Performance & Race Driving Tip: Getting Comfortable Driving The Limit

How To Drive Faster:

Driving The Limit

Speed Secret: Be comfortable being uncomfortable. Practice being uncomfortably on the edge, and you’ll get comfortable being there.

track-driving-adviceThe best performance and race drivers are comfortable being uncomfortable, on the edge (and even a little over the edge). The not-so-best drivers are not comfortable being uncomfortable. In fact, they’re only comfortable when they’re comfortable. To be fast, you have to get comfortable being on that edge – with being uncomfortable. Driving at the limit is all about being comfortable being uncomfortable. In other tips on this site (particularly here and here), I share specific techniques for developing your ability to sense where that edge, or limit, is – and how to get more comfortable with it.

 

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