Data Acquisition: Is the driver just another sensor?

Today’s data acquisition gives drivers access to an incredible amount of information. But when it comes to actually finding speed, how do you figure out which data actually makes you faster – and which is just for the engineers to ponder? Is driver input still important? To find out, we’ve assembled an all star panel including: Team Penske and Chip Ganassi Racing chiefs Tim Cindric and Mike Hull. Plus top IndyCar drivers Hélio Castroneves, Josef Newgarden and James Hinchcliffe, ex-F1 driver Rubens Barrichello – along with newly-crowned FIA F3 Champion Lance Stroll. is a free Online Driver Development program for aspiring drivers providing video tutorials as well as direct advice from today’s top racers and industry experts.