Unintended Acceleration - really happens

Huw Powell audi at humanspeakers.com
Tue Aug 8 02:06:08 EDT 2006

>>So, tell me, Cody:  If the car slows down because you brake with your
>>left foot, and the engine consequently slows, and the exhaust gas
>>flow is reduced because of the engine slowing; how in Gawd's name do
>>you keep the boost up by left-foot braking????  *LMAO*
>>~ Doug
> Well this is a technique that many many rally drivers use as well as Hurley 
> Haywood and Hans Stuck (both of whom I have met on numerous occasions, Hans 
> is a family friend) used in the Audi's from the Trans Am and IMSA series, so 
> it's not just me you are laughing at.

Name dropping aside, at some point in the UA incident, you are bound to 
pull the engine rpms's down low enough by braking to kill the turbo boost.

Huw Powell



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