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  • Racing, a Petri Dish of Data to Fuel the Progress of Self-driving Cars (427 views)

    By Jason Methfessel on September 11, 2018 2:16 p.m.

    Cosworth CEO, Hal Reisiger, recently sat down with Automotive News reporter Richard Truett for a quick interview; their conversation covered topics about...

  • Bring The Racing Calendar Into The 21st Century (599 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on September 10, 2018 3:51 p.m.

    Today we visit a simple idea: the annual racing calendar ending too early because of the historical demographics of the U.S. These have changed, and so the calendar should migrate too.

  • Avoid Common Mistakes With The Transition To Higher-Level Racing (848 views)

    By Tom Martin on September 05, 2018 11:22 a.m.

    In case it helps more people think through the process, we've written down answers to questions we find drivers often overlook. We pass these on so that more people can focus on what we think is a good approach. Of course, everyone is different, so this may not apply to...

  • When Is There Too Much Excitement In A Race? (1259 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on September 05, 2018 10:49 a.m.

    Last weekend, Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup was at Portland International Raceway. As usual, MX-5 Cup put on quite a show. But there is often a time in a season when...

  • POV Video: Porsche 991.2 GT3 Manual Street Drive (1016 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on September 04, 2018 3:15 p.m.

    In this video, Tedward does a POV street drive in a 991.2 Porsche GT3. We recommend listening with headphones if you can.

  • Aston Martin To Execute IPO (533 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on August 29, 2018 12:02 p.m.

    The Wall Street Journal reports that Aston Martin will announce an IPO as early as August 29. It plans to raise as much as $1.5 billion through the offering of shares on the London Stock Exchange. Presumably, the costs of developing next-generation cars, including SUVs...

  • 10 Ways To Make Racing More Popular (582 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on August 29, 2018 11:41 a.m.

    We recently listened to a podcast interview of Bill James, the author of Bill James Baseball Abstracts and creator of the sabermetrics approach to baseball, as chronicled in Michael Lewis' Moneyball. Baseball is, perhaps, relevant to sports car racing since baseball faces challenges to retaining its audience. Baseball is a rather traditional sport...

  • Video: You Be The Judge -- Rubbin' or Wreckin'? (843 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on August 29, 2018 10:59 a.m.

    Last weekend, the NASCAR Xfinity Series traveled to Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Road America is one of the great road courses in the country and it is almost always entertaining to watch tube frame cars with big V-8s...

  • Video: Super Tight Spec MX-5 Challenge Racing Start To Finish (599 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on August 07, 2018 11:33 a.m.

    In this video, we see a recent Spec MX-5 Challenge race at Road Atlanta. Road Atlanta will be the site of the 2018 Spec MX-5 Challenge Championship, with $100,000 on the line, so drivers in this race were both practicing and learning about their competitors.

  • Crash And Learn: Typical Fault-Finding Is Pointless Or Wrong (2988 views)

    By Tom Martin on August 06, 2018 4:21 p.m.

    We saw a crash of epic proportions at Road America on Saturday in the Continental Sports Car Challenge race (as far as we know, both drivers are okay). It happens in the famous Kink, with Owen Trinkler (#46 Mercedes AMG GT) setting up a pass on Craig Lyons...