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    Default Goiania (Brazilian Stocks) Post Race Data, Standings, and Discussion

    Last edited by Joe Miller; 01-22-2019 at 11:00 PM.

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    My apologies if I impacted anyone, and overall for what was probably a big "rookie" mistake, I did not reboot my pc today prior to the race, and found at about lap 10 that it was freezing... on lap 13 it froze for about 4s and I went off straight in a turn... retired and tried to reboot, only to find good old W10 had updates to do, second rookie mistake, I guess.

    I drove between P10 and P13 the 12 laps I completed, so probably not terrible, but I missed race 2 of course...

    Thanks to all admin, great event, see you all at Road America : )

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    These cars a blast to drive, but also quite difficult, for some of us at least. Race 1 I did pretty well, had one big mistake and off track which lost me a bunch of spots but was able to climb back into the top 10 when people had crashes and off tracks. Very happy with that result and finishing 9th meant I'd be 2nd for the start of race 2.

    I had a bad start and lost about 5 spots just on the first straight, I think I was in 10th or so after lap 1. I did have a nice battle with Brette for a few laps so that was fun. Eventually he made a mistake and I was able to get past. Then there was what looked like quite a big incident involving a few cars so I was able to move up to 6th I believe. Then I had a front row seat for some contact between Jason and Todd(?) I'm not sure who was involved. I had to slow down to avoid the the initial contact and lucky for me I locked my tires so I had to go around the very outside and that helped me avoid any further contact: https://streamable.com/ebkh9

    Once that dust settled I was in 4th place but there was still plenty of time left so I assumed that wasn't going to last till the end. Unfortunately Jon who was in 3rd had internet issues I think and just disappeared. I held onto 3rd place for a few laps before Jason and Angelo caught up and passed me easily on the start finish straight. My tires were dead and they were still doing faster laps than my PB so I had no chance to stay with them. I kept it clean for the final 2 laps and finished in 5th place.

    One top 10 and a top 5 finish was definitely more than I was expecting so I'm happy with that. Congrats to the winners and hopefully I can replicate this result next time. It's fun being back racing with you guys and see you next time.

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    Added a few screen shots. If anyone else likes to take screens, please add them to these threads or send them to me in a DM and we'll get the best ones up in the OP from now on.

    @Bob Sullivan - I was going to report on my race until I seen that clip you linked. Cannot quit laughing now. My car coming back across the track right in front of you after exiting view track left.....hilarious

    ..report later. Work time now.

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    Racing was as good as thought would be with this cars! So for me the event was excelent. Good stuff and good fun.

    Race 1: Managed to get PolePosition, which was nice. At the start Tyler almost got me at T1, but I held the inside line until the very limit and managed to stay ahead. Then we had a great scrap for the first few laps, I think the first 8 or 10 minutes of very good fighting. Fortunately for me I was able to put a gap between us and control the race from then. Winning Race 1, my first here at CMS since I left the hospital...was a bit special.

    Race 2: I expected battles and some caos, and that was exactly what Ive got...and by the looks of it, not only me!
    Was really fun battle other drivers and see other battles going on around me. I love this format.
    I was making good progress through the field, coming from 10th. But then I catched Joe for 3th place, who was struggling with his rear tires I think, maybe overheat? I had a very good draft from him coming the big straight, P2P activated, had a look on the inside but there wasnt a gap there, next thing I know Im pushing him into a spin, for what Im really sorry. I think I entered the corner just too fast and misjudged the distance.
    To avoid further contact I locked my tires badly and went off the racing line to wait for him to recover. But then there was some heavy contacts with the incoming traffic, and I saw a dangerous situation in stay there waiting, so I continued. If the stewards feel Im at fault, Im ok with any penalty I may receive.
    After that the tires were in really bad shape, vibration was horrible. And still some good 18 minutes to go. Somehow, I dont know how, I managed to take Brette and Bob on track and also was able to stay ahead of Jason who came very fast behind me in the last stages. Tense moments, as the car was almost on ice in terms of grip. 3th was excelent considering all of this.

    I hope everybody enjoyed the ride with those great cars.
    Certainly I cant wait for Elkhart Lake, a perfect track for them.



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    Finished 4th in first race, which was very close right till the end and I was fighting for second, just didn't know it was the last lap when 3 of us at the last corner and I was a bit too generous with Tyler and Jason thought white flag to come at S/F line. But I'll take 4th, have to watch the time and "in-game-adjusted" lap count more closely from now on.

    But really gutted with 2nd race result. Started having screen freezes again while I was comfortably in 3rd. Long freezes like 4-5 seconds. AMS is the wost sim in my pc atm due to thid problem, even v0.4 ACC behaving much better !.

    I had the task manager open and have been monitoring disc activity since qualy. I confirmed it again that while during first race all was good second race there was disc activity again, and started having long freezes in game. I have AMS (and all other sims) installed in my SSD (F) drive, and Win10 resides in c: drive which is a regular 7200 rpm HDD. As far as I can tell AMS triggers some activity in C: drive that it causes 100% work load in that and I think robs too much cpu power that slows tje game in return. This happens only when AMS is played! I don't have any problem with rF2, AC, ACC. Not sure what it is, the program that shot to the top of the list in disc activitu was "system.xx" cant remember full extension of it. But if I remember correctly there are several "sytem" programs listed in windows processes. Hope I will have enough time to investigate.

    Congratulations to podium finishers. Really close and enjoyable series.
    __The view is great from moral high ground__

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    First of I would like to thanks all involved to get this league up and running, well done.
    I am one of those seniors at the back of the pack and absolutely enjoyed every moment.
    It is so rewarding being able to have your own little battles where ever you are on the track, (Tony, aaron) , great fun. I was so nervous.

    Jon
    I am sure you have been suggested many things but here is another.
    Superfetch and prefetech are windows services related to SSD drives I believe. They have for sure caused issues with Iracing, might want to google it you have not seen this before

    Again thanx group for well done job.
    Garry
    Windows 10 Pro---I7-6700K---16GB Ram---Logitech G27---GTX 1080 Gaming X 8GB---Triple monitor,

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