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2018-09-15 12:00

Robin Classen

Pendulum turn

Image: Team O'Neil Rally School

A Pendulum turn, (aka the Scandinavian flick), is a technique most commonly used in rally or dirt racing.

It involves building enough momentum as you approach a tight corner, turning the car in the opposite direction a good distance before the corner and following through with enough speed as you exit the turn.

Practice makes perfect

According to the Team O'Neil Rally School, being able to perform a pendulum turn will give you another option to avoid understeer and create oversteer.

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As the instructor explains, it will take time to master the technique and also serves as a good way for building car control.

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