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

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  1. twitcher

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    Eibach Springs USA was uploading PWC races to their YouTube channel last year, with about a week delay. It was the full race including bits during the commercials (unlike an IMSA broadcast where you miss a lot of racing).

    There's also a way to stream PWC, off their website I'm giessing? I've heard it mentuoned during a broadcast, but never done it myself.
     
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  4. TheElbows

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    Yep...saw that Merc on the list too. And yeah the guide sheet doesn't match the entry sheet for GS. Guess we'll see when the race starts.
     
  5. twitcher

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    If that Merc sedan is actually a real thing, I just found who I'm cheering for!! That is bad-freaking-ass!!!!

    To me that is what this kind of racing is all about. Taking ordinary cars of all walks, stripping them naked, and throwing them on a track together to see what happens. Love it!
     
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    Not all the CTSC teams coordinate with Andy Blackmore for his spotters guide, so the website is probably correct. (Although I don't remember seeing that Merc on there)
     
  7. R1600Turbo

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    The Aston is not on the entry list last I checked. The Merc was.
     
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    Found this:
    http://sportscar365.com/imsa/ctscc/several-teams-reveal-additional-ctsc-season-plans/
     
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  11. twitcher

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    I can't remember, were there Mustangs in ST last year? Or is that Black and Orange Mustang in the GS field?
     
  12. IforceV8

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    No, and the 'Stang is the Compass 360 GS GT350R-C.
     
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    Yeah, combined practice...odd seeing Compass 360 go to mustangs,but nice to see them in GS. One of my favourite things about sportscar racing in the United States (at least over the past five years) is watching drivers/teams go from street tuner in the CTSCC into GS...then hopping into GT's for Tudor/Rolex/Weathertech and then end up in Prototypes.

    Tom Long, Freedom Autosport driver for the Miatas and occasional prototype stuff is a good example. Met the guy in college when he was racing an old clapped out Civic Si in amateur SCCA. Later I saw him start off in the lower street tuner stuff...and he's now frequently getting rides up to and including the Mazda prototypes. It's fun to see progression actually work - though occasionally you see guys go the other direction.
     
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    Admittedly its barely relevant, but does anyone know the story behind this?

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  15. GTPorsche

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    Buyer's remorse?
     
  16. R1600Turbo

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    They got a rental and it was the only one available? :p
     
  17. GTPorsche

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    Can still make out the Bowtie under the crooked Ford badge sticker. :lol:
     
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    Worst part is my lunch break is almost over and I will miss the last 1.5 of the race. :(

    That new Cayman GT4 looking strong.
     
  20. IforceV8

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    The ST battle reminds me of the races I used to enter in the 450PP room.
     
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    Anyone know if the race is put up anywhere so I can watch the last 1.5 hours I missed?
     
  22. twitcher

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    I didn't get a chance to watch either due to work, and being on the west coast. I'd love to find somewhere to watch it before having to wait a couple weeks for IMSA to put it on their website.
     
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    TV broadcast is 2/13 on FS1 at 830am ET so I doubt it will be up on the youtube page before then.
     
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    No cable, so guess I'll have to wait. Facebook already spoiled the winner for me.
     
  25. catamount39

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    You saw that post to eh? Can't say I'm disappointed though. :p Anybody know if there was an Aston in the race?
     
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    Yes.

    It finished 4th
     
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    Sweet! Glad they're still in it. :D

    4th? Not a bad day at the office, shame to miss the podium though. @-@
     
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    I've been trying to avoid this thread so as to not spoil the race for myself, as I missed the livestream.

    Does anyone know when IMSA will upload this race to their website? It feels like it's been forever since Daytona, and there's still nothing up for CTSCC. They have the 24hr race up, but not the little guys :(
     
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    That's weird, it should be up by now. Wonder what they're waiting for? :odd: