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NASCAR Driver (Pro V)
 
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Post 30 Sep 2016, 6:19 am

This is an exhibition race for Speed Circuit / CFR. For newer drivers, I am approaching this as a teaching game so if anyone would like some help or advice, I am available.

Current Field
Don T (black Renault)
Thomas H (red Ferrari)
Tim M (lt. blue Toleman)
Jack B (blue Brabham)
Doug S (teal Ligier)
Sean H (green Williams)
Will K (orange Spirit)
John W (purple Toleman)

RM: SLOTerp
Laps: Two
Deadlines: M/W/F

Track: Detroit GP, attached below. This track was published in the Vol.4, No.5, All-star Replay magazine (1983). You'll also find a review of that actual Grand Prix on page 20. All-star Replay link

Doug Schulz had modified the S/F line area so that we can stagger the start per CFR rules. The three-wide in this section is also a new feature.
DetroitFixedA.png
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Post 03 Oct 2016, 6:20 am

Race Deadlines

Builds: Tuesday, October 11th @ 12 noon EST (4 p.m. GMT)

Starting bids: Thursday, October 13th @ 12 noon EST (4 p.m. GMT)

Turn 1: Monday, October 17th @ 12 noon EST (4 p.m. GMT)
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Post 28 Oct 2016, 8:05 am

Because I did some research that I shared via email:

The 1983 Detroit Grand Prix was won by a normally aspirated car in an era when most winning cars sported turbo chargers. In fact it was the last victory by a normally aspirated car before 1988 when turbos were outlawed.

Because, really, where on this track do you get to take full advantage of any kind of horsepower?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1983_Detroit_Grand_Prix
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Post 28 Oct 2016, 3:02 pm

Thank you for sharing (and I mean that), but...

it turns out this track was the inaugural Detroit GP of 1982. The 1983 configuration took out the nasty hairpin which had taken out a few cars the year before.

Still, I'm really enjoying learning about F1 history. This is not something I've ever followed until I started playing this game a few years ago.