The point where the clutch engages and power is transferred to the rear of the car to get it off the line. In a similar way to your road car but with considerably more power and precision.

Near the end of the parade lap, the driver performs a Bite Point Find (BPF), initiated by pressing a button on the steering wheel. The clutch is released, the electronics detect the drop in engine revs and the clutch position is recorded in the software so the clutch paddles can be reset to match the bite point position.


Andrew Burden

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