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Season 8 Race 9 - Barcelona Drivers meeting

Discussion in 'Presto GP' started by Nicolai Nicholson, May 3, 2012.

  1. Nicolai Nicholson

    Nicolai Nicholson

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    Hi guys, we have two different options when it comes to track-choice, Barcelona and Barcelona07. Both tracks are hosted in que (07 is second in line, click next event to swap to other track), it would be great if we decided ASAP which track to use.
     
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  2. Nicolai Nicholson

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    The url in the calendar points to the 07 version of the track + that was the track we used last year so I guess it is safe to go with that one. I will change the servers accordingly.
     
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  3. Bob Laube

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    Please excuse my late delivery :(

    Hello guys,mates and friends,

    I'm in the next few weeks so busy that it is impossible for me
    to train and participate in the next two races.
    I wish all participants good luck and have fun.

    I willfrom time to time, read alongin ourforum.
    We will see us again on our servers or on the public servers.


    kind regards :)

    STUNTMAN BOB
     
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  4. Nicolai Nicholson

    Nicolai Nicholson

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    Thanks for letting us know Bob, see you around :)
     
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  5. Jonas Lex

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    cu soon :)
     
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  6. Peter Marshall

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    Gonna miss ya Bob! Thank you for the season m8.

    P.S. I haven't found any time to train for this race either. A total of 5, 6 laps for setup and pre-qualification purposes. BUT I expect to attend the race and I hope we will see an equally unprepared Jim present himself as well.
     
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  7. Reik Major

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    Have fun in the summer break Bob! :)

    We count on you for next season! ;)
     
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  8. Valter Ostman

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    See you next season Bab :)
     
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  9. Nicolai Nicholson

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    What about the other Bob, how are you doing? Are you all well and ready to race? We cannot lose 2xBob at the same time ;)

    Looking at the time-sheet it can be a very exciting race, with all racers (ranging from Reik to Vale) are within 3 seconds. Adding the great possibillity for a wet race it is not easy to know how this will turn out, but with 18-20 focused drivers it can be a fantastic event.

    At PrestoGP the battle for 16th place is as important as the battle for 1st, so "slower" drivers, please do not sacrifise your own battle to avoid holding up the faster cars that are lapping you. As long as you do not favor any drivers it will be the same for all. I say this because I often experience that drivers give away several seconds to allow me past without losing time, and when I am in a situation where I am being lapped, I get the same urge, that I at all cost will not interfere with the race leaders battle. Optimally I think the best way to lap a car is to make a passing move at first chance and then expect the driver ahead (the one being lapped) to make it very easy for you (I know I might be repeating myself here).
     
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  10. Kurt Kjellin

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    See you next season Bob :)
     
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  11. Jim Hawley

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    Guys

    My situation has not improved, infact it's got quite a lot worse as I now have even more work to do along side my house rebuild:coffee:

    The main problem is that I'm not living here, only working here, my PC is here in my office upstairs along with the wheel etc. but I'm working here until I can no longer hold my head up then driving back to our temp accomodation to cook,eat and sleep, I just can't fit any sim racing in, it's impossible

    The temp place has no telephone line so I can't take the PC and work/sim race from there, plus I need to be here during the day to supervise the builders and work on the house myself

    I don't think racing tomorrow is an option as I've not turned a wheel on the server yet

    Please don't think I'm loosing my passion for racing or Presto, that is not the case, I've enjoyed this seasons events more than ever and I will be back when my life returns to normal (or close to normal)


    Jim
     
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  12. Valerio Vinassa

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    see you around Bob :thumbsup: next season sure

    ops Jim your life seems an Agatha Christie's book a bit complex and muddled:D see you soon
     
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  13. Reik Major

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    fingers crossed for everything you do Jim! Take all the time you need to get those things done well. In this case sim racing should have lower priority, so don't worry mate. :)
     
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  14. Peter Marshall

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    Take care Jim and remember that you only have the one back; so don't break it! :)
     
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  15. Bob Luneski

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    I share your concern for the troublesome trend in the reduction of Bob's racing in major RD or PrestoGP series events. I'm going to try tomorrow, but the stye in my right eye has not yet fully healed. It painful and still tears up badly when I try and drive. I've not been able to practice because of it, but at least I know the track well. I'll have some time tomorrow before the race to see how things go. Maybe I'll get creative and tie a bandana to my glasses so when my eye tears up I can quickly reach up to grab the bandana to clear my eye of tears.Won't be fast, but I'll be there, and intend to be safe.and do as well as I can.

    Looking forward PrestoGP is the best run league in the business and any proposals for joining RD leagues witha prmotion/demotion system can be anything but good for being able attract new drivers with a higher level of skill. I'd fully support efforts to make that happen.
     
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  16. Peter Marshall

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    Did some testing on the wet servers, lots of fun :) I couldn't see anything running behind Marko on the 70 wet server. Blind as a bat I was and trusting completely in Marko's braking skills not to run into him down the main straight, even though I was cautious.I couldn't even see the signs/ wall markings side of track. Several laps of eek!!:)

    I thought i would mention this as I don't remember the spray to be a dense as it is now. Will be fun :)
     
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  17. Valter Ostman

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    Hope you'll be back racing soon. I will practise hard to get the chance to beat you on your return :)
     
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  18. Nicolai Nicholson

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    Take your time Jim, I agree with what the other guys have said :)

    The password for tonight's race will not be sent through e-mail this time but rather posted in this thread by Peter :) (the server is already open, I'll be there about half way through practice session).
     
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  19. Peter Marshall

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    Sever password for tonight is peter

    :)
     
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  20. Kennett Ylitalo

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    Man oh man, what a track.. The old Barcelona street circuit, Montjuich....

     
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