Finished [FGTA - WGTC] [S2] Thanks for a great season! Merry Christmas everyone!

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  1. rono_thomas

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    Its the feeling you get waiting for christmas morning :)
     
  2. gtpcaine

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    Yeah sorry, been very busy with testing for Brands Hatch 12hr, CORE CSS and CORE WEC.

    PRO lobby is pretty much done, just waiting on last few AM cases to be solved and then they will be published.
     
  3. rclark83

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    Little bit of rain according to the weather app for the race
    Doubt it will be a wet race though :(
     
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  4. RS__96__oO

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    Gotta make a rain dance :sly:
     
  5. gtpcaine

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    Weather will be announced tomorrow. :) Again, sorry for delay in results of last round, but they are coming!

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    Next time, don't drive into each other so much! :lol: j/k
     
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  6. gtpcaine

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    Its dry fella's!
     
  7. HAMILTONR

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    Well thats my hopes of winning out of the window... lol I can barely keep up with Rono and he is running the PP penalty! :/

    EDIT : Meaning I want RAIN! :(
     
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  8. gtpcaine

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    Results from Indy and drivers brief for Silverstone will be posted tomorrow when I get home from work.

    Don't forget to fill out the attendance form HERE <<<
     
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    Drivers brief ? :(
     
  10. gtpcaine

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    Round 3 -- Indianapolis -- Results and Race Report
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    Qualifying

    Once again, qualifying saw some close gaps between drivers up and down the grid, with a decent mix of cars. Congratulations to @Mini Stiggy and @Revoy for taking pole in their respective classes, and the bonus point to go with it.

    The full list of qualifying results can be found HERE.
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    Incident List - PRO

    Driver: GTP_PASM
    Incident: Pit Entry Line
    Lap: 30
    Result: Warning for improper Pit Entry.

    Driver: rcb929
    Incident: Pit Entry Line
    Lap: 14
    Result: Warning for improper Pit Entry.

    * Both incidents listed above were very marginal, but have to give you both your first warnings I'm afraid. *

    Driver: MerlinRichards
    Incident: Pit Entry Line
    Lap: 30
    Result: Warning for improper Pit Entry.

    Driver: BenJV85
    Incident: Pit Exit Line
    Lap: 52
    Result: Warning for improper Pit Exit.

    Driver: MerlinRichards
    Incident: Medium tyre useage
    Result: Stop and hold for 8 (2s per minute under) +23 seconds added to race time.

    Driver: Nik_Makozi
    Incident: Medium tyre useage
    Result: Warning for medium tyre useage.

    * Nik_Makozi -- we calculated your medium tyre time to 49'50 - 10 seconds short of the 50 minute requirement. As we done before when a time has been within 15 seconds, we have given you the benefit of the doubt. But in future, a penalty will be applied. *

    Driver: RS__96__oO
    Incident: Contact with BenJV85
    Lap: 8
    Turn: 1
    Result: Avoidable Contact. Stop and hold for 10 (+25 seconds on race time).

    Driver: BenJV85
    Incident: Contact with RS__96__oO
    Lap: 8
    Turn: 5
    Result: Avoidable Contact. Stop and hold for 10 (+25 seconds on race time).

    Driver: BenJV85
    Incident: Ignoring Blue Flags
    Lap: 38-39
    Result: Warning for ignoring blue flag situation.

    Driver: BenJV85
    Incident: Ignoring Blue Flags
    Lap: 40-41
    Result: Second warning for ignoring blue flag situation. Drive through penalty (+15 seconds on race time).

    Driver: BenJV85
    Incident: Ignoring Blue Flags - More than one defensive move
    Lap: 53-54
    Result: Third warning for ignoring blue flag situation. Single reprimand awarded. Drive through penalty (+15 seconds on race time).

    * BenJV85 -- This is single class racing, you are obliged to give way to the leaders when being lapped. Weaving across the track to prevent the car behind getting a slipstream isn't allowed. You may make one defensive move only. *

    Driver: BenJV85
    Incident: Parking on track
    Result: Warning for parking on track.

    * BenJV85 -- if you wish to retire from the race please do so by returning to the pits. After a few minutes of sitting in the pits, you are permitted to quit the race and watch from the lobby. If you have completed over 60% of the race, you will be classified as a finisher and still score points. *



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    Incident List - AM

    Driver: GTP_Revoy
    Incident: Pit Entry Line
    Lap: 14
    Result: Warning for improper Pit Entry.

    Driver: Roberte
    Incident: Pit Entry Line
    Lap: 35
    Result: Warning for improper Pit Entry.

    Driver: GTOS_Polarbear_
    Incident: Pit Entry Line
    Lap: 2
    Result: Warning for improper Pit Entry.

    Driver: GTP_Bresson_DK
    Incident: Pit Entry Line
    Lap: 69
    Result: Warning for improper Pit Entry.

    Driver: Nail-27
    Incident: Pit Entry Line
    Lap: 35
    Result: Warning for improper Pit Entry.

    Driver: Makozi_Akademik
    Incident: Pit Entry Line
    Lap: 58
    Result: Warning for improper Pit Entry.

    Driver: Makozi_Akademik
    Incident: Pit Entry Line
    Lap: 69
    Result: Second warning for improper Pit Entry. Drive through penalty (+15 seconds on race time).

    Driver: VicarsRACING1
    Incident: Ignoring Blue Flags - More than one defensive move
    Lap: 13
    Result: Warning for ignoring blue flag situation.

    * VicarsRACING1 -- This is single class racing, you are obliged to give way to the leaders when being lapped. Weaving across the track to prevent the car behind getting a slipstream isn't allowed. You may make one defensive move only.

    Driver: GTP_Revoy
    Incident: Contact with Makozi_Akademik
    Lap: 22
    Result: Avoidable Contact. Stop and hold for 10 (+25 seconds on race time).

    Driver: GTOS_Polarbear_
    Incident: Contact with GTP_Revoy
    Lap: 25
    Result: Avoidable Contact. Stop and hold for 10 (+25 seconds on race time).

    Driver: GTP_HAMILTONR
    Incident: Contact with GTP_Revoy
    Lap: 61
    Result: Avoidable Contact. Stop and hold for 10 (+25 seconds on race time).

    Drivers: Matheus-007 & GTOS_Polarbear_
    Incident: Contact x2
    Result: No further action.

    * I have included this incident in the report even though there is no penalty because I feel it needs some explanation for our decision. There were two cases of contact at the start. The first, Polar, Matheus and Hamilton are 3 wide into turn 1, Polar turns in, making contact with Matheus, who couldn't turn due to Hamilton on the inside. Polar and Matheus' cars obtain damage, the damage to Matheus' car causes it to veer to the left, into the path of Polar resulting in the second case of contact. The contact from Polar initially caused the second contact from Matheus. We see this as just a case of unfortunate events, we can see no signs of malicious play or intent. *
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    Race results

    HERE are the race results with times adjusted for the above penalties. Some positions have changed due to penalties being applied.

    Congratulations to @PASM, @rcb929 and @rclark83 for podium finishes in PRO class.

    In AM we have @rono_thomas @HAMILTONR and @Phouchg taking the podium slots. Congratulations to you three. This means we now have the following PP penalties for Round 4 at Silverstone:

    PRO

    @rclark83 -- -7pp (580pp)
    @PASM -- -5pp (595pp)
    @rcb929 -- -3pp (611pp)
    @Glenalz81 -- -2pp (603pp)
    @Mini Stiggy -- -1pp (613pp)


    AM

    @Phouchg -- -9pp (596pp)
    @rono_thomas -- -8pp (579pp)
    @HAMILTONR -- -6pp (599pp)
    @MatheusBond -- -1pp (613pp)


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    Championship Standings
    The full rundown on standings can be found HERE. In the bottom left corner you will see different tabs to view the respective tables.


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    Closing Thoughts
    Once again, I want to thank everyone who attended and to the stewards. Links to the qualifying and race results, as well as championship standings can be found in the OP. I look forward to seeing you all at Silverstone. The driver's brief for Round 4 will follow later.
     
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    Round #4 -- Great Britain

    Silverstone Grand Prix
    20/9/14



    Classifiable Time:
    72 minutes
    Medium Tyre Time: 50 minutes

    Weather: 30%
    Weather Change: Fixed
    Time Change: 6

    Start Type: Rolling Start -- Double File




    Formation Point: The FP is the white line before pit entry.

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    Acceleration Zone: The AZ starts at the chequered line on the start finish straight.

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    The AZ ends at the start / finish line.

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    Pole Sitter:
    It is the job of the pole sitter to control the field at a sensible pace. You must also take the inside lane for the first corner once in formation. In this case, the right hand side of the track.

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    Pit Entry -
    Your car must be fully to the right of the solid white line marked by the cone.

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    Pit Exit - You must stay fully to the right of the solid white merger line as shown below.

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    Please make sure you have read through both sets of rules:

    FGTA Core Rules and Regulations
    WGTC Season 2 Series Specifics

    Not being aware of a rule is not a valid excuse!
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    AM Timetable

    Room Opens:
    16:30 GMT (5:30pm BST)
    Free Practice Ends: 17:30 GMT (6:30pm BST)
    Spec Checks: 17:30 GMT (6:30pm BST)
    Qualifying: 17:35 - 17:50 GMT (6:35pm - 6:50pm BST)
    Grid Formation: 17:55 GMT (6:55pm BST)
    Race: 18:00 - 20:00 GMT (7:00pm - 9:00pm BST)

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    PRO Timetable

    Room Opens:
    17:30 GMT (6:30pm BST)
    Free Practice Ends: 18:30 GMT (7:30pm BST)
    Spec Checks: 18:30 GMT (7:30pm BST)
    Qualifying: 18:35 - 18:50 GMT (7:35pm - 7:50pm BST)
    Grid Formation: 18:55 GMT (7:55pm BST)
    Race: 19:00 - 21:00 GMT (8:00pm - 10:00pm BST)

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    Lobby Hosts

    Back to regular hosts this week.

    PRO: GTP_Caine
    AM: Roberte

    Please make sure you have the appropriate hosts on your friends lists.
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    Please click HERE to confirm your status for the race.

    Have a good one guys!​
     
  12. Phouchg

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    Probably shouldn't be saying this but do I really lose penalty when finishing on the podium again? :p

    btw, I've forgotten.. how many scores are we allowed to drop in a season?
     
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  13. gtpcaine

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    You shouldn't have said, I had forgotten rb filled in for you at Suzuka! :lol:
     
  14. GTP_Nail

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    Probably shouldn't be saying this but do I really lose penalty when finishing on the podium again? :p

    btw, I've forgotten.. how many scores are we allowed to drop in a season?




    Not enough :crazy:
     
  15. gtpcaine

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    Now adjusted your penalty to the correct amount! And you get 1 drop score.
     
  16. Bambi

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    Will race for food. If any AM driver needs a reserve for the weekend I should be available. If something were to come up I will inform you ASAP. All I ask for is a setup to run with, I taught myself how to make a pit strategy yesterday. :)
     
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  17. Phouchg

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    In other words, no more missed races for me. :p and 9pp penalty hah this is getting ridiculous (and I even thought I could have won this race.. penalty would have been crazy if I'd done that).
     
  18. gtpcaine

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    I usually set wear to very fast, drive until the tyres / fuel give up, pit and take note of fuel used, then times the laps completed by 3.5. For example, 10 laps on very fast = ~35 laps on normal wear, so you can complete a stint in 1/3 of the time!

    Haha yeah, its to help promote those drivers who usually finish around 5th / 6th upto potential podium finishes. Usually works quite well :p
     
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    I prefer to drive full stints so I can actually get some practice in while I'm doing it. I like your method though if you're short on time.
     
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    I'd say on average, for the last 3 months ive only been able to get about 15-20 practice laps in per race. Just been snowed under with work, the more I do, the more keeps coming!
     
  21. Bambi

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    School and whatnot has been starting to do the same with me as well, I try my best to set some time aside for GT6. The only real intense practice I got for the WEC Nurburgring race yesterday was a Friday session and morning warm-up in your room. I will admit I did put off some assignments to still have time for that and to go out with friends so I'm sitting here right now grinding the schoolwork. :lol:
     
  22. MatheusBond

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    Yes, back to (near) full power!! :mischievous:

    Also studying my ass off this week, so no practice till race day! :yuck:
     
  23. rono_thomas

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    Must finish above Hamillton, Matheus and Niko ... battle of the pits begins :tup:
     
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  25. TheLuigi755

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    I'm dreadfully sorry for being inactive in the series for now, I suddenly lost all contact with this thread, even though I was getting alerts for it. Seriously, GTP?
     
  26. Mini Stiggy

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    Just check your watched threads.
     
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  27. Ninners

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    How can you lose all contact with the thread?

    The thread is fine, the website is fine, it's just you not bothering to actually check the "All Watched Threads" list.

    If you use that you never miss a thing.

    EDIT: stiggy y u do dis
     
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    AM laptimes for silverstone?

    Done 53s without penalty but depressingly way off the top PRO pace so need to know AM :p
     
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    I should be able to do that with some good practice. Of course, I don't have the time, so I'll just really hope you spin.
     
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