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Re: Stamps, or is that stomps

In a message dated 98-04-10 21:40:15 EDT, you write:

<< I dont konw about you, but i seem to remember this little note about how 
 in 1980 a 160 hp UrQ was able to keep up around the Nurburgring with a 
 brand new 928 with about 80 more hp.  I believe that the lapse in lap 
 times was on the order of seconds.  I dunno bout you, but i think that 
 the 928 is pretty well balanced.  Scott, there is more to handling than 
 theoretical optimums.... >>
Maybe, but let's take a look at power to weight of the comparo.  A 928S4 will
do donuts around just about any vehicle on the track or off.  I'm not with you
here.  Without the point of reference, I can think of a lot of reasons the 928
came up short.  Maybe a comparo 10years later would get you to understand your
own point.  Evolution of a chassis makes optimums.