Actually I stand by my original solution, as you really don't have to go balls out to practice for a red light.
riginally posted by David McLean:
With all of that said, I have to agree that the differences in the systems is a problem. The best way to (currently) overcome this is to open up practice for a short period before a major event. Sam Horn was famous for allowing this.
This way you could get a feel for the delay.
Originally posted by Neill Barbar:
I for one will not subject my system to this abuse. Why should a competitor try and "practice" to overcome a variable which is not thier issue and should be corrected. Dbdrag racing would want competiors to attempt to predict an unpredictable varible?
David I realy dont see the logic in this. Your stating that dbdragracing knows there's a problem but would openly say "hey it's not our fault." and make competitors try and adjust to this at every venue?
I still dont see how practicing at an evnet would be a good idea.
Top Fuel funny car drivers do not do a 300mhp blast just to learn how to cut a tree do they?
Also, I feel it's important to mention that I do not, and did not mean to imply, that I speak for the dbdra.
I also believe that you are competing in the wrong class Neill. If I was competing in Bass Race, I would compete in a class that I can easily obtain a **9.9 in.
In other words, if the maximum I can score in a Bass Race run is 134.2, then I would compete in the 129.9 class. If the best I could score is a 158.6, then possibly I would be a good candidate for the 149.9 class.
Then I would not feel the need to cut the timer some close, because I have the horsepower to catch up if I get a little late of a start.
I think the problem primarily effects just a few guys that are trying to go for a peak score in bass race. Something the format is not intended to be.
With all of that said, you know I gots nothin' but love for ya Neill