2015 TUDOR United Sportscar Championship

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  1. catamount39

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    Noticed the metal exhaust looking thing on the back of the Vette' got removed, guess it was a testing device of some sort.

    Should've kept American Le Man Series' name or something along those lines. :( It was cleancut and cool.
     
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    I think the Viper will be strong. At the very least in the beginning. Most teams are figuring out their new cars. The Viper Exchange guys have been running it for a couple years now and won umerous races with it neutered. Now its in full gt3-spec I bet theyll get the bop stick though. Cant have that 8.4L snake destroying the rest of gtd ;)
     
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    If Mercedes needed some data for Daytona, they could've just asked me :p
     
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    Not sure why they dropped the United Sportscar name. What was wrong with calling it the WeatherTech United Sportscar Championship?
     
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    Yeah, actually, I would have liked the method ALMS used...for example:

    American Le Mans Series, presented by Tequila Patron

    So why not...

    United Sportscar Championship, presented by WeatherTech

    It'd keep the cleanness of a pure name but have the sponsor in it still. Plus we could just call it the USC or IUSC.
     
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    *Sigh* BMW, I am disappoint. A Turbo V8 with that same Anti-lag noise as the Ford GT AND the blowoff noise in that ring video. You had so much potential and yet I heard....nothing.

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    It was so quiet I almost thought it was a diesel engine for a moment....BMW WHAT HAVE YOU DONE?!
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    Ford is making clever use of the fake exhausts on the GT.
     
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    Why aren't they real like the regular car?
     
  11. catamount39

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    While the roadcar uses those as exhaust, the racecar has the side pipes so those become redundant, no idea what they're being used for now, maybe something involving the turbos.
     
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    Looks like they're using the holes for high tech cameras, so the driver can get a nice view out back like Corvette

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    Now that you say it, I just realized they're camera's. :O Figures since the entire rearview is blocked off.
     
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    I think Daytona went over the top with that press/suite box...

    :eek::drool: A beautiful corvette!!!
     
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    Deltawing onboard:

     
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    Some footage from dat Lanky Turtle:

     
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    Hopefully we can see a P2 car compete for the win instead of self-destructing like they did last year. At least they will have a decent amount of entrants this year so that should help.

    Speaking of self destructing, has anyone heard if Krohn is planning on doing the 24 again?
     
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    Very subtle :lol:

     
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    Joey Hand hasn't been a BMW driver for a year now.
     
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    Joey dove Chip's DP this year. He was probably a frontrunner by default for a Ford GT seat because of that.
     
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    After Mucke, Pla, and Franchitti that is a good question.
     
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    Stevenson will keep their 2015 drivers, not that anyone expected differently.

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    I don't think the eagle works as well as it did on the Camaro's, it still isn't bad though.