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One way the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile is the association responsible for the interests of motoring organisations and motor car users across the... and track designers can maintain the entertainment value is to force errors by building “mistake generators” into the track designs. The most recent example is the Miami track where Clive Bowen, the founder and director of Apex refers to the point of the corner where the car comes closest to the inside of the track and... A circuit is a racetrack for car racing. Design, the team behind the Miami A motorsport series sanctioned by the FIA and held in various countries for a world title. track, explained how they intend to challenge drivers throughout the 5.4-kilometre lap.
“We had to ensure that we had a race track that had enough of a ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ personality,” said Bowen. This included “sections with [gradient] change and a lot of Traction is the adhesive friction between the tyres and the track that allows the car to accelerate as the power... which require a soft set-up on a car, then some super high-speed sections where you want to have a stiff setup to get the best from Slang for Aerodynamic Aerodynamics is the science of controlling how the air behaves as the car cuts through it at... performance and therefore lateral Grip is the magic that holds the car on the road as it accelerates, turns and brakes at extreme levels.... through the corners.
”The positioning of some Barriers are used on race tracks to keep the cars in and the public out. Whereever possible barriers are set... has been configured to provoke mistakes from drivers, he added. “The sequence from turn 13 through to 16 is where we thread the needle under the turnpike overpasses,” said Bowen. “Going into turn 14, you don’t see the apex of turn 15 until you’re on the apex of turn 14. It’s what we call a ‘mistake generator’ so the opportunity for drivers to gain position because somebody in front overdrives is quite high.”