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  • Highlighted Podcast Episode: The Smoking Tire Podcast Ep. 459 (231 views)

    By Peter Nelson on September 17, 2019 1:51 p.m.

    In this episode of the Smoking Tire Podcast, Jeff Zwart discusses his involvement with the recently-released film The Art of Racing In the Rain, as well as a bit more about his racing background, and Jennifer Nicole of the Porsche Experience Center Los Angeles discusses the facility’s amenities and activities.

  • Class One: New Regulations To Combine DTM and Super GT (345 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on September 17, 2019 1:14 p.m.

    The field is now set for the global Class One regulations which will be used by the Japanese Super GT series and German DTM. All cars competing will have two-liter, turbocharged, four-cylinder engines mounted in front of a spec carbon tub.

  • Speed Secrets: The Elements of a Great Racing Instructor (3217 views)

    By Ross Bentley on September 17, 2019 11:33 a.m.

    Think back to the best instructor you've ever had, whether your experience was in motorsports or some other activity. If you really take the time to recall this person, I suspect two things happened: first, a smile came to your face; second, you can still remember much of what he or she taught you (the same can't be said for the not-so-good instructors you've had in your life).

  • Video: POV Drive Of A 2019 Honda Civic Type R (244 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on September 14, 2019 3:30 p.m.

    Wear headphones! The audio in this video was recorded with in-ear binaural microphones. With headphones or earbuds on, you'll feel like you're actually sitting in the driver's seat.

  • David Brown Automotive Introduces The Mini Remastered, Oselli Edition (540 views)

    By Guest Contributor on September 14, 2019 1:58 p.m.

    David Brown Automotive has revealed Mini Remastered, Oselli Edition, a one-of-a-kind performance version of the celebrated city car. The highly tuned Mini Remastered, to be made on a limited production run of 60 cars to mark the first Mini launching in 1959, will be made in partnership with classic car performance specialist, Oselli.

  • The All New Porsche 911 Carrera 4: All About That Base (1202 views)

    By Peter Nelson on September 13, 2019 12:33 p.m.

    This week, Porsche announced the latest way to send all that power to all four wheels: the new 992 Carrera 4.

  • The Guide to Road Racing, Part 12: Time Trials (1852 views)

    By Bradley Iger on September 12, 2019 11:20 a.m.

    In our previous segment of the guide we introduced you to Track Night in America, a new SCCA program designed to serve as a low-cost entry point into driving on road courses with street cars. Within the SCCA ecosystem, it’s fair to consider Time Trials as the natural next step up the ladder from Track Nights in terms of driver experience and progression, and along with autocross events, for many it serves as the first exposure to a competitive driving environment. That newfound element here serves to ratchet up both the intensity and driver’s responsibility to be keenly aware of ...

  • Street Car Harness Buyer’s Guide (4116 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on September 12, 2019 10:04 a.m.

    After publishing our recent Best Racing Harnesses article we were asked about harness options for daily driven street cars that are being equipped for track use. Vehicles which serve a dual purpose as both a track day car and a means of every day transportation have significantly different requirements than vehicles built specifically for racing. With that in mind, below are some considerations when selecting harnesses for your street car.

  • This Weekend In Racing: September 13th - September 15th (115 views)

    By Peter Nelson on September 11, 2019 7:25 p.m.

    Tons of action is happening west of the Mississippi this weekend in stock car and road racing!

  • Video: Speed Academy's Plymouth Prowler (Dream Car) Track Review (441 views)

    By Peter Nelson on September 10, 2019 5:50 p.m.

    This week, we thought it would be fun to switch it up a tad and share something a bit different: Speed Academy’s Dave Pratte reviewing a 1999 Plymouth Prowler on track at Toronto Motorsports Park.