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How old is Race Department?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Jimlaad43, Nov 18, 2014.

  1. Jimlaad43

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    When was RD started?
     
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  2. Richárd Gonda

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    good question dunno maybe some time at 2011 its just a tip
     
  3. Bez

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    All the gear, no idea...

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    Bram's profile says "Member Since: Dec 26, 2006"
     
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  4. Andrew

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    RACEDEPARTMENT was originally conceived as the RPM Racing Community and later developed and expanded through our merger with RaceSimCentral.
     
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  5. Connor Caple

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    I was here in 2009 and it's definitely older than that :laugh:
     
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  6. Omer Said

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    There are many rumours, some say even the pyramids have RD chambers in them. Mayans also used "R" and "D" words in their paintings. According to professor Hengestein, there are signs in the middle of Stonehenge which resemble the logo of RD. Let's just say it is ancient.

    Or it is Bram's membership date, but that one is boring to believe.
     
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  7. Aidan Keranen

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    i cannot throw enough likes at this
     
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  8. Peter

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    I joint 2008. Didn't know what SimRacing was and when I googled it, RD was the first hit.
     
  9. Bram Hengeveld

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    Under our first name RPM the site was first online on its own domain on 26 December 2006. Before this date we were on a free hosting solution.

    In March 2008 we adopted the new name RaceDepartment..

    In a few weeks time the site will be eight years old. *sigh*. Time flies :(
     
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  10. mystaaRS

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    And you were in a clan as well, and you merged with some guys and then became RD ;)

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    You can also celebrate the success RD has had in these eight years, it has certainly grown! :D
     
  11. Bram Hengeveld

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    We didn't merge with anyone. We were asked to setup the racing side of RaceSimCentral in 2007 and basically locked down our good old RPM site just for members of the original racing team.

    When the RSC forum died and didn't come back online we moved back here with the new name and continued the racing for everybody, not just the original team members.

    The RPM team is still alive though but we are a bit rusty, but will return in the V-GT series in 2015 :)
     
  12. mystaaRS

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    If you get a Quali Place, you can get a Race Pace

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    How will RPM return, in what form? :)