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  • The Guide to Getting Started in Road Racing, Part 11: Track Night in America (1079 views)

    By Bradley Iger on May 25, 2015 7:40 p.m.

    For those who have yet to discover an entry point into on-track performance driving, the process of getting there can be a bit intimidating and confusing at times – it’s one of the main reasons who we decided to create this series in the first place.

  • WRR Broadcast Guide: May 26th – June 1st, 2015 (152 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on May 25, 2015 2:56 p.m.

  • Speed Secrets: Why Do We Do What We Do? (452 views)

    By Ross Bentley on May 25, 2015 2:29 p.m.

    Some people would say that driving around a race track is not the smartest thing to do! In fact, you may have had your sanity questioned more than once. Perhaps you’ve had someone give you THAT look when you tell them how much you spend on your passion. Or they’ve questioned your concern for the environment, your safety, or the care for your family.

  • Driven: 2015 Honda CR-Z HPD Supercharged (2439 views)

    By Bradley Iger on May 22, 2015 5:52 p.m.

    When the CR-Z launched in 2010, Honda proposed that the car could trace its lineage back to the beloved CR-X, a diminutive 1980s era hatch that befitted from simple design and very light weight – under one ton in some configurations – which equated to spirited performance and nimble handling combined with excellent fuel economy and a low price tag.

  • Epic Events You Can Drive: One Lap Of America (966 views)

    By Guest Contributor on May 19, 2015 12:41 p.m.

    One Lap Of America is a set of driving competitions mixed with a non-competitive road trip. It starts and finishes in South Bend, IN, from whence you drive 3245 miles during the week to compete at tracks in Nebraska, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, Kentucky and back home again in Indiana. There are 18 planned track events, of which 13 are time trials on road racing circuits. There are three drag races and two skid pad events. Scoring is based on overall ranking (not time) in each event. Since you need to drive (transit) between events, One Lap is for street legal ...

  • Preview: 2016 Dodge Viper ACR (2844 views)

    By Bradley Iger on May 18, 2015 5:33 p.m.

    When we drove the 2014 SRT Viper TA last year we loved the brutality of the Viper’s V10, the tenacious grip that the massive footprint offered, and the car’s ability to lap all day without missing a beat. But we also left wondering whether the TA was a bit of a mixed message in terms of a package – the competition-ready seats and track-cailber firmness of the suspension tuning gave the car many of the attributes and sensations of legitimate track car – both good and bad – but the car also made plenty of concessions to comfort and convenience ...

  • WR TV: Mazda RX-8 Drift Car Ridealong With Mike Feiock (527 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on May 18, 2015 4:34 p.m.

    This week we’re riding shotgun in Formula D competitor Mike Feiock's Mazda RX-8 drift car at the No Star Bash 2015 at Gingerman Raceway. Mike’s rotary-powered RX-8 cranks out between 550 and 600 horsepower depending on the setup and tune he’s running on a particular day.

  • Speed Secrets: To Trail Brake, Or Not To Trail Brake. That Is The Question (4538 views)

    By Ross Bentley on May 18, 2015 1:24 p.m.

    “Never trail brake.” “Do all your braking in a straight line before the corner.” “Always trail brake.” “Trail brake in this corner, but not that one.” “If you’re new to track driving, don’t trail brake.” “If you’re an experienced driver, trail brake.” “If you’re driving a front-wheel-drive car, trail brake.” “If you’re driving a rear-engine car, don’t trail brake.”

  • WRR Broadcast Guide: May 20th – May 26th, 2015 (165 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on May 18, 2015 1:07 p.m.

    This week IndyCar heads to the Brickyard for the Indianpolis 500, Formula One is mixng it up on the streets of Monte-Carlo for the Monaco Grand Prix, and you'll be able to catch re-broadcasts of Pirelli World Challenge and Blancpain GT Endurance series races on CBS Sports Network.

  • WRR TV: When Street Circuits Attack (648 views)

    By Bradley Iger on May 11, 2015 7:55 p.m.

    Ride along onboard Kevin Estre in the #9 K-PAX McLaren 650S GT3 in the Pirelli World Challenge series as he competes in what would turn out to be a very messy race on the streets of Long Beach.