How do you set up a low-powered, rear-wheel-drive autocross car to go fast? That was what I wanted to know.
Specifically, I wanted the secrets to speed for
Hunting for speed in a C Street, Solo Spec Coupe,
C Street (CS), Solo Spec Coupe (SSC), and
Street Touring Roadster (STR). My search
began as it always does, by reaching out to
numerous top finishers in those categories.
And they all offered great information.
But when you’re told by more than one
of those top finishers the equivalent
of: “When I get stuck, I call Brian
Karwan” – well, I called Brian Karwan.
Karwan is a three-time Solo
STR champ, and the founder of
Karcepts, which specializes in this type
of car. In other words, he knows his
way around car setup. More importantly,
he’s willing to share his knowledge with
friends, competitors and, now, all of us.
or Street Touring Roadster autocross setup, I called
the person everyone else talks to, Brian Karwan
WORDS Reece White | MAIN IMAGE Rupert Berrington