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Rally - Back to the B Future - Mon 27th & Tues 28th June 2011

Discussion in 'RBR Rally Club & Leagues' started by Warren Dawes, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. ”Back to the B Future”

    Mon 27th & Tues 28th June 2011

    Update 06 is now released

    Group B Ford RS200 across gravel and tarmac stages.


    Sessions: RD Back to Future EU / RD Back to Future US / RD Back to Future OC / RD Back to Future EUZ

    NOTE: We may include additional time zone Rallys if requested.

    Car Pack: Group B ( You must choose the Ford RS200 from this car pack.) **

    Damage: Reduced

    SS01 – Australia - New Bobs (Normal, Good, Day)
    SS02 – USA - Frazier Wells (Normal, Good, Day)
    SS03 - USA - Diamond Creek (Normal, Damp, Day)
    SS04 - USA - Hualapai Nation (Normal, Damp, Day)
    SS05 – Japan - Noiker (Normal, Cloudy Day)
    SS06 - Japan - Sipirkakim (Normal, Cloudy, Day)
    SS07 - France - Cote D'Arbroz (Normal, Good, Day)
    SS08 – France - Joux Plane (Normal, Good, Day)

    Europe Start: 19:00 GMT Monday *
    US Start: 03:00 GMT Tuesday (11PM EDST (USA), 9PM Mountain Time) *
    EUZ Start: 09:45 GMT Tuesday *
    Oceania Start: 10:30 GMT Tuesday (QLD,NSW and VIC start time 8:30PM. ) *

    Additional timezone Rallys may be created on request.
    If the USA Session drivers prefer a different Start time, please let us know, we can be flexible to suit.

    * EU, OC, and US events will only be created on request - so please mention which zone you're signing up for. If no one signs up for a listed Session, it will not be created on the Server.
    All sessions will be combined together for an overall result for the event. You can only run on one session.

    ** PLEASE NOTE: You must choose the Ford RS200 from the Group B car pack.

    • Click here to read the password!
    • You will require the RSRBR 2011 mod, ( Update 05 ), in order to participate, please see the installation and Usage thread.

      Update 06 is now released. It is recommended to install this Update for this Rally but it should be ok if you don't

    • You will also require the Group B Car pack.
    • Teamspeak is highly recommended, and adds to the fun.

    • Please sign up in the following format: RD Name (RSRBR2011 Name)
    • Take a screenie of RSCenter, or save your times, showing your final results at the end of the rally (including the car you drove!). This is in case any of your stages are missed by the server. If there's a discrepancy, please post your times ASAP so we're not adjusting times over 24 hours later.
    • You must stick with the same car throughout the rally - if you change, your times for those stages will be defaulted.
    • If you are new to Richard Burns Rally, we have provided a set of guidelines and links to help you get up and running: Here
  2. Drivers:

    NOTE: You must choose the Ford RS200 from the Group B Car Pack

    1. Warren Dawes (WAD53) - OC
    2. Jeremy Loveland (Wol-Gran) - OC
    3. Senad Subasic (mfodor) - OC
    4. Keegan Buckley (kbuckley) - OC
    5. Alastair Walker (Al Walker) - OC
    6. Damien Jones (DJones) OC
    7. John Cunningham (H_BF1)- OC
    8. Dariusz Swiderski (swider) - EU
    9. Jonathan Mulholland (HH_BF1)- EU
    10. Robb Kulcsar (r27kul) - EU
    11. Gaetan Legastelois (Fry) - EU
    12. Norman Biscuits (got_biscuits) - EU
    13. Ondřej Kapal (okapal) - EU
    14. Ian Bundell (ian_isnt) - EU
    15. Nigel Atkins (Marmiteman) - EU
    16. Pete Mull (SilverRallier) - EU
    17. Yann Laprevotte (yannlaprevotte) - EU
    18. Daniel Tønsberg (Xull) - EU
    19. Hubert Smolders (speedthrill) - EU
    20. Roy Magnes (Roy Magnes) - EU
    21. Tor Anders Berven (Totte) - EU
    22. Simone Demi (simonedemi) - EU
    23. Alex Avdyushin (grave2000ca) - US
    24. James Worsham (SpideR) - US
    25. Corey Twyman (theFlash) - US
    26. J.P. Sutphin (BlackFriday) - US
    27. James Knowles (tannat) - EUZ
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  3. Our next Rally is open for sign-up.

    This time, we step back in time to the amazing Group B era, when the cars were insanely quick and the drivers showed huge skills and bravado to control these beasts.

    For this Rally, we have chosen the most stable and easiest of the Group B monsters, the Ford RS200. Although the Ford was modest in comparison to some of the other Group B cars, it is still mighty quick and requires some care to control it. A little testing prior to this rally is recommended to get a feel for the cars handling. Most drivers familiar with the WRC cars will find the Ford RS200 reasonably familiar.

    For this Rally, we will use mostly Gravel Stages, but we have included a couple of Tarmac Stages to test your skills on a different surface. We have also aimed for mainly faster flowing stages to fit the speed of this car.

    Weather conditions are mostly mild to allow drivers to use the power available from the Ford.


    1. This car is 4WD, and has lots of power, so some care is needed with the right foot. The handling is modest compared to the other Group B brutes. Drivers may want to move the Brake Bias forward to help stabilize it under heavy braking.

    2. RBR Pacenotes are designed for default cars, Normal conditions and Good weather. Please remember to adjust your speeds to suit these cars.

    3. Tyre selections are the drivers responsibility. If you use the automatic tyre selection option in RSRBR2011, please beware that sometimes it may give you the wrong tyre for the conditions. Always double check your tyres, it is critical.

    If requests are made for any additional timezones, or changes to Start times to better suit your local needs, we will try to include them ( but within the Monday/Tuesday periods).

    Please note that Start Times now take into account DST adjustments around the world, including the Server time. Please check your local times.

    Good luck all, and hope you all have fun with this classic Group B car.

    And a little video to set the scene.

    and a promo video for the Rally showing the car in-game:

  4. Jeremy Loveland - Wol-Gran - OC
    Yeah im in as allways :p
  5. Dariusz Swiderski - swider - EU

    Excellent choice of car Warren :good:, gonna have fun whatsoever :) :)
  6. John Cunningham - withdrawn
  7. Actually, Rick helped me finalise this car choice. That might mean he will be a gun in this one. :wink: :eek:
  8. Hope to find some time to compete :)!
    r27kul Robb Kulcsar eU Tz.
  9. Sign me mate, please.
    This was a long time without rally

    Gaetan Legastelois - Fry - EU

    Good choice, that will be fun ;)
  10. Norman Biscuits

    Norman Biscuits
    @ Simberia @Simberia


    Norman Biscuits (got_biscuits) - EU
  11. Uh-oh. I remember that the RS200 was actually the most difficult for me :eek:. Perhaps that was when I first got the game, and couldn't drive anything for more than 50m, LOL.

    Senad Subasic (mfodor) - OC
  12. Ondřej Kapal - EU - okapal
  13. Hell yeah!

    Ian Bundell - ian_isnt - EU
  14. yeah bring on the Beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeees

    Nigel Atkins - Marmiteman - EU

    i`ve setup a practice season for this evening, starts at 6PM UK time. 'RD club practice 5'
  15. Pete Mull - SilverRallier - EU

    (might need to change to OC so I'm wide awake for this car :rolleyes:)
  16. Ooooh Group B, me wants.

    Yann Laprevotte - yannlaprevotte - EU
  17. Daniel Tønsberg - Xull - EU
  18. Am I the only one with low gearing issues?

    I am red lining and on the limiter for most of the big straights

    Is there a way to get higher gearing other than short, med and long settings?

  19. nope longest gears are the long settings, isen`t 214K fast enough lol
  20. Welcome back :fwd: