[A4] new / used a4

Brian J White brian at bjwhite.net
Sat Jul 8 19:59:40 EDT 2006

With that, I think you've missed the whole point of what everyone 
else was arguing.

At 16:50 2006-07-08, docwyte at comcast.net wrote:
>Ok, let's use another example.
>Speed World Challenge.  They use penalty weight if you place in the 
>top six (I beleive) spots.
>Turner Motorsport with Bill Auberlen a few years back was running 
>with the maximum weight penalty, which I think was 200 lbs.
>Bill said it completely changed his strategy due to the extra wear 
>and tear the weight put on his brakes, tires and how it changed the 
>handling dynamics of the car.
>That's 200 lbs.  Not 500lbs like in the allroad to S4 avant example, 
>or 1000 lbs like an allroad to a 1.8T A4.
>Yes, technology is great, but it's not defying physics.  The lighter 
>car will always be faster on a track, unless the heavier car has 
>sooo much power that it can just blow down the straights at warp speed.
>Look at how the Lotus race cars fared back in the day vs much more 
>powerful opponents...
>With that, I'm signing off on this thread...

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