Sports Cars 2017 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - General Season Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Motorsport' started by IforceV8, Nov 26, 2016.

  1. RACECAR

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    So its somehow all that car's fault that Nick Heidfeld misjudged how clear he was? Looks to me like the 13's spotter wasn't exactly all that good on letting him know how clear he actually was. And on a pit exit as sketchy as Road Atlanta, you can't put ALL that responsibility on the guy exiting.
     
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    Stevenson Motorsports has been solid for as long as they've competed. Thanks for the memories, Stevenson Motorsports...
     
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  3. IforceV8

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    Yeah, who else is driving the 38? And where was the crew from the 38 car during this, taking photos with their participation trophy?
     
  4. RACECAR

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    So by your exact same flawed logic, it was the Farnbacher-Loles Porsche's fault that this happened?



    Never ceases to amaze me the amount of illogical BS that spews from your mouth despite the obvious being right there before your eyes.
     
  5. Organ-Donor

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    #4 to enter the FIA World Rally Championship.
     
  6. AnthonyD1993

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    Always nice to hear the opinions of Leena Gade when she joins RLM for any of their broadcasts (IMSA or otherwise). Would be nicer if she overseeing a couple Bentleys in GTD, though.
     
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  7. RACECAR

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    For whatever reason, Bentley doesn't seem too keen on a US program (apart from the temporary time they had in PWC with Dyson).

    Also, I do agree about Leena Gade. Really adds something to the coverage.
     
  8. AnthonyD1993

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    14 Lexus just crashed hard.
     
  9. RACECAR

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    The way it just went straight into the wall looks like a suspension failure. Driver looked winded as well, which is understandable looking at the way that car made contact.
     
  10. catamount39

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    That was a bad hit. :sick: Car absolutely destroyed by that hit.
     
  11. IforceV8

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    bla bla bla.
     
  12. catamount39

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    Oh look a PC car spun....
     
  13. AnthonyD1993

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    Really head scratching that the worst PC in this race is the PC that has been the cleanest of all of them during the season.
     
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  14. RACECAR

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    Perfect summary of your posts :tup:

    Opposite day I guess (though the pit exit incident was a racing accident).
     
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  15. IforceV8

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    Hey look its the PC champs again.
     
  16. catamount39

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    6 is on the lead lap now? Oh boy... :eek:
     
  17. DesertPenguin09

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    Just got home and turned it on to see a caution with 30 minutes left. What did I miss after Hour 2?

    Where's the Team Penske prototype that crashed early?
     
  18. RACECAR

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    Fighting for the win now. Crash wasn't bad, just damaged rear wing.
     
  19. DesertPenguin09

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    That's awesome. they were still down a lap for a while and when I left for work so I didn't know what would happen.

    I wish I could have watched the sunset, that's the best part of these long races.
     
  20. AnthonyD1993

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    5 just completely threw any chance they had of winning away with both the initial penalty and ignoring the call to serve the penalty. Drive through for not serving the penalty quick enough after the flag was posted.
     
  21. IforceV8

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    It is interesting that the Penske didnt get a penalty for ripping the nose off the Lexus and ESM and AXR did for their driving.
     
  22. Wiz

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    I believe that makes 2 years in a row for Corvette winning drivers/team/manufacturer championships. :tup:
     
  23. Northstar

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    Next year is going to be amazing if it's anything like this race.

    At least IMSA doesn't have the super long offseason that IndyCar has.
     
  24. Organ-Donor

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    Great race. Congrats to Nissan and ESM.
    And to WTR and the #3 Corvette on the championship :D:tup::tup:
     
  25. RACECAR

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    Lord if every race is as packed as this next season, it will be just insane.
     
  26. Panoz

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    All 3 classes next year is going to be fierce as hell.

    Goodbye PC class, you won't be missed.
     
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    I would love to see IMSA give the GTLM cars a 25kg weight drop and +1mm of restrictor/and = level of boost increase to increase the gap to GTD.
     
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    So, teams likely to be at the front next year: WTR, Penske, Joest, AXR, and ESM showing serious muscle. Why oh why does the season have to end now?
     
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    So a seemingly enhanced effort from Caddy with the ATS budget allegedly being diverted to the DPi effort, Penske running the Acura, Joest fielding the Mazda, ESM being strong at the end, and several teams stepping up to Prototypes next year. If the BoP is right, the prototype class could be a literal bloodbath next year.
     
  30. IforceV8

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    Johnny O saying on IMSA radio he wants a 2nd WTR Caddy DPi car for him and Michael Cooper would be nice addition too.