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The Right HPDE Approach

An excerpt from The HPDE 1st-Timer’s Guide, written by Ryan Staub and Ross Bentley.

Few things in life compare to driving fast in a great car on a world-famous track with your friends cheering you on. Yet the real secret to HPDE is the trip, not the destination. With the right HPDE approach, you’ll be focusing on 4

July 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|

Trying New Things at the Track

Trying new things at the next track day is a great way to stimulate your mind and step out of your comfort zone. It’s so easy to fall into a routine and get stuck. Or worse, to get bored. But there’s always something new to learn on and off the track.

Many HPDE drivers want to know what they can do to

May 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|

Track Feature: VIRginia International Raceway

In the world of motorsport racing, VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) is legendary as one of the country’s first permanent road racing circuits. Located at the Virginia-North Carolina border, VIR features 1,300 acres of world-class facilities and resort club amenities just an hour’s drive from the Raleigh-Durham metro area.

The rolling hills and lush forest are home to a 3.27-mile road course, as well

April 22nd, 2021|Motorsports Fun, Track Feature|

Getting Vehicles Out of Storage Checklist

After a long, cold winter, it’s time for track cars to come out of hibernation in many parts of the country. There’s a lot that can go wrong when a car sits for months, so here’s a refresher for getting vehicles out of storage.

Getting Vehicles Out of Storage Checklist

  1. Check everything under the hood. Grab a flashlight and look for anything
March 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|

30 Years of the National Auto Sport Association

The new year marks an important milestone for one Lockton Motorsports partner, the National Auto Sport Association (NASA), which officially formed 30 years ago in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Three decades later, NASA is still bringing high quality motorsports events to all level of enthusiasts across the country. Here’s a look back at National Auto Sport

February 10th, 2021|Motorsports Fun, Partner Feature|

Pitt Race Track Feature

Pittsburgh International Race Complex is a favorite destination of motorsports fans in Western Pennsylvania. Located just 45 minutes northwest of downtown Pittsburgh, “Pitt Race” is tucked into the scenic rolling hills of Wampum, Pennsylvania. The 427-acre facility features three track configurations for race cars, sports cars and motorcycles, plus kart racing, driver training and autocross amenities.

Pitt Race Track Feature: History

The idea for

January 26th, 2021|Track Feature|

2020 Motorsports Year in Review

With 2020 fading into the rear-view mirror, many motorsports participants are letting out a sigh of relief. The challenges and difficulties of last year were many, and like you, Lockton Motorsports is wishing for more health and happiness for everyone in 2021.

Even so, every day at the track is a chance for self-reflection and an opportunity for improvement. Reflecting on our own

January 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Handling the Risk of Trailer Accidents

Some motorsports participants are lucky enough to live just down the street from their favorite track. Getting their track car to an event is almost as easy as a regular workday commute. But most of us aren’t that geographically lucky.

For many participants, getting the car to the track can take hours and cover hundreds of miles. It’s not the kind of trip

December 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Insuring Car Modifications with Agreed Value Basis

If you’re like many motorsports enthusiasts, your modified track car is one of a kind. It’s common to make modifications to your vehicle to get the best performance during HPDE, track days and time trial events. But how do you go about insuring car modifications?

But it can be difficult to explain the value these upgrades add when you’re talking to some insurers.

October 1st, 2020|Motorsports Insurance|

Minimize the Risk of Vehicle Fires at the Track

You hate to see vehicle fires at the track, but it’s even worse when it’s your vehicle that catches fire. It’s important to know what to do in case of a fire and what safety precautions you can take to minimize the risk of vehicle fires during HPDE events.

Safety Precaution Tips

A car can catch fire without warning with flames that spread rapidly

August 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|