Installing Stainless Steel Brake Hoses on a Mazda Miata for Increased Stopping Power

Several things happen when you stand on the brakes hard. Foremost, the system takes the energy of momentum and transduces it into heat, and...

Vehicle Scales, Level Garages and Corner Weighting

Weight is something we all deal with in racing. We have to speed weight up. We have to slow weight down. We have to...

The Ultimate Auto Racing Helmet Buyers Guide

Competition Motorsport has sold tens of thousands of helmets and, in the process of doing that, answered as many questions about them. With that...

Installing Seat Harnesses in a Spec Miata

Talk about taking responsibility for your own safety. When you convert a production car for racing, you remove a restraint system that has been...

Two-Inch Revolution: The Motorsports Industry is Shifting to 2-inch Harnesses for Enhanced Safety

For the longest time, the motorsports industry was fairly fixed on the use of 3-inch belts for driver safety harnesses. The prevailing wisdom was...

Mazda Miata E Brake Removal

There are several required modifications you must do when converting a Miata to a racecar. A big radiator is one. Racing brake pads is...

The No-Flex, No-Nonsense Advantage of Spherical Bearings

Racecar drivers know to keep their eyes up and look far beyond the hood of their racecars while driving. This is a good practice....

Installing a Set of AEM X-Series Engine Gauges

Oil pressure and water temperature are probably the most important things to monitor in a racecar, and if you’re allowed to play with air/fuel...

How Fuel Pressure Regulators Work

The latent energy content of gasoline is fixed — 124,000 BTU — and the amount of horsepower you can make depends on how much...

Installing Penske Shocks on a Spec Miata

The brilliant simplicity of the suspension on a Mazda Miata has been made even better with the use of the new Penske shocks. We...

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