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Old 4/6/14, 06:29 PM   #1
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New Online Magazine for Track Day Enthusiasts

My wife and I are both track day drivers and we have started a free online magazine catering exclusively to the track day driver enthusiast. We welcome you to visit our website at www.autotrackdaymonthly.com

Check out just some of our original articles:

Track designer Alan Wilson is interviewed
A review of smart phone data and video logging apps and interview with the developer of Track Attack
An interview with the developer of RaceRender video editing software and the smart phone app, TrackAddictHD
An interview with Daniel McCoey who is a time trial driver and a track prep shop owner in Australia on track modifications
Reviews of race track facilities NCCAR in North Carolina and The FIRM in Gainesville
Two articles on efforts to reduce street racing by youths
Press releases from Ford Racing and Ford on the Mustang

and How To articles on our How To and Getting Started tabs

Please check the 13 modules on our home page. By clicking 'Read More" you can go right to the original material.

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Michael and Ziva
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The May issue of www.autotrackdaymonthly.com is up! We've featured one of Paul Newman's favorite tracks, Brainerd International Raceway; everyone's dream kit car 818, developed by Factory Five Racing; Apache helicopter pilot turned track day enthusiast Chad Morehead; what to look for when modifying your brakes for track days; the ins and outs of track day insurance coverage and much more. We've also added turn-by-turn breakdowns of your favorite tracks so take a look before you go!
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Our first reader submission has been published in our magazine. Read about driving instructor Doug Quara's interesting and sometimes hilarious instructing experiences entitled Memoir of a High Performance Driver Education Instructor here:

http://www.autotrackdaymonthly.com/i...etting-started

"I really thought that in any lap we’d end up running out of room at the exit and do some agricultural activities. But luckily we never did. How many ways can you say “Get up near the wall on the right!! GET UP NEAR THE WALL ON THE RIGHT!!?!?!?”
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Auto TrackDay Monthly's upcoming June issue is running a story on vintage racer and writer Burt Levy who says, “I went to see a vintage race to do a story for Auto Week about it and I just fell in love. I mean here were all the cars I grew up lusting after. And it’s not just the doing it. It’s the people and the liturgy if you will – you know of being on the inside where you know the people and you know the cars and you know the stories and the wild characters you run into at racing. Racing is full of some great people. It’s just so much more vivid than everyday life. When you’re on a race weekend, it’s like being on a mission. You know what you’re trying to accomplish. It’s very goal oriented. And then you go back to what I call the mindless slop of everyday life. And you can’t wait to get back to the track.” While you're waiting to read more about Burt Levy in June, if you haven't already, read some of our current articles on brake upgrades, track insurance, track cars, getting started and how-to’s.
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Very impressive Online Magazine. The articles were very good and full of information. Your online magazine is a winner.
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Very impressive Online Magazine. The articles were very good and full of information. Your online magazine is a winner.
Thank you for the positive feedback!
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Our June issue is up. Read about Gene Felton who restores old, retired NASCAR race cars for track day use, how Hooked On Driving is doing its part in broadening the track day hobby, a behind the scenes look at the motorsports industry through the eyes of Timothy Frost, and much more!
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If you haven't yet, check out this month's feature on vintage race car driver and author Burt Levy, data logging distributor Austin Motorsports and the Tire Rack's life saving program Street Survival!
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Visit our magazine at www.autotrackdaymonthly.com and follow the link to our new downloads page. You can select a Track Day Manual for Beginners or Intermediates and a Track Driver’s Logbook or even download all three. Thanks for supporting our magazine!
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We've published our July issue! Please come take a look. Your ongoing support of our magazine has been much appreciated and is allowing us to keep it going. This issue covers Part 2 of Burt Levy and his writing career, David Ray of Hooked on Driving wherein he discusses his coaching techniques, and much more!
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Due to popular demand and repeated requests, Auto TrackDay Monthly will begin publishing its articles as they are submitted and/or upon their completion. We’ve just published our latest article. Please click here to read about track driver coach Chris Sneed of Sneed’s Speed Shop:

http://www.autotrackdaymonthly.com/
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We hope you've been enjoying our magazine. We just published our most recent article which features the documentary Where They Raced about the long lost board tracks of L.A. Also, if you haven't yet, explore the site a bit and check out some of our how-to driving techniques underneath the how-to's tab at the top of the page.
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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. Learn all about using a smart phone to supercharge your driving speed.
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Read about what The National Auto Sport Association has to offer to track day drivers in our interview with Jon Felton, Director of the NASA Florida region.

http://www.autotrackdaymonthly.com/
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I just checked out the site. Great wealth of information you have collected. I am still making my way through the tech articles, I downloaded all the booklets, and learned a bunch of stuff.

I recently went to a tourist day at the Nurburgring with some friends who have in total 300 plus laps around the BTG and GP courses. This was the first time that I have pushed my car to see where the limits are. It was an eye opener just cruising around in over 11 minutes first thing in the morning when there were less than 20 cars on the route to include mine.

I pushed the second lap I did after getting a ride along with a friend who drives an almost stock 08 M3 sedan with only upgraded brake pads, fluid, and MPSS tires. That was an impressive lap. He helped talk me through his lap as we went around in 8:43. After his lap we jumped in my car and took my second lap. He talked me through and I ended up doing my first real lap and met my goal of less than 10:30 while staying on the course instead of becoming part of a best of series on youtube. I used Harry's Lap Timer and have been trying to decipher all the graphs. Needless to say some better pads, lines, fluid, and ducts are up next before I go back to get more laps in.


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I just checked out the site. Great wealth of information you have collected. I am still making my way through the tech articles, I downloaded all the booklets, and learned a bunch of stuff.

I recently went to a tourist day at the Nurburgring with some friends who have in total 300 plus laps around the BTG and GP courses. This was the first time that I have pushed my car to see where the limits are. It was an eye opener just cruising around in over 11 minutes first thing in the morning when there were less than 20 cars on the route to include mine.

I pushed the second lap I did after getting a ride along with a friend who drives an almost stock 08 M3 sedan with only upgraded brake pads, fluid, and MPSS tires. That was an impressive lap. He helped talk me through his lap as we went around in 8:43. After his lap we jumped in my car and took my second lap. He talked me through and I ended up doing my first real lap and met my goal of less than 10:30 while staying on the course instead of becoming part of a best of series on youtube. I used Harry's Lap Timer and have been trying to decipher all the graphs. Needless to say some better pads, lines, fluid, and ducts are up next before I go back to get more laps in.

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Ross Bentley has written the popular Speed Secrets series and has been coaching drivers 150 days a year for decades. He spoke to us about his driving and coaching career and offers tips for driver improvement. Read our interview with Ross here:

http://www.autotrackdaymonthly.com/
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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. Read our latest article here:
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“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.” Read our latest article about Ingrid Steffensen, track day coach and contributor to Ross Bentley’s Speed Secrets Weekly.
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As you know, we’ve been alerting you to new content on Auto TrackDay Monthly. If you’ve been checking out our magazine, we would appreciate you showing us your support by subscribing to our email list HERE. In this way we can build our readership and continue to bring you the only magazine dedicated to the track day enthusiast.

Check out our latest article New Developments with Video and Data Logging Smart Phone App, Track Attack.
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