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• Make your car faster, safer and more reliable
• Categorises upgrades by cost, importance and relevance
• Covers all budgets, from ‘bargain basement’ to top-line race cars
• Explains why and how specific upgrades work
• Looks at the pros and cons of using an ex-race car
• Covers the key points of track driving techniques
• Shows the best order in which to perform upgrades
• Details different trackday providers
• Investigates insurance and its benefits
• Looks at the best cars to buy on various budgets
Trackday Car Preparation helps you choose the best upgrades for your trackday car. Tailored to your budget, your chosen car, and what you want to get out of your trackdays, this book gives advice on the best places to direct your modifications to deliver the results that you want. Whether you’re after out-and-out speed, fun handling, or maybe tractability and adjustability, this book gives you the advice you need to help make your car a potential trackday winner.
Want to go on a trackday, but don’t know where to start? From the most suitable type of car to buy on your budget, to how to target modifications to make your car more fun, safer, and faster on the track, Trackday Car Preparation is the perfect place to start. Taking you step-by-step through the process of upgrading your car, whilst keeping a keen eye on your wallet, this book starts with cheap or even free mods that improve your car’s speed and reliability, and progresses up to the ‘big-buck’ upgrades that can give you the ultimate track thrill. It also looks at the pros and cons of using an ex-race car on trackdays. Fully colour illustrated, and showing modifications installed and in action, this guide also gives advice on the different trackday companies around and what they have to offer. Offering tips on insurance, trackdays abroad, and circuit driving techniques, this guide covers everything you need to know get the most from your trackday, no matter what your budget.
‘Author David Hornsey draws on his experience of racing on a budget to deliver clear and practical advice on how to optimise your car for track driving. With so much bar-room tuning advice out there this is a useful real-world companion, not just for track day aspirants but for anyone who wants to improve the dynamics of his or her car.
Importantly, the advice is backed up by clearly explained and illustrated theory.’
'A concise and easy to understand guide aimed at getting the best from your car … Hornsey gives advice on the best places to direct your modifications to deliver the results you want.'
Total Kit Car