Thread: Caparo T1
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Old 10-17-2010, 02:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Magnum9987 View Post
What happened was the skid plate fell off. In a car like the Caparo, extremely lightweight and fairly powerful, to have something like that mess up the aerodynamics, he could have taken a flight like Mark Webber. Hes lucky he wasn't going very fast.
Last time I checked Mark Webber took a flight because he crashed into the back of another car.

The belly pan is to reduce turbulence underneath the car. All that will happen if it falls off is create more drag (like coming out of a cars slipstream would). At the very most it would create a bit more pressure underneath the car, but not enough to have enough effect to flip it unless you happened to hit a hump at the same time (ala CLR @ '99 Lemans).
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