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 more How Best to Get to Know a Track? Walk it!
Here’s a link to the latest calendar of events from MotorsportReg.com. The header on the calendar says it’s for events near Merrimack, NH. I actually set the calendar to show events anywhere, even though the search is centered on Merrimack. On the left column of the linked page, you can refine the search for your … Read more The Next Sports Car Event near You!
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 more Hillclimbing – A Unique Type of Road Racing!
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 more What Type of Sports Car Racing is for You?
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 more Autocrossing – An Inexpensive and Fun Way to Begin Racing