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  • BMW Debuts The New M4 GT3 And… We Dig The Front End? (91 views)

    By Peter Nelson on August 21, 2020 1:50 p.m.

    Ever since the front-end of the new G82 M4 was leaked earlier this year, automotive enthusiasts have taken to social media to express their disgust over its buck-toothed, inflamed kidney, Sea Lamprey-lookin' front grille in droves. Hot take comin’ at you: we think the front grille looks much better in race car form. Well, maybe this isn’t that hot of a take; all aspects of car exteriors always look better in race form.

  • Rock Down To Electric Avenue – VW Begins Production Of The ID.4 (78 views)

    By Peter Nelson on August 20, 2020 1:27 p.m.

  • The Best Racing Harnesses For Every Occasion (10669 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on August 20, 2020 8:57 a.m.

    While safety is the primary function of a racing harness, there’s a number of other considerations when choosing one for your requirements, like the type of motorsport competition you’ll be using it in, its ease of use, and your budget. Here are our picks for the best harnesses of 2019.

  • Review: 2020 BMW 228i xDrive Gran Coupe -- Understated Refinement (195 views)

    By Peter Nelson on August 17, 2020 12:03 a.m.

    We got well-acquainted with the positives and negatives of the FWD-biased AWD BMW M235i xDrive Gran Coupe during our week with it. After we handed back the keys, it made us ask: if more essentially-FWD, non-SUV, Mini platform-mates-badged as Bimmers are in the cards, what would the non-M version be like? Enter the 2020 BMW 228i xDrive Gran Coupe: the M235i GC’s less-athletic sibling. Similarly adorned on the exterior and inside the cabin, though with less power, less suspension tuning, less-grippy tires, and less dollars in its price tag.

  • The Guide To Road Racing, Part 3: Getting Started - Race School Preparation (4860 views)

    By Bradley Iger on August 14, 2020 10:52 a.m.

    Now that we've acquired the necessary safety equipment, it's time to get ready for racing school. As you may recall from Part I, we're signed up for Cal Club Super School, a rigorous two-day course which, upon completion, makes us eligible to race the following day. If you're never raced before, you probably have some questions about how to best prepare yourself to be successful in the classroom and on the track. Let's take a look at some of the important steps to take before school starts, and in turn answer some of the questions you're likely to have before ...

  • Bundles of On-Track Joy: The Midas Touch Bundle (391 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on August 13, 2020 1:10 p.m.

    We take a lot of pride in putting together our various bundles. Customers can select various groupings of products, learn about each product in one listing, easily put it all together in one order, and end up saving a significant amount of money.

  • Vettel's Next Seat? Jim Glickenhaus Discusses His Big Plans For 2021 (210 views)

    By Peter Nelson on August 13, 2020 12:46 p.m.

    Ahead of this weekend’s 6 Hours of Spa, UK automotive journalist George East recently took an interview with Jim Glickenhaus about Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus’ (SCG) plans for 2021 over at Glickenhaus explains why he would be happy to have Sebastian Vettel in the car for Le Mans next year, and also talks candidly about his relationship with Ferrari.

  • Porsche Hustles Sizeable Saloon To New Nürburgring Lap Record (62 views)

    By Peter Nelson on August 13, 2020 12:11 p.m.

    Porsche has broken another Nürburgring lap record, this time utilizing the portlier end of their lineup: the Panamera Turbo. Clocking in a lightning-fast 7:29.81, they’ve set the record for production cars in the executive car segment. These might be larger cars, but they’ve got the power and chassis to match.

  • Racing Gloves - The Best Of The Cheapest! (644 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on August 11, 2020 9:22 a.m.

    We should quickly note that when we say “cheapest", we by no means mean cheap in terms of quality, that’s really just to grab folks’ attention. These gloves are great for their price-points, hold up well, are SFI and/or FIA-rated, and all have internal stitching.

  • Speed Secrets: Managing Your Emotions Behind the Wheel (1390 views)

    By Ross Bentley on August 11, 2020 9:20 a.m.

    Recently a reader emailed me to ask this: "How do I best manage my emotions when racing?" To answer this question - one that I suspect many drivers would like the answer to - I decided to ask a few drivers whom I respect immensely: Johannes van Overbeek, Tom Long, David Murry, and Don Kitch.