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Old 10-08-2013, 11:13 PM
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Originally Posted by MTI View Post
He mentioned drag racing, which wouldn't provide much benefit in distance to use the low Cd numbers he is shooting for. Speed trials, like Bonneville, over a couple miles would be a better application.
Originally Posted by P.C. View Post
Bonneville? You better have more than a passing acquaintance with aerodynamic design, unless you also have a pilot's license.
Drag racing is what I would be doing the most, just because there is a drag strip nearby, and I know how everything works. I would like to try Bonneville sometime, but it is a bit far away.

While CD doesn't effect much in short drag races, it begins to help in longer ones. The reason I am shooting for a really low CD though, is for a very fuel efficient high-speed car.
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