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Old 27th October 2012, 01:57   #31
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Does That Means if one can buy those Rare breeds then there is no registration ???

Does this rule applies to other track only cars also ???
Yes, but not applicable on heavily-tuned street cars used for track purposes. You need a strictly track-legal car.

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If the owner can't register such a car then how does he get insurance for it?

In UK, many companies offer track day insurance. Also, if you use a modified street car, then a normal car insurance does the trick, provided the insurance company doesn't define track events as racing, and excludes cover for damage resulting due to such "racing". Considering this is a track-only car, I assume the only option would be some sort of private insurance. Correct me if I'm wrong.
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Does That Means if one can buy those Rare breeds then there is no registration ???

Does this rule applies to other track only cars also ???
Let me put this straight and clear, it's not a biggie, you need to register a vehicle ONLY if you intend to drive it on the public roads (which you would, because that's what most of us use vehicles for), but with these track cars are neither road legal nor practical (extremely low GC, runs on slick tyres, violates every possible sound norm, runs on high-octane race fuel etc) to be driven on public roads.

It's not the money factor, you don't register a, go-kart, a jet-ski or an ATV, do you? Just like that, these are purpose built recreational vehicles.
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I think its strictly for display purposes . Look at the mixed color of red and white on it . Why would anyone want that. Its here only for some event . Sorry to say this guys but its gonna go back soon from where it came .
You sound pretty sure for a person who has no clue what's going on
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provided the insurance company doesn't define track events as racing
Just hangin' around with mates, eh?
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Massive spare discs, required for running the car.
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@dominator: Is this car going to be based in Bombay? I don't think we have a good race track in the city to do justice to this four wheeled insanity!
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The Fuel Filling system for the car. Full from left side, empty from right side, to release air.
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Dominator, can we have some interior shots?

Also, some detailed proper exterior ones since the car reached the "complete" garage
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I know, for the forum, this question of mine may split some of you up..but can some one please tell me who Mr. G.H.S is

And if he is here, his handle please so that I can drool over his garage too
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I know, for the forum, this question of mine may split some of you up..but can some one please tell me who Mr. G.H.S is

And if he is here, his handle please so that I can drool over his garage too
Mr. G.H.S is Mr. Gautam Singhania, the chairman of the Raymonds Group. I dont think he is here on TBHP
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Paraphernalia for support - Air Cylinders.
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Paraphernalia for support - Air Cylinders.
It would be great if you could post more pictures rather than one picture every 2 days.
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Massive spare discs, required for running the car.
How many kms of hard driving would one set last for?

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Paraphernalia for support - Air Cylinders.
Any particular reason not to use Nitrogen?

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How many kms of hard driving would one set last for?
I think carbon ceramics are fade-free. Innit?

The spare could be in case of any damage.
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I think carbon ceramics are fade-free. Innit?

The spare could be in case of any damage.
I'd say, less prone to fade...

On the Aventador, Lamborghini says the carbon brakes will outlast the car (but then again, its a "road" car, and typically won't have a lot of miles on it).

This however is a different ballgame.

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It would be great if you could post more pictures rather than one picture every 2 days.
The buzz and excitement can be sensed and I am sure the suspense is killing, but just wait and watch. There is more coming.

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How many kms of hard driving would one set last for?



Any particular reason not to use Nitrogen?

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The carbon ceramics would typically last for 2 track days.
Air cylinders are for portable pneumatic tools.



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I'd say, less prone to fade...

On the Aventador, Lamborghini says the carbon brakes will outlast the car (but then again, its a "road" car, and typically won't have a lot of miles on it).

This however is a different ballgame.

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Rightly said Rehaan. This is a different ballgame
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Congrats to a true enthusiast on this. At least this ain't like the Mr W16 phenomenon, with all talk but no evidence! Way to go GS! Truly applaud you for your latest track tool!
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