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The easiest way to go racing on a road course — bar none — is through an amateur endurance series. You can split costs and seat time with friends, and compete in an open, friendly environment of like-minded gearheads. But is there a race near you next year? There’s now a map for that.
Racing isn’t easy, especially as a beginner. Things will go wrong, and that’s how you learn. These are ten screw ups, mishaps, and misfortunes that you’ll probably suffer at your first race.
This is an Élan NP01. It looks a miniature Le Mans prototype, but it was designed with amateurs’ needs in mind: miserly budgets, tendency to crash and all. The NP01 is destined for the National Auto Sport Association’s new club-level spec series. How easy is it for amateurs to drive, exactly? I got behind the wheel to…
“Spec prototype” seems like a contradiction in terms, but if you want to race a purpose-built race car but don’t love the crazy development costs of an open prototype series, here’s the Elan NP01. I’ve got some track time with it this morning, so what do you want to know about this 1,500-lb, 185 hp barrel o’ fun?
Watch the best amateur racers in the country fight for a national title—even if you're not near a racetrack this weekend. The Sports Car Club of America will be broadcasting their National Championship Runoffs at Laguna Seca live online, starting at 8:30 a.m. PDT on Friday.
Every weekend, somewhere, there's a race to watch. You probably won't find them on television, but you can get a lot closer to the action than you can with most pro races, and they're far more fun to watch. If you've ever felt as if pro racing is a bit too sterile or predictable, this is the place for you. Welcome…