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How To Improve Your Track Videos

In-car video is an important tool for any type of on-track driving. Reviewing video footage can help you learn from your mistakes, see where you are leaving time on the table, solicit feedback from coaches and other drivers, and serve as a record for any incidents that occur on the...

Dissecting: PTG E36 M3

Say the letters "PTG," and any E36 fan will immediately have a mental image. Prototype Technology Group campaigned their BMW-contracted E36 M3 program to great success in the mid-late 1990s. The GT3 class cars featured distinct bodywork, impressive development, and legendary drivers (Bill Auberlen and Boris Said, amongst others). It's...

Yokohama A052 versus Toyo RR

As detailed in my recent post about Tire Parity in NASA Racing, there are new rules for NASA's power to weight racing classes (ST and TT) intended to create better parity between the bevy of tire choices. Thankfully these new rules are not based on manufacturer's claimed treadwear or sizing...

Tire Parity in NASA Super Touring & Time Trials

For the 2022 season, NASA shook things up for Super Touring and Time Trial classification by drastically altering the tire type power:weight modifiers. Previously, it was kind of assumed that you were running the fastest DOT-approved tire possible (Hoosier R7), and if you chose to run a slower tire...

Safety Equipment for HPDE, Time Attack, Racing

When it comes to safety equipment, ask ten people and you're going to get ten different answers. Without getting too deep into the specifics, I wanted to document some of the overarching safety equipment systems for various levels of track use. This guide will cover three system archetypes: * Track Days...

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