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US MX-5 Cup vs Abarth 500 Corse @ Nürburgring Sprint - Friday July 29th 2016

Discussion in 'Assetto Corsa Racing Club & Leagues' started by Lorenzo Bonder, Jul 24, 2016.

Added to Calendar: 29-07-16
  1. Lorenzo Bonder

    Lorenzo Bonder
    #forçaChape Staff

    Mx5vsA500.jpg
    Mixing up the action eh?

    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!

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    Server Name: RACEDEPARTMENT.COM #4 (US)
    Server and Teamspeak Password: click here
    Racing Club Rules: click here

    Cars: Mazda MX-5 Cup vs Abarth 500 Corse

    Track:
    Nürburgring Sprint

    Practice:
    20:00 EST | 00:00 GMT | 10:00 AEST - (30 min)

    Qualifying #1:
    20:30 EST | 00:30 GMT | 10:30 AEST - (10 min)
    Race #1: 20:40 EST | 00:40 GMT | 10:40 AEST - (15 Laps)

    Qualifying #2: 21:00 EST | 01:00 GMT | 11:00 AEST - (10 min)
    Race #2: 21:10 EST | 01:10 GMT | 11:10 AEST - (15 Laps)

    Entry List:
    1. Lorenzo Bonder
    2. Christian Moreau
    3. Bence Bader
    4. Jriv012
    5. 50ftElvis
    6. tylargh
    7. Mark Oates
    8. goffred
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    Last edited: Jul 30, 2016
  2. Christian Moreau

    Christian Moreau
    From the land of Mounties and Maple Syrup Premium Member

    More MX-5 action! Sign me up!
     
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  3. Bence Bader

    Bence Bader
    Premium Member

    Hey sign me up please , im down to fight fwd vs rwd ,guys watch out for the different lines we might take in corners !
     
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  4. Tobias Röhner

    Tobias Röhner
    Germany's greatest Indycar Fan. Staff Premium Member

    Hey Lorenzo, I think you need to give the MX5s some ballast. I think there's about a 3 or 4 second lap time difference between the two cars.
     
  5. Christian Moreau

    Christian Moreau
    From the land of Mounties and Maple Syrup Premium Member

    BoP incoming! :coffee:
     
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  6. Lorenzo Bonder

    Lorenzo Bonder
    #forçaChape Staff

    I'll think about it.

    #suicidalitaliandivebombs
     
  7. Christian Moreau

    Christian Moreau
    From the land of Mounties and Maple Syrup Premium Member

    No BoP required, whoever's driving the Abarth can use the MX-5s as brake buffers when they lock up the fronts at the hairpin. :whistling:

    There's your BoP. :p
     
  8. Lorenzo Bonder

    Lorenzo Bonder
    #forçaChape Staff

  9. 50ftElvis

    50ftElvis
    MJ Premium Member

    I proposed the FWD vs. RWD event to Lorenzo, and was surprised he got it going so quickly. Cheers!

    Since there are already some designated fast drivers who attend the Friday events
    (you know who you are, lol...) I had an idea that might interest some (or all.)

    Because the MX5 is a few seconds faster, the natural choice would be for many to choose it.
    I thought it would be cool to enjoy both of these cars.
    Hoping there would be a somewhat decent number of entrants,
    I proposed to Lorenzo that 1/2 the drivers choose the MX5 and the second half choose the 500

    That being said, they would take their car on track for Race # 1, but switch cars for Race # 2.
    This way, the faster drivers could challenge themselves driving a slower car against a faster one.

    There are quite a few smaller tracks with many twisty turns and hairpins. The MX5 usually takes off when hitting the higher gears. Throw in a lot of turns, and you have some interesting battles. Plus, I think it's always great to improve one's skill at driving side-by-side, and really concentrating on keeping the line and driver awareness.

    Lorenzo asked me to throw this out to those who are planning on racing this Friday.
    I think it would be interesting switching up from a RWD to a FWD (vice/versa) in order to get some front runners who may usually be back-markers online.

    Thoughts, anyone?

    My 50 cents.

    In for Friday -
     
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  10. Alexandre Costa

    Alexandre Costa
    Premium Member

    In with MX-5 please
     
  11. Jriv012

    Jriv012
    Riverside Premium Member

    @Lorenzo Bonder , thinking about it, just got AC a couple of weeks ago and, well, Friday in the USA sounds gtm, let me know when you set the server up for practice, cheers...!
     
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  12. Bence Bader

    Bence Bader
    Premium Member

    Come on guys NO BOP let us sweat for those positions , hopefully we ll have the field door to door and different ppl on the front , looking forward to this . Big shout out for @Lorenzo Bonder we never can thank enough his commitment and his work. Also thanks everyone for good races and ideas to keep us exited ,we all know its boring to race alone whether u in the front or at the back. see u guys on track hopefully i ll be on ts
     
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  13. Lorenzo Bonder

    Lorenzo Bonder
    #forçaChape Staff

    My BoP to you guys is give the 500 an unlimited boost of imagination nitro. That's all I can give you.
     
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  14. Lorenzo Bonder

    Lorenzo Bonder
    #forçaChape Staff

    By the way J, I'mma try to open up for you guys tonight and leave in a long practice mode. Good for ya? :)
     
  15. tylargh

    tylargh
    twitch.tv/tylargh Premium Member

    I'm for the Miata
     
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  16. Lorenzo Bonder

    Lorenzo Bonder
    #forçaChape Staff

    Anyone else for Friday? We are using a mixed car grid, you can pick either car. The objective here is fun and not competition :)
     
  17. Alexandre Costa

    Alexandre Costa
    Premium Member

    I don't see my name on the list :rolleyes: Already signed up. :D
     
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  18. Lorenzo Bonder

    Lorenzo Bonder
    #forçaChape Staff

    Cooorrected
     
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  19. Jriv012

    Jriv012
    Riverside Premium Member

  20. goffred

    goffred
    Premium Member

    Lorenzo please sign me up for the Mazda, I hate FWD. But I think the concept proposed by 50ftElvis sounds good, it forces you to get out of that comfort zone.
     
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