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Indy Car Driver (Pro IV)
 
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Post 21 May 2020, 4:25 am

Drivers
T. Baker (RM) - Teal
C. Long (Assistant RM) - Green
R. Rund - Yellow
A. Blozinski - Pink
R. Harley - Blue
J. Welage - White
J. Benham - Orange
C. Kennington - Red

Date / Time
Saturday, May 23rd @ 1 p.m. EDT

Builds

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Track
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Rally Racer (Pro III)
 
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Post 22 May 2020, 4:55 pm

Here are the starting bids and order for the Sonoma Black Label Race
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Starting Bids


And here is the starting track map
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Starting Track Map
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Post 24 May 2020, 10:24 pm

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Turn 1 Chris L jumps out front after a late scratch from the white car

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Turn 2 Chris L continues his lead thru the first corner

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Turn 3 Chris L sets up for the third corner, while the rest of the field negotiates the first corner
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Post 25 May 2020, 6:46 am

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Turn 4 The Leader blocks the corner as the pack prepares for the corner next turn

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Turn 5 Chris L, sprints away from the corner and the pack negotiates the corner.

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Turn 6 The leader completes the corner as Chris K gives chase.
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Post 25 May 2020, 6:51 am

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Turn 7 The leaders approach the first hairpin as the pack gives chase through the bend.

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Turn 8 Once again the leader blocks the corner as the pack gathers ready to attack the hairpin.

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Turn 9 As Chris L. heads down the straightaway, the pack orderly negotiates the hairpin.
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Post 25 May 2020, 6:59 am

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Turn 10 The leader prepares for the chicane with a Konga line in his rear view mirror.

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Turn 11 Chris continues his effort at holding the chase pack at bay by blocking the corner. The pack scrambles a bit in the corner.

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Turn 12 Chris L heads off to the last corner of the lap with the chase pack in tow,
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Post 25 May 2020, 8:55 am

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Turn 13 The first four cars are positioned for the corner.

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Turn 14 Chris L completes the hairpin and has eyes on the Startt/Finish line with Chris K in pursuit. James also completes the corner with the pack lined up in front of the hairpin.

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Turn 15 Chris L completes Lap 1 with Chris K on his bumper, the field clears the hairpin headed into lap 2. However, Robert hears a strange noise as he jams the brake pedal against the firewall.
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Post 25 May 2020, 9:11 am

Standings at the start of Lap 2

Chris L. - Green
Chris K. - Red
James, - Orange
Andy - Pink
Robert - Yellow
Russ - Blue
Tim - Teal
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Post 26 May 2020, 12:31 pm

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Turn 16 Chris K. challenges Chris L. for the lead!

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Turn 17 Chris and Chris stay neck and neck, as James closes in, but gets hung in the corner.

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Turn 18 Chris K takes the lead, while the chase pack decides to forma Konga line.
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Post 26 May 2020, 12:38 pm

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Turn 19 Chris K pours on the speed thru the corner, but Chris L keeps up the pace. The field is all bunched up heading into the corner.

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Turn 20 Chris and Chris are nose to tail setting up for the next corner. The pack all makes it thru the 3rd corner.

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Turn 21 Chris and Chris set up their approach to the hairpin. While the chase pack gathers before the 4th corner.
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Post 26 May 2020, 1:43 pm

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Turn 22 As the leaders line up for the hairpin the chase packs goes around the 4th corner. For some odd reason Tim takes the outside lane around the corner and drops a position.

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Turn 23 The leaders negotiate the hairpin as the pack gathers before the hairpin. Next turn there could be issues in the hairpin.

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Turn 24 As the leaders speed down the straightaway, the pack makes it through the hairpin except Russ who is hung in the corner.
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Post 26 May 2020, 1:54 pm

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Turn 25 The leaders set up for the chicane, while Robert stresses his Engine to push to 180 and take 3rd. Tim with the slip bonus puls into 4th. James and Andy complete the Konga line. Russ loses contact with the pack as he finishes the hairpin.

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Turn 26. The leaders work their way thru the chicane. Robert presses his car one two many times, his brakes fail and he slides off to the side of the track. The next 3 drivers line up at the front of the chicane.

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Turn 27 Chris K opens up a bit of lead as the field heads to the final turn of lap 2. James takes the inside line in favor of blocking Tim who uses the line.
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Post 26 May 2020, 2:03 pm

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Turn 28 Chris K completes the hairpin to seal the lead for lap 2. The rest of the field sets up for the hairpine.

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Turn 29 the Leader approaches the start/finish line as the next 3 cars complete the hairpin. The last 2 cars set up to complete the hairpin.

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Turn 30 Four cars cross the start finish to start the final lap. Tim pulls into 2nd place with the big engine followed by Chris L. and James.
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Post 26 May 2020, 2:06 pm

Standings at the start of Lap 3

Chris K. - Red
Tim - Teal
James - Orange
Chris L. - Green
Andy - Pink
Russ - Blue
Robert (DNF) - Yellow
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Post 26 May 2020, 2:13 pm

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Turn 31 Chris K continues running strong as the next 3 drivers give chase.

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Turn 32 The leader maintains his lead as he sets up for the 3rd corner. The rest of the pack completes the first corner.

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Turn 33 Chris K completes the third corner as the chase pack sets up for the corner.