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    there's a dip in the entry of 1?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1Morelap View Post
    there's a dip in the entry of 1?
    Oh, no, not at the entry of 1. At the exit right by the turtles, and another much smaller one at the exit, middle of the track, at the end of the new patch. Was using that one all Sunday to try and get a little traction.

    Although, just watched again, I don't really see the bump/head bob you are talking about?!?!?!?
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    But there's a bigger point here. The 1-series is the last car that BMW engineered before the Germans, as a car-making culture, fell out of love with driving.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mario View Post
    God knows why a car gets loose sometimes when there no reason for it
    Because not AWD with fancy computers?

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    That could be it


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mario View Post
    God knows why a car gets loose sometimes when there no reason for it
    There is always a reason, it is simple physics.
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    turns out for the second time in my life, I was wrong.


    But there's a bigger point here. The 1-series is the last car that BMW engineered before the Germans, as a car-making culture, fell out of love with driving.
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    Of course but sometimes trying to figure out what happened in that tenth of a second is challenging


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    you must feel what will happen before it does grasshopper

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    Then it wouldn’t be called an accident, right


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    maybe he got scared and barfed in his mouth?

    that would distract me with a full-face helmet.

    back seat drivers...

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    Quote Originally Posted by t View Post
    maybe he got scared and barfed in his mouth?

    that would distract me with a full-face helmet.

    back seat drivers...
    didn't stop webber

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mario View Post
    Then it wouldn’t be called an accident, right
    or a disturbance in the force?!?

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    Or like in the book "The Art of Racing in the Rain". Make the car intentionally start to slide in a manner you can control, instead of the car surprising you with an unpredictable slide.
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    LOL to Yoda! Where’s that book about racing on dry when you need it


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    yeah i know that driver - he's known to be fast, but aggressive and unstable.

    He was the guy driving the Acura TL in the first (?) GT race this year. He goes off a lot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mightymousetech View Post
    Or like in the book "The Art of Racing in the Rain". Make the car intentionally start to slide in a manner you can control, instead of the car surprising you with an unpredictable slide.
    works for bikes too, until it doesn't.

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    He's correcting to get in line behind the BMW and the car never does settle there. He makes a correction immediately before it comes around. He knew there was stuff going on, just didn't figure it out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by raggedrabbit View Post
    He's correcting to get in line behind the BMW and the car never does settle there. He makes a correction immediately before it comes around. He knew there was stuff going on, just didn't figure it out.

    Yeah I've just watched it a again. And there is definitely some correction happening right before he starts to counter steer. I wonder if the car never really settled after cresting, he had steering input at the crest too.
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    One problem with cameras attached to the car is you really can't tell if the suspension is unsettled or what. From the point of view of the camera everything looks stable because it's moving with the car. Until it falls off...

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    He's over-driving through 1 as well; he pushes it into oversteer twice consecutively, you can hear/see it. Easy to imagine that with the bank in 2 and the offline entry, the front stuck and the back got loose instead.
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    Feels like coaches corner in this thread.

    Missing the cheesy suit.
    Probably going to hell.

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