Hosting a Data Party

It’s often the case where in a given region that many racers wind up using the same data system. Those data systems record every time you head out on track, which makes for a huge database just waiting to be mined. In the Southern California Region, we just hosted our...

Car Choice

During lunch the last weekend at the track, I was chatting with a racing buddy about his team building another car. He said he had already started a project to build another racecar. Since we race in Spec Miata, I was hoping — well, probably assuming — he and his...

Prepare to Succeed

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” That quote from Benjamin Franklin is particularly applicable to those of us who neglected our racecars over the winter and are now dealing with all the issues that we swore we’d resolve at the end of the 2017 season....

Inside Information: NASA Prototype

For a bespoke racecar, having a recipe to follow is convenient. Having a proven recipe for a 1,450-pound car with 185 horsepower, a no-lift-shift sequential gearbox, downforce at the ready and a 7.84:1 horsepower to weight ratio goes beyond mere convenience and veers...