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« Reply #20 on: June 07, 2010, 11:44:58 PM »

few of us at the Can-Am show, Poole


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« Reply #21 on: June 08, 2010, 10:23:36 PM »


As Marcus said, we had a good turn out of Beta's and the weather was not too bad.

Congratulations go to James Weddell in his HPE VX for winning best Lancia of show





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My Prisma made the 220 mile round trip with no problem but I sadly did not experience the  "in second going round roundabouts, there's a mixture of grip, wheel spin, torque steer and a bit of lift-off oversteer "  Cheesy

I did miss the Beta on the way home, Eric W flew passed me in his highly tuned Monte and all I could do was wave bye Wink


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« Reply #22 on: June 08, 2010, 10:44:41 PM »

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I sadly did not experience the  "in second going round roundabouts, there's a mixture of grip, wheel spin, torque steer and a bit of lift-off oversteer " 
Fail! I'm sure some lowering springs and a turbo would sort that out Grin To be fair the HPE does the same with some enthusiastic driving Wink minus a whooosh and a tsssssssssss; something to doing with the right pedal i'm told.
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« Reply #23 on: June 09, 2010, 05:57:28 PM »

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You were of couse top company as usual and I did notice you bouncing in the seat Kart style for extra power on that short bit of dual carrage way on the A5. With no turbo I missed out on the woooosh and tsssssssssss and the torque steer and wheel spin. When a Monte runs out of grip it goes into a flickable 4 wheel slide or with clumsy throttle ends up facing in the wrong direction! It was definately more fun on the way there. I loved the drive along the A43 Silverstone road on a slide in accelerate out basis I passed hoards of MGs and a pair of highly tuned Mk2 Escorts proving the worth of Lancia's fantastic suspension designs. 

It was great to meet Marcus I am so impressed with his Beta HPE racing project. I was a shame I did not manage to get you talking to John Day I know you would have found it very useful after his years of racing a Beta Coupe.

Good to meet so many people and sorry if we did not talk.

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