Episode 012: Everything you need to know about tuning your car with tire pressures.

tire pressureTire pressures are the down and dirty way to change the handling characteristics of your racecar.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why the concept of contact patch is so important to the racecar builder/tuner/driver
  • How various tire temperatures effect contact patch
  • More about slip angles and why you need to be aware of their effect on your cars drivability
  • An introduction to yaw angles
  • How to tune your tire pressures to change the handling characteristics of your vehicle on the fly

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