How do I go faster

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Re: How do I go faster

Postby peter rafter » Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:15 am

I did indeed go progressively faster during the day albeit from a very sloew qualifying. Unfortunately so did everybody else!!
I had thought to have a white bow tie made from nomex to wear at Spa. Do you think the scruitineers will pass it?
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Re: How do I go faster

Postby JERRY KNIGHT » Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:44 pm

Peter take a tow rope with you to Silverstone !
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Re: How do I go faster

Postby peter rafter » Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:58 pm

As I struggled vainly to usher the reader through this thread in a veritable panoply of educational and Scientific topics and issues, witness
Fisics, Mafematics, Quantum mechanics. Quantum computing, Quantum Fisics, Biometric and Bio Engineering, Gravity, magnetism, Cern, Nasa, Extra terrestrial, Astrology, Artificial Intelligence, Binary nomenclature, Metafisics, The Age of Reason, Erasmus and so on,,, not to mention faintly relevant automotive proposals on pit stop procedure, push to pass, pater noster and so on…
And what does Our class A Pilot suggest?
A Tow rope!!!
O woe is me..
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Jerry how long should it be?
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Re: How do I go faster

Postby peter rafter » Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:11 am

pps
jerry,
on due reflection I fear your earnest and well intended suggestion may prove impractical especially with you on row 1 of the grid and me on row 25.
Back to the lab and the DFA box
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Re: How do I go faster

Postby TonyLees » Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:54 pm

Bungee?
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Re: How do I go faster

Postby Bob Bull » Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:35 pm

TonyLees wrote:Bungee?


Never been their, but hear it is quite a nice place.
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Re: How do I go faster

Postby Bob Bull » Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:37 pm

Peter, perhaps a chat with some Australian cricketers may offer a path to greater glory.

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Re: How do I go faster

Postby peter rafter » Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:35 pm

Recalls to mind the statement by Hockney on W. H. Auden
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Re: How do I go faster

Postby peter rafter » Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:58 pm

I have yet to discard some helpful suggestions relayed to me with noticeable lack of sincerity at Snetterton and Silverstone, including an interesting proposal of an anchor which I should hurl into a passing car (should there be any- sadly not hard to discount) ) and in the ensuing tow I should employ a winch to catapult me to the front. [winch and anchor would also assist in achieving the recommended weight for Class J] I think the anchor has more merit and might prove more fruitful than a lasso which would be accompanied by yells of yeehaw. I notice that in the strangely formulaic Formula E series there is a push to pass button ( to which I had alluded in an earlier posting) but also an inexplicable “Fanboost” element which can be decisive in overtaking and even winning manoeuvres. Apparently The FanBoost is a concept introduced by the FIA in the Formula E Championship to give the three "most popular" drivers a temporary boost in power . Should this be available at Spa, how could I fail?
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Re: How do I go faster

Postby peter rafter » Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:09 pm

ps
please note the vote for Fanboost lies with the spectators and not fellow drivers.
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Am taking quick lessons in Flemish for Spa
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Re: How do I go faster

Postby TonyLees » Mon Apr 30, 2018 1:44 pm

Flemish for spa = "spa" :)
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Re: How do I go faster

Postby peter rafter » Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:13 pm

Tony,
brief but eloquent
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Re: How do I go faster

Postby peter rafter » Thu May 10, 2018 5:26 pm

My daughter thinks that I have total grasp of unreality. Does this mean that my idea of fixing a sun dial as a lap timer is impractical? A potential flaw could be that there is heavy cloud at Spa obscuring the sun (otherwise known in Yorkshire as that bright light in the sky). I had already ruled out a water clock as used in the monasteries calling the monks to prayer in the 11th and 12th centuries.
Must rush, got to dress for dinner...
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