Originally Posted by 64lusso
I have missed a few shifts on a racetrack in my day and unless it was a missed downshift which caused them to completely blow a corner I can't see a missed shift costing more than a few 10'ths under most circumstances. I wasn't there so guess we should take their word but that comment makes me wonder.
On the possible ring time, aren't we talking a power to weight in range of a Porsche Cayman S? If I recall the list right those were 8:02 or so, be nice to see a 1Le under 8 though!!
I think for them to mention it, it must of been a "pretty botched" gear change. I'm sure most magazines would not even mention a slight error.