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Old 05-13-2013, 06:36 AM   #47
Turder
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Beemers were using interesting engine management. They dropped cylinder(s) in the middle of slow corners to make it 2 or 3 cyl engine for long periods (not just milliseconds) for better traction management. Once out of it all 4 cylinders chime in and off they go normally. Interesting take on traction control.

With this they can have a 2 cyl 500cc or 3 cyl 750cc for those slow sections that is much easier to manage than full blown 1000cc engine with traction control cutting in.
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