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[Nov 22, 2013] FTrucks: Week 47 full class (Kinnekulle Ring)

Discussion in 'Automobilista Racing Club & Leagues' started by Rupe Wilson, Nov 14, 2013.

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  1. Rupe Wilson

    Rupe Wilson
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    [​IMG]Schedule
    The Formula Truck server will be online all week for practicing. The server is setup with an extended first practice session. Please only use this practice session when racing online for fun, do not vote it round unless being asked to do so.

    Friday night Club times
    • Start time 21:00 GMT
    • Qually length 15 mins (21:15 GMT)
    • Warm up length 5 mins
    • Race length 20 mins
    • And a 5 min break before race 2
    Information:
    Track: Kinnekulle Ring ( Download )
    Server name: RACEDEPARTMENT.COM #R
    Password: Click here for the server password
    RaceLog: After each session your fastest laptime, result and rank are published inside the RaceLog system. Click here or quickly navigate to the RaceLog section of your choice via the navigation button on the site and forums

    Discuss, support, encourage and share!
    This event thread will be the central thread for the Truck Series discussions this week.

    You can ask other drivers to practice or race with you by using the tag function of the forum. Please type an @ directly followed by the user name and this person will receive a notification :)

    Our racing clubs are foremost meant to gain online experience so please help other drivers out when they have questions about the event, the car, the track, the setup or a combination.
     
  2. Rupe Wilson

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    Entry List for Friday
    Leave a comment in the thread below if you wish to be signed up.
    or you can use the RSVP in the events page
    Signing up means we expect you to be present of course.
    1. Rupe Wilson
    2. Kjell Eilertsen
    3. Driver
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    Last edited: Nov 18, 2013
  3. Rupe Wilson

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    Server is up
     
  4. Rupe Wilson

    Rupe Wilson
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    im having a night off im totally worn out....
    sorry :sleep::sleep:
     
  5. Hehe no worries, didn't expect this to happen with 2 people signed up, take care and rest well m8!
     
  6. Ashame, but is'nt it a bit useless!!
     
  7. What is useless?
     
  8. Nobody is signing up!
     
  9. True, now why didn't you? :)
     
  10. Rupe Wilson

    Rupe Wilson
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    I hope this is not the end for Ftrucks,
    with AC and the full release of GSC allot of our clubs are suffering at the moment.
    I have tried to support this sim now for a number of weeks. always being here on a Friday night to race, but after last week i was totally wasted from all the skinning, and with only me and kjell who signed up , i decided to have a rest.. i needed it :)..

    whilst i can appreciate its disappointing to wait all week to race and find nobody there to race with or just the 2 of us, its up the the RD community to sign up and add interest if they want a sim to succeed, We as staff can do our bit putting on the races every week but without guys singing up and going on the servers, it will fail :(
    This sim has so much potential and is real good fun..
     
  11. And a well deserved rest it was! :)

    But, personally I must admit that I think this sign up system with open signups for every day of the week is poor, I'd rather have set days of the week and try to work that into my scheduele, because like it is now I think a lot of people won't sign up, they wait to see what day others sign up on so they don't have to race a small grid, and due to this some people that would want to race don't because they never signed up.
    I might be wrong, but I'm guilty of thinking this way myself at times.
    So, instead of only complaining about the system being poor, I'll also add an idea on how to change it for the better (IMO ofc).
    Make a single post for the week, and add a poll, let people vote with multiple choices which days they wanna race on next week, close votes on monday and set up a race or two on the or those days with the most votes.
    Or, simply just go back to having set days for the races, either way is better than how it is now imo (a system which probably would work if it was a immensly popular sim, but let's face it, FTruck is a niche sim :p).
     
  12. Calum McLure

    Calum McLure
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    It's a shame :( I was the same as you to begin with Rupe, being there every Friday and pestering people with tags to get racing but because I've not got as much time now I don't really bother with it anymore, it's still my favourite sim but it takes me a couple of hours to get up to speed for a race and that usually ends up being time wasted as no one else signs up or there are only 2-3 of us.
     
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