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  • E5GT3 Zeltweg: January 04, 2018
January 04, 2018, 08:53:13 PM +0000 - Zeltweg (A1-Ring) - RRE Season 5 (2018) Race Room Porsche GT3 Cup
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Nat. Make Model Class Qualifying Race
Tyres Pos Time/Gap Pos Time/Gap Laps Stops Best Retirement
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frex
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Porsche 991 GT3 Cup GT3 2 +0.096
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1 31:17.622
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20 0 1:32.809
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Michelin  
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Porsche 991 GT3 Cup GT3 1 1:32.893
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2 +3.607
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20 0 1:32.945
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Michelin  
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Porsche 991 GT3 Cup GT3 3 +0.114
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3 +20.662
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20 0 1:33.300
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Michelin  
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Porsche 991 GT3 Cup GT3 5 +1.332
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4 +52.440
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20 0 1:34.664
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Michelin  
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Porsche 991 GT3 Cup GT3 6 +2.996
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5 +57.674
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20 0 1:34.465
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Michelin  
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Porsche 991 GT3 Cup GT3 4 +1.232
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6 +58.355
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20 0 1:34.003
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Michelin  
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Porsche 991 GT3 Cup GT3 7 +11.754
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7 +2L
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18 0 1:43.060
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« on: January 02, 2018, 12:27:28 PM +0000 »



Practice: 19:45 BST (30 mins)
Qual 2: 20:15 (15 mins)
Race: 20:30 ~ 30 Mins

Cars allowed: Porsche GT3 Cup
Track: Zeltweg-A1 ring (Red Bull RIng, Speilberg)
Time of Day Setting: 13:00
Weather: Dry

Start: Standing
Tyre wear: Normal
Fuel consumption: Normal
Pit-stops: None required

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« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2018, 12:50:43 PM +0000 »

Might want to change the name of this as its not a GTR3 class race!
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« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2018, 08:57:25 PM +0000 »

Is there a calendar posted for this series, I don't seem to see anything? doubt I can make this week but will try to get to some future races
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« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2018, 10:08:07 PM +0000 »

It appears to be in the calender, scoring needed sorting
Tony helped me out  I Am Not Worthy
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« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2018, 10:20:19 PM +0000 »

Tough race that. Difficult cars to push on with and sometimes frustrating but a good challenge to try to drive consistently.

Watched as first Pete and then Dieter steadily drove away from me.....well done both  Cool

Jules enjoyed the racing too so looks like we'll have another regular for our Thursdays  thumbup1
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« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2018, 11:09:35 PM +0000 »

I enjoyed it very much, the cars are good fun once you get a feel for them
not the easiest thing to drive for sure, but It was fun to drift into a corner
and not spin automatically  Grin

The results need to wait a while, but I will do them.
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« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2018, 08:19:25 AM +0000 »

Enjoyed that last night but a little error and Dieter was passed, hassled him for a couple of laps before being distracted and missing my braking point in to T1. Managed to avoid collecting Dieter but that was race over Sad
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« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2018, 09:01:20 AM +0000 »

Results are stuck as I can' find a lobby name for Jules?
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« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2018, 09:31:10 AM +0000 »

Wasn't going to do these, but 400 vrp left over after picking up a couple of tracks in the sale was just enough for the car and one skin. Glad I did as immediately felt nice - a bit twitchy over the kerbs for me, but lots of fun.

Close race with GT and Pete, just a couple of small mistakes from each allowed me by. Nothing between us though really, hoping for more of that in future races! Thanks to all.

Jules enjoyed the racing too so looks like we'll have another regular for our Thursdays  thumbup1

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« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2018, 09:45:36 AM +0000 »

Results are stuck as I can' find a lobby name for Jules?

Here's Julian's profile page....

https://www.simracing.org.uk/smf/index.php?action=profile&u=7081&sa=racing_history&driver=7081

And here's a link to his last race (3rd place) showing his username.....

https://www.simracing.org.uk/smf/index.php?topic=11973#event3812
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« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2018, 12:36:53 PM +0000 »

I've always loved Porsches but clearly they were the fake porsches in GTR2!

This car reminds me of the typical historic stuff, crap suspension meaning no grip. When the car is detecting wheel slip on the inside wheel on a corner exit you know the car is a bit dodgy! Couldn't brake or really accelerate cleanly so ended up dropping the brake bias back to 50% at 88% pressure and also reduced the camber all-round as it seemed strange how the car had max camber by default. That helped a lot but still was easy to spin up on the corner exits which was a shame as I was running with Matt but ended up dropping to the back.

Plus with so little damping in the car its bottoming out al over and you feel a lot through the wheel. By the end my arms was dead, having overdone it swimming beforehand.

It was my first time driving in cockpit view as well so was completely out of my comfort zone.
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« Reply #11 on: January 05, 2018, 04:40:12 PM +0000 »

Might try changing camber, how do you know what tyres temps are across a wheel?
I think these cars are a hoot, and yes they feel like old porches to me, the R3E proper GT3
pork is a very comfy Hector compared to these.
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« Reply #12 on: January 05, 2018, 05:58:05 PM +0000 »

According to Raceroom's new physics man the teams in the RL cup series run full camber pretty much all the time. Lots of info about the development of the pork here........

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhEQ3W2HFYA
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« Reply #13 on: January 05, 2018, 08:24:41 PM +0000 »

I think it was simply reducing the camber gave me a bigger contact patch and so more grip. I did watch that video and wonder if i was driving the same car tbh.
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