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While our de­scrip­tions of coun­ter­mea­sures are meant to help you un­der­stand pos­si­ble so­lu­tions, noth­ing can truly take the place of em­pir­i­cal knowl­edge. Like any other as­pect of prepa­ra­tion, read­ing about it and prac­tic­ing it along­side trained in­struc­tors are two dif­fer­ent things. A ve­hi­cle is an ex­ten­sion of your­self, and like a firearm or knife, it’s only as ef­fec­tive as the per­son wield­ing it. You won’t get this kind of train­ing with DMV in­struc­tors.

Think of that rush of panic that goes through you when you’ve had to slam on the brakes sud­denly or when you start to hy­droplane af­ter it’s been rain­ing. Mul­ti­ply that times a thou­sand in a sit­u­a­tion where your only hope for sur­vival is how well you can con­trol that four-wheeled ma­chine you’re sit­ting in. Con­sider sign­ing up for a course at a high­per­for­mance driv­ing school like Bon­durant, so you can truly un­der­stand and ex­pe­ri­ence the physics be­hind it.

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Hy­draulic out­rig­gers on these skid cars in­duce trac­tion loss on de­mand, teach­ing stu­dents to cor­rect for over­steer and un­der­steer.

For those who en­joy high-speed com­pe­ti­tion, Bon­durant of­fers an Ad­vanced For­mula Car Rac­ing Pro­gram in these open-wheel cars. Left: We rode along as in­struc­tors tore around the course at a stag­ger­ing pace.

In the class­room, in­struc­tors dis­cussed the the­ory be­hind cor­ner­ing. Be­ing able to see and fol­low the ideal rac­ing line is es­sen­tial for main­tain­ing speed through twists and turns.

Right: Rac­ing leg­end Bob Bon­durant made an ap­pear­ance to per­son­ally greet each stu­dent.

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