The Winding Road Hot List: Volume 7
By Winding Road Staff
February 08, 2013
As the Winding Road Showroom continues to grow, we come across lots of cool products that we geek out over, whether it’s a must-have automotive accessory, flashy watch, high-tech gadget, interesting book, or gorgeous car art. Here in the Hot List, we have gathered a few that we really like, and we think you’ll enjoy them, too.
This week, we’ve got a hilarious T-shirt from Blipshift, some aftermarket parts, a GoPro-enabled data acquisition system, and more.
This shirt features a hilarious quote from Lotus Formula 1 driver Kimi Räikkönen. Blipshift’s shirts are each available for a very limited time, so don’t fall asleep on this one.
In addition to telling the story of the newest model, SRT Viper: America's Supercar Returns explores the car's full history, including the roles Bob Lutz and Carroll Shelby played in the original Viper's development and recounts the Viper's wins at such hallowed tracks as Le Mans and Daytona. It's the full story of how one of the most amazing "halo" cars ever created has become an automotive legend.
The Superwinch S4000 SR Trailer Winch is designed for fast and easy installation, and is the ideal choice for all your trailer winching needs. Synthetic rope makes the winch light and safer to use. It has full metal gears that deliver power and performance. Preferred by the professionals for safe, dependable loading.
The TraqDash is now combined with the most popular HD Camera in the world, you can take full control of the GoPro Hero2 for easy remote operation. Just record data with your Traqmate and you’ll get synchronized HD video automatically. Traqmate's TraqDash color touchscreen display is extremely powerful, easy to read and even easier to use. With over 300 preprogrammed track Start/Finishes you will never have to worry. Simply turn on the TraqDash and it knows exactly where you are and sets the track for you. Easy.
The Festival of Speed is the largest motoring garden party in the world—a unique summer weekend that brings together an impossibly heady mix of cars, stars and motor sport ‘royalty’ to create the largest car culture event in the world. Held in the immaculate grounds of Goodwood House, this annual Hillclimb event is a true celebration of motor sport and all things automotive. Get your tickets early and start planning your vacation.
Available for a variety of applications and starting at affordable prices, you can get low with adjustable damping and height adjustment with the KSport Coilovers.
The ENKEI RPF1 combines both lightweight wheel technology with mass affordability. Available in a variety of sizes from 15" diameter to 18x10.5" in low offsets. Guerilla Racing has been dealing Enkei Wheels since 2009 and continues to stand behind their attention to quality, innovative new designs, and investment in the racing world.
Fans of car racing, especially the elite Formula 1 format, will get a rush from the excellent documentary Senna, a profile of the rock-star handsome Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna. But Senna is a film that all audiences can enjoy—because of its big heart and its engaging portrayal of its star. And the riveting footage of Senna's Formula 1 races, and his knife-edge daring behind the wheel, don't hurt either.
NOMO Design has come out with a minimalist series of prints featuring various famous racetracks. The screenprints are white paint on black paper, and measure 18 by 24 inches. Designs include Indianapolis, Daytona, Laguna Seca, Monaco, Monza, Sebring, Silverstone, Suzuka, and Talladega.
Small, unfashionable, short of money and the last of their kind to become a force in Grand Prix racing. The story of Toleman is not only fascinating and improbable—it has never been told before. Lavishly illustrated, the book retraces the narrative from the very beginning and covers the dramas, heartbreaks and triumphs of each racing season in detail. It is full of poignant memories never published before, as well as hilarious anecdotes and penetrating insights.