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Old 01-15-2013, 07:35 AM   #468
crankshaft
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Originally Posted by Seth S View Post
In rally we have the Force-majeure rule which deals with the closed stage scenario....and that is when the stages closes after some cars have finished and gives the time of the last person to finish at speed to all the other competitors. It acts as a place holder so everyone gets a stage time and the only people who really get hurt by the rule are the guy who set the time...Not sure if there is any stipulation on how competitive that time were...as in if the last guy to finish were having an epic run and were a minute faster then people behind might pull ahead of the leaders. But usually it works out ok. Having caused a force majeure in an event but also had to give my time to everyone else...I understand all of the ramifications
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