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Old 10 Jun 2011, 16:57 (Ref:2895203)   #35
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Holt should be qualifying in the top 10 on the gridHolt should be qualifying in the top 10 on the grid
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Originally Posted by RichardRenes View Post
I see a bigger problem: look at the width of those front wheels... combined they are about 1/3rd of the width of the frontwheels of other prototype cars! And less width=smaller contact patch with tarmac=less grip. No way they can steer this car through the various chicanes in anger. And I doubt as to wether the increased downforce the body of the car generates can make up for this.
Motorcycles have little contact patch on the front tire but they corner well.

Side cars single front tire doesnt have a large contact patch and it corners well.

It weighs 880 lbs compared to a 908 or R18 weighing 2000 lbs so that will help it corner.

I think it running LMP2 lap times is not out of the question

And if they give it a 60 liter tank it could go 16+ laps at the estimated 12mpg!

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