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Bringing Discipline & Self Control into Your Driver Skill Set

If you’ve ever been to IKEA, the chances are you’ve walked past that big Perspex box containing a recliner chair. There’s a big counter next to the chair and that’s measuring the number of compressions the robot makes as it imitates a person sitting down on it. Typically the counter is reading in the hundreds […]

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Tyre Pressures & Track Days – A Quick Guide

If you want to get the maximum enjoyment and best times on your track days, a simple and effective place to start (outside of your own driving technique) is by focusing on your tyres. More specifically – your tyre pressures. As you drive a circuit at speed, your tyres will increase in pressure.  Increased cornering […]

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Our top 5 tips for safe driving

There’s been a lot in the press recently about the progression of driverless cars and how they will virtually eliminate the possibility of accidents on the road in the future. We’re a few years away from that scenario, but even without it – the relentless progression of technology means that the cars we drive are […]

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A day with Colin Hoad and his company, CAT Driver Training.

I’m not a great driver, I’m barely average in fact but like many blokes, fast cars that outstrip my talent hold a strong and beguiling appeal. In 2012 I bought an M3 CSL; “a tricksy’d up, hunkered down road racer that’s come amongst us, shaved and spruced” as someone once said. The CSL’s a car […]

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Has the golden age of formula 1 seen the chequered flag?

As Formula 1 made it’s penultimate stop before the Summer break last weekend, I can’t help questioning whether I’m going to miss it. Last year, the Hungaroring produced what was arguably one of the best races of the season… neither Mercedes made it on to the podium and the race was packed with incidents… it […]

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Posts from our readers – That Competitive Streak

If you have an interest in cars / driving / motorsport and would like to write a future post for CAT Driver Training, get in touch today for more information at I always loved go-karting. I had a pedal kart as a kid, and drew race circuits in chalk on my parents’ driveway. A […]

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