Get your Race Shoes here. This is an item of apparel used by every driver every weekend. When you first started in this sport of auto racing, your instructor explained the tire contact patch. The tire contact patch, in a corner, will be maybe 4" x 6" in the front and 6" x 8" in the rear. Every modification you have done to your racer comes down to this contact patch - bigger cams, thinner head gasket, ported intake, lightweight body panels and race seat, lexan windows. The list can continue on and on. Your shoes keep you connected with that contact patch.
Finesse, feel, and comfort are the features we look for in a pair of auto racing shoes.
From straight line braking, transitioning into trail braking, squeezing the accelerator past apex, to all the way down as we track out the edge of the track, clipping the outside rumble strip. The ultimate connection to the contact patch is through many things and a good pair of racing shoes is at the top of that list.
The experts at DiscoveryParts can assist you with your next racing shoe purchase. A driver just starting in a modified street legal M3 with vacuum assisted brakes would use a different shoe than a Radical SR8 RX with manual brakes and cockpit controlled brake bias. Have a wide foot, narrow heal cup and a small foot box in your car? Let the experts at DiscoveryParts get you the correct pair of auto racing shoes the first time.