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Posted by **leafprincess** on Thursday, January 11, 2007 at 6:58pm.

You need more data to answer this. 200 m races are run around a curve. You need to know the radius of curvature R of lanes 1 and 8 as they go around the curve at one end of the track. Find that information, and then use the formula

F = M V^2/R

to get the lateral centripetal force required to stay in a lane. It will be higher for the inside lane.

According to

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each lane is 1.22 meters wide. Lane 1 has a radius of curvature of 36.8 meters

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