How To Drive Faster:
Understeer – What Is It?
Understeer is when the front tires have less traction than the rear tires do, and the car does not turn as much as you’d like – it pushes or ploughs on a larger radius than you’d like. In other words, it “under steers,” not turning or steering as much as you’d like.
Another way to think about it is this: the rear tires are driving your car straight ahead; the front tires are trying to change it’s direction; the rear tires “win” – they drive the car straighter than you’d like.
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