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.
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)
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.
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.
I love cell phones for video, but one advantage of Go-Pro cameras is the tough case that allows for mounting in dangerous places. I mounted this camera in the grill of my Miata for this video, about 8″ off the … Continue reading Coffee Brake: Glen video
“But I want a fast car!” “Look, if I’m going to do track days, I want a FAST CAR… some stupid Mazda, Honda, or old BMW won’t be fast enough for me” I hear you, you want to tell … Continue reading Tortoise or the Hare – What is better, a fast car or a slow car? Post 10
The car you choose to drive on track may be the single most important factor in keeping an affordable track budget. Miata is not the only answer, but it is obviously the best answer (Though I may be slightly biased) … Continue reading Best Track Car on a budget – The 4 essential things to look for: Post 9