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Re: Heel & Toe technique

>Eliot,  I don't wan't to start a buzzing contest, but the main purpose of 
>heel & toeing is for downshifting and mathcing the revs to make a smooth 
>transition between shifts.  I suppose if I was a rally driver I would use 
>some left foot brake action to set the car up in a sideways drift in 
>preparation for a turn.

Bzzztttt....... Well you did start it.  Left foot braking is essential in 
a turbo car on the race track to keep the turbo spooled up. I do it all 
the time on the track and if I exiting a ramp and overtaking a slower 
car.  It's also useful for the VERY experienced driver to trim the 


Eric Fletcher