*Water-Cooled VW Performance Handbook*

# Skidpad g

If you have access to a skidpad, you can measure the number of Gs that your vehicle will pull in a corner.

For example, if you can do 13-second laps on a 200-foot diameter skidpad, your vehicle is pulling .73 `g`.

This calculator uses the formula:

\[g = \frac{1.226 \times r}{t^2}\]

Where:

`r`is the skidpad radius`t`is the time it takes for a lap of the skidpad