Do you want to
learn how to drive to win? Technology may have changed the face of racing in
recent years but the basic skills it takes to be a top driver remained
unchanged since the first day of motor racing.
film follows the progress of nine students under Gilbert Pednault at the Jim
Russell Racing Driving School in Canada.
short work of their faults and expounds on the virtues needed to master their
vehicles in search of ever more speed and control.
such as picking racing lines, threshold braking, managing understeer and
oversteer and effective gear shifting are explained clearly and precisely.
It’s not just
the physical skills that the students pick-up as Pednault tries to impart the
mental attributes they’ll need if they want to be winners.
forty minutes of in-car action, including a complete Formula Ford race, this
film really stands the test of time as an instructional aid.
Washington Post’s assessment that ‘Drive to Win is easily the finest
instructional [film] ever produced on the essentials of fast, safe driving’ is
as true today as it was three decades ago.
The icing on the
cake is a fascinating interview with Formula One and Indy 500 legend Mario
Andretti, who reveals some of his most important tips on how to drive fast, safely.