[Aug 15, 2013] Holden VS Ford @ Amaroo &... (Amaroo Park Raceway 80's & Sandown Raceway 2012)

Discussion in 'rFactor 1 - Events' started by Jonatan Åcerclinth, Aug 3, 2013.

Holden VS Ford @ Amaroo &...
Amaroo Park Raceway 80's & Sandown Raceway 2012
Start Date: Aug 15, 2013 06:00 PM
End Date: Aug 15, 2013 08:00 PM
Time zone: Europe/London +01:00 BST
  1. Jonatan Åcerclinth Licensed Driver

    Event Format
    Practice: 1800 GMT
    Qualifying: 1900 GMT (Unlimited Laps)
    Warm-Up: 1920 GMT
    Race: 1925 GMT (15 Laps @ Sandown - 30 Laps @ Amaroo)
    End of event (Approximately): 2000 GMT

    We can have several races in a row if people is enjoying themselves!

    Server Settings
    Server Name: simracingpro.com TCL
    Mod: Touring Car Legends Main Mod (HERE) ALTERNATE download (HERE) , Sound Pack (HERE), Add-On Sounds *OPPTIONAL* (HERE) BMW 635 Fix (HERE)
    Track: Amaroo Park Raceway 80's (HERE), Sandown Raceway 2012 (HERE)
    Flag Rules: Black Only
    Fuel Usage: Normal
    Tire Usage: Normal
    Mechanical Failures: Normal
    Type of Start: Standing with Formation Lap
    Damage Multipler: 100%
    In-Game Race Start Time: 13:00
    Race Time Scale: Normal
    Fixed Setups: No
    Fixed Upgrades: No

    Game Assists
    Traction Control: Disallowed
    Auto Clutch: Allowed
    Anti-Lock Braking: Disallowed
    Stability Control: Disallowed
    Auto Shifting: Disallowed
    Steering Help: Disallowed
    Braking Help: Disallowed
    Invulnerability: Disallowed
    Auto Pit Stop: Disallowed
    Opposite Lock: Disallowed
    Spin Recovery: Disallowed

    Other Notes
    - You must be a licensed member to take part in this event.
    - Be very careful on the opening lap. Brake very early to avoid other cars as you will have cold brakes and cold tyres.
    - The main funnel points at Amaroo is T1 and 2. After that it should have panned out into single line.
    - The main funnel points at Sandown is T1, 2-3 and 4. After that it should have panned out into single line.
    - You can find the SRP Teamspeak details: (HERE)
    - SRP Racing Rules: (HERE)
    See you on track!
  2. Jonatan Åcerclinth Licensed Driver

    These cars are very powerful and it's easy to spin the rear wheels when going on power. But they are also very good fun. Both cars are very equal and the racing should be very close.

    Regarding the tracks:

    Amaroo - The Amaroo track is very short and has a lot of undulation changes. The Mustang should have a bit of an edge on this track with it being a bit better at handling than the Holden.

    Sandown - Long straights and a lot of 90 degree corners is the home of Holden racing cars. The Holden is slightly more powerful and should have the edge here.
  3. Jonatan Åcerclinth Licensed Driver

    To join this event, post a comment below with an intention to race.

    1. Jonatan Åcerclinth
    2. Lars Brugman
    3. Rob Hermans


  4. Jonatan Åcerclinth Licensed Driver

  5. Rob Hermans SRP Manager

    I will try to attend...my PC crashes as soon as I head out on track for some (as yet unidentified) reason.
    Please add me as a Maybe, Jonatan.

    EDIT: rF ans GSC are running without crashing now, but I haven't had the chance to install the mod and its bits, nor the tracks...you could change my sign-up to "Quite likely" if you want! :D

    EDIT2: You can remove me from the reserves and put me on the "Definitely WILL be there" list, Jonatan :)
  6. April Dillon Licensed Driver

    What exactly are the cars? Kinda like 1980s V8 Supercars? As this does sound fun :D

    Is the mod available in a form other than an exe?
  7. Lars Brugman Licensed Driver

    oh... Sandown :D
    Sign me up please Jonatan!
  8. Jonatan Åcerclinth Licensed Driver

    They are GroupA Touring Cars (1984-5 to 1991-2 dependent on which country they were raced) and you could say that, the Mustang and Holden, are that times V8 Supercars as both were powered by big V8's :)

    If you go into youtube you can search for: "ATCC 1985 Surfers Paradise" and you can see the cars in action :)

    Unfortunately they aren't at the moment but if you want I could try and pack the files themselves together :)

    Hope you join up with us as the cars are a real blast to drive. Drift galour or smooth as a piece of metal, it's all up to you how you want to drive them but you can drive them both ways :D
  9. Rob Hermans SRP Manager

    Edited my first post (again), see you tonight. :)

    BTW, the server is running MAZE instead of Sandown or Amaroo.
  10. Lars Brugman Licensed Driver

    Event is next week :)
  11. Rob Hermans SRP Manager

    D'oh! Bedankt, Lars. :)
  12. Jonatan Åcerclinth Licensed Driver

    Ah, my bad, thought I had set the server to the correct tracks :oops:

    Will get onto it right away so that it is up and running :)
  13. Jonatan Åcerclinth Licensed Driver

    Server is up! :)

    Should I get the Mod files put together without an .exe? :confused:
  14. April Dillon Licensed Driver

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  15. Jonatan Åcerclinth Licensed Driver

    Uploading it now. Will take a couple of hours to get it done, yet again because of my upload rate, but expect it to be up early evening :)
  16. Jonatan Åcerclinth Licensed Driver

    Alternate download for the main mod added to the Opening Post :)
  17. April Dillon Licensed Driver

    Awesome, thank you :) Downloading now
  18. April Dillon Licensed Driver

    Got it all installed, thanks for the alternate download. I know I was being a nuisance with that one! :p

    Which cars are we going to be racing in? Any in particular? Holden VK, VL and Mustang? (They seem to be identical across all years)
  19. April Dillon Licensed Driver

    Sign me up! These cares are not well controlled, but not in a way that's annoying. More in a way that's funny. :)
  20. Jonatan Åcerclinth Licensed Driver

    Nope, you were not :)

    We'll be using all Holdens and Mustangs along all the years.

    The main difference between the Holdens is, just like it would be in Real Life, the newer models has a bit more power (hopefully ;) ) and is slightly heavier which makes them slightly slower in the corners.

    The 85-86 Holdens took the Sierra on tirewear in most races. The later Holdens had more trouble with tirewear :)
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