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  • McLaren 675LT at COTA - WR TV POV Track Test (320 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on March 22, 2017 10:16 a.m.

    The engine roar of the world’s most exclusive cars signified an event of a lifetime on Thursday, March 31, at the Circuit of The Americas.

  • 10 Reasons Spec Miata Is The Best Racing Car (920 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on March 22, 2017 10:11 a.m.

    Not a week goes by without a customer coming in to one of our stores to ask about buying or building a race car. Most people seem to know what they want, others want some guidance. The former outnumber the latter, though on average both groups seem equally confused about their goals and how to achieve them. The general answer: Spec Miata.

  • Speed Secrets: How to Get the Most Out of Your HPDE Instructor (380 views)

    By Ross Bentley on March 21, 2017 8:13 a.m.

    You get to your long-anticipated HPDE event, your car is prepped and ready to go, you've studied the track map and many videos, and now you're ready to have fun driving fast.

  • Saving Money: When More Is Less (394 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on March 15, 2017 10:23 a.m.

    In our work with racers, we sometimes see an attempt to save money that ends up costing more. You've probably been there and we have too. We've skimped on donor cars, only to replace entire drivetrains. We recently worked on a low-cost build from another shop that required so much work that the savings were completely nullified and the driver missed multiple weekends of racing because the low-cost effort took so long. Sometimes "More is less".

  • "Rookie To Racer" Program (789 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on March 15, 2017 10:11 a.m.

    We get quite a few enquiries about how to go road racing, what car to race in, how much racing costs and other sensible questions about getting into the sport.

  • POV Video Of Viper ACR At Champion Motor Speedway (392 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on March 15, 2017 8:51 a.m.

    Pro driver Aaron Bambach gets the Winding Road POV treatment as he runs the Viper ACR around the Champion Motor Speedway at M1 Concourse (Detroit).

  • Speed Secrets: 5 Ways to Use Video to Improve Your Driving (646 views)

    By Ross Bentley on March 14, 2017 4:06 p.m.

    A goal for every issue of Speed Secrets Weekly is to provide useful information in an easy-to-use format. And do we ever have some good stuff this week in an article from Peter Krause.

  • Get Ready For Sebring: Historic Video Footage (441 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on March 08, 2017 10:41 a.m.

    In this video covering the 12 Hours Of Sebring in the 1960's we see some video footage of historic cars.

  • Join Winding Road Racing For Fantasy F1 (704 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on March 08, 2017 10:17 a.m.

    You don't want to miss this, we promise, at least if you have any interest at all in Formula 1.

  • The Basics: Learning To Heel/Toe Downshift (1594 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on March 08, 2017 9:47 a.m.

    We coach many, many drivers during the racing year and we find, more than occasionally, that drivers either have little experience with heel/toe downshifting or they aren't very good at it.