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Racedepartment at the Virtual 24h of Le Mans

Discussion in 'rFactor 2' started by Gijs van Elderen, Jun 6, 2015.

  1. Gijs van Elderen

    Gijs van Elderen
    Premium Member

    Sim-racers all over the world have their eyes peeled on the biggest simulated race of 2015 with rFactor 2: The Virtual 24h of Le Mans.

    The 24h will start at 13:00 GMT or 15:00 CET (which is in 30 minutes :whistling:)

    Of course Racedepartment is present during this endurance championship.

    LM-P1: #14 TXL P1 Racing: 3rd in the championship
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    @Frederic Schornstein
    @Christian Michel
    @Simon Christmann
    @Mark Aalberts
    @James Maskell

    LM-P1: #33 RedShift Racing: 5th in the championship
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    @Yuri Kasdorp
    @Jason Skyring
    @Sam McDonald
    @April Dillon
    @Aleksi Kivelä

    GT-AM : #34 RedShift Racing: Represented by our RD staff members:
    No points in the championship yet, all hope is set on the 24h of Le Mans. :whistling:
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    @Frank van Oeveren
    @Daiman Patel
    @Dennis Coufal
    @Ricardo Edelmann
    Adam Taylor

    Other Teams with RD members

    LM-P1: #53 Life4Racing: @David Greco , @Marco Conti (FSR drivers)
    LM-P1: #8 Doug Henson Racing: @Oscar Hardwick
    LM-P1: #111 SVRN: @Robin de Jong, @Jan Wim Ensing
    GT-PRO: #30 Revolution Racing: @Miroslav Davidovic ,@Hany Alsabti
    GT-PRO: #011 SVRN: @Yoeri Gijsen , @Giel de Haan , @Roy de Muinck
    ...


    Good Luck to all the drivers! :thumbsup:
     
    Last edited: Jun 7, 2015
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  2. Gijs van Elderen

    Gijs van Elderen
    Premium Member

    Hopefully next year we see Team RaceDepartment competing in the Virtual Endurance Championship. :thumbsup:
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  3. Yuri

    Yuri
    Yuri 'I get custom nicknames' Kasdorp

    So Far half an hour in RedShift both classes 3rd overall :D
     
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  4. Gijs van Elderen

    Gijs van Elderen
    Premium Member

    1ste overall now... :) So basically you are virtually in the lead of the championship. :D
    But still a loong way to go...
     
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  5. Yuri

    Yuri
    Yuri 'I get custom nicknames' Kasdorp

    Only 1 lap, we made it 1 lap longer then our competitors but we got in with less than 0.5L so we're going to be carefull taking that risk again
     
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  6. Gijs van Elderen

    Gijs van Elderen
    Premium Member

    :thumbsup:
     
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  7. Frederic Schornstein

    Frederic Schornstein
    TXL Racing Premium Member

    Not a good start of the race. Penalty from last race then not so good pace on green track, but very good pace in the 2nd stint, but a penalty at the end of it and few mistakes in stint 3. Stint 3 made all the hard work to regain time undone :(
    But more than 21 hours to go :D
     
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  8. Stupid rF2 gave me a ffb mult of 1 instead of .5. That meant a lot of hard work and some wired ffb :(
     
  9. Gijs van Elderen

    Gijs van Elderen
    Premium Member

    @Dennis ,

    You just caused a "Code 80" :roflmao:
     
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  10. Dennis

    Dennis
    RedShift Racing Staff

    incident at 25s
    Not much I could do :D
     
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  11. I had an lmp2 lagging in front of me in the porsche curve. I dont know where he went but we wanted to do a driver swap anyway in this lap and lost so only 15 sec :rolleyes:
     
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  12. Gijs van Elderen

    Gijs van Elderen
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    Still a lot of hours to go... Hang in there. :thumbsup:

    I'm going to sleep. :whistling::sleep: :D
     
  13. I will do the same :p
     
  14. Yuri

    Yuri
    Yuri 'I get custom nicknames' Kasdorp

    #33 LMP car didn't have the best late night/early morning runs :(
    I crashed the car twice, Aleksi once and April lot a front splitter. running 4th still with a shot at the podium though!
     
  15. James Maskell

    James Maskell
    "Remember the name! Tommy Vercetti!"

    The way this race has gone anything is possible. :p
     
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  16. Frederic Schornstein

    Frederic Schornstein
    TXL Racing Premium Member

    I had a really scary moment yesterday. A P2 car ported towards me and we had contact. I nearly peed my pants at 350kph you suddenly have something directly in front of you. Between the shots is only 1 second and then contact as the P2 car was like 30 or 40kph slower.
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  17. Daiman Patel

    Daiman Patel
    RedShift Racing Staff Premium Member

    It's a very sombre morning for RedShift Racing this morning; we have had some terrible luck, that has seen both cars drop from their potential podium positions. :( Let's hope that we'll be able to claw a few places back in the 4 and a half hours that remain.
     
  18. Gijs van Elderen

    Gijs van Elderen
    Premium Member

    Just got back home.

    Seems like a lot happened.

    But be careful in the last lap. I've got some experience with that lately. :p
    - Disconnected with just 3 corners to go.
    - Jumped the fence in the chicane just before the finish line.
    - Spin out in the last lap.
     
  19. Could catch .7 laps to the leaders and 1.2 laps to P2 in my final tripple stint :)
     
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  20. Gijs van Elderen

    Gijs van Elderen
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    Just a tip:

    If you have some discomfort from all those hours sitting in your sim rigs.


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    :D
     
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