A selection of track based techniques are shown below – not for road use unless indicated.
A driver’s guide to braking, one of the most important skills required to drive quickly on a track and absolutely essential to master for the road.
Grip is a wonderful thing. It keeps you on the road, it allows you to accelerate, turn corners, and then […]
Heel and toe is the art of changing down a gear and rev matching while braking, creating a lovely smooth process.
Left foot braking is a technique used frequently in rallying, but can be equally useful on the road or track […]
Oversteer is related to understeer and occurs when the rear tyres reach the limit of adhesion in a corner before the front while cornering. Learn how to control it here.
Rev matching is used when down-shifting to smooth the transition between gears and prevent shock loads through the transmission.
In every discipline from drifting to racing, aggression does not equal speed. If you only learn one skill to improve […]
Good steering technique is crucial for smooth driving, as it prevents any sudden lateral weight transfers which allows the corner […]
Understeer occurs when the front the of the vehicle loses adhesion before the front in a corner – learn how to recognise and control it.
The best drivers understand how weight transfers affect the grip at the tyres. Careful management of weight transfers is vital if you want to be quick on the track.