Sports Cars 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SCC - Round 3: Long Beach

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  1. IforceV8

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  2. Mike458

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    Is the race really only 100 minutes long?
     
  3. RoadRageDudez

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    Yes
     
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  4. DesertPenguin09

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    Why the smaller GT fields? Just lack of track space?
     
  5. catamount39

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    Regular season field is much smaller usually. Mind you, it's a hell of a lot better than the sorry excuse for GT fields that ELMS and the WEC put up. 9 GTE's and 16 GT3's, not bad. Next year we could have even more. :D
     
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    So the big endurance races which are part of their own Tequila Patron Endurance Cup get larger fields? What else is left for that? 6H Glen and Petit Le Mans?
     
  8. IforceV8

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    Yeah and tracks that dont have limited pit space like LB and Detroit.
     
  9. AnthonyD1993

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    Still early in practice, but the ESM cars are definitely starting to show some speed. They're really showing improvement in their program and could potentially start winning races later in the season.
     
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    Cadillac, Nissan, Cadillac, Mazda, Cadillac, Nissan.

    Top 6 covered by < .75sec, 2-5 covered by < .25sec.
    http://results.imsa.com/
     
  11. IforceV8

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    That will be CAD,CAD,CAD in qualifying, nobody can touch them out of the hairpin. Extra torque, extra weight helping rear grip, better TC- pick one. Maybe IMSA will take away their flappy paddles and make them use a H pattern box next.
     
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    The defacto factory Riley P team drove 2500 miles one way, burned around 400 gallons of diesel, and didnt think to bring/cant afford a 2nd tub. :boggled:
     
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    IMSA has uploaded the Prototype Challenge series race. :D
     
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  18. DesertPenguin09

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    Is the IMSA app being a bitch for anyone else (as usual)?
     
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    It's working now but thanks
     
  21. IforceV8

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    10 CAD has .6 on the rest of field, odd.
     
  22. AnthonyD1993

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    IMSA really did a hell of a job with the BoP in GTD and especially GTLM based on the qualifying results.
     
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    Well don't forget those guys have ruled Long Beach for a few years now. They know their way around this track. Not really a surprise that they've got it right again.
     
  24. IforceV8

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    Torque is still king, and the big V8 is giving them a .3 advantage in the final sector which is turns 9-10 and the hairpin over every other P car.
     
  25. AnthonyD1993

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    Looks like AER found some speed with their Mazda engine now as well. Of course, that's irrelevant if they haven't figured how to not catch on fire, and time will tell if that was solved.
     
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    Well, it's a short race this week. :p
     
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    I even heard they forced the Cadillacs to have a longer first gear and that's not working either
     
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    I presume they will have a Prius engine for quali? :lol:

    Also Prius DPi anyone? :p (PLEASE TOYOTA MAKE THIS FOR THE LOLZ)
     
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    Top three in qualifying for each class:

    Prototype
    1st - NO. 10 KONICA MINOLTA CADILLAC DPI-V.R. - Jordan Taylor/Ricky Taylor
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    2nd - MUSTANG SAMPLING RACING. - Joao Barbosa/Christian Fittipaldi
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    3rd - MAZDA MOTORSPORTS - Tristan Nunez/Jonathan Bomarito
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    GT Le Mans
    1st - CORVETTE RACING - Antonio Garcia/Jan Magnussen
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    2nd - FORD CHIP GANASSI RACING - JoeyHand/Dirk Müller
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    3rd - RISI COMPETIZIONE - Toni Vilander/Giancarlo Fisichella
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    GT Daytona
    1st - PAUL MILLER RACING - Bryan Sellers/Madison Snow
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    2nd - 3GT RACING - Jack Hawksworth/Robert Alon
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    3rd - ALEGRA MOTORSPORT - Daniel Morad/Michael Christensen
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  30. Mike458

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    WELP

    This isn't good...