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Left foot braking, a phrase oft spoken in hushed tones usually while recounting the skill of legendary drivers in motorsport. But what actually is it and why is it seen as such a big deal? Left foot braking as we are discussing here is mainly relevant to a manual car (cars with paddle shift are normally left foot braked regardless of situation). It is the technique of using your left foot to actuate the brakes of your car usually mid corner or where a downshift (where your left foot would be needed to use the clutch) is not necessary. So...

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