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Re: Case study - Le Mans start

"Le Mans is a 24 hour race. If you want an analogy with fast starts, you're better off thinking about Santa Pod."

Am I the only one here who is old enough to have had a Le Mans Start on his Scalextric set?

You know, where all the cars were parked in the pits and the drivers had to run to the cars, jump in and start them before zooming out of the pits and onto the race track?

Can't remember when they stopped doing this. Probably when they ditched batteries and starter motors and the like for F1 cars so you couldn't just flip the switch if you stalled.

Tell that to the kids of today.....

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