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The effects of dehydration on driving ability.

As I am writing this, it’s a barmy 27 degrees and I know in some parts of the country it’s even hotter. But the hottest place in the country on a day like today, is not in any specific geographic location, it’s in your car. Of course, most modern-day cars are fitted with air conditioning […]

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Considerations for Wet Track Days

It’s that odd time of year again. You wake up in the morning and it looks like you’re on for a corker of a hot day, but by lunch time, the temperature has dropped and by mid-afternoon you’re juggling with whether you should take the canoe or the car on your trip to the shops. […]

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It’s all in the clutch…

Outside of “Mr Clutch” you’ll be hard pressed to find a person, or group of people that spend a great deal of time thinking about that ‘thing’ typically operated by the pedal underneath your left foot that makes gear change possible. But clutches are an integral part of most vehicles (even those with an automatic […]

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10 Essential Things You Need to Take on a Track Day

You’ve been looking forward to it for weeks and today’s the day. You’re off to the track to embrace the racer within. Hopefully you’ll learn some new skills, improve your existing ones, have some fun and above all, come away without incident. But wouldn’t it be a shame if just 5 minutes into your much […]

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Everything you need to know about brakes and track days

If you’re even slightly into cars, automotive engineering, track days or motor racing – you’ll know that not all brake systems on cars are created equally. But there’s far more to good brake performance than your choice of discs and pads and in this article, we’re going to explore how you can get the very […]

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A TRUSTPILOT Review of CAT Driver Training

See original here Below you’ll find a copy of one of many excellent, 5-star reviews we receive through the TRUSTPILOT website. To book a session with Colin, contact us today on 01234 757 633 or email us at Driver improvement with a twist of engineering I booked two days with Colin with a clear […]

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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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