On 2018-09-12 4:33 PM, fnot wrote:
> On 9/12/2018 1:35 PM, Sir Tim wrote:
>> On 12/09/2018 16:29, M2T wrote:
>>> Died 40 years ago.
>>> Here are some pictures of his, now closed, museum
>> Can it really be 40 years?
>> Denis Jenkinson correctly described Peterson as:"Not one for trailing
>> around disconsolately at the back of the field, wittering on about his
>> tyres or his engine or the handling of his car. He is a racing driver
>> of the best sort."
>> Ronnie was not a good test driver, nor was he attuned to the politics
>> of F1, but he was blindingly quick in an F1 car. I suspect that no one
>> who witnessed his utter commitment as he oversteered through Woodcote,
>> balancing the car on the throttle, will ever forget it.
> I wonder which is easier to correct with the throttle...oversteer or
> understeer ?
Very few drivers want a car that understeers...
...except (perhaps) in very fast bends.