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Re: Wind tunnel testing a Sport Q...

>One interesting observation about the car is that it is running a normal
>S1 front valence with the milti-surface/plane pikes peak rear wing. The actual
>pikes peak car had a wing installed in front of the front valence to give
it additional
>front downforce.
>I can't believe someone spent all that time and $$ to create an SQ
>replica and missed the front wing installed on the pikes peak car.

I read the article about this car in the June, 1991 issue of CCC again while
eating dinner this evening and it says he initially left the extra wing off
because he damaged it a hillclimb but after he realized there wasn't much
difference in grip with or without it, he didn't see any point in refitting
the replacement.

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