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Post 12 Jun 2020, 4:24 pm

Here are your results for qualifications for Portland for Schumacher. A fairly low bid set this race, leading to a bid of 3 finding itself qualified 3rd!

Race Info is as follows

Date and Time: Sunday, June 14th at 1pm Eastern(UTC -4)
Server Name: TTS Schumi
Password: Portland
I will be Hosting the server with Stephen as RM.
Audio will again be in game.

With all that said, good luck to all!
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Post 14 Jun 2020, 7:59 pm

Starting Grid is Set. Josh with a late bid that wasn't accepted ends up with a HUGE wear advantage over the field. One story of the race will be his ability to get through traffic and challenge for the win.
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Starting Grid in Portland for the final regular season race of 2020 Summer Lightning.
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Front view of the starting grid from Portland
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Post 14 Jun 2020, 8:08 pm

Turns 1-3. All pushes were successful.
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Stephen does not push from the pole (with the only 100 SS). Josh pushes and moves up two spots before crossing the Starting line!
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Stephen bottles up Will in the first corner. The rest of the field bunches up.
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Stephen opens a small gap on the field.
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Post 14 Jun 2020, 8:18 pm

Turns 4-5.
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The field lines up for the tight part of the course.
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The pack jockeys for position.
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Another view through the tight portion of the track on lap 1 of 3.
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Post 14 Jun 2020, 8:23 pm

Turns 6-8
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Stephen starts the backstretch. Josh moves up to 4th.
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Maintaining position into the backstretch
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The cars open their throttles as they roar down the long backstretch.
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Post 14 Jun 2020, 8:29 pm

Turns 9-10
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Stephen slows for the corner.
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Overhead from the Blimp-Cam
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Three groups on the road: The leader, the chase and the rest of the pack.
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Post 14 Jun 2020, 8:33 pm

Turns 11-12
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The front half of the field nears the end of lap 1.
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The beginning of lap 2 with the field stretched the length of the front straight.
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The field from the camera at the Shelton Chicane
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Post 14 Jun 2020, 8:42 pm

At the end of Lap 1, remaining wear counts in order on the track:

Stephen 12
Will 10
Dave 12
Heinz 13
Josh 17
Jack 12
Chris Brown 13
Chris Brandt 13

As they stand on the road, Promotion spots would be claimed by Dave, Stephen and Josh. Josh by 1 point over the driver from the Red Bull team, Heinz, who is just ahead of him on the track.

The big mover of the lap was Josh at the cost of 7 wear.
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Post 14 Jun 2020, 8:49 pm

Turn 13-14. Excitement in the Shelton Chicane.
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Stephen hits his mark as the field piles up at the end of the straightaway.
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Will takes an inadvertent chance which leads to a spin. Josh manages to steer past into 3rd place.
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An overhead view of the field avoiding Will's spun car in the chicane.
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Post 14 Jun 2020, 8:54 pm

Turns 15-17
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Josh sneaks inside Dave to grab 2nd.
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Will recovers in the back of the pack while Josh tries to hold on to 2nd.
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Josh and Dave battle for 2nd.
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Closeup of the 2nd place battle.
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Post 14 Jun 2020, 8:58 pm

Turn 18 and 20 (missing Turn 19)
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Chris Brandt attempts a forced pass and fails. Josh pulls ahead for 2nd.
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Josh and Dave still even for 2nd.
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The field stretch out from the Blimp-cam.
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Post 14 Jun 2020, 9:01 pm

Turns 21-22
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How many turns can Josh and Dave stay side-by-side?
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At least on more....
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Post 14 Jun 2020, 9:05 pm

Turn 23
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Stephen takes the white flag at the start of the 3rd lap. Josh and Dave still deadlocked.
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From the Chicane Cam
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Special thanks to the TV crew for this shot from Stephen Rear Wing Cam of the battle for 2nd place.
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Post 14 Jun 2020, 9:11 pm

At the end of Lap 2, remaining wear counts in order on the track:

Stephen 8
Josh 11
Dave 7
Jack 6
Heinz 10
Chris Brown 9
Will 4
Chris Brandt 10

As they stand on the road, Promotion spots would be claimed by Dave, Stephen and Josh. Josh has solidified his promotion spot by moving up to 2nd.

The big mover of the lap was Josh at the cost of 6 wear.
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Post 14 Jun 2020, 9:15 pm

Turn 24-26
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Stephen hits his mark exiting the chicane.
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Josh pulls away from Dave and starts to track down the leader. Is there enough track left?
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Stephen methodically plots his line, while Josh looks for an opening.