Here’s one of my trade secrets:
When someone says they drive as smooth as can be, I ask them to watch this video to see what I mean by smooth. This guy redefines what driving with minimum steering inputs is really about. I use this particular video because most drivers understand that being smooth in a regular direct drive kart is one thing, but being smooth around Kerpen in a KZ is quite another – yet Bas Lammers makes it look simple. Incredible stuff, I watch it myself as a reminder of what its all about!
I’d suggest everyone watches this video a 100 times at least!
Pay close attention to the steering wheel and how little he needs to turn the wheel to set the kart for a corner, then get through the corner and exit. Keep in mind that this is a KZ which is as wild a machine as can be imagined!
This is the ultimate smoothness target for every karter if smoothness is your thing.
Photo credit: Paul Slamski – coaching with Team Karting and Joe Slamon at Fulbeck