Ultimate Speed Secrets: The Racer's Bible

Ultimate Speed Secrets: The Racer's Bible

Hardback Speed Secrets

By (author) Ross Bentley

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  • Publisher: Motorbooks International
  • Format: Hardback | 336 pages
  • Dimensions: 157mm x 231mm x 23mm | 771g
  • Publication date: 25 August 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Wisconsin
  • ISBN 10: 0760340501
  • ISBN 13: 9780760340509
  • Illustrations note: 50 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 81,848

Product description

"Ultimate Speed Secrets" is the drivers' guide to going faster! Professional race instructor Ross Bentley has raced everything from Indy cars to world sports cars and has the experience to make any racer a more complete driver. With detailed drills and comprehensive instructions, Bentley covers everything you need to know: choosing lines; adapting to different cars, tracks, and racing conditions; setting up controls; and understanding car adjustments and mental preparation. Whether you are racing an Indy car or simply interested in becoming a more complete driver on the street, "Ultimate Speed Secrets" will give you the information you need to succeed!

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Ross Bentley is the author of the popular Motorbooks Speed Secrets series. He is a racing coach, race car driver, author, and speaker. Bentley grew up in a racing family in Vancouver, British Columbia. He raced in the CART Indy Car series in the 1990s before moving on to endurance racing, where he won the 1998 GT3 United States Road Racing Championship and the 2003 SRPII Class Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. Bentley resides in Issaquah, Washington.www.speedsecrets.com

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"Ross Bentley's Speed Secrets series of coaching books are a favorite around our office: they really help the driver to grasp what it takes to win. From cornering to the business of racing, Ross has covered it all. Ultimate Speed Secrets is a condensed version of all of his previous books and serves as a good refresher for those of us who haven't read his back catalog in years. Put it on your shelf, or in your gear bag for those long nights before the big race." - "Grassroots Motorsports""Virtually everyone who races wants to improve their technique and lap times. Ross Bentley is one of the best-known racing instructors who has been able to put to words what he teaches in person, down to choosing lines and adapting to different cars and trucks. This is the latest version of his previous work with completely new text, photos and diagrams. Well worth the read to get your needed speed!" - "Vintage Motorsport""""Author Ross Bentley dishes on what every professional track driver knows about driving that you probably don't. He's no amateur; Bentley won the United States Road Racing Championship while driving for BMW-backed racing team, and the 2003 24 Hours of Daytona. Even if you're not venturing onto a track, knowing how to clip an apex should help on freeway ramps." -"The Virginian-Pilot "