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Motorsports Mishaps #3: This Mishap Hits Close to Home

What can you learn from another driver’s mistakes? A lot! Lockton Motorsports is sharing Motorsports Mishaps to help everyone have better days at the track.

How to Walk Away From Brake Failure at 104 MPH

This month’s Mishap hits close to home. Here’s what happened:

Lockton Motorsports’ Practice Leader Ryan Staub and his team were competing in a World Racing League event in their

July 25th, 2023|Motorsports Mishaps|

3 Must-Haves for Autocross

Autocross is a motorsport where you compete with other drivers for the best time on a closed course. It’s a great choice for both the casual competitor and the developing racer, in part, because there’s not a lot of gear or equipment required to participate.

In fact, you can really narrow it down to just a few essentials that will help get you

June 30th, 2023|Autocross, First Timers Tips, Motorsports Tips|

Motorsports Mishaps #2: VIR Triple Feature

What can you learn from another driver’s mistakes? A lot! Lockton Motorsports is sharing Motorsports Mishaps to help everyone have better days at the track.

How 3 Tricky Turns at VIR Ended in the Grass

This Mishap comes to us from Adam, featuring three short clips of some very common types of turn incidents.

Fortunately, Adam avoided damage to his car in all three

June 25th, 2023|Motorsports Mishaps|

Your Top 10 Track Day Questions Answered

If you’re just discovering motorsports for the first time, you may have questions about Track Days. It’s a hobby that seems simple at first — having fun driving a fast car around a racetrack — then you realize it’s a bit more complicated. But not to worry. Today, we’re answering all your questions.

Here are your top 10 track day questions answered by

June 6th, 2023|Motorsports Insurance, Motorsports Tips|

Motorsports Mishaps #1: Learning From Mike’s Spin

What can you learn from another driver’s mistakes? A lot! Lockton Motorsports is sharing Motorsports Mishaps to help everyone have better days at the track.

A Car Takes Quite the Spin at NJMP Lightning

This Mishap is shared by Mike, participating in an event at New Jersey Motorsports Park’s Lightning Raceway. Here’s what happened:

Mike was having a great day and had just recorded

May 25th, 2023|Motorsports Mishaps|

Costs of a Typical Track Day

Few things pair better than a cool car and a fun track. But figuring out how to get your cool car onto a fun track can be intimidating when you’re new to motorsports.

Attending a nearby track day is a great way to get started, allowing you to get more involved in your local motorsports community and find out what you and your

May 2nd, 2023|Motorsports Tips|

What Is High Performance Driving Really About?

The world of High Performance Driver Education (HPDE) can be one of the most, if not the most, fun learning experiences of your life.

HPDE is really a type of journey, where the E (education) plays the biggest role. But what about the H-P-D? Just what are you getting yourself into with High Performance Driving?

That’s the topic today, where we take a high-level

April 5th, 2023|HPDE, Motorsports Tips, Uncategorized|

Track Feature: Barber Motorsports Park

Since opening in 2003, Barber Motorsports Park has become one of the premier racing circuits in the world and a favorite of HPDE enthusiasts in the southeastern United States. The 880-acre park is located just east of Birmingham, Alabama, right next door to the Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum. The 2.38-mile, 16-turn, clockwise course is challenging and compact, with a number of elevation

February 23rd, 2023|Motorsports Fun, Track Feature|

Sim Racing FAQs

It’s winter again for much of the country, which means most tracks aren’t holding HPDE events. But other options exist. Sim racing is great fun and can help keep your mind and reflexes sharp during the off-season.

If you’re not familiar with sim racing as a sport, read on to learn more. We answer many of your sim racing questions, including how sim

January 11th, 2023|Motorsports Fun, Motorsports Tips, Off-Track|

Examples of Track Day Claims

What happens if your track day ends with a wrecked car? It depends a lot on what kind of insurance you have. Insurance from Lockton Motorsports exists to protect you from just such a risk.

Here are two examples of track day claims that illustrate what can happen when you’re out on the track and how we handle these kinds

December 12th, 2022|Motorsports Insurance, Motorsports Tips|