Category Archives: Suspensions

Vintage Racing Service and Support – Raleigh

This morning I took a short road trip to Raleigh where I came across the kind of car shop to die for.  It is named Apex Vintage and don’t go looking for it in Apex either. Do you own a … Continue reading

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DeltaWing – will it fly at LeMans?

The DeltaWing car looks more like a land speed record challenger than a road racing vehicle, but that’s just what it is.  Originally put forth as a contender for the Indy Racing League car replacement in 2012, it was just … Continue reading

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Autoweek Fantasy Camp – the whole story

Friday, as I got on the plane, I was thinking about just what I should expect out of the Autoweek ZF Fantasy Camp.  All ready the folks at Autoweek had provided me with a new piece of luggage, several shirts, … Continue reading

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Formula One – Understanding the New Rules

Sunday’s race ended with Vettel taking the pole and the top spot on the podium.  Hamilton brought up second spot, at times more than 16 seconds behind Vettel, and Vitaly Petrov came in third.  Webber was dumbfounded at coming in … Continue reading

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Formula One in the 2022 Season

All facets of racing go through various changes as the years roll by and I thought it would be interesting to take a look at a future that isn’t here yet, but could be.  A lot will happen in the … Continue reading

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The Bullitt Mustang – another upgrade

Over this past weekend I was able to do some more work on one of my favorite project cars, the 2009 Bullitt Mustang. In the last write-up on this car we executed a large suspension transformation that resulted in a … Continue reading

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Bumps in the Road

The other day I got a phone call from a friend with a concern about his Subaru Legacy GT Spec B.  I had helped him improve the handling with some better springs, Whiteline roll center correction kit, and some nice … Continue reading

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2013 Formula One Rules Emerging

The rumors are flying around Formula One and what the rules changes are shaping up to be for the 2013 season.  On the surface they sound like they might make things better by re-introducing turbo-charging and ground effects.  But if … Continue reading

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All American Forth of July

The All-American Shelby GT500 pulled into our shop late Friday afternoon.  We had been working with the owner to help him get the handling this car deserves.  It is a 2008 model and he has an honest 507 hp to … Continue reading

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2010 Indy 500 Tech

Logistics One of the venues for the Indy series of races is Brazil.  So how do you move 54 race cars and all of the associated equipment to Brazil?  You pack two 747 aircraft with everything but the people.  Included … Continue reading

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