heel-2-toe braking...wats it for?

Discussion in 'Other Racing' started by Remy Zero, Sep 16, 2005.

  1. Remy Zero

    Remy Zero Two Time F1 World Champ

    Apr 26, 2005
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    wat are the advantages of heel-to-toe braking..i'm not that familiar with it, tried it a few times on my cousin's car...wats the difference? magazines claim it saves time...anyways, anybody can give me a tip on how 2 use it properly? thanx.. :)
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  3. Koby

    Koby Formula 3

    Dec 14, 2003
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    Jason Kobies
    matching revs when downshifting under heavy braking
  4. Brian C. Stradale

    Brian C. Stradale F1 Rookie
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    Mar 17, 2002
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    #4 Brian C. Stradale, Sep 16, 2005
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  5. ernie

    ernie Two Time F1 World Champ
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    You're funny Brian.
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  7. black&tan328

    black&tan328 Rookie

    May 13, 2004
    This means that when you brake for a corner, your right foot stays on the brake pedal all the way to the turn in point. To downshift smoothly, the throttle is "blipped" by turning your foot counter clockwise so that your heel can be used on the gas pedal while still braking. Some people use the side of their foot, but this depends on pedal spacing, foot size etc.
  8. DGS

    DGS Four Time F1 World Champ

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    The purpose of heel/toe is to assure that every car forum has a thread that recurs weekly. :D
  9. sindo308qv

    sindo308qv F1 Rookie

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    I think by this time we can just shut down this chat line , because everything can be "searched". Give the guy a break.
  10. Remy Zero

    Remy Zero Two Time F1 World Champ

    Apr 26, 2005
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    thanx a lot guys...really appreciate it man..

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  12. infraredline

    infraredline Formula 3

    Mar 15, 2004
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    It's not really something you can try once or twice and see an advantage. You have to practice a lot. Like dancing sitting down.

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