Tuesday, October 4, 2022
News Time to practice the old pendulum turn

Time to practice the old pendulum turn

“Pendulum turn?” Does “Scandinavian Flick” sound more familiar? If you’ve watched any amount of Rally racing or are a fan of WRX, you’ll have heard of this technique.

Rally drivers use this technique to get around tight turns without losing too much momentum. When done well, the result is spectacular. The goal is to create oversteer where you’d normally end up facing boring speed-robbing understeer.

With winter fast approaching, for those of us above the snowbelt, we thought this might be a fun little bit of driving knowledge… Team O’Neil Rally School has put a brief video together touching on the principal aspects behind stringing together the proper steps in order to get the car to complete the manoeuvre.

If you are going to practice the “flick”, you don’t need us to remind you to be smart about it…

Trending Now

Faraday Future Raised $100 Million Ahead of the Launch of the FF91

The company reported having financial problems earlier this year. About $100 million has now been raised out of the required $325 million. The...

BMW Unveils the XM, the Most Powerful Vehicle in its History

The following vehicle leaves the factory with a plug-in hybrid powertrain, but let's just say that its primary mission is to deliver a good...

Battery Problems will Lead to a Volkswagen EV Recall

A manufacturing defect has been found in some battery cells This problem affects the ID.4 and the ID.3 Volkswagen estimates this recall to...

The 2023 Kia Niro Hybrid will Start at $26,490 in the US

Three trim levels will be available Sales will begin this month in the United States The plug-in hybrid and the electric versions will...

Every New Vehicle Sold in New York Will Have to be Zero-Emissions by 2035

The state is following California’s lead 35% of new vehicles will have to be EVs by 2026 and then 68% by 2030 A...
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.