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Forum: Racing Yesterday, 10:17 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,401
Posted By Rapid One
The word is that Carlos Huertas is suffering from...

The word is that Carlos Huertas is suffering from an inner ear problem and experiencing vertigo. He was OK for Monday's practice so......
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 06:35 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,401
Posted By Rapid One
Interesting last (11th) row at Indy. Ryan Briscoe...

Interesting last (11th) row at Indy. Ryan Briscoe in a car qualified by the injured James Hinchcliffe, James Davison in a car qualified by Tristan Vautier and Tristan Vautier in a car qualified by...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 34,863
Posted By Rapid One
Almost 40 pages of this thread and when you get...

Almost 40 pages of this thread and when you get right down to it I don't guess I understand the extreme vitriol being expressed by many posters.

I've heard these sort of discussions since high...
Forum: Racing 05-20-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,401
Posted By Rapid One
Note; Two of the fliers were before boost was...

Note; Two of the fliers were before boost was increased.
Forum: Racing 05-19-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 77,052
Posted By Rapid One
Some of the older F1 cars. Changes in track...

Some of the older F1 cars. Changes in track configurations, run offs, curbs and other details make lap time comparisons futile.
Forum: Racing 05-19-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 77,052
Posted By Rapid One
Sure I do care, if F1 is to be considered a...

Sure I do care, if F1 is to be considered a pinnacle of motorsports then it should be one of the fastest.

I know, I know, I'm the old fashioned guy that still thinks speed is a big part of the...
Forum: Racing 05-19-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,401
Posted By Rapid One
Holy Burrito, I never said that the cars never...

Holy Burrito, I never said that the cars never flew before.

What I did say is that 3 fliers in 4 days in incidents that generally don't get cars airborne should have been enough to warrant a...
Forum: Racing 05-18-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 77,052
Posted By Rapid One
Then I guess the F1 Strategy group's goal of...

Then I guess the F1 Strategy group's goal of going 5+ seconds faster a lap in the near future is wasted energy. Don't think so.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 38,232
Views: 10,132,160
Posted By Rapid One
Skulls? Why do you care?

Skulls? Why do you care?
Forum: Racing 05-18-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 77,052
Posted By Rapid One
1. The main intent from my view is that the cars...

1. The main intent from my view is that the cars will be lighter and hence faster.

2. Judging from other series the danger factor is overblown.

4. The first two answers negate this one.
Forum: Racing 05-18-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 77,052
Posted By Rapid One
You might want to take another look, it was the...

You might want to take another look, it was the rear of the cars that lifted.
Forum: Racing 05-18-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,401
Posted By Rapid One
As an avid IndyCar supporter I'm embarrassed. WTF...

As an avid IndyCar supporter I'm embarrassed. WTF were they thinking?
Come to one of the biggest races on the planet with untested bodywork? Waiting until three high profile drivers bust their ass...
Forum: Racing 05-16-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,401
Posted By Rapid One
Rain!!!!! 2 or 3 qualified.

Rain!!!!! 2 or 3 qualified.
Forum: Racing 05-16-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 77,052
Posted By Rapid One
I don't get this sentiment, Indy Cars refuel,...

I don't get this sentiment, Indy Cars refuel, Prototype Sports Cars refuel, Stock Cars refuel. What makes F1 different?
Forum: Racing 05-15-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,401
Posted By Rapid One
I"m not sure that "Gurney Flaps" is the right...

I"m not sure that "Gurney Flaps" is the right term but certainly something along those lines is needed and needed badly.
Forum: Racing 05-15-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,401
Posted By Rapid One
I'm not an alarmist sort of guy but two crashes...

I'm not an alarmist sort of guy but two crashes in nearly the same location and two cars go flying. I'm sure the engineers are going without sleep right now.
Forum: Racing 05-13-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 77,052
Posted By Rapid One
Saw this, the fact that he walked away and has...

Saw this, the fact that he walked away and has been cleared to drive again immediately is amazing. Speed at the moment was 220+ MPH!!!!!
Forum: Racing 05-13-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,401
Posted By Rapid One
Helio Castro Neves upside down in turn 1. Checked...

Helio Castro Neves upside down in turn 1. Checked out and no injuries but a spectacular accident.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 34,863
Posted By Rapid One
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Racing 05-07-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 77,052
Posted By Rapid One
I don't think that's going to happen, by the same...

I don't think that's going to happen, by the same token think about it, she is under contract to Haas right now in NASCAR.

Team Haas 2016 My guess, Josef Newgarden as the American driver and Kimi...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 34,863
Posted By Rapid One
I should know better than to post on this thread...

I should know better than to post on this thread but it seems that at least some of the posters on this thread think that the public hates motorcycles and despises loud bikes.

What I can't figure...
Forum: Racing 05-01-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,401
Posted By Rapid One
Testing at IMS will begin this Sunday May 3.

Testing at IMS will begin this Sunday May 3.
Forum: Racing 04-20-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,401
Posted By Rapid One
Well.........................Long Beach was an...

Well.........................Long Beach was an improvement over St. Pete and NOLA.
Forum: Racing 04-13-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 77,052
Posted By Rapid One
Donohue was featured but I'm pretty certain that...

Donohue was featured but I'm pretty certain that it was credited to Penske.

Sorry I stand corrected. Author Mark Donohue who was driving for Penske at the time.
Forum: Racing 04-13-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 77,052
Posted By Rapid One
No flaming from me, but the distinction is that...

No flaming from me, but the distinction is that you don't actually get it. Have you ever read Roger Penske's book "Unfair Advantage"?
Forum: Racing 04-11-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 77,052
Posted By Rapid One
Thought I would address the whining about...

Thought I would address the whining about cheaters in this thread. I've spent my entire life in auto racing as a driver (now retired), car owner, shop owner, journalist and commentator.

Any...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 125,647
Posted By Rapid One
What the hell, I might as well weigh in on this...

What the hell, I might as well weigh in on this abused topic. Personally I think that the only problem is description vs. sensation.

I've been riding for longer than I care to admit and to me the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 77,262
Posted By Rapid One
You don't get it either. There are millions of...

You don't get it either. There are millions of motorcyclists that want bikes that look like that. I'm one of them, by the same token I'm one of the millions that love the style of classic street...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 77,262
Posted By Rapid One
How many 1959 Japanese or other brand bikes had; ...

How many 1959 Japanese or other brand bikes had;

Electric start?
6th gear or 5th for that matter?
Liquid cooling?
Radial tires?
ABS?
Cruise control?
etc. etc.?
Forum: Racing 03-30-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,401
Posted By Rapid One
Due to my background I probably fall into the...

Due to my background I probably fall into the category of Indy Car defender. Having said that St. Pete was an embarrassment.
I was glad to see JPM win and he deserved it although I don't think...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,371
Posted By Rapid One
How many of these incidents are punctures rather...

How many of these incidents are punctures rather than blow outs. In my experience actual blow outs are extremely rare, punctures of course are fairly common.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 77,262
Posted By Rapid One
Snowbird, I'm in awe of your ability to know what...

Snowbird, I'm in awe of your ability to know what every Harley rider acts like and thinks. I'm amazed your head doesn't explode from all your accumulated knowledge about hundreds of thousands of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 77,262
Posted By Rapid One
Wasn't this about parking somehow?

Wasn't this about parking somehow?
Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,401
Posted By Rapid One
Not much different from the Formula One cars of...

Not much different from the Formula One cars of just a few years ago with their multi element wings. Sure a lot better looking than Chevy's effort. I think it looks exciting myself.
Forum: Racing 03-10-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,401
Posted By Rapid One
At least the Honda kit looks like there was some...

At least the Honda kit looks like there was some thought put into it as opposed to Chevy's kit that looks like they duct taped a few winglets onto it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 77,262
Posted By Rapid One
Sorry DUDE!!! (sarcasm noted please), but you...

Sorry DUDE!!! (sarcasm noted please), but you have repeatedly said that the title of this thread is something other than what it is. I've read the entire thread so take a hike.
Forum: Racing 03-05-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,718
Posted By Rapid One
Kurt Busch will not be charged for ANYTHING!!...

Kurt Busch will not be charged for ANYTHING!! What now?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 77,262
Posted By Rapid One
Bullshit!! the thread title is "What are Harley...

Bullshit!! the thread title is "What are Harley riders doing?"

WTF are YOU talking about?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 77,262
Posted By Rapid One
Uhhhhhhhh, you're trying to say that is not the...

Uhhhhhhhh, you're trying to say that is not the thread title???
Forum: Racing 02-23-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,718
Posted By Rapid One
Agreed, the intensity level was off the hook.

Agreed, the intensity level was off the hook.
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