In a groundbreaking development for club racers across the United States, the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) has officially embraced the Spec MX-5 Challenge…
The G80 M3’s personality is just far too muddied, but at least what it’s courageous enough to express is well-sorted excellence.
David Brown Automotive has unveiled an all-electric creation that signals a new era for the company – the Mini eMastered.
CG-Lock (CG stands for Center of Gravity) is a fairly simple device that attaches to your seatbelt, and can be installed in just a few minutes. It acts to keep your seatbelt tight, which holds the driver or passenger firmly in place. At about $60, it costs a lot less than a racing harness, and is still comfortable and easy to use when taking grandma to the grocery store or driving clients to lunch.
Whether you are road racing, doing a track day, running autocross, driving circle track or participating in High-Performance Driver Education, you need a helmet.
The Guide to Road Racing: Winding Road Magazine’s ultimate guide to getting your start in racing.
We’ve always felt the Porsch e928 was a bit of an underrated classic, and now it’s been given the love it deserves.
Where most cars seem to have slightly-tweaked paint jobs, some have significant changes, and one seems to NOT have a paint job!
New tracks, driving schools, iconic courses and vintage wheel-to-wheel competition – there’s a little something for everyone here. Check out this selection of events worth making the trek to in the next 8 weeks.
And now for something different, but not completely different because it is part of a well-known theme: CycleKarts. CycleKarts fit somewhat neatly into the theme of low-cost racing, a theme that has been a constant refrain since at least the post-war period when racers wanted to race, but few had money. Relatively inexpensive sports cars (a new Austin-Healey Sprite sold for $1975 in 1959) became popular during that period, as did sports car clubs, which were mostly volunteer organizations set up to allow racers to race. In recent times, we’ve had karting and LeMons and ChumpCar World Series and other efforts to make road racing more attainable.
If you are thinking about what classes are a step up from Spec Miata, but still affordable, running a class based on Porsche Boxsters has some intuitive appeal. You get a sexier car, with a mid-engine layout and more power. You retain a spec class, with the advantages that has for car counts and close racing. Let’s take a closer look at the results.
Time for a little history lesson, along with solving a mystery. This week, E. Paul Dickinson covers a topic that I hadn’t previously put much thought into, but then wondered about. I’ll leave it to him to explain this interesting mystery.
All hail BMW – the automaker who has made some curious choices the last few years – is bringing back the 3.0 CSL Batmobile!