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Post 18 Feb 2022, 2:33 pm

And the final race of the season is under way

Note: 8 drivers pushed, details shown on chart

Turn 1 summary:
Benham rockets off the line to a significant early lead
The next 5 drivers maintain grid order at 80

Kellison and Beckman match 60mph moves
Haskell and Baker are side-by-side at 40
Mossman is happy with his 20 start speed

Next deadline: turn 2 due Monday, February 21 at 4pm EST/9pm UTC
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Post 21 Feb 2022, 2:09 pm

Benham is smoking the field

Turn 2 summary:
Benham clears Pangkor Laut through the 60s shedding two wear
Incorpora also surrenders two wear to the 60s at 100
Kennard at 120 is two wear lighter in the 80s
Blizzard holds the inside lane approaching the corner at 100

Ingraham evens up with Blizzard at 120 (no slip requested)
Brown also does 120 and uses the slip to gain two positions
Kellison maxes his acceleration to 120
Beckman matches the brown race car with a 120 move of his own

Haskell, Baker and Mossman are all at 100

Next deadline: turn 3 due Wednesday, February 23 at 4pm EST/9pm UTC
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Post 23 Feb 2022, 2:05 pm

Between last turn and this turn the chicane ate 19 wear points

Turn 3 summary:
Benham exits the chicane at 140
Incorpora finishes the 60s at 100
Kennark slows to 100 and holds the middle lane all the way through the corner
Brown at 100 finishes the 120s and shifts to the 60s for two wear

Blizzard sheds two wear through the 80s at 120
Ingraham drops two wear in the 40 at 80 after taking the 80s in the first half
Beckman runs the 120s to the 80s at 120 knocking off two wear
Kellison is one wear lighter after taking the 80s at 100

Haskell attacks the 120s at 160 for two wear
Baker chooses the 80s at 120 shelling out two wear
Mossman pulls up to Pangkor Laut at 140 on the inside

Next deadline: turn 4 due Friday, February 24 at 4pm EST/9pm UTC
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Post 25 Feb 2022, 2:33 pm

The chicane has broken the field into two packs chasing the lone leader

Turn 4 summary:
Benham rounds Langkawi at 100 on the racing line dropping one wear
Incorpora hits his top speed of 140 and chooses to stay inside
Kennard follows at 140 and uses the slip to start the line into the corner
Brown at 160 tucks in behind the Italian

Blizzard keeps pace with the yellow machine at 160
Ingraham maxes his acceleration to 140 keeping touch with the group
Beckman finishes the 60s at 100
Kellison is through the 80s at 100 losing a length to Beckman

Haskell brakes to 100 and takes the 60s in the left-hand portion
Baker completes the 80s all the way
Mossman completes the chicane in a single move dropping one wear in the 60s

Next deadline: turn 5 due Monday, February 27 at 4pm EST/9pm UTC
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Post 28 Feb 2022, 2:13 pm

Langkawi shakes up the front pack and is ready to do the same to the rear pack

Turn 5 summary:
Benham reaches his top speed of 140
Kennard charges through Langkawi at 160 shedding two wear in the 120s
Incorpora drops one wear and one position at 140 around the 120s
Brown follows the Italian through the 120s at 140 for one wear

Blizzard runs the racing line at 100 leaving a wear behind and using the slip to move up
Ingraham gets the slip from Brown and uses the racing line at 80 for free
Beckmen makes a bid to find the first pack at 160 into the 120s sacrificing two wear
Kellison approaches the corner on the racing line at 160

Haskell keeps pace with Kellison at 160 choosing the outside approach
Baker uses a slip at 160 to make it 3-wide at the corner entrance
Mossman gets a slip from Baker to keep the second pack intact

Next deadline: turn 6 due Wednesday, March 2 at 4pm EST/9pm UTC
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Post 02 Mar 2022, 2:01 pm

As expected Langkawi spreads the rear pack, but will it reform as the front pack did?

Turn 6 summary:
Benham taps the brakes slightly and takes the racing line at 120
Kennard grabs the racing line into Klia at 140
Blizzard gets the initiative at 160 and moves inside Kennard for P2
Incorpora settles behind Blizzard at 140

Brown makes the 2-wide 2-deep at 160
Ingraham pushes his acceleration to 160 keeping the pack intact
Beckman continues the 120s at 160 and is alone at the moment
Haskell barrels through the Lankawi 120s at 140 shedding one wear

Baker comes through the 80s at 100 shedding one wear
Kellison knocks off one wear through the racing line at 100
Mossman swings outside to the 120s at speed

Next deadline: turn 7 due Friday, March 4 at 4pm EST/9pm UTC
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Post 04 Mar 2022, 2:13 pm

Incorpora takes a slim season points lead

Turn 7 summary:
Benham is into Berjaya Tioman at 100 shedding two wear on the racing line
Blizzard rounds the Klia 120s at 140 dropping one wear
Kennard keeps pace with Blizzard at 120 through the line
Incorpora takes the Klia line and a slip to jump into P2

Brown at 140 uses one wear on the racing line to make it 3-wide
Ingraham takes the Klia line at 120 and with a slip choosed to tuck in behind Brown
Beckman is into Klia on the racing line at 120 for free
Haskell starts the line behind the orange race car

Kellison moves to the inside at 160 to move up one position
Baker does 140 to keep up
Mossman at 160 reforms the box

Next deadline: turn 8 due Monday, March 7 at 4pm EST/9pm UTC
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Post 07 Mar 2022, 2:05 pm

The front seven string out through Berjaya Tioman

Turn 8 summary:
Benham continues the Hioman racing line at 100 and starts the line into Kenyir Lake
Incorpora sheds two wear on the line at 100
Brown starts at 120 then late brakes with a wear and drops two more on the racing line at 100
Blizzard uses his inside position to be next to follow around the Berjaya Tioman line

Kennard does 80 but Blizzard on the end of the line forces him to the 60s for a wear
Ingraham has room to take the line at 80 trading one wear for one position
Beckman finishes the Klia racing line at 120 and grabs the Tioman line
Haskell is safe through the Klia racing line at 120

Kellison hugs the inside of the corner at 100 for free
Baker pulls even with the brown machine at 120 through the racing line
Mossman follows the red race car through at 120 using the slip to move into P9

Next deadline: turn 9 due Wednesday, March 9 at 4pm EST/9pm UTC
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Post 07 Mar 2022, 2:07 pm

No surprise that Benham lead the field through sector 1
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Post 09 Mar 2022, 2:16 pm

Only one position change this turn as the field gets single file

Turn 9 summary:
Benham sheds one wear on the Kenyir Lake racing line at 120
Incorpora, Brown and Blizzard parade through the corner at 100

Ingraham gets the initiative at 120 dropping one wear in the 100s
Kennard follows the group starting the racing line into the corner
Beckman surrenders two wear on the Berjaya Tioman racing line at 100
Mossman follows the orange machine also at 100 and two wear lighter

Haskell backs off to 80 and negotiates the line losing one wear
Kellison looks for the line at 100 but is forced to the outside for the same two wear
Baker brakes to 60 and takes the line

Next deadline: turn 10 due Friday, March 11 at 4pm EST/9pm UTC
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Post 11 Mar 2022, 2:11 pm

A calm turn, no wear used and no positions changed

Turn 10 summary:
Benham, Incorpora, Brown, Blizzard and Ingraham all hit the turn 12 line, Brown getting a slip
Kennard runs the Kenyir Lake line at 100 and chooses to tuck in behind the blue machine

Beckman, Mossman, Haskell and Kellison parade through the Kenyir Lake line at 100
(Kellison took an RM plot)
Baker finishes the Tioman line at 60

Next deadline: turn 11 due Monday, March 14 at 4pm EST/9pm UTC
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Post 14 Mar 2022, 1:38 pm

Looks like a 3-car breakaway up front, but how long will that last?

Turn 11 summary:
Benham rounds the Sunway Lagoon line at 100 shedding one wear
Brown makes the agressive move at 120 dropping two wear
Incorpora uses the line at 100 for one wear
Blizzard gets into the corner at 100 knocking off one wear also

Ingraham takes the turn 12 100 at speed and sets up on the Sunway racing line
Kennard at 120 through the tur 12 racing line ducks inside of the blue race car
Beckman uses the racing line at 120
Mossman gets a slip from Beckman to even up with him

Haskell exits Kenyir Lake at 20 and clears turn 12 on the line
Kellison and Baker both conserve wear using the Kenyir Lake line at 100

Next deadline: turn 12 due Wednesday, March 16 at 4pm EDT/8pm UTC
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Post 16 Mar 2022, 1:06 pm

A new leader, but for how long?

Turn 12 summary:
Benham grabs high gear and fades to the right to set up on the hairpin racing line
Brown uses the slip at 140 to take P1 for now
Incorpora also maxes his top speed at 140 but loses a length to the leaders
Blizzard finishes the Sunway line at 100 hugs the inside

Kennard gets the initiative at 120 dropping two wear in the 80s
Ingraham at 100 sheds one wear on the line but has no dancing partner
Beckman takes the Sunway Lagoon line at 100 for one wear
Mossman also at 100 is forced to the outside knocking off one wear as well

Haskell dives inside through Sunway at 120 trading two wear for one position
Kellison rolls turn 12 at 120 and reaches the Sunway Lagoon line
Baker continues his leisurely run through the turn 12 line at speed

Next deadline: turn 13 due Friday, March 18 at 4pm EDT/8pm UTC
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Post 16 Mar 2022, 1:31 pm

Incorpora made up some time through sector 2. No surprise Benham not in the top 3 after losing a sizeable lead.
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Post 18 Mar 2022, 1:15 pm

Six cars screaming towards the hairpin. Next turn might be interesting.

Turn 13 summary:
Benham gets the initiative at 120. Hard on the brakes greets him with a nasty sound...
around the inside shedding two wear from the tires and one from the smoking brakes
Brown at 100 is forced into the middle lane for two wear
Incorpora charges into the hairpin on the line at 120 scrubbing off two wear
Blizzard approaches at 160 sliding outside to grab the racing line

Kennard uses a slip at 160 to finish inside the pink machine taking P4
Ingraham hits his top speed and chooses to follow Blizzard onto the line
Beckman grabs high gear and hugs the inside
Haskell unleashes the rocket to finish even with Beckman

Mossman matches the red missile's move to make it 3-wide heading for the hairpin
Kellison leaves two wear on the Sunway Lagoon racing line at 120
Baker also drops two wear on the line keeping pace

Next deadline: turn 14 due Monday, March 21 at 4pm EDT/8pm UTC
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