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Sounds like they didn't stop working on it after all......
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I like it I hope they let them run it
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Now this one IS a performance gainer. Performance may not have been the intent of the design, but it is one none the less. Until/unless these are avaialble to ALL teams, they should not be allowed by ANYONE.
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If someone wants one they should built one....
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Now this one IS a performance gainer. Performance may not have been the intent of the design, but it is one none the less. Until/unless these are avaialble to ALL teams, they should not be allowed by ANYONE.
They haven't even tested it yet, how do you know it will be a performance advantage? Big Daddy had an enclosed cockpit and he didn't have a performance advantage with SR 34.
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Since when did drag racing stop allowing "performance advantage"? That is what drag racing is based on...
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I can't tell how it opens or is removed???

DSR should build them & sell them to any team who wants and can afford one if they are okayed by NHRA.
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With todays computer simulation programs they know what the "POSSIBLE" advantages are already.. what they have to see now is if the computer matches real world applications... there is always a slight chance real world and sim world dont match...
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They haven't even tested it yet, how do you know it will be a performance advantage? Big Daddy had an enclosed cockpit and he didn't have a performance advantage with SR 34.
Seriously? Look again at the thing and tell me it won't slice through the wind better than what current rules dictate. and I'm betting your way wrong about Garlits' canopy. I don't think he ever did a single thing to a car unless it gained performance. I remember him saying it was his noticing rice ash being moved 15' ahead of a cars that made him start focusing on aero.
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Seriously? Look again at the thing and tell me it won't slice through the wind better than what current rules dictate. and I'm betting your way wrong about Garlits' canopy. I don't think he ever did a single thing to a car unless it gained performance. I remember him saying it was his noticing rice ash being moved 15' ahead of a cars that made him start focusing on aero.
I agree it looks slick, but that doesn't always translate that way on the track.
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