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    Root cause: steering wheels on the left in a country that drives on the left?

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    Semi-wet road plus quickly diminishing driving talent, i.e. dealing with oversteer = bye bye Ferrari! What a bummer!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LagunaBlueS2k View Post
    Semi-wet road plus quickly diminishing driving talent, i.e. dealing with oversteer = bye bye Ferrari! What a bummer!
    I thought I read in the Japan new the drivers were chinese tourists
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    I read on Jalopnik that the group of cars were running in tight formation, lead car goes to pass, oversteers and crashes. The rest was a chain reaction, since they were too close together. Not sure of driver's nationality...

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    Doesn't that happen all the time?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gixxer_drew View Post
    I thought I read in the Japan new the drivers were chinese tourists
    I just watched the JP news again. I was half paying attention before. I thought i heard the people were chinese but it was the road named China (Chugoku) Expressway.
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    more rich ppl who needs some hpde
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    Quote Originally Posted by momofoolio View Post
    more rich ppl who needs some hpde
    Have you ever seen a fast Ferrari at an HPDE?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard EVO View Post
    Have you ever seen a fast Ferrari at an HPDE?

    I've only ever seen on Ferrari at a club-level event. We were at the Alfa Romeo competition school, and she stayed as far away from the unwashed masses as she could. She might have been fast, but given the tight confines of SOW, I think she was in crash-avoidance mode the whole time.

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    I have seen many Ferraris at open track events over the years, and passed most of them in my Miata and S2K.

    There was a guy with a 1967 275 GTB, an absoultely gorgeous car worth probably $600,000 to $700,000 at a recent event at WSIR. He took it out on track. I wasn't in his group and don't know how fast he went, but that did take some cajones. His car was red, but I love the way it looks in fly yellow:

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    The deposed former Sheriff of trackHQ . . .

    2006 Porsche 997 Carerra Coupe 6-MT - daily driver
    1992 Honda (Acura) NSX 5-MT - classic investment I couldn't resist and occasionally drive
    2004 Honda S2000 AP2 6-MT - track day car
    2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX MR 6-MT - when I need a backseat, 4-doors, or a real trunk, and still want to haul ass . . .

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