Get to know all of the systems and parts of a modern day race car in this Level One of Race Car Technology. Become an expert at setting up and tuning the chassis by completing Levels Two and Three.
Gain valuable knowledge about how race teams prepare the cars for competition. You can just enroll in Level One and become knowledgeable about all of the systems of a modern day race car, or bundle the three RCT courses for a discount price.
FREE and EASY Review - You can review all of the Lesson One for each course. Simply Sign-In to ORS and then choose your course, scroll down to see Lesson One and then read the entire Lesson One for that course.
You will earn a degree Certificate of Completion when you complete RCT Levels One through Three to show perspective employers, use for advancement within your team, or just to show off to your friends and family.
Sign-up now to begin your journey to becoming a certified expert on race car technology just like the professionals.
Here is the Table of Contents for RCT Level One...
Lesson 1 - Goals of Race Car Technology Level One
Lesson 2 – Why A Race Car Turns
Lesson 3 - Camber
Lesson 4 - Caster
Lesson 5 - Spindle Design
Lesson 6 - Control Arms
Lesson 7 – Anti Pro Dive
Lesson 8- Steering Systems
Lesson 9- Bump Steer
Lesson 10- Ackermann Effect Explained
Lesson 11- Alignment
Lesson 12– Sway/Anti Roll Bars
Lesson 13 – Front Geometry and Roll Center / Moment Center
Lesson 14- Types of Rear Suspensions
Lesson 15- Rear Roll Center
Lesson 16- Alignment and Toe
Lesson 17- Rear Steer/Roll Steer/Bump Steer
Lesson 18- Anti-Squat
Lesson 19- Driveline Alignment
Lesson 20 - Types of Springs & How To Rate A Spring
Lesson 21 - Motion Ratio & Wheel Rate
Lesson 22 - Spring Base Principles & Choosing Spring Rates
Lesson 23 - What They Do and Do Not Do
Lesson 24 - How A Shock Works
Lesson 25 - Different Types of Shocks
Lesson 26 - How To Control A Spring
Lesson 27 - Motion Ratio Affects Shock Rate
Lesson 28 - Tire Temperatures & Tire Pressures
Lesson 29 - Tire Stagger
Lesson 30 - How Racing Brakes Work
Bob is a long time race car engineer, consultant, inventor, author and manufacturer. He began his career in the early 1990’s with short track late models at New River Valley Speedway. Since that time, he has consulted with racers all over the world through the use of his racing setup software and since 2002 as Senior Technical Editor of Circle Track magazine.
He has helped numerous teams win races, track championships and series championships across many varied forms of racing on circle tracks as well as road racing courses. He has authored a book titled Advanced Race Car Chassis Technology published by HP Books that continues to be very popular.
Bob has traveled to race tracks across the U.S. and talked with and helped many thousands of racers have more success. Now through Online Racing School, he hopes to reach out to many more of those interested in racing as well as those he has helped before.