GT500 vs ZLE

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Wonder how much of it is just the fault of weight, and gearing.

Did they actually post any lap times I dont see them.

That said if the GT500 is beating Hellcats while hanging with a ZLE thats still impressive. It's not easy to fast in both.
.I would like to see a better run between a redeye hellcat and a GT500, the redeye should be quicker and faster the the ZL1 and that crude drag race between the 3 cars just doesnt really represent the redeye's 1/4 mile does it?
 

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Wonder how much of it is just the fault of weight, and gearing.

Did they actually post any lap times I dont see them.

That said if the GT500 is beating Hellcats while hanging with a ZLE thats still impressive. It's not easy to fast in both.
I think the hellcat redeye is the one the gt500 should be concerned about regarding 1/4 mile
 

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If you are going to compare the cars on a track (road or drag track), then to be fair, both should be wearing the same tires.
 

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If you are going to compare the cars on a track (road or drag track), then to be fair, both should be wearing the same tires.
The CF GT500 wears the best track tire, michelin cup 2's with a r compound, the GT500 reat tire is taller creating a bigger foot print compared to the 1LE
 

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The CF GT500 wears the best track tire, michelin cup 2's with a r compound, the GT500 reat tire is taller creating a bigger foot print compared to the 1LE
I don't understand how the taller tire creates the bigger foot print. Can someone explain if this true?
 

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I don't understand how the taller tire creates the bigger foot print. Can someone explain if this true?
I believe a 26 inch tall tire versus a 28 inch tall tire with the same width measurements, the overall contact patch is bigger on the 28 inch tall tire from what I understand.
 

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I believe a 26 inch tall tire versus a 28 inch tall tire with the same width measurements, the overall contact patch is bigger on the 28 inch tall tire from what I understand.
So maybe taller results in more tire compressing against the ground... but it seems like it would make it less stiff, reducing tire contact during cornering...
 

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