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Rally - Tommi Makinen Tribute - Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th July 2011

Discussion in 'RBR Rally Club & Leagues' started by Warren Dawes, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. Warren Dawes

    Warren Dawes

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    ”Tommi Makinen Tribute”

    Mon 4th & Tues 5th July 2011


    PLEASE NOTE THAT RSRBR 2011, (UPDATE 06) IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT

    Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 6.5 across a variety of Stages.


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    Sessions: RD Tommi Makinen EU / RD Tommi Makinen US / RD Tommi Makinen OC / RD Tommi Makinen USX / RD Tommi Makinen AP


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

    Car Pack: A8_1 ( You must choose the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 6.5 from this car pack.) **

    Damage: Reduced



    SS01 – France - Joux Plane II (Monte Carlo mod, Good, Day)
    SS02 – France - Bisanne (Normal, Good, Day)
    SS03 - France - Joux Verte II (Normal, Damp, Day)
    SS04 - Finland - Autiovaara (Normal, Bad, Day)
    SS05 – Finland - Mustaselka (Normal, Good, Night)
    SS06 - Australia - Mineshaft II (Normal, Light Fog, Day)
    SS07 - Japan - Tanner (Normal, Damp, Day)
    SS08 – USA - Prospect Ridge II (Normal, Cloudy, Day)


    USX Start: 03:00 GMT Monday (Sunday - 11PM EDST (USA), 9PM Mountain Time) *
    Asia Pacific Start: 18:00 GMT Monday *
    Europe Start: 19:00 GMT Monday *
    US Start: 03:00 GMT Tuesday (Monday - 11PM EDST (USA), 9PM Mountain Time) *
    Oceania Start: 10:30 GMT Tuesday (QLD,NSW and VIC start time 8:30PM. ) *



    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.

    ** PLEASE NOTE: You must choose the Lancer Evo 6.5 from the A8_1 car pack.


    NOTES:
    • Click here to read the password!
    • You will require the RSRBR 2011 mod, ( Update 06 ), in order to participate, please see the installation and Usage thread.
    • You will also require the A8_1 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. Warren Dawes

    Warren Dawes

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    Drivers:

    NOTE: You must choose the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 6.5 from the A8_1 Car Pack

    1. Dariusz Swiderski (swider) - EU
    2. Pete Mull (SilverRallier) - EU
    3. Norman Biscuits (got_biscuits) - EU
    4. Hugo Barbosa (Unhas) - EU
    5. Nigel Atkins (Marmiteman) - EU
    6. John Cunningham (HH_BF1) - EU
    7. Daniel Tønsberg (Xull) - EU
    8. Roy Magnes (Roy Magnes) - EU
    9. Simone Demi (simonedemi) - EU
    10. Ben Tusting ( Bacon Buttie) - EU
    11. Mark Johnston (madmonkey)- EU
    12. Tomas Reinicke (ctbr) - EU
    13. Hubert Smolders (Speedthrill) - EU
    14. Rick Bamford (Lucifer) - OC
    15. Senad Subasic (mfodor) - OC
    16. Jeremy Loveland (Wol-Gran) - OC
    17. James Knowles (Tannat) - OC
    18. Warren Dawes (WAD53) - OC
    19. Keegan Buckley (kbuckley) - OC
    20. Eddie Mann (EddieX1) - OC
    21. Mark Birney (Sparky245) - OC
    22. [COLOR="#midblue"]Corey Twyman (theFlash) - USX[/COLOR]
    23. Bob Luneski (boblu) - USX
    24. Ashok Revanna (tantragna) - AP
    25. James Worsham (SpideR) -TBA
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  3. Warren Dawes

    Warren Dawes

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    Our next Rally is open for sign-up.

    We are running another of our Tribute Rallys, where we recognise past and present Rally Drivers and the cars they were most famous with.

    For this Rally, we pay tribute to another great Fin, Tommi Makinen. Tommi is one of the most successful WRC drivers of all time, ranking second in championships (4), tied with Juha Kankkunen and behind Sébastien Loeb (7), and fifth in wins (24). He is a four-time World Rally Champion, a series he first won, and then successfully defended, continuously throughout 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999, on all occasions driving the Ralliart Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

    Of course, we will drive the Mitsubishi Lancer, the car he made so famous. We will use the Evo 6.5 from the A8_1 Car Pack, and the default skin is even the Ralliart livery used by Makinen. This car is a WRC car, and drives very similarly to the other WRC cars in RBR. It is quite powerful, quick, but handles reasonably well.

    For this Rally, we will be testing our drivers to match the great range of skills demonstrated by Makinen throughout his carrer. The Stages are all default, but will be a very wide selection of changeable surfaces and weather, and they will test the all-round skill of our Club Drivers to the full. This Rally will have a bit of everything, including an opening Monte Carlo Stage, followed by a rapid trip around the world on Tarmac, Snow, Gravel, with some variation in weather, and a night Stage thrown in to add to your challenge.

    Patience and adaptability will be the key this time.



    DRIVER BRIEFING NOTES:

    1. This car is a typical 4WD, and has plenty of power, so some care will be needed. The handling is quite good and similar to most 4WD WRC 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).

    Please note that Start Times now take into account DST adjustments around the world, including the Server time. Please check your local times.

    Good luck all, and let's see who might have the skills of Tommi.

    Huge thanks to Damien for the classy Banner. :thanks:


    And a Video tributed to Tommi.







    and a video highlighting the Evo 6.5:

     
  4. Pete Mull

    Pete Mull

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    WoW that's looks good Warren :wink::wink:

    Pete
     
  5. Dariusz Swiderski

    Dariusz Swiderski

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    Nice vids Warren :good:

    Dariusz Swiderski - swider - EU

    Should be fun :)
     
  6. Pete Mull

    Pete Mull

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    Ooooooooooops, should have added:

    Pete Mull - (SilverRallier) - EU
     
  7. Norman Biscuits

    Norman Biscuits
    @ Simberia @Simberia

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    Norman Biscuits (got_biscuits) - EU
     
  8. Rick Bamford

    Rick Bamford

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    I'm BACK!!!;)

    Good event Warren, I love these cars.

    Rick Bamford (Lucifer) - OC
     
  9. Hugo Barbosa

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    Let's have a try, the fun is sure, so why not??

    Hugo Barbosa - (Unhas) - EU
     
  10. Senad Subasic

    Senad Subasic

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    That car is relevant to my interests :good:

    Senad Subasic (mfodor) - OC

    Will try to be on TS this time, no clue what was the problem in the last one :confused:
     
  11. Warren Dawes

    Warren Dawes

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    I don't know either, but Alastair had the same problem, he only found us through sheer luck.
     
  12. Senad Subasic

    Senad Subasic

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    This is off topic a bit, but that Subaru looks gorgeous against the brown and orange gravel. And against snow. And grass.

    That reminds me, I won a boomerang signed by Makinen and Solberg from Rally Australia in 2003, near the end of his short stint there :D
     
  13. Jeremy Loveland

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    Jeremy Loveland - Wol-Gran - OC

    Gee's this is up early this week?
    Im thinking of just using sequential stick shift for this 1 :p
     
  14. Rick Bamford

    Rick Bamford

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    That would be right for this car Jeremy. 6 speed Sequential box it this one.
     
  15. Nigel Atkins

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    Nigel Atkins - Marmiteman- EU
     
  16. John Cunningham

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    John Cunningham - HH_BF1 - EU
     
  17. James Knowles

    James Knowles

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    Okay-OC starts 5:30 local time-15 minute Public Session startup delay so essentially starting at 5:45, short stages for the most part, I should be able to complete this rally within 90 minutes by 7:15 and make it to work by 8:30

    James Knowles-Tannat-OC
     
  18. Daniel Tonsberg

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    Daniel Tønsberg - Xull - EU
     
  19. Roy Magnes

    Roy Magnes
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    I will dust off my old Lancer, as I drove this car in the swedish series a couple years ago :)

    Roy Magnes - Roy Magnes - EU
     
  20. Simone Demi

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    Simone Demi - simonedemi - EU