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Winning Autocross Techniques (Speed Secrets)

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With its solo set-up, more subdued speeds, and endlessly varying events and courses, 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 Speed Secrets 7: Autocross Driving Fundamentals.

The first in the Speed Secrets series to address a specific form of racing, this volume focuses on the skills critical to autocross success: car handling and driver skill at high speeds on unique courses. Though slower than other motorsports in absolute terms, autocross, with its high number of turns per minute, can challenge even the most expert driver. Adapting his time-proven method of teaching drivers how to go fast, 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.

Synopsis:

Veteran racer and driving coach Ross Bentley offers tips and techniques for maintaining control and dominating an autocross course at high speed.

About the Author

The author of six previous Speed Secrets books, Vancouver, Canada’s Ross Bentley is a former Indy Car driver and winner of the U.S. Road Racing Championship. Today, he is a professional driving coach who works with drivers at every level of racing, from karting to the IRL.

Per Schroeder is Technical Editor at Grassroots Motorsports and Classic Motorsports magazines, a vocation that has led to the word “schroeder” being added to our lexicon. As used, for example, in the sentence, “Well, ya really shcroedered that up, didncha?” Schroeder comes from a long line of racing geeks, and has won more than a few SCCA National Tours, Divisional Championships, and Solo II National trophies. He is the author of Volkswagen Sport Tuning for Street and Competition from Robert Bentley Publishers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760331569
Author:
Bentley, Ross
Publisher:
Motorbooks
Author:
Schroeder, Per
Author:
S
Author:
chroeder, Per
Subject:
Automotive - General
Subject:
Motor Sports
Subject:
Automobiles, racing
Subject:
Autocross.
Subject:
Automotive-Racing
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Speed Secrets
Publication Date:
20090110
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
55 color and 7 b/w photos
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 0.81 lb

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Veteran racer and driving coach Ross Bentley offers tips and techniques for maintaining control and dominating an autocross course at high speed.

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