Over the last few years, I’ve both implied and said it explicitly: Spec Classes are THE way to go if you want to go racing, with VERY few exceptions. The affordability of spec classes makes them more attainable, so there … Continue reading Spec Miata vs Spec E30 – Which is the BEST spec racing class? 13 factors to see what is best.
A Race car is so heavily modified from its standardized, factory-delivered condition, that a properly detailed for-sale ad is significantly more important than one for a Toyota Camry commuter. Despite this, the internet is FULL of terrible ads for race cars. Read on for 14 MOST important Details to include when selling your race car Continue reading Selling a Race Car? The 14 MOST important details to include (And more importantly – PHOTOGRAPH) to make a good for sale ad
One of the single biggest conversations among Spec Miata drivers, fans, and random people on the internet is How much does a Spec Miata COST? There are Spec Miatas around for every type of Budget: How much do you really need to spend to get into SM? Continue reading How Much does a Spec Miata Cost? -A simplified buyer’s guide for Club Racing’s most popular class.
No matter how we spin it, Track Days are an expensive hobby. It takes some serious cash to be able to participate, but if you are wise with your spending you can stretch your dollar and get a lot more … Continue reading The 15 MOST effective tips to SPEND LESS on Track Days and Racing. Maximize your Track Time.
Swapping tires on a budget? A tire machine can Quickly pay for itself : Check out this post for important tips and info when shopping for your own. Hint: It may be cheaper than you think. Continue reading Swapping tires on a budget? A tire machine can Quickly pay for itself : Important tips and info when shopping for your own
Our last post, Buying used Safety Gear: Which items are worth it, and which to avoid discussed used safety gear. Still have questions? I reached out to David Phillips at Race Image with a few more questions about Used Racing Suits: Is … Continue reading Important Information about buying Used Racing Suits: -An Interview with Race Image
Is used safety gear a dangerous, hot, stinky mistake, or savvy way to save a lot of cash? I break down 6 different items and whether you should look for pre owned models or just buy new Continue reading Buying used Safety Gear: Which items are worth it, and which to avoid: Post 33
Budget Racing Gear Shopping List Need safety gear but overwhelmed with the options? You can ask friends, try on their gear, go to speed shops… Or just use this guide. This post is a simple shopping list with a few … Continue reading Budget Racing Gear Shopping List – The 7 Essential items you need to go Wheel to Wheel Racing: Post 32
One thing you may notice with racing equipment is that they often don’t have a warranty, it is hard to find, or the warranty listed isn’t very good. I’d assume that this is mostly as a form of liability insurance … Continue reading Coffee Brake: Customer Service saves the day with a glove issue
It is possible to go wheel-to-wheel racing while staying at or below $1,500 for all your gear: Without compromising safety. Continue reading The Budget Safety Gear YOU need for Track Days and Racing: Post 31