Speed Secrets Quick Tip: Coasting

By Ross Bentley

September 03, 2014

Because I'm addicted to sharing what I've learned, I've started posting driving tips each week in a video/talking head format (I thought I'd try something different from my usual written ones). - Ross
The “rule” says that you should either be on the brakes, or on the throttle – but never coasting. Well, there’s an exception to every rule, and that’s what I talk about in this Speed Secrets Quick Tip – when and where coasting will actually make you faster:

You can find more of Ross's Quick Tip videos at the Speed Secrets YouTube channel. Also be sure to check out Ross Bentley's book, Ultimate Speed Secrets: The Complete Guide to High-Performance and Race Driving. 
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