@GeekyDeaks thanks for the clean racing. Did my best not block but keep charging along. Appreciate the compliment! Really fun race for me.Got distracted during the start and forgot to click the wheel so I started in the pits!
Had a nice race trying to catch-up, tussling with Ben to begin with, then finally @Marko77 - kept messing up when I got close and I was really worried about punting him off in the braking areas so I tried to just hang behind and put the pressure on but he handled it like a champ! Great race chap!
Thanks for organising @Interslice
I would in a normal circumstance keep this private, but this is the worst driving I have ever experienced in race department, ever, ever.
I let Reik go, he is quicker no point in holding him up, then along comes cheating Yohana, I'm on cold tyres taking it easy, got smashed up the back , then again, finally harder still, till I eventually come off.
This is way beyond not waiting, which he did not do, it's cheating on a grand scale.
I'm used to being punted in a lot of races, most times, I get it.
this was so blatant. I would have been quite happy to let him go on the next straight, just wanted a fun race tonight.
Come to think of it, it is the only complaint I have done in the past 5 years.
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I feel just as sorry for all who got involved, @Interslice Brian race was messed up and a few others too.
I have spent most of my time racing trying to overtake cleanly, now I can race with the best of them, punt them off, if I do not succeed on the first attempt just keep trying.
You should see the slow motion replay, first hit, totally over ambitious, but I get that, happy to let that slide, the other two hits you actually accelerated into the back of me.
You certainly had no intention of stopping and waiting, in fact you just drove off.
I just saw the replay from the drivers perspective of Yohann's car. And I certainly agree that he should have been more cautious after the first contacts because any experienced driver knows that if you, like Ernie here, have been tapped on the back, you are struggling to keep control over the car and therefore you loose speed. I think that Yohann should have taken that into consideration and should have given Ernie more space in the second part of the hairpin.I watched the replay of the whole race and from different perspectives. So I also reviewed the incident from @Kek700 and @PfzFantaribo.
To me it looked like the 1st hit into the left hander was Yohann slightly overshooting it. Ernie was happy to catch the tail there.
The 2nd hit happend right after the direction change, when Ernie just hadn't settled his car as quick as Yohann and Yohann looks like misjudging the length of his nose a bit (a common situation when F1 drivers usually break their front wing and cut a rear tyre). By luck Ernie could continue...
Going on Yohann seems to follow closely through the long right hander to get an overtaking opportunity at following straight. It looks like he underastimated the speed difference two drivers could naturally have there(?)...
My personal impression is, that Yohann could have been a bit more cautious, so I can understand Ernies anger. However, nothing looks like intended so it seems to be very bad luck and another racing incident to learn from.