In a message dated 12/6/2004 10:04:17 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> Also useful in making 'handbrake turns' -- required in some British
> automotive trials I think. The ones where a timed course involves
> reversing into tight spots and other abrupt maneuvers.
> Geo Hahn
I was watching the International Race of Champions a couple of nights ago
from Paris on HDNET and I the brand new Renault Rally Cars being used were
equipped with brake handles. You could see the drivers in the cockpit shots
all the time. Or was I dreaming?