Tire Balancing With Knowledge

This particular Toolshed Engineer article is an update to two previously published stories on tire mounting and balancing titled Tire Preparation Basics and Nitrogen...

Cool Suit System Quick Evacuation and Fill

Racing equals heat. Anyone who has driven in a race can tell you how hot things get inside a racecar. I’m not just talking...

No Press, No Problem

Like most racers, I find myself doing my own work on my racecar. And that work has to be done with whatever tools I...

Repair Your Own Splitter

We detailed how to Build Your Own Splitter in an earlier Toolshed Engineer column. Now we are going to show you how to repair...

Bringing a Car Back to Championships Caliber After a Catastrophic Fire

You know the quote, “Want to make God laugh? Make some plans.” Well, racecar drivers make lots of plans. We plan entire seasons to...

How To Get Stickers On Straight

In motorsports, the data has clearly proven numerous times that nothing makes a racecar faster around a track than the simple mod of adding...

Racing Harness Color Coding

Call me old fashioned, but I like things to go well. I especially like it when things are going well right before I am...

The Driver’s Lounge

My job on the race team is to drive, but it’s not what you think. My job isn’t to drive racecars — that is...

Jack Stand Stripes

The first time Toolshed Engineer appeared in Speed News magazine was back in May of 2012 during the first year of the magazine. In...

Build Your Own Driving Simulator

When you can’t get to the racetrack, but you still feel the urge to play with cars, the next best thing is the digital...

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