Round 14: Japan 12 Hour

Discussion in 'GTP Sportscar Series Archive' started by AJ, Apr 11, 2015.

  1. DaGiBUS

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    Well, a few days out and I'm doing a race I've done next to no testing for, have no interest in doing and have only known since about an hour ago.
     
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  2. Whitetail

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  3. NingDynasty

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    Keeping the BRZ streak alive, fastest in all 5 competitive sessions so far! I gave it everything in the RX7, my 1:52.0 in qually was my personal best.

    Noticed you aren't on the entry list, was looking forward to a battle with you again this weekend!
     
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  4. JonoStan96

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    Yeah I took a step back from driving to give some new guys some experience, but we definitely will be battling with each other at Brands Hatch and Spa!
     
  5. StigsTC

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    Jeez, 0.077 covers the top 4 in GT500.

    Daytona - 0.066 (Top 3)
    Silverstone - 0.083 (Top 3)
    Motegi - 0.077 (Top 4)

    This class is insane.
     
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  6. Pubs16

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    GT500 is real tight!
    Congrats to RaceOnOz Racing for backing up their Tsukuba form in GT300, @mustafur insane pace above the rest of the field. But how's from 2nd to 6th is separated by just 0.030!
     
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  7. JonoStan96

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    Currently have a room open.

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  8. Beau Albert

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    Can't wait to get this underway! Myself @Famine @Seth123 and @Chocochocochip5 are going into the race with our backs against the wall, very limited testing in the 2 days we have been a team so far with other commitments.
    Our team is called Endurance Experience, and i'm sure this race is going to be one heck of an experience with our poor lead up to the green flag!! :p
    Can't wait to get on the grid for this incredibly close field and start making hay while the sun shines! ( But making hay when the lights go on wouldn't be too bad either :p )
    Good luck to all competitors, let's try to put on a fantastic show for the viewers :) I'll be calling the shots early in the race too, commentary and racing, what a epic gig i get to do!
     
  9. Whitetail

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    Best of luck to all of the teams, drivers, race personnel, and broadcasters tomorrow. I'm hugely grateful for the opportunity to race with you all tomorrow, and I'll surely be careful around the wildcard Mazda entry! :scared: My pace won't be the best in the wet or dry but that's not necessarily a bad thing with endurance racing. I just hope I keep all four on the road and run clean stints. :) See you all there!

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  10. StigsTC

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    Your qualifying pace was really good though! You can't be the underdog forever running that kind of speed :p. I look forward to doing battle on track with you, and good luck out there everyone.
     
  11. Whitetail

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    Your lag spiking will do all of your battling. :lol: Hopefully it won't be too bad tomorrow, I'd like to have a proper scrap. :cheers:
     
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  12. StigsTC

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    Its actually a really good defensive weapon... but I'm expecting no problems, there should be nothing taking up bandwidth (in my house or the whole street!) by the time I get in the car.
    The Le Mans lag still irriates me, but I'd have liked to see it so I could have a laugh at how ridiculous it was to have been black flagged.
     
  13. Whitetail

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    I think you might've actually shunted someone at Le Mans because of it. In QP3 my teammate said you were lagging all over the road.
     
  14. StigsTC

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    I never actually hit anyone, PASM had to take to the gravel to avoid me though.
    Don't call me on lag just yet jeez man, gimmie a chance to actually drive some of the race first.
     
  15. Whitetail

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    Not trying to call you out mate, and I'm all for giving you a chance to race. :tup: :lol:

    Just concerned as a fellow competitor, I'd like to race with you but it's hard when your internet wants to knock me into yesterday. :lol: Best of luck tomorrow. Apologies if you feel 'attacked', that's most definitely not my intention.
     
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  16. StigsTC

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    It's apparently difficult to convey the jovial intent of my last post in text form. I was going for a "teeechnically it wasn't..." in the first line and ham-ed up exasperation in the second line.
    The most annoying part as my internet really isn't that bad. For whatever reason I don't have any problems getting 11 car's worth of info and racing against them, but everyone has problems getting 1 of the 16 copies of my car's info.
    I've been racing all week in smaller lobbies than GTPES and its been a good week for lag, so can only hope its all good come race day. If lag is not crazy and just its normal twitchy self like Silverstone 4 hours I'll be quite happy. I really don't know what changed to go from just making me look twitchy to being straight up lethal, but all I can do is roll with it.
     
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  17. Whitetail

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    As long as we're doing this after the race:

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    ...and not this:

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    :cheers: Here's to a good race tomorrow. I trust that we all know how to multi-class well and will be good sports. :)
     
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  18. AJ

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    EVENT INFOMATION

    - Entry List updated
    - Provisional Grid published
     
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  19. sk8er913

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    @StigsTC @Whitetail

    Put a fan next too your modem they get hot under constant usage such as a race. When they get hot they underclock like how a computer or phone does and severely slows your connection speed.

    Note: putting something metal ontop of the modem with a fan will help dissipate heat more quickly. It looks really redneck. But trust me it will help keep you connected and will prevent lag. :)

    I'm on the entry list too. Last week we were racing together, but we were in different classes. This weekend we get to see how fast we really are. :) Assuming we drive at the same time. :lol:


    I'm glad I'm not in it, I would get destroyed because of my tuneophobia. :lol:
     
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  20. JonoStan96

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    You know that feeling when just about everything that can go wrong does?

    It's going to be a looooong night for this TM....
     
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  21. Pubs16

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    I've recently experienced this ;) ^^^^

    Well it's finally just about here! Must say I do not feel prepared at all, to be honest. Much busy with work and what not, but still cannot wait to get this underway! ORA repping 2 drivers again with @Brutaka and myself, it'll be a tough challenge ahead but will still be greatly enjoying it and to tune in and listen to our great commentary team we have.

    Praying for a moonlit night ahead *touch wood*.
     
  22. sk8er913

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    6 hours each, wow thats going to be a long race. Hope I can wake you guys up about 2/3rd through, lol.
     
  23. Pubs16

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    Yep, although Le Mans trained me up for long stints haha. It won't be so bad for @Brutaka I hope as its day time for the Americans. Bit rough for us Aussies being an hour or so ahead of track time ;).
     
  24. NingDynasty

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    Here are some GT300 storylines that we'll get to see unfold shortly.

    • The Rooz BRZ with Pole Position, continuing the pace they showed in last weeks debut event and keeping the BRZ streak alive as the fastest car in every competitive session so far this year.
    • The two newest Gold drivers Mustafur and NingDynasty had the fastest laps in qualifying, but how will they stack up against the established Gold drivers in BeauAlbert6 and chocochocochip5.
    • Will the 2 other Rooz Rookies show the same form as Musatfur and N64thestig?
    • For the first time both Mazdas and both Lexus will be on track, who wins the battle in each car?
    • Can Lightning Speed Motorsport extend their streak of 1st and 2nd place finishes to 6?
    • How will the ORA Lexus boys handle the 12 hour race with only 2 drivers?
    • Did the All-Star lineup in the Endurance Experience Mazda have enough time to gel and figure out their strategy?
    • 3rd car is a charm for Dragon Razor Racing? With commitments in GT4 and TCN-1 already how will they do in their GT300 debut?
    • Will zplay24 be able to get another good start for Swift Autosport?
    • Lightning Speed Motorsport in full on baby watch as NingDynasty's wife could pop at any moment!
    Please add any others you can think of!

    Good Luck Everyone!
     
  25. JonoStan96

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    Hey remember when I said we'll resume battle at Brands Hatch? That has changed, you'll be seeing the rear of my orange BRZ tonight!
     
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  26. Beau Albert

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    Sir, you have no clue how much easier you have just made my commentary job before the race :lol:
     
  27. Whitetail

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    We need GT500 storylines too you know lol. I'm tired as hell but the clock doesn't wait, best of luck today.
     
  28. NingDynasty

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    That was the intention sir.

    Sorry only one I know of is GTMX getting robbed at Daytona, I'll be cheering for them.
     
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  29. sk8er913

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    3rd car is the charm. :D LOL! We are expecting to be near the front at the end of it after a slow start.
     
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  30. rono_thomas

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    • Reapers first pole will they convert?
    • How will the Qualifying pace of the GT500's stack up over 12hours?
     
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