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05-02-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,222
Posted By SundayDriver

Yes and no. Once in the territory of strong...

Yes and no. Once in the territory of strong downforce, it increases gradually with speed. BUT, there are some corners where there is a "hole" to overcome. T1 at Mid Ohio is an example. In my last...
09-16-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By SundayDriver

I bought one before they were ever delivered and...

I bought one before they were ever delivered and had first or second delivered in the US. I did setup on mine and quite a few others and advised a lot of the early guys in CA on maintenance, etc -...
08-10-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3,177
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Views: 332,622
Posted By SundayDriver

I have an easy way. Watch the corrections of the...

I have an easy way. Watch the corrections of the steering wheel. If you are not looking ahead, there is no need for small corrections in response to slip. But you will see a lot of small...
07-21-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,208
Posted By SundayDriver

Some years ago. Skippy winged cars in a lapping...

Some years ago. Skippy winged cars in a lapping day using a shortened version of the track. After a few laps I took my first run at the kink taking it flat. Of course I chose that lap to also...
06-23-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,128
Posted By SundayDriver

It is not specifically an open wheel thing. A...

It is not specifically an open wheel thing. A tilt table is used to determine the height of the center of gravity.
06-21-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,398
Posted By SundayDriver

What was your most memorable pass?

Sometimes the best way to learn is by example. Especially in racecraft.

RacerUniversity recently put up a course with reminiscences of our faculty on their most memorable pass. Itĺs fascinating...
06-21-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,115
Posted By SundayDriver

I guess I qualify for "Really Dumb FOR REAL". I...

I guess I qualify for "Really Dumb FOR REAL". I did that for years and learned it from very experienced racers. In fact, I have heard it from MANY racers with decades of towing experience.

No...
06-07-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By SundayDriver

Lots of new content at Racer University

New courses and new faculty members at RacerUniversity.com

We have a number of interesting new courses up, including several dealing with racecraft.

Sometimes the best way to learn is by...
06-03-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,321
Posted By SundayDriver

Sheesh. The course on RacerU was about the...

Sheesh. The course on RacerU was about the mechanics of the basic outbraking pass. It was not about psychology or what happens when the other car defends. It is the starting point for building...
05-29-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,209
Posted By SundayDriver

I should correct that to say people who regularly...

I should correct that to say people who regularly post here. In fact, I know of a few who are likely more talented than she is - they sometimes read posts, but not many posts from them.
05-29-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,209
Posted By SundayDriver

Danica is a damn good driver. I was on track...

Danica is a damn good driver. I was on track with her the day she did her first Atlantic test. She was right at the lap record in the first session. Very impressive.

However, she has not proven...
05-29-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,688
Posted By SundayDriver

It is a pity that some resort to this sort of BS....

It is a pity that some resort to this sort of BS.

-We have the race card.
-We have an intentional crash to benefit the #1 driver on a team.
-We have attempted blackmail for #1 status.
-I even...
05-25-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,661
Posted By SundayDriver

Very cool. For those who think this is...

Very cool.

For those who think this is strange, almost all Formula Cars and Sports Racers have a wider front track than rear and similar weight distribution as a 911.
05-25-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,289
Posted By SundayDriver

Many of those same folks can be found at...

Many of those same folks can be found at RacerUniversity (http://raceruniversity.com/faculty.html) - pros and amateurs alike. There are over 50 'courses' on racing topics and discussion of those...
05-24-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,445
Posted By SundayDriver

Peter, ROFL at On-Star. I proposed a new...

Peter,
ROFL at On-Star.
I proposed a new class for SCCA - ITD (Diesel) with a minimum weight of 7,500 lbs. They didn't go for it.
05-21-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,930
Posted By SundayDriver

Don't you guys make mechanically actuated drum...

Don't you guys make mechanically actuated drum brakes? I heard that next year you are going to start working on hydraulic actuation.

Facts? Facts? We don't need no steenkin facts.
05-20-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,445
Posted By SundayDriver

Yup. At SCCA licensing schools. For the most...

Yup. At SCCA licensing schools. For the most part, license candidates are in their race cars in race conditions. But there are a few sessions where the instructor takes their group on track -...
05-16-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,301
Posted By SundayDriver

As another reference point, there are quite a few...

As another reference point, there are quite a few DSR racers who use LL Avgas. 1000cc motorcycle engines reving to 13,000 rpm with no ill effects. Generally they seem to be competitive, power wise,...
05-16-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,383
Posted By SundayDriver

Flooring - someone (I think it is racedeck) makes...

Flooring - someone (I think it is racedeck) makes a version of interlocking tiles that rolls up. That might be the easiest for a team that does not have a dozen people available to snap each tile...
05-15-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,301
Posted By SundayDriver

Sorry - Your post belonged in the 10%, not the...

Sorry - Your post belonged in the 10%, not the 90%.
05-15-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By SundayDriver

Thanks much. Bad break for them while doing so...

Thanks much. Bad break for them while doing so well.
05-15-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By SundayDriver

Thanks. I am sure that Grand-Am live timing...

Thanks. I am sure that Grand-Am live timing showed Seth in the car when they went out.
05-15-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By SundayDriver

Seth Thomas at VIR?

Seth Thomas, a Rennlist participant, dropped out early. Was anyone at the race who knows what happened?

On a side note - Seth is one of the nicest guys I have had the pleasure of chatting with...
05-15-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,301
Posted By SundayDriver

90% of what has been said in this thread, other...

90% of what has been said in this thread, other than Jeff's post, is wrong. A couple of points:

Octane is NOT resistance to what is generally called pre-ignition vs. knock. It is resistance to...
05-04-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,721
Posted By SundayDriver

:roflmao::roflmao::roflmao: If you roll the...

:roflmao::roflmao::roflmao:

If you roll the car, does that fix it, or does that make all the pixels move to the top?
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