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Road Racing at River's Edge Road Course w/ Wouter Bouman and his 750whp 20B GTO FD3S

Old 08-11-15, 04:12 PM
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BC Road Racing at River's Edge Road Course w/ Wouter Bouman and his 750whp 20B GTO FD3S

Short video of Wouter's successful weekend at MRP's road course
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Dude that car is sick fast thanks for posting this and congrats on the successful weekend!
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Originally Posted by gmonsen View Post
Wonderful video! Its great to see the Supra disappearing in the rear view mirror and Wouter just blowing by everything. Was a bit surprised that the Supra actually seemed dot make up a little ground in the corners and then Wouter would extend the lead in the straights.

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Yeah I noticed that too. I would think the supra was designed with more anti-squat in anticipation of the higher expected HP values from factory. Just speculation, but might be part of the reason the supra is a little faster there.
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most likely just the difference of how well the drivers know their car, i can't quite imagine a 20B with a snappy powerband is just going to want to carve through a corner without a bit of foot restraint.
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most likely just the difference of how well the drivers know their car, i can't quite imagine a 20B with a snappy powerband is just going to want to carve through a corner without a bit of foot restraint.
Sure, can easily be the biggest difference, I couldn't comment on the competency of the drivers though. A quick search shows Wouter has been racing this car for quite a few years, so knows it well I'd bet. Both cars have more than adequate power to require restraint. Would be a blast to drive either
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Originally Posted by gmonsen View Post
Yeah. He has to drive without getting on the throttle at all through the exit of the corner and then punches it. The transition from little hp to a lot in 2000 rpm or a millisecond means you are likely to lose the backend if you get into any boost.

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For sure, just reading when he first built the car he had ~600 rwhp and it was 'undriveable', can't imagine how 750 feels He had 330 wide yoko race slicks then too, so probably not a whole hell of a lot more traction out of the tires now. That is why I mentioned anti-squat, b/c it really comes into play when the car is traction limited.
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plus that course is packed with slow cars comparably speaking. not really worth pushing the car to its breaking point for the sake of a few tenths.

it's already spanking the **** out of everything else. in most races winning is about endurance, not pushing yourself to that edge unless absolutely necessary to win.
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Thanks for all the kind words folks! It's always a blast to go racing with Wouter and his 3 Rotor beast. not sure if he's stumbled across this thread yet but he's on the forums as "racingdriver"

This car is always a performer when it gets taken out, especially with Wouter behind the wheel. His skill set has improved with the increase of power and its an absolute joy to watch him pilot this missile around the track!

We came into this weekend after an extremely successful weekend at the local hillclimb event in May, where we not only set a new record for his class, but took home 1st place for the whole weekend (Wouter has posted some videos of this event on here also)

There wasn't a whole lot of competition this weekend; a lot of fast cars that were registered backed out at the last moment leaving a bunch of empty slots. Still, we had a lot of fun and the car required almost zero maintenance aside from fuel and a set of brake pads which is always a treat.

Definitely a sight to behold regardless!

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That car looks really fun to drive. Hopefully I'll see it in person one day...
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