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2017 Season 7 "Grunt versus Turbo versus Revs"

Season's Cars: Ford GT40, Ferrari F40, and Porsche 908LH

Round 1: 12/1/2017 - Zolder 1967  Sprint Round 2 * 10 laps.
Track - Zolder 1967 - Download.

Round 2: 19/1/2017 - Monza Historic 1966 Sprint Round 2 * 10 laps.

Round 2: 26/1/2017 - Hockenheimring Sprint Round 2 * 10 laps. *(Public Holiday)

Round 2: 9/2/2017 - Silverstone Endurance Round 1 * 25 laps.

Round 2: 16/2/2017 - Monaco Sprint Round 2 * 10 laps.

Round 2: 23/2/2017 - BRUNO Sprint Round 2 * 10 laps.

Round 2: 2/3/2017 - Joesville Speedway Endurance Round 1 * 20 laps.

Session Stats.
Racing Club Season Stats.

Thursday Nights fun racing / A short absence...
« on: January 06, 2017, 01:01:37 PM »
I'll be away from racing for a little while due to an op Tuesday. Working on the optimistic view, I hope to be at the wheel in a week or 2.

Thursday Nights fun racing / FUN RUN 5 JAN
« on: January 05, 2017, 06:59:25 PM »
 with the absence of any other notice and a reminder from MG, thanks, lets run some races on the test server, what ever is there, and swap cars each race?

see you there



Thursday Nights fun racing / Thursday Season's Videos by Shameless_1
« on: December 20, 2016, 01:03:06 PM »
All of the goodness of Des' Super Race Videos in one easy to locate place.

You Tube Search URL

Big THANKS to Des.

News / Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
« on: December 14, 2016, 01:07:00 PM »

With just 12 examples constructed in-period, the E-Type Lightweight is rarer than Jaguar’s C-type (53 built) and D-type (71 built), as well as Ferrari’s 250 GTO (39 built, including three 330 GTOs). E-type Lightweights don’t trade hands very often, but next month an Australian championship-winning example, said to display less than 4,000 miles on the odometer, will cross the auction stage as part of the Bonhams Scottsdale, Arizona sale... Full Article.

(Assuming Phil is happy for this), we can add your race names to the top of the windscreens of the Escorts.
As racers select a car, I will create a zip file with the additional files needed to add it.

Post your selection here, I will update the top post.

Extras: download these http://www.racedepartment.com/downloads/escort-classic-pack-2.8367/

Download and install in this order, overwriting when requested:

GzeroD Seamus Castrol
GW Classic Momo 85
Flattop BP_Escort
Bacculum The Black and Gold Mexico
Phil.8 Blue White
Humper Classic "Poo" Brown
Joe Yellow/Black
Simone Classic 2
Shameless_1 Red  White
UnFknBLievable Grey Black
Rooshooter Orange/Black
Imperious   yellow_black
mael    classic_34
Rob   mexico_copper
AJ   mexico_silver

Real Life Motorsport / Geelong Sprints are on on Nov 25-27th
« on: October 30, 2016, 08:04:17 AM »
Lucky me, I have had the Comet accepted again for this year's event and also received an invitation to run the FJ as well... so I will be a busy, happy lad on that day!


Hardware & Reviews / Need a laptop for my daughter...
« on: October 06, 2016, 02:36:05 PM »
Well my daughter's laptop, my old gaming laptop... has finally given up the ghost!

I need to purchase a replacement, although I would like to purchase her a Macbook Pro, I don't think my budget will stretch to that generous a purchase...

It is for home use, no gaming, just general use for a young family, and info appreciated.



You need the app, of course, and a coaster from a pub, I just screen grabbed the image of the back of the demo's coaster and used that.

Let's hope it works with the Masters' races,

Real Life Motorsport / Worlds colliding at Rob Roy hillclimb
« on: September 25, 2016, 11:32:32 AM »

Thursday Nights fun racing / Monza Junior Sept the 1st treat!
« on: August 31, 2016, 08:31:42 PM »
Round 7: Thursday 1thSeptember

Racing general / Blasts From the Past
« on: August 30, 2016, 04:25:34 PM »
Found these on a clean up of an old external drive...  shows the high quality of my graphics card at the time!

PS my super looking cortina was created by Speedfreak.

Real Life Motorsport / Remembering Chris Amon, 1943-2016
« on: August 05, 2016, 12:26:25 PM »
Chris Amon (R) with Jim Clark at Indianapolis in 1967. Photo courtesy Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Best remembered for his win in the Ford GT40 Mk IIA with co-driver Bruce McLaren in the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans, Chris Amon was also renowned for his bad luck behind the wheel during a Formula 1 career that would span 14 seasons. On August 3, Amon died of cancer in a New Zealand hospital, age 73.

The son of a wealthy sheep rancher in New Zealand, Amon reportedly learned to drive on the family farm at the age of six. After progressing up the racing ladder in Australia and New Zealand, Amon was discovered by British racer and F1 team owner Reg Parnell in 1962, and the following year, he joined Parnell’s team in England.

His career in F1 would be an odd mix of brilliance and misfortune, with mechanical failures ending many races that Amon should have won. Often described as the best driver never to have won a Grand Prix, his racing CV included stints with Parnell, Cooper, Scuderia Ferrari, March Engineering, Equipe Matra, Martini Racing, Elf Team Tyrrell, Team Motul BRM, and Team Ensign. In 1966 and again in 1974, Amon even attempted to go it alone, forming Chris Amon Racing, but with similar results. Mario Andretti once said of Amon’s fortune (or lack thereof), “if he became an undertaker, people would stop dying,” but it was Ferrari’s former technical director, Mauro Forghieri, who best summed up the driver’s talents by calling him “by far the best test driver I have ever worked with.”

Full Article...

Real Life Motorsport / Geelong Sprints...
« on: August 03, 2016, 09:57:09 AM »
Well we are running the Comet again this year, but may be I should also take the humpy!

Thursday Nights fun racing / Season 5 Metalex to the Max!
« on: July 05, 2016, 12:42:49 PM »
Season 5 - Metalex to the MAX!
Big THANKS to Gratulin for designing this season, and to Phil.8 for taking on the "lever pulling" again.

Metalex version, B!
MTX_103 v1.0.7 FAST S3 Download.
Updated MX Version 1.0.8
MTX v 1.0.8 FAST S3 Download

Track Pack: S3 Download. Only non AC Tracks.
Night Scenarios:

AC will control race start and penalties along with latest Wally's PLP
Endurance = 1 race,  ~45 minute race
Sprints = 2 races, with 5 minute qualifying followed by ~25 minute race..

Round 1: Thursday 21stJuly
Track: Redbull Ring (National Layout) - Red Pack DLC

Round 2: Thursday 28thJuly
Track: Modena Fast Download

Round 3: Thursday 4thAugust

Track: Tor Poznan Download

Round 4: Thursday 11thAugust

Track: T78_Hockenheimring Short2 Download

Round 5: Thursday 18thAugust

Track: Magione

Round 6: Thursday 25thAugust
Track: Brands Hatch GP

Updated MX Version 1.0.8
MTX v 1.0.8 FAST S3 Download

Round 7: Thursday 1thSeptember

Round 8: Thursday 8thSeptember
Track: Vallelunga Classic

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