Week 6 - Catalunya- 20 LAPS - 11/28/11 - 10 PM EST

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  1. Hellisan

    Hellisan Schemin 'em up

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    Pitting between lap 7 and 15

    Please tune cars accordingly:

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  2. Ca$ino

    Ca$ino You're Killing Me Smalls

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    660 jms!!!
     
  3. jms493

    jms493 Veteran Member

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    I dont know what you're talking about....

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  4. Ca$ino

    Ca$ino You're Killing Me Smalls

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    conspiracy
     
  5. DelZaster

    DelZaster Walk On

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    Catalunya Preview

    After trying many different builds and tuning experiments I think I have finally settled on a good solid car this week however it is hard to sat as I don't know what anyone else is running lap time wise. All I know is after preparing a couple of other cars this week I definitely don't have the strongest car on the grid but a good 1. A good grid slot tonight would be very nice and would probably encourage a " I'm coming through" Del mindset lol. If I get a back row grid slot it will be a take my time n patience and it'l all work out in the end type mindset. I do think us AWD guys will have to bully and bother the RWD guys pretty hard in the turns as we have 2 good straights here this week for the RWD'S to show there strength. The Championship is always on my mind and as dcauto and I are equal on points, I need a good showing here especially with Road Atlanta on the horizon I don't wanna leave to much work to do at Delgello. It has been a superb series thus far with good numbers and I am really enjoying it so good job guys and thank you for running it Helli however it has been noted in my little black book there is no preview lap this week and little posting so buck your ideas up old man LMAO.

    Well good luck to all of you for the race tonight (Hellimonster & DC exempt lol) and il see you at the track.
     
  6. Hellisan

    Hellisan Schemin 'em up

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    Casino where the fuck'd you go?
     
  7. DelZaster

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    Race Report

    I started in 11th place and knew I had a lot of work to do to get a podium but had confidence in the car with the lap times I had been running. I had a decent start until I got clipped halfway around the lap and got some damage which affected the car and I then had a lot less turn in which hurt me in a few places. I then had a battle with Jms for a few laps and although he held me up a bit in the corners he obviously flew away from me on the straights. I played the gently gently aproach for about 3 laps then I was able to get past and keep him behind me. I then came up on dcauto and it was back to the same thing then on lap 11 I see he didn't pit so I did to get clear air and put in a couple of decent laps in the 1:56's which made the undercut work for me as when dc was exiting down the pit lane I got by and was far enough ahead to keep him behind me then I was after mr sng who was running in a strong 2nd place. I was gradually closing on sng lap after lap but didn't get on his back bumper until 1 lap to go and I was pretty sure I couldn't get passed him on his favourite track but I was gonna give it a go and I tried a cut back move in the final chicane but he covered the line well and stopped my run so had to settle for 3rd place. I was happy with a podium but would have liked 2nd as I knew I had the pace in the car. Again some good racing and not as good a turn out as we have had but not bad. Some good drives especially from Hellisan in a shitty RWD he spent no time working with and running laps this week to take a win and also a good drive from sng to hold the 2nd spot, I also think a good drive from me to get a podium with a damaged car.

    Good race guys and onto the next 1
     
  8. Timpegoose

    Timpegoose Walk On

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    I'm regretting not running this now... Of course my work schedule has left every Monday night open, but its been lucky honestly. I work the next 6 days this week, so I'm sure if I signed up they would have had me working every Monday lol.
     
  9. Dylema

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    Race Report

    I had a decent start catching up and passing Sherm through the first corner, then completely missing the breaking point into the hairpin narrowly missing Gravity I think and then we came together through the next set of turns. I think I may have clipped del when I tried to reenter after that I realized I should just let the field pass so the second lap started with me 6 seconds back of Sherm with a bit of front wing damage. Eventually settled down into a groove of 1:59's letting be catch up to and get around bond and gravity. With a few laps to go I caught up to cnic who seemed frightened of me for some reason. Once I was within in sight of him he slowed down with a lot of lock ups. We almost tangled on the final turn on lap 18 when I went for the pass but he decided to turn into me and I cruised home to 6th.

    I had the pace and my car was running pretty well, if it wasn't for that first lap I think I would have easily challenged for 5th.
     
  10. s n g

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    WOOHOO podium, now i would like to try the top spot
     
  11. Hellisan

    Hellisan Schemin 'em up

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    You had the worst first lap I've seen in awhile.

    I believe Ksherm actually nailed you on the first turn, but you kept it under control. You then tried an overly daring (at least for the first few laps) pass on Gravityyy (by the way Gravityyy, I recommend driving more defensively in this situation, maybe taking the left hand side of the track heading into that corner), who made a good maneuver to avoid you as you cut his nose at the last 20 yards of the turn and then got back inside you heading into the next corner. You then were side by side with Gravity heading into the next left-hander, with you on the outside and having maybe a 5-foot nose length lead, and you bashed it right back into the racing line and collided with him... Need to leave him some room too unless you clearly have the lead which wasn't really the case (I have photos if you need to see them). You spun out after that contact all the way into the right hand grassy superglue area. It seemed that you were trying to edge back onto the track however cnic was already there so it would have been smart to wait a second, but instead you and he made contact pushing you back into the grass a little. At this point you were determined to get back onto the track so you just gunned it full speed for the racing line and hammered Del, ruining his car, and once again spinning out. At this point you decided to be careful getting back on track, after meeting up with a third of the field on that first lap. Not all your fault, but could be helped with some situational awareness.
     
  12. Dylema

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    That was one of my worst laps in general. I should have backed off as I just didn't have the feel for the car at that moment and made some stupid mistakes. I don't know why I didn't just let the field through after I spun out the first time. BTW I saved the replay so I could go watch my bad attempts at passes on the first lap, might as well learn from this.
     
  13. DelZaster

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    A bit of funnies

    What I say - Good race guys

    what I wanna say - Fucking roll of delay cos dumb fucks can't even get off the start line straight cost me valuable seconds and this after the special grid setting that says random but Del's always at the fucking back then dylema pulls the wrong damn reign on his horse n cart n fucks my aero then Bacon chews my back end trying to steal my fucking paintwork cos he can't afford any of his own. Then Jms slows me up cos through the corner hes slower than an old age pensioner with a walking frame meanwhile Helli's just driving away with his shades on bouncing miss baby Helli on his knee singing a fuckin lullaby.

    LMAO only joking of course
     
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  14. jms493

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    i had a grand time running some laps in Cataluyna......I missed fucking with Ca$ino and tailgating VaSteelah. I enjoyed everything but the fucking 3 bad starts..."C'MON MAN!"
     
  15. Twister18

    Twister18 I aint got time to bleed!

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    LMAO!

    I just wanna know who Bond was running off the road. :p
     
  16. VaSteelah

    VaSteelah Swollen Member

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    Then slow the fuck down, lmaoo j/k. Gravvity and I had a few close laps.
    I'm thinkin of switching cars. The Stang is fun but I still don't feel comfortable enough with it. Any suggestions?
     
  17. DelZaster

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    If you wanted to id happily let you have a copy of my RS sir n id build it to your pi
     
  18. VaSteelah

    VaSteelah Swollen Member

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    That would be real cool. I wouldn't hate ya,lol.
     
  19. Roggie

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    Was fun racing with you, man. Maybe cost myself a shot at 4th by not pushing the issue, but it's fine by me. We kept it clean and you did everything right, so I can't complain.
     
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  20. Gravity

    Gravity Hey, I'm Batman

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    In regards to my first lap and general race performance.
     
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  21. Bondzai

    Bondzai Your Mom's Best Friend

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    Nobody but if you were in the race I would have put you in the wall.
     
  22. Hellisan

    Hellisan Schemin 'em up

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    Race report for Hellisan

    Not much to report in this one... I was disappointed in the multiple restarts and stuff but if I hadn't started everything 10 minutes later than normal, it wouldn't have been such an issue. After three frustrating tries where people were crashing BEFORE the first turn we did a restart with a 1-second roll-off. There were still multiple collisions on lap 1 but it was time to go. I got put in the front row and after making a pass just concentrated on not doing anything stupid. Actually ran better laps than I expected to on this track (it's a tough one for us RWD users) and the only reason I really saw anybody was that I pitted early... Had to make a few passes to keep my lead healthy and then passed a few people in the pits as well. Since I was about 1200-1600 feet behind dcauto (1st place) I knew I had the race in the bag as long as I could avoid something stupid.

    I actually did have one embarrassing off but nobody was around to see it. Coming around the tricky uphill right-hander (3rd or 4th turn) my car suddenly grabbed when I wasn't expecting it to, and shot me off the track... lmao. But nevertheless I was the beneficiary of a great start and had a pretty easy drive to first this time.
     
  23. Ca$ino

    Ca$ino You're Killing Me Smalls

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    I sent you a txt and xbl message. We had a brown out then a black out. Power didn't come back til after 10.
     
  24. DelZaster

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    damn Casino bad news buddy. Couldn't even get the brake checking lights to work? lol
     
  25. GoGators

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    Riding with the Rookie V

    This race was my flat out worst!!! Due to traveling over the holiday's I didn't have much time to practice, but the time I did have, I thought I really had a good car. I felt I got my tune setup and I was ready to give it a go. Well, my best lap time was a 2:02 and I did that in the race. Then at the end of the race realizing that my best hot lap and race lap was 5 seconds off the rest of the field, I realized I never even had a chance. I've felt pretty good after all the races but after this one I truly felt frustrated. I can't be this bad at this game lol. Somethings gotta give here soon.
     

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