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What goes through a racer’s mind before the flag drops?

Racing psychology: What goes through the mind of a flat track rider before the flag drops
The fourth and final episode of Slide has just dropped, and it’s a fascinating insight into the psychology of racers.

What happens before a flat track race? How do the riders calm their nerves? Are they even nervous at all? Patrick ‘PJ’ Jacobsen and Corey Alexander reveal all.
Racing psychology: What goes through the mind of a flat track rider before the flag drops
We’re bombarded with the technical details of the bikes themselves, and the clever engineering tricks and rule-bending ploys used by the teams to get one-up on their competitors.

But when it’s time to twist the wrist to win the race to the first corner, it’s as much about the mindset of the riders as throttle body design, contingency money and tire hookup.

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