Originally Posted by Martin_D
Brake - Downshift - Turn
Originally Posted by bigjae1976
Actually, I think it is much easier to heel-toe on the track. On the street, you never really press the brake pedal which makes it hard to blip the throttle enough.
On the track, you press the brake pedal a lot harder so the pedal is about even with the gas. I usually blip the throttle too much when I downshift.
I think you would downshift in towards the middle of the braking zone. You have to scrub off some speed and lower the revs so you don't drop a gear and then mechanically overrev your engine.
As most of our driving is done on the streets, street is great place to practice heel-and-toe/blipping-the-throttle. You can do this at almost every downshifts while driving around. Just vary & match the amount of blip with how hard you're braking... Do this daily for weeks or months, and OP should feel fairly comfortable doing it on the track.