Trackday Car Preparation (SpeedPro Series) (Paperback)

By David Hornsey

Veloce Publishing, 9781845844837, 96pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2013

List Price: 24.95*
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Description

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 color 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.



About the Author

David Hornsey is an experienced racing driver and instructor, having competed in many series since first getting behind the wheel in 1995. An MSA qualified instructor of motorsport since 1999, he has worked with many racing schools and manufacturers, including Porsche GB and Ferrari Maserati (UK) Ltd., and is currently one of the small number of handpicked instructors working for Aston Martin on its world-wide driving events team. He has also instructed track day and race drivers from club level through to Formula One.