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Sounds fun Andrew,i assume your up for it,and we would all like to see the video of you destroying the competition,at least up to 150mph i think!!:cool: That is on your way to 200mph
 

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Sounds fun Andrew,i assume your up for it,and we would all like to see the video of you destroying the competition,at least up to 150mph i think!!:cool: That is on your way to 200mph
I was trying to work out today how much tarmac I will need to hit 200mph. The timing gear is positioned 1.6 miles ahead.....any guesses?
 

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I was trying to work out today how much tarmac I will need to hit 200mph. The timing gear is positioned 1.6 miles ahead.....any guesses?
Im sure there are plenty out there,but i know the 1/4 mile was recorded at 135mph at 10.7 seconds and the 150mph at 13.9 seconds,but then the distances come up on you rather quickly,certainly 190mph plus is possible,but the majority of the acceleration is up to 150,which is were it matters in the real world,the top end is just more HP
These figures are standing starts,at VMAX do you have to do that .or can you get a run in from the corner before the straight?
 

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Stock FGTs run 180 in the mile, the MP is probably good for 190? If this is a 2-mile straight as per the website, these cars should be able to hit 200 easily
 

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On the Millbrook proving ground straight, which I seem to remember is one mile long, I hit 186 mph in torrential rain with launch control before the need to brake and make the banked turn. This was in a 458 at Ferrari invite so not sure if it was tricked up.

However I got the feeling that the next 25 mph needed a lot more distance.
 

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...and I hope we get some videos guys!!
 

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200 MPH (indicated) for me, in a Gallardo LP560-4, 10,500 ft runway, and that still required turning onto the straight from the taxi-way at 60 MPH minimum. That last 10-15 MPH can take up a lot of runway! Then did it in a 599 GTB and managed 198.
 

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I'm entered in the Houston Mile on May 12th, however, its name is a bit of a cheat as the actual course is only one-half mile. Should be interesting tho'. Should hit 160+?
 
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