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  • Simulator Survey: iRacing FTW (679 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on December 20, 2017 9:57 a.m.

    Checking in on the results of last week’s simulator survey, and there was a runaway winner of your preferred software. Out of over 120 responses, 45% of our readers chose iRacing over Forza, Gran Turismo, Assetto Corsa, Project Cars or rFactor:

  • Speed Secrets: How To Make The Most Out Of A Test Day – Part 2 (389 views)

    By Luciana D'Andretta on December 20, 2017 9:52 a.m.

    Here’s an analogy I often use: If football teams practiced the way most race drivers practice, they would show up to a practice session and play a game. But they don't do that. Instead, they break the game down into discrete skills and practice them with drills - blocking, passing, running, kicking. Only once in a while do they put all of them together to play a scrimmage (and even then, it's usually just parts of the game). But what most drivers do is go on the track and practice the whole thing, as if they were playing an entire ...

  • Free eBook: How to Learn a Track... Fast! (957 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on December 19, 2017 1:49 p.m.

    Ross Bentley, author of the bestselling book Ultimate Speed Secrets: The Complete Guide to High-Performance and Race Driving, is giving away a free eBook called “How to Learn a Track… Fast!” Just in time to get you mentally prepared for the 2018 race season, the free eBook goes over key techniques and the process to help you learn a track and get up to speed faster:

  • New Entry-Level Pro Series With $100k Prize: Spec MX-5 (1244 views)

    By Luciana D'Andretta on December 19, 2017 10:03 a.m.

    We are excited to see a new race series for 2018 that we think will be of interest to many of our readers. Positioned between Spec Miata and Global MX-5 Cup, Spec MX-5 gives drivers a new rung on the ladder system toward pro racing that will yield $100k in winnings to the champion.

  • Survey: Racing Simulator Usage and Desires (1174 views)

    By Karen Graf on December 13, 2017 11:10 a.m.

    Over the past 20 years, consumer simulators have transitioned from mainly gaming devices to serious tools for racers. In this week's survey, we want to know about you simulator, its usage and what you would do to improve it.

  • Video: 2018 Lamborghini Aventador S At Auto Club Speedway Road Course (765 views)

    By Bradley Iger on December 13, 2017 10:42 a.m.

    Ride along as I do my best to keep up with Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo series champion Shinya Michimi and FIA GT champion Justin Bell around Auto Club Speedway's sports car course in the Lamborghini Aventador S.

  • The Best Low-Cost Data System Gets Better (1734 views)

    By Tom Martin on December 13, 2017 10:34 a.m.

    AiM Data Systems recently announced an upgrade to our favorite lap timer and data system, the AiM Solo and Solo DL. We are thrilled to see the changes they've made by introducing the AiM Solo 2 and Solo 2 DL (and just as importantly the features they've retained).

  • Speed Secrets: How To Make The Most Out Of A Test Day – Part 1 (464 views)

    By Ross Bentley on December 13, 2017 10:14 a.m.

    Okay, you finally have a test day where you're able to focus just on tuning your car's handling and your own driving, instead of having the pressure of an event's practice, qualifying, and race. Yes! But how do you make the most it?

  • WR Survey: What On-Track Skills Do You Most Need To Work On? (339 views)

    By Luciana D'Andretta on December 06, 2017 11:14 a.m.

    Today, we're polling our readers to understand where they'd most like help improving their on-track skills. Be sure to use the link; if you comment below, your results won't be recorded (comments are welcome, of course).

  • Speed Secrets: How to Improve – Part 4 (523 views)

    By Ross Bentley on December 06, 2017 10:33 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?