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  • Video: Wheeling Little Hot Hatches Around Tracks In Europe -- We're Jealous (71 views)

    By Peter Nelson on March 23, 2020 5:51 p.m.

    Something we’re gluttons for punishment over, and that general, non-tracking car enthusiasts share with us, is being jealous of Europeans for having so many fun cars that never came over to the USA.

  • Chris Harris And Martin Brundle Chat About F1, Endurance Racing, Broadcasting, And More (85 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on March 23, 2020 12:58 p.m.

    This is a really interesting one, sports fans. Chris Harris talks with Martin Brundle about his formative racing years, as well as his lengthy experience in F1, touring car racing, and Group C.

  • Speed Secrets: What Prevents Quicker (1234 views)

    By Ross Bentley on March 23, 2020 10:14 a.m.

    Is there anyone reading this who does not want to drive faster? Yep, just what I thought. Going faster can be seen in two ways: what can you do to drive faster, and what stops you from driving faster. It's this second viewpoint that driver coach E. Paul Dickinson writes about this week, getting you to think about what stops you from going quicker. By doing so, you can mentally prepare for what prevents you from driving quicker.

  • Multimatic Completely Takes Over Mazda's DPi Program (55 views)

    By Peter Nelson on March 21, 2020 4:15 p.m.

    According to this piece on dailysportscar.com, Mazda has confirmed that their IMSA prototype effort will now be officially known as Mazda Motorsports, and run entirely by Multimatic; their contract with Mazda Team Joest has officially ended.

  • This Weekend In Racing: Take A Look Back To The Late 80s And Early 90s (71 views)

    By Peter Nelson on March 20, 2020 11:21 a.m.

    Since there won’t really be any racing on TV this weekend, we thought we’d put together a mix of street circuit races from around 35 years to enjoy while we’re all more cooped-up than usual.

  • Buyer's Guide: Racing Harnesses and Belts (15493 views)

    By Bradley Iger on March 20, 2020 9:26 a.m.

    Racing harnesses may seem like just an obligatory safety measure, but their configuration, design, and ease of use can also have big impact on both your comfort in the car as well as your ability to quickly and easily get belted in before races and during driver changes in endurance events. There's a number of options to consider when buying racing harnesses, so we've taken the most common questions asked by racers and turned them into this handy buyer's guide. So without further ado, let's dive in.

  • Factory TCR Racer Makes For A Brilliant Enduro Chassis (58 views)

    By Peter Nelson on March 19, 2020 7:53 p.m.

    This recent article by Brett Becker on nasaspeed.news caught our attention, as we think it’s a great scenario. Take a factory-built Audi RS3 TCR car, turn the power down, tune it for NASA WERC, have a great shop like Strom Motorsports support and co-drive, and win a bunch of races in the E0 class in 2019.

  • History In Motorsports: The Jewish Racing Driver Who Beat the Nazis (58 views)

    By Peter Nelson on March 18, 2020 5:26 p.m.

    More book recommendations to present to our readership! We haven’t read this one yet, but you can count on us picking up a copy soon. Hat tip to Road And Track for doing a great piece containing some pretty substantial excerpts. Faster: How a Jewish Driver, an American Heiress, and a Legendary Car Beat Hitler’s Best looks to be an absolutely fascinating read.

  • Review: 2020 BMW Z4 M40i -- Luxury, Style, And Lots Of Muscle (555 views)

    By Peter Nelson on March 18, 2020 3:35 p.m.

    The internet has been a brutal, volatile place of opinions, suppositions, and hypotheses about the BMW Z4 and Toyota Supra, with a lot of the negativity behind the statements “the Supra is just a BMW Z4” and “LOL wow I like this Toyota Supra convertible.” We’re here to ask: how is it a bad thing that they’re the same chassis? Addressing the haters, our Editor in Chief Tom Martin put it best: the mysticism of non-experience. We’ll analyze the upsides and downsides of the Supra and how it compares in a future article, as we got our hands on one ...

  • The Sauber-Mercedes C9 Is One Of The Most Gorgeous And Fascinating Group C Racecars (108 views)

    By Peter Nelson on March 18, 2020 1:59 p.m.

    We’ve got a big soft spot for the Sauber-Mercedes C9. Its development story is fascinating, its podium ratio is quite good, and it just looks beautiful. The small, bi-turbo V8 beast was the most successful cars of the 1989 Group C racing season, winning eight races including Le Mans. They scored a 2nd place spot on the prestigious, French podium as well.