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  • Video: 360 Degree Footage From Spec MX-5 Challenge At VIR (604 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on May 16, 2018 11:02 a.m.

    Here we ride along with John Allen racing in round 3 of Spec MX-5 Challenge - East at VIRginia International Raceway on March 12, 2018.

  • Need To Know: 10 Best Ways To Get Racing Sponsorship Money (1761 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on May 16, 2018 10:51 a.m.

    We’ve asked our readership for the questions they would most like to have had the answers to when they were starting out in motorsports. We’ve created our Need To Know series to address many of these questions.

  • Speed Secrets: To Trail Brake or Not To Trail Brake – Part Two (1134 views)

    By Ross Bentley on May 16, 2018 10:28 a.m.

    Never trail brake.” “Do all your braking in a straight line before the corner.” “Always trail brake.” “Trail brake in this corner, but not that one.” “If you’re new to track driving, don’t trail brake.” “If you’re an experienced driver, trail brake.” “If you’re driving a front-wheel-drive car, trail brake.” “If you’re driving a rear-engine car, don’t trail brake.”

  • Speed Secrets: To Trail Brake or Not to Trail Brake - Part One (1858 views)

    By Ross Bentley on May 09, 2018 11:52 a.m.

    A common question I hear tossed around among race drivers is, “How much trail braking is needed?” I wish there was a magic formula for determining exactly when and how much trail braking you should use for each and every corner – but there isn’t.

  • Need To Know: The Best Way To Get Started In Motorsports (1513 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on May 09, 2018 11:06 a.m.

    We talk to many people who want to do something in motorsports, or think they do, and yet many of them admit they are somewhat unclear about how to get started. That's understandable, so we've put together a few guidelines which may be helpful.

  • Video: Spec MX-5 Challenge Central Race 4 From Circuit Of The Americas (431 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on May 09, 2018 10:36 a.m.

    Here we ride with Spec MX-5 Challenge driver Harry Voigt in the fourth race of the season which took place at Circuit of The Americas in Austin on May 6.

  • Where to Eat in Austin on Race Weekends (636 views)

    By Luciana D'Andretta on May 02, 2018 11:47 a.m.

    We've compiled a list of some of Winding Road staff favorites of places to eat in Austin when you are here for a race weekend. Mind you, this is by no means exhaustive, and even this author admits we’ve left off some obvious (and not-so-obvious) locales (and we’re not even going to get in the BBQ argument).

  • Speed Secrets: The New “Engineers” (935 views)

    By Ross Bentley on May 02, 2018 11:22 a.m.

    One day many years ago, I had a major Aha! moment while driving along a highway. I was approaching a traffic light, and as I got closer the light turned from green to yellow and then to red.

  • Video: Caterham 7 620 R POV Track Drive (716 views)

    By Chris Amos on May 02, 2018 11:15 a.m.

    Pro driver and M1 Concourse track manager Aaron Bambach shows us around Champion Motor Speedway at M1 Concourse in a Caterham 7 620 R.

  • Need To Know: The Difference Between Talent and Skill (1519 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on May 02, 2018 11:10 a.m.

    In motorsports, as in most complex human endeavors, there is a difference between talent and skill. It is an important difference that many drivers forget about, which hurts their progress.