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Formula Vee @ Seven Hills - Friday 10th June, 2011

Discussion in 'rFactor 2 Racing Club & Leagues' started by Stuart Thomson, May 31, 2011.

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  1. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
    The Stoat Without Fear ™ Premium Member

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    Server name: RACEDEPARTMENT.COM VEE
    Class: Vintage Formula Vee
    Track: Seven Hills

    Practice 1 start time: GMT 19.00 (30 min)
    Quali 1 start time: GMT 19.30 (10 min, 3 lap limit)
    Warm-up 1 start time: GMT 19.40 (5 min)
    Race 1 start time: GMT 19.45 (25 min)
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    Practice 2 start time: GMT 20.10 (5 min rejoin time)
    Quali 2 start time: n/a (I will reverse Race 1 finishing order for the grid in Race 2)
    Warm-up 1 start time: GMT 20.15 (5 min)
    Race 1 start time: GMT 20.20 (25 min)

    Note1: All 3 models of cars have IDENTICAL performance. There is NO difference between the Bobsy, the Vega or the Wedge.
    Notes2: Some alternative downloads: Alt 1 : Alt 2

    Server password: click here
    Racing rules: click here

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  2. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
    The Stoat Without Fear ™ Premium Member

    OK - the new sign up code is there - just click the "Sign-in" button to...well...sign in to the event.

    I'm going to leave you all to guess what the "Sign-out" button does...
     
  3. Tim Ling

    Tim Ling
    It's a million-to-1 chance, but it just might work Premium Member

    Noooooooo, you can't leave us hanging like that Thommo!
     
  4. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
    The Stoat Without Fear ™ Premium Member

    I am the master of suspense.

    The MASTER!

    Yes.
     
  5. Well, I think it's gonna be a maybe for me ! :)

    I'll sign up and I'll wait and see if I'll be able to make it :p
     
  6. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
    The Stoat Without Fear ™ Premium Member

    As it's only a 15 car maximum, if the sign ups start filling quickly, I'll be asking you to sign out until you know for certain so that someone who is a definite doesn't find themselves missing out.
     
  7. I'll do it ! :)
     
  8. Jack Smith

    Jack Smith
    Premium Member

    I clicked the Sign Out button and I have not seen my wife since!!
     
  9. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
    The Stoat Without Fear ™ Premium Member

    William - as I mentioned earlier, if you are still only a maybe for Friday, please sign out.

    The thread is for 15 slots, and you may be keeping a definite from signing in.
     
  10. Sorry for the confusion, but when I said "I'll do it", it was implying that I was sure that I was gonna race...
     
  11. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
    The Stoat Without Fear ™ Premium Member

    Ah - got you - stay signed in :good:



    In that case, I hope that people who have signed in actually do show up for this, otherwise I will not be happy, and it will affect their chances to drive in subsequent events of mine.
     
  12. Tim Ling

    Tim Ling
    It's a million-to-1 chance, but it just might work Premium Member

    Awesome track Thommo :good:. Looks simple, but it's very easy to get caught out :zip: Hope my pc behaves this time
     
  13. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
    The Stoat Without Fear ™ Premium Member

    Server's up :good:
     
  14. Practice a bit... There's some tricky corners when you have to heel and toe with a H-Shifter but it should be alright ! :)

    Car feels nice, and if some wants a setup I can share it :p

    P.S. The last 2 corners are bumpy as hell !!!!
     
  15. I cannot make race 1 I will be working until 8pm but hope to make race 2.


    Edit: This GMT stuff totally messes with my head, I should be home by the start of quali so ignore my stupid first part of this post.
     
  16. Arghhhh !

    There's that rubbish downhill corner where my FPS goes from 60 to like 15 instantly... Well... I crashed there on the 1st lap -_-

    Hope I'll be more lucky in Race 2...

    EDIT: Seriously ? Stupid engine wouldn't start so I was standing still on the start, got ram (Can't say anything there) and then the car was undriveable and smashed the wall...

    Can I seriously be even more unlucky ?
     
  17. Sorry for the bump in race 2 Stu, I really didn't see you until I was on top of you.

    Let's never mention these cars ever ever ever again.
     
  18. Norman Biscuits

    Norman Biscuits
    @ Simberia @Simberia

    Well, when I tried these out last night, I almost signed out, totally unconvinced.
    Glad I stuck with them though.
    Lotsa fun, even with steering at 2 o'clock in race 1, cheers Thomson. :)
     
  19. Loverly night.

    Heard about these the other week from Stu and decided to jump in tonight for a go.

    Quali went V. Well 2nd

    Race 1 I had good start but pulled 1st for the turn into the uphill right hander and spun. Came from the back of the field to finish second. Jeez.

    Race 2 another good start and was up to about 6th and managed to avoid the crashes. Next lap and took 1st. Had Ross behind me the whole of the race to the chequered flag keeping me honest. Really good, fun night.

    Cheers lads
     
  20. Jack Smith

    Jack Smith
    Premium Member

    I was the one who bumped you at the start. I tried to get out around you but I didn't quite make it. Sorry. At the time it didn't seem to be very violent but did it ruin you car? If so, my apologies for messng up your race. We all know how that feels.

    As for the races, I love the cockpit view and the driving experience it gives. I was able to achieve better than my normal times on this track as compared to the other drivers. I took a pitstop in race 1 which turned into a nightmare. When trying to exit the car semed to bottom out and wouldn't move forward even with the pedal to the floor. Tim noticed that I was in there for 5 laps. Wow, got to figure that one out.

    All in all great fun, can't wait to drive the Bobsy again. Thanks to Stu for the events, wd to podium people, and cheers to to drivers.
     
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