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  • Mazda Expands U.S. MX-5 Miata Restoration Parts Program (74 views)

    By Peter Nelson on October 30, 2019 2:44 p.m.

    Holding the momentum of celebrating the Miata’s 30th anniversary of its debut at the Chicago Auto Show, as well as a successful 2019 Miata Reunion at Laguna Seca, Mazda has announced its expanded U.S. MX-5 Miata Restoration Parts Program.

  • Pruett Weighs In On The Fate Of Laguna Seca (1233 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on October 30, 2019 12:35 p.m.

    This editorial piece by Marshall Pruett on addresses the status of management at Laguna Seca, and highlights the complex scenario of keeping everyone involved with its operation happy.

  • This Weekend In Racing: November 1st - 3rd (115 views)

    By Peter Nelson on October 30, 2019 11:47 a.m.

    It’s all open-wheel vs. tucked-in-wheel deep in the heart of Texas this weekend, sports fans, with F1 at our dear COTA and NASCAR at Texas Motor Speedway.

  • Highlighted Podcast Episode: MPP The Week In IndyCar, Listener Q&A (73 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on October 29, 2019 7 p.m.

    In this episode of the Marshall Pruett Podcast, questions are answered from social media covering a wide variety of topics in racing, centered around IndyCar. Always a solid listen!

  • Driven: 2019 Hyundai Veloster N -- The Perfect FWD All-Rounder For Enthusiasts? (804 views)

    By Peter Nelson on October 29, 2019 1:41 p.m.

    If there’s one quick, simple way to describe driving the 2019 Hyundai Veloster N, it’s that this powerful little hot hatch would be an absolute blast through any N-shaped section of track.

  • Video: POV Drive Of A 2019 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS Manual (306 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on October 27, 2019 4:48 p.m.

    Wear headphones! The audio in this video was recorded with in-ear binaural microphones. With headphones or earbuds on, you'll feel like you're actually sitting in the driver's seat.

  • The Only McLaren F1 Technician in North America - Dream Job? (321 views)

    By Peter Nelson on October 27, 2019 4:12 p.m.

    This Road And Track article is a couple years old, but it's a fascinating glimpse at the job of the sole certified McLaren F1 technician in the US.

  • Speed Secrets: Diversify Your Talent (522 views)

    By Ross Bentley on October 27, 2019 3:25 p.m.

    While some people race for fun, there are others who want to make a living driving a car. I might be able to call myself a factory driver now thanks to Mazda's SKYACTIV-D prototype program, but I'm still busy with a lot of coaching, too. For racers who want to work their way into a professional series or diversify by becoming a coach, there are a number of ways to get started and a lot of things to keep in mind.

  • Video: 2019 NASA Championship TT5-Winning Lap At Mid-Ohio (363 views)

    By Peter Nelson on October 24, 2019 2:28 p.m.

    Competition was fierce this year at NASA Champs at Mid-Ohio, particularly in the TT5 field. According to this article in NASA Speed News, the top three finishers were separated by a total of just .112 seconds, and first and second were separated by just .048 seconds.

  • Volkwagen Announces New Eighth Generation Golf With Tons Of New Tech (91 views)

    By Peter Nelson on October 24, 2019 1:23 p.m.

    The new Mark 8 Volkswagen Golf has been announced by Wolfsburg! Featuring a myriad of hybrid drivetrains with improved efficiency diesel and gas engines, some quite intuitive tech, and a new generation MQB chassis to form its foundation, the beloved hatch is sure to continue being one of the best-selling cars in the world.