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  • Buyer's Guide: Driver Cooling Systems (5054 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on July 25, 2019 2:04 p.m.

    Summer temperatures are already upon us in many parts of the country. Out on the track in full race gear, those high temps translate to a whole lot of heat exposure for drivers - especially those participating in endurance events. Adding a driver cooling system to your racecar - which channels ice water through a specially-designed shirt worn by the driver - is a good idea not only because of the increased comfort for the driver, but also because fatigue caused by that heat can reduce one's ability to concentrate, in turn affecting not only lap times but safety as ...

  • Slightly-Camouflaged RX-8 Spotted At The Nürburgring (499 views)

    By Peter Nelson on July 25, 2019 1:10 p.m.

    Video surfaced on Tuesday of a thinly-disguised Mazda RX-8 on track at the Nürburgring. The reason for it being out there is a complete mystery, as it has been out of production for 7 years, and we’re all well aware of what the front bumper looks like under the wrap in the video.

  • Highlighted Podcast Episode: How to Improve Your Driving Vision - Speed Secrets (640 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on July 23, 2019 5:45 p.m.

    Dr. Barry Seiller and Ryan Warkins join Ross to talk all about a huge topic – vision.

  • NASA Introduces New Endurance Series — No Comp License Required (1028 views)

    By Guest Contributor on July 23, 2019 1:02 p.m.

    The Team Racing Endurance Challenge (TREC) is a new NASA enduro series that focuses on fun and lots of track time — and you don’t need a competition license to be part of the action.

  • POV Video: 2020 Kia Telluride SX AWD (278 views)

    By Chris Amos on July 22, 2019 1:41 p.m.

    MSRP: $43,490 MPG: 19 city / 24 highway Horsepower: 291 hp @ 6,000 rpm Towing capacity: 5,000 lbs

  • Spec MX-5 SimRacing Challenge Driver Profile: DJ Alessandrini #91 (186 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on July 20, 2019 4:28 p.m.

    Follow along as DJ shares his background in autocross and iRacing, as well as competing in the 2019 GRIDLIFE Touring Cup.

  • The Champion in Touring Car Racing. 32 Years Ago the BMW M3 Started Its Unique Series Of Victories (357 views)

    By Guest Contributor on July 20, 2019 1:59 p.m.

    In August 1985, a rumor surfaced in motor magazine Auto-Deutschland which emanated from a new sports car. An A Group Car from BMW that was a thoroughbred racing car according to the rules but was also to be produced in a version licensed to drive on open roads for everyday use.

  • The 2020 C8 Corvette Is (Pretty Much) Everything We Hoped It Would Be (750 views)

    By Peter Nelson on July 19, 2019 11:59 a.m.

    The 2020 C8 Chevrolet Corvette. The buzz surrounding the new generation is perhaps the most significant in the US auto market for at least the past decade, and it all appears to be well-founded.

  • The Guide To Road Racing, Part 3: Getting Started - Race School Preparation (4258 views)

    By Bradley Iger on July 16, 2019 4:41 p.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 ...

  • Video: Saleen S1 Cup Cars Are Seriously Fast (525 views)

    By Peter Nelson on July 16, 2019 2:33 p.m.

    The Saleen Cup debuted this past Sunday at PIR during the weekend’s SRO events. While numbers weren’t massive, it was still great to see this much-anticipated cup series come to fruition and prove that they’re a really potent chassis.