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How Much Should I Spend On A Road Racing Helmet?

How Much Should I Spend On A Road Racing Helmet?

We broke it down, to make the helmet buying process a little smoother for you.

By Winding Road Staff | July 30, 2021
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The 10 Best Auto Racing Helmets
The 10 Best Auto Racing Helmets

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.

By Winding Road Staff | September 22, 2022
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Gear Spotlight: All the Essentials to Get Ready to Go Racing
Gear Spotlight: All the Essentials to Get Ready to Go Racing

For many, half the battle of making the jump from racing fan to racing participant involves cobbling together the requisite gear. With these bundles we’ve taken the guesswork out of that task, offering bespoke packages based on experience level and the type of track driving you’ll be doing. Of course, it never hurts to have some guidance along the way, so we’re also highlighting some of our favorite books on race driving technique too.

By Winding Road Staff | December 10, 2014

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The 10 Best Auto Racing Helmets

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.

By Winding Road Staff | September 22, 2022
Pagani’s $75K Large Format Camera

The new Gibellini GP810HP will be limited to just 75 units, with the initial 30 cameras available exclusively to owners of Pagani cars.

By Justin Cornelison | September 16, 2022
Richard Mille’s $1.88 million Ferrari Watch

When Richard Mille unveiled its first piece with Ferrari at the automotive marque’s HQ in Maranello, Italy, on July 5, the audience was taken by…

By Justin Cornelison | September 16, 2022
Porsche Factory Roof Tent!

The new Porsche Tequipment two-person roof tent comes in a sleek hard case that was developed at Porsche’s performance-oriented Weissach Development Center to be more aerodynamic than your average overlanding setup.

By Justin Cornelison | September 12, 2022
Driver Gear: Hasselblad X2D 100C

A 100-megapixel CMOS sensor and advancements in image quality, focusing, stabilization, responsiveness, and storage, are built into iconic Scandinavian design.

By Justin Cornelison | September 09, 2022
How Much Should I Spend On A Road Racing Helmet?

We broke it down, to make the helmet buying process a little smoother for you.

By Tom Martin | July 30, 2021
Buyer’s Guide: Racing Seats

A good seat is a racing essential, but there is a lot to know if you want to pick the right seat. This buyer’s guide is meant to help you get started, answering your questions to make sure you are making the right purchase. There are a lot of options, after all, and in the end, you need to make sure you’re asking yourself the right questions.

By Winding Road Staff | September 29, 2020
Buyer’s Guide: Racing Shoes

Previously, we’ve gotten your hands, head, eyes, backside and body ready for race duty. But what about your feet?

By Bradley Iger | September 22, 2020
Buyer’s Guide: Racing Gloves

If you’re going to go racing, you’re going to need a good pair of pair of gloves. Safety makes racing gloves obligatory, but how do you choose which pairs makes the most sense for your needs?

By Bradley Iger | September 12, 2020
Buyer’s Guide: The Klemantaski Collection

Louis Klemantaski, whose motorsport photography work spans from 1930s through the 1970s, represents the pinnacle of the Jacques-Henri Lartigue aesthetic, a photographer who pioneered the art of capturing images moving objects during the turn of the 20th century. The son of a Willys-Overland importer, Klemantaski spent his youth at the famous Brooklands racing circuit in Surrey, England, both racing on the circuit as well as taking photos of cars during races.

By Winding Road Staff | August 22, 2020
Buyer’s Guide: Racing Harnesses and Belts

Racing harnesses may seem like just an obligatory safety measure, but their configuration, design, and ease of use can also have big impact on both your comfort in the car as well as your ability to quickly and easily get belted in before races and during driver changes in endurance events. There’s a number of options to consider when buying racing harnesses, so we’ve taken the most common questions asked by racers and turned them into this handy buyer’s guide. So without further ado, let’s dive in.

By Bradley Iger | March 20, 2020
Off-Season Honey Do: Get Your Roll Cage/Bar Installed

Now that we’re between seasons, it is the ideal time to schedule the installation of a roll cage or roll bar in your race car. Say you’re planning a Spec Miata or AI Mustang or Spec Boxster or T2 911. Many drivers find they can do most of the work, but…

By Todd Therkildsen | November 28, 2018

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