The Start: Ten Seconds That Can Make… Or Break Your Race

Features, Racing I By Justin Cornelison I August 29, 2022
SAFEisFAST Bobby Rahal

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 SAFEisFAST‘s latest video, a group of top IMSA and IndyCar drivers – including Filipe Albuquerque, Simon Pagenaud, Jordan Taylor, John Edwards and Callum Ilott – reveal their secrets of making fast, but safe getaways.

via Safe is Fast & Bobby Rahal

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