will have run ONE LEFT and ONE RIGHT. You grid on the same side you finished on.
. Now we run all 4 runs in a row.
If you have a co-driver, you need to pull the car into the 2nd driver GRID lanes (they are marked). For the most part, it seems to not matter much if you pick LEFT or RIGHT for the second driver. Later on, this can be a tactical move on your part.
After you (single driver) or the co-driver has finished the runs, YOU HAVE to go to IMPOUND. Look for someone pointing where to go.