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  • Speed Secrets: How to Win the Race Start (194 views)

    By Ross Bentley on January 17, 2018 11:52 a.m.

    Before a race, think about where you’re starting on the grid. Who is starting around you and what are they like to race with? Can you trust them to run wheel-to-wheel with you? Are they fast starters? Do they run a few fast laps, then begin to fade?

  • Wheel-Wheel Licensing School In February (263 views)

    By Jeff Sexton on January 17, 2018 11:34 a.m.

    WRR partners Level Up Racing Schools and ATL Speedwerks will be holding a road racing and SCCA licensing school in February at Atlanta Motorsports Park.

  • Spec MX-5 Challenge Filling Up Quickly (111 views)

    By Jeff Sexton on January 17, 2018 11:18 a.m.

    When you offer a $100,000 top prize, and more, for a reasonably priced racing series, it makes sense that you get a positive reaction.

  • The Tracks Of Spec MX-5 Challenge: Road Atlanta (165 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on January 17, 2018 10:56 a.m.

    Road Atlanta will be the site of the Spec MX-5 Challenge championship event in November 2018. The top drivers from Spec MX-5 Challenge will come together to decide the winner of the $100,000 championship prize.

  • The 10 Best Auto Racing Helmets (35333 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on January 12, 2018 1:02 p.m.

    Whether you are road racing, doing a track day, running autocross or participating in High Performance Driver Education, you need a helmet. But it can be confusing when it comes to actually buying one. There are a lot of choices and sometimes the differences aren’t obvious. To give you some help, we recently reviewed 56 helmets from Bell, Stilo, HJC, Schuberth, Simpson, Black Armor, GForce, Arai, Roux, Zamp and Oreca. We found when testing factors like features, style, weight, fit and price that there were models that stood out. We’ve picked 10 helmets that cover a range of prices and ...

  • Speed Secrets: How To Practice (292 views)

    By Ross Bentley on January 10, 2018 1:39 p.m.

    Your mental approach to testing and practice is important. You want to simulate the competitive spirit and environment as closely as possible. You want the same intensity and aggressiveness in practice as you do in the race.

  • The Tracks Of Spec MX-5: NCM Motorsports Park (306 views)

    By Tom Martin on January 10, 2018 11:23 a.m.

  • Getting Sponsored for Your Pro Ride (494 views)

    By Jeff Sexton on January 09, 2018 11:58 a.m.

    Raising sponsorship dollars is hard. Sports car racing is not a huge audience sport. TV and streaming audiences are small, if they exist at all. So, to get sponsored you probably should be selling based on...

  • Buyer Beware! The Real Meaning Of "Bolt-On" (1332 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on January 03, 2018 11:39 a.m.

    We love cars and so do a lot of our customers. And we understand the desire to make your car better and faster, especially if you are doing HPDEs or time trials or wheel-to-wheel racing.

  • Speed Secrets: How to Improve - Part 4 (689 views)

    By Ross Bentley on January 03, 2018 11:06 a.m.

    In this final article of this series, it’s time for a little reality check. If you could do just one thing better this upcoming season as a driver, what would it be?