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  • Speed Secrets: Tips for Great Rolling Starts (879 views)

    By Ross Bentley on November 08, 2016 11:17 a.m.

    The start of a race is one of the most exciting parts, and the time when most mistakes are made. So, west coast SCCA Spec Racer Ford driver, James Chartres agreed to share his tips and advice for making the most of the race start (in case you haven't noticed, Spec Racer Ford is one of the most competitive forms of racing in the world!).

  • The Best Fire Suits For Large Drivers (483 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on November 04, 2016 11:21 a.m.

    For some people, finding a race suit that fits is tough. The manufacturers have to pick average blends of chest, waist, arm length, leg length and leg-torso ratios. But some people just aren't average.

  • At The Track: NA Miatas Can Now Run In Vintage Series (330 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on November 02, 2016 10:36 a.m.

    In our Guide To Vintage Racing we have pointed out that vintage sanctioning bodies like SVRA have generally twisted their rules to keep Spec Miatas at bay.

  • Ranking the 2016 Road Racing Series (378 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on November 02, 2016 10:27 a.m.

    The season isn't quite over in F1, but pretty much everyone else is getting ready for 2017. So, with 2016 still fresh in our minds, the Winding Road staff got out our Plasmatronix Dynamic Computational Algorithm Discombobulator, now incorporating fuzzy logic, and applied it to evaluating the season.

  • Book Review: The Guide To Road Racing On A Budget (854 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on November 02, 2016 10:20 a.m.

    Because Winding Road Racing has three motorsports equipment retail stores and runs both club racing and pro-am teams, we talk to a lot of people in the amateur motorsports world. A suprising number of them have lots of questions about how to get into the game.

  • "The Big Engine That Could" Mini-Series: Episode 4 (664 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on November 02, 2016 9:29 a.m.

    Watch episode 4 of The Big Engine That Could! In The Big Engine That Could, a group of regular guys and girls participates in The 25 Hours of Thunderhill, historically the longest endurance race on the U.S. road racing calendar.

  • Speed Secrets: BOO! (459 views)

    By Ross Bentley on November 01, 2016 10:30 a.m.

    Here are a few leftovers from Halloween. Beware... Scary Stories from the Right Seat, ahead!

  • Simple Steps To Managing Your Team Better (603 views)

    By Tom Martin on October 26, 2016 10:48 a.m.

    Just to be clear, every racer has a team. The "team" might be you. Period. It might be you and a friend, or you and anyone you can find to help at the track. Or, on the other end of the spectrum, it might be a full complement of mechanics and engineers on a professional arrive-and-drive team. Either way, you might be mismanaging...

  • Sebastian Vettel On The Essential Racing Skill (1214 views)

    By Tom Martin on October 26, 2016 10:29 a.m.

    Formula 1 was recently in Austin, and we had a chance to hear an interview by Steve Matchett with four-time world champion and Scuderia Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel. In it, Vettel talks about the importance of braking.

  • "The Big Engine That Could" Mini-Series: Episode 3 (629 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on October 25, 2016 2:27 p.m.

    In The Big Engine That Could, a group of regular guys and girls participates in The 25 Hours of Thunderhill, historically the longest endurance race on the U.S. road racing calendar. The Big Engine That Could is a video mini-series of the process, the thrills and the problems of endurance racing, with behind the scenes coverage of the team's progress and plenty of in-car footage.