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Old 24 Aug 2017, 00:11 (Ref:3761290)   #1396
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The Norma also has a significant top speed advantage over the Ligier.
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Old 24 Aug 2017, 21:18 (Ref:3761429)   #1397
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IMSA PC goes to Endurance style format instead of the pure Sprint format they have been running in the IMSA Lites > IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda.

https://www.imsa.com/news/082017/201...rmat-six-event






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Old 25 Aug 2017, 04:33 (Ref:3761456)   #1398
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IMSA PC goes to Endurance style format instead of the pure Sprint format they have been running in the IMSA Lites > IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda.

https://www.imsa.com/news/082017/201...rmat-six-event






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I wonder if that was the popular request of the teams who can now put 2 drivers in each car. It'll be neat to see them at Daytona.
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Old 25 Aug 2017, 11:51 (Ref:3761515)   #1399
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I wonder if that was the popular request of the teams who can now put 2 drivers in each car. It'll be neat to see them at Daytona.
I can't imagine that "popular request" would have banned gold/platinum drivers, though.

The old lites cars at Daytona seems kinda sketchy to me too.
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I can't imagine that "popular request" would have banned gold/platinum drivers, though.

The old lites cars at Daytona seems kinda sketchy to me too.
How many gold or platinum drivers are running in the series now though? I'm thinking it's a hard zero. Wouldn't surprise me if there was concern from teams with the new format that some thought there's at least one team who would hire gold/platinum driver coaches in the second seat.
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How many gold or platinum drivers are running in the series now though? I'm thinking it's a hard zero. Wouldn't surprise me if there was concern from teams with the new format that some thought there's at least one team who would hire gold/platinum driver coaches in the second seat.
It's not about the former, but the latter. There are a few folks not in the series now who'd likely be on the grid next year if their coach (Eversley, Cosmo, Pumpelly, etc) could partner them.
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It's not about the former, but the latter. There are a few folks not in the series now who'd likely be on the grid next year if their coach (Eversley, Cosmo, Pumpelly, etc) could partner them.
And the teams who can't afford that get?? Screwed because the rules now allow something that in the past wasn't a problem since there was no benefit. It's a development series, if they had let them in then I'd give the series less than 2 years and BAR would probably have left after the old Lites cars were dropped.

Can you name any who would join because they could use their coach?
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I think the most interesting thing in the release is the yellow flag procedure. Perhaps they are testing it out before adding it to the main event?

"During any full-course caution periods, pass-arounds and class splits for restarts will be used, similar to the current “short yellow” procedures used in the WeatherTech Championship and Continental Tire Challenge. The pits will be closed for all full-course cautions and will reopen at the end of the first green-flag lap following a restart."

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