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Post 11 Aug 2021, 1:32 pm

Second interval summary:
Beckman moves a point from Wear to Deceleration
Peeples moves a point from Start Speed to Top Speed
Everyone else stands pat

Next deadline: turn 30 due Friday, August 13 at 4pm EDT/8pm UTC
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Post 13 Aug 2021, 1:14 pm

Three pushes, two successful, and a quick change of leader

Turn 30 summary:
Brandt starts lap 3 at 100 and holds the inside
Schulz pushes to keep with the yellow machine
Ling takes advantage of his big acceleration and a successful push to grab P1

Benham takes to the outside at 100 and starts the line into corner 1
Beckman is satisfied to do 120 and tuck in behind Brandt
Peeples is hard on the gas but the engine bogs down and doesn't sound well at all

Next deadline: turn 31 due Monday, August 16 at 4pm EDT/8pm UTC
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Post 16 Aug 2021, 1:53 pm

Corner 1 collects 10 wear and the field fractures in two

Turn 31 summary:
Ling brakes slightly around the corner 1 line at 120 shedding two wear
Brandt has the initiative, taking the inner 60 at 100 for two wear
Schulz follows and uses the slip to move into P1 for now

Benham scrubs off one wear on the line at 100
Beckman and Peeples both leave one wear on the inside 60 at 80

Next deadline: turn 32 due Wednesday, August 18 at 4pm EDT/8pm UTC
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Post 18 Aug 2021, 1:26 pm

Some bold moves from the back of the pack

Turn 32 summary:
Schulz flies around the outside of corner 2 at 120 dropping two wear
Ling finds the line blocked so takes the middle lane at 80 for one wear
Brandt is able to clear the corner on the line for free

Beckman attacks the corner at 140 around the outside, his tires keeping to the asphalt
Peeples follows the blue race car at 120 scrubbing off two wear
Benham enters the outside of the corner at 100 at no cost

Next deadline: turn 33 due Friday, August 20 at 4pm EDT/8pm UTC
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Post 20 Aug 2021, 1:06 pm

Beckman joins the battle for the lap lead

Turn 33 summary:

Schulz starts the corner 3 line at 140
Ling at 160 moves to the inside and the lead for now
Beckman pushes his engine hard and it holds, making it 3-wide for the lead

Brandt comes off corner 2 at 120 and gets the bonus from Ling
Peeples maintains 120 with wear already paid
Benham slows to 80 and runs out the corner 2 80s for free

Next deadline: turn 34 due Monday, August 23 at 4pm EDT/8pm UTC
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Post 23 Aug 2021, 1:03 pm

The four-car lead pack begins snaking through the technical sector

Turn 34 summary:
Ling uses his inside advantage to take the 80s and second line at 120 for two wear
Beckman takes the 80s all the way at 120 dropping two wear and moving up a spot
Schulz conserves wear at 80 running both lines for free

Brandt catches the lead group at 100 shedding one wear on the lines
Peeples reaches the corner at 100 on the racing line
Benham is the wear king at the moment and takes up the line behind Peeples

Next deadline: turn 35 due Wednesday, August 25 at 4pm EDT/8pm UTC
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Post 25 Aug 2021, 1:16 pm

Only 5 spaces separate Ling from Benham. What roll will wear play in the outcome?

Turn 34 summary:
Ling is through the 5/6 combination on the long line at 80 shedding one wear
Beckman drops his last wear on the line but can't clear the corner
Schulz slows to 60 and starts the line behind Beckman

Brandt moves inside of the orange race car at 80 taking P3
Peeples is around both lines through corners 3 & 4 at 80 for free
Benham duplicates Peeples' move to stay nose to tail

Next deadline: turn 36 due Friday, August 27 at 4pm EDT/8pm UTC
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Post 27 Aug 2021, 1:22 pm

Some braking in the back of the field but so far everyone is getting through safely

Turn 36 summary:
Ling starts the corner 7 line at 100
Beckman finishes the corner 6 line and moves to the inside
Schulz holds a steady 60 through the chicane on the line for free

Brandt brakes to 40 and takes the 40s
Peeples starts at 80 but has to brake to keep on the racing line
Benham also starts at 80 and checks up behind Peeples to follow

Next deadline: turn 37 due Monday, August 30 at 4pm EDT/8pm UTC
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Post 30 Aug 2021, 1:55 pm

Ling's bid for a second RROC championship looks good, but only 5 points separate the rest of the field

Turn 36 summary:
Ling holds his two car-length lead around the corner 7 line at 60
Beckman follows at 60 clearing the corner
Schulz picks up the line behind Beckman

Brandt covers the short chute at 100 and drops to the inside and P3
Peeples and Benham both finish the 5/6 combination at 60 on the line

Next deadline: turn 38 due Wednesday, September 1 at 4pm EDT/8pm UTC
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Post 01 Sep 2021, 1:12 pm

A spin virtually ensures Ling's championship, but what will it do to the rest of the field?

Turn 38 summary:
Ling maintains 60 into the tight downtown area
Beckman makes a big move to catch the leader but instead ends up facing the wall
Schulz rounds the corner 7 line at 60 for free

Brandt preserves wear at 40 through the inside of corner 7
Peeples drops one wear on the line at 80
Benham starts the line at 80 remaining attached to the car ahead

Note: Beckman will only be able to move 20mph next turn

Next deadline: turn 39 due Friday, September 3 at 4pm EDT/8pm UTC
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Post 03 Sep 2021, 1:18 pm

Beckman will be back to speed next turn so the dice gods smile on the whole situation

Turn 39 summary:
Ling moves through corner 12 at 60 on the line for free
Beckman recovers at 20 and holds the inside
Schulz squeezes by the blue machine at 80 to take over P2

Brandt is into the tight corner 8 at 60
Peeples slows to 60 and attaches himself to the wing of the yellow machine
Benham finally uses a wear through the racing line at 80

Note: Monday is a holiday in the U.S. If I have all moves I will put a turn out.

Next deadline: turn 40 due Monday, September 6 (soft), Wednesday, September 8 (hard) at 4pm EDT/8p
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Post 06 Sep 2021, 1:33 pm

Benham takes sole possession of second in points, but there's still plenty of wiggle room behind the leader

Turn 40 summary:
Ling stretches his lead at 140
Schulz taps the brakes to 60 taking the corner 12 line for free
Beckman follows on the line also at 60

Brandt clears at 60 on the line
Benham attacks the corners at 100 shedding two wear in each and also clearing 12
Peeples pulls up short of the corner on the line

Next deadline: turn 41 due Wednesday, September 8 at 4pm EDT/8pm UTC
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Post 08 Sep 2021, 1:10 pm

The two Brits rise to the top for both the lap and the points

Turn 41 summary:
Ling drops his final two wear to clear corner 15 on the inside
Schulz is first to press his acceleration reaching 120
Beckman keeps within his specs at 140 to challenge the orange machine

Benham maxes his engine after pushing acceleration and is happy to find a gap into P2
Brandt also presses his engine for 140 and uses the slip to make it 3-wide
Peeples maintains 60 on the line through corner 12

Next deadline: turn 42 due Friday, September 10 at 4pm EDT/8pm UTC
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Post 10 Sep 2021, 1:27 pm

Five drivers roll dice, four are happy

Turn 41 summary:
Ling approaches corner 16 on the line at 100
Benham uses a well placed skill to negotiate the 60s at 120 dropping two wear
Schulz plots 120 then brakes hard into the 60s shedding two wear

Beckman also plots 120 then stands on the binders to the outer lane for free
Brandt wants to force his way into P3 at 120 but ends up two wear lighter and facing the infield
Peeples pushes his engine to 120 around corner 13

Next deadline: turn 43 due Monday, September 13 at 4pm EDT/8pm UTC
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Post 13 Sep 2021, 1:17 pm

A spin in corner 16 could shake up the final results

Turn 43 summary:
Ling is around the penultimate corner on the line at 100 for free
Benham mounts a challenge for the front but his tires break loose in the corner
Schulz is all alone in P3 starting the line into the corner

Beckman slows to 60 to finish corner 15 with no dice
Brandt gets pointed in the right direction and starts back at 60
Peeples drops two wear in the 60s at 100 and clears the corner

NOTE: Benham will only move 20mph next turn and has no choice of lane

Next deadline: turn 44 due Wednesday, September 15 at 4pm EDT/8pm UTC
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