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oval drivers?

Discussion in 'iRacing' started by bruce stephen, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. bruce stephen

    bruce stephen Hammer doesnt fix it, must be electrical

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    just wondering how many people do oval more than they do rc's? iracing only of course, not counting other sims.
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    Historiker Dramamine Adict Staff Member Moderator Gold Contributor

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    Nope, ain't gonna do it. Nope. None. Nicht. I turn left and right :D
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    Historiker Dramamine Adict Staff Member Moderator Gold Contributor

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    Actually, I would try it out on comms with buddies, that might be fun. But solo I much prefer road racing. (not that I am at all good at it). :)
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    Before I tried oval, I did not think it was going to be a lot of fun. I really like oval now but I only like longer tracks like Charlotte Motor Speedway, dont like International speedway all that much.
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    I have tried it, practices, etc. But have not done any races. Just isn't my cup of tea. Sorry to derail your thread though Bruce.
  6. bruce stephen

    bruce stephen Hammer doesnt fix it, must be electrical

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    No problem @Historiker I was really just kinda getting peoples opinions. i like the c7r at the ring gp in assetto (2:05.241 so you see I am slow) and i race watkins glenn and sonoma(nascar tracks) in iracing. but other than karts and rally thats about it for rc's. rednecks have a hard time turning right. just dont feel natural lol. As far as the ovals I love them all but there are a few i dont run to often because of wreckers.
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    bruce stephen Hammer doesnt fix it, must be electrical

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    I agree going in circles by yourself is boring.
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    Lets get TeamSpeak up and running and let me know when you want to go a few rounds (and round and round and round) LoL :cheers
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    bruce stephen Hammer doesnt fix it, must be electrical

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    yeah ok. im down. i was about to needlessly spend money on ebay. stuff i really dont need. post setting as im pretty green to teamspeak, but its up and running.
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    Im an oval man only, on Iracing , don't like to ice skate in track cars, rofl.
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    lets tray oval.... it sounds like double meaning do? :D:D:D:D
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    your on my friend list already @eaorobbie. @Historiker i would be willing to put up a server for practice or even a race once a week if we can all agree on a time. I would even be down for an occasional RC lol.
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    I prefer road courses, but there is also a lot of skill in oval. Yes you just turn left, but its about being smooth, staying behind another car to break the wind, and avoiding the wrecks. They are fun but not my cup of tea
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    Rhythm=Steady left, steady left, steady left steady left, DODGE!, steady left steady left..... :p
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    you forgot the bump and run. i prefer the close quarters fast pace of oval racing. road course racing is boring to me. sure there are moments but for the most part its car and driver vs the track. oval racing has nuances that i prefer also. I prefer long races 1/2 distance or longer. I will try to get at least 4 coke 600's in this year, thats 2400 miles and 16oo laps. thats roughly a drive from michigan to florida for fun. I ran 5 daytona 500's in february. Iracing does do team endurance road course racing though and that may interest me in the future. not sure about a 24 hour daytona but 12 hours of sebring would have been cool. 4 guys 3hours each, or two 1 1/2 hour stints. They are also starting a multi class vln team series that mirrors the real vln endurance championship schedule at nurburgring.
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    Off topic but wouldn't it be cool to have an odometer in our sims. I would love to know how many virtual miles/kilometers are on my rig.
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    yeah thats the kind of info that pops up at the worst moment
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    I race both but prefer oval. What these road guys haven't figured out is you can drink beer and race oval.
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