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      05-05-2009, 08:40 PM   #73
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Originally Posted by shpirate87 View Post
I don't think qualifying is the best way to determine speed. I do not know about back then but today qualifying has a lot to do with fuel load. A better way to judge speed might be fastest lap in a race. All the drivers have the same fuel and tire issues at some point in a race and in this Prost was better than Senna. Prost had 41 fastest laps and Senna only 19.
Back then you were given 12 laps, and an hour to get the fastest lap. none of this load up your car with the race fuel, and have race settings on your car. Nope. Qualy used to be its own little war. And it is a very good way to show who was fastest out there.