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Rally - Colin McRae Tribute- Mon 21st & Tues 22nd June 2010

Discussion in 'RBR Rally Club & Leagues' started by Warren Dawes, Jun 17, 2010.

  1. Rally - Colin McRae Tribute- Mon 21st & Tues 22nd June 2010

    RD Rally - Colin McRae Tribute


    Note: Update 05 may be released before this Rally. This now looks unlikely.

    A varied selection of Countries and Surfaces, driving the Subaru Impreza 95 (A8_2 Car Pack)


    Sessions: RD Colin McRae EU / RD Colin McRae US / RD Colin McRae OC

    NOTE: We may include additional timezone Rallys if requested.

    Car Pack: A8_2 (All Drivers must select the Subaru Impreza 95) **

    Damage: Reduced

    Stage 01: Finland - Kaihuavaara (Normal, Good, Day)
    Stage 02: Finland - Autiovaara II (Normal, Good, Day)
    Stage 03: England - Harwood Forest (Normal, Cloudy, Day)
    Stage 04: England - Falstone (Normal, Cloudy, Day)
    Stage 05: USA - Hualapai Nation (Normal, Good, Day)
    Stage 06: USA - Diamond Creek (Normal, Good, Day)
    Stage 07: France - Joux Verte (Normal, Good, Day)
    Stage 08: France - Joux Plane II (Normal, Cloudy Day)

    Europe Start: 19:00 GMT Monday *
    US Start: 02:00 GMT Tuesday (10:00pm EDST (USA) Monday )*
    Oceania Start: 10:30 GMT Tuesday *

    NOTE: The Europe Rally will start 19.00 GMT to allow for daylight savings times. The Oceania Rally will start 8.30PM AEST.

    ** PLEASE NOTE: You must drive the Subaru Impreza 95 in all Stages

    * EU, OC, and US events will only be created on request - so please mention which zone you're signing up for. All sessions will be combined together for an overall result for the event. You can only run on one session.

    • Click here to read the password!
    • You will require the RSRBR 2010 (updates 03 and 04) mod in order to participate, please see the
      and usage threads.
    • You will also require the Car Pack for A8_2 .
    • Teamspeak is highly recommended, and adds to the fun.
    • Make sure to check for later Updates to RSRBR2010, a new one may be released before this Rally. This now looks unlikely.

    • Please sign up in the following format: RD Name (RSRBR2010 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 to help you get up and running: Here and Here
  2. Drivers:

    1. Warren Dawes (WAD53) - Oceania
    2. Krister Larsson (Krister Larsson) - Europe
    3. Rick Bamford (lucifer) - Oceania
    4. Senad Subasic (mfodor) - Europe
    5. Nigel Atkins (Marmiteman) - Europe
    6. Ramon van Rijn (super-rally-talent wizard) - Europe :D
    7. Ryan Callan (Redhawk) - Oceania
    8. John Low (elmomarty) - Oceania
    9. Eckhart von Glan (Eckhart v Glan) - Europe
    10. Craig Johnston (Craig Johnston) - Europe
    11. Robb Kulcsar (r27kul) - Europe
    12. Tomas Reinicke (ctbr) - Europe
    13. Damien Jones (DJones) - Oceania
    14. Ɓukasz Demolin (Maggot666PL) - Europe
    15. Eddie Mann (EddieX NZX) - Oceania
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  3. Our next Rally is open for sign-up.

    This Rally will be the first of a series of Tribute Rallys that we will plan to run sporadically throughout the year. The aim will be to honour various Rally Driving Legends, past and present, by driving cars symbolic to these drivers.

    For our first Tribute, we honour the great Colin McRae, and the car that brought him his first WRC Championship, the Subaru Impreza 95.

    The Stages cover many of the default Countries and their default surfaces, so you will experience, snow, gravel, and tarmac. We have also kept the weather very mild to ensure a somewhat less harrowing drive for newer / inexperienced drivers. This car is a 4WD WRC car, but is very nice to drive, especially over the more flowing Stages, so it should fulfil my promise to make this Rally less challenging than the last one. However, RBR is still quite a demanding Sim, so this car still requires respect. I have tested it on most Stages using default set up, and found it a pleasure to drive.

    If requests are made for any additional timezones, we will try to include them ( but within the Monday/Tuesday periods).

    Good luck all, and hope we see a good roll up. :rally:

    A little video to help you see what is in store for you.

    And a small real life tribute to the Lengendry Driver and his Subaru.

  4. A newcomer who would like to have a go so please add me :cool:

    Krister Larsson (Krister Larsson) - Europe
  5. Welcome to our Rally Club Krister, great to see you again. You should like this one, this car is real fun. :D
  6. I've been looking forward to this one.

    Rick Bamford (lucifer) OC
  7. One of my favourite rally cars (second only to the '97 Impreza :D)

    Senad Subasic (mfodor) EU

    EDIT: great car sound indeed
  8. Nigel Atkins (Marmiteman) - Europe
  9. I wonder how many of you were like me, watching that real life tribute movie of Colin McRae and thinking some of those "accidents" were eerily similar to your experiences with RBR? :)
  10. But much less expensive;)
  11. Ramon van Rijn

    Ramon van Rijn

    Ramon van Rijn (super-rally-talent wizard) - Europe
  12. Colin McRae used to specialise in 'slow-motion' accidents :D. Really should have won more titles but he always pushed flatout.

    Ryan Callan - Redhawk - OC
  13. Wheeee !! Come home after a 15 hour day at work and this awaits me. Thanks Warren for such a nice tribute to a guy who's name will always be up there.

    John Low - elmomarty - OC
  14. sums up my emotions, though it was "only" an 11 hour day (could never survive 15, how do you do it?).

    Eckhart von Glan (Eckhart v Glan)
  15. Lovely event.

    R.I.P. brother McRrae.
  16. Ramon van Rijn

    Ramon van Rijn

    Just drove all stages in one practice run with Nigel. Excellent choice Warren. Some are nice, others difficult, overall a good mix and quiet a challenge.
  17. Im in again :D

    Craig Johnston - EU
  18. I just rolled 4 separate times on Autiovaara. All of my wheels were wobbly, and had at least 40 positive camber at the end :D
  19. Great car, best driver. Never the less I don't stand a chance on winning it :tongue: , sign me up please RobbKul(r27kul) Europe.
    Great event Warren.
  20. Watch out Aussies, the European Rally challenge is turning up the heat. :D

    EDIT: NOTE: Looking at the Rallyesim website, it now looks like the RSRBR2010 UPDATE 05 won't be released before this Rally. That may be a relief, since I'm always nervous when a major Update gets released just before a scheduled Rally.