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  • Fun New Levels of Insanity: The Bugatti Bolide (335 views)

    By Peter Nelson on November 06, 2020 2:02 p.m.

    Bugatti report that they’ve created a new concept car dubbed the Bolide. At just 2,733 lbs. and possessing north of 1800 horsepower, one would think Bolide is French for booming, especially considering its 5:23.1 Nordschleife lap time and uncorked W16 exhaust sound.

  • Review: 2020 Land Rover Defender 110 SE -- A Legend Is Reborn (318 views)

    By Peter Nelson on November 05, 2020 6:05 p.m.

    The 2020 Land Rover Defender 110 SE is a capable, practical, and fast beast. It's no wonder its already received a ton of accolades.

  • Coming In 2021: Porsche Sprint Challenge North America (349 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on November 04, 2020 12:40 p.m.

    Split into three classes, of which each contains a spec car that’s already well-raced throughout the world, Porsche Sprint Challenge North America events will team up with IMSA, IndyCar, and SRO to offer eight events next year, at a great selection of tracks. Sadly, none of the events will be on the West Coast. Regardless, we’re keeping an eye on this one

  • WRR TV: Why Even Pro Drivers Are Running ChampCar (3010 views)

    By Tom Martin on November 03, 2020 12:37 p.m.

    The great thing about ChumpCar is the chance to practice passing with fairly big closing speed differences and unknown drivers. Winding Road Team TFB test driver Will Faules shows what we're talking about in this short clip from ChumpCar at Circuit of the Americas.

  • Speed Secrets: From HPDE to Racing (2591 views)

    By Ross Bentley on November 03, 2020 12:32 p.m.

    Moving from High Performance Driving Education (HPDE) events or lapping days to racing is, well, exhilarating!

  • Speed Secrets: Getting Ready For Your First Race (1750 views)

    By Ross Bentley on November 03, 2020 12:28 p.m.

    You’ve been participating in HPDE and track day events for years, and now you’ve decided to tackle wheel-to-wheel racing. And now… how do you prepare for this step? What should you expect?

  • The Guide to Road Racing, Part 11: Track Night in America (3327 views)

    By Bradley Iger on November 03, 2020 12:23 p.m.

    For those who have yet to discover an entry point into on-track performance driving, the process of getting there can be a bit intimidating and confusing at times – it’s one of the main reasons who we decided to create this series in the first place.

  • What Does A Weekend Of Racing Cost? (4296 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on November 03, 2020 12:10 p.m.

    Racing isn’t cheap and, like many things, it ends up costing more than you might think at first. In our experience, the costs are a cause of stress for some racers. Learning the facts and setting more realistic expectations can partially reduce the stress. If you go in with eyes open and build a decent budget, then there are fewer surprises and more happiness.

  • The Five Low-Cost Ways To Go Road Racing (3952 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on November 03, 2020 11:25 a.m.

    Because Winding Road Racing offers organized arrive & drive racing in Spec MX-5 Challenge, MX-5 Cup and Pirelli World Challenge (as well as SCCA, NASA and PCA) we frequently get questions from road racing novices.

  • ChampCar As Racing School? (2204 views)

    By Tom Martin on November 03, 2020 11:22 a.m.

    We want to mention one less well-known element of Chump that we think makes it a great series for more experienced drivers.