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Making the Leap from HPDE to Racing Part II: What goes into picking a car and a series

"I began following the development of the class about a year ago, watching their forum and Facebook page to see how things panned out. Any racing is a big investment, and it can be a gamble to test a new class. No one wants to race in a class with only a handful of cars."

We followed Chad Morehead as he navigated BMW CCA and NASA race schools in the leap from HPDE to club racing. What follows is a discussion of the thought process he went through in choosing a car and a series to race in.

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HAGERTY ANNOUNCES NEW ‘TRACK DAY’ INSURANCE PACKAGE

"In the past decade, most auto insurance companies have added exclusions to their policies eliminating coverage of vehicles for HPDE events."

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Robert Metcalf of Metcalf Racing

"As far as the things that need to be mastered I would think the top three are smoothness, carrying speed in the turns and braking."

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Jeff McKague of EventMatrix.ca: Driving Coach and Certified Sports Vision Trainer

"As you approach a corner look into the corner, glance into the corner and see the angle. When I say glance, it literally can just be a flash of looking at the exit of the corner so that you see the change of angle that you have to make."

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New Driving Technique Article:

False choice #1: Smoothness vs. Aggression

"Clearly, we want to avoid weight transfer spikes. This is the simplest explanation of why being smooth is preferable to being abrupt."

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Fred Pack: Fifty Years and Overcoming Fears

"Our instinct for self-preservation leads us to repeat a few bad habits on the track. The key manifestations of fear are coasting, being timid on the brakes and applying throttle late in a corner exit."

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New How To Article:

Homebrew Trailer Tire Rack
By Chad Morehead

"Up until recently I have been carrying my extra race slicks and rain tires in the back of my truck."

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