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harperdc
Jul 24, 2007



The WEC race is pretty bananas ó lots of rain not meaning people are unable to drive, but that it makes it juuuuust that bit difficult for everyone.

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Powershift
Nov 23, 2009




LMP2 cars suck at off-roading, who knew.

algebra testes
Mar 5, 2011




Lipstick Apathy

The commentary team screaming "WOAAAAAHHHHHHHH" in unison when the LMP2 cars were battling through Eau Rouge was fun as hell.


e:
https://twitter.com/GerardNeveuWEC/...3481240576?s=20

algebra testes fucked around with this message at 10:46 on Aug 16, 2020

Pablo Bluth
Sep 7, 2007

I've made a huge mistake.


The British GT race from Donington is being streamed live.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxdMO0Mm_r8

Welcome to British summers...

hunnert car pileup
Oct 28, 2007

the first world was a mistake



so, uh, in motorcycle racing today:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CD9fKsRCqvj/

That was in the Moto2 race. But not to be outdone, this happened in the MotoGP race a couple hours later:

https://twitter.com/exrul/status/1294972093616939008

hunnert car pileup fucked around with this message at 19:02 on Aug 16, 2020

harperdc
Jul 24, 2007



That wreck in the MotoGP race is one of the scariest Iíve seen in years. A bike flying that high at 250 kmh plus would have killed either rider if it hit them, full stop. We got lucky it didnít happen.

net work error
Feb 26, 2011



I think that's part of why I don't watch MotoGP. Too scary for me.

WindyMan
Mar 21, 2002

Respect the power of the wind

harperdc posted:

That wreck in the MotoGP race is one of the scariest Iíve seen in years. A bike flying that high at 250 kmh plus would have killed either rider if it hit them, full stop. We got lucky it didnít happen.

If Vale was killed like this it would have been the equivalent Dale moment in moto racing.

algebra testes
Mar 5, 2011




Lipstick Apathy

Six race WEC next year.

All we know is Sebring Race That Lasts Nearly 12 Hours and Le Mans.

Frond
Mar 12, 2018


A GT-R won for the first time in ages in Super GT.

harperdc
Jul 24, 2007



Frond posted:

A GT-R won for the first time in ages in Super GT.

[edit] looked like it was loving bumper cars out there for some of the guys too.

Fast Heikki was allowed back into the country so he was in the Denso SARD Supra. Don't remember if anybody else is still outside the country that depends on Super GT, I know they wanted Nicki Thiim to be on the Aston Martin GT300 squad again this year but he's also in WEC/a factory driver.

Frond
Mar 12, 2018


Wild race yeah. Dunlop needs another GT500 car aside from the Nakajima NSX.

harperdc
Jul 24, 2007



I feel like reading into this


https://twitter.com/24hoursoflemans...448288932540424

algebra testes
Mar 5, 2011




Lipstick Apathy

Wasn't Peugot already confirmed for H Y P E R C A R

harperdc
Jul 24, 2007



algebra testes posted:

Wasn't Peugot already confirmed for H Y P E R C A R

Peugeot was! But I would imagine at Le Mans with your top chairman in person might be a good time for other announcements.

algebra testes
Mar 5, 2011




Lipstick Apathy

Oh no I'm making the fatal mistake of being excited for Sportscars again!!!

orange juche
Mar 14, 2012





Upset Trowel

harperdc posted:

Peugeot was! But I would imagine at Le Mans with your top chairman in person might be a good time for other announcements.

The announcement is that Peugeot is pulling out of hypercar and lmdh to save everyone else a year of wondering

an oddly awful oud
May 1, 2008

all my friends are pieces of shit

orange juche posted:

The announcement is that Peugeot is pulling out of hypercar and lmdh to save everyone else a year of wondering

Pfff who needs Peugeot when you have the shambling, reanimated corpse of Spyker to look forward to

harperdc
Jul 24, 2007



algebra testes posted:

Oh no I'm making the fatal mistake of being excited for Sportscars again!!!

I feel like some kind of Buddhist way about the birth, and death, and rebirth of sports cars every four or five years. such as it was, such as it will be.


an oddly awful oud posted:

Pfff who needs Peugeot when you have the shambling, reanimated corpse of Spyker to look forward to

lmao I bet this is the news Graham Goodwin mentioned on Marshall Pruett's sportscar podcast that he suspected somebody else would go and rush to publish

net work error
Feb 26, 2011



There's an IMSA race today at Road Atlanta.

algebra testes
Mar 5, 2011




Lipstick Apathy

net work error posted:

There's an IMSA race today at Road Atlanta.

Worth a watch? It was the middle of the night for me

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

algebra testes posted:

Worth a watch? It was the middle of the night for me

Absolutely, yes!

Cygni
Nov 12, 2005

raring to post



LMP3 to run with the big series in IMSA. A long time coming.

https://racer.com/2020/09/09/imsa-l...pionship-class/

Also the schedule (provided there is no COVID lol!):

https://racer.com/2020/09/09/imsa-r...nship-calendar/

2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

Rolex 24 At Daytona January 28-31 (DPi, GTLM, GTD; LMP2, LMP3 non-points)

Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, March 17-20 (DPi, GTLM, GTD, LMP2, LMP3)

Long Beach Grand Prix, April 16-17 (DPi, GTLM, GTD)

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, April 23-25 (DPi, GTLM, GTD, LMP2)

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course May 14-16 (DPi, GTD, LMP3)

TBA (Belle Isle, Detroit) (DPi, LMP2, GTD Sprint Cup)

Sahlenís Six Hours at The Glen, June 24-27 (DPi, GTLM, GTD, LMP2, LMP3)

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, July 2-4 (DPi, GTLM, GTD, LMP3)

Lime Rock Park, July 16-17 (GTLM, GTD)

Road America, August 6-8 (DPi, GTLM, GTD, LMP2, LMP3)

Virginia International Raceway, August 20-22 (GTLM, GTD)

Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, October 6-9 (DPi, GTLM, GTD, LMP2, LMP3)

orange juche
Mar 14, 2012





Upset Trowel

Cygni posted:

LMP3 to run with the big series in IMSA. A long time coming.

https://racer.com/2020/09/09/imsa-l...pionship-class/

Also the schedule (provided there is no COVID lol!):

https://racer.com/2020/09/09/imsa-r...nship-calendar/

2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

Rolex 24 At Daytona January 28-31 (DPi, GTLM, GTD; LMP2, LMP3 non-points)

Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, March 17-20 (DPi, GTLM, GTD, LMP2, LMP3)

Long Beach Grand Prix, April 16-17 (DPi, GTLM, GTD)

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, April 23-25 (DPi, GTLM, GTD, LMP2)

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course May 14-16 (DPi, GTD, LMP3)

TBA (Belle Isle, Detroit) (DPi, LMP2, GTD Sprint Cup)

Sahlenís Six Hours at The Glen, June 24-27 (DPi, GTLM, GTD, LMP2, LMP3)

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, July 2-4 (DPi, GTLM, GTD, LMP3)

Lime Rock Park, July 16-17 (GTLM, GTD)

Road America, August 6-8 (DPi, GTLM, GTD, LMP2, LMP3)

Virginia International Raceway, August 20-22 (GTLM, GTD)

Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, October 6-9 (DPi, GTLM, GTD, LMP2, LMP3)

Who's ready for LMP Challenge hijinks again? Someone has the tribute video with sarah mclachlan sad music with crashing LMPC cars I'm sure.

MazeOfTzeentch
May 2, 2009

rip miso beno


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oC8goRJHis

algebra testes
Mar 5, 2011




Lipstick Apathy

Aren't LMP3s like same pace as GTLM?

Anyway more cars are always welcome.

MazeOfTzeentch
May 2, 2009

rip miso beno


The new generation of LMP3s are roughly on pace with pre-17 P2s, when driven well. With a gentleman driver? I expect the GTLMs will stumble over them

an oddly awful oud
May 1, 2008

all my friends are pieces of shit

Cannot wait for a whole new generation of extremely underqualified doctors and advertising executives to take the track and accidentally assassinate the professionals like blind Han Solo sending Boba Fett rocketing into the maw of the Sarlacc

Space Butler
Dec 3, 2010



Lipstick Apathy

They only occasionally delete the LMP2s in the ELMS, what could go wrong?

MazeOfTzeentch
May 2, 2009

rip miso beno


I forgot how the Rebellion LDF kit is:

harperdc
Jul 24, 2007



MazeOfTzeentch posted:

I forgot how the Rebellion LDF kit is:



Good news then, as it appears Signatech Alpine will run one of the Rebellion cars next year in P1 and there are rumblings of an extended program after that, as LMH or LMDH.

There is also finally confirmation that Peugeot will be joining from 2022 and more details to be announced this week.

Oh yeah and Le Mans itself next weekend. Feels weird at this time of year, but make do with what we have.

MazeOfTzeentch
May 2, 2009

rip miso beno


It's a pity we lost the ginetta, but the LMP2 field looks incredible, as does the GTE Am

algebra testes
Mar 5, 2011




Lipstick Apathy

GTE Pro would be better with Vette but will probably be a stronker of a race as always.

I would blow Dane Cook
Dec 26, 2008


Get your Le Mans spotters guide here: https://spotterguides.com/portfolio/20_lm/

Nybble
Jun 28, 2008


HIT IT VERY HARD


How's the Motortrend On Demand service for live races? Debating between subbing to that or getting the channel through Sling.

TheBacon
Feb 8, 2012



Nybble posted:

How's the Motortrend On Demand service for live races? Debating between subbing to that or getting the channel through Sling.

When I tried to watch Aussie V8s a few weeks ago I could only watch live stream on the website and not the roku app on my TV so I was pretty annoyed with it.

orange juche
Mar 14, 2012





Upset Trowel

I signed up for it for 14 days to get free coverage of 24H of Le Mans, but who knows if the coverage will be good, or even passable. It's probably going to be poo poo up with commercials even though you're ostensibly paying for access.

harperdc
Jul 24, 2007



Is the WEC/LM24 official app streaming still blocked in the U.S.? Because thatís :tenbux: for the week and will have the only full commentary team actually at the circuit.

orange juche
Mar 14, 2012





Upset Trowel

harperdc posted:

Is the WEC/LM24 official app streaming still blocked in the U.S.? Because thatís :tenbux: for the week and will have the only full commentary team actually at the circuit.

It's still geoblocked because motortrend has the streaming rights.

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algebra testes
Mar 5, 2011




Lipstick Apathy

Le Mans 2020 - hey? Where did everyone go?


Also I am still hype even if the world is on fire rn.

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