Touring Cars Production Car Racing (GT4, CTSCC, PWC GTS/TC, MX-5 Cup, etc)

Discussion in 'Motorsport' started by R1600Turbo, Aug 8, 2015.

  1. DesertPenguin

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    The Blancpain GT World Challenge America *takes breath* TC America race is about to start. The GTWorld YouTube channel is live streaming it.

     
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  2. 01GTP

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    The longer GT class race is much appreciated by this race fan. Today's race was great from 3rd on back (minus the red flag (which did stop the clock)) and tomorrow's race 2 should be just as good. I could do without the 10 minute pit window and minimum pit time but there's a whole season to figure that out.
     
  3. -Fred-

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    The GT4 race was pretty dull up until the safety car. The last 10 minutes were worth suffering through Greg Creamer's commentary.
     
  4. 05XR8

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    Thanks. Now all I can hear in my head is him yelling, "Michael Galati!".
     
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  6. TheHun99

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    Last weekend was the opening round for the GT4 Sprint (SRO) at St. Pete's. 1 Camaro was 3rd in the first race (behind the Panoz and Porsche) and reach 2nd and 3rd in the second race after a Mustang. They did pretty well and was good seeing multiple manufacturers on the podium.
     
  7. Northstar

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    IMSA has uploaded Friday's IMPC race.

     
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  8. 01GTP

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    Good race Friday. The #10 TCR Audi had quite the incident there,huh? Smart driver.
     
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  11. -Fred-

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    I watched the MX5 races at COTA... Probably the worst abuse of track limits I've ever seen.
     
  12. Pete05

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    I can only imagine :rolleyes:

    Then again, this is what you get when a racetrack basically becomes white lines & kerbing within a large tarmac carpark.
     
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  13. R1600Turbo

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    This is why these new fangled tracks with miles of asphalt are terrible for racing.
     
  14. Northstar

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    The U.S. national MX-5 series is sanctioned by IndyCar, so they probably used the same "if it's paved, it's ok" philosophy they used for the main series.
     
  15. -Fred-

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    Pretty much. The ultra close finish in Race 1 felt a bit... artificial due to that; It's easier to have close racing if you don't follow the track layout. :lol:
     
  16. 05XR8

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    Should use barriers at each corner, like with slot cars. That'll keep them inline.
     
  17. 01GTP

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    Does it really matter as long as everybody plays by the same rules, especially the sanctioning body? I like the WRS rules but this is not the WRS. I actually dropped out of the WRS due to what I thought was abuse of the rules by a participant. A lot easier for me to quit then an actual race team to do so.
     
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  19. R1600Turbo

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    Supra GT4 spotted.

     
  20. 05XR8

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    Best news ever!
     
  21. Ares85

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    Welcome gents i have a small question, where can i find some info about car specyfication for the PWC TC class ???.
     
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    GT4 is pretty much dead in this country. However, I wonder if the GT4 Supra will peek interest.
     
  24. Spacegoat

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    Totally didn't realize until yesterday afternoon that the Blancpain GT season starts this weekend. Busy couple of days of racing ahead with Supercars and Super GT on as well. Can't wait. :)
     
  25. 05XR8

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    Yep, MotoGP, F1, TCM. SO much going on this weekend and the following weekend: Bathurst 6H ;)
     
  26. Jezza819

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    IMSA from Long Beach also on Saturday.
     
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    I may or may not get to photograph for Jamie Vandenbalck through the Zandvoort and Nurburgring weekends... Got a personal invitation from him, really hope I can make it happen!
     
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  30. 05XR8

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    The article has some deep words from him, but why tease?

    https://www.supercars.com/news/championship/bowe-regrets-not-making-holden-supercar-switch/