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Watch Now: Drilled & Slotted Rotors Livestream

Experts from Summit Racing and Babcox Media’s Tech Group discuss performance rotors and their impact on driving.

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In a one-hour Livestream sponsored by Summit Racing, Andrew Markel and the experts at Summit Racing covered the benefits of drilled and slotted rotors for the track and daily drivers.

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The experts from Summit Racing and Tomorrow’s Technician answered the following questions:

  • How can a lighter brake rotor outperform a heavier rotor? 
  • How should a hole or slot be drilled or cut to prevent cracking?
  • Can the holes or slots increase or decrease braking performance? 
  • What are some of the best-looking slot and hole patterns? 
  • Can a drilled or slotted rotor be machined on a bench lathe?

O’Reilly 2021 School of the Year instructor Jack Stow and his classes at CTECH Auto joined in and asked questions too!

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