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Contributors:  Jerry Austin, Ross Bentley, Tony Bones, Satch Carlson, Greg Haas, Peter Krause, Burt Levy, Chad Morehead, Clive Murphy, Boris Peharda, Doug Quara, Chris Sneed, Ingrid Steffensen, Alan Wilson


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We are excited to offer you the opportunity to shop for all thngs track day in our online store.   

We have selected the items most relevant to HPDE.  Click below to be directed to our store and learn about our drawings to win free track days.


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Track Walk Webinars with Mike Skeen & Johan Schwartz


"One of the most important things to going fast and progressing in car control is an understanding of weight management, especially at the point of brake release."


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Reading the Car Through Your Hands & Feet


"The goal in every corner is to get maximum exit speed by giving the car one nice throttle application as early as the car will take it."


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Palatov Motorsport:  Cars Designed for Trackday Drivers


"I’m a trackday driver and not a racer.  I wanted to design cars that I myself would want to own and drive."


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Matt Romanowski of TrailBrake.net Talks to TrackDayZone


"There is no more guessing or going by what 'feels' faster.  With data, you know what is faster."


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BMW Performance Driving Center Instructor Mike Renner


"Being able to drive the car at or very near the limit with comfort – that’s car control."


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TrackCar Tech

Tadge Juechter, Corvette Chief Engineer, Talks About Z06 Overheating 


"Because we need the lay-down cooler for trans lube cooling, the automatic’s performance is not improved as much as cars with the manual trans"


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Record your laps with in-car video and data overlays.  

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BMW M Laptimer App


BMW Car Club of America Roundel Editor Satch Carlson whispered in our ear recently about the new BMW M Laptimer app.  He thought a review was in order, so here it is. 






Track Attack Update



"Moving forward, I know there is still at least 1 second on the table and can clearly see it when just looking at my own data." 





Fast Girl:  Ingrid Steffensen



"I’m not the fastest driver out there, but I’m good at communicating, good at breaking things down, tackling challenges from different angles, and—I hope—reading students for how much they can absorb in any given session or day."    





Nasa HPDE Program

""It was a very proud moment for me when they finally said 'ok, you can take one student now, don't mess this up."  



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Driving Coach Peter Krause Part I



"I’m still winning races in more competitive events and I think I am still getting better (at least my data says I am!)."


Tire Rack: Revolutionizing tire buying since 1979

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Click this ad, make a purchase and become

eligible to win a free track day or just send us

an email to admin@autotrackdaymonthly.com

and we will you enter you in the next drawing.

Contest Rules

Getting Started

Ready to try a track day?  Know what to expect....


How To Prepare for a Track You Have Never Been to Before

Alan Wilson designs the tracks and tells us how to prepare to drive em....


Video Archives

Visit our video archives tab for on track action and more....




Satch Carlson, Roundel Editor writes about 

Auto TrackDay Monthly in Roundel Weekly.  

Read the article on our magazine Foreword

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David Ray of Hooked On Driving


“Once you work with an advanced person,” says Ray, “you see the issue, give feedback, coach them through it differently and then get out of the car and let them work on it.”





Chris Sneed of Sneed's Speed Shop


“The best way to get started is to either find a shop that can help you or some buddies that are already into it.  It really helps to know people before just showing up."





Where They Raced


“Just imagine going 90 miles an hour on dirt, three wide, trying to get to a corner.  That's reeealllly insane right down Santa Monica Boulevard.  When I think of it, it seems outside the realm of sanity."





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Saleen Automotive’s Mustangs



With all of their racing experience, odds are that you can depend on Saleen to build you a car that is highly capable and well balanced for track day and street use.  



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Praise for Auto TrackDay Monthly

"Michael and Ziva Allen found themselves so involved with track schools that they launched an online magazine for track junkies. Since I’ll be heading to Buttonwillow for a Central Cal Chapter school in a few weeks, I have been spending quite a bit of time at the site. Okay, I have been spending too much time on the site. I can’t help it!"

-Satch Carlson, Editor of Roundel Magazine


"I just took a look at your website, and I can see that I'll be back many times in the future. Looks great!"

-Ross Bentley, SpeedSecrets.com 


"Wow – Michael and Ziva…you humble me…the article is amazing…thanks so much for the effort – and for being 100% accurate in rendering our conversations…wow…"

-David Ray, Hooked on Driving


"Excellent!!   Outstanding!!  Awesome!!  What else can I say?  BTW, this is one of the most accurate, best written articles I have read in quite a while."

-Gene Felton, Champion Professional Racer


"Fun doing that interview and your site is a terrific resource!"

-Peter L. Krause, Driving Coach

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