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August 25, 2014 10:38 AM

F1 » Hamilton: Rosberg admits he hit me deliberately

20.3 More than one change of direction to defend a position is not permitted. Any driver moving back towards the racing line, having earlier defended his position off-line, should leave at least one car width between his own car and the edge of the track on the approach to the corner. 20.4 Any driver defending his position on a straight, and before any braking area, may use the full width of the track during his first move, provided no significant portion of the car attempting to pass is alongside his. Whilst defending in this way the driver may not leave the track without justifiable reason. For the avoidance of doubt, if any part of the front wing of the car attempting to pass is alongside the rear wheel of the car in front this will be deemed to be a 'significant portion'. 20.5 Manoeuvres liable to hinder other drivers, such as deliberate crowding of a car beyond the edge of the track or any other abnormal change of direction, are not permitted. Thats from f1 sportsmanship rules


August 24, 2014 4:48 PM

F1 » Ricciardo wins after Mercedes pair clash

107SS2009: A driving line door cannot be closed by the car in front when another car's front wing is level with the rear wheels, when Lulu closed the door on his team mate his team mate's front wing was level with Lulu himself (past the rear wheels). it was about time that Rosberg stand-up to Lulu's driving/ bullying, this was not the first time that Lulu was bullying himself around.
I am just bringing up your post again for the people that whine about ham on the next page to reread.


July 17, 2014 10:08 PM

MotoGP » ‘Thumb brake’ appears on final day of Honda test

fail... now my comment... And if you read my comment again, you will see that I am speaking about the rear brake and the stuff it does... If you read it again you will see why they use it, aside that it helps with stability like you said. Also you will see why they get it on the thumb and not foot... That is what racers say, not me, I don't have a thumb brake on my bike and my riding skill is not enough to use it.


July 17, 2014 10:07 PM

MotoGP » ‘Thumb brake’ appears on final day of Honda test

physics: Well applying rear brake doesn't get your rear in the air. Thumb brakes are usually used because in right turns you stand on your toes on the rear set and can't use the rear brake. Rear brake usage actually makes the whole bike squat when used with the front, so less rear wheel air time.
Given your user name, I'm sure you're aware that most of the braking is done with the front brake, and when applied hard enough, the weight transfers almost entirely onto the front wheel. If you watch Marquez, his rear wheel is often either skipping in the air, or completely unloaded until he tips it in. He initiates most corners over the front wheel. It is quite brilliant, and his corner entry in particular is poetry in motion. It looks loose, but he does it at will. The rear brake will bring a wheelie under control, or stabilise the bike in some cases. Maybe they have a better feel using a thumb control. They don't need much force for it to be

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