At the Track

15Jul 2019

While building a nice racing simulator does take work and can be a bit confusing, this article provides you a recipe of the various items that I researched and then purchased.  As with any recipe you can tailor it to your needs.  My goal when deciding which items to purchase was to build a simulator […]

03Jun 2019

If you have not read the previous article, I suggest you start there as it answers many of the questions you’d otherwise have by just reading this. Much like building a racecar, there were multiple trips to the hardware store to purchase additional items that I needed.  Mentally I wanted to discount several of these […]

21Sep 2018

Have you ever had those moments where you try to convince yourself, “someday this will all be a really funny memory that I’ll look back at fondly, right?”  That essentially sums up my Labor Day weekend at Summit Point Raceway in West Virginia. The Summit Point Labor Day weekend event has always been one that I […]

19Mar 2015

Club Racing extends so much farther than just what happens on the track. Sure, racing cars side-by-side and pushing to the very edge on-track is absolutely amazing! It’s a place where you are purely living in the moment. You cannot focus on the daily stress of work or financial worries, not even a terminal illness. […]

17Nov 2014

Deciding which tire pressure gauge to purchase can be a bit overwhelming considering the numerous options available . The good news is after you start defining your needs and preferences, the right choice quickly becomes clearer. This article will describe the differences in gauges and simplify the selection process for you. For the purpose of […]

07Apr 2014

(Part 1 is here) Saturday was VLN testing day, and we were guests of Team Frikadelli. Not that it really mattered: this test day was open to the public, and anyone could walk right in without challenge. In fact, anyone could walk right into the pit lane, and many did! As cars were buzzing in and […]

07Apr 2014

(Part 1 is here) We woke up Thursday to an even more beautiful day than Wednesday (quite welcoming, given the winter we had in the Northeast): clear blue skies and lukewarm. The track didn’t open to us until 10:30AM, so we had a somewhat-relaxing breakfast buffet (“somewhat” given the anticipation of the day) and talked about […]

07Apr 2014

Did reading Nürburgring just make you shiver? Yep, me too! I spent several days at this racetrack and thought you might find my musings interesting, maybe interesting enough so you make that jump, too (while you still can; more later). And you want to, trust me. If you’ve ever thought or even just fantasized about driving […]

07Apr 2014

In our Dark $ecrets – Realities of Professional Road Racing series of articles, we dove into just how powerful money is in the pro racing industry. Don’t think that money and politics aren’t a major influence in Club Racing as well. To say that the Spec Miata category is important to SCCA and NASA is […]