Fuel Capacity

Jo Rhett jorhett at fastlizardracing.com
Fri Sep 7 14:36:07 PDT 2007


Just FYI: fast pitstops are irrelevant for SV650s in AFM endurance  
races.  We don't have a class :-(  We're just circulating for fun.

On Sep 7, 2007, at 1:38 PM, Robert Clifford wrote:
> I don't think your body could do 1 hour stints (unless you tried  
> it) at race pace.
> 40 minutes was it for us. Six total rotations.
>
> You need a quickfill. That's how the race is won or lost. Fast  
> (very) pitstops.
> If you're loading with a 5 gal jug, you'll lose.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ernest Montague"  
> <afm199 at earthlink.net>
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Sent: Friday, September 07, 2007 11:56 AM
> Subject: Re: Fuel Capacity
>
>
>> Ask Zoran.  However, the answer is NO WAY,
>>
>> You get 19-22 mpg at race pace or so.  A four hour will take two  
>> plus tanks.
>>
>> Or use Zoran's big tank and just run out three laps before the end.
>>
>> On Sep 7, 2007, at 11:48 AM, Will Toft wrote:
>>
>>> Since we're on the topic, does anyone know if a Gen 2
>>> will run for a whole hour on a single (stock) tank at
>>> race pace? AFM 4-hour is coming up and we're thinking
>>> 4x1-hour stints, but running out of gas at the top of
>>> the course could negatively impact our finishing
>>> position.
>>>
>>> Cheers...
>>>
>>> Will
>>> AFM #859
>>>
>>> --- Randy Grein <randygrein at comcast.net> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Nope. Blinking is 1.1 gallons (by the manual). For
>>>> me that typically
>>>> means 50 miles, then 25 for the street. Racetrack,
>>>> well, rather less
>>>> - about 10 minutes.
>>>
>>
>
>

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Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
#553 WERA West / AFM
#5 SMRRC






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