It was to illustrate a point that “5 hp more” is a completely empty statement.The Honda was in reference to 2009. No one here knows what these current power curves look like.AR3-GP wrote: ↑Mon Sep 04, 2023 1:53 am5hp at the top end isn't the relevant figure. It's the bottom end that matters because you carry it all the way down the straight from beginning to end.Hoffman900 wrote: ↑Sun Sep 03, 2023 10:26 pmNot really. It’s also the fastest. 5hp is negligible at their average speeds. Figure they’re consuming 750hp or so just to push the car through the air. 5hp is a tenth of a mph or so in trap speeds, if even.
Also, Honda has documented shaving 12kw off peak for more mid range and, and gone faster at Monza.
Regardless, I enjoyed the retro liveries on the cars this weekend.
Also "Honda gone faster at monza", by what metric is this quantified?
I have illustrated here many times, with math, that these cars are consuming almost all their power in just maintaining speed. Let’s say they need 700hp to do 170mph. 5hp is less than 1%, it’s inmeasurable on the track. 10-15hp more, yeah you might start seeing it.