Posts made in December, 2013

Think Fast Enchilada Edition

»Posted by on Dec 18, 2013 in Current projects and Tech Notes | Comments Off on Think Fast Enchilada Edition

Think Fast Enchilada Edition

Until today, Think Fast – The Racer’s Why-To Guide to Winning was available exclusively in paperback form. Here is the link to the Kindle Edition of Think Fast. Everything in the print edition is in there – it’s the whole enchilada, but one that you can carry in your pocket. The dedicated web site for Think Fast has numerous excerpts to give you a sense of what it’s like. The unanimous positive feedback that I have received means that it must be one of the better racing books in print, and the Kindle Edition is yours for a lower...

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Grip search

»Posted by on Dec 14, 2013 in Current projects and Tech Notes | Comments Off on Grip search

Grip search

In my book Think Fast – The Racer’s Why-To Guide to Winning, I advised racing drivers to “Drive where the grip is, not where the line is.” This has turned out to be yet another example of “Do as I say, not as I do”, at least for one brief moment. Among the many photos that Kj Christopher took of my car at a recent practice day, one of them shows clear evidence of a massive understeer washout that was caused by driving through the dirt outside the clean line. Oops! For sure, there was a lot less grip out there. Even though I was driving a better theoretical line to set up for the next corner, the reality that most drivers weren’t made my theoretical best line slower for sure than the practical best line that was a car...

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Even more bester

»Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 in Current projects and Tech Notes | Comments Off on Even more bester

Even more bester

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