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Featured RaceRoom Racing Experience: Top quality online racing starts next week

Discussion in 'RaceRoom Racing Experience' started by Kjell Eilertsen, Jun 2, 2015.

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    With the dedicated servers having been released last night we are now preparing to kickstart daily club races with RaceRoom Racing Experience.

    RaceDepartment will be running a set schedule on a single track per week, starting with Bathurst Mount Panorama next week and you are most welcome to be the first to sing up for those events in R3E Racing Club & Leagues forum.

    The weekly schedule will start like this:
    • Mondays: WTCC
    • Tuesdays: ADAC GT
    • Wednesdays: WTCC
    • Thursdays: DTM 13/14
    • Fridays: WTCC
    • Saturdays: Group 5
    • Sundays: DTM '92
    The keen eyed (or the not completely blind) will notice that there's a lot of WTCC while several other classes are not represented at all, and this is no accident. We expect WTCC to be one of the most popular series within R3E, if for nothing else for the fact that this content sets R3E apart from other games.

    It is also a series that laid the foundation of this community many moons ago with the RACE Series and fits the casual club racing spirit well with cars that are a bit easier to handle (but still difficult to master!) and tends to offer extremely close online racing.

    The schedule is however subject to changes in the future based on your precious feedback of course.

    The races start at the following times and follow this format;
    • Practice: 19:00 GMT - 60 mins
    • Qualifying: 20:00 GMT - 15 mins
    • Race: 20:15 GMT - 45 mins
    For the remainder of this week we will be running some open events on our servers free for everybody, so please join us and help us stress test these servers!

    Ladies and Gentlemen start your engines!
     
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  2. Lovely, cant wait.
     
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  3. budlix

    budlix
    Wheel Rotator Premium Member

    sounds great!
    But be precise in driving for 45 minutes? that's a challenge for me. and my arms. and knees. eyes too. ass also. I think I can't handle it...
     
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  4. Calum McLure

    Calum McLure
    Did ye, aye? Premium Member

    Good timing as I finish college for the summer this Friday.
     
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  5. Give it a go, there's no pressure winning in the club, so if you need to take a pitstop and a break then do so. I'll look into shorter racer for the future, but I wanna give this format a chance before I start making any changes.
     
  6. Awesome!!! Looking forward to do some racing with you guys with my favourite sim! :D
     
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  7. budlix

    budlix
    Wheel Rotator Premium Member

    I definitely will! Consistency is what I am focused on nowadays. So these online races are ideal oportunity for me.
    Fingers crossed with your format.
     
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  8. Thomas Cameron

    Thomas Cameron
    Don't give me your patter Premium Member

    Sounds great but I work until 2030 gmt most evenings.:(
    Weekends I'm in :)
     
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    4 8 15 16 23 42 108
    Only the 5th-most famous race driver from Kerpen Premium Member

    45 minutes is really long. Doubleheaders with fixed amounts of laps and several tracks per week was what I expected.
    Hoping for the future. And meanwhile give this a go hehe
     
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  10. Andrew Harper

    Andrew Harper
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    Looks great, as I'm utterly hopeless in the DTM '92 cars (and I can only race Mondays and weekends) a shuffle of the classes would be great if possible. Lets not forget the Aquila's and Prototype style cars as well, all good fun to drive (and listen to!:laugh:) :thumbsup:

    Thanks again to RD for setting these races up, looking forward to it.
     
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  11. Brandon Wright

    Brandon Wright
    I'm just here for the snacks Premium Member

    This is the major thing that has kept me out of RD club events (that, and the time zone differences). Unless there's a huge grid of cars, long races get boring (for me) pretty quickly, and the older I get the more my body complains about long races. I'm a big fan of two shorter (20-30 minutes) races with a 10-15 minute break between them so I can stretch my legs/back/neck and refill my beer. :thumbsup:
     
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  12. Keep the feedback coming, it will be taken into consideration for future events.
    Also, high participation combined with proper feedback is the way to go about it, we will tend to listen to those who actually partiicipate in events (even if they don't fit their taste fully) before we do the ones who don't.
     
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  13. Matej Lakota

    Matej Lakota
    Sriple Tix Premium Member

    How we people are different. I am an old fart (also ;) ), but I prefer longer races. Two sprint races format would surely push me away from RRRE club events.
     
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  14. 45min races aren't long at all so sounds great! worth a look into
     
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  15. good old RaceO7, my first sim experience and thats how i prepared for a real drive on the nordschleife
    raceroom installed but havent played yet due to project cars... will give it a go
     
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  16. Brandon Wright

    Brandon Wright
    I'm just here for the snacks Premium Member

    If there are ever any events in U.S. friendly times I'll try to check some out even if they're a bit long for my liking. I've been away from R3E for a while but have been kinda itching to have another crack at it and this update should be enough for me to give it a go. :thumbsup:
     
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  17. monsieurjackb

    monsieurjackb
    Premium Member

    Seems I picked a perfect time to jump on this game, looking forward to racing online :)
     
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  18. We will try to get US races sorted too, but no promises since I can't commit to arranging them myself.
     
  19. Brandon Wright

    Brandon Wright
    I'm just here for the snacks Premium Member

    No worries, I'm presuming @Emilio will get some events going for us Muricans. :D
     
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  20. Lasse Ougaard

    Lasse Ougaard
    Premium Member

    I'm definitely going to join some of these. And 45 minutes is a really good length. Probably the longest you can make a casual race, but long enough to make fatigue of body and mind a factor - I think that adds to the competition!
     
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