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Offline dkabab

what are the rules on overtaking... im pretty sure the slower cars are meant to keep to their normal lines and the lmp cars are meant to go around them... id rule that crash the toyotas fault



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what are the rules on overtaking... im pretty sure the slower cars are meant to keep to their normal lines and the lmp cars are meant to go around them... id rule that crash the toyotas fault
I'm not so sure. The Ferrari driver should of seen the Toyota coming from way back, Ferrari driver stays left which makes the Toyota think its letting him past. Then at 1:06 the Ferrari driver turns in (which is the correct line for the corner) which to me looks like he didn't even know the Toyota was there. At 1:06 the Toyota is far enough up beside the Ferrari, the Ferrari should of yielded.



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I'm not so sure. The Ferrari driver should of seen the Toyota coming from way back, Ferrari driver stays left which makes the Toyota think its letting him past. Then at 1:06 the Ferrari driver turns in (which is the correct line for the corner) which to me looks like he didn't even know the Toyota was there. At 1:06 the Toyota is far enough up beside the Ferrari, the Ferrari should of yielded.

That was my thoughts on the collision, the Ferrari hit towards the rear end of the Toyota after giving it the space on the inside.

The Ferrari was one of the gentlemen drivers in the GTAM class



Offline dkabab

cool vid

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOwPOY-nFmw" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOwPOY-nFmw</a>



Offline RS


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Hearing Anthony Davidson broke his back in the accident with the Ferrari, nothing officially confirmed just talk from some teams



Offline futurism


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he did but hes apparently fine
didnt realise what hed done until the hospital told him

http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/100446



Offline j15


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For the Foxtel subscribers, the race is being broadcast on Eurosport



Offline RS


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Motoyama's attempts at fixing his Delta Wing to get it back out on the street

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJylUpzQ-iQ" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJylUpzQ-iQ</a>



Offline dkabab

Motoyama's attempts at fixing his Delta Wing to get it back out on the street


wtf is that thing! interesting design.



Offline RS


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wtf is that thing! interesting design.

Have you been under a rock lately?

It was originally designed as a Indycar concept for 1 of the 2 "tenders" for the Indy car which went to Dallara which is being run this year. After all the development and Don Panoz past Le Mans experience they re-engineered the car to lemans specs and got a special entry pass ( next year going to a Hydrogen Bomb... sorry i meant Hydrogen car, just hope no-one hits it)

designed to be 1/2 the weight, 1/2 power, 1/2 aero drag of the other prototype cars and the same performance, although it hasn't worked with it being 10-20 seconds off the "competition"

Image: Le mans 2012



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