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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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Why You Need to Corner Balance Your Car

When setting a car up for road racing, one of the most commonly overlooked yet critical steps in the process is known as corner balancing. This process seeks to ensure each wheel on the car is carrying an appropriate and even amount of load to optimi…

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Tips in Choosing the Right Tires

Whether you’re gearing up for your first track experience or you’re a seasoned driver looking to shave more time off of your laps, having the right tires for your needs is essential to being safe and having a great experience on the track.

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Best Cars for the First-Time Track Driver

When it comes to getting out on the race track, many people are attracted to cars with high horsepower and tons of grip, thinking it’ll automatically make them faster around the track. When you’re just starting out, this isn’t the way to go. So…

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How to Set Your Fastest Lap

The ability to set a fast lap time without taking all day to work up to it is very important regardless of the type of racing you do. The following tips will help you get the most out of your day at the track, whether it be for qualifying, or getting…

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