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Speed Secrets: Setting HPDE Expectations

Speed Secrets: Setting HPDE Expectations

The story of two bad wrecks and how experience teaches that managing expectations is key for track days (and even more important for wheel-to-wheel racing).

By Guest Contributor | February 08, 2022
Why We Love Willy T. Ribbs

Just one week into F1's summer break, we've found ourselves rewatching some of the 2022 season's highlights.  One of the most memorable moments so far has to be Willy T's podium interviews after the Miami GP.

By Guest Contributor | August 08, 2022
The Start: Ten Seconds That Can Make… Or Break Your Race

The old saying goes, “No race has ever been won in the first corner, but many have been lost there." Well if that’s true, then why do so many drivers go for it at the start?

By Guest Contributor | August 29, 2022


More Than Equal Launches Driver Development Programme With First Female Cohort

Talented young female drivers from Australia, Austria, Czech Republic, Malaysia, Slovakia and the United Kingdom will join the inaugural cohort LONDON, MAY 14, 2024: More…

By Guest Contributor | May 14, 2024
Kodiak proudly sponsors Meyer Shank Racing and Helio Castroneves in pursuit of historic Indianapolis 500 win

CINCINNATI, May 7, 2024 – Kodiak, a leading provider of cutting-edge chemical solutions, proudly announces its sponsorship of Meyer Shank Racing and legendary driver Helio Castroneves in…

By Guest Contributor | May 07, 2024
Ask Ross: Square Corners & Min Speeds

Historically, we at Winding Road have hosted Ross Bentley’s Speed Secrets on our site. Ross’s wisdom and expertise stacked alongside his ability to communicate to…

By Jason Methfessel | April 04, 2024
BUGATTI TYPE 35: The Making of A Champion

Setting the blueprint for all Bugatti cars that followed, the Type 35 was designed and engineered like no other, and featured world-firsts to ensure unmatched…

By Guest Contributor | March 14, 2024
Audi accelerates preparations for successful entry into Formula 1 and significantly expands its commitment

Supervisory Boards of Volkswagen AG and AUDI AG vote for complete takeover of Sauber Group Oliver Hoffmann takes over responsibility for Audi’s Formula 1 commitment…

By Guest Contributor | March 08, 2024
BAC introduces Mono Cup – a new chapter in high-performance racing with the world’s fastest one-make championship

Mono Cup marks BAC’s first-ever entry into the dynamic world of motorsports The sensational announcement, which has been kept top secret, is the result of…

By Guest Contributor | March 06, 2024
Speed Secrets: My Big Aha! Moment

But we all know that an early turn-in does not result in a late apex, right? Not necessarily. And that’s where my Big Aha! Moment came in.

By Ross Bentley | November 06, 2023
Technical Compliance with AiM Data

The Spec MX-5 series has become a shining example of how comprehensive data can streamline technical compliance.

By Justin Cornelison | October 30, 2023
Ferrari 499P Modificata: a Le Mans Winner You Can Buy

The 499P Modificata is not your typical road-legal sports car, nor is it a vehicle designed for privateer racing teams.

By Justin Cornelison | October 30, 2023
Coach’s Life: The Joe Kopp Story

While you may not know Joe Kopp, he is one of the most well-known and accomplished Flat Track motorcycle racers, ever.

By Ross Bentley | October 23, 2023
USGP Update: The Disqualification of Hamilton and Leclerc Explained

The 2023 USGP will be remembered not only for its thrilling racing, but also for the DQ’s of top drivers, Lewis Hamilton and Charles Leclerc.

By Justin Cornelison | October 23, 2023
Speed Secrets: Drive Like a Little Kid

Why should you drive like a little kid?  Ross Bentley writes about how little kids don’t judge themselves… until we judge them.

By Ross Bentley | October 18, 2023
2023 United States GP: It’s Formula 1 Race Week!

Formula 1 is revving up for the 2023 United States GP at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, marking the 18th round of the season.

By Justin Cornelison | October 16, 2023
Speed Secrets: How to Manage Brake Fade

Spend enough time driving on a race track, and you are likely to either experience brake fade, or you already have.

By Ross Bentley | September 25, 2023
Speed Secrets: How to Come to Grips With a New Car or Track

Here’s a new Speed Secrets: how to come to grips with a new car or track? You drive the car, not the track.

By Ross Bentley | September 19, 2023
Speed Secrets: Driving Flow

Flow triggers the release of dopamine in the brain, as do certain drugs. So, driving flow is more than like a drug, it is a drug!

By Ross Bentley | September 04, 2023
Motorsport is More Accessible Than Any Other Sport

Doing what we do, driving and racing on tracks, makes us unusual because of how we can relate to what the professional motorsport drivers do.

By Ross Bentley | August 30, 2023
Speed Secrets: Glance & Focus Your Way Around the Track

These Speed Secrets certainly apply to rain-soaked trails and race tracks, but also on dry tracks – stay tuned for a dry trails article.

By Ross Bentley | August 28, 2023
Speed Secrets: Driving Lessons

He still drove too far from the wall. I was confused, since these driving lessons had worked so often in the past. Then I had an idea…

By Ross Bentley | August 14, 2023
Speed Secrets: Race Car Drivers are Human

When I competed against other race car drivers, I didn’t like many of them, but as I got to know them, I had a big Aha! moment: they’re human.

By Ross Bentley | August 09, 2023
Speed Secrets: Is Sergio Perez Maxed Out?

As the Formula One teams and drivers head into their summer break, there’s a lot of talk and rumors about Sergio Perez’s future with Red Bull.

By Ross Bentley | August 07, 2023


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