Touring Cars 2017 SUPER GT Thread

Discussion in 'Motorsport' started by Suzumiya, Dec 28, 2016.

  1. 05XR8

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    Watching it now. So much traffic. :eek:
     
  2. nissman

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    What an insane race, Fuji always delivers!
     
  3. GTFan24

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    HONDA WON, I REPEAT.


    HONDA.

    WON.
    :eek:
     
  4. GTRacer22

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    Nice spoiler.
     
  5. Northstar

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    You came into a thread dedicated to the series, what were you expecting to happen? :odd:
     
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  6. GTRacer22

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    I already knew what happened since I saw it, but you never know who's gonna come in without seeing the result. Always better to put it in a spoiler just in case.
     
  7. DesertPenguin09

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    A really good video explaining what SuperGT is. I still don't know the tracks but at least I have a better understanding of what the cars are underneath the bodywork.

     
  8. R1600Turbo

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    Live stream link is up for Suzuka.

     
  9. blinky77

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    Here we go...
     
  10. Suzumiya

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    Motherchassis 1-2-3 for Suzuka...

    we know who's getting BoP'd next year here for the 10 Hours :sly:
     
  11. Tired Tyres

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    Live stream has started up.
     
  12. DesertPenguin09

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    I assume they'll start at the top of the hour? That's midnight for me. And it's about 6 hours right? Should I sleep tonight?
     
  13. Tired Tyres

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    And the stream from the track stop working during the second warm up lap. :banghead:
     
  14. R1600Turbo

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    Well this is no fun.

    Edit: And we're back.
     
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  15. 05XR8

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    The R8 just got swamped.
     
  16. Tired Tyres

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    Honda doing a good job of chucking this one away. :nervous:
     
  17. aarror

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    Man, what a final few hours that was. What an insane, brilliant race. Drama galore right to the bitter end, and one hell of an underdog story.

    I'm not sure whether to rejoice at the insanity of that superb race, or despair that it's the final time I'll get to experience it. Perhaps I'll do a bit of both.
     
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  18. 05XR8

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    Stopped watching the Nismo feed with 20 laps to go. Guess I'll look up the winner later.
     
  19. Tired Tyres

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    They will put the race of their youtube channel later. Hopefully not in the same state as the live stream.
     
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  20. Suzumiya

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    So Quintarelli and the Nismo team are on track to a championship after Suzuka. If they keep it up, Quintarelli will have his 5th driver's title. Absolutely mental.
     
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    It's up and with the same issues. Shame really, but out of NISMO TV's control.
     
  22. 05XR8

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    Was fun chatting people, while the power was going out.

    Thing about the race: the track.
    Suzuka seems too small for that race. I know Sugo is a short track, but I kept wanting cars to peel off down the shoreline or something.

    It's like the cars should have run at Spa or the Nurb Full(Maybe not that long). Even at Bugatti Circuit. For that particular race.
     
  23. R1600Turbo

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    It's not a small track, it's just narrow.
     
  24. Suzumiya

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    I'm probably in the minority as a huge sportscar and endurance fan, but I won't be watching next year's Suzuka 10 Hours.

    It's just a completely useless and meaningless idea to just take SUPER GT's biggest race and replace it with a series that people don't even know is a series. Plus with the influx of GT racing series in Asia organized by foreign associations it feels like an ego contest
     
  25. Tired Tyres

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    Well... I don't think you'll find anybody that actually wants to lose the 1000K outside the people who made the deal.
     
  26. nissman

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  27. Suzumiya

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    Chang this weekend in the middle of a ton of ****. I won't be able to watch because of time zones and that's a shame. Track's amazing for these cars.

    Interestingly enough no buffs or nerfs for the Motherchassis 86, which has been extremely dominant.
     
  28. aarror

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    Oh come on you know you want to stay up and watch it :lol:
    It's perfectly timed, it should be starting just after Bathurst and the F1 race have finished. (Or as perfectly timed as a 1am start can be anyway)
     
  29. Suzumiya

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    I like not having hallucinations because of sleep deprivation, thank you very much XD

    ...doesn’t mean I won’t try though.
     
  30. nissman

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    Super GT test at Hockenheim.

     
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