Motorsport tuning

A look at car set up and driving techniques in Motorsports

We look at high performance tuning in the world of track racing, drag racing and the competitive world of drifting.

The articles cover driving techniques and car set up and examines the best cutting edge performance tuning modifications allowing you to excel in the competitive world of Motorsports.

Building a 10 second car

We look at what it takes to build a 10 second car and examine the power and weight requirements to reach the sub 11 second goal on the drag strip.

Follow our tips and you can make a 10 second car quite cheaply and within your budget with some power mods and serious weight reduction.

Read more....

Drag racing techniques, launch and gear changes.

Your reaction time can make all the difference in a quarter mile race. As soon as the lights change to Green the average Torquecars member takes around 1.5 – 2 seconds to get the car moving off the line.

You can probably judge the light changes after a few runs and cut precious time on the launch. To keep your reaction time sharp avoid alcoholic drinks and heavy greasy food and get plenty of sleep the night before.

Read more....

quarter mile time Calculator 1/4 mile from weight and bhp

Please note that this calculator cannot be more than 95% accurate for every make and model and does not take into account the age of a car, windspeed and gearing and air temperature.

This calculator has been based upon a number of theories* of drag time calculations and our own research from car performance data statistics.

Read more....

Drag racing techniques and car setup

Do you really want to tune your car for quarter mile acceleration? First off you need to decide what your budget is and which you’d rather do, 1/4mile strip or circuit because you will not be able to have both.

A circuit car needs to be well balanced and handle well before you worry about going fast, and a circuit car needs more mid to top end power to be able to pull out of corners easily and have a higher top speed for those straights.

Read more....






Member Benefits

Join our forum today and benefit from over 270,000 posts on tuning styling and friendly car banter.

You will also have full access to the modifed car gallery, project car updates and exclusive member only areas.

(All car owners of all ages and from all countries are welcome).
Sign up now!!!



Forum Hot topics

  • What is the fastest you have ever driven at ...
    Sign up now


  • Thanks for those tuning tips, what about suspension mods?...
    Sign up now


  • Here are the pics of my new ride ...
    Sign up now


Popular articles

Tuning Diesels
ECU Remaps
Double Clutch
Safety mods
Induction Kits
Customize a car
Chipping cars
Modified Car insurance
Track day insurance
Remapping Diesels
MPG Calculator


Fuel And Additives

Fuel and fuel additives octane and pressure boost valves.
Read more...

Performance Wheels

A look at high performance wheels
Read more...

Single Wiper

Conversion to a single wiper
Read more...

Cool Car Photographs

Cool car photographs
Read more...

France Driving

Requirements for driving in France: speed limits and highway code.
Read more...

Lpg Conversions

Benefits of conversion to LPG fuel in Cars
Read more...

MPG Calculator

MPG calculator UK miles per Gallon – calculate MPG
Read more...