How hard can it be?

Nov 29, 2009 | Posted by: The New Twenty | Full story: www.theglobeandmail.com

James Hinchcliffe Published on Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 4:39PM EST Last updated on Friday, Nov.

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mikes-wife

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what's this paage about

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mikes-wife wrote:
what's this paage about
Thats what I was thinking . I started a poll about what is your favorate Christmas movie Listed 10 . And Topix kicked it off go figure . OH HUMBUG!!!

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My favorite is Gremlins. It's a christmas movie isn't it?

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That's what she asked..
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someone thins were all nuts,and clueless..I don't think we are..
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Nov 29, 2009
 
someone thinks were all nuts,and clueless.I dont think we are.
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Tammy TEA wrote:
My favorite is Gremlins. It's a christmas movie isn't it?
I think so but I'm older and mine is It's a wonderful life is the best.
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Nov 29, 2009
 
Mine is christmas vacation .... they could have just filmed my family... saved ton of money. It was written about my family...Watched 4 christmas's this year it was funny too
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ruttrosmokesmojo wrote:
Mine is christmas vacation .... they could have just filmed my family... saved ton of money. It was written about my family...Watched 4 christmas's this year it was funny too
That's funny. Film them then send it to funniest videos.
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Look how hard this track is.

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Holly

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If that's your true package get checked something is wrong. Bad wrong. <<<<gag>> >>
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Waldo wrote:
James Hinchcliffe You got these armchair analyst on here maybe they can help explain.
Well he did fail to comment on the most difficult part. Traction. During the race, the tires can be stressed with acceleration where they try to spin, and under braking as they try to skid, and the sideways stresses of course during turning. Along with this, you have the car balance as the suspensions compress and the car weight rolls, which alters how much stress is applied.

I don't know how much of this an F1 driver needs to focus on but to go fast in NASCAR, a lot of focus needs to be on preserving tires in cornering and managing traction on exit. If that doesn't seem difficult enough, remember that when the weight rolls forward in braking, sideways in turning, and backward under acceleration, the suspension compresses and the car doesn't re-balance itself until its heading straight again. So depending on how aggressive or smooth you are, your rear traction split from left to right may vary quite a bit.

And if THAT isn't enough to focus on, managing tires through a green flag run just adds to how important that focus is. The tire wear should be relatively consistent, but how the tires break in depends how aggressive or calm you are starting the run, and if that aggression is applied on exit or in braking. Depending what track you're at, you can dive into turns with hard braking and eat the right fronts, or push the edge of 'free' on exit which would start the right rears to wear faster. How the tires break in somewhat determines if your car goes loose or tight later in the run, as the traction balance starts to shift more to the front or the rear.

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Holly wrote:
If that's your true package get checked something is wrong. Bad wrong. <<<<gag>> >>
ROTFLMAO!!! <<<<Double gag>>>> WTF!!! Would hate to see the vagina!
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TaylorsSpice wrote:
<quoted text>ROTFLMAO!!! <<<<Double gag>>>> WTF!!! Would hate to see the vagina!
for real
only thing worse than the way they look could be the way they smell
yuk

ooohhh
maybe it wasnt man/woman
maybe it was man/man
*shudder*
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Large and in charge wrote:
You can't be f'in serious. This isn't a pecker now way.
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TaylorsSpice wrote:
<quoted text>ROTFLMAO!!! <<<<Double gag>>>> WTF!!! Would hate to see the vagina!
Hahahahahahaha!!!
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Large and in charge wrote:
You better get checked out. What the he!! happened anyways?
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Dawn wrote:
<quoted text>You better get checked out. What the he!! happened anyways?
``````````You want him don't you?

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