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  • How To Win The Race Start (1520 views)

    By Ross Bentley on July 19, 2017 10:37 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?

  • How Driver Cooling Works (552 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on July 18, 2017 3:44 p.m.

    It’s summer time and the rising temperature just makes it that much hotter in a race car, where temps can exceed 120 degrees. Here at Winding Road, we always advise drivers to add a driver cooling system to their car. Keeping your core body temperature at a safe level helps reduce hydration and fatigue, leaving to improved performance throughout your race.

  • Global MX-5 Cup Livestreaming From the Streets of Toronto (278 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on July 14, 2017 9:37 a.m.

    Rounds seven and eight of the Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BF Goodrich Tires will take place on this weekend on the streets of Toronto.

  • The Spec Miata Of Karting? (1866 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on July 12, 2017 11:13 a.m.

    We were recently at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for a Batter Tender Global MX-5 Cup event. The race was pretty tight, with last lap, last corner passing for the win and such. A reminder that spec racing often leads to close competition if the car count is high enough.

  • We've Moved (316 views)

    By Luciana D'Andretta on July 12, 2017 10:45 a.m.

    Winding Road Racing Austin has moved our store and shop to a bigger and better location. We're within walking distance of the old store, in the same complex. Now we're in the same building as K1 Speed, but at the other end.

  • Speed Secrets: Brakes Make You Faster (2219 views)

    By Ross Bentley on July 12, 2017 9:30 a.m.

    Brakes can slow you down. Well, duh! But they can also make you faster. It's all about the timing and rate of release of the brakes.

  • Would You Lease Or Rent A Race Car? (786 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on July 05, 2017 11:06 a.m.

    The team at Winding Road Racing is always interested in ways to improve the racing experience. Today, we're interested in getting your feedback on leasing and renting racing cars.

  • How To Qualify Well: The Flyer (707 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on July 05, 2017 9:58 a.m.

    We found this video from SafeIsFast to be useful for one of the most challenging and important topics in road racing.

  • Race Communications: Racing Headsets (323 views)

    By Jeff Sexton on June 28, 2017 11:21 a.m.

    Communication while on track between the driver and the crew could mean the difference between winning and not. Learn more about our picks for headsets perfect for crew members, friends, and family members.

  • Vettel, Red Mist And Brain Chemistry (1536 views)

    By Tom Martin on June 28, 2017 10:48 a.m.

    You, who are on the road Must have a code That you can live by...