2015 GTP Endurance Series: General Discussion

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  1. Malcolm Tucker

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    :ouch: The joke went right over my head :dunce::lol:
     
  2. GTP_Nail

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    Just a note of thanks to AJ for persevering and creating what is now an official GTP series. It took alot of time and energy and I for one have enjoyed being part of events this year that were the proving ground for next year's full series.

    On another related subject I am the manager of the Disabled American Racing Team [DART] . We are seeking qualified drivers who are:
    100 % legally disabled ( Civilian)....
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    50% or > Military Disability
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    55 years of age or older (if we take Senior Drivers the Team Name will be DISABLED ANTIQUE RACING TEAM.

    Preferably drivers will have a Bronze Classificaton or be a member in good standing of an existing sanctioning body such as SNAIL, WRS, FGTA,ETC.

    I have applied for a Franchise in GT Cup, and/or TCN-1

    If qualifed please PM me. Would prefer either SNAIL or WRS competitors.
     
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  3. Gian

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    I'm up if someone needs a driver.
    Regards,

    Gian
     
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  4. AJ

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    Just to clarify this for any non Americans who probably won't be familiar with this term and may find it insencitive or offensive;

    It refers to those who are eligible to receive a monthly payment from the US government equal to 50% or 100% of their salary, due to the severity of their disability.
     
  5. swiftsmith

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    Swift Autosport is currently looking for drivers to run for us this season. If intrested please PM with questions.
     
  6. GTP_Nail

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    That is correct. For example I am 100% disabled as a result of combat injuries in Southeast Asia. Those with injuries that result in their being unable to or only partially earn a living are usually rated by a percentage of their original pay at time of separation (its actually insanely and needlessly complicated).

    The point of the team is to demonstrate to the others racing and those watching that just because we are disabled it does not mean that we can't drive. A good example of this would be Alex Zanardi....as a mater of a fact he is the Poster Child for disabled racers around the world. He is really Gutsy.:bowdown:

    Also I have amended the 55 year old category to be 55 years old AND a military veteran (of any nation). This is more in line with the original intent.
     
  7. HP

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    You're an inspiration @Nail-27, I think I speak for most of us when I say that it will be a pleasure to take to the track with you :)
     
  8. viperlemondemon

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    I am interested in a steward position and/or safety car driver
     
  9. GTP_Nail

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    I don't think I'm allowed to "Like" your words..maybe if there was an "appreciate" button ...that would work...consider it pushed. Thanks for the support...hope to see all of you on the grid next year.
     
  10. Turbo_snail

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    What have you done to me GTP, I try and stay of the PlayStation and this happens! :lol: anyway, all I'm looking for in terms of drives is a possible spot at Bathurst in a GT3 car. I will have to fire up the PS3 to see if I'm still worthy of driving :lol: but I should be able to say if I'm good to go by the mid point of January at the latest. :tup:
     
  11. attnirvana

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    My team and I are interested to take part in the Endurance Series. But before to apply for a franchise, We want to solve a dude: Where can we find Franchise Application Form mentioned in Sporting Regulations 2.1.b ?
    Thank you
     
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  12. TeamEdge702

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    Its very cool to see how
    Popular this has gotten, competition is gunna be awsome, cant wait.
     
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  13. AJ

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    Send me a PM entitled GTP ES Franchise Application.
     
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  14. Harsk100

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    AJ, why don't you extend the deadline? Is because I'm planning to field 2-3 cars from each class for my team.
     
  15. Fallen_log

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    With only a field of twelve and how popular this is, you would be lucky to get 1 car on track in a race, let alone each class.
     
  16. dgriffin28

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    You will be lucky to field one car. We are wanting to do the same thing but AJ says we probably won't get more than one franchise.
     
  17. HP

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    Absolutely. GHH has put up the hand for multiple franchises but it looks highly unlikely but that's ok. The more popular this is the better for the competition!

    I will say this though: those seeking to franchise must understand, as AJ has stated, that you must race every race involving your class. Last minute withdraws or simply not showing up will, I suspect, see the franchise being allocated to another team.

    Big commitment here but with good management, a good driver roster and excellent sportsmanship teams will thrive in this season and many more :tup:

    Edit: @AJ, this thread has little general discussion content with most being recruitment/sign up related. Is it worth making this one solely a recruitment thread and opening up another for general discussion?
     
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  18. str98

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    if any teams are still recruiting message me on psn (str98) or on this. very eiger to drive in the series looking to drive in the GT3 class
     
  19. PASM

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    I have a question regarding taking part in the GTPlanet Endurance Series. Will it be possible to enter a Team for one single race? For example, a team that is dedicated to run as a local team, but only can commit to one event?

    Also, there are two articles 2.1.b, the above one should be 2.1.a I believe ;)
     
  20. TNR_KING_FILO

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    Hello everyone, our second team "Burning Desire" is looking for up to 2 enthusiastic and dedicated drivers to compete with us full time. Our class choice is as follows:
    - GTCup
    - TCN-1
    - LMP2

    If the situations turns out this is very successful we will be holding driver biased events throughout the holidays where we will test your driver skills, adaptability and how you handle endurance related situations. Only the most improved and most race ready candidates will make it through.

    Please either comment here or send me a private massage, thank you and I hope to be racing with you in the future.

    All our race preparation will be hosted through the "Top Notch Racing Team" Club found through by searching the Club ID: 100 1116 via the Community feature.
     
  21. Harsk100

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    Sorry TNR, but I have registered on my own team. Thanks for invite anyway :)
     
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  22. andrew1990

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    I'm interested :)
     
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  23. rcb929

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    Tbh, with 50+ teams registered already, I don't think you'll be able to have a second team
     
  24. TNR_KING_FILO

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    Hence qualifying is important then :)
     
  25. rcb929

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    I don't think there will be teams being cut from qualifying. I think they will randomly select teams to race for each weekend. AJ, you'll have to correct me on that.
     
  26. HP

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    The way I read it is that if there are 12 (edit, this number is wrong lol, it's 6 if 2 classes in the race or 4 if there's 3) franchises per class then that's it, no more as a franchise must race every race so if there's 12 there's no room for any more.

    Entry can be up to the discretion of Race promoters I believe so those established teams (from races this year that AJ has run) might be in a good position IF they conducted themselves appropriately. AJ would need to confirm that.
     
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  27. rcb929

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    Hmm..... Seems legit :lol:
     
  28. HP

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    Lol, I math bad. Fixed it :lol:
     
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  29. TNR_KING_FILO

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    Well technically It's nothing to do with the first team, hence running under a different name.
     
  30. Fallen_log

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    Are the same people managing it?
     
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