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Old 07-16-2012, 05:53 PM   #84371
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I race a DSR out there, use to run an RX7
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Old 07-16-2012, 06:29 PM   #84372
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nice! DSRs are awesome cars.
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Old 07-16-2012, 07:30 PM   #84373
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I've driven on it a few times, but not for a track day per say. I think Aku has tho right?
Yup

I have prolly 200 or so laps there.. A bunch in my old civic a bunch in the focus. And one time out each in the jetta and the G. Haven't been this year yet though..
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Old 07-16-2012, 10:41 PM   #84374
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whats a DSR?
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Old 07-16-2012, 11:15 PM   #84375
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Old 07-16-2012, 11:22 PM   #84376
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whats a DSR?


think baby LMP car. restricted but allowed to run quite a bit of aero and they use motorcycle engines.

also... THEY... ARE... FAST. totally awesome watching them whip around Waterford Hills on Sunday.

I'm sure racer13 knows more but that's what I know from the brief period of time where i thought about building one (then realized it'd never see the street and that's part of what changed my requirements for my project) also compound shapes like that are a biotch to do nicely in carbon (or fiberglass or GRP, etc) especially when all the body work comes off in one or two pieces...
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Old 07-16-2012, 11:45 PM   #84377
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think baby LMP car. restricted but allowed to run quite a bit of aero and they use motorcycle engines.

also... THEY... ARE... FAST. totally awesome watching them whip around Waterford Hills on Sunday.

I'm sure racer13 knows more but that's what I know from the brief period of time where i thought about building one (then realized it'd never see the street and that's part of what changed my requirements for my project) also compound shapes like that are a biotch to do nicely in carbon (or fiberglass or GRP, etc) especially when all the body work comes off in one or two pieces...
yup that basically DSR in a nutshell. There is actually very little aero restriction. Some DSRs actually create more downforce than they weigh, so theoretically they could drive upside down. You are 10000% correct about doing the compostie work, it is a major pain and also the reason why my car hasn't seen the track this year
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Old 07-17-2012, 06:24 AM   #84378
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O nice! those look fast for sure!
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Old 07-17-2012, 07:10 AM   #84379
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Looks like a mini Lemans car.
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Old 07-17-2012, 07:21 AM   #84380
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Good Morning Fellas! That DSR looks pretty wicked...would be much fun to drive!
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