Learning To Drive Like A Champion At Mid-Ohio In The Most Unloved Acura Ever 

I may be the last person you’d ever want on your endurance racing team. Success in motorsport comes with talent and and experience, and while I’m no stranger to the track—not always in good ways!—I’ve never done any actual wheel-to-wheel racing before. So when I was tapped to race Road & Track at Mid-Ohio with… »10/22/15 2:27pm10/22/15 2:27pm

The Cadillac ATS-V Will Totally Track Day, Bro

What’s it like to drive the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V on the street? Don’t know. Don’t care. Didn’t ask. That is not why I’m here. If you want to know what it’s like taking the kids to school or picking up groceries, then you can ask somebody else. I’m just here to tell you what it’s like to wring the neck of Caddy’s… »8/24/15 12:25pm8/24/15 12:25pm

Yes, You Can Do Your First Track Day In A Supercar. Here's How

“Just bought a new-to-me 991 GT3. Next time you’re in ATL, you’re welcome to drive it.” That text popped up on my phone from a good friend of mine, David, near the end of June. I think he meant that I could drive his new Teutonic baby low and slow around the streets of Dekalb County. I had a completely different idea. »8/19/15 3:18pm8/19/15 3:18pm

Yoga Made Me A Faster Driver

Leaning the Porsche Cayman GTS hard into the first of the three deceptively challenging back-to-back-to-back opening turns of Lime Rock my brain suddenly goes blank. Considering I’m piloting a $100K car at triple digit speeds you’d imagine this would be scary, but I felt great. It was the first time I’d gotten close… »5/09/15 10:39am5/09/15 10:39am

The Nine Things You Learn Driving Minis At Indianapolis Motor Speedway

In 1961, Jack Brabham paved the way for rear-engined race cars when he finished ninth overall at the Indianapolis 500 against more conventional front-engined racers. The car was a Cooper-Climax T54. It's kind of fitting then that the car that bears the Cooper name today has its driving school at the Indianapolis Motor… »12/19/14 1:11pm12/19/14 1:11pm

In Honor Of James Garner, Here's How To Pull A J-Turn

Whether he was sharking cards as Bret Maverick, driving race cars, or outwitting the bad guys as Jim Rockford, James Garner was one of those Hollywood actors who always seemed impossibly cool. And to those who grew up watching him on The Rockford Files, he also helped make the driving technique known as a "J-turn"… »7/20/14 10:00am7/20/14 10:00am

A Victory For This Camry Rally Car Is A Victory For Toyota, America

The Toyota Camry is one of the most boring cars on the road. How do you unboring it? You make it into a rally car with throwback graphics, knobby tires, fog lights, and turbos under the hood. If this doesn't win Toyota's Dream Build Challenge, then I might start losing faith in car nuts everywhere. »10/31/13 10:21am10/31/13 10:21am