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Old 30 Jul 2019, 17:49 (Ref:3920428)   #1
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Intercontinental GT Challenge

With the calendar announced, and Lamborghini today committing to the season, I thought it was time the series as a whole got a thread. Looks like 2020 is going to be a big year for the IGTC.

2020 Calendar:

Jan 31-Feb 2: Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour (AUS)
Jul 23-26: Total 24 Hours of Spa (BEL)
Aug 21-23: Suzuka 10 Hours (JPN)
Oct 2-4: Indianapolis 8 Hours (USA)
Nov 20-22: Kyalami 9 Hour (RSA)

Curious how the Shanghai 888 fits into all this long term, and excited to see how Indianapolis goes, Laguna Seca was cool but maybe not the best logistically for teams. Will have to refresh my memory on the Indy road course.
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Schneider Set for Final Race in Kyalami 9H

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Old 23 Aug 2019, 20:39 (Ref:3923920)   #3
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I hope the old boy has a good race. What a legend.

Should be quite a quiet race for him getting Kenny past the post
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Thank you Sam Collins for providing commentary that isnít unbearable!!


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Thank you Sam Collins for providing commentary that isnít unbearable!!
The question is ... how did he got there?
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Thank you Sam Collins for providing commentary that isn’t unbearable!!

The question is ... how did he got there?
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Agree for sure. Don't worry about the haters. I loved the laid back commentary that the Suzuka 10 hours had. And it was nice to have some different voices too. Can you write down the names of your colleagues and their profile. Since a lot of us are not familiar with them.

The Suzuka 10 Hours is well run event. My favorite SRO sanctioned race in the world now. I would rank it ahead of Bathurst and Spa now which are littered with safety cars on an yearly basis. This race runs very smoothly. They only threw the safety car for an accident. If there was debris. Quick FCY while the gaps between the cars remain and off you go again within 2-3 minutes.

I felt bad for the WRT Audi when the safety car in the 6th hour came out due to that Ferrari crashing. They had built up a nice 45 second lead. One that was well earned. I was hoping they would keep it at "FCY" for that one just to keep the gaps between the cars, but alas did not happen. But with so many lapped cars in between the leader and 2nd at least they were able to stretch their lead very quickly due to the traffic situation at the restart. As I have said on the forums many times one of the important aspects of the endurance races I think is to allow situations for the gaps that are built up to be preserved and not artificially erased. Happens way to much now. In a weird way I miss the days where the races were won by margins of 5-10 laps.
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In a weird way I miss the days where the races were won by margins of 5-10 laps.
Agreed, though I would add: And reliability was enough of a concern that even with such an advantage victory was in no way assured.
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