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Location: Nicholson, Ga
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really? you honestly think lots of down force and big wings make a car go faster top end. I would love to hear your theory on this. Better yet i'm sure every auto manufacturer in the world would love to hear it as they most be going in the wrong direction in their quest for "low drag" vehicles for better fuel economy (for cutting thru the air more efficiently) and using less fuel (because it takes less power to push a "low drag" vehicle down the road). Nascar would love to remove their wings for better top end but the "drag" that holds them down around the corners is a neccesay evil so they sacrifice the top end speed for stability in the turns. And Top fuel dragsters use wings to push the car down and keep traction which slows them down aerodynamically. The fastest cars at the salt flats are shapped like bullets with as little downforce as possible to reach those high speeds...

I am all ears
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