Car Set-up: Overview

A car that is well set-up will provide the driver with a balanced and stable car which enables in the driver being able to produce constant fast lap times over the duration of the driving stint. There are multitude of parameters that relate to a cars set-up, these being:

  • Car weight;
  • Front / Rear weight balance;
  • Ride height;
  • Aerodynamics;
  • Suspension;
  • Brake balance;
  • Camber;
  • Caster;
  • Toe in / out;

We have written a series of articles describing each of the above components, how they impact on the performance of the car and how you adjust the settings.