Speed Secrets

Professional Race Driving Techniques

Author: Ross Bentley

Publisher: MotorBooks International

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

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En udførlig vejledning til racerkørere, der indgående beskriver fysikkens love, ideallinier og teknikker til at forbedre færdighederne

Speed Secrets II

More Professional Race Driving Techniques

Author: Ross Bentley

Publisher: MotorBooks International

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 159

View: 726

Discover 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.

Ultimate Speed Secrets

The Complete Guide to High-Performance and Race Driving

Author: Ross Bentley

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 336

View: 751

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!

Speed Secrets 6

The Perfect Driver

Author: Ross Bentley

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 159

View: 824

The first book to shows aspiring professionals and ambitious amateurs how to turn winning racing techniques into the kind of model that instructs, inspires, and motivates.

Speed Secrets 5

The Complete Driver

Author: Ross Bentley

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 159

View: 622

To succeed in any form of racing, a driver must be more than fast. In today’s ultra-competitive motorsports scene, where there’s competition for financial support as well as for checkered flags, a racer must have a full complement of on-and off-track skills. To become a champion, a driver must augment his or her racing, testing, and physical skills with traits and skills such as mental toughness, marketing savvy, and career-building abilities. Speed Secrets 5: The Complete Driver is the first handbook for the aspiring professional or ambitious amateur racer. It provides insights that will help aspiring racers reach their full potential in their quest to become well-rounded racers.

Speed Secrets 4

Engineering the Driver

Author: Ross Bentley

Publisher: MotorBooks International

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

View: 660

Ross Bentley. Race teams have discovered great benefits can be derived from "tuning" their driver to perform at his/her full potential. Thus, this book is for everyone who works with a driver: engineers, crew chiefs, team owners, mechanics, and the driver's parents. This unique book instructs the driver's support team how to prepare and communicate with the driver so the driver delivers the best performance in races, practice sessions, and off-track team functions. Written by veteran racer and driving coach Ross Bentley, this book helps the driver's support team devise effective approaches to "tuning" their driver. It will help them identify techniques that do and don't work with their specific driver. The result should be better communication and a driver who is "tuned" for success.

Winning Autocross Techniques

Author: Ross Bentley

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 234

MOTOR RALLYING / RALLY DRIVING. Autocross is the easiest, safest, and least expensive way to get into motorsports. Anyone with a helmet and a car can do it. Of course, it doesn't hurt to have some driving skills, which is where this book comes in. As a veteran racer and professional driving coach, Ross Bentley knows what it takes to compete and to win, and he gives readers the benefit of that knowledge in "Winning Autocross Techniques".The first in the "Speed Secrets" series to address a specific form ofracing, this volume focuses on the skills critical to autocross success: car handling and driver skill at high speeds on unique courses. Bentley clearly details the steps and techniques that help autocross drivers maintain control and dominate a course at speed. Though specific to autocross, and essential to mastering its particular challenges, his advice and instruction in this book will prove invaluable to drivers who go on to road racing as well.

Inner Speed Secrets

Mental Strategies to Maximize Your Racing Performance

Author: Ross Bentley

Publisher: MotorBooks International

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 502

Techniques to help drivers overcome the mental barriers that prevent successful racing.

The Cars of The Fast and the Furious

Author: Eddie Paul

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 127

View: 229

A fascinating look inside the preparation of the cars and the making of the movie scenes featured in the 2001 box office hit The Fast and the Furious and in the 2003 summer release sequel The Fast and the Furious 2. Officially authorized by Universal Studios, this book draws on the experience of Eddie Paul in acquiring, constructing and modifying the cars for both movies. This book, with 300 color illustrations, reveals how the automotive stunts were choreographed, performed and filmed. This is a true insider's guide to the exciting world of fast cars, thrilling stunts, and motion-picture production.