THROTTLE CONTROL: LATEST VIDEO FROM SAFEisFAST
Back in the “good old days of racing” if you wanted to go fast, there was only one way to apply the throttle – you simply stood on it.
But in today’s ultrahigh-tech race cars, throttle control is a bit more complicated than that.
To find out the latest secrets of putting down the power we talked to some top drivers and engineers from motor sport’s most technologically-advanced categories.
We’ve asked some of the best WEC factory drivers – Porsche pilots Brendon Hartley and Andre Lotterer and engineer Kyle Wilson Clarke, Toyota’s Anthony Davidson and Ferrari’s Sam Bird, plus Aston Martin’s Darren Turner and Andretti Formula E Team Principal Roger Griffiths – to explain just how to stand on it in today’s world.