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Snowman..........with all due respect, that's a bit over-simplistic. Example? - rallying, or sprints, against the clock. (I believe it's the SCCA championship in the US), but we know the event type as "WRC". Not uncommon to have fractional-second differences over 10/20/30 stage miles.

You couldn't say someone in that sphere wasn't 'racing', or to be more accurate, that their engine would be any less stretched by that activity than being on a circuit as per your description.

"Track days", on the other hand, at least the connotation here is, owner/drivers in street cars getting the opportunity to use a real circuit. Fear, insurance and mechanical calamity all usually conspire to restrain you ever-so-slightly, so that circumstance, I'd agree, is less onerous than 'pure' bona-fide racing.........
John M
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'87 911 Carrera Sport......not any more....00 TT quattro...oops, gone too....'94 968...for now..., add a '93 968 Tip to that. Hey, two cars are better than one, right ??
Old 03-23-2005, 02:55 AM
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