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Season 19 World Endurance Cup - Info & Sign-up

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Re: Season 19 World Endurance Cup - Info & Sign-up
« Reply #45 on: October 03, 2017, 11:11:06 PM »
I am not sure I understand the tyre warmers. Tyres were not getting too cold, but rather they were not getting to optimal temperature. At those speeds we will have to waive as much just to keep them in temperature. So I do not see much benefit, while I see less tyre preparation challenge for quali.

Anyway, if you feel like it is best, then good.

As for the gear: can't we just agree on a speed? There are issues with charge consumption and rears slip in 2nd gear that may benefit a car over another. It seems easier to just say "keep it under 100kph and keep an eye on the map"...

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« Reply #46 on: October 03, 2017, 11:34:52 PM »
I am not sure I understand the tyre warmers. Tyres were not getting too cold, but rather they were not getting to optimal temperature. At those speeds we will have to waive as much just to keep them in temperature. So I do not see much benefit, while I see less tyre preparation challenge for quali.

Anyway, if you feel like it is best, then good.

As for the gear: can't we just agree on a speed? There are issues with charge consumption and rears slip in 2nd gear that may benefit a car over another. It seems easier to just say "keep it under 100kph and keep an eye on the map"...
I reckon if we start from 80 with tyre warmers, and tyres slowly cool a bit over the lap, we'll start off with a closer to optimal temperature than starting from cold. There should be less need for weaving (which is always a bit dangerous, and it's also questionable how much that actually helps heat the tyre).

2nd gear is like a defacto pit limiter. Like Bachuluum said, you don't have to bang it on the rev limiter, just cruise at close to redline. Even when we say "Keep it to 100", with the best of intentions cars still speed up over that. In 2nd gear, you won't be able to exceed some speed (which was a bit over 100, from memory).
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Re: Season 19 World Endurance Cup - Info & Sign-up
« Reply #47 on: October 04, 2017, 12:11:23 AM »
Especially as all these cars have traction control, isn't a standing start more simple (sic)?
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Re: Season 19 World Endurance Cup - Info & Sign-up
« Reply #48 on: October 04, 2017, 08:20:32 AM »
Especially as all these cars have traction control, isn't a standing start more simple (sic)?
I'm trying to emulate the real WEC series.
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Re: Season 19 World Endurance Cup - Info & Sign-up
« Reply #49 on: October 05, 2017, 02:27:26 AM »
sign me up to LMP1 class - still undecided between the Audi and the 'yota

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Re: Season 19 World Endurance Cup - Info & Sign-up
« Reply #50 on: October 05, 2017, 09:56:15 PM »
Hi Wally,

I'm out of this season. I broke my wrist today, I broke it good so I wont be driving for a while.

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Re: Season 19 World Endurance Cup - Info & Sign-up
« Reply #51 on: October 05, 2017, 11:36:02 PM »
Mercedes AMG GT3 for me please.
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Re: Season 19 World Endurance Cup - Info & Sign-up
« Reply #52 on: October 05, 2017, 11:40:11 PM »
Hi Wally,

I'm out of this season. I broke my wrist today, I broke it good so I wont be driving for a while.

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Ouch, hope it heals quickly! 

How about driving one handed, auto gearbox?

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Re: Season 19 World Endurance Cup - Info & Sign-up
« Reply #53 on: October 06, 2017, 07:18:46 AM »
Hi Wally,

I'm out of this season. I broke my wrist today, I broke it good so I wont be driving for a while.

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:( Sorry to hear that. Hope you recover quickly.

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Re: Season 19 World Endurance Cup - Info & Sign-up
« Reply #54 on: October 06, 2017, 08:49:34 AM »
Hi Wally,

I'm out of this season. I broke my wrist today, I broke it good so I wont be driving for a while.

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That's no good! Good luck with your recovery.
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Re: Season 19 World Endurance Cup - Info & Sign-up
« Reply #55 on: October 06, 2017, 12:08:40 PM »
Thanks blokes.  :)

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Re: Season 19 World Endurance Cup - Info & Sign-up
« Reply #56 on: October 06, 2017, 08:48:59 PM »
Ouch doobs!

Wally, I'd like to switch to GT3 please. Not sure which car I will take yet.

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Re: Season 19 World Endurance Cup - Info & Sign-up
« Reply #57 on: October 06, 2017, 10:47:29 PM »
As much as I would love to drive the Ferrari and we don't drive enough of them this one is a dog :(  I will go the Nismo I think please :)
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Re: Season 19 World Endurance Cup - Info & Sign-up
« Reply #58 on: October 06, 2017, 10:48:57 PM »
Hi Wally,

I'm out of this season. I broke my wrist today, I broke it good so I wont be driving for a while.

regards
Darren

Hope it heals well,  May I ask how it happened ?
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Re: Season 19 World Endurance Cup - Info & Sign-up
« Reply #59 on: October 07, 2017, 03:31:16 PM »
LMP class looks empty i guess ill go fill that up lol, not sure what car. Jeremy last i heard was more keen for gt cars but not sure
do you even motorsports?