TITLE

LEARNING EXPERIENCE

AUTHOR(S)
PATERNIE, PATRICK C.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
AutoWeek;12/27/2010, Vol. 60 Issue 26, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the skills he learned by using the iRacing automobile driving simulators that are part of the Los Angeles Racing Experience racing-school program. He states that the simulators enhances your technique and comfort level before one takes the driver's seat of the real car. He also mentions the lessons he learned on short-track stock-car racing on the half-mile oval of Toyota Speedway at Irwindale, California.
ACCESSION #
57363680

 

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