Open SNAIL-Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge (Season 2): Event #10 at Laguna Seca on Friday, April 23rd, 2021

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  1. aedenmaddok

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    I'd love to sign up as a reserve driver. However, my availability on Friday nights is nearly always pretty poor. I can pretty much guarantee I will not be available for the October 23rd event for a family event. The more heads-up that I can get the better, because I'll have to get approval from the boss (aka: The Wife) and that may take some time and effort.

    I'm a decent driver on most tracks and with most cars. I'm not great at tuning so it is likely that I'll need team support on figuring out a decent tune.
     
  2. llNovall

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    Snail Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge
    Season Event #4

    at Nurburgring GP
    Friday, October 23rd, 2020
    at 9:00pm est
    Confirmation Reminder Post

    To all Drivers tagged in this post:
    Please confirm your status by posting here in the thread or via PSN message that you "will" or "will not" be racing by 5pm Thursday (day before race night) to secure your grid spot and/or to adhere to the confirmation/absentee policy.

    Below are links for easy reference for policies, procedures, and series information for anyone who needs them.

    1st/Main Porsche Cup Challenge Post-All.necessary info is here

    Ballast Tracking Sheets and Drivers Roster

    See Tab 1.3 for Race Night Schedule and Qualifying procedure

    Confirmation and Absentee Policy

    Reserve Driver Process and Information


    A reminder to the Reserve Drivers:
    -open/available grid spot priority on race night is given to the Reserve drivers who confirm their attendance first. Whether you confirmed early, or after the Confirmation Reminder Post is posted, your confirmation of availability date and time will be referenced for priority on race night. Confirm early to give you the best chances to race if abcense(s) occur.


    Anyone with a :tup: has been confirmed and noted to be present for Friday, October 23rd. Everyone else, please confirm, here in the thread or via PSN message, that you "will" or "will not" make it no later than 5pm est Thursday (day before race night)
    *Please reply either way*

    Looking forward to our next race at:

    Nurburgring GP Event #4 Race Details Link
    <<(Link has all Race Night Information to set up for practice lobbies.) See you all on track.:cheers:

    :tup:= will be present
    (X)= notified of absence
    (?)= Questionable



    Primary Drivers List (16)
    :tup: @Rob Brown /no1needs2perish (Platinum)
    :tup: @llNovall /II-NOVA-II (Platinum)
    :tup: @nmcp1 /nmcp1 (Platinum)
    :tup: @TEX36 /TEX36 (Gold)
    :tup: @Phlano099 /Phlano_099 (Gold)
    :tup: @Roman_GT23 /Roman_GT23 (Platinum)
    :tup: @Noob01_lmdead / rauljimenez76 (Gold)
    (X) @Moby45 /Moby45 (Platinum)
    (X) @Bologna_Duc /Bologna_Duc (Gold)
    (X) @RadStewart / heated_seats (Gold)
    :tup: @GTR4MROD / GTR4MROD (Gold)
    :tup: @Yugofan / Yugofan (Gold)
    :tup: @GTP_Guido / GTP_Guido (Gold)
    :tup: @MrDonovan / MrDonovan (Gold)
    :tup: @MikeGrove /PX7-Grove (Platinum)
    :tup: @Harry Rowley/Harry Rowley (Gold)

    Reserve Drivers
    (no specific priority order until confirmed available)
    :tup: @DesertPenguin (Gold)
    (X) @SAMHAIN85 / SAMHAIN85 (Platinum)
    @GCimprezaFTW /GCimprezaFTW (Gold)
    (?) @Kermit_2142 / Kermit_2142 (Platinum)
    (?) @BB25 /SicKemBOI24 (Gold)
    (X) @aedonmaddok / aedonmaddok (Gold)

    ***3 Absences have been reported resulting in the need for 3 Reserves for this event. First 3 top confirm available guarantee their spot.***
    (Let's keep our run of near full to full grids going. ;))

    **All Drivers, please verify your Car weight HERE


    See many of you on track for some practice sessions, and the rest of you on the 23rd.

    Btw, I plan to have a few night owl practices this after work next week around midnight est.
     
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  3. Phlano099

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    (?)= Questionable - Doesn't this apply to quite a few drivers...:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
     
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  4. GTP_Guido

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    Confirming for event #4 :cheers:
     
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  5. Noob01_lmdead

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    Confirming
     
  6. Kermit_2142

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    “?” I’m keen if there’s still a space nearer but it’ll be a lastminute.com decision :tup:
     
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  7. Phlano099

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    Practice tonight?
     
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  8. Harry Rowley

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    I’m up Plano. Trying to find a group but lobby isn’t giving me options. I’ve just set up a room.

    0475-4314-2894-9394-9508
     
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  9. llNovall

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    Sorry I missed ta fellas....was at a wedding in PA tonight. Might have a room up Saturday night if anyone is around.
     
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  10. Harry Rowley

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    What time Nova? Some close racing last night. Unless your name is Harry?! ‍♂️
     
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  11. MrDonovan

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    Practice room up for a while
    0475-4314-4616-2818-3620
    *closed*
     
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  12. llNovall

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    MrDonovan has a room open currently. If I get on, it will be later, like 1130 est. Had a little too much fun last night.
     
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  13. llNovall

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    Great practice fellas, and great pace @Harry Rowley and @Yugofan. Platinum Class drivers are gonna have their hands full.
    See you fellas throughout the week. :cheers:
     
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  14. llNovall

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    To set the mood:
    For anyone interested and didn't know this was posted on the 1st page of the thread, this post linked below is every available and broadcasted "Real World" Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA 2020 Season race. Those not available have been noted. Some very close and contested racing, among "gentlemen driver" level racers. This is one of the main feeder series into the real world Euro Porsche SuperCup, IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, IMSA WeatherTech Championship, and other higher level endurance series, and many of these drivers are in the 18-23 age range. Amazing talent, and very fun to watch.
    2020 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama

    Enjoy fellas. :cheers:
     
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  15. TEX36

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    May I inquire as to the Pace / Lap times that were prevalent during your practice?
     
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  16. llNovall

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    The fastest Gold Drivers were dipping into the low-mid 1:59's fast laps with avg pace around the 2:00.0-2:00.3 mark. Most Platinum driver pace is fast laps in the hi 1:59's- low 2:00's with avg pace in the 2:00.2-2:00.7 range. Got a feeling after this event and the next one that some of these remaining Gold drivers that are setting some blistering times will be getting a bit heavier on their way to a tire change. Expect to see some of the variance in lap times level out as we get deeper into the season.
     
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  17. llNovall

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  19. Yugofan

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    Confirming. Looking forward to Friday!
     
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  20. llNovall

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    Gotcha sir. Same here, and good luck :cheers:
     
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  21. llNovall

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    Just a reminder to the following Primary Drivers:
    @GTR4MROD
    @MikeGrove

    And Remaining Reserves:
    @GCimprezaFTW

    Event #4 Confirmation Reminder Post

    Be sure to confirm your attendance before this Thursday 5pm est or earlier if you know. Hoping to get as close as possible to a full grid, despite the few drivers reported absent. Hope to see ya this Friday.:cheers:
     
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  22. MikeGrove

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    I am confirmed :dopey:
    I will be there this Friday
     
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  23. llNovall

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    Nice!...thank you sir. :cheers: See ya then.
     
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  24. Roman_GT23

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    OMG the race is this Friday (I was hoping it was next). I haven't done an ounce of practice :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:. Stupid iRacing Leagues!
     
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  25. Phlano099

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    Tick Tock, Tick Tock...
     
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  26. Harry Rowley

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    Room open!
    0475-4307-0082-6609-7732
     
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    :nervous::scared:
     
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  28. llNovall

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    Was watching the Race 1 race broadcast of the real world Road Atlanta triple header, and heard this is starting up next year under IMSA as the upper tier and pinnacle of Porsche Cup racing in North America to run in line with other established Carrera Cup Championships around the world and to replace the current Yokohama Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge. Michelin to provide tires. The other notable detail is top finishers in the young drivers grouping go on to race against European competition and top drivers can be eligible for seats in the SuperCup.

    https://www.imsa.com/news/2020/09/25/porsche-carrera-cup-north-america-to-debut-in-2021/

    And

    https://sportscar365.com/imsa/porsc...-out-initial-carrera-cup-allocation-for-2021/

    With GT7 and PS5 on the horizon, we may have to consider rebranding our series for a possible Season 3 next summer. Let's hope PD affords us a real deal GT3 Cup version of the 911.;)
     
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  29. Kermit_2142

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    I expect GT7 will be a fall 2021 release now. They’ve confirmed GTS will be available on ps5, it’s on GTP somewhere.
     
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  30. MrDonovan

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    Practice room up :)
    0475 4307 7652 7085 8820

    **CLOSED**
     
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