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GT3 Club @ Sebring International - Friday 18th September 2015

Discussion in 'rFactor 2 Racing Club & Leagues' started by Daiman Patel, Sep 8, 2015.

Added to Calendar: 18-09-15
  1. Daiman Patel

    Daiman Patel
    RedShift Racing Staff Premium


    Event Details:
    Track: Sebring International
    Car: Blancpain Endurance Series
    (Sounds - REQUIRED) (Templates), BOP Camaro (N24), BOP Corvette (N24), BOP GT-R (N24)

    Choose your poison on the day, and feel free to switch between cars during the practice session. You will have the following to choose from:
    • Audi R8 (LMS & Ultra version)
    • Ferrari F458
    • Ferrari F430
    • Mercedes SLS AMG GT3
    • McLaren MP4-12C GT3
    • Porsche 997 GT3-R
    • BMW Z4 GT3
    • Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3
    • Nissan Nismo GT-R GT3
    • Lamborghini Gallardo LP600+
    • N24 BOP ISI GT, by @Frederic Schornstein et al.

    Road condition: Rubber on track where possible
    Tyre wear: Normal
    Fuel use: 1x (pit-stops will NOT be mandatory)
    Mechanical failure: Time scaled

    Traction control:
    ABS: Low
    Auto-clutch: Allowed

    18:30 GMT
    Qualifying: 19:00 GMT - 20 minutes [NO Parc Fermé]
    Warm up:
    19:20 GMT - 5 minutes
    Race: 19:30 GMT - 45 minutes [standing start]

    Racedepartment Calendar: Click here
    Server password: Click here
    Racing rules: Click here
    Clock GMT: Click here

    Note: You must be a Premium member in order to participate. Upgrade your account here.

    Sign-up list:
    1. Yuri Kasdorp
    2. Ricardo Edelmann
    3. Joao Fernandes
    4. Teddy Buch
    5. Tero Dahlberg
    6. Enzo Fazzi
    7. Daiman Patel *
    8. Jyri Kettunen *
    9. Sten-Ake Svensson
    10. Francisco Leme
    11. Sharjeel Riaz *
    12. Driver
    13. Driver
    14. Driver
    15. Driver
    16. Driver
    17. Driver
    18. Driver
    19. Driver
    20. Driver
    21. ...

    Note: Please sign out well in time (at least 1 hour before the practise session begins) if you're unable to make the race. Thanks! :)


    utp: 36
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2015
  2. Frederic Schornstein

    Frederic Schornstein
    TXL Racing Premium

  3. Yuri

    Yuri 'I get custom nicknames' Kasdorp Premium

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  4. Ricardo Edelmann

    Ricardo Edelmann
    Lights out, Spot on! Premium

    I'm SO in for this one! :D favorite cars on one of my favorite tracks! :D
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  5. Tero Dahlberg

    Tero Dahlberg
    Ajira/Revolution Racing friendship teams Premium

    Apologies if this is the wrong place but I'd like to see some newer tracks used. Adelaide and Bathurst just came out for example. South Shore hasn't been used yet I think.

    Nothing specifically wrong with the chosen tracks :) This is just a personal opinion and request but it gets a bit boring racing the same old tracks everywhere and lately there's been quite a bit of new options in that front :)
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  6. Daiman Patel

    Daiman Patel
    RedShift Racing Staff Premium

    Just posted this in the news post about the upcoming release of Bathurst. Now that it, and a number of other track mods have been released, keep your eyes peeled for new events on a fresh set of tracks in the coming weeks.

    Unfortunately I haven't been keeping my eye on the new releases in the ISI forums, and wasn't aware what was coming up before I had already organised this event, as I have been incredibly busy. So no need to worry - I completely understand what you mean, and will get it sorted. :thumbsup:
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  7. And here we go again. In please :thumbsup:
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  8. Tero Dahlberg

    Tero Dahlberg
    Ajira/Revolution Racing friendship teams Premium

    Sign me up, please :)
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  9. Rui F. Martins

    Rui F. Martins

    sign me up please :thumbsup:
    it would be cool to see also the Atlanta Motorpark in one of these events ;)
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  10. Enzo Fazzi

    Enzo Fazzi
    Always sideways Premium

    Oh gawd no!

    I'm in btw! Sorry for not being able to make the last one!
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  11. Jyri Kettunen

    Jyri Kettunen
    @ Simberia @Simberia

    Is there a car in this group that feels like it has the new contact patch model? I tried the Audi other day, and it had that old iRacing style tyre feel to it which I don't care about (hard to put it into words). Not only that, the car felt very lifeless and stiff, no matter how soft I tuned it. Any recommendations?
  12. Tero Dahlberg

    Tero Dahlberg
    Ajira/Revolution Racing friendship teams Premium

    Haven't tried that car but as a former long time iRacer I find it a bit hard to believe it was that bad :D Anyway, at least the BES Z4 isn't like that. In fact it feels somewhat soft compared to how stiff it's supposed to be. Also the ISI cars (GTR, Vette and Camaro) are good.

    Most of my "extensive experience" with these cars is limited to the Z4 and Vette as I've done one of these GT3 races in the Z4 and three in the Vette.

    I tested the updated Vette (1.62) and couldn't really feel that much of a difference compared to the previous version (1.49) if I'm honest. I mean I find it feels tiny bit better but nothing revolutionary. At least based on quick testing in the dry on two tracks. The thing is though that you can only "see" so much after quick tests/comparisons.
  13. Jyri Kettunen

    Jyri Kettunen
    @ Simberia @Simberia

    Thanks. I'll try the Z4 next.
  14. Stenne


    I'm nervously concidering to perhaps join my first ever on-line racing on friday. Have one question though and it's about how the chat acually works. Do I need a headset with microphone to participate?

    I also wonder if it's possible to somehow attend the this weeks race on wednesday as a spectator/bystander, only for the purpose go get acquainted with the situation.
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  15. Jyri Kettunen

    Jyri Kettunen
    @ Simberia @Simberia

    I tested the Z4 and managed, exceptionally quickly, to make a setup I'm happy with. :confused:

    Time permitting I may join ya. So sign me up as a maybe.
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  16. Tero Dahlberg

    Tero Dahlberg
    Ajira/Revolution Racing friendship teams Premium

    No need to be in voice chat (TeamSpeak) to participate. I tend not to. I'm too easily distracted I guess :D All the communication you should need to see and use is the in-game chat.

    The other question is for the staff or someone more knowledgeable to answer.

    Hope you decide to join on Friday :)
    Last edited: Sep 14, 2015
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  17. Daiman Patel

    Daiman Patel
    RedShift Racing Staff Premium

    Hi Stenne,

    I would be great if you joined! No need to be nervous! ;) We're all friendly, and there's no pressure - it's only a club race.

    Regarding your first question, the answer to that is no, you do not need a headset with a microphone. This is only necessary if you would like to join TeamSpeak to chat with other drivers. You can still use TS without a microphone, and just listen in. As for any important information, this will be displayed in the in-game text chat area, so you won't miss anything even if you decide not to use TS. As Tero has said, a number of people prefer not to use TS because they see it as a distraction, but I personally enjoy having a chat, as well as learning from and helping out others where I can. :thumbsup:

    As for your second question, this also wouldn't be a problem. However, there are only a few people signed up so it might be a good opportunity for you to do some driving instead as practise and to gain confidence. :)
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  18. Frederic Schornstein

    Frederic Schornstein
    TXL Racing Premium

    The 24h Nordschleife Corvette has the new Contact Patch Model all other cars are on the old one, which doesnt have to be such a bad thing e.g. with the Apex Mod I reverted to the old tire model for the moment as they officially confirmed that the new tires are a bit broken.
  19. Jyri Kettunen

    Jyri Kettunen
    @ Simberia @Simberia

    Thanks for the info! I might try the Vette next then, although pretty happy with the Z4 atm.