Subtitled: How to Get the Most Out of Your Modern Performance Car
by Ross Bentley
Today's performance-minded driver faces a bit of a learning dilemma. The enduring classic books on performance driving are primarily focused on wheel-to-wheel racing, and most of them were written half a century before paddle shifters, ABS, and traction control! If you want to enjoy high-performance driving (or go racing wheel-to-wheel) in a modern car, you need to know how to use those systems properly.
This latest title from legendary driver coach Ross Bentley provides real-world techniques to incorporate modern driver aids into your driving so that they help you instead of getting in your way. Specific technical details are kept to a minimum because the electronics evolve so quickly. That means this book will not go out of date until driverless cars take over. Bentley is a big believer in practicing good driving habits every time you get behind the wheel, so the principles apply whether you are on the track, between pylons, or heading to work.
This book is recommended for all drivers, regardless of experience, skill level, or driving goals. An excellent read for anyone with a new driver in the family (especially for the new driver) and for coaches of "street survival" driving courses. 160 pages.