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Old 21 April 2008, 05:26   #1
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Oh my god!!

You racing guys must be nutz
I have just watched a video on the F4SA website "MeNtAl" springs to mind..
What sort of speeds are those guys doing?..
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The little'uns do 50 ish, the big un's do just shy of 70. MPH
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Please don't judge all racers by that video - the speed record for a 225 Honda (the fastest one) is only 67mph - other classes go faster with (much) fewer incidents!
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And Mr Cookee does 90MPH+ ish which is a world of difference,
The Honda boys are only playing at it.

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The Honda boys are only playing at it.

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Maybe so, but at least they have a series, with serious competition, plus some superb tv coverage.
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Lust

Tony,

Was that a Cougar R8 sport at the begining and end of that video clip? Are you just getting a wee bit excited about the new boat? By the way do you know who already has one over here?

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Tony,

Was that a Cougar R8 sport at the begining and end of that video clip? Are you just getting a wee bit excited about the new boat? By the way do you know who already has one over here?

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I am very excited...................
The other Cougar is (was) owned by Charles Bilson as a tender for Sara blue 4+3 but as far as I know he has sold all three boats to A chappie in Egypt.
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Maybe so, but at least they have a series, with serious competition, plus some superb tv coverage.
OCR have a great series with real drivers without the big name backing that could go away at any time,

So there.
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i thought it was a non contact sport,i wonder have many yellow cards have been issued
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Half the accidents seem to be because the crew are getting thrown out of thier seats or over the side . Why don;t they strap in ?
I know the obvious answer here but isn't there some sort of safety release for a harness ??
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