Fuel Capacity

Jo Rhett jorhett at fastlizardracing.com
Mon Sep 10 17:40:47 PDT 2007


Does nobody provide the column headers?  That's what I was teasing  
Vik about...

Are you trying to say 7th overall, 1st in class ... 6....?

On Sep 7, 2007, at 6:11 PM, dave sapsis wrote:
> OK so I will fill in for my freind:  2006 4 hr results:
> 7 	1 	6 	Twin Works Factory Other Guys 	600 	650 	S 	1.47.954 	121
>
> Joe -- thats fitst place, in english, swahili, or  whatever.
>
> Jo Rhett wrote:
>
>> 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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