Before diving deeper into the secrets of a wet Nurburgring, we have two mention two things about the Leon Cupra. First of all, this is one of the best front-wheel-drive cars in the world. For one thing, it can lap the ‘Ring in under 8 minutes.
Secondly, FWD cars may be the safer choice, especially in low grip conditions, but they have plenty of ways to bite you. And the Nurburgring has a special talent of making hot hatches lose control.
The delicacy of hooningThe Nurburgring, especially when wet, is full of secrets. For instance, coming across a small river that flows across the track in the rain is not something unusual.
Then there are the little tricks that apply to many tracks. For example, the racing line doesn’t always coincide with the path that offers you the best braking grip. And sometimes turning or braking under compression (the ‘Ring is loaded with elevation changes) is not the best idea.
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