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. socalnatv

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    Great work Wolf!
    Congrats on the overall win Sunday and the fine performance in the ROC on Friday night.
    Glad to be back to battling with you on Sunday nights and not just in practice.
    Keep up the great work behind the camera too. I really enjoy seeing the pics on the thread.

    :cheers:
     
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  2. llNovall

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    Per request, the backup track inthe event of instability at Mount Panorama will be:
    Autodromo Nationale Monza
     
  3. JLBowler

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    The decision to use the back up track will be made based on what happens in Thursday night practice. If that goes smoothly then we will stick with Mount Panorama for Sunday night.

    I guess I have to show up for practice now.
     
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  4. Die_Birdy_Die

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    It's not about the racing it's about the work load. Staying on track at Ascari is extremely hard especially since for that track in specific turns the rules are different then any other track we race at.

    Also hay look we got another volunteer to steward when Ascari is used!

    Edit: did you get your wheel fixed?
     
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  5. USERID_77a23

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    Different yes .. more lenient actually. Could go with the standard white line boundary.
     
  6. Die_Birdy_Die

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    How is it more lenient? any other track we are allowed 2 wheels off through chicanes. We aren't even allowed to touch the dirt at ascari.
     
  7. USERID_77a23

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    For most situations you' re allowed over the line when there is a rumble strip in a turn. If you look closely, those are not rumbles they are paved run off areas. Where there are no rumbles the rules for most tracks holds the white line as the boundary.
     
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  8. Die_Birdy_Die

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    AH. yeah just took a real close look at the pics.
     
  9. DesertPenguin09

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    We all know those are meant to be strips though, right? Just a different type of strip, it just doesn't rumble but meant to serve the same purpose.

    @Die_Birdy_Die Nope, I think it's broken. I'm basically retired GT6 until I get a new wheel. Hopefully I can afford to next paycheck and just be poor for two weeks. Also, I should be getting my tax refund soon and that will help a lot.
     
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  10. JLBowler

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    We have a winner in explaining the boundaries at Ascari.

    The boundaries are what they are. It's the driver's responsibility to learn them and stay within them. It's not like we're telling anyone to go race it and then after the race is over, telling them where the boundaries are. Everyone knows ahead of time so the only reason it would be hard to stay in bounds is if the driver just wants to push to the absolute edge of the rules. When a driver pushes to the edge of the rules, there is more of a chance of going over that edge.
     
  11. Die_Birdy_Die

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    Snail classifies them as run off their for they are run offs. So avoid Ascari or stay in the white line. Either way I may just avoid ascari could probally win the night (aslong as coach isn't racing:))
     
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  12. USERID_77a23

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    If it were meant to be a rumble it would be a rumble the same as what is on the rest of the track. If you look at the 80s version of monza those chicanes are roughly just as tight , they didn't pave that.
     
  13. Wolfsatz

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  15. Wolfsatz

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    I was getting worried.. over 13 hours without a post.... is @Die_Birdy_Die feeling good ?
     
  16. GTP_Nail

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    Hey Da Wol..if how are ya. It matters not what it is...but cars just float my boat.The owner must have been in or supported the Flying Tigers.. Probably a long nose Foxtrot four....the E model because of the tiger teeth, I think the 47 is the squadron, the flying tiger is their symbol and the yellow checker board is their tail flash .I'll google 'em. Bet his significant other hates dropping their kid off for school in it when her mommy mobile is down for parts.
     
  17. MikeGrove

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    @Wolfsatz
    I pick and choose my moments...


    I am sure that statistically speaking,

    many of the longest posting gaps in
    Snail Forum History would be between Monday evening & Wednesday afternoon.
     
  18. Die_Birdy_Die

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    [​IMG]
    Just a reminder Tonight GT1 will be holding an open practice and we will be using these.
    Mazda RX-7 Spirit R Type A(FD) '02 400hp

    Mazda RX-8 Type S '07 400hp

    Nissan Fairlady Z (Z33) '07 400hp

    Nissan Fairlady Z (Z34) '08 400hp

    Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (C5) ’04 400hp

    BMW 135i Coupe '07 400hp

    Nissan Silvia Spec-R AREO (S15) '02 415hp

    Honda S2000 '06 420hp

    Acura NSX ’91 420hp

    At 1260Kg for D4- D6 and 1300Kg for D1-D3 If you would like to try out tuning please don't hesitate to join us.

    Rough lap times are 1:48's around R246 and our fastest driver is a 1:45 best lap
     
  19. CoachMK21

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    @Die_Birdy_Die posts a GT1 add a day so he can claim $hells everyday for advertising :)
     
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  20. Die_Birdy_Die

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    Actually haven't claimed a shell for 1 of them :) I just want more people to come out. We have a grand time in GT1 and want more people. We had 8 full time racers last season.
    Plus this is the last one... well maybe 1 more before room open at 8:30 EDT.
     
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  21. Lessen

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    Greedy Birdy! :mischievous:
     
  22. singlepaddy

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    GOT THE THE NEW G29 WHEEL MOUNTED....AIN'T IT PURRDY???

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    Impressions....This is a much nicer wheel than my old DFGT, as it should be for the price I paid. The wheel itself pretty much looks the same as my old one, save for a few extra buttons and its leather wrapped as opposed to vinyl. It's also much quieter because of helical cut gears where as the DFGT had straight cut gears.
    The pedals are a major upgrade over the old. Nice polished metal as opposed to plastic..
    They definitely feel more realistic. Also has a clutch pedal witch of course I can't use at the moment.
    Overall For now I'm very satisfied with the build quality, but time will tell.

    I did race it for the first time last Sunday and had mixed results. The Elise combo I did terrible at but ive never been good with MR cars and I find Laguna Seca a tough track for me. The other two combos I managed to salvage some decent finishes.
    The wheel and brakes feel much more precise... So I'm hoping with more time and practice I can get up to speed and be competitive.
     
  23. Unknown_Male

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    I started my online play with a tuning league and it was a ton of fun. The problem is I put a ton of time into that I don't have at the moment. I would like to next season.
     
  24. Die_Birdy_Die

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    Don't forget to adjust the sensitivities to get the feel you are looking for.
     
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  25. Die_Birdy_Die

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    I'll be putting up my usual posts at the end of the season :) I hope you will find us when you have the time.
     
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  26. Lessen

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    @CoachMK21

    It seems you have an aversion to the BMW brand. Is that an aesthetic thing or simply the "image" generally associated with BMW drivers given by "haters"? I know a guy who drives a 3-series as a DD and I think does track days with it. I can ask him his thoughts if you'd like. Also, he's not a deuche...

    Also, take this for what it's worth, but the BMW brand has been by far the most successful brand in the short SNAIL WRC history. New or old, they always seem to be quite popular and stick around for several weeks.
     
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  27. Die_Birdy_Die

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    Random question, but should I download Project Cars or buy the physical disc?
     
  30. Die_Birdy_Die

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    I don't know. I saw it on the GTPlanet main page and thought that some would enjoy it.

    Edit: Went poking around found this

    6) PRIZING
    At the end of the Series the following competitors will be eligible for prizes. Prize details will be announced during the course of the year... http://www.projectcarsesports.com/2016-nvidia-challenger-series.html

    T
    ake a look at the "sponsors" at the bottom of the page
     
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