When is it time to replace cracked brake rotors? If you’re ever in the mall parking lot and see a stickered up car that looks like a track car… A peek at the brake rotors may be one way to … Continue reading Heat Checking- When it’s time to replace your brake rotors: Post 29
Monday’s post was why you shouldn’t modify your car before going to the track. Instead your time and money may be better spent on doing track days and keeping up with regular maintenance. Brake pads and fluid fall into the … Continue reading Coffee Brake: Check your brake pads
The Spec Miata Post: Is Spec Miata the BEST class in racing? I think so. Is it perfect? Certainly not, but there is SO much going for it. You can get great competition and great bang for your buck. To … Continue reading 5 Reasons why Spec Miata is the best class in budget racing… maybe ALL racing.
In racing, action cameras have gone from rare, to regular, to required. General track days do not require cameras, but more and more people are using them. While I personally think they are little more than an unneeded distraction for … Continue reading 4 Reasons to use your cell phone to record track video, and how to overcome any minor issues.
Welcome to our final track hauler post for a while. If you were enjoying the truck posts, we will have plenty follow ups and trailer specific posts down the line, but after this we’re getting back to the cars. In … Continue reading Truly Unique Haulers – Get to the race track in style and comfort
This week we’re doing something a bit different. We have a guest writer: NASA Honda Challenge Racer, Volunteer extraordinaire, and generally nice guy Steve Simmons shared his love story with his spare toy/tow vehicle, Jeep Grand Cherokee. Enjoy The … Continue reading Post 19: Steve’s Cheep Jeep
My last post may have been surprising to many of my readers… How could a blog about not spending money possibly suggest buying new or nearly new SUV’s for at least $30,000-60,000+? Let’s get back to our roots with this … Continue reading Towing to the track with an Older SUV or Van
My friends and I spend a lot of time debating the best way to get their racecar to the track. Some people can’t stomach buying a truck as an extra vehicle, especially those with somewhat limited parking space. An alternative … Continue reading Towing to the track in comfort with your Family SUV
Okay, now that we’ve established that you should tow your racecar to the track…we need to figure out which truck is the best for the job. What I looked for in a truck: Trucks are EXPENSIVE. Trucks cost a crazy amount … Continue reading Post 16.5 The Best Budget Tow Vehicle, and why.
A wiser man than me once said, “before you even start looking to buy or build a full racecar, you should already have a truck and trailer.” I’m cheap though, like very cheap… so I didn’t like hearing that… Including … Continue reading 6 reasons to Tow to the track: Driving your race car to the track may be simple but is it worth the risks?