So you want to get on a race track. You may be here for a bunch of reasons, perhaps you bought a fast car and want to stretch its legs. Maybe you want to become a “pro” racer. Maybe you … Continue reading The ULTIMATE Track-Day Guide. How to get on a Race Track NOW! (And what do do when you get there)
Track days are a significant departure from what people consider “normal”. There aren’t many parallels where you can do something so extreme, with so much responsibility, while also having so much FUN. Since my first time at the track (and … Continue reading Top 15 “First Track Day” FAQ’s – All you need to know in order to get yourself driving on a race track.
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)
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.
Some aspects of tech inspection may come off as excessive but every rule is in place for some reason or other. Last post discussed the 15 most common reasons for tech inspection failures. Apparently the fire in the video below … Continue reading Coffee Brake: One example why track day tech inspection is important
15 of the most common problems that our local tech inspectors find; from minor quick fixes to weekend ending issues. No one wants to show up at HPDE tech inspection only to be sent away to fix a few items, or worse- sent home. Continue reading The 15 most common reasons why cars fail tech inspection: Post 27
Whether you have a roadster, factory built performance car, family sedan, or fuel sipping economy car; this post will discuss why you shouldn’t do any upgrades to it before coming to the track. Continue reading The 6 most important reasons why you shouldn’t modify your car before your first track day: Post 26
A Valentine’s poem for you. Don’t forget; A track day can be a great couple’s activity! Continue reading Coffee Brake : Valentine’s Edition:
I often see people post “I’m signing up for my first track day this summer, I plan on doing these upgrades, what else should I do?”
The short answer is, don’t upgrade a thing. Check out this simple list, make sure your maintenance is up to date and save your money for more track days, brakes, and tires. Continue reading Simple First Trackday checklist: Don’t forget these important items for your big day! (And some to NOT stress about)
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: This weekend is my local NASA Region’s last … Continue reading Coffee Break – Season Finale