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If it's a wet trackday, I'll use the rear brake at the end of long straights.
If you think about it, the best chance of locking up the front tire is at the very beginning of your braking... before the weight has transferred to the front and the tire has squatted.
The least chance of locking up the rear tire is at the beginning of the braking zone.
So, I will use some rear brake just as I'm rolling off the throttle to help the bike squat rather than nosedive. As I progressively squeeze the front brake, I'll progressively let go of the rear... until I am back to just front brake.
I find this method helps ensure I don't grab the front brakes too hard, too soon... because I'm adding another step between gas and front brake.
If it's dry, or I'm just using the brakes to scrub a little speed... then I just use the front for the reasons mentioned above.