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Tachterion Client JO sets a new track record in his first race!

In his first ever competitive race weekend Tachterion client JO set a new track record this weekend at NJMP Lightning in the GTS-5 Class! After succesful completion of the NASA-NE Competition school Friday, on Saturday JO drove a clean and … Continue reading

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What do you do in the winter?

Just because it is winter doesn’t mean we don’t think about going faster. Skiing has a lot in common with driving cars fast on a race track. This is a good little article from the New York Times: Ted Ligety … Continue reading

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The most complicated, and most impressive piece of car calibration ever achieved?

I just finished watching Chris Harris Latest video about the Porsche 918. For your viewing pleasure I have embedded it below. In the video he states that the Porsche 918 is “the most complicated, and most impressive piece of car … Continue reading

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Race-Keeper Announces the new HDX2!

We can’t wait to get our hands on one of these!  Race-Keeper-HDX2 pdf Race-Keeper announced today the imminent release of Race-Keeper HDX2, the world’s first dual stream HD 1080p video data logger. Two years in development, Race-Keeper HDX2 combines the … Continue reading

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How stupid is the typical driver?

Feds consider mandating new cars to broadcast speed, location This is not funny, not even a little bit. Why can’t people just take responsibility for the fact that they are moving around in a 3000+ lb vehicle, and accept all … Continue reading

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Exploding Cars, Fascinating Photography!

No article here.  Just a link to some fascinating pictures. http://www.motorsportretro.com/2013/12/gallery-exploding-classic-cars/

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The Demonization of Fast Cars

I have been thinking about the Paul Walker incident for a week now.  For the most part I have managed to keep my big mouth shut, however as often happens I read something that caused me to open my big … Continue reading

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Owning an Automotive Appliance vs Owning a “Car of Consequence”

I was surfing the internet yesterday and landed on the Petrolicious website.  If you haven’t been there, it is a car junky’s paradise.  While poking around I came across this short little car profile about a Jaguar titled “The shift from … Continue reading

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Booking for 2014 now!

We are already booking coaching dates for 2014. Interested coaching at a particular event?  Don’t hesitate, book now to ensure availability. Unsure what events or groups are good for coaching?  Look through our Track Events list. Reference the events Calendar … Continue reading

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Tachterion client JB Podiums during first ever race weekend!

Congratulations to JB for his performance in the TSX invitational at Waktins Glen International.  Two 3rd place finishes and two 4th place finishes in his very first race weekend! In the heat of competition JB achieved a new personal best … Continue reading

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