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Thursday Nights fun racing / Next Season - Shelby Cobra of course !
« on: December 14, 2017, 10:01:59 PM »
Next season will be brought to you by FLATTOP Racing
(inspired by one Lemmy Caution)

>>>>The Cobra the whole Cobra and nothing but the Cobra <<<<

This post is to start putting down ideas for tracks

Also I am not as talented at making a post that looks anywhere near as good as Bruce could for the Thursday seasons.
So if anyone wants to write up a fancy post for future seasons don't be afraid to put your hand up.

Here's a quote from Thursday Night's Season 1; Round 1 Post race chat

Enjoyed the racing last night, I wished I hadn't got caught up in the couple of accidents, but did enjoy the car, plenty of value.

Night 1 with 12 racers fronting up made a nice size field for the inaugural Thursday Nights' Fun Runs.  The Shelby Cup has some points assigned to it, (Ionly need to get the results!, I have one screenshot only and have no logs. Next week's upgrade). So who ever can provide the places I would appreciate it...

I know, I know, I can hear it already...  ;D

Pre race one, with 3 minutes to go I do a radical change to the setup, not the worst thing concidering I also drained the tank to try for abetter time...
I do like the advantage of getting back to the pits and being able to change from an impossible, (read "stupid"), setup and at least be able to continue on.  Next time I will cross the start/finish line, then escape to the pits to remove the lost lap.

Now some one ended up in the pits too, from the start! I think it ...? If you can be on team speak, we would all be happy to restart the race under those circumstances, it is really disappointing being so close and missing out the race.

Race 2 saw me catching a few, smashing, catching a few... but enjoyed the experience.  Now with the server at least easier to configure/run for next week I think i can concentrate on the races more...

You may have noticed, we are now going to be racing at Goodwood, an change of tracks.  I think this is more suited to the cars and the event.
Sign ups will remain as they are, with the current numbers, the reserves will remain on the grid unless pushed out by a perm commitment by new racers.

Hope you all enjoyed as much as I did. Thanks for being part of the event. Thanks for the preparation assistance too.


This is the starting post for the Cobra Cup and Thursday Night racing: http://xgn.com.au/index.php?topic=457.0

Round One: "Shelby Cobra Cup"; 'I love horsepower' Season.

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Round 1: 21st August Track:  Salzburgring
Race 1: 7 laps    <---- Reduced from 10
Race 2: 15 laps  <---- Reduced from 20[/font]

Track List from first Thursday Night season(download links to follow)

Round 1:  Salzburgring
Round 2: Goodwood
Round 3: Croft
Round 4 : Castle Hill
Round 5: Gentrack1
Round 6: Longford

Backup Tracks:

some examples.

I am not asking for help and if no one wants to that's cool, I just thought someone might be able to do more justice to the season posts than I can :)

Thursday Nights fun racing / Flattops Thursday - Fun Run - 21/12/2017
« on: December 14, 2017, 08:30:59 PM »
Christmas fun runs, I don't expect many, but the server is there if bored and want some short races

5 min qual
2 x 5 lap races, second reversed
5 min qual
2 x 5 lap races, second reversed
etc, etc

Shelby Cobra AC Version
shelby_cobra_289 Mod before it was bought by Kunos


Thursday Nights fun racing / Flattops Thursday - Christmas schedule
« on: December 13, 2017, 09:13:57 PM »
I will hold some fun runs on Thursdays over Christmas.
Of course the first one will be a Cobra,  Does anyone know what Bruces favourite track was ?

General Discussion / MALCOLM YOUNG
« on: November 25, 2017, 08:58:39 PM »

Australian Assetto Corsa League, Tuesday nights / Fall creator update
« on: November 22, 2017, 02:25:20 PM »
It causes stuttering in games, It has something to do with game mode and what it does to full screen rendering,  google it, its too complex for me :)
anyway I have found a fix after a few weeks of annoyance .

You have to disable fullscreen optimization

It's easy. If you want to disable fullscreen optimization for just individual games, navigate to games .exe, right click > properties > compatibility > check "disable fullscreen optimizations."

If you want to disable it for games across the board, globally  (which is what I did), go to your general Windows settings (windows key > type "settings" > gaming > game bar > "record clips, screenshots..." OFF > UNCHECK "show game bar when I play fullscreen games microsoft has verified") restart the PC and try your game again in buttery smoothness :)

Note that you have to turn the game bar off AND uncheck "show game bar when I play..." Just doing one doesn't fully disable the overlay.

Assetto Corsa / Deleted Post
« on: November 20, 2017, 10:08:34 AM »
Just wondering why my post to honour Malcom Young was deleted ?
Surely we can talk about more than racing pretend pixel cars ?

General Discussion / RIP Malcolm Young
« on: November 19, 2017, 02:15:07 PM »
Sad day today, a legend who's music I have grown up with and been a part of my life has passed away :(

You don't see him much in the videos, but You can sure hear him if know what listening for,  He is the sound of  AC/DC.
I saw  AC/DC on 27 Jan. 2001 in Hobart,  Stiff Upper Lip Tour,  reports the next day how the concert was heard from the eastern shore were amazing to me that it could be heard from so far away, but should not of been a surprise as the cloths on your back literally shook in time to the music :)

   7.10  to 9.10 you get a pretty good bit of Malcom in action, don't see him much , but can hear him not missing a beat
  - tour I saw

Ride on Malcom Young

General Discussion / Windows reinstall
« on: November 03, 2017, 04:32:38 PM »
I had to reinstall windows which all went smoothly, I had to do a full clean install because it was so messed up the windows reset would not work  :o but works normal again now,  almost

TS will not let me assign my wheel buttons to it anymore, I have done wheel drivers and all my pc driver of course :)  any ideas ?

also is the windows 10 built in image thingy any good ?

Apps / fairracing
« on: October 26, 2017, 08:26:05 PM »

Apps / Kissmyrank
« on: October 26, 2017, 08:24:30 PM »
Is there any way this could be modified for an interesting Thursday season of winning money and been able to buy a faster car for the next race.

 I have not been abel to make it work yet so if anyone does send me the config :)  I thought I was doing what the instructions said but apparently not

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