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      05-14-2012, 07:33 PM   #21
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Drives: F25 2.8d(wifes)F82 M4
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Originally Posted by Richbot View Post
These cars are running low 2:1x's at tracks like Road America, where a heavily modified and lightened M3 will be lucky to run a 2:2x. With 2 miles of straightaway they're not making all of their speed in the corners.
I know at Mosport I have to short shift to not run over the 4 cylinder ones going up the 3/4 mile straight but once we get to corner 8 which is about a 100 mph entry in our cars they are almost flat on entry and run laps 7-9 seconds quicker than we do.I do not really like running with them in the same group as I am always afraid of getting into one if one of us makes a mistake as they are hard to see.

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