The world of racing harnesses is a complicated one: Harness prices begin below $100 then climb to and over $700. There are multiple ratings, belt widths, latch mechanisms, attachment methods, and on and on. And that’s all within one brand! … Continue reading Race HARNESS buyers guide – Get a comfortable, safe harness for Track Days and racing – without going broke.
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
One of the more common questions to come up when someone begins shopping for a Spec Miata is: “Which is the best year car for Spec Miata?” To sum it up in a couple sentences: Buy the first NA or … Continue reading Which year Spec Miata is the BEST?
EDIT: Dangit, Bill sold out his entire “lifetime sized” order in a couple months. Last estimate I heard is April 2023 for more availability: I’ll update this post when they’re available again! For now, 1320 performance studs are in stock … 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)
The tracks I usually go to are anywhere from 1.5 to 6 hours away. None of them are really “drive home that night” range, so some sort of lodging is essential. You may be lucky enough to have a “Home … Continue reading 11 Reasons Why you SHOULD CAMP at the Race Track on Track Weekends.
Trying to look good at the track, in the garage, or just on the couch? Long awaited shirts are here: Some fresh designs, some re-releases of classics. Head on over to the STORE and see if anything fits you. Those … Continue reading Shirts are here! Look cool at the track (and everywhere else) with some HPDE and Racing themed shirts.