Originally Posted by llamaboiz
*didn't click on link* but taking a corner is all about late braking/early on the gas AND weight transfer to the tires that are able to get the most traction.
I don't think I'd agree with this. "Late" braking means very different things to different people, and early on the gas will make the front end plow like an agricultural implement. That's been my hardest lesson driving cars after racing motorcycles. Patience with getting into the throttle isn't something we do on bikes because rolling on the power helps the bike turn. In cars, it just makes touring the tulips much more likely.
No, you don't transfer weight to the tires "with the most traction", you do your damnedest to balance the weight across all four tires because there's more traction available on four tires than anything less.
There are lots of good books on driving quickly, efficiently, and fast. I'd start here: