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  • Unusual Flip In Closed-Wheel Race Car (2057 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on April 26, 2017 10:06 a.m.

    At the recent Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup race at Barber Motorsports Park, we saw an unusual crash on the start that involved contact between cars with fenders that resulted in a flip (fast forward to about 3:00 to see the pace lap and start).

  • Strategic Dice: Lead Or Follow To Get The Win? (474 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on April 26, 2017 10:03 a.m.

    We were at Barber Motorsports Park recently for the opening round of the 2017 Battery Tender MX-5 Cup season. Our sponsored cars (#5 Mark Drennan/Winding Road @ Thunderhill, #21 Tom Martin III/WindingRoadRacing.com, #84 Todd Lamb/Winding Road @ ATL Speedwerks) had a good weekend.

  • Racing Is A Sport, But What Kind Of Sport? (659 views)

    By Tom Martin on April 26, 2017 10:01 a.m.

    This blog is not about the argument over whether race car drivers are athletes. They are, and it really takes someone who knows essentially nothing about the sport to misunderstand. Rather, this blog is about how we - drivers, teams and sanctioning bodies - design racing series to measure certain things.

  • Speed Secrets: Tuning Your Car for the Rain (653 views)

    By Ross Bentley on April 25, 2017 10:18 a.m.

    We all love driving in the rain, right? Well, some of us. But even those of you who are like me (I love it!), we'd prefer to drive a car in the rain that was well set up for the rain! In other words, driving a poorly- handling car in the rain is not so much fun.

  • Watch The Closest Racing Series: Global MX-5 Cup This Weekend (359 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on April 21, 2017 10:07 a.m.

    The season opener of MX-5 Cup is this weekend at Barber Motorsports Park, so you can see for yourself.

  • Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup Season Kickoff (291 views)

    By Tom Martin on April 19, 2017 9:55 a.m.

    We are heading to Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham for the first two races of the Global MX-5 Cup season this weekend.

  • Level 5 Motorsports Cars Up For Auction (819 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on April 19, 2017 9:29 a.m.

    Level 5 Motorsports remaining race cars and race equipment will be sold at an auction to be held by Auctions America on May 11-13 in Auburn, Indiana.

  • Drifting the 2017 Toyota 86 - POV Track & Skidpad Test (542 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on April 19, 2017 9:13 a.m.

    Aaron Bambach slides the 2017 Toyota 86 around the track and skid pad! Last month Chris O. and Chris A. headed over to M1 Concourse to

  • Speed Secrets: Nannies or No Nannies? (1276 views)

    By Ross Bentley on April 18, 2017 9:49 a.m.

    One of the most-discussed topics around the track these days is whether a driver participating in HPDE or track day events should turn off their car's "nannies" - stability and traction control, and other such electronic aids meant to help drivers stay in control of their vehicles.

  • Coaching Weekend at Circuit of the Americas (292 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on April 13, 2017 1:39 p.m.

    Join Winding Road Racing for weekend of racing and coaching at Circuit of the Americas for the NASA Texas Memorial Madness on May 26-28th. This is a perfect opportunity for one-on-one coaching and to race on an epic track!