In a message dated 9/14/00 9:16:45 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
<< Yes, The detemination was that the timing was not off intentionally. It
in fact retarded, not advanced as one would expect to gain a performance
advantage. If anything it was hurting him. >>
I won't speak to intent, but those cars gain more bottom end than they lose
at the top by retarding the timing. I tested it many years ago. I always
set mine to the very bottom of the spec. So I wouldn't buy into the belief
that it hurt him...