Common among track days beginners are cars with noses taped up like they’re about to duel with a sandblaster. There’s nothing wrong with this, and I don’t blame them for wishing to protect their pride and joy… but I don’t … Continue reading Windshield chipped on at a Track Day? Save it for CHEAP before it’s too late with the best cheap Windshield Repair Kit
Last week, we shared a guest post by Amanda Leahy with great strategies to save money at the track, by bringing your own food. Amanda had some great tips and I thought I should share a couple of my own … Continue reading Bring your own food to Track Days – Save money while eating better. Part 2
Amanda Leahy (Instagram @livelaughmiata) messaged me a while back with a great suggestion to post with strategies to save money at the track: by bringing your own food. With Trackday norms changing so quickly due to Covid-19 (bans of large … Continue reading Guest Post: Bring your own food to the track -Avoid the shock of overpriced mediocre food.
I was having a conversation with a friend who thinks that I am very good driver (much too generously on his end). He claims I am held back by not having and maintaining a top prepped engine for my class, … Continue reading No Money Motorsports Tip #1 – The Money Spent to Fun ratio.
Near global shelter-in-place orders put a serious damper on the 2020 track day and racing season. This entire situation evolved so fast that many of us were only weeks from our first track day of the year before this indefinite … Continue reading The CHEAPEST Racing Simulator (Gaming) setup: What you need and how much you need to spend
It finally feels like spring is here, spent some time working on updated vinyl. Hand cutting numbers is fun, but I really enjoy laying out vinyl details. Still have a couple more layers to do, but it’s coming together… I … Continue reading Coffee Brake: Vinyl Updates
Unless you are one of the lucky ones with local track events running all year long, we have entered the offseason. By the last event in November, my car, my budget, and myself are all ready for a bit of … Continue reading Post 22: Podcasts for auto racing fans
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.
Anyone else happen to get any great Cyber Monday deals? Crazy deals can obviously be a big Money trap. Just because something is heavily discounted, doesn’t necessarily mean it’s smart to spend your money on it. The smart buys are … Continue reading Cyber Monday Bonus – Buy Track Day gift cards early and save a ton of money
The coffee “brake” is a shorter midweek post with random content, whether it’s a question for you, a some news, some cool artwork, or maybe a burnout video. This week’s Coffee Brake: A followup to our last post about radios … Continue reading Coffee Brake – Cell phones as race radios?