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Old 11-29-2012, 10:24 PM   #6
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[QUOTE=TommyTooHi;4476497]It's known that Our Dear Focii do this, and I'd like to learn your driving habits/tips/tricks.




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Originally Posted by Neptune15 View Post
I'm curious about this too, for track purposes.

I'm a track newbie and I find even just a dab of throttle through corners keeps things stable.And it'll be more amified w/ a bigger rear bar.

Can this oversteer be used to be quicker around a track? Say, chuck the car into the corner without throttle and power out of it?
Stay in the throttle & use brakes to maintain momentum. The focus is a momentum car, like the mazda mx5. Have to learn to keep the speed up.
Try using your left foot on the brake= Just use a little pressure & feel weight tranfer do its job. Different driving technique, takes getting use to.
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