That is pretty much the bottom line, the fact that the short crew manipulated the stock upon a faulty disinformation campaign is immaterial in the longer run.
Torque is hyper critical in dual trailers and on big hills, WPRT wins.
The only thing simple is your brain rbt. The torque is measured at the fly wheel on both engines and the hpdi engine has 20% more torque at it's peek torque rpm than the spark ignited engine has at its peek torque rpm. We are talking about engines here not transmissions, not gear ratios, not rear ends, not tires and not not mph,mpg,or shp.