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post #21 of 24 (permalink) Old 11-28-2011, 07:07 AM
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Canopies are the current debate in the Indycar world. Red Bull came up with this interesting design which I think has some merit. A canopy would add some safety but completely gets away from traditional open cockpit race cars. Not sure how I feel about that, but it's an interesting concept.
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Neat, Gerk. But how do you change the tires on that thing?

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If it helps America through it's current crisis, I say go ahead! We can take it, after all we're Canadian!

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Looks good.
Aerodynamicists probably love it.
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In the late 80's-early 90's, the Le Mans series some of the group C cars had coverings on the rear wheels.
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