October 21, 2015

 We joined NASA Texas for the final round of Time Trials competition at Texas World Speedway over the past weekend.  The weather made for some great track conditions.  While we are still figuring out how to go fast in a FWD car, we seem to have gotten a few things righ...

August 18, 2015

 

 

Only the biggest (or dorkiest depending on perspective) under stand the Clown Shoe reference in the name Clown Shoe Motorsports.    I personally have owned two S54 BMW M Coupes.  Just as Alex McCulloch reveals in this excellent Petrolicious video, "[The M Coupe] is a...

June 19, 2015

 

 

This is a debate that never seems to end—which is better to have high horsepower or high torque?  In reality there isn’t a real debate and there is a clear winner.  Read on to see which comes out on top…

 

This is a slightly edited version of some analysis I did f...

June 16, 2015

 

There seems to be a lot of confusion and misinformation about exhaust in performance circles.  There are a lot of myths and people implying that it is a black art.  One of the most common half-truths is that an exhaust system needs backpressure to work correctly.

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April 28, 2015

The Clown Shoe Motorsports MINI driven by BJ Meyer was on the top of the podium of the NASA Texas TTC class this past Saturday and Sunday.  Saturday's pefromance was even good enough for a new Track Record!

 

Watch for future blog entries detail the build of this mean li...

February 5, 2014

Recently Clown Shoe Motorsports picked up a 2003 Mini Cooper S. The car has a couple of power adders including a 15% s/c pulley, intake, and catback. During this video, BJ Meyer is driving on R Compound tires and using stock brakes. The car is otherwise stock, includin...

January 16, 2013

We had the opportunity to drive the amazing Circuit of the Americas Formula 1 track in Austin, TX.  The Drivers Edge ran the excellent event.  We can't wait to go back!

 

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