Performance Driving Tip:

Why Smooth Is Fast

In this “explainer” video, I illustrate why driving smoothly improves traction using a concept I call the Traction Unit Number. It’s all about weight transfer, load on your tires, and balance. And there’s a reason why it’s the most popular topic I’ve ever covered – it’s a major key to driving fast. You must understand why smooth is fast before you can drive smooth – and be fast. Check it out.

Other related tips are Steering Wheel Speed, How To Practice Performance Driving, and The 100% Tire Rule.

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