Originally Posted by -AMG-
I was at the track that night, I spoke with the driver and he said the trunk lid was in Germany and the reason why he only ran a low 10 on his first pass was that he was worried about the aerodynamics with out the lid. The lid is carbon fiber and doesn't weigh much. As a matter of fact the car probably would have been faster then the 9.7 it went later that night because the aerodynamic are suffering dramatically without it.
That pass was made with half the car left at home............