BALANCE
The mix of front versus rear grip that is determined by chassis, aero and brake-bias settings. Chassis settings, as well as acceleration and braking, influence handling at all speeds. Aero adjustments affect balance mainly in high-speed turns. Brake balance determines which tires lock up first.

BIND
Excess steering angle limiting a car’s acceleration.

BLIP
Proper downshifting technique requires that the engine revs be increased to allow smooth engagement of the next lowest gear, and to match engine speed with road speed. The "Blip" is a quick application of the throttle pedal, usually done using the heal and toe technique, to momentarily increase the engine RPM.

BRAKE BIAS
The relative proportion of braking effort on the front or rear of the car. In most modern racecars, brake bias is adjustable to compensate for changes in track conditions, fuel load, and aerodynamic down force.

BRAKE POINT
A specific reference on or next to the track which drivers use to start the application of brakes. Smart drivers start with a conservative brake point and move it closer to the corner until exit speed is compromised. This is called “The Procedure to Find the Braking Point.”

BRAKE-TURNING
Combining the car`s braking and turning abilities simultaneously in the area beyond the turn-in point. This is a very efficient use of a tire’s traction capability and enables the driver to safely brake later. It also helps the car turn-in to a corner.

BREATHING’ THE THROTTLE
A lift (in varying degrees) off the throttle to neutralize under steer or induce TTO.