Hunkered down, hiding out from the Coronavirus, I have been watching a lot of my old race videos. In addition to chiding myself, stomping my right foot on an imaginary pedal, saying, “You should be flat! Get back on the gas!,” I came to the realization that driving fast on a racetrack is a bit like golf, only faster. Stay
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NASA Arizona driver Jim Shepard had a front-row seat to a tank slapper as he exited “the bowl” at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway in Desert Center, Calif. As the track rises through the left hander out the bowl, grip goes away, as demonstrated by Louis Verloop, the driver in the Miata in front of Shepard. Verloop gathered it up, then demonstrated excellent awareness and didn’t try to re-enter the track too quickly. Well done, guys.
Jim Shepard’s TT4 Honda S2000
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