I can see it now, The Bonneville national elapsed time trials.Some how don't
sound the same as SPEED.
----- Original Message -----
From: "James Tone" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Glen Barrett" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: "Rick Byrnes" <Rick@RBMotorsports.com>; "J.D. Tone"
<email@example.com>; "dan warner" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Doug
Anderson" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, February 11, 2008 4:09 PM
Subject: Re: [Land-speed] NASCAR non-LSR
> It's obvious that Glen gives out time in speed or MPH. So they are speed
> In the far distant past of the SCTA the timing tags had many numbers on
> The time, in seconds, was over a 1/4 mile piece of dirt and that time was
> listed on the tag. It was converted to speed and that too was listed.
> I believe this way was dropped after the war when the 132 feet was
> begining to be used. Glen can correct me on this because he was also
> driving early drag car. They used the 132' but I don't know the exact
> date. I imagine it might have been at the Santa Ana drags on Eddie Martin
>>Don't screw with my mind. It the ET to cover the distance, one mile.
>>converted to MPH.or 3600 divided by seconds
>>> Welol, ok, Glen... but why speed? Speed has to be calculated where as
>>> time >> does dot. It is teh independent parameter, speed requires
>>> parameter and that is distance. I know, I know, picky picky and having
> Glen Barrett wrote:
> I have a plaque on my wall that says.
> "Bonneville Nationals Speed Week"
> "Worlds fastest speed Trials"
> Just like the decals
> I have come to agree. What
> we do is Time Trials.
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