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      01-20-2012, 09:18 AM   #36
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Originally Posted by JAJ View Post
I did an entire year at my home track driving the track in 3rd gear. I wasn't a lot slower than anyone else, but I got to focus on lines, braking, transitions, and corner exits without worrying about shifting.

Simplifying the driving this way was a tactic I learned from a golf pro I learned from: he joined the students for a round at the end of the group's lessons with a 5 iron and a putter. He shot par.
This is a good strategy and one I use with my students especially if they have no heel toe experience. Always best to get the lines, braking points etc. down first and work on shifting after there is a comfort level.