2h WEC GT Racing @ Pukekohe - Saturday 28th March 2015

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After the huge success of the last WEC race at the Nordschleife (click here) with more than 40 drivers on the grid the idea came up to build on this momentum and offer a series of club races with the same format. You can find more details on the upcoming races here.


Event Details:
Server:
RACEDEPARTMENT.COM WEC
Build: 930
Track: Pukekohe
Cars:

- GTR GT1 v0.6 (Download)
- Corvette GT2 v0.6 (Download)
- Camaro GT3 v0.6 (with BOP) (Download)
- Apex Modding GT3 (Download),
- Honda Civic NGTC (Download)
- BMW E90 WTCC (Download)

Mod: Download via Server

Everything should be downloadable via server, upon login.


With the latest release of the Apex Modding GT3 mod both this and the ISI BOP cars are a lot closer on pace. However, the ISI BOP cars will be further refined and their stint length will be brought in line with the Apex Modding cars so that there is no need for adding weight penalties. The GT-R will face a slight reduction in speed after its pace at the Nordschleife was better compared to the other BOP cars.

You will have the following cars to choose from:
  • GT Class:
    • Nissan GTR GT1 (ISI with BOP)
    • Chevrolet Corvette GT2 (ISI with BOP)
    • Chevrolet Camaro GT3 (ISI with BOP)
    • Mercedes Benz SLS AMG GT3 (Apex Modding)
    • BMW Z4 GT3 (Apex Modding)
    • Porsche 911 GT3 (Apex Modding)
    • Ferrari 458 GT3 (Apex Modding)
  • Super Touring Class:
    • BTCC Honda Civic NGTC (ISI)
    • BMW E90 WTCC (Slow Motion)
Customs skins: Skin sharing will be enabled

Weather: Dry
Road condition: Rubber on track were possible
Tyre wear: Normal
Fuel use: 1x
Mechanical failure: Time scaled
Flag rules: Black only

Assists
Traction control:
Low (with the ISI GTs you must choose the TC upgrade +50 kg to use TC)
Auto-clutch: Allowed

Race - Saturday, 28th March 2015
Practice:
16:30 GMT
Qualifying: 17:30 GMT - open session (single driver - quickest lap used) [NO Parc Fermé]
Warm up: 18:00 GMT - 10 minutes (to allow a quick rest for late qualifiers)
Race: 18:10 GMT - starting procedure + 120 minutes [standing start]


RaceDepartment Calendar: Click here
Server password: Click here
Racing rules: Click here
GMT Clock: Click here


Driver/Team notes:
  • Driver swapping is allowed
  • Each car can have 1-2 drivers (Driver Swap Tutorial)
  • All cars must have their headlights on at all times (additional flashing is encouraged when overtaking / lapping)
Lapping
  • Blue flag: signals a faster car is behind you. Caution is required, but moving over is not.
  • The faster car is expected to look for a sensible passing opportunity. They are responsible for initiating a safe pass, but the slower car is equally as responsible for allowing an overtake to occur safely. Stay on the racing line, leaving plenty of room for the overtaking car, and do not make sudden / unexpected movements.
  • When lapping: straights are preferred over corners; corner exits are preferred over corner entries.
  • Slower cars are expected to keep to their racing line and cooperate with safe passes. Moving out of the way is not advised, as it leads to unpredictable situations.
  • Faster cars may flash their headlights to indicate that they are about to make a pass.
  • Patience is key!
Race information:
  • Remember to test pit-stops and driver swaps (Driver Swap Tutorial)
  • Ensure that all drivers in the team have driven some laps in traffic, and different track conditions
  • Whilst not racing or preparing for a driver swap, drivers are not permitted to be on the server; timing software will be provided so that team members are able to monitor the race
  • Presence on TS is not mandatory, but is recommended in case communication with drivers or teams is required
Starting procedure:
  • To be announced
  • Your tyres and brakes will be cold - BE CAREFUL
  • Do not take risks, or attempt to make over-ambitious overtakes - it's a 2-hour race, don't ruin it for yourself or others
  • Ensure that you practise standing starts before the race - please only do this in the pit lane, away from other cars (be aware what's around you)
  • Please ensure you treat other drivers with respect at the start. When was the last time a "brave" move under braking into turn 1 made your race (especially in a 2 hour race)? The drivers in front out-qualified you and probably put quite some effort into practice. Adhesion over ambition. Turn 1 is tricky.
How to sign up:
  • Name all drivers for your car
  • You can always add or remove drivers to your car later on
  • Your final line-up should be clear 24 hours ahead of the event

Note: You must be a Premium member in order to participate. Upgrade your account tohere.

Beginning March 1st, 2015 our Racing Clubs and Racing Leagues, that are hosted on our dedicated servers, will become Premium only. Premium memberships can now be purchased monthly (2.50 EUR), quarterly (6.75 EUR), bi-annually (12.00 EUR) or yearly (20.00 EUR). Memberships can also now be given as a gift to other members as appreciation for their work to the site or just make some of your online racing friends happy.



Sign up list:
  1. Wolff Lynx
  2. Stefan Woudenberg*
  3. Joao Fernandes
  4. Stefan Erxmeyer
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Note: Please sign out well in time (at least 1 hour before the practise session begins) if you're unable to make the race. Thanks! :)

utp: 20 DOR
 
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Stefan Woudenberg

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Will be tough to get in a rythme on this little mickey mouse track (i call it pukehole :cautious:). Also finding a good balance in the car while braking for some corners is something to look at. I tried a few laps last sunday... disasterous runs....

I should be able to come in around qualy time... :p
 
Feb 4, 2012
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Would you guys be interested in a public sprint racing evening in this combination during the week? The server would be setup to short or no practice, 10min qualy, 15min race and the server would be public. This way we could have several races during that day and from my experience once you have public server with 5 to 10 drivers more are coming. I would setup a seperate thread to check the interest and link it here.
I will make sure to stick around on that day in case some non RD members dont know hoe to behave ;)
 
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There might be a little bug with the apex BMW GT3 Z4:
- After a few laps: all numbers (tire temps, engine temps) go maxed out and rF2 freezes.

I recommend to not use the BMW GT3 Z4.
 

Matt Horst

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Aug 12, 2011
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Maybe it would be better to reschedule it.I might not race ether since my back is bothering me a little.Shame not to use this track with a decent size grid,i was looking forward to it.
 

PaulH

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Apr 18, 2011
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Sorry guys I'm out, cant cope with 2hr race at the moment, not well(wimp I know) :(