But this picture shows us where a race is REALLY won or lost. At the turn.
Note the inbound tracks all the way back form the start.
As far as I know none of these pilots were drinking before the race.
Now note the outbound tracks. The other guy can have a lot more horsepower, but if he flies a longer course due
to over or under-shooting the turns, he may get beat anyway!
Of course we all try to nail the outbound course after a turn, but in the heat of the moment it's not always an easy