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Rally - Snow Sliding @ Finland - Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th May 2012

Discussion in 'RBR Rally Club & Leagues' started by Warren Dawes, May 10, 2012.

  1. "Snow Sliding @ Finland"

    Mon 14th & Tues 15th May 2012

    Update 04 has now been released. Please see post #15 below for more details.

    Early WRC Cars on snow in Finland

    Banner by Damien Jones ​

    Sessions: RD Snow Sliding EUX / RD Snow Sliding EU / RD Snow Sliding USX / RD Snow Sliding US / RD Snow Sliding OC

    NOTE: We may include additional time zone 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: A8W-99 and A8W-00 ( You must select car choice from available list on sign-up ) **

    Damage: Realistic

    SS01 - Finland -Kaihuavaara – Normal, Med Fog, Day
    SS02 - Finland - Mustaselka – Normal, Damp, Day
    SS03 - Finland - Sikakama – Normal, Bad, Day
    SS04 - Finland - Autiovaara – Normal, Cloudy, Night
    SS05 - Finland - Autiovaara II – Normal, Damp, Day
    SS06 - Finland - Sikakama II – Normal, Good, Dusk
    SS07 - Finland - Mustaselka II – Normal, Light Fog, Day
    SS08 - Finland - Kaihuavaara II – Mix Mod, Good, Day

    EUX Start: 16:00 GMT Monday *
    Europe Start: 19:00 GMT Monday *
    USX Start: 00:00 GMT Tuesday (8PM Eastern Time, Monday) *
    US Start: 02:00 GMT Tuesday (10PM Eastern (USA), 8PM Mountain Time, Monday) *
    Oceania Start: 10:30 GMT Tuesday (8:30 PM 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.
    * EUX, EU, USX, US, and OC 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 re Car Selection:

    1. To help ensure a more mixed car selection, please select a car from the available list in the Sign-Up post (below). Only a limited number of each car will be available, so first in best dressed. All cars are closely matched in performance. If more drivers sign up after all cars are allocated, then we may add additional cars at our discretion.

    2. IN ADDITION, all drivers who dove in the previous Rally with these cars (Mud & Slush @ Japan), MUST choose a different manufacturer of car to the one you used last time. ie. If you drove a Subaru 99, you cannot choose the Subaru 99 or Subaru 00.

    Please, only sign-up if you intend to join, to help prevent limiting car choices to others who may sign-up later.

    • Click here to read the password!
    • You will require the RSRBR 2012 Mod & Update 03, in order to participate, please see the Installation and Usage thread.
      Please Note: Update 04 has now been released. Please read post #15 for details.
    • You will also require the A8W-99 and A8W-00 car packs.
    • Teamspeak is highly recommended, and adds to the fun.
    • Please sign up in the following format: RD Name (RSRBR2012 Name) - Session. Include your car 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. Drivers:

    Please select your car choice from the list available. If more drivers sign up than allocated cars, then additional cars may be made available at our discretion.

    IN ADDITION, you cannot choose the same car manufacturer that you used in the previous Rally with these cars (Rally - Mud & Slush @ Japan). eg. If you drove a Subaru, you cannot choose a Subaru this time.

    If you didn't drive in the previous Rally, then you are free to choose any car from the list.

    Please check your previous car choice from the last Rally by checking the post below.

    1. A8W-99 Seat Cordoba WRC evo 1
    2. A8W-99 Seat Cordoba WRC evo 1
    3. A8W-99 Subaru Impreza WRC 1999 - Senad Subasic (mfodor) - EUX
    4. A8W-99 Subaru Impreza WRC 1999 - Michael Hammond (Mike80) - OC
    5. A8W-99 Ford Focus WRC 1999 - Andrew Fearby (fearrari) - OC
    6. A8W-99 Ford Focus WRC 1999
    7. A8W-99 Peugeot 206 WRC 1999 - Warren Dawes (WAD53) - OC
    8. A8W-99 Peugeot 206 WRC 1999
    9. A8W-99 Ford Escort WRC - Sion Williams (RS Williams) - EU
    10. A8W-99 Ford Escort WRC - Teemu Toikka (tesnaukki) - EUX
    11. A8W-99 Ford Escort WRC
    12. A8W-99 Ford Escort WRC
    13. A8W-99 Skoda Octavia WRC evo 1
    14. A8W-99 Skoda Octavia WRC evo 1
    15. A8W-99 Toyota Corolla WRC - Jeremy Loveland (Wol-Gran) - OC
    16. A8W-99 Toyota Corolla WRC - Rick Bamford (Lucifer) - OC
    17. A8W-99 Toyota Corolla WRC - Damien Jones (DJones) OC
    18. A8W-99 Toyota Corolla WRC
    19. A8W-00 Citroen Xsara T4 - Alasdair Beck (boybeck) - EUX
    20. A8W-00 Citroen Xsara T4 - Tero Leppanen (Cloudy - OC
    21. A8W-00 Citroen Xsara T4
    22. A8W-00 Citroen Xsara T4
    23. A8W-00 Skoda Octavia WRC evo 2
    24. A8W-00 Skoda Octavia WRC evo 2
    25. A8W-00 Peugeot 206 WRC 2000
    26. A8W-00 Peugeot 206 WRC 2000
    27. A8W-00 Subaru Impreza WRC 2000 - Andrew koojo (andyone) - EUX
    28. A8W-00 Subaru Impreza WRC 2000 - Magnar Haarstadsveen (magnar) - EU
    29. A8W-00 Seat Cordoba WRC evo 2 - Erik Tveit (Erik Tveit) - EU
    30. A8W-00 Seat Cordoba WRC evo 2 - Ole Marius Myrvold (Myrvold) - EU
    31. A8W-00 Ford Focus WRC 2000 - Fernando Agapito (Fernando A.) - EUX
    32. A8W-00 Ford Focus WRC 2000
    33. A8W-00 Hyundai Accent WRC1 - Magnus Lindgren (magnuslindgren) - EU
    34. A8W-00 Hyundai Accent WRC1 - Roy Magnes (Roy Magnes) - EUX
    35. A8W-00 Hyundai Accent WRC1
    36. A8W-00 Hyundai Accent WRC1
  3. Car Roster for A8W-99 and A8W-00

    Here is the list of cars used by drivers in the previous Rally with A8W-99 to 00 cars.
    Drivers MUST use a different manufacturer's car in this Rally.

  4. Our next Rally is open for sign-up.

    For this Rally, we return to the theme of one of our previous Rallys, and the early years of WRC Rally Cars, 1999 and 2000. These cars are typical 4WD Rally Cars, but lack some of the power and smarts of modern Rally Cars. These Car Packs have a wide selection of cars available, but all are very closely matched, with some variation in handling / weight characteristics.

    For this Rally, we return to classic snow conditions, and use all of the default Finland Stages.
    The weather also varies for most Stages, with daylight also varying, and a Mix mod stage to finish with the snow starting to thaw.

    Again, to ensure full variety of cars used, we have included a restricted range of cars on sign-up.

    PLEASE NOTE: You must select your car from the available list in the sign-up, so early sign-ups get a bigger choice of cars. Don't worry, all cars are closely matched in performance, but may have slightly different handling characteristics.

    We also have an additional rule for car choice. All drivers who participated in our previous rally with these cars MUST choose a different manufacturer's car this time. See details in the sign-up and the provided list of drivers and cars used last time.
    If you didn't drive the previous rally, you are free to choose any of the available cars.

    Also note, we will be running this Rally theme regularly, and the car restrictions will continue. So your choices will be limited until you have driven most manufacturer's cars.

    To be fair to your fellow members, please only sign-up if you intend to join, we don't want "maybes" reserving cars and limiting others choices. So if you are a "maybe", please leave your sign-up to later.


    1. These cars are all 4WD and handling should be familiar to those used to driving WRC cars. All cars are similar in performance, but may handle slightly differently. The Corolla and Escort are a little tailey, but you can improve that with small setup adjustments. The Skoda feels a little heavier, as expected.

    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. This is especially important for Snow Stages.

    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).

    Good luck all, I hope you have fun sliding around in the snow.
  5. Fernando Agapito

    Fernando Agapito
    RDRC S4 Overall Champion

    I like the idea of forcing everyone to drive a different car this time :thumbsup: I'll go with Colin McRae's car then :)

    Fernando Agapito - Fernando A. - EUX - Ford Focus WRC 2000
  6. Senad Subasic - mfodor - EUX - Subaru Impreza WRC 1999
  7. Andrew koojo - andyone - EUX - A8W-00 Subaru Impreza WRC 2000
  8. Jeremy Loveland - Wol-Gran - Toyota corolla 1999 WRC - OC
  9. Sion Williams - RS Williams - EU - A8W-99 Ford Escort WRC

    Likeing the idea, plus some of the best cars on the game IMHO
  10. Teemu Toikka

    Teemu Toikka
    Not so Flying Finn

    Teemu Toikka - tesnaukki - EUX - '99 Ford Escort WRC
  11. Magnus Lindgren - magnuslindgren - Europe - Hyundai Accent WRC1
  12. Magnar Haarstadsveen

    Magnar Haarstadsveen
    Just me Premium

    Magnar Haarstadsveen - magnar - Eu - Subaru Impreza WRC 2000
  13. Roy Magnes

    Roy Magnes
    Gentleman Driver Staff

    Roy Magnes - Roy Magnes - EUX - Hyundai Accent
  14. Alasdair Beck - boybeck - EUX Xsara T4

    love it. 2 runs through my favourite stage ! Yay
  15. All drivers please note:

    Update 04 has now been released. This update affects Car Packs A8W-99 and A8W-00 which are being used in this Rally, so it is recommended that you install the Update prior to running this Rally.
    The main change (for this Rally) to these car packs is a new model for the Subaru Impreza, so if you choose this car, you should update. You will also need to update the Car Packs too.
    If you don't install the Update prior to running this Rally, it should still work ok, but you will use the older car model.
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  16. Andrew Fearby - fearrari - OC - A8W-99 Ford Focus WRC 1999

    Sorry for missing the last club event (RS200), had a last minute social outing.
  17. Gonna try and make it for this one.

    Rick Bamford - Lucifer - OC - Corolla WRC
  18. Michael Hammond (Mike80)-OC- Subaru Impreza WRC 1999
  19. I have murdered two different sets of marshals on Sikakama. Very annoying.
  20. Roy Magnes

    Roy Magnes
    Gentleman Driver Staff

    Was not too happy with my first 2 stagetimes, but on Sikakama I rolled heavliy esrly on and had a CFH, then I rolled again towards the end of the stage and lost the brakes en the car. Argh! The stage that I have njoyed the most since I started driving the game has turned on me yet again :p
    Again the rest of the rally was used to salvage some kind of result, and the focus was on getting back past Alasdair at least.
    Too bad with your problems on the final 2 stages, Andrew, you had a very good pace today!

    Now all I have to do is wait for Magnar and Fernando to shred my times :p