Audi to Launch Racing Series for the 2016 TT (87 views)
By Winding Road Staff on October 30, 2014 4:26 p.m.
Even before the road-going version of the TT hits American shores, the automaker has already revealed a spec racer version of the new coupe and a bespoke series to go along with it.
By Bradley Iger on October 30, 2014 2:48 p.m.
Every year the Motor Press Guild holds their Track Days event, gathering both journalists and auto makers in one spot with the goal of giving both parties the opportunity to connect and allow members of the press a chance to evaluate the latest from the brands that participate. This year had a particularly good turnout, giving us a chance to check out vehicles we haven’t had any seat time in as of yet, as well as one’s we’ve reviewed previously but haven’t had on track yet, like the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang GT.
Classic: Lancia Stratos (64 views)
By Ronan Glon on October 30, 2014 12:14 p.m.
Widely considered one of the most successful rally cars of all time, the Lancia Stratos HF traces its roots back to the Stratos Zero concept that Bertone revealed at the 1970 edition of the Turin Motor Show.
WR TV: 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z51 Convertible (262 views)
By Bradley Iger on October 29, 2014 5:23 p.m.
Today we’ve got the keys to a drop top C7 Stingray optioned with the seven speed manual transmission, performance active exhaust system, and magnetic ride control suspension. This particular Corvette is also equipped with the Z51 performance package, which includes upgraded brakes, shocks, springs, anti-roll bars, wheels, and tires, along with dry-sump oiling and an electronic limited-slip differential.
By Winding Road Staff on October 29, 2014 1:53 p.m.
While we’re certainly fans of the ATS Coupe in its standard form, and found plenty to like about the CTS Vsport, it’s been a while since we’ve seen a Caddy get the full V treatment. But if these spy shots are any indicator, it looks like the wait is just about over, as the upcoming ATS-V Coupe was spotted completely exposed during a photo shoot ahead of its LA Auto Show debut next month.
Driven: 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat (6709 views)
By Bradley Iger on October 28, 2014 11:11 p.m.
It’s no secret that Dodge’s new 707 horsepower Hellcat power plant has caused quite a stir among performance car enthusiasts. When we headed to Portland earlier this year to drive the Hellcat-flavor Dodge Challenger, we came away with a lot of reasons to be excited. Considering that the Charger and Challenger share a nearly identical platform aside from the coupe’s shorter wheelbase, it comes as little surprise that the driving experience between the two is fairly similar. Still, with four doors, the Charger serves a different purpose in Dodge’s lineup, and the automaker has made a concerted effort to give ...
Speed Secrets: How to Choose a Coach (73 views)
By Ross Bentley on October 28, 2014 12:29 p.m.
As someone who's made a living from coaching drivers over the past 25 years, as well as being a strong promoter and advocate for it in a sport that traditionally has not accepted coaches, it'll come as no surprise that I have an opinion on this topic!
By Winding Road Staff on October 28, 2014 12:16 p.m.
Perfect for the racing junkie in your life, these films convey the intensity of competition in an honest and unfiltered way. Legendary races on the world’s most demanding tracks are captured here in a way that brings the viewer directly into the action. These are the films set the standard for racing cinema, and they’re guaranteed to be a hit with race fans both young and old.
By Winding Road Staff on October 27, 2014 5:28 p.m.
One of Winding Road Racing’s core objectives is to support amateur road racing in the United States. But more than that, we also want to publicize your achievements. Send us your racing videos and we’ll feature it on the Winding Road Racing YouTube channel.
By Winding Road Staff on October 24, 2014 6:06 p.m.
Chris Workman is a race fan, certified car guy, and father of three. As Chris explains it, his passion for all things automotive began when he attended an IndyCar race at Road America as a boy with his brother and father. Now Chris would like to provide a similar pathway for future gearheads to fall in love cars by way of The Longest Day, a self-published book that captures this moment through eye of a young boy who falls in love with racing through a bonding experience with his father. But in order to get the project off the ground, ...