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The Lost Art of High Performance Driving

Author : Ross Bentley
Publisher : Speed Secrets
Release : 2017-07
Category : Transportation
ISBN : 9780760352373
File Size : 21,9 Mb
Total Download : 418


Book Summary: Become a better performance driver with Speed Secrets With the promise of autonomous vehicles in our near future, and current cars equipped with all sorts of mind-boggling driver aides, many feel that the art (and science) of performance driving has been lost - or will be. But no! For every device designed to take the act of driving out of our hands, the desire to actively participate in the control of a car becomes even stronger for driving enthusiasts. One only needs to look at the number of performance cars available today to see that the desire to truly drive is still in strong demand. In Speed Secrets: The Lost Art of Performance Driving, Ross Bentley explains in plain language how you can become an even better performance-oriented driver, whether it's to enjoy a twisty mountain highway, to take that secret back-road route to work, or to participate in a track day on a racing circuit. From how best to use your car's controls, to cornering, to dealing with adverse driving conditions, this book will make you a better performance driver. Along the way, you'll learn what ABS, traction and stability control, self-braking systems, and semi-automatic transmissions do and how best to incorporate them into your driving. Speed Secrets: The Lost Art of Performance Driving will help you understand your car well and be an even better, faster driver. Most importantly, it will fuel your passion for driving!

Ultimate Speed Secrets

Author : Ross Bentley
Publisher : Motorbooks
Release : 2011-08-28
Category : Transportation
ISBN : 9781610582735
File Size : 19,8 Mb
Total Download : 882


Book Summary: Performance and racing drivers constantly seek ways to sharpen their skills and lower their lap times. Ultimate Speed Secrets is the indispensable tool to help make you faster, whatever your driving goals. Professional race driver and coach Ross Bentley has raced everything from Indycars to World Sports Cars to production sedans, on ovals, road courses, and street circuits around the world. His proven high-performance driving techniques benefit novice drivers as well as professional racers. Ultimate Speed Secrets covers everything you need to know to maximize your potential and your car: Choosing the correct line Overtaking maneuvers Adapting to new tracks and cars The mental game and dealing with adversity Finding (and keeping) a sponsor. The pages are filled with specially commissioned color diagrams to illustrate the concepts described. Whether you are a track-day novice or a seasoned professional, Ultimate Speed Secrets will arm you with practical information to lower your lap times and help you get the best out of your vehicle—and yourself. It’s the ultimate high-performance driving tutorial!

Going Faster!

Author : Carl Lopez
Publisher : Bentley Pub
Release : 2001
Category : Sports & Recreation
ISBN : 0837602262
File Size : 51,8 Mb
Total Download : 939


Book Summary: This complete racer's reference is the perfect resource for all drivers from novice to expert. The fundamentals of fast driving are revealed in this definitive how-to book for racers. You will find the competition-proven methods of instructors and of professional drivers that will give you the know-how to work up the track and stay at the front. Interested in the world of racing? Just think, you can have all of the lessons and insights from Skip Barber instructors and from professional racers compiled in one handbook. This racing reference reveals the secrets of mastering car control, reducing lap times, as it takes the reader inside the world of racing. Going Faster! is the definitive book for the active race driver, the racer-to-be, and the auto-racing fan who wants to know what driving a racecar is really about.

Speed Secrets

Author : Ross Bentley
Publisher : Motorbooks
Release : 1998-08-13
Category : Transportation
ISBN : 9781610600019
File Size : 53,8 Mb
Total Download : 715


Book Summary: Shave lap times or find a faster line through your favorite set of S-curves with professional race driver Ross Bentley as he shows you the quickest line from apex to apex! With tips and commentary from current race drivers, Bentley covers the vital techniques of speed, from visualizing lines to interpreting tire temps to put you in front of the pack. Includes discussion of practice techniques, chassis set-up, and working with your pit chief.

Inner Speed Secrets

Author : Ross Bentley,Ronn Langford
Publisher : MotorBooks International
Release : 2000-09-22
Category : Transportation
ISBN : 0760308349
File Size : 25,8 Mb
Total Download : 674


Book Summary: Techniques to help drivers overcome the mental barriers that prevent successful racing.

Jackie Stewart's Principles of Performance Driving

Author : Jackie Stewart
Publisher : Hazelden
Release : 1992
Category : Reference
ISBN : 0905138910
File Size : 19,8 Mb
Total Download : 778


Book Summary: One of the most successful Grand Prix drivers of all time draws on his extensive racing experience to present a manual of driving technique for both race car drivers and the average motorist

How to Drive

Author : Ben Collins
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Release : 2016-05-03
Category : Transportation
ISBN : 9781452154107
File Size : 54,9 Mb
Total Download : 683


Book Summary: Here's the ultimate guide to being the best—and safest—driver possible. And an absolute must for everyone with a learner's permit. Former Top Gear Stig and professional driver Ben Collins shares expert skills culled from a twenty year career as one of the best drivers in the world, famous for racing in the Le Mans series and NASCAR, piloting the Batmobile, and dodging bullets with James Bond. Refined over thousands of hours of elite-level performance in the physics of driving, his philosophy results in greater control and safer, more efficient and fun driving for all skill levels.