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

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  1. FPV MIC

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    The Coyote engines are far too expensive imho, and when you can get an HSV 430kw LSA crate engine for 12-13k that's what I'd be running. I'm kinda biased towards those too, because although mine in only 410kw it hauls ass :D.

    https://www.holmart.com.au/holden-h...MI6aTYubS45QIVzRiPCh3aQwPxEAYYASABEgJ9PvD_BwE
     
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    Don’t worry, I know all about the Chev LS family of engines. I was going to retro-tech my VK at one stage & did all my homework on them.

    Not sure the LSA would be a good choice for racing though. Superchargers aren’t the best for circuit racing & the LS3 with a cam would be a much better option. They’re a known quantity from the previous Utes too.

    I must say, I’m surprised you’ve got something with an LSA. With your username, I would’ve thought you’d be the blue side of the fence.
     
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    Hey I sold my XR8 and been buying Toyotas, Renaults and Mazdas. Stuff happens ;)
    Loving that Turner are running those M4s. Remind me of the Speedvision TC days.
     
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    Any of the LS range would do it :tup:.

    And still have both, but I bought the FPV first :).

     
  5. 05XR8

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    Watching the Australian Gt support race. Can't wait to see the proposed GT4 stand alone race(s). I think that will bring more cars out to events.
     
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    Most definitely. Always felt that was the more natural progression for the series rather than going to production spec. Think the changes for next year might be too little too late for some fans though.
     
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  7. 05XR8

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    It's happening :lol:

     
  8. Pete05

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    Are they offering a company (track) car? ;)
     
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    Cool. Really really hope participants come out with their cars and more jump on this train.
    https://www.speedcafe.com/2019/11/03/australian-gt-confirms-2020-gt4-schedule/

    Australian GT: 2020 GT4 Calendar

    Round Venue Event Date
    1 Phillip Island* GT Sportscar Festival March 20-22
    2 Mount Panorama Bathurst 6 Hour April 10-12
    3 Barbagallo Perth SuperNight May 15-17
    4 Phillip Island* Australian Endurance Championship August 14-16
    5 The Bend Motorsport Park The Bend OTR 500 September 18-20
    6 Mount Panorama Superhceap Auto Bathurst 1000 October 9-11
    *standalone GT4 races
     
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    Watching Sandown Practice, in the Australian GT session, Peter Hackett(races the #63 AMG GT3) mentioned their AMG GT4 is at the track. At the Bathurst 12H, there was one on display. Hope this means the GT4 will be on the grid next season.
     
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    Let's hope it doesn't gather cobwebs & dust like the Mustang GT4 :rolleyes:
     
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    In the Shannons Production race, just then, commentators mentioned one of the entrants currently racing a COmmodore(HSV), might be racing a Camaro next year. At the moment, the Mustang GT is very fast in the field.

    Nice to see a TT performing good in the top 4.
     
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    Hey Production Car Racing fans! I'm curious about the Michelin Pilot Challenge

    For the Grand Sport and TCR classes separately, how many times do they have to pit for fuel and/or tires in the 120 minute races?
     
  14. Northstar

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    Usually 2, but 1 isn't unheard of.

    You can see all the pit stops from every race here, just pick the race from the drop down menu than choose Series>Race>Pit Stop Time Cards.
     
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    I plan on watching a few, but the few I've checked out so far had safety cars which throw default strategy out the window lol

    I'm planning on replicating the series in GT Sport with an online racing series but for the sake of us not being real race car drivers I will shorten it from 120 to 90 minutes. I'm gonna have to check them out to see how the two stop strategy plays out in terms of tires and/or fuel so I know what to set the in-game settings to.
     
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    Finally! Mustang vs Camaro in the European Series
     
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    Cool livery too
     
  18. 05XR8

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    Oh, you know someone will be making that.
     
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    Can't wait to see these on grids worldwide

     
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    There was some pretty big news today as long-time Ford team KohR is switching to Aston Martin. They must really be upping their game in the States as it seems both IMSA and SRO are seeing an increase in them (Automatic has added a second one for Daytona as well). I'm certainly not complaining. :D

    https://sportscar365.com/imsa/impc/kohr-confirms-switch-to-aston-martin-gt4/

    Also, there is the possibility we will see the Supra GT4 stateside later in the year.

    https://sportscar365.com/imsa/impc/avs-could-give-toyota-supra-gt4-imsa-debut/

    And last but not least, this is the livery for the Hailie Deegan/Chase Briscoe Mustang.

    [​IMG]

    GT3 may be on shaky ground in the U.S., but GT4 seems to be thriving! Hopefully they can keep it up past the Florida 36 weekends.
     
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    Anyone know where I can find more photos of this?
     
  23. 01GTP

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    Looking forward to today's race.
    On Trackpass, boo. 1 PM EST
    Weather looks good for the weekend. Maybe a little fog Sunday AM..??

    GS pole sitter Kuno Wittmer. :tup:

    kuno wittmercpyrt.jpg

    And a photo of the 2019 Lime Rock (and Road America) winning car and tomorrow's GTD pole sitters.
    9 911 gtd robichon olsen winners cpyrt.jpg
     
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    Looks like NBC needs to update the current running logos for Driver/Make. They show Nate Stacy in a Ford. Nothing like copy and paste from last year! Not sure how Aston Martin feels about that. :lol:

    Edit: They fixed it.
     
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    Good race, well, good enough. Ended with 15 minute caution.

    Bad day for Ford, Honda and McLaren.

    ="Wynn's wins again. Kelli Stavast's (sp) husband wins too. "]Wynn's wins again. Kelli Stavast's (sp) husband wins too.
     
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  26. 05XR8

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    Check your spoiler. ;)
     
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    Opps. Sorry.
    I didn't type it in, 1st time using the insert feature and actually saw the spoiler but thought, maybe because I entered the info I could see it anyway. Kinda like some passwords nowadays.
     
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    Team Johnson posted in Facebook, they are giving free rides in the XD Falcon at Lakeside(QLD) this Monday. The DJRTP Mustang will also be there for rides.

    They say be there 930am for a 10am start.
     
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