2014 Round 8 Recap: Indianapolis, United States

Discussion in 'Formula SimRacing' started by Christian Smirnoff, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. Christian Smirnoff

    Christian Smirnoff

    James Sadler, from Great Britain, has won the fifth round of the 2014 FSR Fantasy League with 100 points! Congratulations! Teams are now open. You may now check your team's results and perform driver swaps and up to 2 driver transfers in your My Team page. You can also check your performance in your Mini-Leagues.

    Round Results & Standings
    Race Points
    Mini-League Results

    Round Results & Standings

    The 2014 FSR Fantasy League has its fifth first-time round winner in as many rounds! James Sadler, from Great Britain, took the round victory with his NCFC team, composed by race winner David Greco, Morgan Morand, Ville Leppala and Blair Disley. With 100 points, he achieved a 15-point gap over 2nd-placed Tryphon Davis, from the USA, who scored 85 points. Dom Crill, from Great Britain, was 3rd on 84 points.

    With his fantastic round, James Sadler climbed from 12th to the top of the standings, in the battle for the Thrustmaster Y-250C Gaming Headset. He is now the new leader with 357 points. The previous leader, Fred Gosling, also from Great Britain, placed only 20th and now trails his fellow countryman by 6 points. Spaniard Carlos Martín, who was 45th in this round, also lost a position and is now 3rd on 329 points.

    James Sadler joins Danny van der Niet, Carlos Martin, Muhammed Patel and Liam Lagana as a contender for the other Thrustmaster Y-250C Gaming Headset that will be drawn among all round winners at the end of the season.

    Driver Results

    Winning his first FSR World Championship race since 2009 with a fantastic hattrick performance, David Greco was easily the round's top scorer on 52 points. Morgan Morand impressed once again, finishing 2nd after starting from the back of the grid to become the round's 2nd scorer on 33 points. Despite the missed chance, Bono Huis climbed to the last step of the podium and became the round's 3rd scorer on 29 points.

    After five rounds, Morgan Morand and Bono Huis remain the 2014 FSR Fantasy League's top scorers with 193 and 134 points respectively. David Greco is now next on the list with 91 points.

    Drivers' market costs were updated. David Greco (+300$) and Jack Keithley (+200$) were the drivers who climbed the costs ladder the most. Remember that the drivers that you already have on your team will continue to cost you what they did when you included them on your lineup.

    Official Mini-Leagues
    • Drivers Challenge: Marcel van der Linden took his first Mini-League victory on 64 points, ahead of Adrian Falcon (61 points) and John-Eric Saxen (61 points). Carlos Martín remains the Mini-League's leader, on 329 points.

    • Team Managers Challenge: Javier Alvarez (Positive SimRacing, 82 points) took his first Mini-League victory, ahead of Ernesto De Angelis (Crown7NetRex, 68 points) and David Dominguez (Twister-Racing, 61 points). Dominguez remains at the top of the standings with 324 points.

    • Administrators Challenge: ISR Club Vice-President David Dominguez took his first win in this Mini-League, taking the round with 61 points. With the same score, ISR Club President John-Eric Saxen was 2nd, with Thomas Mundy 3rd on 46 points. Carlos Martín continues to lead with 329 points.

    • Round Winners Challenge: Javier Alvarez took his first Mini-League victory with 82 points, ahead of Milan Radivojevic (64 points) and last round's winner Liam Lagana (62 points). Fred Gosling is at the top of the standings with 351 points. New round winner James Sadler will join this Mini-League for the following round!

    Share your Performances!

    If you are proud of your result on the fifth round of the 2014 FSR Fantasy League, remember you can share your achievements with your Facebook friends and Twitter followers by pressing the Facebook/Twitter icons in your My Team page!

    Feel free to discuss your performance in the round in this thread. Do you think you have picked the right drivers for your team? Any regrets on your lineup? Are you happy with the transfers/swaps you made for this round? Do you already have your next team changes planned? Did your drivers perform as expected at Indianapolis? Let us know!

    Next Round

    The sixth round of the 2014 FSR Fantasy League will be the Italian GP on September 14th. Remember to perform the driver transfers and swaps you need to become the next round winner!