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Old 12-23-2013, 09:55 AM   #16 (permalink)
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If you have any kind of skill as a racer at all - I mean, any - you're going to surprise yourself. The same skills you use as a racer you use as a hypermiler - situational assessment, looking ahead to corners, etc. The only difference here is that you aren't trying to maximize your speed or minimize your time, you're trying to conserve your kinetic energy, trying not to spend more energy or throw any away. Once you've internalized that one small change of your goals, the rest comes pretty naturally.

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