Speed Secrets: You’re Holding It Wrong

One of the strangest things taught by some schools to performance and race drivers is how to turn the steering wheel. Some tell their students to push up on the wheel with their outside hand (using the other hand to dampen the movement), and some teach pulling down with the inside hand. The "push up" teachers suggest that it gives more precision, while the "pull down" group says you have more strength or leverage that way. This is something I've personally experimented with, thought long and hard about, and listened carefully to the opinions of others. And still, I think both of these camps are crazy silly.