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!
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Here’s an interesting driver’s view video (5.5 minutes) of a Camaro ZL1 dueling with a Porsche 911 GT3 RS at Thunder Hill Raceway. The Camaro stays with the Porsche, except for lagging a bit on some of the longer straights, but can’t pass him. Enjoy!
Whatever type of racing you do, preparation of your car is extremely important. You can learn all the racing techniques in the world. You can select with great care and research the car you race While it may not be the first place you think of when you’re selecting supplies, accessories and parts, Amazon … Read more Preparing Your Car to Race
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 more Remember the big Sinkhole at GM’s Corvette Museum?
In several posts on this site, I’ve mentioned that tires are among the most significant factors in racing performance. Think about it! In all racing you’re driving your car as fast as you can maintain control of it. Or maybe, as fast as it will go!. When you lose control, the cause is usually the … Read more Best Tires for Your Type of Racing?
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!
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 more Website Review – tirerack.com – Great Prices and Great Advice on Tires & Wheels. Suspension Parts Available, too
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?
Why Should You Pay Attention to me? After about 12 years of Autocrossing, I discovered Hillclimbing on an exciting weekend in September 2010 at Mt. Ascutney, VT – driving up a 20 MPH scenic tourist road at speeds near 100 MPH (100+ for more powerful cars – not mine)! Since then, while continuing to race … Read more About John