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Rally - Group H Team Challenge - Monday 17th &Tuesday 18th September 2012

Discussion in 'RBR Rally Club & Leagues' started by Warren Dawes, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. Warren Dawes

    Warren Dawes
    Premium Member

    "Group H Team Challenge”

    Two Driver Teams in Group H Cars

    Mon 17th & Tues 18th September 2012


    Update 06 has now been released. It is not essential for this Rally but drivers are advised to update in preparation for future Rallys.

    A Team Challenge with a wide selection of Stages, driving Group H cars (RWD).

    Banner by Damien Jones ​

    Sessions: RD Grp H Challenge EUX / RD Grp H Challenge EU / RD Grp H Challenge USX / RD Grp H Challenge US / RD Grp H Challenge OC

    NOTE: We may include additional timezone Rallys if requested.

    PLEASE NOTE: If you request an additional Session to be created, you must sign up and make the request at least 12 hours before the requested start time. Late requests will not be accepted.

    Car Pack: Group H (Please choose any car from this Pack ).

    Damage: Realistic

    SS01 - Finland - Kaihuavaara - Gravel Mod, Light Fog, Day
    SS02 - Finland - Autiovaara II - Gravel Mod, Covered "Damp", Day
    SS03 - England - Shepherds Shield II - Normal, Cloudy "Dry", Day
    SS04 - England - Chirdonhead - Normal, Good, Day
    SS05 - Australia - Eastwest II - Normal, Good, Dusk (Please note change of weather)
    SS06 - Australia - New Bobs - Normal, Covered "Damp", Day
    SS07 - Japan - Tanner - Normal, Thick Fog, Day
    SS08 - World Stages – Versme – Gravel, Good, Night

    EUX Start: 16:00 GMT Monday *
    Europe Start: 19:00 GMT Monday *
    USX Start:00:00 GMT Tuesday (8PM Monday Eastern Time) *
    US Start: 02:00 GMT Tuesday (10PM Eastern (USA), 8PM Mountain Time, Monday) *
    Oceania Start: 10:30 GMT Tuesday (8:30PM EST.) *

    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.

    All sessions will be combined together for an overall result for the event. You can run on more than one session, but the first Session in which you post a sector time will be the one counted for the overall result.

    • Click here to read the password!
    • You will require the RSRBR 2012 Mod & Update 05, in order to participate, please see the Installation and Usage thread.
      Please Note: Update 06 is released. It is not required for this Rally but may be required for future Rallys.
    • You will also require the Group_H car pack
    • Teamspeak is highly recommended, and adds to the fun.
    • Please sign up in the following format: RD Name (RSRBR2012 Name) - Session. Include your Team choice.
    • 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. Warren Dawes

    Warren Dawes
    Premium Member


    Please Note:

    1. Drivers will be matched into two driver teams, as explained below.

    PLEASE sign-up as early as possible to assist the pairing process, last minute sign-ups will risk not being paired.
    Drivers in each Team do not have to drive the same car, car choice is free within the Group H Pack.

    1. Jack Hintz (StealthSCG) - OC / Fernando Agapito (Fernando A.) - OC
    2. Henri Korpela (henkka k) - EU / Senad Subasic (mfodor) - OC
    3. Ole Marius Myrvold (Myrvold) - EU / Sion Williams (RS Williams) - EU
    4. Tom Peters (JumpiestEel) - US / Manuel De Samaniego (MDSP) - US
    5. Alasdair Beck (boybeck) - EUX / Viesturs Priede (Viesturs) - EUX
    6. Teemu Toikka (tesnaukki) - EUX / Roy Magnes (Roy Magnes) - EU
    7. Daniel Monteiro (Daniel Monteiro) - EU / Warren Dawes (WAD53) - OC
    8. Chelton Nunes (Cheltonjr) - EU / Tero Leppänen (Cloudy) - EU
    9. Timo Hakkarainen (Saku72) - EUX / Andrew Koojo (andyone) - EUX
    10. Jani Nylander (Jani) - EUX / Tony Gentile (Tony Gee) - US
    11. Emil Pribanić (PRIBANIC Emil) - EU / Keegan Rees (CossieWRC) - OC
    12. Magnus Lindgren (magnuslindgren) - EU / Keegan Buckley (kbuckley) - OC
    13. Team
    14. Team
  3. Warren Dawes

    Warren Dawes
    Premium Member

    Our next Rally is open for sign-up.

    We have a different Team concept, based on a proposal by Jack Hintz. The aim is to balance a skilled / experienced driver with a mere mortal / less experienced driver to create some interest for all.

    We will be driving the traditional Group H cars, the historic RWD cars that are popular with many of our members.
    As usual, the Stages cover a very wide range of road surfaces, countries, weather, and time of day, to make it a varied challenge.

    The Team Challenge:

    Drivers will be matched into two driver teams, but with the following restrictions to keep some fairness and balance.

    1. We will use current RDRC Driver Grades to keep teams as balanced as possible. Drivers in Grade 1 & 2 will be paired with drivers from Grade 3 & 4. If a driver does not have a current RDRC Grade, then Rally Club Directors will choose pairings based on a best estimate of grading.
    2. We will pair drivers approximately according to the order of Sign-Up, but pairings by Rally Club Directors will be final. No arguments please, we'll try to be as fair as possible.
    3. The total times for each driver will be added to determine the result for each team
    4. PLEASE sign-up as early as possible to assist the pairing process, last minute sign-ups will risk not being paired.
    5. We will still have individual results in case some drivers are not paired.
    6. Drivers in each Team do not have to drive the same car, car choice is free within the Grp H Pack.

    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).

    Thanks to Jack for designing this concept, and to Damien for the neat Banner.

    Good luck all, and hope we see a good roll up to support your Team mates.
  4. Warren Dawes

    Warren Dawes
    Premium Member

    I've posted this Event earlier than usual, to allow us more time to arrange the Team pairings.

    Please help us as much as possible by signing up early and try not to leave your sign-up to the last few hours. If you do, there is a good chance you won't be paired with another Driver.
  5. Jack Hintz

    Jack Hintz
    The One and Only...I think?

    Jack Hintz - StealthSCG - OC
    Hope this concept works, I can't wait to see how it unfolds!
  6. Fernando Agapito

    Fernando Agapito
    RDRC S4 Overall Champion

    Fernando Agapito (Fernando A.) - OC
  7. Tommy Nilsson Tommy.nilsson eux
  8. Ole Marius Myrvold

    Ole Marius Myrvold
    JWB 96-13 Staff

    Ouch. Too Bad there ain´t a snow stage there! However, Gr.H. Right in my alley! :p

    Ole Marius Myrvold - Myrvold - EU (or something)
  9. Senad Subasic (mfodor) - OC
  10. Sion Williams - RS Williams - EU
  11. Tom Peters - JumpiestEel - US
  12. Alasdair Beck - boybeck - EUX

    love the idea
  13. Ole Marius Myrvold

    Ole Marius Myrvold
    JWB 96-13 Staff

    Oh the irony with me and Sion on the same team here! :D
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  14. Jack Hintz

    Jack Hintz
    The One and Only...I think?

    Me and Fernando.. I can see sleepless night coming my way practicing!! :confused:
  15. Teemu Toikka

    Teemu Toikka
    Not so Flying Finn

    Teemu Toikka - tesnaukki - EUX
  16. Fernando Agapito

    Fernando Agapito
    RDRC S4 Overall Champion

    There's no really need for that :laugh:. Nice to see we're teammates :thumbsup:.
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  17. Oh, we're already assigned. My apologies in advance Tommy :D
  18. Manuel De Samaniego

    Manuel De Samaniego
    3X Race Department Rally Champion


    sign me up please : Manuel De Samaniego - MDSP - US.

    Great idea Jack, looking forward to this, and to see who will be my teammate, gonna have to practice a lot for this rally though, I've never been comfortable with these cars. Feels good to be back though!

    Good luck!
  19. Viesturs Priede - Viesturs - EUX
  20. Roy Magnes

    Roy Magnes
    Gentleman Driver Staff

    Roy Magnes - Roy Magnes - EU (hopefully)