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      05-23-2013, 05:48 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by tony20009 View Post
Interesting article.

Did I miscalculate? According to the article, that stopping distance is something around 700-800 feet (roughly) feet to go from 185 mph to 0 in 4 seconds. It's amazing the drivers don't die immediately of a brain aneurysm.

( I assumed mu at 1.4, since mu of 1.1 at 60 mph yields 110 foot stopping distance, and that's what our cars can do, more or less on normal performance street tires.)
thats the 1st new F1 drivers comment on after their first test. The brakesssssss. Not the power, but the brakes. I believe it.
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