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Discussion in 'GTP Weekly Race Series Time Trials' started by Sjaak, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. roamer2629

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    :lol::lol::lol::lol: We all know the meaning here, it was sold as Montero in south america :tup:
     
  2. geeTeye

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    Does he have a tired arm or sumting?:D
     
  3. roamer2629

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    Yeah just change the last letter on "Wankel" and that's it :lol:
     
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    What a munch of rx7's and rx8's... :lol:
     
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    Hey, it was the only car related analogy I could find :D
     
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    And I applaud you for it:bowdown:
     
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  7. suprajef

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    Same for north america
     
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    I can get into that since the USA consists of a lot of Hispanics aswell.

    Edit. At a tanktop I saw my first montero
     
  9. suprajef

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    Ok, what is a tanktop?
     
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  10. Sjokkomoes

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    Hi, new player here. I have a question regarding the week 80 event. I saw at tuning that no power increase/weight decrease is allowed. What I was wondering though, are we allowed to change the setup?(Suspension, ride height, gear ratio, etc.)
     
  11. mistersafeway

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    No, we aren’t. For future reference, no tuning allowed refers to changing the car’s settings (suspension, gears, et cetera), the no power or weight changes part is meant as separate. :)
     
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    So who's up for an beer room tonight?
     
  15. oldguy58

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    This will go over like a lead balloon but here goes. :rolleyes:

    In my opinion the WRS is to lenient with track limits. What should be a straight forward TT has become a contest of track usage. Those who can cut the closest to the limits then require countless HD close-up photos from many angles to determine legality.

    The white line normally defines the track edge no matter what is on the other side. One set of tires must always be on the black stuff. As a track official for many years, this was how track limits worked.

    Again, just my opinion. Not trying to start something or offend those of you who work so hard to make this all happen. :bowdown:

    :cheers:
     
  16. roamer2629

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    Believe me, we don't like it more than you do. That said, there's always going to be racers that push to the limits and they have every right to do so, and that's not going to change by making the white line track limit.
     
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    The "White Line" thing is actually a very F1/European view of track limits, and even in those cases, there are exceptions.

    I race in real life, I race on here, and I watch many global series, including -
    • F1
    • WEC
    • Blacpain (EU and US)
    • IndyCar
    • IMSA
    • Australian Supercars
    • BTCC

    One fact that's consistently true both for us and in real life racing - Wherever you set the boundary, drivers will push it to the absolute edge. After all, isn't that what racing is about?

    Because the game does not have especially stringent boundary rules, if we set tougher boundaries, it becomes more difficult to get a clean lap, and in turn frustrates participants and lowers participation.

    That's not what we are here for. We set boundaries that we think are practical and realistic for each specific event, and enforce them fairly.

    I do agree that it's frustrating to see drivers push the boundaries we do set to the absolute limit, but boundary rules by their nature are black and white. And racers, by their nature, will push it to the limit.
     
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    A best practice i use is if i'm not sure the lap is clean or i know someone will have a hard time confirming it's clean i don't submit that lap.
     
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    Right, and that's what we suggest.

    But we don't hand out red flags for "That one was really close".

    If a particular driver makes a consistent habit of submitting extremely close laps, we will address. But there's not actually a rule against it.
     
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    For a long time I have waited for the next great, fun, realistic, Endurance series. Well it never showed up, so we did it ourselves. It is the result of a collaboration of drivers of all ability levels to challenge the Alien and please the Gentleman driver. We have picked two very popular car classes, the 2016 GT500s (Group 2)and the GT3 ( Group 3). We have scheduled it to draw from all over the world, Sunday afternoons at 1330 Central US. Read the introduction below and post here if you are interested

    https://www.gtplanet.net/forum/threads/the-endurance-world-tour.388889/
     
  21. Philtaylor17

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    Well I'm back from my first league racing experience - i got into tier 1 for ILR S5 and ended up racing a really fast guy ( FIA top split driver ) Jamie995.

    I had the one lap pace ( 6 poles out of the 7 races i entered ) but he kept beating me in the races through better race pace, tyre wear and or lack of silly errors.

    But as the season went on i closed the gap in race speed to the point where we were finishing within 2 seconds of eachother ( sometimes 30 seconds clear of p3) and finally claimed my first win in the last round. But man i had to push flat out mistake free for 25 laps of suzuka - there was genuine sweaty palms at the end :lol:

    Definitely learned a lot about racing under pressure ( one shot races unlike the weekly's ) and car setup ( which will hopefully help in the new time trial sport mode ) and overall feel a better driver, and proved some things to myself.

    I will not miss the grind of having to do a new setup each week though :scared: looking forward to getting back into some WRS events - missed taking part these last months :indiff:

    Hope to see you guys again soon ( after a weeks break anyway lol )
     
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