Threshold braking analysis theory
Compare peaks in longitudinal acceleration around the lap to find opportunities in your drivers threshold braking analysis.
- Flat track
- Uniform grip
- Consistent car
Image below shows opportunities for investigation at points 1, 2, 5, 6 & 7.
What to look for / be careful of?
- Does not really work for fast corners –> can unsettle car.
- Hills –> consider correcting analysis
- Changing track surfaces
- Driver inputs
- Tyre temps
- Friction circle
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