Race cars end up with a bunch of equipment hanging from the cages. Mirrors, cameras, fire bottle pull handles, water bottles, radios, steering wheel hooks, etc etc. However, these seemingly-simple hunks of metal are often frustratingly expensive. I’m not mad … Continue reading Quick Tip: Rollcage/bar Mounting Brackets – Affordable Options DO EXIST
Buying and selling parts is the lifeblood of the Trackday and racing market. Whether we’re looking to upgrade, repair, or just hoard amass giant piles of spares, we are always on the lookout for good deals. In-person swap meets were … Continue reading Don’t get ROBBED. Beware the FAKE Facebook store!
There are a LOT of built road-racing 1990-2005 Miatas, many sporting “Spec Miata” decals but many others with a whole mix of things. SSM, ST6, STL, etc. What do they all mean? I’ve said it a few hundred times on … Continue reading What do ALL the Different names for SPEC Miata Mean? SMT, SSM, etc) and WHERE can I race them?
Fuel jugs can be one of those unexpected “Oh yeah” expenses if you’re making the jump from driving your car to the track, to trailering it. It’s safe to say that most track cars transported on trailers no longer have … Continue reading Fuel Jugs for the track – Do you need expensive Fast-Flow or can you use what’s already in your shed?
Fire Systems are a hot topic. Show me an article about fire systems and I’ll show you several paragraphs talking about their importance. We can preach and debate endlessly about the need for fire systems: Their importance, how often they … Continue reading A Budget Racer’s Fire System Shopping Guide – How to minimize expensive maintenance and avoid being surprised at Tech Inspection this year
Looking to get serious about Alignments for your Track or Race car but don’t have the budget for frequent shop alignments OR expensive equipment? Good News: Accurate track alignments are doable just by hobbling together some scrap metal and string, … Continue reading 11 Essential parts for doing Race Car ALIGNMENTS in YOUR Garage, for just a few bucks: Without any expensive, specialty tools
Looking to hear more from No Money Motorsports? The first good news is: We have several new posts coming this offseason. Look for posts like DIY Alignment Rigs, Fire System info, Where I get my gear, Info on Trackday Insurance, … Continue reading Want to hear more from No Money Motorsports? Follow our Instagram
Around the holidays, countless “Best gifts for car guy/gal” articles appear… just in time for requests for wish lists from the significant other and parents. However, the articles I find are always full of car wax, $300 leather motoring gloves, … Continue reading The 37 Gifts that Car enthusiasts and Track Day people actually want.
Here we are with another installment about: Trackside Food: Eating well, on a budget. You’ve probably heard me say in the previous food posts: I love a good trackside BBQ, but I rarely eat meat at home so a 3 … Continue reading Bring your own food to Track Days – Another “unusual” option – PIZZA. Part 3
So you want to get on a race track. You may be here for a bunch of reasons, perhaps you bought a fast car and want to stretch its legs. Maybe you want to become a “pro” racer. Maybe you … Continue reading The ULTIMATE Track-Day Guide. How to get on a Race Track NOW! (And what do do when you get there)