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HPDE: What is it?

So you’ve always been interested in learning how to race or learning the limits of your car, but you know public roadways are not the place. Enter HPDE, or high-performance driver’s education. HPDE gives you a safe and affordable way to get on th…

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Why You Need to Learn Trail Braking

As opposed to driving on the street, using brakes on a race track is so much more than just decelerating. Proper use of brakes in a racing setting allows a driver to manipulate the pitch of the car as it enters a corner, and this is called trail brak…

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Dyno Numbers: Are They Trustworthy?

A dynamometer is one of the most widely used tools for measuring horsepower and torque outputs for cars. Even with such proliferation though, there is much misinformation and false data out about the accuracy of dynamometers, or dynos, as they’re m…

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What you need to know about Apexes

Driving a ‘racing line’ is a concept that drivers who hope to turn out fast lap times should become familiar with as quickly as possible. The racing line refers to the route that a person would need to follow in order to take a corner as fast as …

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The Story of the North American, European-Spec E36 M3

It’s widely known by car enthusiasts here in the US that we often receive the short end of the stick when it comes to performance variants of our favorite cars – whether they be European or Japanese. A few examples that come to mind are most iter…

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Corner Approach

Looking at a ‘new’ corner, I think we all understand the concept of ‘outside-inside-outside’, to maximize the arc or radius. I know my Dad brought that knowledge to us back to Opelika, Alabama after his first visit to Sebring, as a spectator.…

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Driving Tips to Help Cut your Lap Times

Driving skill is something that can always evolve and improve, regardless of whether you’re a seasoned veteran on the track, or just starting out. The best way to learn how to drive fast is to spend as much time on the track as possible, but the fo…

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BMW is Ending the Manual M-Car in a Big Way

The latest F-chassis M2 has become one of the best-selling M cars of all time, consistently selling 50 percent over initial projections. These surprisingly high numbers have spurred BMW into planning to produce even more of its hardcore performance v…

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