some advice re: downshifting in corner entry

E Montague server afm199 at earthlink.net
Wed May 11 15:39:20 PDT 2011


Depends on the corner. A corner like T1 at Thill I shift first, the braking on an SV is moderate or minimal and you need to get two downshifts off in a short time. On the other hand, T14 at Thill I brake first.  Ditto T11 at Sears.  


On May 11, 2011, at 3:37 PM, pattonme at yahoo.com wrote:

> Brake first, shift later. I'm halfway thru braking before I even pull the clutch and by then rpms are down around 6k. Do the down shifts and then feed the motor in. It helps if your idle is set to say 3500rpm and you've practiced throttle control such that when you are shifting the gas is left cracked. That way the rpm isn't far off. 
> 
> Basically the keith code method. 
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