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  • The Best Gear For HPDE and Track Days (9502 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on October 11, 2017 10:34 a.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.

  • Speed Secrets: Getting Up to Speed Quickly (1577 views)

    By Ross Bentley on October 04, 2017 10:34 a.m.

    Some drivers seem to get up to speed within a lap or two, while others seem to take forever. It’s like they need lap after lap to get into the rhythm before they start turning quick times.

  • Audi R8 LMS GT4 Now On Sale (782 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on October 04, 2017 10:30 a.m.

    Audi Sport customer racing has announced the advent of ordering for the R8 LMS GT4.

  • Watkins Glen Walls + Light Rain + Slicks = "Interesting" (741 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on October 04, 2017 10:27 a.m.

    We've said it before and we'll say it again: MX-5 Cup offers some of the closest racing in the country. Here we ride with Winding Road customer racing driver Tom Martin III at a recent Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup race at Watkins Glen International.

  • Speed Secrets: Different Cars, Different Techniques (1751 views)

    By Ross Bentley on September 27, 2017 10:50 a.m.

    The higher a car's polar moment of inertia, the earlier and more gently you need to turn in. There's a phrase that should get you thinking!

  • How To Get What You Asked For: 189 Passes Per Race (334 views)

    By Tom Martin on September 27, 2017 10:38 a.m.

    We were recently at the end-of-season banquet celebrating Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup drivers, crew and officials. At the banquet, one of the IndyCar sanctioning body executives pointed out that MX-5 Cup had 2267 pass this season. As he said, tongue in cheek, "I think that's more passes than F1 has had since 1950".

  • What Balance Of Performance Looks Like: Mazda vs. Honda at COTA (1112 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on September 27, 2017 10:33 a.m.

    Here we see Winding Road Racing driver Jeff Sexton (#89, Mission Hill Advisors) in a lengthy battle with Honda driver Tom O'Gorman (#94, GridLife) during a Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car race at Circuit of the Americas.

  • When Competitors Clash: Seize The Day...Then Defend (678 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on September 20, 2017 11:33 a.m.

    Winding Road Racing driver Jeff Sexton (#89, Mission Hill Advisors) shows a bevy of intelligent race craft in this Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car race at Circuit of the Americas.

  • The Mother Of All Race Gear Buyer's Guides (929 views)

    By Luciana D'Andretta on September 20, 2017 11:08 a.m.

    We have written many buyer's guides to the best race gear. And we've written some how-to guides for installation as well, which are worth perusing before you make a purchase decision.

  • Speed Secrets: Developing Your Career Plan (438 views)

    By Ross Bentley on September 20, 2017 10:59 a.m.

    One thing that most every successful business does is develop a five-year plan, some type of strategem that helps everyone, especially management, know where the company is going and how to get there.