Video: How to prep a car between races like an IMSA team

https://www.youtube.com/embed/t_crd2xAVhk

How do you prepare for a race weekend? If your answer is “by loading up the car the night before,” you could be setting yourself up for failures out on track.

The best way to set yourself up for success? Take notes from FCP Euro’s professional IMSA team.

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David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
12/10/21 11:28 a.m.

So FCP's event prep is a bit more involved than mine....

How do the rest of you prepare? Wing it? Detailed lists? 

Tom1200
Tom1200 UltraDork
12/10/21 11:56 a.m.

Some good advice there.

livinon2wheels
livinon2wheels GRM+ Memberand Reader
5/12/23 1:45 p.m.

I run a slightly warmed over legacy wagon when I do go to the track which is much less often than I would like. But my routine is an oil and filter change right before, check the brakes - rotors for cracks bleed as needed replace pads as needed mount up 200 tw tires already mounted on track wheels. Check coolant, and all other fluids. Check suspension for play in bushings and end links. Clean out interior wash car and clean windows and I'm good to go. For that car it has worked so far....

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