Mini Cooper Night - Tuesday July 22nd 2008

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Chris Noble

Yep I should be on tonight, be different in the mini's
 
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Chris Noble

Quite good fun and closely matched these mini's and good fun to drive.

Race 1:
Position 12 start and got a great start up to P9, turning into turn 1 and CrazyDoc[BZH] wacked me and another guy up the back and off the track. No sorry and we only got our places back as we were quicker getting back on track than this guy! Caught up with ppl and some great fights with Grant Powell. good fun! Finished 10th

Race 2: Got another good start and not taken out on turn 1 this time! very close pack racing which I got hung out to dry on the 1st lap which Grant Powell took advantage of! So start chasing him down and going into one of the slippery slow right handers and WACK! I get hit up the back and pushed into Grant Powell by, you guessed it CrazyDoc[BZH]! taking all 3 of us off the track and putting me down to 20th again! no sorry or anything and he left the game at that.

I just hope this guy does not race in the WTCC league. I have noticed he has rather eratic driving and been involved in various incidents on the evening racing last week and this week.
 
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Zuhai Round 2:
Further to the remark of Beep Greg, saying to me that i collided Matthieu Folgalvez in the round 2 and that i wasn't wait him, i was anxious to apologize quite because i felt in no way the shock, or saw moreover that i had touched him. I thus looked at the replay to be reliable, and effectively, i collided well Matthieu.

Mathieu Folgalvez, i am sincerely sorry about what i made, it was against my will, be sure of it. I hope that you do not want to it to me.:sorry:
 

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Grant Powell

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I enjoyed the minis although it was carnage at some points as peeps use other cars to brake.

Chris i was unsure when u hit me if i had made a mistake or not so let you have the position although at the time i thought it was a strange angle to overtake and so suspected u was pushed but appreciate the simple sorry gesture even though not your fault

Second race was more of a fluke then skill i braked late so moved inside to avoid car in front then see someone come steaming up the inside off the track lol.

I had a nice battle with moutinho (spelt wrong no doubt) shame he went kamikaze at one corner and dropped back to far to push anymore but nice overtaking back and fourth and only one coming together and he waited for me to gain track postion so nice fair and clean racing.

So overall i enjoyed the two races just a shame that since i have been on RD these races seem to have more incidents then others, maybe peeps are to used to the WTCC cars so dont realise these minis dont brake nowhere near as good, but there is no excuse for common courtesy off a sorry if u make a mistake rather then ignoring it :)
 

Gary Lennon

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Once again the Minis deliver the goods for close excellent racing,main memories of the night for me were good close stuff with Patrick,Beep-Greg and Andreas Loffler,plenty nice side by side action especially with Greg :thumb:,Highly Enjoyable.

FootNote: I think weve come to the stage where we need some admin help near starting time,almost every single vote through back to practice session to open the server up ends in farce,and if it happens at all,takes about 4 vote attempts over 10 minutes,its bloody painfull to watch it tbh :p :pound:.
 

Bram Hengeveld

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Gary basicly i agree with you. But we decided to change the format a little of the racing club because of all the workload involved.
Result is that we have more events but if we cannot relie on our members to simple vote to practice at starting time i think we getting a little problem here :)

Thanks for highlighting it tho, but we all must keep an eye on this. So please everybody if starting time gets close vote to practice.

If we need admin involvement at each single event then the amount of events will decrease i fear
 

Gregory Degreef

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Zuhai Round 2:
Further to the remark of Beep Greg, saying to me that i collided Matthieu Folgalvez in the round 2 and that i wasn't wait him, i was anxious to apologize quite because i felt in no way the shock, or saw moreover that i had touched him. I thus looked at the replay to be reliable, and effectively, i collided well Matthieu.

Mathieu Folgalvez, i am sincerely sorry about what i made, it was against my will, be sure of it. I hope that you do not want to it to me.:sorry:
No stress Gregory.... ;)

it as a really pleasure to drive with all, very nice race, fun and fair!
cya on the next event... :)
big thx for organisation!!!! THX RD! ;)
 
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Grant Daly

Yeah I only managed the first race at the first track and man... It really was a shambles trying to get the server votes passed I agree Gary and Brams put the voting thing into a BIG perspective so thanx!

I must say though there was ahhh ?? :) Some Biffo it still produced some top adrenal moments and lotsa to and fro passing...

I had to split but after the last lap in the first race :( Anyway it sounded like it was good...

Oh and Kris Thanx for Zolder info man it's a great track, and I think we turned a few close laps together in race 1 Qualy too??? I must check the replay coz at end of qually running down to turn 2the RH front or rear dropped off the track and sent me shooting 90 deg left I just missed the back of someone I was racing with?? may have been David L Too ??? have to see... mad laps still :D
 
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Andrew Evans

mini was... interesting.... initially i thought zhuhai was a real tricky track - and while it is full of blind hairpins - it was the crappy brakes on the mini making life way more difficult!....

anyway... managed to keep out of everyones way - which is more than can be said for the guy that took me out on the first lap of the 2nd race at barcelona.... no apology and didn't even bother to wait... wasn't the guy mentioned in previous posts, and it's not that important, but i'll remember his name if it crops up again...

[edit: guy has pm'd me a sorry since posting this, all good]
 

Kris Leeten

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Hi guys, I only had little time for racing yesterday so only participated the 'Zhuhai' event (No Zolder for me :pout:)
Had some good fun during Practise and Qualify, and even in the first Race. Allthough there was some pushing (which crashed my suspension in round 2) I had some real close racing action with some of you guys. After receiving another punch in the back I flew off but kept amusing myselfwith the drivers at the back.
Race 2: Apologies cause I messed up the first corner (really don't know why - I was braking a mile ahead) and gave someone a little notch - I retired after 1 corner (again with broken suspension after hitting the fence at 25 kmh)

They really need to improve the building quality of those Mini's!

Pitty Zolder was the last track scheduled... Hope I can have some revenge arround there (doesn't matter which vehicle allthough I really like the Mini's)

See you next time!
 
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Christian Deparis

Quite good fun and closely matched these mini's and good fun to drive.

Race 1:
Position 12 start and got a great start up to P9, turning into turn 1 and CrazyDoc[BZH] wacked me and another guy up the back and off the track. No sorry and we only got our places back as we were quicker getting back on track than this guy! Caught up with ppl and some great fights with Grant Powell. good fun! Finished 10th

Race 2: Got another good start and not taken out on turn 1 this time! very close pack racing which I got hung out to dry on the 1st lap which Grant Powell took advantage of! So start chasing him down and going into one of the slippery slow right handers and WACK! I get hit up the back and pushed into Grant Powell by, you guessed it CrazyDoc[BZH]! taking all 3 of us off the track and putting me down to 20th again! no sorry or anything and he left the game at that.

I just hope this guy does not race in the WTCC league. I have noticed he has rather eratic driving and been involved in various incidents on the evening racing last week and this week.
chris sorry for these events
first race no problem bad brake sorry
second race a problem with my connection i found me alone on the track and after my car crashed out and after no connection
again sorry to be in these events
i am driving in the league and no problems against me.
i dont know where you found incidents against me during last races .
 
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Hi all , I just found this site yesterday , so i didn't had time to know the track . In the race 2 i had an interesting fight with Powel , it was fun , clean and fair untill i got a bump in the T3 and lost control .
So the Racing club is just what i was looking for , with fair and no league sim racers because although i love sim racing i just don't have the time to practice properly .
 
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No stress Gregory.... ;)
It isn't a question of stress, but i have my honor. I hate guys who push you out of the road, without apologizing, and i have involuntarily done the same thing. I like friendly racing, it's the reason for which i am register in the Racing club, and i don't want that it changes.

Except this error, i spent a very good moment with you. I participated only in the first race to Zuhai, that made too late for the others because i had to work the next day. My lack of fuel in the first round has it make laugh more at one, me including:pound:, it was fun.:thumb:

So i have made lot error of braking distance, i am not in the habit of this car. Saddened for those that i bothered.
 
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Chris Noble

crazydoc[BZH];114708 said:
chris sorry for these events
first race no problem bad brake sorry
second race a problem with my connection i found me alone on the track and after my car crashed out and after no connection
again sorry to be in these events
i am driving in the league and no problems against me.
i dont know where you found incidents against me during last races .
Ok Crazy, Thanks for the apology.
 

Nigel Atkins

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crazydoc[BZH];114708 said:
chris sorry for these events
first race no problem bad brake sorry
second race a problem with my connection i found me alone on the track and after my car crashed out and after no connection
again sorry to be in these events
i am driving in the league and no problems against me.
i dont know where you found incidents against me during last races .
i was realy supprised when chris said it was you that caused the T1 crash, and having raced with you for a long time in new it was an error. and looking at the replay you just braked to late, easly done we`ve all done it :pound:

ceretenly made an interesting race for me, started 6th or 7th went down to 20th and still finished 7th :wink:
 
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