Rob Barone. He rolled -- well, more like it fell over -- on his first run.
Sans wing he made his 2nd and 3rd run in his proper turn. Next day he drove
Gerald Shields' car.
And someone else mentioned "narrow course." Wonder what course he was
watching. The moment was at the end of that biiiiig righthand sweeper that
followed the first slalom on Frank's course, a sweep that had LOTS of room
outside the ideal line to get off course without going anywhere near a
From: Hottvr@aol.com <Hottvr@aol.com>
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Date: Sunday, September 17, 2000 9:40 AM
Subject: Re: Winged Rollover
>In a message dated 9/17/00 7:08:59 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> I own the sidewinder (with a 42lb wing on the roof) A-Mod with arguably
> the most downforce/lb in all of autocross. (at the huge expense of HP) If
> anything, I was the most likely to experience this so-called problem with
> high huge wing. Believe me that the roll over that happened was due to
> narrow track and too high a CG. It has little to nothing to do with wind
> the side plates. That load is most likely in the range of 10 to 30 pounds
> (20lbs wind * 48" end plate height = 960 in-lbs) by comparison to the 1500
> or so lbs of cornering load(1500lbs cornering * 12"cg height = 18000
> in-lbs). We were pulling higher cornering loads in the right-left setup
> (1.65g) to that corner than we pulled in the upwind section of
> The issue is If a car is up on two wheels caused by cornering then the
> plates could be the LAST straw that broke the camels back not the biggest
> Andy Whittle 39/139 a-mod
> St Louis
>I still haven't heard who it was that rolled. Anyone have a name????
>Mike(Way too slow to roll anything)B.