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 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!
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 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