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Rally - "The Lightweights" - Mon 28th February & Tues 1st March 2011

Discussion in 'RBR Rally Club & Leagues' started by Warren Dawes, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. ”The Lightweights”

    Mon 28th February & Tues 1st March 2011


    Small FWD Cars on Gravel Stages – Suzuki Swift S1600; Peugeot 106 S16; Citroen C2; Saxo VTS; VW Polo S1600; Suzuki Ignis S1600; Opel Corsa S1600; Peugeot 206 S1600.


    Sessions: RD Lightweights EU / RD Lightweights US / RD Lightweights OC / RD Lightweights USX / RD Lightweights EUX / RD Lightweights EUZ

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

    Car Pack: Group A6K_2 ( You may choose any car from this car pack) **

    Damage: Reduced

    SS01 - England – Rally School (Normal, Good, Day)
    SS02 - England - Falstone (Normal, Good, Day).
    SS03 - England – Shepherds Shield (Normal, Good, Day)
    SS04 - England – Harwood Forest (Normal, Good, Day)
    SS05 - England – Sweet Lamb (Normal, Good, Day)
    SS06 - Japan – Pirka Minoko (Normal, Good, Day)
    SS07 - Finland – Kaihuavara (Gravel Mod, Good, Day)
    SS08 - Finland - Autiovaara (Gravel Mod, Good, Day)

    Europe Start: 20:00 GMT Monday *
    US Start: 04:00 GMT Tuesday (11PM EDST (USA), 9PM Mountain Time) *
    Oceania Start: 09:30 GMT Tuesday (Queensland start time 7:30PM, NSW and VIC start time 8:30PM. ) *
    USX Start: 10.45 GMT Tuesday *
    EUX Start: 22.30 GMT Tuesday *
    EUZ Start: 20.00 GMT Tuesday *

    ** PLEASE NOTE: You may choose any car from this Pack.

    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.

    • Click here to read the password! Please Note: The RD Password has recently been changed.

    • You will require the RSRBR 2011 mod, ( Update 03 ), in order to participate, please see the installation and Usage thread.

    • You will require the Car Pack A6K_2 .

    • 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:

    Please Note: You may choose any car from the Group A6K_2

    1. Senad Subasic (mfodor) - Europe
    2. Warren Dawes (WAD53) - Oceania
    3. Troy Ament (tromoly) - US
    4. Kevin Hopkins(Kevin Hopkins)-Oceania
    5. Robb Kulcsar (R27kul) - Europe
    6. Roy Magnes (Roy Magnes) - Europe
    7. Norman Biscuits (got_biscuits) - Europe
    8. Ole Marius Myrvold (Ole Myrvold) - Europe
    9. Terri A. Buenaflor (krpk) - Europe
    10. Damien Jones (DJones) - Oceania
    11. Yann Laprevotte (yannlaprevotte) - Oceania
    12. James Knowles (tannat) - USX
    13. Dariusz Swiderski (swider)- Europe
    14. Hans Sneep (PeHaEe) - Europe
    15. Nigel Atkins (Marmiteman) - EUZ
    16. Simone Demi (simonedemi) - Europe
    17. Corey Twyman (theFlash) - US
    18. Mark Johnston (madmonkey) - Europe
    19. Daniel Lovett (Dan27) - Europe
    20. Ashok Revanna (tantragna) - US
    21. Mick Aspinall (Aspy) - Europe
    22. Rick Bamford (Lucifer) - Oceania
    23. Bobby Goy (Goy) - Europe
    24. Erik Tveit (Erik Tveit) - Europe
    25. Hubert Smolders (speedthrill) - Europe
    26. Mark Birney (Sparky245) - Europe
    27. Steve Debilde (Toyo-Steve)-Oceania
    28. Driver
    29. Driver
    30. Driver

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

    For this Rally, we have a complete change of pace and style. We run the smaller FWD, lightly powered S1600 cars. This may be a welcome break for some who didn’t enjoy the more difficult cars we have used recently.

    These cars are FWD, so their handling and driving characteristics are very different, and much easier to drive. However, they will still require some skill to drive fast and can be a lot of fun if you push them very hard. Surprisingly, despite their low power, they can still push out good times over these Stages.

    This time, we run all gravel Stages. The weather is very kind too, we have had so much horrible weather around the real world, I thought we should brighten up our virtual world for this one.


    1. These cars all handle fairly easily, but remember they are FWD so plenty of throttle is needed to “pull” them along and through turns. Check the brake settings, some drivers may prefer more front bias in some of the cars.
    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).

    Special thanks to Damien for the neat banner. :)

    Good luck all, I hope you have fun with these cars, and hope we see a good roll up. :rally: :signup:

    Here is a little promo video to give you an idea of the various cars available in the Pack:

  4. Senad Subasic (mfodor) - EU

    Missed the last two rallies, for stupid reasons, hopefully this one will be fine.
  5. Troy Ament (tromoly) - US
  6. Kevin Hopkins

    Kevin Hopkins

    Kevin Hopkins(Kevin Hopkins)-Oceania
  7. I'm in, Robb Kulcsar R27kul EU Tz.
  8. Roy Magnes

    Roy Magnes
    Gentleman Driver Staff

    Count me in with an Ignis :D

    Roy Magnes - Roy Magnes - EU

    By the way - what happened to point 3 in the driver briefing notes? :tongue:
  9. I have no idea what you are talking about. :tongue:

    Gee, as soon as someone wins a Rally, they start giving cheek. :poke: :rolleyes::)

    Actually, it was a special rule about drivers not being allowed to win two rallys in succession. :hammer:
  10. Roy Magnes

    Roy Magnes
    Gentleman Driver Staff

    Hahahaha... Sorry, just had to ask :tongue: I will have to break that rule, though :wink:
  11. Norman Biscuits

    Norman Biscuits
    @ Simberia @Simberia

    Me, please.
    Norman Biscuits (got_biscuits) - EU
  12. count me in, nice break from preparation for RBR tournie and Touring car tournie.

    Eckhart von Glan (Eckhart v Glan)
  13. Ole Marius Myrvold

    Ole Marius Myrvold
    JWB 96-13 Staff

    You wish! ;)

    Ole Marius Myrvold - Ole Myrvold - EU
  14. Terri A. Buenaflor (krpk) - EU

    no tips about which car is fast or slow or handful? :D
  15. Not really, when I test drove them (only at Rally School), I got similar times with all of them. It depended more on how well I drove them.
    Some have 5 speed gear boxes and some had 6, so maybe it might come down to which you prefer.
    Handling did seem a bit different in some but none were a handful, and probably setup changes to suit driving styles will have an impact.

    I'll probably choose one that looks and sounds nice, loool. :wink::)
  16. ^ Thanks I think I just miss the drivers briefing style on the Bee's invade America lolx!
  17. Damien Jones - DJones - OC
  18. Yann Laprevotte - yannlaprevotte - OC
  19. Suggestion-shakedown stage

    Warren- I have a suggestion for Rally Club events. I think all of us would like to know how we measure up to the rest of the crew before a rally. I think it would be great to include a shakedown stage in the event posting.

    1) The stage should be comparable to the rally route (i.e. a tarmac stage for a tarmac rally, etc etc) and should involve the designated car for the event
    2) Participation is voluntary
    3) The posting of shakedown times would be directly on the rally thread by the participants-no involvement of you or Senad would be necessary.
    4) Times would be submitted on the honor system. No screenies, attachments etc are necessary as the shakedown stage counts for nothing.

    Whaddya think?
  20. I like it, that way i can see if I can drive acceptable times to participate in this event :)