Every auto enthusiast who can drive stick has a story about learning to do so. Some are messier than others!
Forget paddle shifters. Shifting with an old h-pattern box is the educational course we all need to take if we ever hope to be worth our salt. Downshifting, upshifting, and rev-matching are all part of the track-day driver’s lexicon, but do we really know why we do it?
A Drag Racing Transmission and Gearing Overview
When the driver and engines are both evenly matched, the right transmission and differential in your strip burner can mean the difference between a winning pass and an almost winning pass.
Who needs a double-clutch, flappy paddle shifter when you’ve got skills like this?!