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  • Highlighted Podcast: Classic 1990s And Early 2000s F1 For Our Listening Pleasure (183 views)

    By Peter Nelson on March 17, 2020 7:05 p.m.

    The Race has announced a new, 10-episode podcast series, Bring Back V10s. Covering a big chunk of recent F1 history from 1989 until 2005, this is sure to be awesome and very informative. Check out the description straight from the source:

  • How Do NASCAR Teams Figure Out Tire Changes Before And During Races? (273 views)

    By Guest Contributor on March 17, 2020 6:28 p.m.

    It is impossible to watch a NASCAR race without noticing the lightning-fast speeds at which the pit crews change tires on the vehicles during their pit stops. The unforgettable zipping sound of the impact wrenches they use to remove the lug nuts is just one of the highly-skilled duties these professionals use to assure a quick tire change.

  • Esports Take Up The Sword: Watch Rosenqvist, Verstappen, Herta, And More Battle At The Nürburgring (863 views)

    By Peter Nelson on March 17, 2020 5:42 p.m.

    In light of COVID-19 causing event cancellations all over in motorsports this past weekend, notably the Australian Grand Prix and IndyCar at St. Petersburg, some high-profile Esports action has taken up the sword to provide entertainment and keep drivers sharp during these social-distancing-times.

  • Three Common Methods of Steering Wheel Control – But Which Makes You Faster? (8655 views)

    By Ross Bentley on March 17, 2020 5:07 p.m.

    This is a controversial topic, with many differing opinions. One of my objectives for Speed Secrets Weekly has always been to provide different perspectives, and that's why we have a different guest contributor each week. To address these questions and comments, I’m going to tackle the topic in the feature article, and then have two coaches/drivers whom I respect immensely, Peter Krause and Peter Carroll, share their thoughts.

  • Kids Not In School? Let The Petersen Auto Museum Teach Them! (427 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on March 17, 2020 3:21 p.m.

    While kids around much of the country aren’t in school, it’s probably been a bit tough to keep them occupied and engaged with fun activities for a lot of folks. Luckily, the Petersen Automotive Museum is currently hosting a bunch of online educational livestreams!

  • Hangin' Indoors For A While? Check Out These Motorsport-Themed Books (206 views)

    By Peter Nelson on March 17, 2020 1:48 p.m.

    Stuck indoors practicing a little social distancing for a while until this pandemic blows over? We are too. We’re also starting to get a tad burned out from staring at computer screens all day; on the job and relaxing off the clock.

  • BMW Group Classic Wins The German Design Award 2020 For Its Campaign "Our Brands. Our Stories.” (87 views)

    By Guest Contributor on March 14, 2020 1:39 p.m.

    Munich. A few weeks after its success at the “Automotive Brand Contest”, BMW Group Classic has now also won the “German Design Award” 2020 for its communications campaign “Our Brands. Our Stories.”. In particular, the distinguished award celebrates the multimedia approach of the international campaign, which includes the “classic#heart” blog, billboard and advertising images, and an online newsletter, alongside video clips produced to a very high quality.

  • The 2020 Aston Martin DB11 Volante -- The Pinnacle Of Sports Car Luxury (79 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on March 14, 2020 1:21 p.m.

    Tedward has a go in Aston’s latest sports convertible; the brand still maintains its status as one of the best, top up or down.

  • This Weekend: F1 Cancelled, Racing Without Spectators In Florida And Georgia (194 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on March 12, 2020 7:55 p.m.

    Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, the Australian GP has been cancelled.

  • The Best Gear For HPDE and Track Days (16838 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on March 12, 2020 5:40 p.m.

    When we are trackside for High Performance Driver Education or track day events, we often find that participants don’t have all the items they need. When you stop to think about it, it isn’t a big surprise that race track operation puts stresses on the driver and the car that street driving doesn’t. To help with this, here is our collection of the best gear for HPDE events or track days.