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In the August Issue | What Makes a Racing Brake?

Street or Track? The Ford GT’s Brakes Change With the Specific Mission.

In the August Issue | Brake Fluid: 9 Questions and Answers

What does hygroscopic mean, and what does it have to do with brake fluid? What's so special about DOT 5 brake fluid? We give you the "brake"-down on these questions and more in our next issue.

How Will a NASCAR Cup Car's Brakes Handle Daytona's Road Course? We Asked an Expert

As soon as NASCAR announced that its big, heavy Cup cars would be tackling Daytona’s full road course this August, a popular question arose: How will the brakes do under such punishment?

Just because your car is old, doesn’t mean its brakes should suck

Older cars are fun to drive for a number of reasons, but poor braking performance shouldn't be one of them.

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Shop Work: How to Go About Upgrading Your Brakes

“Jack of all trades, master of none” is a pretty good description of OE brake system designs.

Shop Work: How to Prevent Brake Vibrations

Quite simply, brake vibrations are never a good thing.

Features: Hawk Performance: Choosing the Right Brake Pads for any Situation

We spoke with Hawk Performance's Edwin Mangune about the origin of Hawk and his recommendations for pads.

Features: That's the Brakes: Exploring the Facts About Braking

Revisit the Grassroots Motorsports of yore, where we looked at the facts of braking.

Suspension & Handling: The Difference Between Street Brakes and Racing Brakes

Street or track? The Ford GT’s brakes change with the specific mission.

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