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      10-05-2019, 12:16 PM   #24
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Gravel vs asphalt

Originally Posted by M5theonlyone View Post
That may be so though if a car is carrying excessive speed into a bend the gravel will slow the car much quicker sideways to a point UNLESS it's crazy speed then it's in danger of flipping.Again as the commentator says if the driver approaches a corner at that speed knowing he may go off it's his bad decision and should optimise to keep the car within the track limits.
The information presented in the holistic view of runoff areas states asphalt provides superior vehicle slowdown capabilities and suggests mandatory return routes to negotiate bollards at selected corners is the preferred method.

Gravel is still considered a non-preferred method.
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