Motorsport

Motorsport Racewear Gift Guide

Need help in finding the perfect gift for the racing driver in your family? Check out this racewear gift guide! No matter your budget we have curated a list of racewear products…

Kartwear Gift Guide

Christmas Gift Guide – Kartwear

Whether we like it or not, Christmas is coming and now is the perfect time to beat the rush and get organised when it comes to gift buying. We’re going to try…

Sim Racing Gift Guide

Christmas Gift Guide – SIM Racing

Thinking of adding something to your set up? Christmas is coming and now is the perfect time to start thinking of adding some gear to your wish list!  We’ve got a huge…

Fiesta

Brief history of the Ford Fiesta

The Ford Fiesta is no more. 47 years after it was introduced to the world, Ford has announced production of the car will cease at the end of June 2023.  Spanning 7…

British Rally Championship Season Overview 2022

Osian entered the 2022 British Rally Championship season with high hopes of bettering his second place in the 2021 season. But nothing is certain in rallying, there was still a mountain to…

Osian Pryce wins the 2022 British Rally Championship

Osian Pryce has been crowned champion of the 2022 British Rally Championship – winning the title for the first time following victory on the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire. It was his fourth maximum British…

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Competition Clutches And Flywheels Guide

The clutch acts as a mechanical link between the engine and transmission. When the clutch lever is pressed, this disconnects the engine from the transmission and the drive wheels, allowing the driver…

Competition Suspension

Competition Suspension Guide

To achieve the best lap / stage your cars wheels and tyres need to be in contact with the track or stage as much as possible. The springs need to be strong…

Competition Oils guide

Competition Oils, Grades & Specs Guide

A typical bottle of engine or gear oil can have a rather bewildering list of standards, grades and terms that can be confusing if you are unfamiliar with them. We have compiled…

Osian Pryce celebrates 100th rally with victory

Osian Pryce Celebrates 100th Rally With Victory

Osian Pryce has celebrated his 100th rally with a victory on the Nicky Grist Stages – putting his BRC title bid back on track Osian Pryce has completed his 100th rally start…

How to Store Your Car – Podtec Carpod

If you are wondering how to store your car and you are an owner of a cherished vehicle which spends periods of time in storage, it makes perfect sense to keep the…

Motorsport Rally Intercom Systems Guide

Back in the very early days of rallying, the driver and co-driver could quite easily converse one with another due to the cars not being too dissimilar to their road going equivalents,…

Rev limiter and shift lights

Rev Limiter and Shift Light Guide

Most engines used in motorsport rev much more freely and respond much faster than the average road car. In the heat of competition with so much to concentrate on it can be…

Driver cooling and hydration

Driver Cooling and Hydration Guide

Driving a competition car requires intense concentration, involves lots of mental and skilled tasks, many that are second nature. Driving many cars also requires a lot of physical work. Therefore, the ability…

Custom Racewear

Custom Racewear Guide

Custom Racewear with your own design to match your competition car or kart used to be reserved for large budget teams or manufacturers. However, the advances in embroidery and printing programmes now…

Racewear care

Racewear Maintenance and Care Guide

We all know the driver that looks like they cleaned their engine using their race suit or has the amazing ability to go from clean to dirty in seconds! Seriously though fireproof…

British Kart Championship Season Preparation

British Kart Championship Season Preparation

The British Karting Championship is currently underway which Demon Tweeks is an official partner for 2022. Entering its fourth season of involvement in the UK’s premier karting series, read more about the…

Sim Handbrake

Sim Racing 101 Series | Episode #4: Shifter & Handbrake

Welcome back to Demon Tweeks sim racing series with McLaren Factory GT3 racing driver Joe Osborne and in-house sim expert Gaz! If you missed them, check out the episodes so far which…

Sim Racing Gift Guide

Sim Racing 101 Series | Episode #3: Rig & Computer

Welcome to Demon Tweeks new sim racing series with McLaren Factory GT3 driver Joe Osborne and in-house sim expert Gaz! If you missed them, check out episode 1 which focuses on pedals…

750 Motor Club

Demon Tweeks Continues support of 750 Motor Club

Demon Tweeks is pleased to continue the longstanding partnership with 750 Motor Club – widely known as the UK’s home for affordable racing. For 2022 Demon Tweeks takes on the title sponsorship…

Helmet Size Guide

Helmet Fitting Guide 

If you are purchasing a helmet for the first time or had helmets in the past that never quite felt right, we have compiled this helmet fitting guide to help you get…

Osian Pryce Wins round 1

Osian Pryce Wins Round 1 of British Rally Championship

Osian Pryce has made the perfect start to his British Rally Championship campaign by winning the opening round of the 2022 series, the Corbeau Seats Rally Tendring & Clacton (23/24 April), in…

Racing brake fluid

Which Brake Fluid For My Car?

In a motorsport environment, the car components work much harder than they…

Demon Tweeks Sim Setup

Sim Racing 101 Series | Episode #2: Wheels & Wheelbases

Welcome to our new sim racing series with in-house sim expert Gaz and McLaren Factory GT3 driver Joe Osborne! Over the next few episodes we’ll be discussing everything from sim racing pedals,…

Demon Tweeks at Goodwood

Demon Tweeks Race at Goodwood’s 79th Members Meeting

The Goodwood 79th Members Meeting, which was hosted 9th and 10th April, saw a host of exciting racing and track demonstrations where Demon Tweeks was given full access! The Members’ Meeting is…

Sim racing setup

Sim Racing 101 Series | Episode #1: Pedals

Welcome to our new sim racing series with in-house sim expert Gaz and McLaren Factory GT3 driver Joe Osborne! Over the next few episodes we’ll be discussing everything from sim racing pedals,…

Motorsport tyre

How to Choose Racing / Rally / Track Day Tyres

Tyres. They are black, round, and made of rubber. Get the right size and make sure they look good – simple right? Not so!  There’s a lot of thought needed to choose…

Demon Tweeks Back The British Kart Championships

Demon Tweeks is pleased to return to the Motorsport UK Wera Tools British Kart Championships as Official Partner in 2022, entering its fourth season of involvement in the UK’s premier karting series.…

Racewear FIA Standards 2022 Guide

What is the latest racewear homologation and does it affect me? The standards for racewear have changed. Motorsports governing body, the FIA have introduced the FIA 8856-2018 standard. From the start of…

Competition Seat Standards Guide 

The choice of competition seats can be rather bewildering with the various FIA Standards, FIA 8862-2009, recently introduced FIA 8855-2021, and FIA 8855-1999. We have put together this guide to make the…

Track Day Top 10 Essentials

An upcoming track day builds the excitement and adrenaline levels that it can be easy to forget to take some important equipment on the day. This top ten list hopefully will make…

The Ultimate 2022 Motorsport FAQ

When Autosport International was postponed in January we were disappointed not to be able to kick off our season in the usual manner. The show has always been a staple of our…

Competition Fire Safety 2022 Regulations 

Fire extinguishers are generally looked at a bit like car insurance, you know you must pay for it but only as it is compulsory. Often not much thought is given to them…

Season Starts Now

Are you ready for racing? Our annual season launch at the Autosport International show may be postponed but here at Demon Tweeks we’re more than prepared to get you on the grid…

Osian Pryce – British Rally Championship Star

Demon Tweeks are proud sponsors of Osian Pryce, the exciting Welsh rally driver from Machynlleth who has quickly confirmed himself as one of the main stars in the British Rally Championship. The…

Our Story – Driven by Passion

Since 1971 our aim has been to give you, the Demon Tweeks customer, the most complete and innovative motorsport product range available worldwide. So, no matter what your level or discipline, we…

Demon Tweeks – 50 Years in Pictures

To celebrate our 50th Anniversary this year we have accumulated some of our best action shots from the past 50 years in one place, it’s astonishing to see how far Demon Tweeks…

Staff’s Top Car & Bike Picks From the Past 50 Years

Do you have a favourite from the past 50 years? Our team of motorsport enthusiasts certainly do, with not one of them agreeing on their number one, this was a pretty interesting…

Building a Track Car

Are you thinking about building a track car? There are a few things to think about! Budget How much money do you want to spend? How many times realistically do you think…

Payday Event Top Deals

Looking for something to cheer you up during these miserable months in lockdown? Look…

Motorsport Air Filtration Guide

Air, or to be more precise oxygen, is an essential part of the combustion process and having enough airflow at maximum possible air pressure will achieve the best possible power output. Delivering…

Building a Sim Rig

If you are looking here it looks like you have been bitten by the sim racing bug, it’s been almost as contagious at covid19 it seems with thousands upon thousands of you…

NEW OMP KS-1 Pro Rib Protector

The first FIA Standard Karting Rib Protector “Motorsport is dangerous!”: is one of the most powerful statements used in racing, maybe the most important one. It easily explains how risk is always…

Motorsport Gift Guide

Demon Tweeks Motorsport 2020 Christmas Gift Guide!

Thinking of what to get your loved ones? But don’t know where to start? – check out our top 15 picks, guaranteed to get a smile on the big day! 1. Sparco…

Understanding & recognising Helmet standards

As of November 2020. The latest hot topic here at Demon Tweeks is the recent changes in helmet standards. Firstly, the standard of approval on your helmet can be found inside the…

5 Hacks to give you the edge in competition

In motorsport, everybody is always looking for a way to find a competitive edge over their rivals. However, with many race series being closely regulated, the chances of getting away with that…

Sparco QRT Seats

Every now and then, a certain technology comes along that changes the game…

Competition Wheel Spacers & Fixings

The old motorsport adage, “to finish first, first you must finish”, is very true. The chances of crossing the finish line is much higher if you have the full complement of wheels…

12 Top Motorsport Gift Ideas for Christmas 2019

“On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me…” don’t worry, we aren’t going to burst into song and dance. But the reality is that the Christmas season is…

Competition Car Storage: Keeping Your Car Race Ready

We would all love to use our competition cars all year around, but the lengths of championships, as well as budget and family pressures mean this rarely happens – With the exception…

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Testing

Let’s be honest, there just isn’t enough time over the course of a race weekend to fully dive into tuning the setup of your car or looking to improve your driving. By…

Custom Racewear Overview

Racewear made to your own design or to match your competition car used to be the preserve of large budget teams or manufacturers. However, the advances in embroidery and printing programmes now…

Clean Your Engine with Millers Oils Additives

Have you ever thought about what fuel you put in your car? Do you go for the cheapest fuel station you can find, or do you splash out on the premium fuels…

Guide to Motorsport Fasteners

A typical race or rally car has many fasteners that aren’t found on the average production car. Many of these designs have come from the aircraft industry where reliable quick release fittings…

The rise of historic motorsport

In a world of uncertainty, there is one thing that you can be sure about. That is the ever-increasing popularity of historic motorsport. Only a few years ago, the world of historic…

Walkthrough Guide: Your First Kart Race Meeting

So, you have decided to take up karting, you have bought your kart and safety equipment and you are now excited to start racing! But as this is a new experience, you…

How to Choose Your First Track Day Circuit

So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and head out on your first track day, but before you do, there are a few things to consider. It can be difficult to know…

First Track Day Memories & Advice

Taking to the track for the first time is a special moment in so many ways. Feeling the thrill of accelerating into the first corner before getting on the brakes and working…

Demon Tweeks Steering Wheel Guide

The steering wheel has been used almost since the dawn of motoring, and as a simple means of changing the direction is very hard to improve upon – and lots of people…

Guide to Exhaust Silencers & Noise Reduction

The sound of a DFV at full chat on open pipes is pure music to any motorsport fan, unfortunately, Mr Busybody from Notinmybackyardington is not always inclined to agree. Most circuits have…

The Demon Tweeks Race Day Checklist

We’ve all done it. Packed everything that we need for a race event, then arrived at the venue to discover that we have forgotten a vital item that we just can’t be…

Sim Racing: What Is It and How Do I Get Into It?

If you have been keeping up to date with the latest news from the world of motorsport, you may have noticed something a little bit different which has crept into the headlines.…

How to Get Started in Motorsport

If, like us, you love motorsport, you will have no doubt dreamt of being a professional racing driver. Picture the scene… a sea of photographers, cameras flashing, journalists clambering for an interview…

12 Guaranteed Ways to Make You a Faster Driver

We know what you are thinking – that is a pretty strong statement to make. We agree. However, we are willing to say that any one of the points mentioned below, will…

How to plumb your fuel system

Plumbing a Fuel System – What You Need to Know

The plumbing of a fuel system in a competition or modified car can be rather daunting but can actually be quite straight forward with a little bit of planning. We would recommend…

Choosing a Racing Harness

We all know that harnesses are an important piece of safety equipment, but we’ve often heard the phrase “belts are belts” used when determining which harness to buy. Are all belts and…

How to Choose Race Underwear

So, your body, hands and feet are now all kitted out with fireproof racewear. Time to take to the track… but hold on, there is just one other area to consider. Choosing…

How to Choose Race Gloves & Boots

With your brand new race suit sorted, what else would you need to start racing? This next instalment of our “Racewear for beginners” series covers some smaller, but no less important items:…

How to Choose a Set of Racing Tyres

Tyres. They are black, round, and made of rubber – but that is not all. As they provide important grip on the road, it is not as simple as just selecting one…

Kartwear for Beginners

Karting is a great way of getting into motorsport. Not only is it cheaper than racing cars, it is also great fun. If you are thinking of delving into the realm of…

racing helmets

Your Guide to Choosing a Helmet

There is a wide variety of helmets for sale here at Demon Tweeks and it can be very confusing as to which helmet is suitable for the type of racing that you…

How to Choose a Motorsport Seat

Choosing a new motorsport seat can seem overwhelming at first glance. There are so…

How to Choose a Race Suit

So, you have been following motorsport all your life, done a few trackdays and now want to take up competitive motor racing. That’s great! But before you start browsing for your ideal…

Track days

How to Modify Your Car for a Track Day

Track Days are awesome. Fact. They allow anyone, no matter what the budget, to get out on a track and have a blast in their own car. While there’s no reason that…