The Racing Driver
Partial Table of Contents - Chapters
Subconscious Instruction, Personal Limitations.
Sports car racing, The will to win. Driving to limit from start.
Evaluating driving ability, On the limit, Dicing with death, Record laps.
The technique of reducing lap times, The off-line technique, Instrument reading, Importance of simple instrument lay-out.
Gamesmanship, Jumping the flag, Alternative methods, The Le Mans-Type start.
Hawthorn and Moss, Accepting the challenge, Tigers versus bulls.
Wheel to wheel, Pantomime, Proprioceptors, Regaining control, Flick-turns.
Experience and anticipation, Speed happiness, Fighting instincts.
Anticipation, Chain reaction, Human fallibility, Vision at high speeds.
Side-thrust and slip angle, Front and rear slip-angles, Under-, over-, and neutral steer, Steering corrections.
Under-acceleration and braking. Front-end break-away, Tazio Nuvolaria Sidecar acrobatics, Moss and the 300SL, The value of induced understeer.
Power-control of the rear end, Wl96, Super Squalo and Lancia D50, On a hairpin corner.
Heel and toe, The wrong pedal, Stop or get around somehow, Skillful recovery.
Pit-stops, A renewal of faith, Italian sympathy.
Right moment and right manner, Old hands, Selfishness, Philanthropy.