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Old 06-19-2017, 06:15 AM
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This should be mandatory watching for the boneheads leaving C&C's.
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Old 06-19-2017, 09:06 AM
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A minor gripe (but I'm a physics teacher)...there is no centrifugal force pushing the car out. Centrifugal force is really a fictitious concept to explain inertia (Newton's first law). That is, the tendency for something to want to keep going in the direction it is already going. G forces generated by a car reflect the car's ability to turn (tires, suspension, etc.). When the turning ability is compromised or exceeded, the car continues in the same direction it is traveling...it doesn't go "out."
Thank you Ted,been a long time since university. You explained it like the Hamster on his show.
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Old 06-19-2017, 10:48 AM
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Wrong line maybe, but his speed is what got him. My guess is he either forgot the course and came in way, way too hot or had brake failure. From the video, it looks like it's clear that a sharp left is coming up and he has ample room to brake for it. He either didn't think he needed to brake because he thought he knew the course, or he braked and nothing happened. I can't see him trying to rail around that corner at 70 in an unproven $2m concept car - he seems a little more sensible than that.
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maybe HAMMOND has to stop trying to drive like jeremy and start driving more like captain slow lol
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