Tag: racing

Five Tips for Taking it to the Track 3

Channel Your Inner Boy Scout Yup, that means being prepared. If everything is is up-to-date, the chances of something going wrong should be minimal. But brakes get hot, rotors crack, and pads wear out. Sometimes brake fluid might even boil up through the master cylinder. So I carry a ?brake job in a bag.? All […] More »

  Comments | By - September 1, 2010

Five Tips for Taking it to the Track 2

Make Sure Your Car is Really Ready to Rock Is the fluid in the master cylinder reservoir clear and amber? Or does it resemble something sliding off a hill after a rainstorm? When was the last time the oil was changed? Are your tires in good condition, or do you need a dusty manuscript to […] More »

  Comments | By - September 1, 2010

Five Tips for Taking it to the Track 1

Moderation is the Key to Mods A hot cam, the stickiest R-compound tires and the latest trick suspension pieces aren’t going to do anything for a track neophyte. And since classes are mostly defined by the level of track prep, you might just wind up modding yourself out of your class.      Plus, there’s […] More »

  Comments | By - September 1, 2010

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vs. Audi R8

Two of the most popular sports cars that have been developed in recent years are the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and the Audi R8; in order to properly review and compare these vehicles, one has to examine them in terms of racing performance, engine speed, horsepower and more. The television show Top Gear featured a race […] More »

  Comments | By - June 29, 2010

1963 Chevrolet C2 Corvette Grand Sport: Engine and Racing

The Grand Sport version of the C2 Chevrolet Corvette appeared in 1963. It was a modified version of the stock “Sting Ray” that Chevy debuted that year, which featured a fastback look with split rear window, independent rear suspension, and non-operating hood vents. The Grand Sport was created to compete in Nassau that year in […] More »

  Comments | By - September 8, 2009

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