Tire Testing – Behind the Scenes

What do you, the racer, track day driver or time attack competitor want from a tire? Maximum traction seems to be a good starting...

Gutting a Door

Without a doubt, the biggest expense in building a racecar from a production car is having the roll cage installed. That step in the...

A New Take on Predictive Performance Data

The path to quicker lap times ultimately involves data. From inside the car, it typically involves a display with predictive lap timing and how...

Setting Air Pressures for HPDE

You made it to your first track day. It is something you have been waiting to do for a long time, and you finally...

Fender Rolling The Easy Way

When you build a racecar or lower a street car, you often end up with tires that rub on the fenders and quarter panels....

Reinventing the Clutch

For all practical purposes, the automotive clutch that has been in use for much of the last century was conceived by the Borg &...

Flight of the Valkyrie: Part 1

The Valkyrie Autosport Nissan GT-R is the only one of its kind in all of NASA racing, but believe it or not, it’s not...

Understanding Oil Coolers

When engine output rises beyond a certain threshold per liter of displacement, an oil cooler becomes more important, critical even. There is a lot...

The Last Dash You’ll Ever Need

Anyone who has come up through the NASA ladder probably knows how the progression works. You take your street car to a few HPDE...

HPDE46: Front Sway Bar Links

Here’s a quick project that will noticeably perk up the handling on an E46, one of the most popular platforms in NASA racing and...

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