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  • The Tracks of Spec MX-5: Circuit of The Americas (355 views)

    By Tom Martin on January 31, 2018 11:01 a.m.

    On May 4-6, and then again on September 13-16, Spec MX-5 Challenge - Central will run at Circuit of The Americas. COTA is well-know as the host of the US Grand Prix Formula 1 race, as well as IMSA, Pirelli World Challenge, WEC and MotoGP events in recent years.

  • Save the Date: AiM Sports Data Training (796 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on January 26, 2018 1:09 p.m.

    Winding Road Racing will host a two-day AiM training seminar on April 28th and April 29th. The seminars will be presented by Roger Caddell, AiM Sports National Training Manager.

  • Speed Secrets: Pro Driver Keys (131 views)

    By Ross Bentley on January 26, 2018 1:03 p.m.

    For many years now, a driver’s business, marketing and career skills have been almost as important as their ability to drive fast in making a career as a professional race driver. In this article, I’m going to briefly touch on the major headings – the most important areas you will need to develop if you want to be a paid race driver.

  • What Is "Pro" Racing? Are You Ready? (462 views)

    By Jeff Sexton on January 26, 2018 12:27 p.m.

    Winding Road Racing gets asked all the time why certain series are defined as "Pro" and certain series are not. Like all things involving language, the answer depends a bit on who is talking to whom. But, we think there are some useful definitions that are becoming pretty standardized, and this may help decode what people are saying.

  • Speed Secrets: Learning How to Learn (1066 views)

    By Ross Bentley on January 24, 2018 11:26 a.m.

    If you had to pick just one thing that separates a Lewis Hamilton from other drivers (or any other superstar athlete, such as Serena Williams, Sidney Crosby, Steph Curry or Tom Brady) from all the rest, what would it be? Is it motivation? Desire? Work ethic? Great eyesight? Or just natural talent?

  • Handful Of Seats Open For Spec MX-5 Challenge (489 views)

    By Jeff Sexton on January 24, 2018 11:19 a.m.

    The Spec MX-5 Challenge series has now received 26 applications for 20 seats (10 driver run in the Eastern region and 10 in the Central region). But the series isn’t full yet because the series is holding seats open until the application deadline.

  • Reader Survey: How To Improve Track Days And HPDE (646 views)

    By Luciana D'Andretta on January 24, 2018 10:58 a.m.

    This week's survey asks about you experiences with and interest in track days, aka High Performance Driver Education. We want to understand how you use them and how they could be improved.

  • The Tracks Of Spec MX-5: Summit Point (313 views)

    By Tom Martin on January 24, 2018 10:39 a.m.

    Summit Point Motorsports Park, in Summit Point, WV is a 2.0 mile classic track dating from the late '60s. It has been the site of many SCCA races over the years. Spec MX-5 Challenge - East will visit Summit Point in June of 2018.

  • Speed Secrets: How to Win the Race Start (385 views)

    By Ross Bentley on January 17, 2018 11:52 a.m.

    Before a race, think about where you’re starting on the grid. Who is starting around you and what are they like to race with? Can you trust them to run wheel-to-wheel with you? Are they fast starters? Do they run a few fast laps, then begin to fade?

  • Wheel-Wheel Licensing School In February (526 views)

    By Jeff Sexton on January 17, 2018 11:34 a.m.

    WRR partners Level Up Racing Schools and ATL Speedwerks will be holding a road racing and SCCA licensing school in February at Atlanta Motorsports Park.