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meowmeowmeowmeow
Jan 4, 2017


Thanks, I'll probably give youtube TV a shot.

meowmeowmeowmeow fucked around with this message at 16:57 on May 31, 2020

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meowmeowmeowmeow
Jan 4, 2017


Supercross starting now!

net work error
Feb 26, 2011



https://twitter.com/DISupdates/stat...471274290413568

MazeOfTzeentch
May 2, 2009

rip miso beno



I'm legitimately excited to see how a sprint race goes down at Daytona. Everyone is so civilized and patient during a 24, I wanna see violent lunges into T1 and the Bus Stop.

algebra testes
Mar 5, 2011




Lipstick Apathy

Hell yeah sports cars is BACK baby.

harperdc
Jul 24, 2007



I remember hearing some grumbling about teams having to make sure they have Daytona parts (like gearing sets) ready for the race again. Which is fair.

MazeOfTzeentch
May 2, 2009

rip miso beno


harperdc posted:

I remember hearing some grumbling about teams having to make sure they have Daytona parts (like gearing sets) ready for the race again. Which is fair.

Luckily that only includes DPi and GTLM, the better funded teams. GTD run homologated, fixed gear stacks, and LMP2 aren't running (and ate limited to Le Mans gears by IMSA reg anyway

Peanut President
Nov 5, 2008





You would think GTD's would be always ready to run Daytona considering its in the name

net work error
Feb 26, 2011



Peanut President posted:

You would think GTD's would be always ready to run Daytona considering its in the name

Get their rear end

MazeOfTzeentch
May 2, 2009

rip miso beno


Peanut President posted:

You would think GTD's would be always ready to run Daytona considering its in the name

Lower that rear wing and send it

Peanut President
Nov 5, 2008





net work error posted:


Get their rear end

thanks, stay tuned for my 6 page essay on the incredible failure of the pontiac le mans program

orange juche
Mar 14, 2012


Upset Trowel

Is it just "holy poo poo it was bad" repeated?

Apparently it was so bad it never existed.

orange juche fucked around with this message at 07:01 on Jun 3, 2020

Peanut President
Nov 5, 2008





orange juche posted:

Is it just "holy poo poo it was bad" repeated?

Apparently it was so bad it never existed.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pontiac_LeMans

orange juche
Mar 14, 2012


Upset Trowel


Oh yeah those lol, sticking the name on cars that would never ever in a million years be near a track

Basticle
Sep 12, 2011



Whats more insulting, the Pontiac LeMans or the Chrylser Sebring?

Peanut President
Nov 5, 2008





I feel like there's a third one that I can't remember. Like a Mercury Indianapolis or something

Basticle
Sep 12, 2011



did a quick google https://www.hagerty.com/media/marke...ous-racetracks/


I honestly am not sure if I've ever heard of the Dodge Daytona before (a loving K-Car!). I've heard of the upmodel Chrysler Laser though.

hunnert car pileup
Oct 28, 2007

the first world was a mistake



Basticle posted:

did a quick google https://www.hagerty.com/media/marke...ous-racetracks/


I honestly am not sure if I've ever heard of the Dodge Daytona before (a loving K-Car!). I've heard of the upmodel Chrysler Laser though.

Dodge Daytonas were popular funny car bodies in the NHRA during the '80s and early '90s. IROC raced them for a bit as well.

Also the Chrysler Sebring may be my least favorite car of all time.

hunnert car pileup fucked around with this message at 21:36 on Jun 3, 2020

Peanut President
Nov 5, 2008





Dodge Monaco, that was the one I was thinking of

iwentdoodie
Apr 29, 2005

YOU'RE WELCOME



Basticle posted:

did a quick google https://www.hagerty.com/media/marke...ous-racetracks/


I honestly am not sure if I've ever heard of the Dodge Daytona before (a loving K-Car!). I've heard of the upmodel Chrysler Laser though.

The Turbo II Daytonas are loving hilariously fun to drive. Same with Omni GLH.

algebra testes
Mar 5, 2011




Lipstick Apathy

Porsche pulled out of GTLM in WTSC from next year.

Bummer.

Edit: it would seem insane not to run a factory supported team at Daytona but what do I know.

an oddly awful oud
May 1, 2008

all my friends are pieces of shit

algebra testes posted:

Porsche pulled out of GTLM in WTSC from next year.

Bummer.

Edit: it would seem insane not to run a factory supported team at Daytona but what do I know.

They have to be getting ready to do LMDh, there's no way they're just *not* going to race at a high level in North America.

CactusWeasle
Aug 1, 2006
It's not a party until the bomb squad says it is

quote:

Owing to the global COVID-19 pandemic, W Series today announces that it will not stage on-track races until 2021.

Welp

harperdc
Jul 24, 2007



an oddly awful oud posted:

They have to be getting ready to do LMDh, there's no way they're just *not* going to race at a high level in North America.

Each manufacturer in IMSA has to pay $1 mil in media/activation money to support the series. This includes the Michelin Challenge.

So with how many teams run 911s in GTD and the Cayman in the Michelin series...they canít be pulling all of that out, can they?

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Vando
Oct 26, 2007

I want to be one of
those madmen


harperdc posted:

Each manufacturer in IMSA has to pay $1 mil in media/activation money to support the series. This includes the Michelin Challenge.

So with how many teams run 911s in GTD and the Cayman in the Michelin series...they canít be pulling all of that out, can they?

It's just the 911 and 912 factory-backed cars, the customer teams will remain.

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