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Old 10-17-2012, 08:57 PM   #15
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The boss is $5K more; has 18HP more; is about 250lbs lighter.....and STILL SLOWER than the 1LE. Camaro is 2.5 seconds PER LAP faster.....that is EPIC.
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Old 10-17-2012, 08:58 PM   #16
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No joke, you just cant buy a better car for the money right now that is brand new than the 1LE.
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Old 10-17-2012, 09:26 PM   #17
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....If I wanted a car who's rearend kicks out way to much I would have bought a mustang or a drift car... I'm in the 20th century soooo IRS it is.
When you get a chance you should join the rest of us here in the 21st century (as of 2001). It's pretty sweet...we have smart phones now!
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Old 10-17-2012, 09:42 PM   #18
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I'm covered, no need for one of those smart phone.
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Old 10-17-2012, 10:06 PM   #19
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When you get a chance you should join the rest of us here in the 21st century (as of 2001). It's pretty sweet...we have smart phones now!
I needed this good laugh man, thank you and Snicker. Hey Snicker, welcome to the forums man and dont take the jokes personal, its all in good fun and we have all done these bloopers before.
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Old 10-18-2012, 01:29 AM   #20
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Looks like there is more evidence that the 1LE is delivering what it promised. Exciting times. GM did great on this car.
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Old 10-18-2012, 01:49 AM   #21
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The boss is $5K more; has 18HP more; is about 250lbs lighter.....and STILL SLOWER than the 1LE. Camaro is 2.5 seconds PER LAP faster.....that is EPIC.
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Old 10-18-2012, 02:46 AM   #22
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Yeah, I'm with you to! I can't understand how blowing into a corner fast than a more expensive car is gonna ever get old... does anyone remember the 1LE beat a Audi R8 V10 around VIR? If I wanted a car who's rearend kicks out way to much I would have bought a mustang or a drift car... I'm in the 20th century soooo IRS it is.
Did I read somewhere the 1LE pulls more g's than the R8!?
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:02 AM   #23
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It was faster around VIR than an 09 V10 R8!
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Old 10-18-2012, 09:43 AM   #24
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It was faster around VIR than an 09 V10 R8!
Not really. You could say Evan Smith is faster around VIR in a 1LE than someguy from Car & Driver in an R8.

The chart below can provide an idea of how the drivers from Car & Driver will likely perform. The 1LE is ~9lbs/HP. On the chart, based on average performance that mean a 3:05+ lap time.

If Car & Driver were to somehow replicate a time of 2:58, that would put the 1LE in GTR, Gallardo, Viper ACR levels of over achievement. Not impossible but highly improbable.

http://media.caranddriver.com/files/...erformance.pdf
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Old 10-18-2012, 11:02 AM   #25
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Power to weight is a very poor way to measure track times especially in street cars.
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Old 10-18-2012, 11:24 AM   #26
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Not really. You could say Evan Smith is faster around VIR in a 1LE than someguy from Car & Driver in an R8.

The chart below can provide an idea of how the drivers from Car & Driver will likely perform. The 1LE is ~9lbs/HP. On the chart, based on average performance that mean a 3:05+ lap time.

If Car & Driver were to somehow replicate a time of 2:58, that would put the 1LE in GTR, Gallardo, Viper ACR levels of over achievement. Not impossible but highly improbable.

http://media.caranddriver.com/files/...erformance.pdf
I agree drivers play a big role and so does the track conditions the day the cars run but there are two R8s on that list and the Boss 302 LS is in the middle of both. If the 1LE is as close to the 302 LS as it appears to be then I expect car and driver to run a 3:00-3:03 range.

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Power to weight is a very poor way to measure track times especially in street cars.
Yes, especially when you look at the performace difference between the SS vs 1LE for 0-60, 1/4 mile, and the rod course. There aer so many more variable, lightening up unsprung weight and rotational mass and gearing can do alot to make up the difference. You also have some cars that make more power under the curve but make less peak power. Some people will never realize this, they just want to break that 500hp mark, torque curve be damed!
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Old 10-18-2012, 01:28 PM   #27
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Slightly banked skid pad:
Mustang 1.18g.
1LE 1.27 g.

Mustang lap time 1.37.06 min.
Camaro lap time 1.34.74 min.
Are there different configurations of Gingerman? The Red Devil vs ZL 1 times in the Hot Rod test were 1:39.5 for Steilow's beast and 1:42.05 for the ZL 1. I know I am missing something, what is it?
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Old 10-18-2012, 01:53 PM   #28
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Yes, there is two track versions towards the back straight entrance. The 1le media events took place on shorter track. U can see it on the video.
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