Bondurant Racing School Closes Its Doors After 57 Years In Business
PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — Bob Bondurant, a former champion race car driver who opened a high-performance driving school in and taught numerous A-list actors for their movie roles, has died. He was According to his family and the Bondurant Racing School website, Bondurant died Friday in the Phoenix suburb of Paradise Valley.
Five Racing Schools That Will Make You a Better Driver
Our car experts choose every product we feature. We may earn money from the links on this page. By Ronald Ahrens Sep 12, YouTube Everyone can benefit from track instruction, and there are many excellent choices and talented instructors.
But a few schools outshine the rest. Here are five programs that will make you a better driver. Bob Bondurant, who won the FIA World Championship in a Cobra, refined many instructional techniques while making his school the benchmark for high performance driving.
Classroom, skid pad, and track instruction covers everything from car control techniques to mock starts and racing etiquette. Graduates are ready for an SCCA license. Barber touts a long list of graduates who currently race in the Indycar Series. Building upon early instruction on technique–racing line, threshold braking, corneringthe school progresses to open lapping and reading competition flags. Finally, there’s practice in race starts and restarts as well as passing and drafting techniques.
Graduates are eligible for an SCCA regional license. Since then Berg has expanded, with courses at other tracks in California and Arizona, including regular operations at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Berg, who briefly raced in Formula One, says a factor that distinguishes his school is his personal involvement in the instruction.
Also, the school’s open-wheel cars powered by 1. And Berg says, "We have data systems on all our race cars, and we monitor the driver’s channel. That’s one of the major, major points. As a perquisite for graduates, Berg says he’s "we’re working very hard to try to create our own racing series next year.
I hope we’ll be able to have that announcement by the middle of October. Like other racing schools, there’s emphasis on car control and finding the racing line. But here, in Dalton, New Hampshire, the left foot comes into play as soon as you start out on the dirt skidpad. Over long road loops, over crests and jumps, you also learn to deal with all-wheel-drive. The school features a patented slide car in its initial car control exercises.
And the course culminates in a race day, with two 8-lap races. This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses.