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    Post by NoRecoil Tue Jan 31, 2012 2:14 am

    Infineion Long
    Round 5 - Infineion Long - Febuary 5th Infineon-Raceway

    Format:
    Qualifying: 4 laps
    Race: Sprint Round - 2 x 85km races (21 Laps x 2)

    Grid Order:
    Race 1 - Qualifying
    Race 2 - Reverse Grid

    Time: Lobbies open 1:45PM EDT (TAS,NSW and VIC time)
    If your lobby is together earlier you can to run straight away.

    Lobby Host:

    Room 1 will be Hosted by NoRecoil
    Room 2 Will be Hosted By Crimson1973
    Please ensure you have someone in your room save the Replays as they may be required later.
    You will also need people to take Pictures of the Results, it may be best discussed before the race who is going to - the more people able to the better as there will be lower chances of missing the results.

    Results for Round 5:
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    Drivers:
    NO Restarts and NO Safety Cars- You will most likely have to pit at this distance so a damaged car wont be the end of your race.
    All drivers are reminded Look after your car and others around you, especially in the reverse grid races. Incidents will happen from time to time, if your car is damaged dont be a bad sport about it, do what you can to finish the race - a DNF due to a rage quit will always result in 0 (zero) points for that race.

    Poor sportsman like manoeuvres or driving can be penalised - Race as clean as possible and aim to keep at least 2 wheels on the track at all time, cutting corners lap after lap will not be tolerated.

    If your are involved in an accident ensure you warn the drivers behind you, especially if your car is blocking or on the track - saying "oh shit" is not a warning, let them know what side of the track is clear and rejoin when safe to do so.

    Finally please restart your router before attempting to connect to the game - If you have not port forwarded your your router or setup a DMZ you may have a strict NAT which wont let yourself or others join the session.

    If you are unsure of anything please ask below or find me on XBL, and if you cant make it to the round please notify me below ASAP.

    Good Luck


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    Post by TDi fatv8 Tue Jan 31, 2012 7:10 am

    I'll be going to Infineon with a vengeance! So far in the series I haven't been able to show the true speed in the car due bad qualifying, getting caught up in incidents, Xbox freezing and running out of Internet.
    Hopefully I can change all that on Sunday.
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    Post by tedoky Tue Jan 31, 2012 10:09 am

    ok i'll get the ball rolling with a 1:45:9. Infineon is a track i am very much getting to grips with still, so safe to say i have another half second to find by race-day.
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    Post by Zabbey21 Tue Jan 31, 2012 11:14 am

    TDi fatv8 wrote:I'll be going to Infineon with a vengeance! So far in the series I haven't been able to show the true speed in the car due bad qualifying, getting caught up in incidents, Xbox freezing and running out of Internet.
    Hopefully I can change all that on Sunday.

    Shocked Shit, that means I'm gonna be nowhere near you...
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    Post by NoRecoil Tue Jan 31, 2012 12:57 pm

    Im in the 44's, still need to get the rear end to stay settled in the hairpins with a bit of a diff adjustment.
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    Post by Zabbey21 Tue Jan 31, 2012 2:05 pm

    Averaging 1:44.2's, reckon I could get a 1:43 if I really went for it
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    Post by NoRecoil Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:34 am

    Ok, rooms up for round 5.

    I have tried to split the rooms evenly again, semper should be able to run this weekend so i have slotted him in room 1 - this has dropped clarkson to room 2. If you have an issue with it clarko please PM me
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    Post by tedoky Thu Feb 02, 2012 11:36 am

    well scraped in a uncomfortable 1:45:105. i may fluke a high 1:44 during the race but i am really running at the edge of my skill and setup already. silent
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    Post by NoRecoil Sat Feb 04, 2012 1:41 am

    Hey guys, Ruskovski might not be able to host room 2 tomorrow.

    Can you take the reigns this week Crimson? Ill get you the settings for the races tonight or tomorrow before we run
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    Post by crimson1973 Sat Feb 04, 2012 4:31 am

    Yeah, no problem. I'll be on. I have ADSL 2 about 14Mbps upload and 1Mbp upload. Don't usually have any issues racing anyone from either OZFM or here so my NAT is okay. I'll log on @ about 1:15pm we can sort it out from there.
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    Post by Pender89 Sat Feb 04, 2012 8:31 am

    Hey recoil. There is a chance I won't make it tomorrow. Won't know till the morning.
    Sorry about that.
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    Post by Sir Waffelz Sun Feb 05, 2012 5:32 am

    been booted offline. will try to connect for race 2
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    Post by tedoky Sun Feb 05, 2012 6:23 am

    sorry everyone but i arrived too late for the racing, something came up short notice. i tried to get in to race 2 but the room was coming up unjoinable.
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    Post by NoRecoil Sun Feb 05, 2012 6:56 am

    FFS - spewing that my internets decided to be a cunt.

    Sorry for not attempting to race in race 2 guys but with the lag i was getting with the random dropouts it wasn't worth it.
    I was worried that id take someone out with a lag hicup
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    Post by surferofthemind Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:42 am

    Room 2

    Quali
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    Race 1
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    Race 2
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    Post by TDi ZOOLS80 Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:54 pm

    RACE 1 Pic

    I know its sideways but you get the "picture" Laughing

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    Post by FrankTank Tue Feb 07, 2012 12:26 am

    For those that don't "get the picture"


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    Post by TDi ZOOLS80 Tue Feb 07, 2012 12:58 am

    HAHA classic good work Franktank cheers
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    Post by Lt HELI Tue Feb 07, 2012 1:33 am

    No pitstop strategy worked a charm in race 1, I think I picked up at least 1 position by not stopping.

    Race 2 however I defended too hard in the opening laps holding onto third, wearing out the rubber. I think I lost 4 or 5 positions in the final 2 laps as the tyres were cactus.

    I totally planned to pit in race 2, I changed my mind and payed the price.

    That's racing.

    Quite disappointed you dropped Recoil, I think we would've had a great race for positions.

    *idea: If there were 1 or 2 less laps it would make a no stop strategy more viable. Every week having the entire field (almost) following the same strategy is a little boring and I think defeats the idea of the tyre degradation mixing it up a bit.
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    Post by NoRecoil Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:22 am

    race 2
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    Post by NoRecoil Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:57 am

    Yeah would have had a really competitive car around there too heli - oh well.

    Results are in the op and the Champ points are done.
    Its getting tight for 4th place now

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