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  • Speed Secrets: Free Track Maps (970 views)

    By Ross Bentley on January 02, 2019 10:43 a.m.

    The good ol' track map is still one of the most valuable tools a performance car or race car driver could ever have. Whether we use a printed copy or a tablet, making notes is one of the most powerful learning tools we have. But there hasn't been a good resource for accurate, consistent maps designed for a driver to make notes. Until now.

  • 2019 Spec MX-5 New Build Pricing, Features Announced (859 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on January 02, 2019 10:40 a.m.

    Spec MX-5, LLC, the operators of the Spec MX-5 Challenge Series, have announced specifications and pricing for 2019 new build race cars. The series also described its plans for the car in future years.

  • Survey For All Drivers: Why So Few Women In Motorsports? (880 views)

    By Guest Contributor on January 02, 2019 10:05 a.m.

    Fellow motorsports enthusiast and participant Kristen Poole is knee-deep in research regarding women in motorsports and she needs your help! She’s presenting a session at...

  • A Great Racer, Gone Too Soon (2648 views)

    By Tom Martin on December 12, 2018 11:51 a.m.

    Dave Wheeler, owner of Advanced Autosports, passed away on December 12. To say that he will be missed by many in the Spec Miata community is an understatement. Dave typically had over 50 Spec Miatas under his wing at any one time, and so over the past two decades has...

  • Video: POV Test Drive of 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody (682 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on December 12, 2018 11:50 a.m.

    Take a ride with Winding Road Magazine in the all-new 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody.

  • Video: POV Test Drive Of The 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata GT (792 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on December 12, 2018 10:24 a.m.

    Ride with Winding Road Magazine in this POV Video of the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata GT with its 2.0-liter four-cylinder SKYACTIV-G engine that produces 181 horsepower at 7,000 rpm and 151 lb/ft torque at 4,000 rpm.

  • Carter Wins $100k Scholarship, So Can You (230 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on December 12, 2018 10:08 a.m.

    Michael Carter is the 2018 winner of the Mazda Road To 24 Shootout. The Georgia Institute of Technology student was a finalist in the Shootout, thanks to a strong season in Spec Miata. Carter competed this past weekend with Matthew Dirks, Hannah Grisham and Loni Unser in this competition for a scholarship supporting a 2019 drive in the Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup sponsored by

  • Spec MX-5 Challenge Welcomes T4 Mazdas (410 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on December 12, 2018 9:38 a.m.

    AUSTIN, TX and CUMMING, GA -- (December 12, 2018) -- Spec MX-5, LLC today announced that Mazda MX-5s from the SCCA T4 class will be eligible to compete in the 2019 Spec MX-5 Challenge Series. The Spec MX-5 Challenge is a pro racing series for NC-generation Mazda MX-5 race cars with over $100,000 in prize money supported by...

  • Going For Glory One Hour At A Time (229 views)

    By Guest Contributor on December 05, 2018 11:40 a.m.

    It’s no secret that Mazda Motorsports plays an integral role in the creation of a racing culture that provides opportunities, through a ladder system, for drivers to enter the field in amateur events and chart a course towards a successful professional racing career. This Friday, December 7, four drivers will have a chance to wrangle in one of those opportunities.

  • Spec MX-5 Challenge Announces Schedule and New Options for 2019 (671 views)

    By Luciana D'Andretta on December 05, 2018 10:52 a.m.

    Today, the Spec MX-5 Challenge announced its schedule and new options for the 2019 season. Notable is the expansion to tracks on the West Coast, as well as in the Mountain West and North Central regions of the U.S. Additionally, the series will offer new services packages for 2019. Drivers will be able to own their cars in addition to being able to...