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      09-26-2013, 02:58 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by TXmtrhed View Post
For that matter between T3 and T4 can be bad. The pavement is low grip, plus there is the hump which can cause wheelspin in the rain (all rwd cars) or in the dry if you have high HP and low travel suspension (think Corvette). Have seen a couple of Red or instructor cars go off there and end up in the tires.
Hmm, maybe THAT'S why a Corvette in Red went basically straight off at the end of the T3-4 straight running CCW -- and during the warmup lap!

Originally Posted by TXmtrhed View Post
I wonder why T15 is that way? Porsche physics?
By the time you've reached T15 you're on your third fairly quick and substantial weight transfer, so I can definitely see how a pendulum rear-end and probably coming into T13 too fast and sticking with it rather than adjusting could end up being a real problem by the time you get to T15.
'16 Cayman GT4 (delivery pics, comparison to E92 M3 write-up)

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'11.75 M3 E92 Le Mans | Black Nov w/ Alum | 6MT (owned 5/2011 - 11/2015)