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Post 29 May 2020, 5:09 am

Starting bids are in. Two no-show's for bids of zero, including the 100 SS car.
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Valencia bids, Spare Parts division
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Post 29 May 2020, 5:59 am

Here's the grid...

1. Jim (blue)
2. Brent (red)
3. Mike (orange)
4. Don (pink)
5. Rando (yellow)
6. Phil (red/white)
7. Michael (blue/flames)
8. Paul (grey)
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Post 30 May 2020, 9:37 am

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The start bids are on the board.


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T1: Brent fails his push on the start. Paul weaves his way through the 'bollards'.


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T2: Jim gets into C2 while the chase pack piles up behind. Paul goes from 8th at the start to 2nd in two turns.
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Post 30 May 2020, 9:42 am

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T3: Paul drops a red chip on a chance roll to stay in 2nd place.


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T4: Four cars are clear of C5. Mike damages his brakes on a late brake test.


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T5: The leader feels the pressure and the other four cars clear C5.
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Post 30 May 2020, 9:47 am

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T6: Paul pays dearly to take the lead and clear C10.


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T7: Three more cars clear C10.


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T8: The long straight spreads the cars out.
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Post 30 May 2020, 10:12 am

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T9: The primary chase pack jams up in front of C12.


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T10: The top 3 clear C14. The secondary chase pack gets jammed up.


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T11: A lot of wear is shredded in C12.
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Post 30 May 2020, 10:18 am

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T12: Don gets initiative, leaving Jim hung in the hairpin.


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T13: Don takes the lead. Will he give it up?


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T14: Don plays nice but Paul didn't trust him.
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Post 30 May 2020, 10:23 am

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T15: Into lap 2 and the yellow flag comes out for a 5 minute break.


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T16: Michael joins the primary chase pack.


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T17: Nothing but clean air for the leader while 5 cars pile up in front of C2.
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Post 30 May 2020, 10:28 am

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T18: As Paul conserves wear, Mike & Jim drop 2 each.


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T19: The C4/C5 complex will once again separate the chase pack.


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T20: Brent gets hung in C5.
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Post 30 May 2020, 10:35 am

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T21: Don clears C10 and keeps the wolves at bay. Mike burns some wear to grab 2nd (and there's that brake issue).


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T22: Rando drops 4 wear to stay with the primary chase pack!


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T23: A rare turn with no wear spent.
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Post 30 May 2020, 10:40 am

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T24: Contact with the leader. Another turn without wear?


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T25: All drivers still in conservation mode.


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T26: Hey look, Phil spent a wear! Michael has wear to spend but is there enough race left to catch up?
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Post 30 May 2020, 10:46 am

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T27: Don burns 2 wear to stay 1 corner ahead. Rando grabs 2nd place.


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T28: Don lengthens his lead again.


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T29: Mike retakes 2nd. Phil moves into 4th. (Board cleared before picture taken)
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Post 30 May 2020, 10:53 am

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T30: Into lap 3. The yellow flag comes out for a 5 minute break.


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T31: Jim gets hung in C25.


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T32: The leader saves wear. Mike risks another brake test (I passed about 3 or 4 after the initial fail).
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Post 30 May 2020, 10:59 am

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T33: Phil, Paul, and Jim are stacked at C2.


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T34: Mike & Rando clear C5 to keep the pressure on the leader. Lots of wear comes off from the back markers.


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T35: Phil leaves some cars behind in the C4/C5 complex. Can he capitalize?
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Post 30 May 2020, 11:04 am

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T36: Don clears C10. Rando tries to save wear with a late brake. See those red boxcars?


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T37: Mike clears C10 and with a wear advantage is the only car that can catch Don.


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T38: Rando & Phil clear C10. Michael makes contact.