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CotM GTC76 BMW CSL @ Monza GP - Saturday 9th May, 2009

Discussion in 'GT Legends' started by Stuart Thomson, Apr 29, 2009.

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  1. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
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    Class: Car of the Month - GTC76 BMW CSL
    Track: Monza GP
    Conditions: 17.00 In-Game Race Time

    Practice: 19.00 GMT / 20.00 UK / 21.00 Europe (40 min)
    Qualification: 19.40 GMT / 20.40 UK / 21.40 Europe (20 min)
    Race: 20.00 GMT / 21.00 UK / 22.00 Europe- 28 laps (approx 1 hour)

    Note1: Click here to read the password and golden rules!
    Note2: As this event is a 1 hour endurance race, 1 pit stop is mandatory. Please read Warren's pit stop tutorial here for tips on a smooth and error free pit stop.
    Note3: A skinpack will be used for this event. All partipants are to download ths pack here whether they are using one of the skins or not.
    Note4: The BMW Alpina (white #87) is available to be used if desired, although it is less powerful - the cars in the skinpack are all BMW Schnitzers. Just so people know the difference - the tech specs are below:
    CSL Alpina = 1180kg, 340bhp @ 7700rpm
    CSL Schnitzer = 1250kg, 440bhp @ 8700rpm
  2. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
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  3. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
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    Gents, I'm not around for this event, but I'll make sure that the server is up and running. :good:
  4. Kevin Hopkins

    Kevin Hopkins

    Hi Stu,sign me up for this event,Cheers Kev.
  5. Hans Sneep

    Hans Sneep

    Sign me up please

  6. Hmmm Yup.
    I'll have another go at the Beemer.
    Not had much luck with COTM lately.
    Monza will hopefully turn it around for me

    Pity you're not around Stu!
  7. Simon Bacon

    Simon Bacon

    Put me in as tentative Stu, 1900 finish at work, being a Saturday I may run into O/T.
  8. Stuart Thomson

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    Of course mate :good:
  9. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
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    Occasionally, real life pokes it's head through the sim racing curtains and you have to respond. :D
  10. *GASP* :talktohand:


    In other news, I've finally turned this God Forsaken BMW into a slide happy pig around monza. Yay! :victory:
  11. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
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    Slidey Happy Piggies by R.E.M.

    One for the GTL soundtrack CD :good: :D
  12. Stuart Thomson

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    The server is up for this event :good:
  13. sign me plz:wink2:
  14. Doubt if I'll make this one, the Bitter Half (the Petulant Pygmy) is having a wee drinky poo this evening to celebrate her Birthday which was Wednesday so I'd best stay away from this thing, did a few laps of testing yesterday and today, setup is in online folder, 2:06:xx best time.

  15. I'll be there. 1h endurance FTW:)
  16. apologies for rather late notice but I too hope to be there depending on my connection
  17. i think i'll drop on by and try my first online race in GTL
  18. I'll join in!
  19. internet's looking like a no go for me.... pretty sure it's just because of one person as well :angry:
  20. enjoyed that. i "survived" my first race.

    qual 6 of 8 - suprised myself there, especially as i hadn't completed a lap with out a spin of some kind in the lap.

    race good start, for the first 10m then went to 4th instead of 2nd - moved back to second before lifting clutch but too keen and "left turn clyde!" straight across the racing lines. still this race was all about learning for me and learning i did.

    i found out that h-shifting is fun.

    i found out that h-shifting can lead to missed gears.

    i found out that missing a gear then going backwards across an apex totally out of control still counts as a cut and will earn you a sng eventually.

    3 sng i collected. not bad for my first race.

    managed a 2:10.8 in the race so happy that my quali pace could be carried thru.

    big thanks to knut for hovering around near me till we lost touch at the pit stops was good dicing.

    thanks for allowing a very green GTL'er to race with you, i'll be back. :)
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