Online conversations about Spec Miata are often steered by a few voices at the utmost top of the class. Prep shops and top drivers flaunt their impressive resumes and hard earned experience to show they are the end-all for Spec … Continue reading Ultimate Spec Miata Handbook for BUDGET racers
Just a few weeks ago, I posted about an alternative to ARP wheel studs. Someone from the Spec Miata community, Bill Agha replied to my post that he will have his own soon, from his company Dfuser. “Soon” has arrived, … Continue reading An Alternative Miata Wheel Stud Source – Dfuser Motorsports – Affordable, Available, and from a Racer.
This list was put together as a guide along the lines of: “Are you new to Spec Miata? Check out this list to see what has worked for me”. This is intended as a starting point for those new to … Continue reading Basic Spec Miata Maintenance Guide
How to be a sprint race radio spotter: Radio spotters are expected in professional racing like NASCAR, but they are a surprisingly helpful resource during even a club level sprint-race. How? What can spotters do during a Sprint Race? The … Continue reading How to be a Sprint-Racing Radio Spotter
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.
Spec Miata Resource List: Trackbox Spares Most track junkies spend all of their “normal” life just waiting for their time to head to the track. While most weekends go off without a hitch, the occasional problem can become a serious … Continue reading The Ultimate Must-Have Spares List for Spec Miata – 33 things I make sure to pack (and a few that I don’t)
Fulfilling your dream of RACING is not as hard (or expensive) as you may think Two common questions I get are “How do I get sponsors?” (which I answered HERE) and “How can I get a license and go RACING“. … Continue reading How to go RACING – 4 Popular paths to earning a competition racing license.
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
Brakes are THE most important system on your vehicle (Safety gear is a close second). Engines are important, but if yours doesn’t work, you just can’t get moving…. oh well. If you have brake issues, you can’t slow down. However, … Continue reading The 17 BIGGEST mistakes you can make with your brakes on (And off) track
Sponsorship. I’m going to open this post with a hard Truth: Road Racing “Sponsors” are NOTHING like what 99% of people think they are. Everyone from the outside thinks we all have “sponsors”. Many people think sponsorship is easy: Company … Continue reading Racing Sponsors. How it REALLY works, what it really is, and how to get it.