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EU HistorX World Sprint Tour Wk8 @ Killarney - Sunday 30th April 2017

Discussion in 'rFactor Racing Club' started by Denis Betty, Apr 21, 2017.

Added to Calendar: 30-04-17
  1. Denis Betty

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    If you are a fan of oldschool racing with vintage cars from the 50's, 60's and 70's this is the club race to join.
    All premium members can sign up for this event and we have unlimited slots available so make sure to bring a friend. Sign up below and make sure to tag fellow community members who you think are up for a challenge.
    Not a premium member yet but interested to race with our group of friendly drivers? Click here for more information and learn how you can participate as well. See you on track?!

    Server Name:
    RACEDEPARTMENT.COM
    Server and Teamspeak Password: click here
    Racing Club Rules: click here


    *DOWNLOADS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT*
    Track: Killarney
    Pit box allocation: Download
    GTCC-A0 skinpack: Download
    (Version 1.08- uploaded 09/05/17)

    Race 1
    Practice start time:
    GMT 18:00 (20 mins)
    Qualification start time: GMT 18:20 (10 mins 4 laps)
    Race start time: GMT 18:35 (25 minutes)

    Race 2
    Practice start time:
    GMT 19:00 (20 mins)
    Qualification start time: GMT 19:20 (10 mins 4 laps)
    Race start time: GMT 19:35 (25 minutes)

    Cars: GTTC-A0
    Austin Healey Sprite Climax
    Austin Mini Cooper S 970 '65
    Fiat Abarth 850 TC '63
    Simca Abarth 1150 Corsa '65

    *Qualification rules explained HERE. Please click and read.*

    Entry List
    1. Denis Betty
    2. Rupe Wilson
    3. Hans Sneep
    4. Joe Cannarozzo
    5. Knut Omdal Tveito
    6. Stuart Thomson
    7. Slyfrequency
    8. Allan Ramsbottom
    9. Yves Larose
    10. Nuno Rodrigues
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    12. Steven Walker
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  2. Denis Betty

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    So - Oulton was a pretty much unqualified success from what WST feedback I've seen and received, so that's gratifying...but it also adds a little pressure as it immediately becomes one of the "benchmark" events that we should now be aiming to come close to. All 3 cars were "new" cars to us, and the only action point is to slightly further lighten the 912...a 50kg diet should do the trick :thumbsup:.

    We go from Cheshire in England down into the Southern Hemisphere and Killarney Circuit in Cape Town, South Africa. A relatively simple circuit in plan view, there are subtle cambers, dips and bumps to keep you honest between the relatively long linking straights. Starting on the pit straight (with pit stalls on BOTH sides of the circuit - please bear that in mind...there's every chance that you'll start one one side, quit out to change car, and come back in on the other side), it's a decent blast to T1L - KFM corner, a wide hairpin that you need to be wary of too much aggression, because it goes off camber on the second half towards the exit. A quick squirt takes you down to the heavy braking zone for T2R & T3R - Fuel Store, a double right hander just slow enough and far enough apart to have to treat them as separate, and out into T4L & T5R - The Esses. The Esses are widely spaced, pretty shallow and allow you to build up just enough speed to make the final exit a real balancing act to keep your speed into the KFM Straight.

    At the end of the KFM Straight is the Old Hairpin, an extremely misleadingly named corner as it actually comprises of both T6R & T7R, two relatively shallow corners, actually spaced farther apart than Fuel Stop, but so fast and positively cambered that you can treat it as one full speed bend. You will definitely need to give it the beans as well, as it opens out onto the long Back Straight.

    You bomb along, reaching top speed as you pass behind the Old Pits, slightly downhill before standing hard on the anchors for T8R - Cape Town. A classic hairpin, but cambered and dished to lure you into an injudicious early throttle application, because an unsettled car will spin easily across the gradients. Once you are settled, however, you stamp on the loud pedal onto the Home Straight and across the Start/Finish line for another lap. Killarney is one of the longest tracks we've so far had in the WST, but it as it's full throttle for such a high percentage of the lap, even the "slower" cars times are still comparable to the shorter tracks.

    We start on Tuesday with the (default) Sprite vs the Simca SS - where you must pick one car to drive for both races. Thursday is the as-yet-unmatched Renault 8 Gordini 1100, and we finish on Sunday with a selection of Abarth 850 / Mini 970 / Sprite Climax / Simca Corsa - again it's pick one car to drive for both races. Tuesday and Sunday are all about finding what car - and the inherent compromises - work best for you on this track.

    Due to the nature of the shorter courses in the WST, we will stay with the limited lap quali to make sure people get a decent crack at a clean and relatively car-free quali lap.
     
  3. Rupe Wilson

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  7. Stuart Thomson

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    sign ups pls :thumbsup:
     
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  8. Rupe Wilson

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    Your on the list
     
  9. Denis Betty

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    Fiat for me. :)
     
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  10. Slyfrequency

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    Sign me up pleeeaasssee :)

    I'll take the fiat
     
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  11. Denis Betty

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    A very warm welcome back mate, you are in. :)
     
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  12. Stuart Thomson

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    All 4 of these cars are great round here, and all have their strong & weak points, you have to drive the same car in both races, so as was mentioned on TS, it's a case of "pick your poison".

    We have a Front engine - Front drive, a Front engine - Rear drive and 2 Rear engine - Rear drive (which also happen to be the heaviest and lightest in the group).
     
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    Im in Plzzzzz,i,ll be driving the Mighty Simca "Screamer",god help us all..:roflmao::roflmao:...:);):thumbsup:
     
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    sign me up guys if you please!
     
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    Hi guys
    Sign me UP, please.
     
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  20. Denis Betty

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    P2 starting now