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Old 10-14-2008, 07:58 PM   #16
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I tend to drive differently based on a number of things...

low traction, taily car setup or old tyres = smooth on/off throttle
high traction, dialed in car setup or new tyres = point and shoot (and by this i really mean lots of throttle coming out of the corner, not necessarily pointing at the next apex, depends on track layout and traffic etc).

obviously there are a lot of in betweens

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Old 10-15-2008, 03:12 AM   #17
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From what I've seen the top mod guys monster the corners taking the tightest line possible and use heaps of brake. Spec classes seem to need to carry more corner speed, but the tighter lines still seem to be the fastest. On the same track Dragonfire is talking about I was racing 10.5 and started the meet taking a wide flowing line through a triple apex on power corner and could practically be at 90%+ throttle throughout, after a couple of heats I started lifting the throttle more and really hugging the apexes and I found a lot of pace relatively to the cars around me
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Old 10-15-2008, 03:32 AM   #18
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I'm only a newbie to racing, but I try to keep my racing lines as smooth as a clean as possible and seems to work. It has helped me win races.
I race in 27T stock with a silver, I've had the slowest car speed wise but yet I've found myself being stuck behind much faster and quicker 27T cars. This was because I was alot smoother and cleaner then the other cars.
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Old 10-15-2008, 04:04 AM   #19
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I find that the "point and shoot" driving style works well for me on the smaller indoor tracks with lots of grip, coupled with a gear ratio that gives you lots of punch out the corners...

Bigger tracks I tend to find a more mellow/lazy feel to the car yealds a better laptime when you need to be a bit smoother...

It all boils down to how you like the car to feel though
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Old 10-15-2008, 04:28 AM   #20
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To me going fast is how hard you slam into the boards and torque is how far you can push them.
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