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      08-30-2009, 10:13 PM   #1
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Fuel Consumption

Just for fun, what fuel consumption are you guys getting at the track?

On my last track day I saw that I was using 17.2 L/ 100km -> 40.46 mpg.

It was at Mosport DDT and I wasn't driving the car very hard that day as there were too many people on the track so I don't know how it compares to my norm.

What about you guys?
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      08-30-2009, 11:26 PM   #2
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Just for fun, what fuel consumption are you guys getting at the track?

On my last track day I saw that I was using 17.2 L/ 100km -> 40.46 mpg.

It was at Mosport DDT and I wasn't driving the car very hard that day as there were too many people on the track so I don't know how it compares to my norm.

What about you guys?
Sounds like 13.77 mpg to me.
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Mines 13.2L/100kms
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Mines 13.2L/100kms
Remarkable! My on-track consumption is 30 L/100kms. It does vary by track though - long fast tracks give lower consumption.
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Remarkable! My on-track consumption is 30 L/100kms. It does vary by track though - long fast tracks give lower consumption.
Now this I believe.
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Sounds like 13.77 mpg to me.
CORRECTION.
This is like the tower of Babel. We have some talking about imperial gallons and some US gallons.
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How about 16.43 imp miles /gallon for the OP.10Litres/100kms is about 28.23 mpg.


I get between 5.5 to 7.2 imperial miles per gallon on track.At Mosport DDT I get the 7.2 and the big track I get the 5.5.To produce horsepower uses fuel
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I get approx. 7.5 MPG at Pacific Raceways HSDEs.
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I am getting 6.5 mpg on the track. (19-20mpg on regular commute)
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How about 16.43 imp miles /gallon for the OP.10Litres/100kms is about 28.23 mpg.
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Huh? I think my post above is solid math, but what your saying still doesn't make sense...

16.43 imp miles = 13.68mpg not 28.23mpg.
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Huh? I think my post above is solid math, but what your saying still doesn't make sense...

16.43 imp miles = 13.68mpg not 28.23mpg.
For comparison 10l/100kms is about 28.23 miles per imperial gallon.

Sure it does as we use Imp gallons up here which are about 20% larger than US gallons.When i grew up before the days of metrification that is what we were taught.No not not another US vs Canada thread
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That's what I get for using an unverified internet calculator...
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My fuel calculator may also be including the impact of highway driving as well.. .it's saying 17.3L/100km after two hours of highway driving so maybe the 30L/100km is the right number as I was out of gas in less than 2 hours track time... guess 30L/100km is a more std measure.
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For comparison 10l/100kms is about 28.23 miles per imperial gallon.

Sure it does as we use Imp gallons up here which are about 20% larger than US gallons.When i grew up before the days of metrification that is what we were taught.No not not another US vs Canada thread
I gotcha, I thought you were saying 16.43mpg(imp) = 28.3mpg. I misunderstood what you were trying to say. Still 16.43mpg is awfully high for any serious tracking imperial or not!
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How about 16.43 imp miles /gallon for the OP.10Litres/100kms is about 28.23 mpg....
Who's turning it into a US vs. Candan thread? I love Canada and have family and friends that live there. My question would be, if you guys are converting to mpg, why are you using a system that is no longer in use(imperial)? I would assume if you are converting from L to gallons it would be US for all of us here south of your border...
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Who's turning it into a US vs. Candan thread? I love Canada and have family and friends that live there. My question would be, if you guys are converting to mpg, why are you using a system that is no longer in use(imperial)? I would assume if you are converting from L to gallons it would be US for all of us here south of your border...
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