A Hero’s Story – A Racer Escapes from a Fiery Crash, Only to Go...

On Thursday at the NASA Championships during open practice for the German Touring Series, Greg Panik was driving his blue GTS1 Porsche 944, entering...

Balancing Marriage and Racing

Lots of racers balance their engines for optimum performance. But how many of them balance their personal relationships with their significant others for even...

Second Floor – For Less Than the Cost of a Set of Tires, You...

See if you have heard this one before. A guy gets involved deeply enough in HPDE that he buys an open trailer to tote...

Big Goals, Thin Wallet – How to Run up Front on a Tiny Budget

No matter what class you compete in, racing costs 15 percent more than you have. Money will always be a big problem, so spending...

Taking Racing off the Streets

MotorGospel Ministries’ Aaron Schwartzbart partners with local law enforcement and NASA SoCal to create a winning anti-street-racing campaign. Angel Rodriguez was in handcuffs in police...

The Tire Rack One Lap of America: A Driver’s Diary

2021 One Lap by the numbers: 8 days, 10 tracks, 17 states, 20 scored events, 76 vehicles, 3,678 grueling miles and … a Ford...

Wristband Hack

Credit for this tip goes to NASA SoCal’s Ryan Althoff, who is an HPDE instructor and a racer. He takes a Sharpie marker and...

Regional Spotlight: NASA Central at Ozarks International Raceway

Walking the paddock during the NASA Central event in June at Ozarks International Raceway, one thing you might have noticed is that the least-common...

Understanding Weight Transfer

What is weight transfer? A car at rest distributes its weight over the four tires. When you accelerate, the front gets lighter – an...

Retiring from HPDE

“One thing Lewis Hamilton has in common with every other racer is that his career will end. Mine pretty much has,” wrote Ross Bentley,...

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