The Perfect Corner

A Driver's Step-By-Step Guide to Finding Their Own Optimal Line Through the Physics of Racing

Author: Paradigm Shift Driver Development,Adam Brouillard

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780997382426

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 110

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We will take you through a fun lesson in the physics of racing and then apply it as you learn to optimize your driving. We will look at real-world tracks and provide an exact procedure to find the ideal approach all from the driver's point of view. You can apply these methods today and remove any doubt about what you should be doing on track.
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Perfect Control

A Driver's Step-By-Step Guide to Advanced Car Control Through the Physics of Racing

Author: Paradigm Shift Driver Development,Adam Brouillard

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780997382402

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 136

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Learn how to identify and prioritize the different visual, auditory, and tactile car control cues, plus the optimal driver inputs needed to extract %100 from practically any vehicle.
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Going faster!

mastering the art of race driving

Author: Carl Lopez,Danny Sullivan

Publisher: Bentley Pub

ISBN: 9780837602264

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 278

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This complete racer's reference is the perfect resource for all drivers from novice to expert. The fundamentals of fast driving are revealed in this definitive how-to book for racers. You will find the competition-proven methods of instructors and of professional drivers that will give you the know-how to work up the track and stay at the front. Interested in the world of racing? Just think, you can have all of the lessons and insights from Skip Barber instructors and from professional racers compiled in one handbook. This racing reference reveals the secrets of mastering car control, reducing lap times, as it takes the reader inside the world of racing. Going Faster! is the definitive book for the active race driver, the racer-to-be, and the auto-racing fan who wants to know what driving a racecar is really about.
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Ultimate Speed Secrets

The Complete Guide to High-Performance and Race Driving

Author: Ross Bentley

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 161058273X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 336

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Ultimate Speed Secrets is the drivers’ guide to going faster! Professional race instructor Ross Bentley has raced everything from Indy cars to world sports cars and has the experience to make any racer a more complete driver. With detailed drills and comprehensive instructions, Bentley covers everything you need to know: choosing lines; adapting to different cars, tracks, and racing conditions; setting up controls; and understanding car adjustments and mental preparation. Whether you are racing an Indy car or simply interested in becoming a more complete driver on the street, Ultimate Speed Secrets will give you the information you need to succeed!
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You Suck at Racing

A Crash Course for the Novice Driver

Author: Ian Korf

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781533185624

Category:

Page: 110

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A lot of books on driving are written by professional racers who assume you too want to be a professional racer. Not this book. It's written by a hobbyist who suggests you keep your day job. Besides, it's much more fun being an enthusiastic amateur than a jaded professional (just ask someone in the sex industry). This book is designed to help the average driver make the transition from commuter to safe road racer in as few pages as possible. I wrote this book because it's what I would have wanted to read when I first became interested in track driving: succinct, nerdy, practical, and occasionally diverting. It is not intended as a definitive tome or a work of art. It's more like a sandwich: convenient and nourishing.
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Driving On The Edge

The Art and Science of Race Driving - Revised and Updated Second Edition

Author: Michael Krumm

Publisher: Icon Publishing Limited

ISBN: 9781910584071

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

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Written by a professional, Driving on the Edge covers the basic skills and reveals the latest advanced techniques for driving a racing car on the limit. Essential reading for beginner and experienced driver alike, it will also interest race team engineers and car enthusiasts who want to peek behind the scenes to learn more about the challenging world of the racing driver.
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The Lost Art of High Performance Driving

How to Get the Most Out of Your Modern Performance Car

Author: Ross Bentley

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 0760352372

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 4020

Become a better performance driver with Speed Secrets With the promise of autonomous vehicles in our near future, and current cars equipped with all sorts of mind-boggling "driver aides," many feel that the art (and science) of performance driving has been lost - or will be. But no! For every device designed to take the act of driving out of our hands, the desire to actively participate in the control of a car becomes even stronger for driving enthusiasts. One only needs to look at the number of performance cars available today to see that the desire to truly drive is still in strong demand. In Speed Secrets: The Lost Art of Performance Driving, Ross Bentley explains in plain language how you can become an even better performance-oriented driver, whether it's to enjoy a twisty mountain highway, to take that secret back-road route to work, or to participate in a track day on a racing circuit. From how best to use your car's controls, to cornering, to dealing with adverse driving conditions, this book will make you a better performance driver. Along the way, you'll learn what ABS, traction and stability control, self-braking systems, and semi-automatic transmissions do and how best to incorporate them into your driving. Speed Secrets: The Lost Art of Performance Driving will help you understand your car well and be an even better, faster driver. Most importantly, it will fuel your passion for driving!
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Optimum Drive

The Road Map to Driving Greatness

Author: Paul F. Gerrard

Publisher: Mango Media Inc.

ISBN: 1633535185

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 200

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Optimum Drive ─ Why should you just be good when you can be great? Attaining peak performance: Optimum Drive is a motivational book that uses top level race car driving as a metaphor for peak performance. As a professional racing driver himself as well a driving coach for over 20 years, the author Paul F. Gerrard has penned his unique perspective on what causes people to stagnate with the idea of being merely good, when each of us has the potential to be great. Gerrard believes that peak performance is within our grasp. He lays out his step-by-step process for attaining peak performance with detailed nuance threaded throughout. If you have ever been curious about maximizing your own ultimate potential, Optimum Drive is for you! Mental toughness: Greatness is as hard to quantify as it is to achieve...probably not a coincidence. In this debut book, Optimum Drive, professional driver Gerrard helps you understand the mental toughness that it takes to reach that greatness. He starts off by taking you onto the track as he explores what driving at 200 mph can teach us about who we are. Using his experiences from behind the wheel at death-defying speeds, Gerrard breaks down the psychology of driving, what it takes, and how we can use it to achieve greatness in life. Flow psychology and staying in the zone: The key to the mental toughness that Gerrard believes it takes to achieve peak performance is the nirvana-like sensation of flow psychology or being in the zone. Flow psychology, or being in the zone, is a mental state in which one who is performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and joy. It is through flow psychology that Gerrard introduces a blend of holistic mindset combined with a competitive edge, which is essential to successful professional driving. This mix of guts, tenacity and endurance is the foundation of Gerrard’s philosophy for attaining greatness. Natural vs. earned talent; After flow psychology, you will learn about natural vs earned talent and how the way we drive is representative of who we are. From braking, cornering and accelerating to anticipation vs. reaction, refining a process that defines our greatness in or out of the car.
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Speed Secrets II

More Professional Race Driving Techniques

Author: Ross Bentley

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 1610600002

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

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DIVDiscover the secrets that will make you a faster and more successful racecar driver with this up-to-date insight into the latest techniques in racing. Professional driver and driving coach Ross Bentley, reveals what it takes to be fast and win races at the highest levels. Chock full of diagrams and concise "speed secrets," Bentley has created an all-new approach to learning and perfecting the ideal line around the racetrack. He teaches you how to turn errors into more speed, left-foot braking techniques, as well as three sure-fire ways to lower your best lap time. Ross Bentley, who is the author of Speed Secrets, Inner Speed Secrets, and Bob Bondurant on Race Kart Driving, was a driver for the winning SRPII team at the Rolex 24 Hour race at Daytona. Ross is a member of Team Seattle, which also took home second place in SRPII. The two Team Seattle cars finished 7th and 8th overall in a field of 44 cars./div
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Speed Secrets

Professional Race Driving Techniques

Author: Ross Bentley

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 1610600010

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 9916

DIVShave lap times or find a faster line through your favorite set of S-curves with professional race driver Ross Bentley as he shows you the quickest line from apex to apex! With tips and commentary from current race drivers, Bentley covers the vital techniques of speed, from visualizing lines to interpreting tire temps to put you in front of the pack. Includes discussion of practice techniques, chassis set-up, and working with your pit chief./div
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The Perfect Corner 2

A Driver's Step-By-Step Guide to Optimizing Complex Sections Through the Physics of Racing

Author: Adam Brouillard,Paradigm Shift Driver Development

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780997382440

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 116

View: 9719

Learn how the physics of racing can be applied to advanced track sections. We show you the rules needed for double apexes and chicanes, as well as how to link them in complex sequences. Plus you'll learn the surprising science of optimizing straights. Finally, the last section will really put you to the test as we break down some of the most complex corner sequences in the world. If you can solve these puzzles, you will understand how to drive anything. Learn how there is no such thing as a throwaway corner and how every single section of a track can be driven to perfection.
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Learn How to Master the Art of Kart Driving

Author: Terence Dove

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781540628596

Category:

Page: 194

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Terence Dove Spills the Beans on Driving a Racing Kart at the Elite Level. Learn how to command your kart, dominate your opponents and grow your self-confidence with advanced techniques and winning strategies used by the pros. Discover the secrets Terence has learned from working with World Champions, European Champions and British Champions on how to take a racing kart to the absolute limit. Build your confidence to champion levels Develop your own powerfully effective driving style Brake right on the limit Race like a driver in total command Use your eyes like a guided weapon system. Master wet driving Nail your starts time and again Apply secret techniques to find more speed Learn from a master of karting technique with 15 years of coaching experience how you can become a formidable kart pilot. Includes step-by-step instructions on developing the most essential driving techniques that Terence uses to help his clients reach their maximum potential.
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Psychology of Motorsport Success

How to Improve Your Performance with Mental Skills Training

Author: Paul Castle

Publisher: Haynes Publications

ISBN: 9781844254958

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 207

View: 7419

Explains the theory and practice of psychological skills training and provides guidance on how to improve a competitor's mental approach to prepare for the challenge of racing.
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Advanced and Performance Driving

Author: Reg Local

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781508535409

Category:

Page: 382

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Reg Local is an ex-police driving instructor. With a number of years operational experience as a traffic officer and several years teaching police drivers at standard and advanced level, including pursuit tactics and VIP protection driving, he has a wealth of experience to share with the reader. In this book, Reg explores not only the practical skills required by a good driver, but also the mental aspects of driving in a wide range of scenarios. As well as exploring overtaking, cornering, acceleration and braking sense, Reg has included chapters on emergency response driving, motorway driving, dealing with the mistakes of others and how to check your own abilities in a realistic way. The book is useful for drivers at any stage in their driving career, from the newly qualified driver to the experienced emergency services driver and everyone in between. The book can be read on its own, or as part of a course of advanced instruction. It complements other driving manuals, especially the police driving manual - Roadcraft.
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High-Performance Handling for Street or Track

Author: Don Alexander

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 0760339945

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 9986

DIVTurn your daily driver, weekend fun ride, or track car into a corner-carving performance machine. From planning a course of modifications to installing parts to tuning handling characteristics, High-Performance Handling for Street or Track will have you cranking out high-g cornering forces on your favorite twisty course. Topics covered in High-Performance Handling for Street or Track include:• An overview of vehicle dynamics• How to tune handling for differing applications• Guidance for selecting aftermarket components, including anti-roll bars, springs, shocks, bushings, chassis braces, camber adjusters, wheels, and brakes• Tire and wheel selection advice• Case-study projects Whether you’re building a high-performance street car, an autocrosser, or a track-day machine, High-Performance Handling for Street or Track will help you create an integrated suspension system and tune it for maximum performance./div
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Going Nowhere Fast In Assetto Corsa (2016-03-23)

Race Driving On A Simulator

Author: Amen Zwa, Esq.

Publisher: sOnit, Inc.

ISBN: 0985415657

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 726

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This book is a comprehensive guide to race driving on Assetto Corsa, a new racing simulator from Kunos Simulazioni. It is not a gaming guide. If you are seeking a gaming guide that teaches you shortcuts on achievement badge earning, tips on points scoring, or cheats on beating online opponents unfairly, you have come to a wrong place. What you will find in this book are technical topics covering graphics card tweaking, force feedback customisation, simulator configuration, race car dynamics, racing components, car set-up, driving techniques, racing rules, race tactics, and psychology of race driving. I also present the racing lines for all the laser-scanned tracks, up to and including the latest version. I describe each track, corner-by-corner and bump-by-bump, with the cockpit view screenshots. · 2016-03-23—add handling guides for version 1.5.x cars Abarth 595, C7 Stingray, and Mustang GT; add information about Tyre Model 7; include information on the latest improvements in graphics performance and track surface · 2016-02-28—add track guide for Brands Hatch included in DP3; add handling guides for new cars included in version 1.4.x and DP3; describe cornering techniques unique to low-powered cars like Lotus 25; add information about Tyre Model 6 and camber thrust; add description of graphics benchmarking; reduce the entropy by reediting the entire text · 2015-10-25—add track guide for Catalunya included in DP2; add handling guides for new cars in version 1.3.x and DP2; add description of 64-bit executable; add information about Tyre Model 5 and louder tyre squeals; add information on telemetry data export · 2015-08-18—add Zandvoort, Miura, Quattro, GT-R, and GT86 to match version 1.2.x; add explanation of slow-motion perception during crashes and placebo effect of set-up modifications; distinguish between static and dynamic friction; add description of 180-degree spin and doughnut loop techniques; expand hardware set-up section and audio settings section; update Mugello track guide · 2015-05-01—update Spa, Nordschleife, and Trtento-Bondone track guides; expand Lotus 98T and Sauber C9 car guides; optimise embedded images · 2015-04-26—update Nordschleife track guide; update Alfa 155 car guide; improve quality of embedded images; fix minor ePub formatting issues for Google Play edition · 2015-04-16—add track guide for Nordschleife included in DP1; add handling guide for each car type, including DP1’s Alfa 155 AWD; add the use of Exos and P1 DRS functionality to match version 1.1.x; add section on hill climbing techniques; refine packers, cones, and turbocharger descriptions; update configurations to match version 1.1. x; create a more detailed table of contents for easier navigation; add author contact information · 2014-12-31—add explanation of simulator sickness and warnings thereof; update view, audio, and control configurations to match version 1.0. x · 2014-11-04—add track guides for Spa and Trento-Bondone to match RC contents; ddd explanation for steering wheel force feedback settings; add links to psychology reference books · 2014-10-07—add explanation of several set-up-related telemetry data streams; fix statement about handbrake support; fix statement about tyre flat-spotting · 2014-09-21—initial publication
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The Mis-education of the Negro

Author: Carter Godwin Woodson

Publisher: ReadaClassic.com

ISBN: N.A

Category: African Americans

Page: 207

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Woodson's classic work of criticism explores how the education received by blacks has failed to give them an appreciation of themselves as a race and their contributions to history. Woodson puts forward a program that calls for the educated to learn about their past and serve the black community. (Education/Teaching)
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A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Enhancing academic practice

Author: Heather Fry,Steve Ketteridge,Stephanie Marshall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317650220

Category: Education

Page: 452

View: 633

This entirely new edition of a very successful book focuses on developing professional academic skills for supporting and supervising student learning and effective teaching. It is built on the premise that the roles of those who teach in higher education are complex and multi-faceted. A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education is sensitive to the competing demands of teaching, research, scholarship, and academic management. The new edition reflects and responds to the rapidly changing context of higher education and to current understanding of how to best support student learning. Drawing together a large number of expert authors, it continues to feature extensive use of case studies that show how successful teachers have implemented these ideas. It includes key topics such as student engagement and motivation, internationalisation, employability, inclusive strategies for teaching, effective use of technology and issues relating to postgraduate students and student retention. Part 1 explores a number of aspects of the context of UK higher education that affect the education of students, looking at the drivers of institutional behaviours and how to achieve success as a university teacher. Part 2 examines learning, teaching and supervising in higher education and includes chapters on working with diversity, encouraging independent learning and learning gain. Part 3 considers approaches to teaching and learning in different disciplines, covering a full range including arts and humanities, social sciences, experimental sciences through to medicine and dentistry. Written to support the excellence in teaching and learning design required to bring about student learning of the highest quality, this will be essential reading for all new lecturers, particularly anyone taking an accredited course in teaching and learning in higher education, as well as those experienced lecturers who wish to improve their teaching practice. Those working in adult learning and educational development will also find the book to be a particularly useful resource. In addition it will appeal to staff who support learning and teaching in various other roles.
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The Design of Everyday Things

Revised and Expanded Edition

Author: Don Norman

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465072992

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 6145

The ultimate guide to human-centered design Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we fail to figure out which light switch or oven burner to turn on, or whether to push, pull, or slide a door. The fault, argues this ingenious-even liberating-book, lies not in ourselves, but in product design that ignores the needs of users and the principles of cognitive psychology. The problems range from ambiguous and hidden controls to arbitrary relationships between controls and functions, coupled with a lack of feedback or other assistance and unreasonable demands on memorization. The Design of Everyday Things shows that good, usable design is possible. The rules are simple: make things visible, exploit natural relationships that couple function and control, and make intelligent use of constraints. The goal: guide the user effortlessly to the right action on the right control at the right time. The Design of Everyday Things is a powerful primer on how--and why--some products satisfy customers while others only frustrate them.
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