LMK Speed Secret – The new outdoor hairpin. We’ve recently revised the outdoor portion of our Mega Track to be faster and to improve passing opportunities. The back straight is now totally straight, and leads into the same right-hand bend before the hairpin. But the hairpin is where things really change: the back side has been pushed out, making a blind, late apex. You’ll need to enter the corner wider than before (but don’t leave the door wide open if someone is right behind you!) at about 2/3 of the width of the track to the left:
As you get closer, continue to take a slightly wider line, spotting the second apex around the back:
As before, a late apex is crucial to setting up the upcoming esses. If you’ve done it right, you’ll be far right at the end of the corner with the throttle planted.
Next week, the esses…