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EU Silhouettes @ Nordsleife 24hr - Sunday 11th September 2016

Discussion in 'R3E Racing Club' started by Kenny Paton, Aug 31, 2016.

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Added to Calendar: 11-09-16
  1. Kenny Paton

    Kenny Paton
    Staff Premium

    The big one for Sunday night, easy to drive hard to master Silhouettes versus the "Green Hell".
    Let battle commence.

    All premium members can sign up for this event and we have unlimited slots available so make sure to bring a friend. Sign up below and make sure to tag fellow community members who you think are up for a challenge!

    Join us
    Not a premium member yet but interested to race with our group of friendly drivers? Click here for more information and learn how you can participate as well. See you on track?!

    Server and Teamspeak Password: click here
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    Server Name: RaceDepartment.com
    Track: Nordsleife 24hr

    Practice: 17:00 GMT 18:00 BST (30 minutes)
    Qualifying: 17:30 GMT 18:30 BST (15 minutes)
    Race: 17:45 GMT 18:45 BST (60 minutes) (Mandatory Pitstop) (x2 Tyre Wear Normal Fuel Use}

    Entry List
    1. Caramidaru Andrei Bogdan
    2. Christian Moreau
    3. Dan Costa
    4. Daniel Trapp
    5. Mike Davies
    6. Otune
    7. PresidentSmug
    8. Jazz Forsberg
    9. motoxy
    10. Lars Hansen
    11. Voltaic
    12. Jonas2501
    13. 2scoops
    14. lionofjudah72
    15. Magnus Stjerneby
    16. M4LLY
    17. Tobias Röhner
    18. kamackeris
    19. Andi Goodwin
    20. Keith Joyce
    21. Dennis Phelan
    22. Free slot
    23. Free slot
    24. Free slot
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2016
  2. Caramidaru Andrei Bogdan

    Caramidaru Andrei Bogdan
    Mr. C Premium

    holy moly.....need to be in this one, it's a must!!! Epic COMBO!!!
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  3. Caramidaru Andrei Bogdan

    Caramidaru Andrei Bogdan
    Mr. C Premium

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  4. Christian Moreau

    Christian Moreau
    Don't ask me to say aboot... Staff Premium

    It's a Sunday, I'm in for sure. :thumbsup:

    I might do a hotlap/setup for this one.
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  5. Dan Costa

    Dan Costa
    Fear the Crazy Dan Premium

    Sure i'm in :) I have a wedding on Saturday so no practice. It'l be a literal sunday drive for me lol

    ps: please please no sunset
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  6. Daniel Trapp

    Daniel Trapp
    There's no perfect day without racing. Staff Premium


    I´d like to see something around 30 minutes (maybe more)
    and fuel and tyres normal.
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  7. Mike Davies

    Mike Davies

    sign me up :)
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  8. Otune

    SpeedyMite Racing Premium

    I'm in :thumbsup:
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  9. PresidentSmug


    Oh lord! My fears have come true lol. The Nordsleife is my worst track. Tried it once and said never again. It just never ends :confused:. I'm in :D:D:D. Any setups/tips would be much appreciated
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  10. Caramidaru Andrei Bogdan

    Caramidaru Andrei Bogdan
    Mr. C Premium

    even do it might seem logical to go with a low downforce, because of Sector 1 and last big big big straight, actually it's better to have a medium to high downforce settings. After Race07 when I was full on crazy on Nords, I know every corner now so I am comfortable in any situation. Another setup tip is to have medium - high ARB front and rear and soft suspension so you absorb the bumps and tire keeps contact with track, but this is via driver preference also.
    BUT, THE MOST IMPORTANT THING - learn the track, that will gain you the most speed, don't try to memorize all corners , try to memorize by driving and dividing by sectors and when you are at the beginning of learning just have patience, don't try to push any of the corners, like really.
    My advice will be to learn the track in a very slow car, NSU and once you learned it you can go higher because you will know what to expect after some blind corners
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  11. PresidentSmug


    For some strange reason I thought it was this Sunday but it's next Sunday so I have time :thumbsup:
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  12. Jazz Forsberg

    Jazz Forsberg
    2nd hand driver Premium

    Hop ! I can see me already driving alone during 1h... :cautious:
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  13. Christian Moreau

    Christian Moreau
    Don't ask me to say aboot... Staff Premium

    A nice leisurely forest drive for an hour, it can't be that bad. :p
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  14. motoxy


    Are , welcome to my world.:cool: Of course I want in. This a great track for me and Kenny to have a picnic
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  15. motoxy


    :redface:Awe Mr C I like you to.
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  16. Jazz Forsberg

    Jazz Forsberg
    2nd hand driver Premium

    Sure it won't. I'll bring the dog.
    Nice ! We can just park somewhere, turn picnic mode on, and enjoy the race :geek:
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  17. Piero Favretti

    Piero Favretti

    OK I'm in please!
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  18. Lars Hansen

    Lars Hansen
    RDs Ion-Engine....0-60 in six days. Staff Premium

    It's not all that bad. I mean, I've managed to learn it so how hard could it be? :D
    But basically what Mr. C said, divide it into sectors. It's simply too big to absorb it all at once.
    Most of the corners are 3rd gear, so the trick becomes figuring out which ones are 2nd or 4th.
    Most notable 2nd gear corners are the exit from Adenauer Forst, Karussell, Breidscheid and in particular Wehrseifen.
    Wehrseifen is deadly if you don't know it's coming. You have to be in 3rd in the right-hander just before it, otherwise you'll never stop in time.
    Once you get comfortable with the sequence of turns, the arguably two most important corners are Bergwerk and Galgenkopf simply because they're both followed by several kilometers of flat-out straights.
    Galgenkopf is pretty simple, but Bergwerk is a lot trickier than it looks.
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