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  • Video: Inside Look At F1 And WEC Support (783 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.

  • The Best of Winding Road Magazine (365 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on January 01, 2018 2:55 p.m.

    Check out the best of Winding Road Magazine. Get tips on how to get started in auto road racing, equipment buyer's guides, car racing videos and more!

  • Apply to Run Spec MX-5 Challenge In 2018 (457 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

  • Unveiled: Spec MX-5 Challenge Website (381 views)

    By Luciana D'Andretta on December 27, 2017 11:03 a.m.

    Spec MX-5 Challenge is a new pro racing series offering a $100,000 scholarship to Global MX-5 Cup as the top prize in its championship. One of the Spec MX-5 Challenge participants will also be invited to the Mazda Road To 24 Shootout.

  • Speed Secrets: How To Make The Most Out Of A Test Day – Part 3 (569 views)

    By Ross Bentley on December 27, 2017 10:10 a.m.

    Over the past two articles, I provided some overall strategy and key messages to keep in mind for your test day, as well as some that were specifically aimed at driver development. This week, we’ll look at car development.

  • The Tracks of Spec MX-5 Challenge: Virginia International Raceway (520 views)

    By Tom Martin on December 27, 2017 10:04 a.m.

    In 2018, Spec MX-5 Challenge will be running Virginia International Raceway twice in its eastern region series. VIR is a driver favorite for a number of reasons...

  • Race Event: Winterfest at Motorsports Ranch (240 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on December 20, 2017 10:02 a.m.

    It may be cold outside, but the 2018 season calendar is quickly heating up. The SCCA Texas Region just announced their annual WinterFest at Motorsports Ranch (Cresson, TX) January 26-28th. WinterFest is great because it has a little bit of something for everyone:

  • Simulator Survey: iRacing FTW (680 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 (390 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 ...