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  • Need To Know: The Difference Between Talent and Skill (1528 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.

  • Hard To Fit? Road Race Gear For Big And Tall Drivers (875 views)

    By Shawn Stout on April 27, 2018 11:38 a.m.

    If you're 5' 8" tall and weigh 140 lb., you'll probably have an easy time finding race suits or seats that fit you. But if you are tall or muscular or have wide hips, things might not be so easy.

  • Speed Secrets: The End Of Braking As We Know It (1721 views)

    By Ross Bentley on April 25, 2018 12:56 p.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: Global MX-5 Cup At Barber Offers Hundreds Of Passes (322 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on April 25, 2018 12:10 p.m.

    Here we see Race 2 of the recent Global MX-5 Cup weekend and watch several impressive drives, including one from Winding Road Racing partner Todd Lamb.

  • Survey: Rate The Most Important Questions For Novice Drivers To Ask (391 views)

    By Karen Graf on April 25, 2018 12:02 p.m.

    We are planning a new series of articles aimed at the questions that drivers have about how to go road racing.

  • You Are Not Happy About The Cost Of Racing (1116 views)

    By Tom Martin on April 25, 2018 11:40 a.m.

    Over the past two weeks, we've surveyed our readership to understand their feelings about the cost of racing and the options to address that cost.

  • Is Racing Too Expensive? (1546 views)

    By Luciana D'Andretta on April 18, 2018 11:36 a.m.

    Today we ask a simple question covering your feelings about racing costs and how they affect your racing.

  • Speed Secrets: The Dreaded Understeer-Oversteer Problem (1116 views)

    By Ross Bentley on April 18, 2018 11:16 a.m.

    The next time you experience the understeer-oversteer problem (and you will if you drive on a track enough), stop and ask yourself what you're doing with the steering wheel when the understeer begins.

  • Video: Mazda Global MX-5 Cup vs. MX-5 RF On Track (481 views)

    By Chris Amos on April 18, 2018 11:11 a.m.

    We joined up with Mazda pro driver Jonathan Bomarito to check out the Global MX-5 Cup race can and the MX-5 RF street car at thenM1 Concourse track.

  • Speed Secrets: The Approach to Fast Turns (1066 views)

    By Ross Bentley on April 11, 2018 11:40 a.m.

    The big, fast, and hairy turns are often the ones that separate the winners from the also-rans, right? Most often, it’s the fast turns where you stand to gain the most in terms of lap time.