From the Ground Up – Building a BMW E36 M3 for Performance Touring C

It’s not often when a shop gets a chance to build a fresh racecar from the ground up. It’s often quick and dirty matter...

Beating Exhaust Heat

The factory downpipe from the manifold on NA and NB Mazda Miatas is wrapped with shielding and packed with insulation to keep the heat...

Project Spec E46: Rear Subframe, Differential and Fuel Tank

With the cage freshly in the car and the car up on jack stands for the first of a thousand times, it’s starting to...

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...

Top Tips to Combat Engine Heat

Automobiles generate heat in a number of ways. Racing automobiles create a lot of heat. Engines. Brakes. Turbos. Differentials. Radiators. Exhaust. All of them...

Budget Build Honda Challenge Part 5 – the Devil Is in the Details

We began our budget Honda Challenge build in the March 2016 issue of “Speed News” magazine with the goal of completing the car and...

Budget Build: Honda Challenge, Part 1 – Finding and Stripping the Right Platform

As racers, we do a fair amount of bench racing. During the off-season we sit behind our computers and mock up a possible new...

Budget Build: Honda Challenge Part 2 – Safety, Safety, Safety

When building a racecar, you have to make the thing safe before you can make it fast. The major difference between the car you...

Innocence Lost – Turning a garage-queen BMW E92 M3 into a proper Time Trial...

It’s funny what racing does to the human mind. One minute we’re capable of making rational decisions and the next we’re tearing apart a...

Civic Duties: Building a Honda Civic for Street and Track

I started racing karts at age 5, and since then I have enjoyed the speed and cornering forces that you feel when racing. Near...

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