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Rally - Realistic Volvo - Mon 7th & Tues 8th November 2011

Discussion in 'RBR Rally Club & Leagues' started by Senad Subasic, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. ”Realistic Volvo”

    Mon 17th & Tues 18th October 2011


    PLEASE NOTE THAT RSRBR 2011, (UPDATE 08) IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT

    Volvo 242 LE (Group H) across a selection of Gravel Stages


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    Sessions: RD Realistic Volvo EU / RD Realistic Volvo US / RD Realistic Volvo OC


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

    Car Pack: Group H ( You must choose the Volvo 242 from this car pack.) **

    Damage: Realistic


    SS01 - England - Rally School (Normal, Good, Day
    SS02 - England – Chirdonhead (Normal, Good, Day)
    SS03 - England – Shepherds Shield (Normal, Good, Day)
    SS04 - Australia - New Bobs (Normal, Good, Day)
    SS05 - USA - Hualapai Nation (Normal, Good, Day)
    SS06 - France - Joux Plane (Gravel, Good, Day)
    SS07 - Finland – Sikakama (Gravel, Good, Day)
    SS08 - USA – Frazier Wells (Normal, Good, Day)

    EUX Start: 17:00 GMT Monday *
    Europe Start: 20:00 GMT Monday *
    USX Start: 01:00 GMT Tuesday *
    US Start: 03:00 GMT Tuesday (10PM EST Monday (USA), 8PM Monday Mountain Time) *
    Oceania Start: 09:30 GMT Tuesday (QLD 7:30 PM; NSW, VIC, Tas 8:30PM. ) *

    Additional time zone 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 Volvo 242 from the Group H car pack.


    NOTES:
    • Click here to read the password!

    • You will require the RSRBR 2011 mod, ( Update 07 ), in order to participate, please see the installation and Usage thread.

      Please Note: Update 08 is now released. It is recommended to install Update 08, but not considered essential for this Rally.

    • You will also require the Group H Car pack.

    • Teamspeak is highly recommended, and adds to the fun.


    IMPORTANT:
    • 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. No fancy intros, I'm afraid. It's just me, not Warren :tongue:

    One of my favourite RBR cars, with realistic damage. RWD car, tricky to drive if you haven't tried it yet. Great fun if you have.

    Classic gravel stages, most of them should be fairly easy to handle.

    It's worth noting that the handbrake will be of no use in this car.


    Drivers:

    Please Note: All drivers must select the Volvo 242 LE

    1. Senad Subasic (mfodor) - EU
    2. Ondrej Kapal (OKapal) - EU
    3. Chris Williamson (Kurisu166) - EU
    4. Tero Leppanen (Cloudy) - EU
    5. Chelton Nunes (Cheltonjr) - EU
    6. Oscar Hardwick (oscarhardwick) - EU
    7. Sebastien Levret (Mayland) - EU
    8. Viesturs Priede (Viesturs Priede) - EUX
    9. Karl Raudsepp (KarlRaudsepp) - EUX
    10. Jani Nylander (Jani) - EUX
    11. Rick Bamford (Lucifer) - OC
    12. Anthony Pahl (apahl) - OC
    13. Jack Hintz (metalshredder7) - OC
    14. Manuel Samaniego (MDSP) - US
    15. Paul Newton (iam27paul) - US
    16. Joe Melin (j03) - US
    17. Corey Twyman (theFlash) - US
    18. Jeff Feaker (bigbobross) - USX
    19. Michael Hausknecht (MikeyBikey) - USX
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  3. just because of the feeling I am first sign up, OKapal - EU for me please :)
     
  4. Viesturs Priede - Viesturs Priede - Monday 17:00 GMT please :)
     
  5. Not the Escort but still fun

    Rick Bamford - Lucifer - OC
     
  6. Manuel De Samaniego

    Manuel De Samaniego
    3X Race Department Rally Champion

    I'll be there. I did a small test and this car is a blast to drive! great little car. Nice poster BTW :wink:

    Manuel Samaniego - MDSP - US
     
  7. Escort is also one of my favourites, so we might be doing that one too :good:. Unless Warren manages to get online and yells at me :D

    All credits go to Damien :good:
     
  8. Warren Dawes

    Warren Dawes
    Premium Member

    The only yelling from me is the cursing because I can't join this Rally, I love the ol' VOVO. Great Rally Senad, this one will be heaps of fun. :banana:
     
  9. Just recycling. Figured one can't go wrong with flowing gravel stages and a nice 2 tonne Volvo :D


    EUX - Monday 17:00 GMT session added :good:
     
  10. Paul Newton - iam27paul - US

    Great car.
     
  11. Anthony Pahl - apahl - OC

    Never driven car, all new stages except Joux Plane, never tried realistic damage. Should be fun.
     
  12. Joe Melin - j03 - US

    Should be fun!
     
  13. Definitely give it a try before the actual rally. It's more... interesting to drive than the A or FWD cars :D
     
  14. Tried it tonight, yes a very different beast:) No throwing this thing around, looks like you need to be smooth with both the wheel and pedals. Like it Senad, good choice:D. How I will get through stages with realistic damage without driving like my grandma is another question.
     
  15. Here's my pro driving. I expect some realistic damage issues as well :D.

     
  16. Manuel De Samaniego

    Manuel De Samaniego
    3X Race Department Rally Champion

    A question, are you guys planning to make a video of this Rally? because i painted my volvo and i could send the replays if there's going to be a video.

    Good luck, this car is either a lot of fun or a lot of frustration sometimes.

    Cheers
     
  17. I made a couple of Rally club videos a while back, but stopped because of hardware issues. Nobody picked it up yet, so no videos.
     
  18. Manuel De Samaniego

    Manuel De Samaniego
    3X Race Department Rally Champion

    Oh well.

    Thanks Senad
     
  19. So, has anyone tried this car on the french tarmac mod stages? Its ridiculous, like driving on a sheet of ice. I stopped on the slightest incline and could not get going again because the tires were spinning so much. Had to back down and up on to a bank to get rolling forward again.

    The gravel mod definitely has some issues.
     
  20. I painted my car too. This is what nearly every one of these cars looks like in the US:

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