Simple Fixes to Remain Within NASA’s 50/50 Body Damage Rule

If you have been racing long enough, eventually stuff gets bent. In most cases, those unfortunate impacts that crease body panels and flake off...

Tow Vehicle Suspension Upgrade: Shocks

Factory shocks on pickup trucks are usually a compromise among a number of disparate factors. The price the original equipment manufacturer pays is one...

Shining A Light on the Black Art of Motor Oil Selection

Motor oil selection, particularly for performance and racing cars, seems to be a “black art.” Most people rely on manufacturer guidelines, recommendations and past...

Setting the Standard

Engineers at the SFI Foundation are good at breaking things — and, as a result, racing drivers across the world are safer because of...

Cold-Air Intakes: How and Why They Work

Whether we’re talking about a street car, a racecar or even a tow vehicle, one of the easiest-to-install and most cost-effective performance parts we...

Installing Roll Cage Padding

In the NASA Club Codes and Regulations, specifically section 15.6.4, it states that “All roll cage surfaces that may come in contact with the...
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Eight Tricks To Make Working A Cooling System Easier

If you like to play with cars, if you put your car on a racetrack for HPDE and especially if you race cars, you...

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...

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...

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