speedracer.mark at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 19:53:41 PDT 2009
To comment on Brett's point: He's right. Even a mundane, average, cheap
car today has roughly 1200 HP available in braking force.
Unfortunately, some drive-by-wire systems do pull throttle under braking or
when yaw is detected. Which makes left-foot-braking, threshold braking at
turn in, and other more advanced techniques impossible to do smoothly.
Probably good safety for the average driver, but as an instructor.... I
At least Porsche and GM with the Corvettes tune this behavior correctly.
Allowing quite a lot of driver latitude before it shuts down the fun and
protects us from ourselves.
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