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Thread: FLEADH, We are anxiously awaiting your race report from Daytona

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    Quote Originally Posted by zjchaser View Post
    He said it in the original story. They practiced with the tired motor, it blew. The put in one of their two higher powered 24hr motors, it blew in a lap or two. Then they put in their backup 24hr for the rest of the weekend. They were using the higher power motor for quali and race.
    I wasn't sure if the backup motor is a high power motor or not....
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    Quote Originally Posted by bellwilliam View Post
    I wasn't sure if the backup motor is a high power motor or not....
    I never asked directly (i was afraid it was a "stock" cup motor), but in qualifying and in my stints in the race I was riding the rev limiter in 6th gear into turn 1.. so I think the spare motor was a full Rolex spec motor.

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    Great read!
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    Loved it! Thanks for taking the time to write it up. Great read.
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    great right up mike! in a couple more years we're gonna have to do this together!

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