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Discussion in 'Presto GP' started by Valerio Vinassa, Oct 8, 2014.
Someone wants an umbrella?
Three incidents, each one was me alone.
1st) Spun at the exit of turn 7 and hit the wall, with suspension and aero damage. Limped back to pits and repaired it.
2nd) Slipped in turn 7, and cut turn 8. Lost 2.5 seconds here though.
3rd) A snap correction in the last turn sent me in a straight line into the wall. Lost both front wheels. Race over.
None but silly mistakes by myself, to myself and costing myself.
I got cramp in my left hand early on and went of track 3 times as a result of not being able to change down quick enough
No incidents involving anyone else though
I hit Valter Ostam on last lap, my apologies to Valter.
I had a contact with Peter if I remember, when I messed at the last chicane, but no real incident.
Incident with Damien on lap 6
Had the head down zoned in coming along the back straight towards 130r, I saw a car ahead hoping he'd move over before the chicane, coming through 130r I realised this wasnt happening and Id have to avoid, I tried to drop gear and turn left as much as I could in the wet conditions at that speed but ploughed into the back of a very slow Damien , there really was no need for Damien to be that slow at 130r.
I'm sorry to say this incident looks like a lack of wet practise on Damiens part and the wrong choice of track side to let someone pass, We wont worry about the wet practise too much as that can always be set straight with more practise in wet conditions in future, you may have to look at lapping procedure though, its never acceptable to slow to a crawl on the racing line, to let someone through move over at the safest opportunity which would've been to your left, it very nearly had dire consequences for me in loosing the gap I'd pulled and gave me suspension damage to cope with for the rest of the race the only saving grace was i somehow still managed to win.
practise, practise practise wet conditions the next time they come up Damien, the forecast from Daniel the week before is there to inform us if we need to put in extra time
those arent incidents, their accidents, stop hogging incident threads with accident reports
I posted my race report in here by mistake, and felt like I needed to put something in instead of leave my post blank...
No worries mate, no one is perfect
No incidents to report.
Just a small coming together with Kurt when lapping when he spun in the hairpin. No problem from my side.
A tap here and there, not worth mentioning. Good effort all around me considering the conditions and at a track like this!
i am sorry david , i chose the wrong side of the road , i m very sorry of this incident
i don't will that , i will just to do good , it was my first run under the rain and i very training under the rain but not enough
Little incident with Nelson on lap 1. After i spun he had no room left so he touch me and he went off track. Sorry for that Neslson, all my fault.
Many many spins and offtracks by myself. I think and really hope they didn'T affect anyone else. If so, please le me know.... i'll apologize,
Will post my fails in race report when i find time.
On L16 I slided to the left in Spoon corner and got in the way of Nelson. We both went off. I had no damage. I hope your car was unharmed Nelson. I'm very sorry for that lack of control.
No problem at all Damien
We all learn every race, When allowing lapping cars past, just try to carry on your usual race, the person doing the lapping will do most of the work, a small lift on a straight or between turns or just moving off the racing line is usually enough, Don't worry though it will all come with experience the more practising you do and it looks like your improving all the time
No incidents to report or nothing bad I know I nearly caused a couple