2019/20 FIA Exhibition Series Race Discussion

Discussion in 'Gran Turismo Sport' started by nissman, Sep 13, 2019.

  1. Landy1264

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    "Tokyo Wet" will be Manu R6 and Nations R7
     
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  2. darth_tails

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    So I'm finally logging in again but following the notice yesterday of changes to the times for the FIA races for the exhibition season
    I will finally be able to participate again for every race.

    Whilst I would have been able to do some races the Saturday times were just not working out for me to be able to participate so I retired
    completely from sport and FIA events.

    I've now decided however that I might be able to commit to the races from now on providing the new times stay so expect to see me in
    this thread a bit more frequently.

    I have to decided which team I am going to race for still though so is there any BOP issues I should be aware of as was thinking, Ford,
    Nissan or Toyota as can drive those cars best!
     
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  3. The359

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    The calendar says both Tokyo races will be held in Clear conditions.
     
  4. Landy1264

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    It says: "Tires: Race Intermediates"

    Surface is wet after the rain. Sun is shining. Maybe we see a rainbow!
     
    Last edited: Sep 16, 2019
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  5. Rods

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    Are you sure they don't count for the S Rank? Most people tell me they won't count, but reading PD's website got me confused.
     
  6. bloodyboyblue

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    I’m fairly certain they still count towards earning the S rank, last year’s did anyway. It just doesn’t mean anything besides cosmetics.
     
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  7. GhostCaliber

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    I would assume earning S rank means something, however small it might be.

    That you're actually not as terrible as you thought you were?
     
  8. theschledy

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    Seeing more GR.3 than GR.4 for manufacturers. If round 6 is SPA GR.4 instead of 3 my head will explode haha.

    That being said, going with Audi and only doing GR.3 races probably. Need to get back to having fun in this game, ended last season by having a panic attack. Not fun.
     
  9. Rods

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    Kinda sucks to lose an S Ranking (no matter how cosmetic it may be) after a 10rd Exhibition Series, but ok then.

    Rd 6 is Tokyo Outer East, probably rain. Funny they didn't list the group, but listed the track and tires.
     
  10. Loverson

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    Was hoping for Tokyo South Wet but well interesting with thw lenght

    Might return to Alfa Romeo, 1st manu i joined and it seems it could work?
     
  11. LogSwapper

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    I’m wrestling between McLaren and Honda.
    Gr3 lambo and Ferrari feel like an easymode compared to the Nsx. That thing is so slippery..
     
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  12. Sander 001

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    Great news! Hopefully the qualifying bit isn’t extended!
    And loving the emphasis on GT3, I never race Gr4.

    I’m picking Honda, say a prayer
    What country are you from? I’ve never seen time formats like that :)
     
  13. R1600Turbo

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    Interesting start with Gr3 in the rain. 2 days to whip up a livery and practice. Should be fun. :crazy:
     
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  14. theschledy

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    Do you have a source for this?
     
  15. Hasnain282

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    I think it said the group X race was Super Formula in game

     
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  16. Rods

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  17. theschledy

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  18. Sander 001

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    I guess they’re blank because they’re trying to get Spa. I speculated before that maybe PD was only willing to pay the licensing fee for a one-off event :sick:
     
  19. KepleroGT

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    So, now the times for UTC +1 are 19:00, 21:40 and 24:20 (yes, 24:20, not 00:20. I saw a guy who now has the third slot at 28:00).

    The first two are ok, but what were they thinking with the third one? I just don't understand why did they have to do this. I would've been good with a 5-10 minute increased. But let's be honest, it's also our fault. People (including me) don't really know when to shut up.
    Oh, races are too short! We want long races!
    Oh, races are too long! Reduce the lenght a bit!
     
  20. Timlour

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    It's gonna be either Pug or Honda for me.
     
  21. theschledy

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    I think they're spread out to deter multiple entries without limiting them. And this may only speak to NA but it might be more accommodating to drivers on the west coast.

    I personally don't mind the 12:40 mnfr race, that'll come in handy on Saturdays.
     
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  22. praiano63

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    I already have my 3 choices for my 3 accounts.
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  23. 05XR8

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    My favourite layout at that location. Is it the cloudy/foggy condition?
     
  24. Landy1264

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    Cloudy, Time: 9.30
     
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  25. bduddy

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    This setting is set to weird values for a lot of the races: [​IMG]
    It's probably just a mistake, but... you never know?
     
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  26. Hasnain282

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    Going with Ferrari for this season

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    Now to learn how to drive in the wet...
     
  27. breeminator

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    I thought it was against the Ts&Cs to use multiple accounts for FIA races?
     
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  28. 05XR8

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    Staying with Lexus. Going to fly the flag for tech1 Racing.
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  29. praiano63

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    It can be but i don't think it's a problem till you are not selected for a world FIA event .
    I create an EU account first because it was easier for me to race during my free time , i work mostly at night.
    After this i open another one just because i was tired to drive my 2 others cars after a bop change that put both of them out of path. I'm an authentic BRA CAN FRENCH.
     
  30. Master Weasel

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    I've decided to give Lamborghini a try this season.

    And one thing I like about these longer races is that in most of them, the fuel consumption and tire wear doesn't go over 10x, so I can practice them in Custom Race mode.