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Re: How dry I am... (aka AWD performance)

>I've been doing some research about the Audi SCCA/IMSA cars that raced back
>in 1988 and 1989, and recently found an interview with one of the engineers
>that was *very* enlightening ... he said AWD didn't improve their cornering
>at all (he even referred to this as a "popular misconception"!) but allowed
>the cars to EXIT corners much quicker and minimize tire wear.  BTW, I found
>some photos of the 1988 5k TransAm cars and it's clear they were built on a
>factory bodyshell ... in one of them, you can even see the OEM engine rails!

Hmmmm.... I've been saying that all along.......


Eric Fletcher S.O.C.
St. Louis, MO