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JanusCole- No, they are not blowing smoke. I don't know the lap times off the top of my head but, the DPs this season are going to be faster than last years cars for all of the normal reasons. Engine suppliers ( Yates, Katech, Comptech, PNMA, ect.) have had a year to sort out engine mapping, airbox design, stuff like that. The chassis manufactures have worked on aero issues, and teams have now two off seasons and one race season of testing and racing under their belts, this could mean that shock valving is closer to what they need, set-ups are closer to the potential of the tyres, just basic understanding of a new car.

I'm not saying these cars are going to be an insane amout faster at the sprint races compared to last season and they will not be as fast as their FIA/ACO counterparts, but if they are not alittle faster, than the teams have not been doing their jobs.
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