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Category Archives: Motorsports

Our Top Performance Upgrades

Our Top Performance Upgrades

Anytime is a great time to do performance upgrades on your vehicle - Here are our favorites (and most popular!): Brakes Replace your regular brake pads with performance pads and braided stainless steel brake lines.  ... read more

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Interview with Randy Pobst; Pro Racing Superpowers!

Interview with Randy Pobst; Pro Racing Superpowers!

“The Rocket” Randy Pobst is also known to Matt Curry as “the guy who lit my race car on fire!” Matt Curry and the Craftsman team was fortunate to chat with professional race car driver Randy Pobst about racing with the Craftsman Auto Care Team for the 2020 A ... read more

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TRACK 101: Frequently Asked Questions

TRACK 101: Frequently Asked Questions

Are track days bad for my car? Not necessarily.  For vehicles that are well maintained (regular oil changes, annual inspections, and performing all the manufacturer’s recommended scheduled services), they do beautifully.  Vehicles were made to be driven.  Testi ... read more

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Track 101: Where to Begin (Part 1)

Track 101: Where to Begin (Part 1)

  Hopping onto a road track for the first time is definitely intimidating.  Those of us who are interested or curious and just don’t know where to start, I’d like to share the knowledge I’ve accumulated during sponsoring track events for our local car clubs.  There ... read more

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Track 101: Popular Driving Experiences (Part 2)

Track 101: Popular Driving Experiences (Part 2)

  The goals for the events I’ll outline are strictly for driver education to learn how to properly control your car.  These track events are non-competitive and begin with driving at lower speeds.  There are other events and organizations (Like SCCA, Club Races and AER) for the ... read more

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Streetcar to Racecar: Look Cool, Be Cool and Sound Cool!

Streetcar to Racecar: Look Cool, Be Cool and Sound Cool!

Turning a streetcar into a racing machine is one of the coolest things we get to do as auto care specialists. Occasionally, a car comes through that screams "Race me!" We were lucky enough to have a 2007 Porsche Cayman S brought in that was in dire need of repairs, updates, and maintenance ... read more

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