RBR Farewell Cup - Round 1 - A story of ice and snow

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Roy Magnes

Gentleman Driver
A story of ice and snow

Monday 7th & Tuesday 8th December 2015

REMEMBER - You need RSRBR 2015 with Update 05 to drive the event.

Snowy and slippery stages

Sessions: RD Snow EUX / RD Snow EU / RD Snow US / RD Snow OC
We may include additional time zone Rallys if requested.
If you request an additional session to be created, please sign up and make the request at least 12 hours before the requested start time so that we have time to see the request and create the session. Late requests will not be accepted. Any sessions with no drivers 12 hours before session start. Will not be created!

Car Pack: A8W_99 or A8W_00
Damage: Reduced

SS01: Karlstad - Snow - Night
SS02: Kaihuavaara - Snow - Dusk
SS03: Mustaselka 2 - Snow - Day
SS04: Sikakama - Snow - Day
SS05: Autiovaara - Snow - Day
SS06: Peklo Snow - Snow - Day
SS07: Rally School 2 - Snow - Day
SS08: Kaihuavaara 2 - Snow - Day
SS09: Karlstad - Snow - Day
SS10: Sikakama 2 - Snow - Day

EUX Start: 17:00 GMT Monday *
Europe Start: 20:00 GMT Monday *
US Start: 03:00 GMT Tuesday (10PM Eastern (USA), 8PM Mountain Time, Monday) *
Oceania Start: 08:30 GMT Tuesday (9:30 PM EDST) *

All sessions will be combined together for an overall result for the event. You can run as many sessions you like. However, only the first you did reach split 1 on one of the stages will count!

· Please sign up in the following format: RD Name - Real Name (if real name is NOT provided as RD name, or in textbit under RD name for Premium Members) - RSRBR2015 Name - Session.
· Click here to read the password!
· You will require the RSRBR 2015 mod with Update 05 to be able to race!
· Remember to download and install the A8W_99 or A8W_00 carpack(s).
· Teamspeak is highly recommended, and adds to the fun.
· Take a screenshot of RSCenter, or save your times, showing your final results at the end of the rally (including the car you drove!). This is in case any of your stages are missed by the server. If there's a discrepancy, please post your times ASAP so we're not adjusting times over 24 hours later.
· You must stick with the same car throughout the rally - if you change, your times for those stages will be defaulted.
· If you are new to Richard Burns Rally, we have provided a set of guidelines and links to help you get up and running: Here

Roy Magnes

Gentleman Driver
The first event of the RD RBR Farewell Club is on ice and snow. Studded tires, wide slides, 300bhp and four wheel drive - the game is on!

General RBR Club Rally Rules:
1. You must use your real name when signing up for the event.

2. As always, Club Events are for casual fun racing. It's always great fun to be fastest, and win. But this is not the main thing to achieve in Club Events. The club events are for developing your skills and test new cars and stages.

3. The usual RaceDepartment rule do apply. You need to keep two wheels on the road. Even though this is a rally game. We will not check this on replays, but for yourself, and all the other drivers please follow this rule.

4. RaceDepartments Terms of Service do apply. If you haven't read it, or don't remember the 19 points of the ToS. Please read it again.

5. If you feel the need to contact anyone about something that's happened on the forum or on the stages for some reason, you can always report the post. Or you can send a Private Message to either Ole Marius Myrvold or Roy Magnes (by clicking on the link in the names).

6. The RBR Club Staff reserve the right to ban any person from driving in the Rally Club. The time of the ban will differ from each situation.

7. As this is not a circuit, there is no possible way for one driver to affect another during the events. By such, there should not be any reason for drivers to be angry with one eachother after a rally. A good rule is to read through your post before posting it. If it comes across as angry, or full of sarcasm. It might be good idea to wait some more minutes to post. Remember the general RD rule: " Mutual respect between the people using the RaceDepartment.com website(s) and forums. This means you may not personally attack other forum users. malicious behaviour and bullying will not be tolerated. If there is a problem report it to the staff."

8. As in RDRC, restarting stages is not allowed. You are however allowed to start a new session,-and get results from that, if you have not passed the first sector on the first stage. If you have passed the first sector on the first stage. That session will count towards the result.


1. 4WD, turbochargers and 300+ bhp. Use it wisely, but don't overdo it!

2. RBR Pacenotes are designed for default cars, Normal conditions and Good weather. Please remember to adjust your speeds to suit these cars.

3. Tyre selections are the drivers responsibility. If you use the automatic tyre selection option in RSRBR2015, please beware that sometimes it may give you the wrong tyre for the conditions. Always double check your tyres, it is critical, especially for Snow Stages.

4.Please ensure to install the all the packs needed. Everything needed is linked to in blue in the opening post!

5. Password is the usual RD password - if you for some reason do not know that. PM @Ole Marius Myrvold

6.Please report any problems caused by the stages, or the inability to make sessions, posts and times right from the Rally Club Staff!

If requests are made for any additional timezones, or changes to Start times to better suit your local needs, we will try to include them ( but within the Monday/Tuesday periods).

And with this post! The sign up is open! We wish everyone the best of luck! And hope that no one gets in any trouble!

Roy Magnes

Gentleman Driver

Stage wins:
Manuel De Samaniego - 6 stage wins
Daniel Monteiro - 1 stage win
Ole Pinky Myrvold - 1 stage win
Magnar Hårstadsveen - 1 stage win
Magnus Lindgren - 1 stage win

Congratulations to Magnar, Manuel and Jonatan on the top this week, look at the close battles for all the podium spots this time around! Thank you to everyone that participated, nice to see that there are people willing to send the game off in the best possible fashion :)
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Torbjørn Withbro - torwith - EU

Anyone driving EU? fun to race with some aliens tonight. Magnar,Roy and Ole?
As always our sweed gonna woop me. But your not an alien yet Magnus ;)

Lets finish this RBR chapter with some old WRC machines:ninja:

Roy Magnes

Gentleman Driver
I will be in EUX this time around myself. Too much other nice things happening this evening, so I'll get the early start to clear it all.

Don't forget to save your replays if you want to appear in the end of cup-highlights, though!

4 8 15 16 23 42 108

Only the 5th-most famous race driver from Kerpen
Andreas Scholz - Atomninja - EUX
No practice, not in the mood today, but guess I need to do all three. And yeah, SS 1 and boom no brakes.

Jonatan Åcerclinth

Had a fun run in the EUX session, just a few too many misstakes to be fully satisfied with that but the battle was awesome, nice driving in there Roy and Andreas, closest margin of .58 on Kaihuavaara II :D

In the end it was 5.71 seconds in my favour :)

All thanks to a blaster on Sikakama and Peklo I think :)
Torbjørn Withbro - torwith - EU

Anyone driving EU? fun to race with some aliens tonight. Magnar,Roy and Ole?
As always our sweed gonna woop me. But your not an alien yet Magnus ;)

Lets finish this RBR chapter with some old WRC machines:ninja:[/QUOT
I chose the same mchine as you my norweigian friend. If nothing special turns up I will run the EU-session tonight. NO training!

Roy Magnes

Gentleman Driver
Quite good event for me. I was locked in a fierce battle with Jonatan, a battle I thought I had lost for sure when I dropped over 25 seconds on Peklo. No real problems, I just did not dare go any faster on that stage. I clawed back lots of the time, but in the end I was 5 seconds too slow to get past...
Awesome fun, I really love the Hyundai on the snowy stages :)
From the start I struggled alot with oversteer in the Citroen. Adjusted setups during first stages. on SS4 the diffs was way off. Rolled 2 times during stage.
During loading of SS6 RSRBR frooz and died on me.. got the puclic going again in time to continue. SS7 Rally school I clipped the last bridge. Limped to finish..
SS8 two spins.. Wondering how long left of Dirt Rally downolading
SS10 one big roll midway..
cant get the "feel" of this car..

Good run Magnus :)
aint over til its over. Miserable last stage. off 4 times. rolled, CFH, gearbox locked in 4th. Lost one and a half minute. Congrats Torbjörn.
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