Acceleration Put into perspective

Old 01-31-2011, 07:58 AM
  #1  
blowninjected540
Senior Member
EXPERT BUILDER
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Michigan
Posts: 379
Default Acceleration Put into perspective

>> > Let's now put this all into perspective:
>> >
>> > Imagine this...........You are driving a new $140,000
>> > Lingenfelter twin-turbo powered Corvette Z-06. Over a mile up the road,
>> > a Top Fuel
>> > dragster is staged & ready to "launch" down a quarter-mile strip
>> > as you
>> > pass. You have the advantage of a flying start. You run the
>> > 'Vette
>> > hard, on up through the gears and blast across the starting line
>> > & pass the dragster at an honest 200 MPH.... The 'tree' goes green for
>> > both of
>> > you at that exact moment.
>> >
>> > The dragster departs & starts after you. You keep your foot
>> > buried hard to the floor, and suddenly you hear an incredibly brutally
>> > screaming whine that seares and pummels your eardrums & within a mere 3
>> > seconds the dragster effortlessly catches & passes you.
>> >
>> > He beats you to the finish line, a quarter-mile away from where
>> > you just
>> > passed him. Think about it - from a standing start, the dragster
>> > had
>> > spotted you 200 MPH....and it not only caught, but nearly
>> > blasted you off the planet when he passed you within a mere 1320 foot
>> > long race !!!!
>> >
>> > That my friends.....is acceleration !!!
blowninjected540 is offline  
Old 01-31-2011, 08:05 AM
  #2  
fast75vega
Senior Member
RACING JUNKIE
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Niagara Falls, NY
Posts: 965
Default

nicely put :wink:
fast75vega is offline  
Old 01-31-2011, 12:51 PM
  #3  
curtisreed
Senior Member
RACING JUNKIE
 
curtisreed's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: KIEFER, OK.
Posts: 1,311
Default

Nah, he would have to catch me at a 1000' now. :lol: :lol: :lol:

Curtis
curtisreed is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service