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Re: Track Event Vette (Mallet)
I believe Mallet entered their car in the One Lap a few years ago.
Exploded the brake rotors at one of the track events. Nascar engine, big
wheels/tires, big brakes (I guess not big enough). Car had insane amounts
of power, hence the brake problems at the end of the long straight.
> From: Todd Phenneger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Frank J. Bauer <email@example.com>
> Cc: Quattro List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: Track Event Vette (Mallet)
> Date: Tuesday, March 23, 1999 12:30 PM
> On Mon, 22 Mar 1999, Frank J. Bauer wrote:
> > >(which is the hp BTW) with dual Carbon FIber Exhausts coming out the
> > >Anyhow, there was one there. Never saw it run but my friend said it
> > >sounded pretty bad ass. Company started with a B I think.
> > callaway, perhaps?
> > frank
> Nope, Greg Johnson wrote me with the correct name. Mallett. And
> as he said, its a Nasty little beast. I'm familiar with Callaway and
> Ligenfelter who are probably the two biggest Corvette tuners around with
> Callaway arguably being the most experienced and producing more cars with
> Ligenfelter going after the Ultra High HP Brutish type Corvette. The
> Mallet seems to be more of a Callaway type company but I dont really
> Very nice from what I saw. And it was a new C5 type Corvette which is
> only Vette since the early 60's that I like. ZR-1 has a great motor but
> would never want one.