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RE: a new look at torsens
Mike give's us #6, which is maybe track and street promote different driving
habits. Thanks Mike.
Huw has graciously offered to post the running list on a web page. More
will be revealed...
Thanks to All Involved...
> what i learned from the torsen thread is that scott j and jeff are track
> racers and they use cornering manoeuvers learned in driving schools and
> track experience, to gain an advantage over the opposition in order to
> win...is this learned driving behaviour applicable to a torsen equipped
> dave and phil and pantelis drive their torsen equipped cars hard
> primarily on highways and bi ways. i would bet that they don't use the
> _track learned_ driving techniques on the roads they drive because they
> doing it for sheer exhileration and joy and not to earn a competitive
> advantage. dave mentioned that walter rohrl drove his torsen ur quattro
> around a track _very_ competitively with no problem. but was it under race
> conditions or just fast.... from my bicycle racing days (canadian
> i know that many can go fast, but in order to win you go where others fear
> to tread. the risk is to crash and burn _or_ to win. winning was always
> worth the crashes used to learn how to win. so although walter is a
> professional racer with a skill level possibly higher than scott and jeff,
> he had no problems in a torsen ur quattro at the limit on the track.
> so is the difference possibly driving technique?
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