High Performance & Race Driving Tips
Speed Secrets Driving Tips to Help You be an Even Better Driver
Seat Is A Key To Faster Lap Times
Your seat has a huge impact on how fast you can drive on track, as I talk about in this Speed Secrets tip for performance and race drivers.
How To Hold The Steering Wheel To Drive Faster
A light touch on the steering wheel is key to driving fast on the race track. But how light? This Speed Secrets performance driving tip gives you a target.
How To Drive Faster? Just Breathe!
High performance drivers, race drivers… breathe! That’s key to driving faster on the track & in this Speed Secret I tell you how to improve your breathing.
How Fast Drivers Use The Throttle
In this Speed Secret tip for performance drivers & race drivers, I contradict myself and talk about when you should coast – not on the brakes or throttle.
How Performance Drivers Use Their Vision
How do high performance and race drivers use their vision? Like a super-hero, bending their vision through the corners ahead. Speed Secrets tip ahead!
How To Drive An Aero Car Fast – Trusting Aerodynamic Downforce
Learning to drive a car with lots of aerodynamic downforce requires trusting that the faster you go, the more grip it’ll have. I share a tip to find – and trust – the limit in this Speed Secret driving tip.
Driving The Limit… Or Your Limit
Whether you want to drive the ultimate limit – 10/10ths – or something less, the key is be able to do that consistently. And that means driving over it at times.
Trail Braking – The Key To Speed?
To trail brake or not to trail brake? When should it be taught? Both are good questions. But let’s keep it simple here.
How To Use Your Tires To Drive Faster
I’m sure you’ve been told to drive smoothly, and “smooth is fast” dozens of times. But why?
How To Learn A New Track
An important step in learning a new track – and one that is mostly ignored by many drivers – is getting a “global view” of it.
How to Drive Fast – Use Your Mind
In this tip I share more details about how to use mental imagery – visualization – to improve your driving performance.
How To Accelerate Out Of A Corner – High Performance Driving
Every driver knows that the sooner you begin accelerating out of a corner, the faster you’ll be down the following straightaway. But it’s not where you begin to accelerate, it’s where you get to full throttle that matters most.
The Perfect Cornering Line – High Performance Driving
Using every inch of track is critical to driving corners as fast as possible. But how critical? I explain more in this Speed Secrets tip.
How Performance Drivers Use The Steering Wheel
The steering wheel. It’s almost a symbol for driving. And for good reason: it determines where you go. Well, actually you do, by how you turn it.
Drive Faster By Being More Aware – High Performance Driving
The next time you feel you’re not improving, or even feel as though you’re going backwards, I suggest pulling out a piece of paper and start writing down all the things you’re doing well.
Vision Tricks To Make You A Faster Driver
As you approach a corner, turn your head and look at and through the apex, but have your eyes follow the imaginary pathway that you want the car to travel on.
Time Your Mental Laps To Be A Faster Driver
If you can’t do something in your mind – in your mental imagery – you will never be able to do it physically. So time the laps you visualize to get a measure of how you’re doing.
Let Your Inner Child Drive – Drive Faster
To be a fast driver, you sometimes need to be creative, and even “let go” of the need to drive perfectly.
When “Slow In, Fast Out” Is Holding You Back
The advice, “Slow in, fast out” may be the cause of being slow. It’s better to be “fast in, faster out.” And that’s a result of what you do with the brakes.
Plan To Improve Your Performance Driving
On a scale of 1 to 10, rate your driving performance. The very act of writing down these ratings will actually begin the process of improvement.