Keeping up with your race car maintenance is critical, and brakes should be at the top of your list. I take a look at my rotors and pads after every event, and keep track of my maintenance in a notebook so I can spot trends over time. These front brake rotors are two seasons old (ten weekends), and have been through two [...]
As well as all the great racetracks, small town parades are one of the best reasons to live in the U.S. of A. So here’s a few pics from our local Half Moon Bay 4th of July parade.
Most Vintage racing organizations require D.O.T. (Dept. of Transportation) approved racing tires to be used. DOT approved tires are treaded instead of being slicks, and are therefore street legal. The reasons for the rule are twofold: 1) these tires keep to the theme of vintage production car racing by imitating what was used “back in the day”, and 2) [...]
For the casual or first time observer, there doesn’t seem to be much difference between Vintage and Historic racing, it’s just a bunch of cool old cars having fun at the race track. But for race organizations and their competitors, the difference is very important. Lets first compare definitions:Vintage – objects representing high quality from a past time. Historic – [...]