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Old 02-27-2008, 05:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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But the marketing value for winning is far more valuable. Some of the big auto mfr's compete every year in "extreme" downhill gravity races - and it's a really big deal for them.

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Bentley

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So ya, it's a big slap in the face. They know how important aerodynamics are - they're using it on downhill races where top speeds are ~50mph IIRC. Yet, bricks come off the assembly lines... Feel free to split this post off if you want...
From my POV, these events don't "compete" with their bread and butter products.

PS - The Bentley is GORGEOUS!

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