Fellow Racers, the old saying goes, “No race has ever been won in the first corner, but many have been lost there.”
Well if that’s true, then why do so many drivers go for it at the start?
The answer is simple: With today’s race cars, passing is very difficult, and starts and re-starts present the best opportunities for overtaking – along with the greatest risks.
In our latest video, a group of top IMSA and IndyCar drivers – including Filipe Albuquerque, Simon Pagenaud, Jordan Taylor, John Edwards, Kyle Kirkwood, Earl Bamber and Callum IIlott – reveal their secrets of making fast, but safe getaways.
P.S.: Be sure to check out the latest Ask A Pro Q&A session with online instructor Pato O’Ward.