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tigerblade

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Re: How to go faster?
« Reply #12 on: June 09, 2003, 10:18:16 am »
I like to think that I look through the corner, but at the same time I know where the edge of the track is (straight ahead) and I think I use that (the edge) as more of a gauge for entry speed rather than taking into account the corner itself.  

That's probably confusing, but I can't figure out a better way to describe it...   :-/
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Re: How to go faster?
« Reply #13 on: June 09, 2003, 03:42:36 pm »
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Not sure whose sentance you don't understand.

At the end of a straight with a 90 degree turn, if you are looking in the straight ahead, you are looking at the grass. This will cause you to brake too much, thinking that you must be able to stop before reaching the grass. If you turn your head and look around the corner towards the end of the braking area, you will tend to brake less, you will not feel the need to have to stop, only slow enough to make the corner. How often have you reached the apex and feel that you are going too slow? This is a sign that you may want to work on where you are looking.



Thanks, Brian - I kinda thought that was what you meant.  Totally agree.
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Re: How to go faster?
« Reply #14 on: June 10, 2003, 07:11:45 am »
Can be tough to get your point accross in writing, especially when typing with one hand.
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Re: How to go faster?
« Reply #15 on: June 10, 2003, 07:28:02 am »
Brian! :o  I know it's frustrating, not being able to race, but... ;)
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Re: How to go faster?
« Reply #16 on: June 10, 2003, 08:24:48 am »
HEY! Keep yer mind outta the gutter.

It was tough not racing, but you taking me for a ride made up for it :)
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