From: atec 77 "atec 77 on 9 Mar 2010 02:44
From: Fraser Johnston on 11 Mar 2010 21:32
"atec 77" <"atec 77 "@hotmail.com> wrote in message
I was hoping the article was going to say something about mounting machine guns
From: John McKenzie on 13 Mar 2010 02:39
Fraser Johnston wrote:
> "atec 77" <"atec 77 "@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> > http://carpoint.com.au/news/2010/prestige-and-luxury/mercedesbenz/c63/exclusive-mercedesbenz-eyeing-v8-supercars-18598
> I was hoping the article was going to say something about mounting machine guns
> on them.
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From: D Walford on 13 Mar 2010 17:53
John McKenzie wrote:
> I'd disagree with individual weight penalties like 2 litre supertourers
> had for the next race handed to the winners of the current race. That
> discourages individual effort. But rather a 3 race analysis of the top
> 5-6 running fords, holdens and whatever else was allowed in, and a
> weight penalty for all of them respectively. Should even things up and
> prevent any sort of deliberate go slows the meeting before a double
> points race like Bathurst to incur less weight....
I'd make it a lot simpler, any car (no AWD as IMO it has a huge
advantage) any engine but a minimum weight and a max hp so the result
would be determined by car set up and driver skill.
Could even have more than one class but all classes would have the same
power to weight ratio.
From: atec 77 "atec 77 on 13 Mar 2010 20:20
> John McKenzie <jmac_melbourne(a)bigpond.com> wrote:
>> Whilst that's a fair call imho, in contrast, Jim Richards didn't deserve
>> a pasting for his efforts in said car. He's a driver, he drove to the
>> best of his abilities, and would have done so in _whatever_ car he was
>> put in.
> Jim Richards is a gentleman. That's not something that I would say
> about most of the racing car drivers in Australia.
Maybe if all the drivers were Kiwi's like Jim things would improve "P