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TC-65: Toyota Corolla vs Lancia Fulvia @ Birmingham USA - Tue 14th May 2013

Discussion in 'GT Legends' started by Rupe Wilson, May 8, 2013.

  1. Rupe Wilson

    Rupe Wilson
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    Server name: RACEDEPARTMENT.COM GTL
    Class: TC65 Toyota Corolla (Download) vs Lancia Fulva 1600 ( Download )
    Track: Birmingham Barber GP 3.7km (Download) Barber GP 3.7km

    Practice start time: GMT 19.00 (20 mins)
    Qualification start time: GMT 19.20 (single lap)
    Race start time: GMT 19.30 ( 13 laps)
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    Practice start time: GMT 19.50 (20 mins)
    Qualification start time: GMT 20.10 (single lap)
    Race start time: GMT 20.20 ( 13 laps)

    Note 1: Skins that come with the Mods Only
    Note 2: Race 1 you will use the first car next to your name and for Race 2 the other car
    Note 3: We are using the SIMBIN lobby for this event. See here how to switch lobby
    Note 4 : We run a superpole qually, you get one chance only at a outlap and qually lap. Take it easy on your outlap and get you car in a good position to run you qually lap, leave enough room to allow for the unexpected from the car infront
    you don't get another go if you have to take avoiding action..
    Note 5: Racing Room must be given to all driversand this works both ways. Divebombing into and across a corner denies people the chance to make the corner correctly just as much as someone obliviously (or deliberately) cutting the nose off of another driver who has achieved the overlap fairly.
    The kerbs are not deemed as track, therefore 2 wheels must be within the white lines, on the tarmac, At All Times..

    Server password: click here
    Racing rules: click here

    Entry List:
    1. Rupe Wilson - Corolla / Fulvia
    2. Tim ling - Fulvia /Corolla
    3. Antonio Tavares - Corolla #76 / Fulvia #991
    4. Warren Schembri - Fulvia /Corolla
    5. Sakis Politis - Corolla / Fulvia
    6. Roland Warmenhoven - Fulvia /Corolla
    7. Yves Larose - Corolla / Fulvia
    8. Hiroshi Awazu - Fulvia /Corolla
    9. Hans Sneep - Corolla / Fulvia
    10. Steven Walker - Fulvia /Corolla
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    Rules:

    This is being held in our Club, using Club Rules, and should be driven in that spirit.
     
  2. Paul Bennett

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    Yes please Rupe

    EDIT - Sorry Rupe sign me out for this one made a mistake on dates
     
  3. Tim Ling

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    Yes please
     
  4. Rupe Wilson

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    SERVER IS UP
     
  5. Antonio Tavares

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    Yup, I'm in. Pls sign me up, Rupe
     
  6. Warren Schembri

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    Sign me up!
    Pretty sure I'll be available for this but a little dependent on my 3yo son who currently has a cold AND a broken elbow :(
     
  7. Sakis Politis

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    I'm in too.
    Corolla #88 - Fulvia #1

    Thanks!
     
  8. Roland

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    Sign me up please..
     
  9. Antonio Tavares

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    For me Toyota #76 and Lancia #991
     
  10. Antonio Tavares

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    Going in for some practice..
     
  11. Rupe Wilson

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    Watch out for the spiders:whistling:
     
  12. Sakis Politis

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    I plugged the wheel, set up speakers and stuff and was about to join you Antonio but got a call for beers (so tempting...:p). And as alcohol and driving don't go together you will be alone avoiding spiders today...:p:D
     
  13. Warren Schembri

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    anyone planning on doing some practicing tonight?
     
  14. Rupe Wilson

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    Yep i need to do some testing and will be on tonight.. :)
     
  15. Sakis Politis

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    I will also be there.;)
    [EDIT] Will be online for practice, anyone joining?
     
  16. Rupe Wilson

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    ill try and get back on , just had a little at home problem to take care of. :(
     
  17. Yves Larose

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    sign me up please ;)
     
  18. Hiroshi Awazu

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    Might be able to make it for race 2.

    If i can race i'll just grab whichever car corresponds with the sign up list.
     
  19. Sakis Politis

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    My two cents for the event:
    At first I would like to congratulate you for the selection of track and cars. I only raced the default tracks and cars in GT Legends so every event is something new for me (which I really like :)). The track is very fun to drive and clean lines are more necessary than ever to keep a good momentum.

    As for the cars I found out that they need a very different approach when setting up (and driving) due to their different behavior. The Fulvia was severely understeering at all times but feel a lot more comfortable and score times about 1.5 secs faster than the Corolla. On the other hand the Toyota is more fun to drive and goes through the corners only by transferring weight and sliding all 4 tires. The elevation changes make it even more trickier. Fun but more difficult to make a 13 lap race with no mistakes, so no relaxation when driving it whatsoever...:p
     
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  20. Steven Walker

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    At first I wasn't sure whether to sign up for this race because i've only raced the corolla once before and really took a dislike to it, but after a bit of thought i decided to give it another go. Would you believe it, i got it pretty much tamed. :thumbsup: I'm pretty confident i can give you all a run for your money. So please sign me up and and i'll work on the Fulvia setup in the meantime.