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  • "The Big Engine That Could" Mini-Series: Episode 5 (443 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on November 09, 2016 11:46 a.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. Not only that, they have selected an unlikely beast of a car to race -- the Ford Mustang. In Episode 5, they've reached the night portion of the race...

  • Why You Want To Go Vintage Racing (1237 views)

    By Tom Martin on November 09, 2016 10:39 a.m.

    In some ways, vintage "racing" isn't really racing. Chances are, you'll be in a class with other cars that aren't really like your car all that much. Vintage is different, but in that difference are some charms...

  • Trends: Make Your Own Series (MYOS) (436 views)

    By Tom Martin on November 09, 2016 10:24 a.m.

    BYOB is an acronym dating to the 1970s that formalized a long-standing practice for impoverished friends who wanted to party: Bring Your Own Bottle.

  • Speed Secrets: Tips for Great Rolling Starts (889 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 (493 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 (332 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 (389 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 (859 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 (666 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! (460 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!