Fall Enduro League - Round 1 - Bathurst

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Fall Enduro League - Round 1 - Bathurst

Post by Obsc3ne » Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:53 pm

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Welcome to Round 1 of the KSR Fall Enduro League!

First up and it's a car killer, Mount Panorama in Sydney, Australia.

It is situated on a hill with the dual official names of Mount Panorama and Wahluu and is best known as the home of the Bathurst 1000 motor race held each October, and the Bathurst 12 Hour event held each February. The track is 6.213 km (3.861 mi) in length, and is technically a street circuit.

In more recent years, the circuit has hosted longer endurance races including the Bathurst 24 Hour (2003–04) and the Bathurst 12 Hour (1991–94 and 2007 onwards) Since 2011, the Bathurst 12 Hour has become a FIA GT3 race, and became a part of the inaugural Intercontinental GT Challenge in 2016.

This race will be tough, with a lot of attrition. If you can stick it out you will come away with a good finish.

Race Night Format
7:00PM - Official Practice
8:00PM - Qualifying (15 Minutes) - Full open session, all cars visible, do as many laps as you want.
8:15PM - Warmup\Drivers Briefing
8:30PM - Race Start (120 Minute timed event)

Race Settings
Flag Rules - Black, Blue and Local Yellow (No Safety Cars)
Damage - 20%
Fuel usage - 2X
Tire Usage - 3X
Mechanical Failures - Normal
Time Simulation - Nil
Weather - Static
Type of Start - Standing (tight grids, please be aware).
Pit Stops - No compulsory pit stops or tyre changes required.

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Re: Fall Enduro League - Round 1 - Bathurst

Post by Chomp » Wed Apr 15, 2020 9:06 am

That Mclaren is hammering it around there.. I am going to have to lose all my wing to have any hope riding 6th gear. Betting the gearing is not the same as what we are stuck with in game.

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Re: Fall Enduro League - Round 1 - Bathurst

Post by Obsc3ne » Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:25 am

GT3's are pretty stuck in what ratios they're allowed to run aren't they?

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Re: Fall Enduro League - Round 1 - Bathurst

Post by Riven » Thu Apr 16, 2020 12:36 pm

There is GT3 and then there is GT3..

A series run in Aussie with 'GT3' cars might not be running the same rules as the FIA World GT3 series, which might also be different to the LeMans GT3

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Re: Fall Enduro League - Round 1 - Bathurst

Post by Murphy's Law » Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:14 pm

Riven wrote:
Thu Apr 16, 2020 12:36 pm
There is GT3 and then there is GT3..

A series run in Aussie with 'GT3' cars might not be running the same rules as the FIA World GT3 series, which might also be different to the LeMans GT3
Actually that's not the case, The Bathurst 12 hour has nothing to do with Aussie GT other than some of the teams that run it. It's run to full SRO rules so exactly the same as Europe and is part of the intercontinental GT championship.

My pick is they have the gearing the way they do so it never runs out of puff on any track, even if it isnt as realistic.

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Re: Fall Enduro League - Round 1 - Bathurst

Post by Obsc3ne » Tue Apr 21, 2020 7:42 am

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Remember guys, little bit earlier start than we're used to because of the length of the event.

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Re: Fall Enduro League - Round 1 - Bathurst

Post by Murphy's Law » Tue Apr 21, 2020 5:05 pm



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Re: Fall Enduro League - Round 1 - Bathurst

Post by Erik » Tue Apr 21, 2020 6:11 pm

I’m not sure I can make 8 pm for qualifying but I’d like to start at the back anyway.

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Re: Fall Enduro League - Round 1 - Bathurst

Post by Obsc3ne » Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:53 am

Really enjoyed last night.

Massive mix in strategy played out between people. And if you take out human error it all becomes extremely close at the end.

Sebring will be similar as it's also difficult on the tyres.

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Re: Fall Enduro League - Round 1 - Bathurst

Post by Erik » Wed Apr 22, 2020 1:27 pm

Bathurst didn't fail to deliver, some really awesome racing going on across the entire field! I very much enjoyed my on-going battle with Growler for 7th place but unfortunately I was robbed by my own stupidity. :D

In an attempt to overtake Growler again, after making a detour through the local scenery myself, I opted for an aggressive splash and dash - sticking with my worn-but-still-functional medium tires. Unfortunately I had miscalculated that after the timer had 0, that there would have been 1 more additional lap. 8o Resulting in me running out of battle juice coming over the Skyline and having to coast down the mountain in neutral to the finish line. :larf:

Epic stuff all around and I can't wait for round 2!

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