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  • The Tracks Of Spec MX-5 Challenge: Road Atlanta (326 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 (55519 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 (403 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 (379 views)

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

  • Getting Sponsored for Your Pro Ride (566 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" (1693 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 (746 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?

  • Video: Inside Look At F1 And WEC Support (782 views)

    By Luciana D'Andretta on January 03, 2018 10:52 a.m.

    If you think about it, you realize that your success and safety on the track are the byproduct of work done by many people. And if you walk a mile in their shoes, you often realize that the work they do isn't as easy as it looks.

  • Apply to Run Spec MX-5 Challenge In 2018 (455 views)

    By Luciana D'Andretta on December 29, 2017 10:02 a.m.

    Spec MX-5 Challenge is a new race series for 2018. With a complete arrive & drive cost of $45,000 for the season, a $100,000 championship prize and more...

  • Spec MX-5 Challenge: New $100,000 Championship Series FAQ (204 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on December 29, 2017 9:50 a.m.

    In response to a wave of enquiries about potential seats in the new 2018 Spec MX-5 Challenge, the series has published an FAQ to answer many of the most common questions about racing in the series. The FAQ covers costs, schedule, cars, pricing, licensing and more