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    FIA GT - Porsche given a Weight Break

    I never thought I'd see the day!!
    For as long as I can remember , it has always been other cars that needed some type of a break to be competitive with Porsche.
    Now the tables have been allowed to turn.
    So Sad!!!!

    http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/66700 :

    Re: FIA GT - Porsche given a Weight Break

    That's funny. I guess we will see if the changes make a breakthrough difference and whether or not nonPorsche teams will complain.

    Re: FIA GT - Porsche given a Weight Break

    Remember that this only applies to the FIA GT....so far!
    Also - note that the 997RSR continues to be heavier than the F430!

    Re: FIA GT - Porsche given a Weight Break

    I know

    Re: FIA GT - Porsche given a Weight Break

    I know in times past, BMW would run a V8 in the M3 when the production mill was a I-6, or they would hinder Audi for having AWD ... but this is both sad and disturbing. It would be one thing if Porsche didn't have performance advantages, but it does!

    Porsche runs wider tires and has MORE power than the Ferrari, but the Ferrari is still beating it - so they let Porsche cut weight? HUH?!


    Sounds to me like Porsche needs to down to doing more engineering work.

    If I was a Ferrari team, I would protest.

    Re: FIA GT - Porsche given a Weight Break

    But the power to weight ratio continues to be in favor of the Ferrari.

     
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