WRR TV: Like A Bull In A China Shop (46 views)
By Bradley Iger on April 23, 2015 4:19 p.m.
When Henrique Cisneros in the No. 30 MOMO NGT Motorsport Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia stalled at the start of Race 1 in the GT class race during Cadillac Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, it caused massive havoc. Among the numerous competitors taken out of the race, the No. 37 Blancpain Racing Lamborghini Gallardo GT3 FL2, piloted by Maximilian Voelker, seems to take some of the worst of it as he gets bounced around like a pinball by multiple collisions before he even gets a chance to cross the starting line.
By Ross Bentley on April 21, 2015 12:32 p.m.
Between club racing, Chump car and Lemons, pro racing, and more, there seems to be an endurance race almost every weekend. And they're getting longer - Thunderhill's 25-hour race is nothing compared to the 38-hour race at VIR later this year. As James Colborn points out in his feature article this week, endurance racing requires a different way of thinking.
By Winding Road Staff on April 20, 2015 3:09 p.m.
This weekend Pirelli World Challenge and IndyCar head to Barber Motorsports Park to mix things up in Alabama. Find out when and where to catch all the action in the guide.
Preview: Drive eO PP03 (679 views)
By Bradley Iger on April 17, 2015 1:22 p.m.
“We want to become the first overall winner with an electric vehicle,” said Kristaps Dambis, project director at Drive eO, a Lativa based engineering firm turned race team which specializes in developing high performance electric prototypes. The event he’s referring to is the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, a notoriously challenging race which has been known to take out fierce competitors in the blink of an eye – a fate the Drive eO team knows all too well.
WR TV: 2004 Lamborghini Gallardo (995 views)
By Winding Road Staff on April 16, 2015 3:50 p.m.
This week we’ve got the keys to the best-selling Lamborghini in the company’s history. Powered by a 5-liter V10 dishing out 493 horsepower and 376 pound-feet of torque, the “baby Lambo” could be had with either a six-speed manual gearbox or a six-speed automated manual gearbox.
By Ross Bentley on April 16, 2015 2:21 p.m.
When I'm speaking at a club or other type of event full of car and driving fanatics, some of the most-asked questions are about data acquisition systems. Matt Romanowski is a guy that I often turn to for info about data systems, and how to get the most of them - which is what I've done this week.
Worth A Tow Race Planner: Vol. 15, Spring 2015 (268 views)
By Winding Road Staff on April 14, 2015 1:23 p.m.
As things heat up in the west and south, we slip in a few southern events while turning more attention to the north central and northeast.
Spec 986 And Spec Boxster (1436 views)
By Tom Martin on April 14, 2015 1:01 p.m.
If you are thinking about what classes are a step up from Spec Miata, but still affordable, running a class based on Porsche Boxsters has some intuitive appeal. You get a sexier car, with a mid-engine layout and more power. You retain a spec class, with the advantages that has for car counts and close racing. Let’s take a closer look at the results.
By Bradley Iger on April 13, 2015 4:59 p.m.
Racing season is in full swing folks – we’ve got F1 at the Bahrain International Circuit while IndyCar, Pirelli World Challenge and the United SportsCar Championship are tearing it up on the streets of Long Beach, California. Find out when and where to catch all the action in this handy guide.
Speed Secrets: Getting Your Game Face On (62 views)
By Ross Bentley on April 13, 2015 2:23 p.m.
I think there's so much to be learned from other sports and other athletes that can apply to performance and race driving. So when Ingrid Steffensen sent me her article about what she observed at a hockey game (and how it related to driving), I couldn't wait to share it with you.