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  • Vintage Racing Enthusiasts Rejoice: SCCA Creates New Prototype X Class For 2020 (465 views)

    By Peter Nelson on December 19, 2019 3:42 p.m.

    Great news in vintage racing: SCCA is introducing a new class for 2020 as a catch-all for vintage prototypes we spend so many hours drooling over on YouTube.

  • Highlighted Podcast Episode: Midweek Motorsports Series 14 Episode 47 (146 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on December 17, 2019 7:52 p.m.

    In this episode: this year’s end of the year awards are discussed (voting in link below), as well some lengthy discussion on the future of regulations in the WEC and Le Mans.

  • Rossi and Hamilton Swap Seats: What This Tells Us About MotoGP And F1 (573 views)

    By Peter Nelson on December 17, 2019 3:28 p.m.

    Recently, writer Darshan Chokhani posted an article on Drivetribe about MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi having his seat fitted at Mercedes F1 -a seat formerly occupied by 2019 F1 champion Lewis Hamilton.

  • Speed Secrets: Getting Back on Track After Time Off (282 views)

    By Ross Bentley on December 17, 2019 2:29 p.m.

    For those of us who love to drive, having to take time off because of work, life obligations, or necessary automotive repairs and maintenance is no fun. We inevitably spend the weeks or months in which our cars are parked dreaming about getting back to performance driving at our favorite tracks. Thoughts of driving inevitably lead us to wonder whether our driving skills will have diminished after time away from driving at speed. Will my shifting be as smooth? Will I be able to brake as late as I did on that last session months ago? Will my lap times ...

  • The Best Spec Series: Spec MX-5 Challenge Offers Innovations (217 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on December 17, 2019 2:28 p.m.

    We’ve been gearing up for the 2020 Spec MX-5 Season. After a lot of development and planning over the past few seasons, and some major announcements over the past few months, it’s going to be an awesome year.

  • Video: Picking Up A Ton Of Positions In The Rain (1193 views)

    By Peter Nelson on December 17, 2019 12:38 p.m.

    This video is something else: check out World Challenge heavy-hitter/all-around nice guy Tom O’Gorman pick up a ton of positions in the rain at the NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill earlier this month.

  • Video: POV Drive Of A 2019 Aston Martin Vantage (329 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on December 15, 2019 8:39 p.m.

    Tedward takes the beautiful 2019 Aston Martin Vantage for a spin, beautiful exhaust note and all.

  • Photos: Radwood SoCal 2019 (299 views)

    By Peter Nelson on December 12, 2019 8:05 p.m.

    Despite the tremendous threat of light rain and an un-seasonably cold SoCal day averaging 65 degrees Fahrenheit, on the 7th of this month we trekked up to Silverado, California for this year’s chapter of Radwood SoCal. With the Santa Ana Mountains comprising its backdrop, Oak Canyon Park proved to be an excellent venue to host a large gaggle of iconic rides. There was even a good amount of Fall foliage, which can be a bit of a rarity in these parts, which matched the vehicular color palette quite well.

  • This Weekend In Racing: December 14th - 15th (106 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on December 12, 2019 6:37 p.m.

    This weekend is far from where we were a few months ago, sports fans. By that, we mean there isn’t much racing getting broadcasted over the airwaves. Though, luckily there are still a few noteworthy events to keep an eye out for, and keep our racing addictions fulfilled.

  • Five Cars That Prove Automakers Won't Forget About Enthusiasts (686 views)

    By Peter Nelson on December 11, 2019 2:59 p.m.

    Upon first glance, one might conclude that the future is looking bleak for North American car enthusiasts. Between the continued rise in SUV/crossover sales, Ford USA pulling the Fiesta ST and Focus ST from our market, tossable little b-segment cars vanishing almost en masse from dealership lots, and manual transmissions becoming harder to find, our options are certainly decreasing. Though, one could also say that fun-to-drive options aren’t necessarily decreasing… but rather altering.