Drive Faster By Turning The Steering Wheel Less

Performance & Race Driving Tip

Speed Secret: The less you turn the steering wheel, the faster you will go.

race-car-steeringTurning the steering wheel is a terrible thing to do to a car. It slows it down – and who wants to do that?!

The closer you drive the limit, the more you control the direction of the car with the weight transfer, and the less you change direction with the steering wheel. It’s at this point when you realize just how much turning the front wheels slows the car down. It becomes a brake!

Go drive a low horsepower go-kart, and pay attention to how much you slow it down by turning the steering wheel. The same thing happens with your car – it’s just harder to notice.

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