Because of the prevalence of paddle-shifted gearboxes in modern sports cars, the appeal of left-foot braking is greater these days, so why not learn to capitalize on a new-fangled form of technology and put that lazy left foot to work?
As the drivers sit on the starting grid, their eyes fix keenly on the light or the flag marshal, they bite their lips, breathe shallowly and tense their grip around the steering wheel.
At which point does a driver decide to accept that a slide is beyond catching, and how do they know which way to go to avoid a competitor who’s spun off ahead of them?
The engine in a Stocker is very important, but in most cases, these engines are actually “stocker” than you might think.
In the past, we’ve taken a close look at what makes a legal Stock Eliminator car tick. Some of the well-scienced parts include shocks and springs, along with wheels, tires and rear end assemblies.
Today’s Stockers haul. From the outside, they can look like the Rubik’s Cube of performance – going fast with “minimal” modifications. Not so.
Want to go class racing? Stock looks pretty good, doesn’t it? But hang on – how on earth do you figure out what fits what?
There are a number of different ways people can get started road racing, but the best performance bargains are undoubtedly karts and low-powered single seaters.
Despite the notion that racing is a solitary sport, the best racers are those who can work well with their mechanics and engineers.
Justin Banner breaks down two cars with identical setups, the only difference? Their rear tires.