Well, 40-odd years of experience says there isn't an outside
to that box. The last unlimited automobile race series was
the Can-Am in the late 60s, early 70s. Which ended because
it was simply too fast and too expensive.
Well, that would be another way to bring racing to an end.
If there's no human in it, it's no longer a sporting
competition, and spectator interest will rapidly approach
Puckdropper <puckdropper(at)yahoo(dot)com> wrote in
At the late, lamented Hialeah speedway they would occasionally
stop the entry-level race half way thru, turn everyone around,
and finish the race going clockwise. The result was usually
hilarious, because the guys who had been fastest invariably
On Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 1:34:05 PM UTC-5, John McCoy wrote:
Why would that be? Driving a race car isn't just about turning. If
the fastest drivers were more highly skilled in all aspects of racing,
why would the less talented drivers "invariably" outpace (pun intended)
them at those skills?
Cars that only turn left usually have asymetric suspensions. The
rules for the entry-level class didn't allow any modification
to the stock suspension. The guys who were fast turning left
and slow turning right were exposed as cheating.
You're thinking of Hialeah Park. Hialeah Speedway was a different
(and significantly less glamorous) place. Now, unfortunately,
it's the parking lot of a Target.
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