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  • Did Formula One Improve in 2018? Part I (372 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on October 31, 2018 10:32 a.m.

    In this series, we look at F1 in 2018 and ask if it improved. Our general impression is that F1 was slightly more exciting in 2018 than in the immediately previous years. But the driver's champion didn't change and the constructor's champion probably won't change either, so we have to look deeper to...

  • 2019 Spec MX-5 Challenge Plans Enhanced (387 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on October 31, 2018 10:23 a.m.

    With the 2018 Spec MX-5 Challenge championship awarding $100,000 in scholarship fund this weekend (November 1-4) at Road Atlanta, the Spec MX-5 Challenge team is already hard at work on the 2019 season. The 2019 season will see several enhancements including greater geographical coverage and more extensive prize money.

  • Video: POV Drive Of Tesla Model 3 (643 views)

    By Chris Amos on October 24, 2018 1:09 p.m.

    In this Winding Road POV video, Tedward checks out the new Tesla Model 3. This is the long range, RWD version. Ride along and hear if silence is really silence.

  • Get In The Mood For The 25 Hours: "Big Engine That Could" Documentary - EP 1 (1830 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on October 24, 2018 12:52 p.m.

    Everyone loves an underdog! Watch episode one of "The Big Engine That Could" mini-series.

  • Three Ways To Celebrate Kimi's USGP Victory (1270 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on October 24, 2018 12:04 p.m.

    We were happy to see Kimi Raikkonen get his first win since 2013, partially because he's a good driver, partially because he has given racers a quote -- "Leave me alone, I know what I'm doing" -- that is right up there with...

  • Women Drivers Wanted: Take Our Race Suit Survey (199 views)

    By Luciana D'Andretta on October 24, 2018 11:24 a.m.

    While we've encouraged women race car drivers for years, we've been thinking recently that the industry may not have done all it could to accommodate women with the safety gear it offers. We've recently seen some signs of...

  • What IMSA Can Teach Us About Club Racing: What's The Point? (984 views)

    By Tom Martin on October 17, 2018 11:30 a.m.

    IMSA recently held the traditional season-ending Petit Le Mans event at Road Atlanta. There are many things to like about this event, including a great track, relatively late-in-the-season scheduling, the day/night format and of course the cars...

  • Video: TT MX-5 Rocks It At Dominion (491 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on October 17, 2018 11:17 a.m.

    In this video, we run with Scott Merker in his NC MX-5 around Dominion Raceway in Thornburg, VA. The NC MX-5 is one of our favorite platforms because the...

  • Review: The Best Value Fire System For Road Racing (605 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on October 17, 2018 11:06 a.m.

    Fire suppression is somewhat like life insurance: a topic that isn't all that much fun to talk about, but a necessary one, nonetheless. We have found a fire suppression system that we think checks just about all the boxes, and so could be said to be the best value on the market. That system is the...

  • What F1 Can Teach Us About Club Racing: Vettel vs. Verstappen At Suzuka (1360 views)

    By Tom Martin on October 10, 2018 11:43 a.m.

    At Suzuka we got additional F1 lessons for club racers. Sebastian Vettel, after a bad qualifying session where he ended up P9, was charging through the field in a desperate attempt to limit Lewis Hamilton's championship points lead. Vettel made it up to P4 when he came up on Max Verstappen's Red Bull. Vettel went inside, the Ferrari and the Red Bull came together and Vettel spun.