Featured 2017 iRacing 24 Hours of Le Mans

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  1. StevieSQ

    StevieSQ Super Duper Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator iRacing Coordinator Premium Member

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    On the 10th-11th June 2017 (from 3pm UK time on the Saturday), iRacing will once again hold the 24hrs of Le Mans on their service, and AOR will participate with two teams!

    This year, both #AOR24Red and #AOR24Purple are competing for the first time in this race. Last year, @FisiFan91, @Erti147 and I competed with less than 3 days notice/planning. Starting 35th in class (after no qualifying) driving the HPD, we finished 15th in class, including minor problems such as only having 3 drivers, no practice, Evan running out of fuel and a bit of a crash from myself through the Porsche Curves. That was under the name of Tortoise GP.

    This time though, we're doing it properly.

    Here are the teams:

    #AOR24Red - HPD ARX-01c
    - Kerry Knowlden (@Kez)
    - Knut Martinsen (@FisiFan91)
    - Phil Reid (@McPhilen)
    - Kristian Takacs (@Synergi)

    #AOR24Purple - HPD ARX-01c
    - Stevie Chambers (@StevieSQ)
    - Christoph Holstein (@Ycoms)
    - Evan RT Imray (@Erti147)
    - Alexander Waldo (@The Genius)

    Liveries have been designed by @Rin Hato

    @Dan Hawkins has set up the dual-stream page again, so that you will be able to watch and support the teams, live as it happens through the AOR Stream page, watching Fisi's stream of #AOR24Red and Chris' of #AOR24Purple.
     
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  2. Erti147

    Erti147 Evan R.T.Imray Staff Member Super Moderator iRacing Coordinator Premium Member

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    Probs gid to put yin sesh during oor normal Thursday practice
     
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  3. Rin Hato

    Rin Hato AOR Space Race Champion

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    I might be able to do it but I dont have the HPD so if I am, you might see me in an Aston somewhere :b
     
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  4. Lorrentz

    Lorrentz F1 Test Driver Premium Member

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    Unfortunately aor team orange cant run since gunar and jannick can not make it to the race... so I found myself a team in the HPD class.

    All the best to the aor teams and maybe we will meet on track but most certainly on the twitch chat :D
     
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  5. Rin Hato

    Rin Hato AOR Space Race Champion

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    Would anyone want to join me in the Aston? lol
     
  6. UrBaNz Octane x

    UrBaNz Octane x Formula 3 Reserve Driver

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    Iracing are releasing the two GTE cars on Tuesday and it looks like they are going to use them instead of gt1 and gt2. Rip Aston
     
  7. Rin Hato

    Rin Hato AOR Space Race Champion

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    Oh.

    GTE + old HPD would be a bit weird though? I thought the HPD was supposed to be matched with the GT1+2 cars idk
     
  8. UrBaNz Octane x

    UrBaNz Octane x Formula 3 Reserve Driver

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    Yea but GTE races lemans now so they've been pushing to get the cars released in time for the race. It looks better for iracing to have current cars. Would be weird to have the race with the old cars and then right after release the new cars.
     
  9. Rin Hato

    Rin Hato AOR Space Race Champion

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    I suppose so.

    Well I guess I won't be doing it then rip
     
  10. UrBaNz Octane x

    UrBaNz Octane x Formula 3 Reserve Driver

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  11. Erti147

    Erti147 Evan R.T.Imray Staff Member Super Moderator iRacing Coordinator Premium Member

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    If they'd got the cars out like a couple of weeks ago I'd of wanted to run the GTE instead - also puts people's GT1 practice up the shitter if they decided last minute on what to do
     
  12. StevieSQ

    StevieSQ Super Duper Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator iRacing Coordinator Premium Member

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    Have you forgotten how late we decided to do it last year?

    Either there will be a million HPD's, or there will be a million Ferrari's. Ferrari is by far and away the biggest brand in motorsport. People will be so excited to drive it they may still drive the lower class, just because there's a Ferrari.



    I may also be one of those people who will drool over the idea of racing in a Ferrari.... even if they are cunts.
     
  13. Rin Hato

    Rin Hato AOR Space Race Champion

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    I can't race in either :c
     
  14. UrBaNz Octane x

    UrBaNz Octane x Formula 3 Reserve Driver

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    If these cars are even half as popular as the Porsche there will be millions of GTE's. Ferrari hype
     
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  15. Wobbuffet

    Wobbuffet GP2 Test Driver

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    Here's hoping both teams get put in the same split - just for the bantz!:woot::woot:
     
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  16. NEILY84

    NEILY84 Formula 4 2nd Driver Premium Member

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    good luck guys i will be watching the streams, i wish i could do it, maybe one day. i used to love the old days 2.4 hours not having to try and find a team (n)
     
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  17. Rin Hato

    Rin Hato AOR Space Race Champion

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    WHO WANTS TO DO IT IN THE FERRARI WITH ME
     
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    Wobbuffet GP2 Test Driver

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    Well I've just read that completely the wrong way:shame:, I have a dirty mind sometimes.:hilarious:
    Though I'd like to think the Dove has come up with one of the best double entendres there.(y)
     
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  19. xMinxG

    xMinxG Formula 4 2nd Driver

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    THAT FERRARI NEEDS TO BE USED! ONE OF THE MOST GOOD LOOKING CARS I HAVE SEEN! IM LITTERALLY THINKING WHAT IT WOULD LOOK LIKE FOR AOR PURPLE OR ORANGE!
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    Just asking what does the hpd look like. and why no lmp1 cars? I know theres isn't many but come on. cant have le mans without those beautiful prototypes!
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    YES 24 HOUR STREAM TOO! THE BANTER WILL BE REAL!
     
  20. Lorrentz

    Lorrentz F1 Test Driver Premium Member

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    Orange isn't competing for le mans unfortunately...but maybe next endurance event we will see :)
     

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