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Promoted: The unseen world of braking

By:
, Autosport Plus Editor

Formula 1 exists in its own sphere, but demands on brake suppliers in other motorsport disciplines are not so different, as a tour of AP Racing shows

There are few sights more spectacular for the trackside motorsport fan than 30 squabbling tin-tops barrelling en masse into the Club chicane on the first lap of a British Touring Car Championship race at Thruxton.

From bouncing off the rev limiter in sixth, they stamp on the anchors and crash down the gears, each on the absolute limit of adhesion attempting to scrub off speed, without leaving space for an opportunistic rival to sneak past.

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