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Discussion in 'Ferrari Discussion (not model specific)' started by Husker, Dec 25, 2020.

  1. joeyfrost

    joeyfrost Rookie

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    Thanks robert I also have questions about the other turn on the steep incline. Is it better to turn early inside to stretch outward on acceleration or super wide throughout? Wide into the apex? Its a very intimidating turn that looks like its a wall not a road


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  3. joeyfrost

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    You know that saying... you catch more flies with honey...


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  4. Karrnutt

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    Right you are. As a designer and illustrator for many, many years, before I "retired" to become an editor and test rider for two motorcycle magazines I can tell you that every so often the planet's align and an iconic design is created. Be it divine inspiration, the muses, or dumb luck, I really can't say. I do know you can't force it, heaven knows I have tried. But wow, when "it" happens, it's like lightening in a jar. That's where the 308 lives, along with the 1963-1967 Corvette's, early Jag XKE's and a few other select machines. The one thing they all have in common is that they are truly "timeless." And if your lucky enough to have had a hand in it's creation, you too will become...legendary.
     
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  5. Admiral Goodwrench

    Admiral Goodwrench Formula Junior

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    Hey Joey, it depends a lot on your particular vehicle characteristics. Too early apex carries the risk of going off to the left at the top. With sufficient power a late apex probably is quickest. When is the run?

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  6. Dicecal

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    Usually every time I take the F car out for a drive I run into someone like this. Mostly Tesla drivers though...
     
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  8. Karrnutt

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    Is it just me, or does that flat slab Tesla front end look "odd?" I know it gets noticed, but so does an Edsel...ugh!
     
  9. tomc

    tomc Two Time F1 World Champ

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    I keep thinking they're non-911 Porsches until they get close. More power to them - literally and figuratively - every drop of gasoline they save is one more for me to burn up in my Ferrari!

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