Tuesday, April 27, 2010

HC @ THill - What a Weekend, What a Race....Tell me about it!

This weekend, it was our own Mark Dowey's first H2 Honda Challenge race. It was also the first time we revealed our new EG 2.0. Using the input and feedback from the Redstone Motorsport drivers: Liam, Graham and Mark, we built a new and improved EG. This couldn't have been possible with the help of a few key players: Tony @ TC Design, Aki @ BlackTrax and Mark, Graham, Liam, Brent and much more. We'll be posting up pictures soon. In the meantime check out Mark's in car on Sunday piloting the Redstone EG 1.0, Liam Downey's H2 car. Sunday podium finishers was Mike Lock, Graham Downey and Mark Downey 1-2-3.

Monday, April 26, 2010

S2ki.com Alignment, Dyno & Dent Day @ Auto Innovations

Bay Area S2ki.com members organized an event for S2000 enthusiasts to get their cars aligned, dyno'd and dent repaired all in one location @ Auto Innovations in Milpitas. BlackTrax Performance provided the dyno service and West Costs Dents provided dent repair service. Good food, great cars, great people. Thanks to Auto Innovations and S2ki.com for hosting and organizing the event. 

Pictures courtesy of Arlin Wong Photography

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Matt Field's Blacktrax Sponsored Nissan 240sx at Formula Drift LB

Recently went to Formula Drift Round One situated on the streets of Long Beach. While walking around and smelling the tire smoke, I stumbled upon the car show section hosted by Fatlace, there it was Matt Field's car parked at the AutoFashion/Fatlace booth. You might have seen this car before at the Hella Flush III event as he was parked out infront. Well turns out, Matt's going to be running in the Formula D season this year along with his grassroots events. If you see him at the upcoming Formula Drift events, tell him what's up !

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Jei's Kraftwerks Powered S2000 @ S2K Challenge, Buttonwillow CW13

The inspiration behind building this S2000 was from Sport Compact Car Magazine's Ultimate Street Car Challenge. We participated in the challenge in 2007 with Aki's LS1 powered 300ZX. The goal was to build a full interior street car that could do a respectable lap time at any local track. Besides the wing and splitter, the car drives on the street as you see it here.

This was our very first race event in the S2000. The car was having oversteering issues all day. The wind and dust didn't help the track either. We spent all day changing rear tire pressures, shock settings, aero and toe but were still limited on traction. Best official lap time was 2:00.8sec taking 1st in Unlimited and 3rd best lap time overall for the day. Check out the in-car footage.

BlackTrax Kraftwerks Supercharged S2000 @ Buttonwillow CW13 from Jei Chang on Vimeo.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Rob's S2000

Rob Burch came up from Bakersfield last night to iron out some cooling issues and to corner balance and dynotune his F20C powered S2000. This car is setup for Time Attack and S2K Challenge. We were very impressed with the results. The stock F20C with intake and exhaust netted 221hp 152tq which was 10+ more than his baselines, tuned with an Apex-i AFCII. The VAFC is of of the best dollar per horsepower upgrades for the S2000. Check him out, he'll be at Buttonwillow this weekend for S2K Challenge. Good luck Rob!