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 Round 4 - Watkins Glen [Mar 25th]

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Pascal Kalide
Gabriel Sterr
Karel Marciniszyn
Christian Dauger
Alberto Ibañez
Honza Mild
Brian Janik
François Remmen
Richard Coxon
Joe Miller
Petr Hlavac
Mick Chapman
Jukka Närhi
Michal Janak
Sky Willis
Austin Ogonoski
Jonatan Acerclinth
Steve Parker
Dana Schurer
Raymond Riddall
Martin Lacina
Yves Plaçais
Gérard Ryon
Juha Bos
Scott Urick
Raul Jereb
Timo Vermeersch
Jacob Fredriksson
Jason Fitch
Adam Hackman
Michael Drechsler
Jason Whited
David Sabre
Grant Riddall
Bruno Chacon
David Jundt
Jan Kowalski
Austin Johnson
Jason White
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Jonatan Acerclinth
Racing Legend
Jonatan Acerclinth


Number of posts : 1837
Age : 29
Location : Gräv, Sweden
Registration date : 2012-12-10

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Petr Hlavac wrote:
Good news - my team has just won bronze medal at Czech Mixed Curling Championship. Bad news - I won't be at home in time for the race. My car is free
Hearty Congratulations Petr! cheers :drink:

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If you are scared entering a corner, you are pushing to hard,
if you are bored entering a corner, you aren't pushing enough,
if you hit it perfectly, it will be better than love
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David Jaques
Pro Driver
David Jaques


Number of posts : 512
Age : 41
Location : Canada
Registration date : 2013-03-28

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Petr Hlavac wrote:
Good news - my team has just won bronze medal at Czech Mixed Curling Championship. Bad news - I won't be at home in time for the race. My car is free

major congrats! love the curling, haven't been able to in the last few years, but really great fun!

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David Jundt
Racing Legend
David Jundt


Number of posts : 2647
Age : 33
Location : Binningen, Switzerland
Registration date : 2012-07-14

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Sorry guys, I'll have to free the car for this round.

I've been selected to drive FSR WC for Drillers Motorsport, and with the race starting when qualy here starts, I won't be done in time.

And I won't count on a possible retirement from that event, so somebody can drive my nice McLaren if he wants.

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Alberto Ibañez
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Alberto Ibañez


Number of posts : 16788
Age : 119
Location : International Simracing Organisation
Registration date : 2010-09-17

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@David Jaques: Considering the "limited number of different cars you can drive as one-offs" rule, you should go for Jundt's car which is the same you have already driven before.

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David Jaques
Pro Driver
David Jaques


Number of posts : 512
Age : 41
Location : Canada
Registration date : 2013-03-28

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Alberto Ibañez wrote:
@David Jaques: Considering the "limited number of different cars you can drive as one-offs" rule, you should go for Jundt's car which is the same you have already driven before.

oh yes please! thank you for pointing that out, i did not fully consider.

jundts car please

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David Jundt
Racing Legend
David Jundt


Number of posts : 2647
Age : 33
Location : Binningen, Switzerland
Registration date : 2012-07-14

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Good luck David, I know you'll do well with it :top:

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Murray: "JUNDT'S OFF-TRACK AGAIN!"

Martin: "That's a replay Murray, he's not even in the race anymore."

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Jason White
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Jason White


Number of posts : 14725
Age : 45
Location : Ferndale, MI USA
Registration date : 2011-12-25

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Even though the #54 McLaren is given a different model name, it still uses the M8E physics, which is one of the three cars David has already driven.  Being that it is essentially an M8E with another name, I will allow this one-off drive.

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Yves Plaçais
Racing Legend
Yves Plaçais


Number of posts : 1981
Age : 61
Location : Angers, France.
Registration date : 2008-12-18

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Petr Hlavac wrote:
Good news - my team has just won bronze medal at Czech Mixed Curling Championship. Bad news - I won't be at home in time for the race. My car is free

Félicitations, Petr ! :clap:

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Austin Johnson
Pro Driver
Austin Johnson


Number of posts : 814
Age : 32
Location : Northern California
Registration date : 2013-01-14

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I'm out Mad the car is garbage. totally frustrated its probably best if I don't race...not feeling this new track change. I worked all week just to have it change the night before kinda sucks. Good luck guys

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Michal Janak
Racing Legend
Michal Janak


Number of posts : 1077
Age : 49
Location : Brno, Czech Republic
Registration date : 2010-03-25

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hmm so many free cars now, but too late

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Dana Schurer
Experienced Driver
Dana Schurer


Number of posts : 357
Age : 35
Location : Portland, OR, USA
Registration date : 2015-04-19

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Absent, morning commitments ran late and no time to qualify/test the surface changes. Sad

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Jukka Närhi
Racing Legend
Jukka Närhi


Number of posts : 1811
Age : 36
Location : Finland
Registration date : 2009-12-17

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That was fun Neutral I tried to crawl through the pile-up and hit another car slightly. Thinking I only punctured the right front (would've stopped then and there had I known the entire wheel had gone missing) I made it to the pits only to find out the pit spot is wonky somehow and the crew won't even do their job.
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Grant Riddall
Experienced Driver
Grant Riddall


Number of posts : 313
Age : 32
Location : England
Registration date : 2015-12-10

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That didn't last as long as I would have hoped,

Good speed with my car, just two stupid mistakes on my own behalf ended my race. Flipped my car in turn 4 and I hope I didn't impede anyone's run through there? tried to ESC as quick as I could

Good luck to everyone else in the race!

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Jason White
Racing Legend
Jason White


Number of posts : 14725
Age : 45
Location : Ferndale, MI USA
Registration date : 2011-12-25

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Admin woes + lack of sleep + having to buy a new wheel and learn it in two hours = DNF  Sad

Also, my sincere apologies to Mick for continually spinning in front of him Embarassed

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Paul Nadeau
Club Driver
Paul Nadeau


Number of posts : 194
Age : 68
Location : Southern California USA
Registration date : 2009-08-14

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Michal Janak wrote:
hmm so many free cars now, but too late



Same here.........I'll try the next race I guess.


Glad to see you guys getting the big turnouts though!!!!! :clap:

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Martin Lacina
Experienced Driver
Martin Lacina


Number of posts : 475
Age : 41
Location : Czech Republic
Registration date : 2016-02-16

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Thanks guys for a ruined race. You guys especially Austin Ogonoski in the front think that your collision with anybody else could ruin also a lot of car behind you.

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Jason White
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Jason White


Number of posts : 14725
Age : 45
Location : Ferndale, MI USA
Registration date : 2011-12-25

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A protest has been filed, and rulings are forthcoming. Do not hash this out in the forum please.

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David Sabre
Racing Legend
David Sabre


Number of posts : 5340
Age : 58
Location : england
Registration date : 2012-02-25

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A great race from my point of view Very Happy . A nice little scrap with Yves until he was involved in somebody elses accident, which I just managed to avoid, then a steady run to the finish.
Thanks to everyone for good driving when I was overtaking. :top:
Thanks to the commentary team. :hello:
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Jacob Fredriksson
Racing Legend
Jacob Fredriksson


Number of posts : 1047
Age : 33
Location : Sweden
Registration date : 2014-01-15

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Did a great start, but was caught up in the Big One on lap 2. Having been ill this week, I called it quits after I spun out from 10th place. Just didn't have the concentration, it being a job night and all.

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Fantastic battle for position with Vermeersh. Very Happy
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Gabriel Sterr
Club Driver
Gabriel Sterr


Number of posts : 86
Age : 31
Location : Deggendorf, Germany
Registration date : 2018-01-03

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That was an interesting one! Qualified in the teens and screwed up by typing "sry" in chat after bumping a car in the last turn during qualy. Sorry, I know and respect the rule, but my hand was faster than my brain!

I gained a lot of places from wrecked cars in the first laps, but also got a bit of damage going by some two wide because I got scared and pushed a bit into the car next to me trying to get away from the wreck. Damage wasn't bad though, only slightly bent steering.

I then got into a long fight with Juha Bos whom I eventually managed to overtake for fifth and pull away from slowly. I was even able to catch up to Ray Riddall after he had what looked like bad luck with lapped cars resulting in a bit of time lost. I even overtook him after he made a small mistake, but he seemed to be faster behind me than in front and I couldn't pull away no matter how hard I tried! So we fought it out over several dozen laps to the very end of the race. It was really intense trying to defend, not lose time and not murder the tyres at the same time! In the end I managed to hold fourth by defending pretty heavily.

After pressing suspension bushings with hand tools earlier this week the tendons in my hands still hurt a bit from the race,  but it was worth it. It was a pleasure to race with you lot. All the lappings I was involved in were done nice and smoothly, both from the faster and slower cars! Thanks for the race and the battles!
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Jonatan Acerclinth
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Jonatan Acerclinth


Number of posts : 1837
Age : 29
Location : Gräv, Sweden
Registration date : 2012-12-10

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You can find the broadcast replay here if you'd like to watch it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XY_jcWobXTc


I hope you enjoy the show :drink:

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If you are scared entering a corner, you are pushing to hard,
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Yves Plaçais
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Yves Plaçais


Number of posts : 1981
Age : 61
Location : Angers, France.
Registration date : 2008-12-18

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David Sabre wrote:
A great race from my point of view Very Happy . A nice little scrap with Yves until he was involved in somebody elses accident, which I just managed to avoid, then a steady run to the finish.
Thanks to everyone for good driving when I was overtaking. :top:
Thanks to the commentary team. :hello:

Bravo David, tu étais le plus rapide ! :top:

Pour moi, la course s'est bien passée jusqu'au 59ème tour (1:14:40 sur le replay), un accrochage dans les Esses entre David et Bruno laisse ce dernier en travers sur la trajectoire. Bruno, voulant la libérer au plus vite recule au moment où j'arrive avec Raul et Timo dans les roues, gros gros carton, mais la Ferrari est solide, avant détruit, mais j'arrive à repartir et finis la course en suivant Raul qui a réussi, lui aussi à repartir. C'était chaud, mais bon, cool une deuxième place, mais faut vraiment se sortir les tripes pour tenter de suivre des Mc Laren !

Vivement la prochaine !

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Steve Parker
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Steve Parker


Number of posts : 2000
Age : 63
Location : England uk
Registration date : 2008-12-22

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Managed to weave through the carnage of lap 2 and had good few laps with Ray,then lap 14 lost concentration when in 4th and shifted into wrong gear entering the esses and blew the Engine :doh:
Grats to Dave :first: and Yves and Raul for podium :clap:

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Timo Vermeersch
Racing Legend
Timo Vermeersch


Number of posts : 1339
Age : 53
Location : Brussels
Registration date : 2009-08-11

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Philippe Henrique wrote:
Fantastic battle for position with Vermeersh. Very Happy

Yes, those were entertaining, even if stressful. Very Happy

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