Speed Secrets: Braking to Go Faster
Why do we apply and release the brakes the way we do?
“It's amazing how many drivers, even at the Formula 1 level, think that the brakes are for slowing the car down” - Mario Andretti
Why do we brake when driving on a race track? After all, I thought race tracks were for driving fast, and brakes only slow you down!
Most race drivers will tell you they apply the brakes to slow down, and also to transfer weigh…
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