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Old 03-21-2009, 06:07 PM
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I was reading an article on Speed TV's website by an ALMS team owner- here's what he had to say:
"When we rolled the car out for qualifying my co-driver Chris Hall was given his orders, “lay it down” I told him. We were not happy about the fact that we were being slowed down just hours before qualifying,..."

I first hear that phrase come out of Espo's (Tom Esposito) mouth like 10 years ago. I don't know if he made it up, but look how far it has gone.
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Can you please explain?
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Old 03-22-2009, 12:13 AM
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Can you please explain?
The term "lay it down" is used in reference to driving fast laps. You will hear RC race directors use the term quite often. Now there is an example above in regards to full size car racing. Neat stuff.
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I understand "lay it down" refers to a fast lap or series of laps. I do not understand why this is significant.
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i guess he is saying his friend came up with it back then
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lay it down is just short for 'lay down the rubber'... I don;t think it was ever 'invented' as such.
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