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  • Need To Know: How Track Events Are Organized (422 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on May 30, 2018 10:44 a.m.

    When you are getting started in track events, it is helpful to understand that there are many, many events organized around the country.

  • Speed Secrets: Vision, State of Mind & Performance (566 views)

    By Ross Bentley on May 30, 2018 10:30 a.m.

    In preparation for some driver development work with a high-end simulator, I was talking with a friend (an ex-F1 driver I’ll call “David”), who had done a lot of sim work in England.

  • Speed Secrets: Upgrade Your Driving Software (575 views)

    By Ross Bentley on May 23, 2018 10:43 a.m.

    We do what we do because we're programmed to do so. We don't do what we want because we either don't have the programming to do it, or we access the wrong program at the wrong time.

  • Video: POV Test Drive Of F-150 Diesel Pickup (845 views)

    By Chris Amos on May 23, 2018 10:32 a.m.

    If you tow a race car and trailer, but also use your pickup as a daily driver, you may prefer a half-ton pickup to larger trucks like the F-350 or the HD GM or RAM trucks.

  • Need To Know: Ignoring Classes Of Classes Is A Huge Mistake (1622 views)

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

    Okay, class, sorry for the dramatic title, but today we have a topic that is pretty darn important, yet almost never talked about directly. People talk about classes all the time (e.g. FP or ST3 or SRF or T1 or SM) of course. But we don't often talk about classes of classes.

  • Video: 360 Degree Footage From Spec MX-5 Challenge At VIR (604 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on May 16, 2018 11:02 a.m.

    Here we ride along with John Allen racing in round 3 of Spec MX-5 Challenge - East at VIRginia International Raceway on March 12, 2018.

  • Need To Know: 10 Best Ways To Get Racing Sponsorship Money (1742 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on May 16, 2018 10:51 a.m.

    We’ve asked our readership for the questions they would most like to have had the answers to when they were starting out in motorsports. We’ve created our Need To Know series to address many of these questions.

  • Speed Secrets: To Trail Brake or Not To Trail Brake – Part Two (1133 views)

    By Ross Bentley on May 16, 2018 10:28 a.m.

    Never trail brake.” “Do all your braking in a straight line before the corner.” “Always trail brake.” “Trail brake in this corner, but not that one.” “If you’re new to track driving, don’t trail brake.” “If you’re an experienced driver, trail brake.” “If you’re driving a front-wheel-drive car, trail brake.” “If you’re driving a rear-engine car, don’t trail brake.”

  • Speed Secrets: To Trail Brake or Not to Trail Brake - Part One (1855 views)

    By Ross Bentley on May 09, 2018 11:52 a.m.

    A common question I hear tossed around among race drivers is, “How much trail braking is needed?” I wish there was a magic formula for determining exactly when and how much trail braking you should use for each and every corner – but there isn’t.

  • Need To Know: The Best Way To Get Started In Motorsports (1511 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on May 09, 2018 11:06 a.m.

    We talk to many people who want to do something in motorsports, or think they do, and yet many of them admit they are somewhat unclear about how to get started. That's understandable, so we've put together a few guidelines which may be helpful.