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Shall we start a real racing team?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Bram, May 4, 2009.

  1. Bram

    Bram
    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Premium Member

    Was doing a little daydreaming: why arent we seriously investigating to form a real life racing team: RD Motorsports or something :)

    We have so many supportive members, and all those members must have very good contacts with other people with contacts etc etc (getting the point?)

    We have some real life drivers amoung us so that problem is tackled, now we only need to finance a car, a hospitality trailer, mechanics, and a good series to start in next season :) We have something that other racing teams dont have and need it very badly: the best PR tool possible: internet :)

    Running a full season WTCC will cost around 2,500,000 euro's ive heard (including everything)

    Dream or...
     
  2. one mecanic you have :p *waves hand*
    awsome idear Bram but maybe start with something less expensive as the WTCC :)
    VLM would be cool or a youngtimer series
     
  3. i was thinking of buying and prepare a car for the next nordschleife 24h ,leeeeess expensive than a complete season in any series,just have to find a good car a prepare it ,to do the nordschleife 24h you don't need to be a real pro ,and have a biiiig car
     
  4. Bram

    Bram
    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Premium Member

  5. Ross Balfour

    Ross Balfour
    #99 | Roaring Pipes Maniacs

    Cool idea!

    I could be erm.....lol

    But seriously we have guys like Ludwig Ghidi, Daniel Juncadella, MARIN COLAK and im pretty sure there are a few more, maybe they could all chip in even if it is a one-race event.

    Could I be teamchief pleeaaassse :D
     
  6. Bram

    Bram
    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Premium Member

    Nice mainprize for the league: racing course to get your racing license and drive the RD Motorsports car a full season...

    Sander <------------ :woop:
     
  7. Well, I dont know what it costs in Europe, but when I raced Motorcycles here in the US a 7 events/year cost me about $30k (per year). I heard on the cheap side you could get away with about $10k:)

    That's why after 3 years I "took" a break. I missed it soo much that my wife bougth me evo. The rest is history:)

    Cars are a little more expensive too.
     
  8. Gareth Hickling

    Gareth Hickling
    Premium Member

    A banger race team is nice n cheap :)
     
  9. bram i had more something like a mini or e30 in my mind for the 24h :) as it is compared to anything else cheap ;D
     
  10. Bram

    Bram
    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Premium Member

    24H is way too soon! If we enter we go for the podium :) You better start reading those old mechanic books now MH!
     
  11. I wanna be a mechanic :) im in training :D after all motorsport mechanics is where i wanna be if i cant afford too race!
     
  12. next years 24h is not to soon :p and i am reading already up lol
     
  13. driverlineup could be S.Hogendoorn, A.Domjan and C.Haba now we need a car that can take the overal win cuz the drivers can :)... maybe a 911 gt3 ;D
     
  14. Ross Balfour

    Ross Balfour
    #99 | Roaring Pipes Maniacs

    If we can, try to get the real racers in (Colak, Ghidi, Juncadella) If not im sure the list you mentioned will be ace quick!
     
  15. Simon Bacon

    Simon Bacon
    Premium Member

    Seems like everyone got the same idea. Entering the MG Metro Cup next year, going to cost around £6000 for a full season, but I was spending nearly half that on cigarettes last year.:wink2:

    http://www.mgmetrocup.co.uk/
     
  16. Simon Bacon

    Simon Bacon
    Premium Member

  17. WAAAAAYYYY too expensive. Good luck with that :D.
     
  18. Very good idea :D