Ever notice that shoes that are nice and comfy when walking around town become heavy and restrictive when doing long-distance driving? Or maybe you even need some serious shoes for racing. Check out today's Autoblog Gift Guide for the driving shoes you want this holiday!


MINI motion and Puma have your answer to long-distance comfort in 2-part driving shoes. The outer shoe utilizes technology created by Puma for Formula 1 drivers and features a design that allows for good ankle rotation, making it a great shoe for every day driving as well as autocross and karting. The inner shoe is a comfy, sock-like bootie perfect for longer drives because its sole has screened rubber for excellent traction but the booty itself is thin and flexible.

chicane racing shoeThe Chicane racing shoe offers functionality for use on the track with style that you can enjoy off the track as well. The Posi-grip non-slip soles offer excellent traction and great pedal feel. The shoe is fire-resistant too for those racers who might need that added safety element.

oakley race bootThe Oakley Race Boot is Formula One FIA approved and features patented CarbonX flame-resistant lining. The vulcanized rubber sole provides high grip and good tactile response, and the advanced polymer EVA midsole provides shock absorption and heel support. Perfect for the hardcore racer.


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