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EV Revolution Heads Out to Sea…Literally

EV Revolution Heads Out to Sea…Literally

So what has taken the EV Revolution so long to set sail?  With quite motors, clean engines, and the availability of shore power at most marina docks - what's not to like?

By Tom Martin | August 05, 2022
FluxJet: Faster than a Jet & 3x Times Faster than a Bullet Train

Estimated time of travel between the two Canadian hubs is touted to take just 45 minutes, can carry around 54 passengers, and would cost around $70.  For reference, a plane journey take 50 minutes, and travel by car is over 3 hours.

By Tom Martin | August 17, 2022
Pure McLaren Arctic Experience

McLaren is offering the discerning few an opportunity to throw a McLaren GT around a frozen lake in Finland (plus enjoying a luxury stay with excursions and gourmet meals). 

By Tom Martin | August 05, 2022


By Tom Martin | July 22, 2021
The Secret to Better Bicycling Infrastructure?

Cycling’s branching effect.

By Tom Martin | June 30, 2021
SoCal Storage That Raises The Bar (And Car) Really High — Westside Collector Car Storage

Storage space of all kinds comes with a massive premium in Southern California. Keeping a valuable second, third, fourth, etc. car is not only a space concern, but also often a security concern, especially when it’s a gorgeous work of rare art like a vintage Maserati, or high-end Porsche 911 continuation. Matt Farah of The Smoking Tire and his crew at Westside Collector Car Storage have all of this covered however: space, convenience, security, and much more.

By Peter Nelson | September 11, 2020
Dog Days Of COVID Summer: Five Entertaining Automotive YouTube Channels Worth Subscribing To

During this dog-days-filled COVID Summer, a good amount of us are probably still in a place of having a tad more time on our hands than usual. Luckily, it seems like there are more YouTube channels than ever that focus on entertaining automotive content, which can help keep us occupied.

By Peter Nelson | July 30, 2020
Formula 1: Drive to Survive Shall Return in 2020 With All Teams On Board

Formula 1: Drive to Survive will return on Netflix in 2020, this time with all teams onboard.

By Peter Nelson | August 06, 2019
New Docu-Series on Street Racing Legend, Big Willie Robinson: “Larger Than Life” Available Now

In 1960s Los Angeles, after the catastrophic Watts Riots, a legendary character emerged — one who found an unexpected way to bring people together, across race and class. Big Willie, a 6-foot-6, muscle-bound gearhead, used street racing to heal a city torn apart by violence. Cops and criminals, movie stars and miscreants, even Crips and Bloods — out at the drag strip, Big Willie could get them all to see eye to eye.

By Guest Contributor | July 09, 2019
Oil Demand Won’t Peak Until 2035

According to a CNN Business article, global oil demand won’t peak until 2035.

By Winding Road Staff | June 25, 2019
“The Art Of Racing In The Rain” Film Wraps Up Shooting Amid Excitement

The 2008 best-selling novel, The Art Of Racing In The Rain, is soon to become a Hollywood motion picture with the involvement of Patrick Dempsey and Jeff Zwart. We take this as good news because the book is that rare crossover piece that appeals to racers and non-racers alike.

By Winding Road Staff | July 18, 2018
The British Open Teaches Sports Car Racers A Lesson

The British Open is one of the four golf tournaments classified as a “major”, a term appropriated by the SCCA but with a longer-standing history in the world of golf.

By Tom Martin | July 26, 2017
WRR Austin is Moving!

Winding Road Racing’s Austin location is moving to a new building on July 10th. We poured a fancy new ramp that is designed to work with race cars. We tested it out this week, and we’re happy to say it passed with flying colors!

By Winding Road Staff | June 14, 2017
Join Winding Road Racing For Fantasy F1

You don’t want to miss this, we promise, at least if you have any interest at all in Formula 1.

By Winding Road Staff | March 08, 2017
Winding Road Racing Opens New California Store At Thunderhill Raceway Park

Parents are typically excited to welcome a new arrival to the family, and so we are excited to announce a new partnership between Winding Road Racing and Thunderhill Raceway Park through which WRR will be the on-site retail provider of motorsports equipment at Thunderhill.

By Luciana D'Andretta | February 17, 2017
Winding Road Racing Southern California Location Now Open!

We’re pleased to announce the opening of our second location! The new office, which combines a storefront and a distribution warehouse, is located at 18437 Mt. Langely, Suite N in Fountain Valley.

By Winding Road Staff | January 19, 2016
PCA at CoTA: The Perfect Blend of Car Fans

Patrick Hoffstetter is our guest contributor this week. Patrick is a young scribe from Austin, Texas who attended the same Porsche Club of America event where we ran the 911 GT3 Cup car back in May. Here Patrick offers up some perspective on what it’s like to catch an event like this when you’re not running around doing race prep and instead just enjoying the spectacle and comradery of it all.

By Guest Contributor | June 26, 2015
Tally Up 21 Seasons of Top Gear Automotive Mayhem With One Handy Infographic

With over 350 million viewers in more than 170 countries, Top Gear is one of the most popular TV shows… in the world. The interplay between Clarkson, Hammond and May, their access to the most coveted vehicles ever built and equally desirable places to put them through their paces, and the freedom afforded to them by the hefty episode budgets that allows them to put their outlandish ideas into motion have made the series a hit amongst car lovers across the globe.

By Winding Road Staff | February 19, 2015
Aston Martin DB10 to Star in the Next James Bond Film

It comes at little surprise that Daniel Craig will find himself at the helm of an Aston Martin for the next 007 film, SPECTRE. But what sets the next film apart from its predecessors is that instead of Bond launching rockets and throwing out spike strips from a heavily modified version of a current product Aston Martin model, he will instead do so from the all-new DB10, a bespoke coupe designed specifically for the film.

By Bradley Iger | December 04, 2014
Gearhead Theater: DVD Bundle – Classic Car Movies

Perfect for the racing junkie in your life, these films convey the intensity of competition in an honest and unfiltered way. Legendary races on the world’s most demanding tracks are captured here in a way that brings the viewer directly into the action. These are the films set the standard for racing cinema, and they’re guaranteed to be a hit with race fans both young and old.

By Winding Road Staff | October 28, 2014
Netherlands Testing Glow-In-The-Dark Roads

A quarter mile of N329 highway in Oss, Netherlands is being used a trial run for an entirely new way of illuminating highways at night. Instead of relying on power-hungry overhead lights like traditional roadways, the road itself actually glows in the dark by way of a photo-luminescent powder integrated into the road paint.

By Bradley Iger | April 14, 2014
Video: Project CARS to Take on Forza and Gran Turismo Later This Year

In the world of console racing simulators, two franchises garner the lion’s share of attention: Forza Motorsport for Microsoft’s Xbox and Gran Turismo for Sony’s Playstation. But Slightly Mad Studios, the group behind the crowd-funded racing title Project Cars, might just have a legitimate contender on their hands.

By Bradley Iger | January 07, 2014
Gamer: The Complete List Of Racing Games At E3 2013

The Electronics Entertainment Expo is going on right now, and for those that aren’t in the know, it’s one of the premier venues for new games. Both Sony and Microsoft have held press conferences about their new consoles, while many gaming studios have been previewing new titles, as well. And while we might be interested in the new Super Smash Bros. (What? It’s fun!), we know you’re aching to see the newest items in the world of racing games. We’re here to deliver, with a complete list of trailers for games like DriveClub, Forza Motorsports 5, Gran Turismo 6, Mad Max, and The Crew. Check out the list.

By Brandon Turkus | June 11, 2013
Gamer: Need For Speed Rivals To Arrive On PS4 And XBox One

One series that’s struggled just below the top ranks of Forza and GT is Need For Speed. The old series was making waves three-and-a-half years before the original Gran Turismo arrived on our shores, but a string of lackluster or overly arcade-like titles and paired with a few critical misses have taken the shine off this old series. Need For Speed Rivals, due out on PC, XBox 360, and Playstation 3 on November 19, takes the series back to the halcyon days of Hot Pursuit, when the racing was between drivers and police.

By Brandon Turkus | May 24, 2013


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