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 Round 7 - Michigan 500 [Jul 23rd]

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Jonatan Acerclinth
Mick Chapman
Simon Wattman
Grant Riddall
Michal Janak
Alan Forster
Jan Kowalski
David Jundt
Raymond Riddall
Pascal Mikula
Peter Blom
Yves Plaçais
Bruno Chacon
Jason Whited
David Sabre
Steve Parker
Martin Lacina
Petr Hlavac
Alberto Ibañez
Lee Simpson
Jason Fitch
Adam Hackman
Raul Jereb
Richard Coxon
Michael Drechsler
Jacob Fredriksson
Rachel Carter
Bob Holada
Juha Bos
Lewis Stephens
Scott Urick
Jason White
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Mick Chapman
Pro Driver
Mick Chapman


Number of posts : 695
Age : 57
Location : Wales/Pays de Galles
Registration date : 2014-01-04

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Mick Chapman wrote:
Which of the #19, #77 is the least worserer(sic)?

#77 please.........unfinished business....ya know...
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Spurdo Sparde
Rookie



Number of posts : 3
Age : 54
Location : Italy
Registration date : 2017-07-23

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Can I get #19?
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Jason White
Racing Legend
Jason White


Number of posts : 14725
Age : 47
Location : Ferndale, MI USA
Registration date : 2011-12-25

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Spurdo Sparde wrote:
Can I get #19?

Ok
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Martin Lacina
Experienced Driver
Martin Lacina


Number of posts : 475
Age : 42
Location : Czech Republic
Registration date : 2016-02-16

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I have to withdraw this race. Change of the family plan so car #12 is free.
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Dana Schurer
Experienced Driver
Dana Schurer


Number of posts : 357
Age : 36
Location : Portland, OR, USA
Registration date : 2015-04-19

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:conduit:
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Spurdo Sparde
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Number of posts : 3
Age : 54
Location : Italy
Registration date : 2017-07-23

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i get gdb mismath when try to join game i download all the things on rules page and on the thirst page but still get mismath
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Lewis Stephens
Rookie



Number of posts : 44
Age : 25
Location : United Kingdom
Registration date : 2016-06-11

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Spurdo Sparde wrote:
i get gdb mismath when try to join game i download all the things on rules page and on the thirst page but still get mismath

Have you downloaded all of the updates? The AIW and SCN updates.
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Jason White
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Jason White


Number of posts : 14725
Age : 47
Location : Ferndale, MI USA
Registration date : 2011-12-25

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Spurdo Sparde wrote:
i get gdb mismath when try to join game i download all the things on rules page and on the thirst page but still get mismath

You are missing the track updates

Also, please remove the extra space in between your first and last name.
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Spurdo Sparde
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Number of posts : 3
Age : 54
Location : Italy
Registration date : 2017-07-23

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thanks sirs for the help forgot to put one in folder
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David Jaques
Pro Driver
David Jaques


Number of posts : 512
Age : 43
Location : Canada
Registration date : 2013-03-28

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last minute #12 please
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Lewis Stephens
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Number of posts : 44
Age : 25
Location : United Kingdom
Registration date : 2016-06-11

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Engine blew up again... Third time in the last month that I've had engine issues. Really wish my luck would turn in this series.
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David Sabre
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David Sabre


Number of posts : 5340
Age : 60
Location : england
Registration date : 2012-02-25

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Well that was disappointing. A car flipped in front which hit the car next to me which then hit me flipping me over the debris fence and out of the racetrack. Race over. Sad
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Mick Chapman
Pro Driver
Mick Chapman


Number of posts : 695
Age : 57
Location : Wales/Pays de Galles
Registration date : 2014-01-04

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Fuel.....or lack of....mega twit....

seemed to be doing ok in the old car.
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Jason Whited
Pro Driver
Jason Whited


Number of posts : 581
Age : 39
Location : Virginia, USA
Registration date : 2017-03-08

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Lap 57 blown engine for me as well Sad
The ole 86C just couldn't hack it. Did well during testing with a few others in the draft, but the gearing proved to be just a touch to short and I was having to back off or slightly peg out before T1 and T3. Problem with that is that each time I'd back off, I'd lose the draft...once the draft was gone, nothing I could do.
Backed off it a bit, but must have been too late. Probably started the race with a not so good engine. Don't think I was "that" hard on it...but, is what it is.

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David Jaques
Pro Driver
David Jaques


Number of posts : 512
Age : 43
Location : Canada
Registration date : 2013-03-28

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just when i was about to pat myself on the back for avoiding the wreck infront of me, i forgot to avoid the biggest danger, the apron Sad

had a good run going, seemed like some were willing to work together to close gaps while some were racing hard but still conserving engine/fuel. not sure the point in that scratch

dave
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Petr Hlavac
Pro Driver
Petr Hlavac


Number of posts : 873
Age : 41
Location : Brno, Czech Republic
Registration date : 2015-01-11

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This was my 100th HSO start. I was delighted that it happened at Michigan, let alone with a Penske car. That pole position was a major surprise and I made it purely thanks to the setup from Michal Janak. And then the race. The car was absolutely fantastic. It drove like a rocketship, I could choose any line and I was mostly cruising on boost 1/2. The biggest issue was my diarrhea, as I ate some 3kg of apricots today. Actually, I really had to jump out for a quick poo during one pit stop Very Happy Anyway, everything was all right and I was just getting ready to move forward, until I saw one car spinning on the grass. I went all the way up to avoid him, but he slid right into my way. Repairs took nearly 8 minutes, but I wanted to continue and enjoy some drafting. Sadly, there was another yellow, I didn't notice a part of another car laying on the road, I hit it, got a puncture and it sent me into the wall again. This time with more substantial damage and unfortunately both right side tires flat, so I didn't make it to the pits. It's a shame as my car was clearly good enough to fight for victory. Anyway, I'm looking forward to my next hundred races here at HSO Wink
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Michal Janak
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Michal Janak


Number of posts : 1082
Age : 51
Location : Brno, Czech Republic
Registration date : 2010-03-25

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So unhappy today

best cart starting position, lost many places on start (boost at 1 and lowered max rews 2 clicks)

go upto 7th but on one pitstop i go under white but was too fast and went to outside wall and didn switch off repairs, lost whole lap , then i was 8th one lap down and then about 200 laps i lost concetratio whem looking in mirrors and took of in high loop after hitting grass

it was my best oval race up this point (great battles , long run with wilks but he closed the doors too much twice, once with small contact - i was in inner side of the track luckily it didn end with crash)
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Jacob Fredriksson
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Jacob Fredriksson


Number of posts : 1047
Age : 34
Location : Sweden
Registration date : 2014-01-15

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A bit disappointed to be on the losing end of the end-of-the-race push-and-shove, but I had fun. Got some weird penalty at one of final cautions, but I know I finished 4th on track. The '87 is not to prefer over an '88, but I think I made the most of it at least.
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Dana Schurer
Experienced Driver
Dana Schurer


Number of posts : 357
Age : 36
Location : Portland, OR, USA
Registration date : 2015-04-19

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Apologies to Jacob for the hit when you were entering the pits. :doh: Embarassed There was so much passing and blocking on the aprons that I didn't read your fade in/out over the line as a pit signal.

Not a fun race overall. Absurd moves, tons of contact from usually lapped cars. One to forget. pale
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Jason White
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Jason White


Number of posts : 14725
Age : 47
Location : Ferndale, MI USA
Registration date : 2011-12-25

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Jacob Fredriksson wrote:
Got some weird penalty at one of final cautions, but I know I finished 4th on track. 

Not to worry, i will be reviewing the finishing order  Wink
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Michael Drechsler
Pro Driver
Michael Drechsler


Number of posts : 671
Age : 45
Location : Aachen, Germany
Registration date : 2016-03-11

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Petr Hlavac wrote:
[...]everything was all right and I was just getting ready to move forward, until I saw one car spinning on the grass. I went all the way up to avoid him, but he slid right into my way.[...] 

That was actually me... Embarassed Roger won't be happy at all. Took myself out again, with a momentary brain fade somewhere in the first half, was slighly misjudging the speed difference and didn't have the right firm grip  on the wheel to thread it through. Was a short nudge, but immediately felt the car was askew. Kinda felt managable if I didn't push to hard, but then I had to back off more than was good and that sent me really hard into the wall and caused that yellow.Rolling Eyes

Else, the most positive thing is I kinda finished my first '500 (486 mile race, actually). Not sure what was possible with the car after I was 7 laps down. I could easily keep up with the group fighting for victory in the end, and I was holding back, but I couldn't go Scotts pace early on, but I was probably a little bit faster when fuel burned off. Also got a hit in pits and overshot my pit stop twice, which is stupid, as well. Suspect 8th is my best season result in this series, thanks to finishing, but I'm not overly happy about it.
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Bruno Chacon
Experienced Driver
Bruno Chacon


Number of posts : 476
Age : 64
Location : Brazil
Registration date : 2017-03-08

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I was not very lucky. First I got scared with a lot of cars putting me back on edge and leaned against the wall, sticking a tire. Then in contention with Raul Jereb we hit and I took the worst and finally, I hit Alan Foster's car crammed on the track. Total time in the pits lost to recover all that damage was 1028 seconds. If I had one more turn, I would have come in 12th place and scored at least 1 point.
next time maybe.
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Jason White
Racing Legend
Jason White


Number of posts : 14725
Age : 47
Location : Ferndale, MI USA
Registration date : 2011-12-25

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Results are up.  Points to follow after some other business...
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Jonatan Acerclinth
Racing Legend
Jonatan Acerclinth


Number of posts : 1837
Age : 31
Location : Gräv, Sweden
Registration date : 2012-12-10

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The hectic broadcast can be found here, that's the closest finish of the year at HSO:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83qhgQlmmDU


Cheers, celebrating it with a lager/bitter :drink:
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Juha Bos
Racing Legend
Juha Bos


Number of posts : 1687
Age : 37
Location : Belgium
Registration date : 2016-05-11

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The good news: One of the Dick Simon cars just barely missed victory.

The bad news: It wasn't mine because I finished 17 laps down.

It all started well, the setup was fine (Jan proved it), I managed to stay in fuel saving mode as well as move up the pack, and no near misses excepts once with Pascal.

I was maintaining myself well inside the top 10 following Grant and Pascal, when Pascal went to the inside, hit Grant who got sent into my path and launched my car into outer space. Miraculously I still had four wheels and an engine so I crawled back to the pit lane.

After that I had a bit of a scrap with Bruno in my old car on my way to 11th place. Not too pleased with it, could have been much better.
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