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  • The Best Racing Harnesses For Every Occasion (11037 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on August 20, 2020 8:57 a.m.

    While safety is the primary function of a racing harness, there’s a number of other considerations when choosing one for your requirements, like the type of motorsport competition you’ll be using it in, its ease of use, and your budget. Here are our picks for the best harnesses of 2019.

  • Review: 2020 BMW 228i xDrive Gran Coupe -- Understated Refinement (215 views)

    By Peter Nelson on August 17, 2020 12:03 a.m.

    We got well-acquainted with the positives and negatives of the FWD-biased AWD BMW M235i xDrive Gran Coupe during our week with it. After we handed back the keys, it made us ask: if more essentially-FWD, non-SUV, Mini platform-mates-badged as Bimmers are in the cards, what would the non-M version be like? Enter the 2020 BMW 228i xDrive Gran Coupe: the M235i GC’s less-athletic sibling. Similarly adorned on the exterior and inside the cabin, though with less power, less suspension tuning, less-grippy tires, and less dollars in its price tag.

  • The Guide To Road Racing, Part 3: Getting Started - Race School Preparation (4903 views)

    By Bradley Iger on August 14, 2020 10:52 a.m.

    Now that we've acquired the necessary safety equipment, it's time to get ready for racing school. As you may recall from Part I, we're signed up for Cal Club Super School, a rigorous two-day course which, upon completion, makes us eligible to race the following day. If you're never raced before, you probably have some questions about how to best prepare yourself to be successful in the classroom and on the track. Let's take a look at some of the important steps to take before school starts, and in turn answer some of the questions you're likely to have before ...

  • Bundles of On-Track Joy: The Midas Touch Bundle (397 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on August 13, 2020 1:10 p.m.

    We take a lot of pride in putting together our various bundles. Customers can select various groupings of products, learn about each product in one listing, easily put it all together in one order, and end up saving a significant amount of money.

  • Vettel's Next Seat? Jim Glickenhaus Discusses His Big Plans For 2021 (211 views)

    By Peter Nelson on August 13, 2020 12:46 p.m.

    Ahead of this weekend’s 6 Hours of Spa, UK automotive journalist George East recently took an interview with Jim Glickenhaus about Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus’ (SCG) plans for 2021 over at Glickenhaus explains why he would be happy to have Sebastian Vettel in the car for Le Mans next year, and also talks candidly about his relationship with Ferrari.

  • Porsche Hustles Sizeable Saloon To New Nürburgring Lap Record (63 views)

    By Peter Nelson on August 13, 2020 12:11 p.m.

    Porsche has broken another Nürburgring lap record, this time utilizing the portlier end of their lineup: the Panamera Turbo. Clocking in a lightning-fast 7:29.81, they’ve set the record for production cars in the executive car segment. These might be larger cars, but they’ve got the power and chassis to match.

  • Racing Gloves - The Best Of The Cheapest! (784 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on August 11, 2020 9:22 a.m.

    We should quickly note that when we say “cheapest", we by no means mean cheap in terms of quality, that’s really just to grab folks’ attention. These gloves are great for their price-points, hold up well, are SFI and/or FIA-rated, and all have internal stitching.

  • Speed Secrets: Managing Your Emotions Behind the Wheel (1416 views)

    By Ross Bentley on August 11, 2020 9:20 a.m.

    Recently a reader emailed me to ask this: "How do I best manage my emotions when racing?" To answer this question - one that I suspect many drivers would like the answer to - I decided to ask a few drivers whom I respect immensely: Johannes van Overbeek, Tom Long, David Murry, and Don Kitch.

  • The Guide to Road Racing, Part 15: The Elusive Rain Line (1940 views)

    By Corey Rueth on August 11, 2020 9:13 a.m.

    As a young racer I found myself listening to more seasoned drivers discussing rain lines at the track with great curiosity, like they belonged to a secret club. I read and asked questions but found a myriad of answers that never worked that well for me. Ultimately, I determined that my own aggressive research was my best hope for a rain strategy that produced consistent results. I have a short attention span and sports that can't kill me do little to keep my interest. I guess that's why I found racing so appealing - specifically road racing.

  • Review: 2020 Honda Civic Si HPT Coupe -- Does It Live Up To The Si Badge? (511 views)

    By Peter Nelson on August 07, 2020 11:52 a.m.

    Does this latest 10th generation, 2020 Honda Civic Si 2-Door Coupe live up to the legendary Si badge? We think so.