Attack The Track - Road Atlanta

Shaun Cole On October 3, 2015
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This is the second episode of "Attack the Track"  by The Simpit.  This series is about learning how to dissect a track map and pick our most important corners.  

Inspired by The Petit Le Mans that is going on this weekend featuring some great mixed class endurance racing, we are doing our track drive at Road Atlanta.  Road Atlanta is Northeast of Atlanta Georgia, United States and is a 12 turn 2.54 mile road course that is build upon a woody hillside.

The track features a variety of different types of corners, including on and off cambered ones, Blind corners and high speed ones as well.  It can be a challenging and dangerous track to drive.

For this track drive we are in a race prepped BMW Z4 GT3.

This is not a how to drive this track in a particular car.  We are not pointing out braking zones or turn in points.  Those thing swill change from sim to sim.  This is about picking the right driving line, and making good choices based on a track layout.  

Drivers should be able to take what we learn here and take it to any track to learn the same thing.

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Ed Wallace On 2015-10-22 14:54:42
Ed Wallace

Fantastic!  Would have loved to see your fastest full lap from the cockpit view to see your brake points as well as turn-in and acceleration points.  Well done Shaun!!


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