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Forum: Racing forums 02-12-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,521
Posted By fpv_gtho
Theyre still 4 door, steel construction. AFAIK...

Theyre still 4 door, steel construction. AFAIK the only composites in the body are the bumpers, front guards and rear wings. Keeping all the race car doors functional, as well as the lights, bonnet...
Forum: Racing forums 02-08-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,782
Posted By fpv_gtho
Sauber and Ferrari seem to be widely panned as...

Sauber and Ferrari seem to be widely panned as being the ugliest interpretations. Besides McLaren I'd say the Force India looks the best.
Forum: Racing forums 01-21-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,782
Posted By fpv_gtho
I think there were political reasons behind...

I think there were political reasons behind Brawns DDD not getting banned either which doesn't seem to be the case here
Forum: Technical forums 01-12-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,715
Posted By fpv_gtho
Rally/Drift handbrakes are generally...

Rally/Drift handbrakes are generally hydraulically controlled though, not by cable. That would be alot easier than doing a 3rd/4th pedal. Ive seen some stunt cars operate with an extra pedal however,...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 01-05-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,194
Posted By fpv_gtho
Talk about going over your head. My guess is...

Talk about going over your head.

My guess is stage 3 doesnt even have cats
Forum: Racing forums 12-25-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,612
Posted By fpv_gtho
The car with the FEE was flawed from the...

The car with the FEE was flawed from the beginning though, as the team designed the FEE with the Bridgestone handling characteristics in mind. They wanted to avoid understeer by moving the centre of...
Forum: Racing forums 12-16-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,782
Posted By fpv_gtho
Sutil is apparently in with a strong shot at...

Sutil is apparently in with a strong shot at Williams given his Medion sponsorship, and his several years experience should put him ahead of both Barrichello and any other rookie driver with...
Forum: Technical forums 12-13-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,869
Posted By fpv_gtho
Yes they can be used aerodynamically. The trouble...

Yes they can be used aerodynamically. The trouble is that depending on your engine style, you either want to keep them away from the aero or have them contribute.
Forum: Gaming 11-03-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 23,006
Posted By fpv_gtho
Gta v

Rockstar formally announced GTA V a few weeks ago, and the other day they released the first trailor

Rockstar Games (http://www.rockstargames.com/)

The biggest giveaway there is the Vinewood...
Forum: Gaming 11-03-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,439
Posted By fpv_gtho
Picked mine up today and even on the easiest...

Picked mine up today and even on the easiest setting there was a solid 9hrs gameplay. To be honest i think i prefered the 2nd, but that shouldnt detract from the 3rd as its mainly related to the...
Forum: Racing forums 10-27-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,070
Posted By fpv_gtho
Maybe, maybe not. Red Bull already went through...

Maybe, maybe not. Red Bull already went through that mess with Scott Speed.
Forum: Racing forums 10-25-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,070
Posted By fpv_gtho
The only things bernie cares about are: the...

The only things bernie cares about are:
the willingness to sign a 10 year contract
government support and
for new tracks the timeframe in which they can be built.

Most other stuff is fia...
Forum: Racing forums 10-23-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,035
Posted By fpv_gtho
apparently the straps are designed to release...

apparently the straps are designed to release after a certain point. i think regardless of if thats true though it shows the energy of the impact unfortunately.

these guys are always going to be...
Forum: Racing forums 10-23-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,035
Posted By fpv_gtho
Marco Simoncelli dies in MotoGP crash

Simoncelli dies from injuries suffered in Malaysian GP crash - MotoGP news - AUTOSPORT.com (http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/95629)



Apparently he was unconscious following the...
Forum: Racing forums 10-23-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,070
Posted By fpv_gtho
I think this has been in development almost as...

I think this has been in development almost as long as the Texas race. Theres certainly been a pretty heavy push from Bernie on the idea of a New York GP. Now with Tavo Hellmund moving onto the...
Forum: Racing forums 10-22-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,070
Posted By fpv_gtho
US set for New Jersey GP in 2013

Formula 1 set to add second US race on streets of New Jersey from 2013 - F1 news - AUTOSPORT.com (http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/95596)



The return of the Mexican GP should leave...
Forum: Events 09-27-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,008
Posted By fpv_gtho
It may not technically be stretched, but there...

It may not technically be stretched, but there are tyres out there, for instance a Toyo R888 that in a 245 profile is best suited for a 9 inch wide rim, whilst an average 245 would be suited to an 8...
Forum: Events 09-26-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,008
Posted By fpv_gtho
I believe part of the reason that makes stretched...

I believe part of the reason that makes stretched tyres undesirable on a pure performance level is what makes them more desirable on the drift scene. I dont mind the look of the sidewall stretched,...
Forum: User's rides 09-11-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 51,611
Posted By fpv_gtho
My cars on jack stands at the moment waiting for...

My cars on jack stands at the moment waiting for the new suspension to go in tomorrow.
Forum: Racing forums 09-10-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,574
Posted By fpv_gtho
According to Wikipedia they were, but that is...

According to Wikipedia they were, but that is when they were using Group C/A rules and before that Series Production and Improved Production. They still award the ATCC trophy to the V8 Supercar...
Forum: Racing forums 07-09-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,219
Posted By fpv_gtho
Windsor waffles on a bit too much for my liking.

Windsor waffles on a bit too much for my liking.
Forum: Racing forums 06-21-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,219
Posted By fpv_gtho
I think theres still distinction between engine...

I think theres still distinction between engine maps and engine modes.
Forum: Racing forums 06-12-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,219
Posted By fpv_gtho
Anyone else get the feeling that the standing...

Anyone else get the feeling that the standing water seemed like less of an issue when the cars were still running? I saw heaps of shots during the red flag of the safety car going around, and every...
Forum: Technical forums 06-12-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,047
Posted By fpv_gtho
Torque generally stays pretty constant with...

Torque generally stays pretty constant with displacement. Unless you go forced induction, its pretty hard getting more than 100nm/L. Production cars are starting to achieve that now, but thats also...
Forum: General Automotive 05-26-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,911
Posted By fpv_gtho
They can still make concessions in the engine...

They can still make concessions in the engine design like the combustion chamber and cam profiles to give economy at the expense of power and make up for it with the turbos.
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