How To Jump Curbs Like A Pro At Buttonwillow: Driver Mod Track Guide

For racers and time attack/HPDE drivers in the Southwest, there are still plenty of opportunities to get on track at Southern California’s world-famous famous Buttonwillow Raceway Park. If drivers are feeling a bit rusty in regard to properly navigating this fun-yet-tricky course, particularly in its 13CW configuration, Kevin Burke of Driver Mod has you covered.

By Peter Nelson | June 03, 2020
2003 MR2 Spyder At Buttonwillow: Blissful Momentum And 129 Wheel Horsepower

This past weekend, at an event at Buttonwillow Raceway Park hosted by Speed Ventures, prepped MR2 Spyder driver Julen Arellano pulled off an impressive 2:05.730 on its world-famous 13CW configuration. This is by no means any easy feat considering he’s got just 129 WHP to work with.

By Peter Nelson | March 03, 2020
NC Miata At Buttonwillow: Proven Time Attack Potential

This past Sunday, Southern California’s Roadster Cup time attack series had their 5th event of the year at Buttonwillow Raceway Park.

By Peter Nelson | July 09, 2019
Worth A Tow Race Planner: Vol. 10, Spring 2015

Looking ahead 8 weeks, we’re getting into the thick of the season in just about every part of the country. Here are this week’s special picks.

By Winding Road Staff | March 09, 2015
WRR University: Driving Buttonwillow Raceway In A High-Power Street Car

You may recall our recent stint with the 2014 SRT Viper TA. While we had the reigns, we headed out to Buttonwillow Raceway to see how the car behaved in a track setting. This also afforded us the opportunity to run some traffic-free fast laps of the course in the TA and illustrate how one might approach it in a RWD street car with gobs of power.

By Bradley Iger | September 04, 2014
Spec Racer Success: A Chat with Mike Miserendino

After four SCCA Spec Racer Ford national championships, Mike Miserendino has made his name as a consistently fast driver. As Business Development Manager for Buttonwillow Raceway Park, most of his days are spent at the track—albeit not always in a car. We had a few questions for Mike as to what helps him win, and what keeps him coming to races outside of his duties at Buttonwillow.

By Stef Schrader | August 05, 2014
Track Report: Buttonwillow Raceway Park

Perhaps colored by the thrill of being in the Radical, we came away with a strong desire to run Buttonwillow again. The track has several engaging features.

By Tom Martin | March 19, 2012


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