Originally Posted by Sylon
You can focus on a particular part of the car and then move the camera to where you want it. Also, if you want the car perfectly in focus, and the background blurred, press triangle and select "Panning Mode 3". That will track the car perfectly at speed and make everything else blurry. Make sure your shutter speed is low too.
Thanks for the help guys, I'll try this out and see what gives