Building a 10 second car

We look at what it takes to build a 10 second car and examine the power and weight requirements to reach the sub 11 second goal on the drag strip.

Follow our tips and you can make a 10 second car quite cheaply and within your budget with some power mods and serious weight reduction. Read More...

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How to drift. Drifting techniques

The basic drifting techniques.

"A sideways glance"

The art of getting a car to go sideways is a delicate balance, and one which requires a great deal of skill and concentration. We shall assume that you have  a suitably equipped and tuned RWD car that is drift ready with a locked rear diff.

NEVER EVER ATTEMPT TO DRIFT ON A STREET OR IN A PUBLIC AREA. Many clubs and tracks offer a safe venue for drift practice.… Read More...

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Driving tips for the track: Double declutching

he double de-clutch is best performed using the left pedal! To change gear you depress the clutch, move into neutral, release the clutch match engine speed, depress the clutch and engage the next gear.

So how does this method work and is it better than a single clutch gear change on a modern car fitted with a syncromesh? Read More...

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Driving tips for track days

Many tracks offer beginners track days to enable the novice to enjoy a track day without winding up the seasoned track day drivers. Don’t ever feel pressured to push the car too hard until your confidence builds up.

You will typically have no insurance cover for trackday driving and a mistake can be rather costly! Here are a few track day tips passed on from some regular track day drivers. Read More...

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