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  1. Golf/GTI VII
    I'm taking my car to the track on the 18th (Homestead), and I was looking for some track pads such as the ones Hawk sells for track use only. They are inexpensive, and really only good for track. That way, when I leave the track I can put my OEM ones back on for the OEM feel that is better for...
  2. Brakes
    As the title says, I attended my first ever HPDE last weekend, March 13-14. It was at Summit Point Raceway main circuit with Audi Club NA. I was in the green group and had an absolute blast. Unfortunately, my track time was cut short due to problems relating to the front brakes. Apparently the...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    There are some pretty epic build threads in our forum, and this one is no exception. Over 16 pages you can follow along as VWvortex member TheDailyBoost takes his 2015 MK7 GTI from a mild racer to a full-fledged racer. We don't need to tell you that racing is not a poor man's sport. The...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    For the most part, crash avoidance and driver assistance technology is a welcome addition to the automotive landscape. While they can be a little invasive sometimes, they’re usually doing what they’re supposed to and helping to save the lives of drivers who may have had a momentary lapse in...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    [Editor's Note: Fastivus took place last weekend, and while unfortunately none of the VMG staff was able to make the event, plenty of others were.  Below is an event recap by BIG-EURO's Erik Ruggels, with images from Paul Chan .]  If there's one premier Volkswagen track event of the entire...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    New German Performance has announced a packed Spring Events Calendar with a track day event at Summit Pointe Raceway and Dyno Day at their Aberdeen, Maryland location, as well as a Winter Sale running through March 9th.  Offering classroom instruction and track time for drivers of all skill...
  7. Misc. Professional Racing
    There may be a new, more radical vehicle coming to the Pirelli World Challenge's GT-S class when racing gets underway early next year.  Reiter Engineering and KTM have announced details on their new, yet to be named GT4 racer which is based on the firm's popular X-Bow model and powered by the...
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