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James McMahon
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Paul I’ve only glossed over this thread, but will say this.. …
Something to keep in mind is that at the higher level events, the grip level is such that there is actually an adhesive effect between the tires and track. They are literally “stuck” together in a manner that makes merely unloading much less effective than you would expect with the “frictional” traction you deal with at a local event.