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05-12-2006 01:08 PM
JBrotbeck
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Originally posted by WD40
Thanks!
Any idea what issue (month) that article came from?

I really need to stop procrastinating, and send in a subscription...
GRM is offering a KILLER deal: 10 years for $100. That is an amazing deal! Don't forget, if you get a subscription, tell them you're an SCCA member and you get a discount or a free issue or something cool.

click me to see the GRM forum posting about it

FYI: It says something about the promotion ending at the end of April, but it has been extended.
03-10-2006 08:58 AM
Carrera26 Ideally, you should be left-foot braking and NEVER come off the gas... And there are definitely times when you are just holding throttle through the turn.
03-10-2006 07:50 AM
BadIdea I take issue with their apex throttle discussion. The moment you've completed braking, you should be back on the gas. This doesn't mean mash the pedal, it means squeaze it the appropriate amount.

Slow in fast out is a good beginner concept, but ultimately you want to be fast in and out.
03-10-2006 07:31 AM
Egz I love GRM. By far the best car magazine there is.

All good points in that article.
03-09-2006 10:37 PM
Klondike wow those are some helpful hints, nice find have to try some of those tricks
03-09-2006 03:03 PM
Algorhythm Some great tips there.. good to know.
03-09-2006 12:11 PM
Goat Roper
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Originally posted by Carrera26
Look Ahead
Look Ahead
Look Ahead

The MOST important factor in all the driving techniques. Why? Because if you are looking ahead correctly, all the other techniques become self apparent.
Absolutely, don't race the car in front of you, race the cars ahead of that person. If somebody three cars in front of you hits the brakes, it won't take long for the brake lights to be right in front of you. Hell, I do this in everyday driving on the interstate.

Same goes when you are alone. Don't wait to make a decision on the corner right in front of you until you get there, you should already be making a decision on the next corner.
03-09-2006 11:52 AM
Carrera26 Look Ahead
Look Ahead
Look Ahead

The MOST important factor in all the driving techniques. Why? Because if you are looking ahead correctly, all the other techniques become self apparent.

Trust your body. In a strange way it knows more about what it's doing than you do. It will faithfully follow your eyes, and send the car in the direction you want to go.
03-08-2006 09:50 PM
WD40 ^^^Damn good idea.
Someone send me a PM and remind me to add this to the AutoCross stickie.
03-08-2006 09:43 PM
dwdgsi03 Someone should sticky this!
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