Auto TrackDay Monthly

By Ziva & Michael Allen | A magazine for the automotive and track day (HPDE) enthusiast.

Tadge Juechter, Corvette Chief Engineer, Talks About Solving the Z06 Overheating Problem

"For the 2017 Z06, we have modified the intercooler geometry quite substantially to allow improved cooling of the intake charge to all cylinders in …

Henry Gilbert: Race Team, Schools and Track Days

"Universal Pictures hired me in 2001 to be the driving instructor for the cast of 2 Fast 2 Furious which was filmed in Miami and that is when I …

NASCAR

New Jersey Motorsports Park

"Nothing beats repetition and seat time. This is not a sport that requires “book learning” skills. This sport requires hours behind the wheel until …

Palatov Motorsport: Cars Designed for Trackday Drivers

"What I wanted to do was create new solutions, break away from the tried and true. In racing there are very few opportunities to do that. Also, …

The BMW Performance Center to Contest the 2015 One Lap Of America with New BMW X6 M

“It is truly phenomenal. It goes fast and if it happens to rain, we would hope that it rains every day as it is all wheel drive and I am very …

Data Guru Matt Romanowski of TrailBrake.net Talks to Auto TrackDay Monthly

"Having a great predictive time displayed in the car has really helped with knowing, while still on the track, which line or technique is better. …

BMW Performance Driving Center Instructor Mike Renner

"I see this guy’s running 30 events and he’s never put it off the track. He knows he can drive pretty quick so he must have car control, but the fine …

Larry Webster, Editor and Chief of Road & Track Magazine

We are excited to share with you a Carsyeah.com podcast generously offered to us by Mark Greene. Larry Webster is the Editor and Chief of <i>Road & Track</i> …

Roads

Advanced Driver Tuning: “Take It To The Bank”

"Early in my driving career one of my instructors taught me to read the tachometer at a specific point on the exit of each turn I was striving to …

Engineering

Hawk Performance Street/Race Pads

"The advantages of High Performance Street Race Pads over HP Plus are that they offer more torque and a higher temp rating for greater fade …

Engineering

Click Here to Listen To Mike Renner of the BMW Performance Driving School at CarsYeah.com

We are excited to share with you a Carsyeah.com podcast generously offered to us by Mark Greene. Come take a listen. Mike Renner has had his share of …

BMW

National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park

"The Grand Full config is a mix of moderate elevation change, medium speed, technical, high speed, high load corners, and also has three separate …

Chevrolet Corvette

The Friction Circle

"A sign of brilliance is being able to take a complex subject and make it simple. And while driving the car on the edge of the friction circle is not …

Engineering

The Greene Mille

"Blake put his hand on my shoulder and said, “Don’t worry dad. That’s not a rock chip. That’s a memory mark. Every time you look at that you’ll be …

Advanced Driver Tuning: “Fingers and Toes”

"When you grasp the steering wheel, be conscious of your fingertips as the first contact and explore the minimal inputs required to change direction. …

David Dickinson, Author of The Old Car Nut Book

"They tend to be the type of stories that get told in a shop over a beer or two or from behind the bumper of a car at a car show as people sit in a …

Corvette Product Manager Harlan Charles Discusses the 2015 Z06

"Our objectives were to create the most track capable Corvette ever while addressing drivers who do not want to trade off luxury sports car features …

Road America: "A Park with a Couple of Racetracks Built into it."

“Come for the experience and stay for the race,” says Mike Kertscher, Director of Business Services at Road America, located in Elkhart Lake, …

Sometimes it’s the Simplest Solution

Check out his blog at http://www.eatsleeptinker.com/<p>You’d have thought I’d learned my lesson with the brake debacle on the M Coupe. A short recap; a …

Former Griot's Garage President and Founder of CarsYeah.com, Mark Greene

"My father bought a 1947 MGTC when I was 5 years old. That is my trigger car. I remember riding on the platform that is behind the driver’s seat with …

Mark Hicks of Chin Motorsports

"A common scenario that enthusiasts have encountered over the years was that if you did attend some of these other track events, the leadership would …

Roads

Dev Clough: Head Coach for Hooked on Driving

I believe in the HOD philosophy that prioritizes things in this order: Safe, Fun, Learn<p>When we discovered that Dev Clough, Coaching Coordinator for …

Motorsport

Driven by Desire: The Desiré Wilson Story

"At one stage I was one of 36 drivers in the world with a Formula One Superlicense! I have driven so many fantastic race cars – most drivers just …

Palm Beach International Raceway & The Palm Beach Driving Club

“When Corvette launched the C7 last year, they brought about 40 C7s in every color. You looked around out there and it was like looking at Skittles. …

An Interview with Watkins Glen International Track President Michael Printup

"It’s going to cost anywhere from $9 to $15 million to repave the racetrack and we’re doing our due diligence now. The engineers are looking at it …

BFGoodrich g-Force Rival Review

Our hobby is becoming more and more accessible thanks to these street legal track day tires.<p>October 2014<p>Back around 2000, when I first became …

Threshold Braking & Beyond

As multiple world champ Jackie Stewart once noted: “The key thing is not so much when you get ON the brake pedal, but when you get off of it.”<p>October …

A Hot Lap of the Virginia International Raceway (VIR) Full Course

"Use that 'dip' after turn-in to breath the throttle and rotate the car to the right for a tidy exit."<p>Peter Krause is one of the preeminent driving …

CPI (Marxist)