EPIC LULZ at Corvette C6R fans

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  1. vtec1994

    vtec1994 It always rains at Le Mans

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    And now, the facts, proving you wrong.

    Lets start with car weight...

    Here you can see the matrix that the ACO uses for GT1 cars to determine their restrictor size, 1125kg is the minimum weight that the cars can run.

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    Next, the bulletin from the ACO stating that each car had to add an additional 25kg to the minimum weight, bringing it up to 1150kg

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    So, there you can see that no additional weight advantage was given to either car. The only other things that can determine performance are restrictor size and fuel capacity.

    The following were taking from the Le Mans website, which has a shit ton of data compiled from the race.

    As you can see, in race trim, each team elected to run their car as light as possible, as well as they both have the same size fuel cell, 90L

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    Looking at the restrictor size, and their corresponding weight based off the chart above

    Aston: 2 - 30.7mm; larger than 1125kg, but smaller than 1175kg, on a 6.0L motor

    Corvette: 2 - 31.2mm; corresponds to a car that weighs 1225kg for a 7.0L motor


    Its obvious that the C6R has a motor advantage. Looking at the side by side pics, hp is nearly the same, but the C6R makes 84 more ft-lbs of torque 1200 rpm earlier.


    "Dude, wtf, you proved us wrong, the Astons weren't cheating!!! How did they win then??"

    They ran a flawless race. Unlike the Corvette who spent at least 15 minutes changing a bad alternator.

    :wavey:
     
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    Formz Hipster Santa OT Supporter

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  4. vtec1994

    vtec1994 It always rains at Le Mans

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    thegoodson This morning she made me eat her hair pie.

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    impressive compilation of information, all but for nothing it seems.
     
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  7. vtec1994

    vtec1994 It always rains at Le Mans

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    Pretty much, I was bored, so it gave me something to do.
     
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    vtec1994 It always rains at Le Mans

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    Not really sure how that relates to this, but ok
     
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  12. vtec1994

    vtec1994 It always rains at Le Mans

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  13. Mulsanne

    Mulsanne The Man = Funk Fusion Chaos

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    i didn't need all of those graphics for the epic lulz.

    that came when aston beat them at LeMans. You win, you win. The ACO isn't bushleague enough to allow cheating of any kind
     
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    vtec1994 It always rains at Le Mans

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    Well yea, no cheating. But, even people claiming the Astons got a weight advantage or something like that. This proves them wrong.
     
  15. 2DR Vette

    2DR Vette We don't freestyle the Eyes of Texas, Big Boy.

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    I think even the most diehard Corvette fans will admit a clean win.

    However, Aston did not go 1-2. They had the Corvettes splitting thier team, which means it was a hell of a close race.


    I'd also argue that Le Sarthe isn't a good Corvette track- the long straights and high speeds negate the torque advantage off the corners. The tighter, ALMS-style tracks better suit the C6Rs (thus why they were more dominant).





    I will also call Aston out for not running a series and just showing up for Le Mans. That's kinda lame- give a team ALL YEAR to prepare for ONE race- testing, building, tweaking, optimizing all for one 24 hour period- and they fucking well BETTER win it.

    :fawk:
     
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    Mulsanne The Man = Funk Fusion Chaos

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    :ugh: what about a car that's faster through two spins of the clock
     
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    vtec1994 It always rains at Le Mans

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    :rofl:

    I really dont think they were preparing all year. But who knows. Other DBR9 teams were running in europe all season up to the race.
     
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    Mulsanne The Man = Funk Fusion Chaos

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    Many teams do that. Bentley did it, Peugot does it etc etc
     
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    Mulsanne The Man = Funk Fusion Chaos

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    preaching to the choir here :dunno: there have been very rare occasions where the result the race track gives isn't the real one :rofl:
     
  20. nicklol

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    hey now, I just like trolling wat the Corvette sackriders like to bitch about :o

    I personally like the DBR9 more than the C6R
     
  21. hondaluva

    hondaluva likes free hugs...

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    I'm just happy there is an ACO thread on the top page.

    I'm also happy the Porsche domination is over.
     
  22. vtec1994

    vtec1994 It always rains at Le Mans

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    you got me all worked up :o
     
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    I am looking forward to the GT2 battle next year
     
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    I would say it was brave of AMR to compete in GT1 when the C5R team was so well established
     
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    vtec1994 It always rains at Le Mans

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    Prodrive have some huge cajones
     

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