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Understeer & Oversteer Correction

Have you driven the “Ring” in November? I’ve recently returned from a wet and wintery 4 day visit, honing my grip limit driving and enjoying the empty circuit. Tiptoeing through high-speed corners and ever changing gradients, the multitude of changing road surfaces adding a degree of driving complexity no other circuit can match. But what […]

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Gas Pedal

Millbrook training days promote safe driving techniques for road and circuit. This year CAT travelled north of the border for an MLR training day at the Ingliston Showground. The training took place the day before the Ingliston round of the Sprint series. Many of the questions on the day regarding technique were track focused and […]

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Shoot Out Summary

What a great event. Give a competitive driver a race car and he or she will invariably want to adjust its dynamic characteristics to suit their driving style. On this occasion that option was not on the table. The JR Motorsport Evo X became a benchmark for the day – no adjustments – just get […]

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Ferrari Enzo or Porsche Carrera GT? You Decide!

How many times have you driven 2 iconic super cars at grip limit on circuit in one day? Not had the pleasure? …. then read on. Colin Hoad, Chief instructor at CAT Driver Training has, and he is sharing the experience with you here. I consider myself to be very fortunate. I am a petrolhead […]

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CAT Goes Digital!

Project the excellence of your business through our business. Our corporate driving days provide you with the opportunity to explore and nurture new business, maintain close working relationships with existing clients and promote sales and services – all during your exclusive and exceptionally hosted event. Enjoy quality time while driving and over your personal lunch. […]

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Road Test for Vehicle: Freelander 2 TD4 Automatic

Client: Business to Business By coincidence I had recently been musing on the Land Rover Brand prior to collecting the Freelander 2 TD4 from Marshalls in Bedford. Armed with a selection of car magazines to keep me amused on a recent holiday flight, I found an article complete with a double page spread picture of […]

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Nissan GTR R35 Review – What a Machine!

Having had over 60 Nissan GTR R35s and their owners through the door at Millbrook Proving Ground on training days in 2009-10, Colin Hoad, CAT Driver Training’s Chief Instructor, thought he would share his training notes with you. Pedalling an R35 around a circuit is not as easy as some may think. Contrary to popular […]

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Road Test for Vehicle: 2Lt Volvo V70 SE Estate Diesel

Client: Business to Business There is an air of excitement in the writing of an article, an opportunity to experience a new model, the anticipation of a new motoring experience, and of course the swapping of pleasantries at the dealership. The walk to the car builds the tension further, you’re eager to jump in and […]

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