Open ◆ SNAIL [Spec] Racing - Presented by ButtKicker: Feel What You've Been Missing

Discussion in 'SNAIL Racing League' started by zer05ive, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. Dragonwhisky

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    I don't have the shifter arm mounted to my chair for the majority of the week. Takes me about 15 seconds to take it off or put it on. The bar that mounts to the chair and hence the arm the shifter mounts to, has 1 bolt that secures it. I drilled a hole through both bars and put that silver pin in to keep it from moving around laterally when gear jamming. I use the same chair for my work at the computer as well and while I can leave the shifter arm attached to it while doing so, it makes the chair position a little awkward, so I take it off when I'm going to work at the computer.
     
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  2. cmbeal317

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    I saw one last year too! The other cars you posted are even more incredible! I've seen a 330 GT 2+2, but I've yet to see a Dino 246. Maybe this year. :)

    Since we've gone from the topic of Lotus/Caterham 7's to Morgan 3 Wheelers, and now to Ferraris, I might as well share the rarest Ferrari I've ever seen.

    1966 Ferrari 365P(rototype) - 1 of 2
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    Oh, and the 1970 Le Mans Second Place finisher with a couple of friends. P4060066.JPG
     
  3. Dragonwhisky

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    Caterham Seven Fireblade '02 567PP/165HP (w/oil change)
    Looks like this combo will go 6 laps. D1 may knock it out in less than 10 if they all run 1:40s though.


    Looks like this combo will be in Round 3 @zer05ive
     
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  4. fizzer

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    Awesome museum. You ever go to their demo days when they fire some of those bad boys up?
     
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  5. mopar440

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    IROC racing Is Now Up 1472-6118-4130-9222-7821
     
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  6. ExoSphere64

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    Host/Director
    Skills needed, ability to work with and direct others. An A+ or better than average internet connection. Knowledge of the S.N.A.I.L. Sunday night room set up preferred, but not required. You are able to attend most S.N.A.I.L. Sunday night races and communicate well. Should manage the settings and the flow of the lounge. Responsible for starting qualifying sessions and the races.

    Scorekeeper
    Skills needed, ability to work with others. Basic spreadsheet and math skills needed. You are able to attend most S.N.A.I.L. Sunday night races and communicate well. Logs pole winners and race results in-between races. Must have access to the Directors' Google doc, which is where scores are tabulated and consolidated.

    Replay Uploader

    Skills needed, ability to use Gran Turismo 6 Replay Save during Sunday night races. Ability to export GT6 replays and transfer them to PC for zipping and uploading to the S.N.A.I.L. Googe Docs data archive. You are a motivated and committed member of S.N.A.I.L. willing to spend a 1/2 hour per week saving and uploading replays. You work well unsupervised and are committed to meeting deadlines and are able to attend most S.N.A.I.L. Sunday night races.

    Data Specialist
    Skills needed, ability to use Gran Turismo 6 Replay Save during Sunday night races. Ability to use GT6's proprietary video playback functionality. Basic spreadsheet, typing and math skills. You are a motivated and committed member of S.N.A.I.L. willing to spend 1 hour per week entering race data. You work well unsupervised and are committed to meeting deadlines. Video training available.

    (Thanks @kcheeb for the descriptions!)

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    I have to get a huge thank you out to all of the Team S.N.A.I.L. members! With nine divisions mixed in with all of the connectivity, replay failures and all of the other gremlins roaming around, you all kept the machine in motion and we pulled off another successful League night. :cheers:

    I also want to thank @wvhellbilly , @Sharkb8ii and @CCraft for looking out for D8 by covering the vital duties needed to keep their division racing! :cheers:

    Most of the key roles are under control but we still have a few divisions that are still light on Team SNAIL members. D5 and D6 are really in need of more personnel. If you have a little free time and want to earn a few $hell along the way, follow the link below and check what is available for your division.


     
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  7. cmbeal317

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    Unfortunately I haven't been able to get down there when they have the demo days yet, I'd like to attend at least on this year.
     
  8. Jakedog23

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    Is there a practice room up?
     
  9. Schmiggz

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    after a quick re tune on the break balance system, I finally managed to come down to 2:14 with the little Dino after some 8 laps that i just couldn't get anything below 2:16 and a lot of guardrail kisses. I'm hoping that tomorrow, without the work weight on my shoulders be able to cut another second per lap.
     
  10. jaybocc2

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    I won't be able to race again this sunday I will be traveling to Mountain View Cali sunday night. :-/

    jaybocc2 - D7
     
  11. Azure Flare

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    It may seem to be not that good, but I think the weather may have something to do with it.

    I'm not specifically asking to be a host or a backup, but I think I could be in the roster.
     
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  12. chuyler1

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    Fun time tonight at Monza. Although I hit a 2:11.7 in arcade mode my best tonight in the lobby was 2:13.1. Brake balance 5/5. The fastest qualifying time I saw by someone was 2:12.5. I was running mostly low 14s during the race with the occasional 13 if I wasn't looking in my rearview.

    We discussed the brakes a bit in the room. I know some drivers get set on thinking the balance is the issue...but I found about 50-75% brake pressure on most of the brake zones is all that is necessary to produce fast laps. Lightning laps? No, or at least I'm not that good...but if someone hasn't hit a 2:15 yet, try using less brake pressure, finish all your braking at least a few yards before turn in, and coast into the chicanes and get on the gas as soon as you pass the first apex.
     
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  13. intoflatlines

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    These disconnects are ridiculous.... Such crap
     
  14. tevesh2

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    I believe this message should be directed towards @ExoSphere64 but I am the Scorekeeper and Data Specialist for D7, and it does not show me on the list. Can you fix this please?
     
  15. ExoSphere64

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    It is actually a pretty good balance. I think you could pull off a host pretty well. My speeds aren't as good as yours and I have managed to host from time to time. @TEX36 and I would really enjoy having a back up Host! I will add you to the roster and your number may be up sooner than you think!! Thank you for your participation.
     
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  16. ExoSphere64

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    That is so weird... I am looking at the sheet right now and I see you listed as such for D7. Are you looking HERE? If you still don't see your name listed, let me know and I can ask @kcheeb if he knows what we are doing wrong.
     
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  17. JLBowler

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    Try testing to a server across the country and see what the ping is with increased distance. 5ms is a good number but it's in your own backyard so to speak. You really want to be under 100ms to a server across the country.

    I am usually between 80 and 90 ms across the country (I'm in CA). For the record, my ping will usually be between 250 and 300 when using a server in Brazil. The distance is just too far and the technology down there may not be what we have here.
     
  18. TRL_Importlife

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    Practice room
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  19. tevesh2

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    Putting a late night practice room up. 1472-6118-3916-1738-2300
    Nevermind, go to dgaf's room

    @ExoSphere64 I was looking at the Official Driver List on the original post.
     
  20. Azure Flare

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    For an "across the country" test, thats not bad.
     
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  21. tevesh2

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  22. JLBowler

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    That's plenty of bandwidth to do the job and it's better than some connections I've seen around here with 100ms ping to less than 100 miles away. Here's what I'm working with going cross country.

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  23. ExoSphere64

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    Ahhh! I see! Said the blind man as he picked up his hammer and saw... :dopey: @Oshawa-Joe maintains that list and as it is always a work in progress it may take some time to get those details added. O-Joe will see this and check into it!
     
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  24. dangerzone641

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    Great time with @Nicktune, managed to get the caterham down to a 1.40.0, still more time to be found though
     
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  25. OwensRacing

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    Sucks about the connection issues.


    Ran tonight's Daytona 2.4 and pulled down a 5th. Had 3rd wrapped up but screwed myself on fuel. So had to swap to engine map 2 and save gas. Which is about 1-2 sec a lap slower.

    42 cars on track tonight. Over 700 people raced.

    Got one tomorrow at 3pm and again 8pm. Then again Sunday at 7am. I'll make the 3pm race for sure. Doubt I'll make the 8pm. Really takes it out of you.

    I'm gonna tinker with getting the race on YOUTUBE Sunday.
     
  26. Chiochan

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    I tested TX and FL and the ping was 140's for both. Looks like no hosting for me.

    If I have nat 2 and someone else has nat 2 why is it sometimes we can't see each other?
     
  27. pyxen

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    Because life is unfair... my connection is great now tho -- if that's a helper? :)
     
  28. nmcp1

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    Here's my latest. . .

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    Across the country speed test (CA)

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    @ExoSphere64 @fzappa . . .Now that my PS3 is wired I would have no issues to be listed as backup host for D2 :tup: Hopefully the latest round of GT6 disconnects will sort themselves out in a timely manner.
     
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  29. tevesh2

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    Opening a practice room up shortly
     
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  30. tevesh2

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    Practice Room Open 1472-6118-3701-4255-2927
     
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