Tag - Racing

Circle Of Traction Theory

What is circle of traction theory? The circle of traction theory is a way to express how much traction is available for a given type of tire. The image above is a visual representation of the circle of traction. When you have a tire on the racing surface there is a certain contact patch that is generated between the tire and the surface depending on the load that the tire is asked to support. Tires have more traction available as [...]


Got a days worth of work in at the race shop today

Today we enjoyed ourselves working at the race shop. We've been running new conduit and doing some general refurbishing. The plans for 2018 are to be housing 4 area cars in the shop for weekly racing. It has 8000 sq feet in that portion, so we shouldn't be tripping over each other too quick. We have a few more days wiring, and a little work to do on the heat situation, but things are coming together well.  We enjoyed having [...]