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How Best to Get to Know a Track? Walk it!

When you want to get to know a track that’s new to you, walking it is one of the best ways. And doing it with the advice of expert driving coaches who know it well is even better! Here are videos of  track walks with Speed Secrets’ Ross Bentley and Peter Krause. Each video covers … Read moreHow Best to Get to Know a Track? Walk it!

Remember the big Sinkhole at GM’s Corvette Museum?

Exactly five years ago on February 12, 2014, a huge sinkhole opened up in the center of GM’s Corvette Museum, swallowing 8 classic Corvettes. You may remember the news. Since then, GM has recovered and restored the cars, and repaired the museum floor, at a total cost of $3.2 million. In addition they built a … Read moreRemember the big Sinkhole at GM’s Corvette Museum?

A New, Hot Cadillac in Your Future?

In recent years, in case you haven’t noticed, Cadillac has become a significant player in the area of high-performance automobiles. Gone are the days when most owners of Cadillacs were old rich guys who drove them around at 30 MPH. Over the past 20 years or so Cadillac has built some sophisticated and very exciting … Read moreA New, Hot Cadillac in Your Future?

Website Review – tirerack.com – Great Prices and Great Advice on Tires & Wheels. Suspension Parts Available, too

Tires and Wheels When you need to buy racing tires – and you will, if you do any amount of racing – The Tire Rack is an excellent place to do it. Your local tire shop, even if it’s a high volume dealer, is unlikely to stock specialty tires or be able to get them at … Read moreWebsite Review – tirerack.com – Great Prices and Great Advice on Tires & Wheels. Suspension Parts Available, too

Hillclimbing – A Unique Type of Road Racing!

Hillclimbing is a popular type of competition among many sports car clubs who operate in hilly areas. It’s essentially a time trial (meaning one car at a time competing for the fastest time) road race up a steep mountain road. My own experience is with the Sports Car Club of NH (SCCNH) who sponsors two … Read moreHillclimbing – A Unique Type of Road Racing!

What Type of Sports Car Racing is for You?

So Many Ways to Compete with, and Otherwise Enjoy, Your Car! There are many types of sports car racing events, and other ways to enjoy your car. Since I’m familiar mostly with Autocrossing and Hillclimbing, I discuss those in detail in posts I’ve written (or will write).  Other types of racing events – drag racing, … Read moreWhat Type of Sports Car Racing is for You?

Autocrossing – An Inexpensive and Fun Way to Begin Racing

Autocrossing is the entry point for many low-budget drivers starting out on the journey of enjoying their cars for more than transportation. For the cost of a club membership, an accurate tire gauge, a helmet (can usually be borrowed, or buy one here) and little else, you can begin to experience the thrill of driving … Read moreAutocrossing – An Inexpensive and Fun Way to Begin Racing