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Featured Virtual BMW M235i Racing Cup - Round 2: Donington (Live Stream)

Discussion in 'Assetto Corsa' started by Daiman Patel, Jun 9, 2015.

  1. Daiman Patel

    Daiman Patel
    RedShift Racing Staff Member Premium Member

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    Last week saw the beginning of the first Virtual BMW M235i Racing Cup, in Assetto Corsa; the inaugural race of the season was held at the historic and famous Silverstone. This week we bring you Round 2 of this popular, hotly contested league from another circuit in the UK, with a history that goes back even further - Donington Park. Once again, due to the sheer amount of interest that this championship has received, races shall be ran across two servers to accommodate the grid. The event shall be on Wednesday 10th June 2015, and there will as always be a live web stream for viewers across the world.

    Castle Donington, the home of Donington Park, is situated in the Midlands which has a heritage in motoring and motorsport. The track was the first permanent park circuit in England, and hosted the '93 European Grand Prix and the MotoGP until 2009, since which it has most notably been a part of the BTCC, WTCC, and SBK calendars. And this Wednesday it will see 39 BMWs, split across two grids, and their adrenaline-fuelled, petrol-head drivers take to the track and battle it out for chance to be on the podium! The National Circuit is slightly shorter - by 540 metres - than the GP Circuit, and is the layout of choice for this round of the VBRC.

    The format for this event will be a single 32-lap race, following a 15 minute shakedown session to determine the grid order. Once again we're hoping for an action packed evening of close fought racing!

    Watch the live stream on Wednesday!
    We will be bringing you full, live coverage of qualifying and the race, with commentary courtesy of R.J. O'Connell, from 18:45 GMT onwards.

    You will be able to watch the event live, and also join in with the conversation, on our live stream page featuring the popular chat-box.

    Round 1 @ Silverstone - Race Recap
    The first race of the season brought us all of the excitement that we expected, and has very much set the precedent for the remainder of the championship. Risks were taken, overtakes were performed, enemies were made; there is nothing more that could have been asked for from the first round. Noted championship hopefuls, Hani Alsabti, Jack Keithley and Niki Djakovic traded places and paint for the duration of the race, and scrapped in a no love lost battle for the top spot. However, incidents that occurred during the on-track brawls resulted in all three being issued penalties post-race; they finished 21st, 20th and 4th respectively. This left the door open for Akis Kevrekidis and his team mate Stelios Fevgatos who drive for the Double Dragon team, after which there was a 9 second gap to 3rd place claimed by Ross Balfour for RPM. Meanwhile, on the second server the podium places were claimed by Adrian Campfield (Walk Racing), Kevin Ascher (RPM), Pavel Suchacek (czAC Racing Team). More information can be found in the final results and standings tables following Round 1.

    Don't forget to check out the the full entry list of teams and drivers, as well as further details about the upcoming race.
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  2. just watched the recording, as live-stream isnt available in youtube-germany. awesome commentary again and no lagging cars this time. keep it up and thank you for this!
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  3. yup nice that the lagging is gone
    commentary is idd very good, sounds like a real pro that commentator!
    the car choice however is imo a bit boring to watch
    too heavy and sluggish which gives lots of dead moments during the race
    final laps were exciting though
  4. Stelios

    Premium Member

    Yep, nice stuff.

    Things to improve imo:

    Someone tell the broadcaster to turn off volume normalization or however its called, when his voice gets louder the software he is using lowers the volume.

    Keep tracking the cars that are having fights, i don't think we saw any overtaking taking place, only heard about it :)
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  5. David O'Reilly

    David O'Reilly
    A bad quali means I can go forwards in the race.

    Compliments to RJ on a very professional commentary performance.
  6. Don't forget he was on his own last event. And given the tools that AC provides I think the broadcaster did an excellent job. :thumbsup:
  7. Stelios

    Premium Member

    I know he was alone, those were suggestions not criticism