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PS4 AOR GP2 - Round 17 - Japanese Grand Prix - 26/2/17 - 8:00PM UK


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Round 17 - Japanese Grand Prix
AOR F1 2016 Season 12




Race Information:
Date: Sunday 26th February 2017
Start Time: 8:00pm (UK time)
Circuit: Suzuka International Racing Course
Laps: 27

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1) Talk a little bit about how much you like/dislike Vik Star for the full wet race that you just endured at Malaysia. Will we have another wet race here in Japan? Would you prefer a race with changing conditions?

2) Is 130R really all that it's cracked up to be, seeing as it's heralded as one of the most famous corners on the F1 circuit?

3) Assuming dry qualifying, what will be the pole time, and who will be sat on pole?

4) Who will win the race?

5) Who will gain the most positions from their starting position at Suzuka?

6) Ask zWoody a question .... about anything.
 
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zWoody

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Interview questions for you crazy kids this week :

1) Talk a little bit about how much you like/dislike Vik Star for the full wet race that you just endured at Malaysia. Will we have another wet race here in Japan? Would you prefer a race with changing conditions?

2) Is 130R really all that it's cracked up to be, seeing as it's heralded as one of the most famous corners on the F1 circuit?

3) Assuming dry qualifying, what will be the pole time, and who will be sat on pole?

4) Who will win the race?

5) Who will gain the most positions from their starting position at Suzuka?

6) Ask zWoody a question .... about anything.
 

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1) Talk a little bit about how much you like/dislike Vik Star for the full wet race that you just endured at Malaysia. Will we have another wet race here in Japan? Would you prefer a race with changing conditions?
I asked for rain but I meant changeable conditions so start dry then rain after the top 10 have all pitted not **** it down for the entire race.

2) Is 130R really all that it's cracked up to be, seeing as it's heralded as one of the most famous corners on the F1 circuit?

It used to be until they changed it in 2003 now its just like any other corner. I did have a good spin there back in S3 in full wet conditions when I managed to not hit anything and end up facing the right way so I could just carry on as though nothing had happened.

3) Assuming dry qualifying, what will be the pole time, and who will be sat on pole?
@HRacingGreen Dont know about the time cause I havent driven Suzuka on this game yet.

4) Who will win the race?

@HRacingGreen

5) Who will gain the most positions from their starting position at Suzuka?

@zWoody

6) Ask zWoody a question .... about anything.

What does the z stand for?
 

HRacingGreen

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1) Talk a little bit about how much you like/dislike Vik Star for the full wet race that you just endured at Malaysia. Will we have another wet race here in Japan? Would you prefer a race with changing conditions?
I just won by 16 seconds in those conditions so keep em coming if that's how its gonna be every time. Tbh I like this track in the wet but I'd prefer a dry race this time round thanks.

2) Is 130R really all that it's cracked up to be, seeing as it's heralded as one of the most famous corners on the F1 circuit?
Its a simple flat out right hander these days, can be tricky in the wet or if it happens to be 1991.

3) Assuming dry qualifying, what will be the pole time, and who will be sat on pole?
Mid to high 34 I'd imagine. I'm hoping its me because i do enjoy this track but i know @bor44 is a big fan of this track so I'll say him.

4)Who will win the race?

For answer to this question, reference previous answer.

5) Who will gain the most positions from their starting position at Suzuka?
@zWoody is a favourite for the charge as ever.
6) Ask zWoody a question .... about anything.
Can I have a shot at the RD championship next season please?
 

zWoody

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1) Talk a little bit about how much you like/dislike Vik Star for the full wet race that you just endured at Malaysia. Will we have another wet race here in Japan? Would you prefer a race with changing conditions?

I'm actually quite satisfied with this race being full wet. It's a track I don't get on with under normal circumstances so the wet evened the playing field a bit because I'm sure no one was prepared for it. I should've capitalized more and had a better finish but I went too aggressive at the start.

2) Is 130R really all that it's cracked up to be, seeing as it's heralded as one of the most famous corners on the F1 circuit?

I have seen a lot of good moments at that corner but yeah in years past it's just a fast left-hander. They should change it again!

3) Assuming dry qualifying, what will be the pole time, and who will be sat on pole?

I'm gonna go with @mazais5727 this time around. I think we see a 1:33.6

4) Who will win the race?

New winner this time around. I'm going with @mallucm

5) Who will gain the most positions from their starting position at Suzuka?

@Prehn

6) Ask zWoody a question .... about anything.

I'll go silly here. What is your favorite food?

I really have no self-control when it comes to pizza. Still waiting for @Philip McGivern delivery truck to arrive with the spinach and artichoke pie :)
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6) Ask zWoody a question .... about anything.
What does the z stand for?
My middle name - Zechariah. Wood is my last name, and Woody is what they call me out on the streets ;)
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6) Ask zWoody a question .... about anything.
Can I have a shot at the RD championship next season please?
You're always going to be a contender, no matter what league you're in. Some might say you might even be in a "league of your own" ;)
 

HRacingGreen

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My middle name - Zechariah. Wood is my last name, and Woody is what they call me out on the streets ;)
Aaaaaaand I've found the best middle name ever.
You're always going to be a contender, no matter what league you're in. Some might say you might even be in a "league of your own" ;)
Oh stop it you you're too kind :shy:
 

xXVik-StarRxX

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1) Talk a little bit about how much you like/dislike Vik Star for the full wet race that you just endured at Malaysia. Will we have another wet race here in Japan? Would you prefer a race with changing conditions?
I like Vik Star a lot for the wet race because it gave me a good finishing position. I can confirm Japan won't be wet because I made a great prediction about Malaysia being full wet conditions and look what happened.
2) Is 130R really all that it's cracked up to be, seeing as it's heralded as one of the most famous corners on the F1 circuit?
130R side by side is great. Also Alonso's overtake on Schumacher in 130R was the highlight of that corner.
3) Assuming dry qualifying, what will be the pole time, and who will be sat on pole?
pole time...I have no clue. @HRacingGreen will have pole as usual.
4) Who will win the race?
@HRacingGreen as usual
5) Who will gain the most positions from their starting position at Suzuka?
I going to with someone who starts below 15th because of the nature of turn 1, there is bound to be an accident there.
6) Ask zWoody a question .... about anything.
what made you get into league racing?
 

zWoody

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6) Ask zWoody a question .... about anything.
what made you get into league racing?
Ah that's a good one. I really can't pinpoint when exactly a switch went off in my mind to get in to league racing. I used to just race in public lobbies on F1 2010 and I eventually got together with a group of guys that would regularly race together for fun and we just played around with some more formal races than the regular 3 lap race, and from there it snowballed in to me looking for leagues online and here I am.

Long term goal is to get a better desktop that I can get in to iRacing and explore sim racing on the PC. iRacing is definitely where its at nowadays.
 
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mallucm

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1) Talk a little bit about how much you like/dislike Vik Star for the full wet race that you just endured at Malaysia. Will we have another wet race here in Japan? Would you prefer a race with changing conditions?

He did very well and pulled off some great moves, but for the wet no no please no. I like the dry. I don't like the inters. I'm horrific at the full wets. If the race is wet I'm basically finished so please no more. :p

2) Is 130R really all that it's cracked up to be, seeing as it's heralded as one of the most famous corners on the F1 circuit?

If it was a car with less downforce then yes. Simply driving a current F1 car through it no, but still fun to go side by side through. ;)

3) Assuming dry qualifying, what will be the pole time, and who will be sat on pole?

I have no idea for times, but I'm going to guess @bor44 for this. :)

4) Who will win the race?

I'll go for @HRacingGreen with this one.

5) Who will gain the most positions from their starting position at Suzuka?

We all know.. @zWoody. :p

6) Ask zWoody a question .... about anything.

What is your greatest fear? :p

Long term goal is to get a better desktop that I can get in to iRacing and explore sim racing on the PC. iRacing is definitely where its at nowadays.

Exactly the same here. Hopefully we will continue to race each other even on those! I find Assetto Corsa on PS4 is a good place to start. xD
 

bor44

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1) Talk a little bit about how much you like/dislike Vik Star for the full wet race that you just endured at Malaysia. Will we have another wet race here in Japan? Would you prefer a race with changing conditions?

I like having vik hosting because I don't get lag problems as with @HRacingGreen I had some. Was hoping for a dry race because I had some kind of pace but in the wets it was a nighmare. With inters I have no problems but with wets is unreal the problems I have.
For japan I hoping a full dry race. I'm fed up having wet races. Another league (SRL) we raced malasia and japan this and last week and both were in the wets and now malasia yestarday again in wets. Hopefully not more rain for next sunday. So sick of the rain.

2) Is 130R really all that it's cracked up to be, seeing as it's heralded as one of the most famous corners on the F1 circuit?

Is not that anymore on the dry. Its diferent on a wet track but it won't be anymore next season as there will be a lot more downforce so not special anymore

3) Assuming dry qualifying, what will be the pole time, and who will be sat on pole?

I'll go for me with high/mid 33. Love this track(on dries, not on wets)

4) Who will win the race?

Me. If not Green will but if I'm still aiming for the champ I must win all the remainig races.

5) Who will gain the most positions from their starting position at Suzuka?

Someone out of the top 10.

6) Ask zWoody a question .... about anything.

Don't knowwhat to ask but it happens the same to me with the pizza. No self control about it
 
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xXVik-StarRxX

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So....what does everyone think of the 2017 Sauber?

I think it's looks mad! I love the livery!
 

HRacingGreen

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So....what does everyone think of the 2017 Sauber?

I think it's looks mad! I love the livery!
It looks amazing. The shark fin is mega, the livery is cool and different and the gold looks great. Shame its gonna be a shitbox so we'll only see it when it gets lapped by a Mercedes.
 
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xXVik-StarRxX

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It looks amazing. The shark fin is mega, the livery is cool and different and the gold looks great. Shame its gonna be a shitbox so we'll only see it when it gets lapped by a Mercedes.
It's them or haas who will be fighting for the wooden spoon
 

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Another top 100 TT time has left me feeling confident already. I think this track is coupled with the Hungaroring as my favourite track to drive. Its so much fun.