Car Basics and Build Tips
Welcome to Build Your Own Race Car’s “Car Basics And Build Tips” knowledge guide.
We’ve put together this guide to help you learn the basics of cars and race or road car design, beginning with the essentials of handling and working our way through components and science used in racing and road cars. We hope that you will be encouraged to learn more about the fascinating world of car design and construction.
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Select from the menu below to start learning. The topics are best read in the order presented below, as each topic provides valuable insights into the one following.
Ready to learn more?
If you’ve already got a race/road car type in mind, check out our Quick Start Guide. The quick start guide includes “First-read” books we recommend for each specific vehicle type.
Or, you can browse or search our complete, researched collection of car design, building and customizing books.