CommonSense11
CommonSense
CommonSense11
Oct 21
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I think Torch would be quite surprised if he dash cam’d his own driving and noticed when he entered an intersection after oncoming traffic, I suspect it looks very similar.  We don’t notice IRL because our brains can handle the crossing car easily and your eyes really should be scanning the unknowns in the Read more

Sep 24
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Yup, the electric grid is a problem that would have to be solved for this to have a chance of working.  It’s already over capacity and the power company is bankrupted.  

Sep 21
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I agree. Craigslist is an absolute cesspool, I was looking for a trailer and 2/3rds of the 50 listings in my area were obvious scams. Read more

Sep 17
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Good guess.  I grabbed a random map, apparently it was 1982 Gran Prix.

Sep 17
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I’ve got zero clue what version it is, I just google imaged long beach racing track map and found the one with the biggest dongle. Read more

Sep 17
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It’s doubly unfortunate that the terminology UFO has been co-opted to also mean alien spaceship. I mean UFO used to literally mean “that flying thing I can’t identify with my current view”. Read more

Sep 17
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It’s Long Beach, with an erection  (If I were cleverer I’d have found a picture with this racetrack flipped on the horizontal.)

Sep 15
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Okay, I don’t think we are as far apart as we sounded. I’m a Net Promoter Score guy, as a measure of loyalty. So loyalty is not just ‘do you keep buying from the same company’, that’s kind of like asking ‘are you satisfied?’, not useful. Read more

Sep 14
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Standardized fuel rig is how it is done in most race series where the cars are built to a tight standard - same size fuel tank and no Balance of Performance. But in endurance racing, you’ve got relatively different cars racing in the same class with different fuel tank allowances and you want to keep the minimum fuel Read more

Sep 14
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Eh, false equivalency. You don’t need to understand the refueling rules to enjoy car racing, just as you don’t need to memorize the dimensions of the goalie’s net to appreciate football. Read more

Sep 14
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Loyalty is a bullshit concept spawned by my fellow marketers and has proven, time and again, to have very little value on a business’s bottom line. Read more

Sep 14
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So look, have at it, but that is not endurance racing in FIA/WEC or IMSA, which live in a BOP world that makes it possible to compete without huge budgets. The pit stop minimum refuel time was part of this expense control, the minimum refueling times are designed to make a 4 tire change and a driver change easy to Read more

Sep 14
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I’m with you. But then imagine the wining from the team that is allowed to have a 22 gallon tank because their car/engine configuration is just a bit less efficient than the team that has the 20 gal tank.