Fuel Capacity

Jo Rhett jorhett at fastlizardracing.com
Fri Sep 7 15:41:20 PDT 2007


Zoran's team runs an SV500 in the next lower class for exactly that  
reason ;-)

On Sep 7, 2007, at 12:53 PM, dave sapsis wrote:
> Zoran's response in three....two.....
>
>
> Jo Rhett wrote:
>
>> 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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