November 11, 2020

Chapter 2: Fundamentals

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Josef Newgarden

car racing

Every single thing a driver does while on track has a massive affect on how the car feels and how much grip the car has. For a racecar driver to be fast, they have to be able to adapt their driving to different situations, and do adapt well they have to completently understand how every single input they make affects the balance of the racecar.

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Overview

In Chapter 2 of Josef Newgarden’s Champions Course he breaks down the fundamentals of how to drive racecars fast on a race track. In Chapter 2 we will learn about how we affect the racecars balance, the importance of vision and where we need to be looking on the race track, the correct braking fundamentals, how to apply the throttle, and how it all comes together with weight transfer.

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Outline

5 lessons

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    How Our Driving Inputs Affect Car Balance

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    The Braking Zone

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    Perfecting Our Vision On The Race Track

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    Throttle Application

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    Understanding Weight Transfer

About the coach

Blayze Coach Josef Newgarden

Josef Newgarden

2x IndyCar Champion, Penske Racing Driver

Car Racing