Summer Drafting in MX-5 Cup

Summer Drafting in MX-5 Cup

Last month Long Road Racing and other Global Mazda MX-5 Cup teams participated in a hot-weather test at Roebling Road. The goal of the test was to confirm proper cooling for the hot summer months. Several different teams were invited to participate, specifically to...
Getting to Know You: How to Adapt to a New Car

Getting to Know You: How to Adapt to a New Car

How do you approach driving a car that’s new to you? I was at Virginia International Raceway for a tire test last week, where we evaluated various compounds and tire construction. It was a lot of fun to be able to run that many sets of new tires, back to back, then...
Focus on the Track, Not its Distractions

Focus on the Track, Not its Distractions

I was at Watkins Glen last week, which is one of my favorite tracks. Not only is it a favorite circuit of mine, but the surrounding area makes you feel like you’re on vacation, so it’s always a fun time there. I was there to support three of my coaching clients, who...
Lightning-fast Setups for Lightning Laps

Lightning-fast Setups for Lightning Laps

Last week I was at Virginia International Raceway for a cool opportunity with Car and Driver Magazine. Every year, they publish a special Lightning Laps issue. Journalists test drive the latest sports cars on VIR’s Grand Course, then they write a big article with...
A Visit to the “Motorsports Amusement Park”

A Visit to the “Motorsports Amusement Park”

This past week I was at Virginia International Raceway for NASA’s Hyperfest, a popular event in the Mid-Atlantic Region that encompasses everything from racing to drifting to helicopter rides to burnout contests, and even a downhill Power Wheels race! No wonder they...