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      10-01-2013, 01:28 AM   #420
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Originally Posted by 1MOREMOD View Post
its the truth i have had sections where i misjudge my braking and am too light and pick up a chunk of time because of it as indicated by the solo and +/- best.
Just try and take small bites...don't want to take a leap because who knows what will happen. As you get faster, you will likely start missing the apex because the car travels further before it responds and turns in. So that means you need to start turning in a little earlier. That means you HAVE to be on the gas to get the car rotated...then you're hauling ASS and turning with throttle! But there is a limit to that.

Sometimes is better to have a longer braking zone with less pressure vs a shorter one with more pressure. Generally this applies to fast sweepers or whenever you just want to brush the brakes lightly. It puts some grip on the front and makes the turn in more responsive (less input).
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