Wednesday, 23 February 2011

A problem with maths?

Run What Ya Brung organise quarter mile timed runs at Santa Pod Raceway, a very worthwhile thing to do. However I am worried by this line in their promotional bumpf:
'After each run you'll receive a personal performance print-out showing your reaction times to the start lights, 60ft, 1/4 mile, 1/8 mile times and terminal speed.'
That order looks wrong to me as 1/8 mile must come before 1/4 mile. Oh well, so long as they keep the cars and drivers safe I suppose mathematics can go hang.

1 comment:

Weekend Yachtsman said...

"Terminal Speed" is a bit of a worrying concept, too.

What was wrong with "final" I wonder?