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News and Notes: How to select the right motorsports brake pads

Need help picking a brake pad? Mitchell Bloom from Hawk Performance offers his advice.

Shop Work: Do Performance Brake Pads Really Matter at Autocross Speeds?

Do higher-performance brake pads really make a difference around an autocross course? We tested four flavors of brake pad on our Mazda MX-5 project car to find out.

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Selecting and installing the right brake pads for our 997 Porsche

At our first track day in our Porsche 997, we began to run out of brakes. Despite Porsche’s reputation for superior stopping performance, the FIRM can be a …

Are endurance race pads really the best choice for a daily driver?

In our last brake update, we fitted a set of 3D-printed brake cooling deflectors. Our goal? To keep our very street-friendly pads–Pagid’s new STREET+ line–working even …

Time to order new brake pads for our LS-powered 350Z

Our LS-powered 350Z has great brakes. And it should, given we’re running a spendy StopTech big brake kit at all four corners.

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