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  • The Best Carbon Fiber Helmets For Racing (2674 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on April 11, 2018 11:07 a.m.

    When you are looking for a helmet for road racing, time trials, HPDE or track days, you naturally want the best combination of capability and value you can find. We asked experts and drivers to review most of the carbon helmets on the market to find those we'd suggest looking at first.

  • IndyCar Continues To Impress (766 views)

    By Tom Martin on April 11, 2018 10:27 a.m.

    We're two races in to the 2018 IndyCar season and if you are not watching these races, we'd encourage you to check them out. Here's why.

  • Survey: Your Preferred Ways To Reduce Race Car Cost (822 views)

    By Todd Therkildsen on April 04, 2018 1:19 p.m.

    Just about everyone who races will acknowledge that racing is an expensive sport. Realistically, even if you do all your own mechanical work, when you race multiple times per year you end up spending thousands of dollars on tires and fuel and entry fees.

  • Video: Passing On "Flow" Tracks Can Be Tricky (1319 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on April 04, 2018 1:05 p.m.

    One element of track design that we've notice some drivers key on is something they call "flow". For example, a lot of drivers like Watkins Glen and this seems to be, at least in part, because it has quite a few high and medium speed turns that are connected.

  • Speed Secrets: Team Building (251 views)

    By Ross Bentley on April 04, 2018 12:48 p.m.

    How important to your results is the team you race with? Critical, right? When working within any team environment, you really have three options.

  • What Racers Say About Ideal Race Length (690 views)

    By Luciana D'Andretta on March 28, 2018 11:50 a.m.

    We recently surveyed readers about their desires for the format of race weekends. One area of the survey that had rather clear answers was the section on race length and related topics.

  • Speed Secrets: Opinion: Stupid Drivers! (1247 views)

    By Ross Bentley on March 28, 2018 11:26 a.m.

    I need to get something off my chest. It’s something that I've written about before, but some recent comments from drivers and my own observations have brought this to my attention again.

  • The Important Difference Between Pro Drivers And You (1839 views)

    By Tom Martin on March 28, 2018 10:56 a.m.

    There is an old adage that says something like "the difference between rich people and poor people is that the rich have more money".

  • Speed Secrets: Stop Driving On The Street (1489 views)

    By Ross Bentley on March 21, 2018 11:12 a.m.

    Where do you spend the bulk of your time driving? On the street or on the track? Unfortunately, it’s on the street, right? And that's the problem with many track drivers' braking - the habits they’ve built while driving on the street.

  • Livestreaming from Spec MX-5 Challenge This Weekend (430 views)

    By Luciana D'Andretta on March 21, 2018 11:04 a.m.

    The first round of the Spec MX-5 Challenge - East at VIR two weeks ago was truly exciting, with 6 cars finishing within 1 second of the winner in Race 1.