Tech Topic: Lithium Car Batteries

Credit for inspiration on this topic goes to Ron Bauer. He recently posted on Facebook about the unfortunate situation of accidentally leaving the ignition on in the car before going off to his work assignment, only to return a couple hours later to a dead battery. He has a lithium…

Podcast 009 - The Corner Series Pt. 2: Mid-Corner

This month Neal and Shane continue the corner series with the logical next discussion: Mid-Corner! Through the discussion of mid-corner handling, we delve into steady state cornering dynamics, and differences in setups that can have an impact on your driving style, and what you should be looking for in a…

Podcast 008 - The Corner Series Pt. 1: Corner Entry

In this episode, Neal and Shane start a detailed and fairly technical breakdown of sensing handling characteristics through a corner at various points, along with setup and techniques to help you get the desired results. The beginning of this multipart we've named this "The Corner Series" is part one, corner…

Podcast 007 - You want me to let WHO drive my car?!

This month the Cone Coach crew gets together to discuss contract negotiations in preparation for the 2018 autocross season. Ha ha, yeah right. But we do sit down and discuss the pros and cons and getting the most of out of the unique teamwork aspect that only autocross can provide:…

Podcast 006 - Off Season? What Off Season?

In this episode, Neal and Shane discuss decisions to be made in shopping for your next autocross car and methods to stay sharp while the snow flies. Available in, Apple iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite Podcast app. Just search for "ConeCoach". Or, if you're the sort of person who…

Podcast 005 - Are You Ready for the Big Show?

This month on the podcast, Neal and Shane talk about preparing for and getting the most out of your SCCA Solo Nationals experience. Touching on everything from the pre-event car checks to the majesty that is the sunset beer-walk, this episode is a must listen to before you hit the…