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WTCC night @ Melbourne Tuesday October 14th 2008

Discussion in 'RACE 07 Racing Club & Leagues' started by Yves Larose, Oct 13, 2008.

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  1. Yves Larose

    Yves Larose

    USA time zone event


    Welcome USA time some event.

    This race is primarily aimed towards our members in the United-states, Canada, and South America so the race times are set for that zone. However, we welcome entrants from other timezones who would like to race at this time and help us to maximize our starting grid.
    The only thing we ask is that priority be given to US/Canada and south american members since they often don't get the opportunity to race other events.

    For this event, we will use the WTCC 07 cars and will use the Melbourne track

    Signups will close 1Hr before the Practice start time

    Event details
    Game: Race 07
    Date: Tuesday October 14th 2008
    Car: WTCC 07
    Skins: Custom skins allowed.
    Circuit: Melbourne (click here)

    Password: click here

    Event schedule (GMT time)
    Practice: 9:30 pm EST, 30 mins (Wednesday 1:30 GMT)
    Qualifying: 10:00 pm EST, 30 mins (Wednesday 2:00 GMT)
    Race: 10:30 pm EST (Wednesday 2:30 GMT)
    Laps: 2 by 10 laps

    Server settings
    Allowed driving aids: Auto clutch/auto gears
    Weather: Dry
    Failures: Normal
    Start: Standing

    Please use the following format for sign up:

    Name on RD forum:
    Name in game:
    Your Country:
    Special remarks:


    *** Prepared to step aside to make room for US/Canada members if needed.

    1. Yves Larose BMW E90 [skin]
    2. Marcel vd Aa - Seat Leon ***
    3. Corey Theman - Alfa Romeo [skin]
    4. Timothy Miller - Seat [skin]
    5. Peter Byun - Chevy
    6. Chris Buchanan - Chevy
    7. Gaynall Hudgins - Honda
    8. Dave Stephenson - TBD ***
    9. William Yunck - BMW E90 [skin]
    10. Steve Emmons - BMW E90


  2. Yves Larose

    Yves Larose

    Name on RD forum: Yves Larose
    Name in game: Yves Larose
    Your Country: Canada
    Car: BMW E90
    Special remarks: as usual i will use my foster skin :becky:
  3. Yves Larose

    Yves Larose

    north and South america community forum

    hi guy's

    i want to inform you that the north and south america community forum is now merge with PanAmerica racing simracing team forum and you can find it here http://forum.racedepartment.com/panamerican-racing/

  4. Marcel vd Aa

    Marcel vd Aa
    AC Paint Guru

    I pray to the gods to let me do this event without any problems what so ever:amen:

    Name on RD forum: Marcel vd Aa
    Name in game: Marcel vd Aa
    Your Country: The Netherlands
    Car: Seat Leon 07
    Special remarks: Will step aside if needed.

    If you see me on track just go around me, i need to reassure my confidence in GTR-Evo and my racing skills so please let me be.....:rolleyes:
  5. Name on RD forum: Corey Theman
    Name in game: Corey Theman
    Your Country: U.S.A.
    Car: Alfa Romeo
    Special remarks: TUESDAY TUESDAY TUESDAY

    Using the Alfa skin from the Hockenheim race (all black): here
  6. Name on RD forum: Timothy Miller
    Name in game: Timothy Miller
    Your Country: :usa:
    Car: Seat Cupra (use my personal skin, I think everyone has it, but if not HERE)
    Special remarks: This is gonna be fun! :thumbs:
  7. Name on RD forum: Peter Byun
    Name in game: Peter Byun
    Your Country: USA
    Car: Chevy Lacetti
    Special remarks:
  8. I am getting into this

    Name on RD forum: Chris Buchanan
    Name in game: Chris Buchanan
    Your Country: USA
    Car: Chevrolet Lacetti
    Special remarks: Still working on that skin of mine :-D
  9. Name on RD forum: Gaynall Hudgins
    Name in game: Gaynall Hudgins
    Your Country: :usa:
    Car: Honda
    Special remarks: :thumb:
  10. Dave Stephenson

    Dave Stephenson
    Technical Administrator Staff Premium

    Name on RD forum: Dave Stephenson
    Name in game: Dave Stephenson
    Your Country: England
    Car: TBD
    Special remarks: see above
  11. Name on RD forum: Steve Emmons
    Name in game: Steve Emmons

    Your Country: USA
    Car: BMW E90
    Special remarks: This will be a zero practice event, watch out.
  12. Yves Larose

    Yves Larose

    i would love to help but guess what ? ...... i haven,t done any laps on the track so far :pound:so if you wanna a hand be there tomorrow nigh around 8 PM EST and i will be able to help then :thumb:
  13. HeHe, I don't want your setup, just maybe some rear differential advice, is there one setting or another that helps with the rear slide out during breaking? thx, c yas tomorrow. :evil:
  14. Unfortunately my new PC had to be returned to the shop (having a few niggly problems), so I am back to the old laptop again. Since I am getting desperate for some fun racing, I have just tried using the Laptop on line at Melbourne, but the results didn't look to promising, lost connection after about 7 mins and it looked terrible.
    If I can manage to stay connected and don't look like being a danger on track, I'll try to join.
  15. Yves Larose

    Yves Larose

    that sucks Warren, whats the problem with the new pc ?
  16. Yves Larose

    Yves Larose

    ok well if you want advices that i can do, on the differential, ok for the lock it depend on your gearbox setting, the shortter it is ( fast acceleration ) the lower your lock have to be, in the range of 5-15, vice versa, if you have a long gear ratio ( less acceleration ) for the lock go in the range of 15-30. as for the coast the higher it will be the more stable the car will be under heavy braking, i usually go in the range of 70-90. now pre-load, it affect how the car behave when releasing the brakes or when starting to apply the throttle, if the car have a bad transition from braking-acceleration decrease it, if the car is not responsive enough from braking-acceleration increase it.

    another thing the gearbox setting affect all that so make sure its good and not locking the rear wheel when going down the gears.

    when driving a FWD one way to get the car to turn is to use the throttle, with a RWD you can use that technic, what help the car to turn is to put more brake bias to the front, start by using 60-40 and move your way up slowly and increase the spring stifness at the front at the same time other wise to much weight will be on the front wheel and they will lockup and you won't turn.

    hope that will help you, see you all tomorrow night :thumb:
  17. Intermittent problems with booting and shutting down. Once it wouldn't boot, and several times it freezes at the "windows is shutting down" screen. I have left it for more than half an hour and nothing happened.
  18. Yves Larose

    Yves Larose

    your running under vista or XP Warren ?
  19. XP.
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