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Old 02-11-2015, 09:44 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by RedDevil View Post
The same goes for that, a heavier car can also provide more sidewards friction so it should - in theory - corner just as fast as a lighter car.

A smaller car would feel more nimble, as it has a smaller footprint so it reacts (rolls) more to changes in direction or speed than a big car would. But that's relative to its size, not absolute.
You're ignoring inertia and only thinking of steady state cornering on a skid pan. The heavier car is more likely to overheat it's tyres in an emergency manouver too.

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