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Post 10 Nov 2021, 2:27 pm

An extremely rare 3-way tie for fastest through sector 2
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Post 12 Nov 2021, 5:19 am

This track really spreads 'em out!

Turn 13 Summary

Harley puts the race into lap 2 at 140. He's got company!

Costa pushes the engine with 1s (modified 7) to hit 160. He makes contact with the leader. Smith pushes into the traffic at 160 and the slip (personal defaults) to take 2nd place.

Dygert scrapes off a wear at 80 on the C15 line.

Rund burns 2 to clear C15 on the line at 100. Harrington pulls up at 100.

Bernhardt and Hoyt take turns on the C13 line at 80 each for free.

Choi occupies the C13 apex at 80 on the line. Marshall says 'hold my beer'. He goes outer rail with 1 wear and 2s on the chance (modified 6). He manages to keep the machine on the track.

Milbourn sets up C13 on the line at 140. Schipper clears the Esses at 140 for free.

Turn 14 Deadline: Monday, November 15th @ 7 a.m. EST (12 noon UTC)
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Post 15 Nov 2021, 5:48 am

Turn 14 Summary

Harley clears the first set of corners at 100 for free.

Both Smith & Costa plot 120. They take turns on the C1 line for a wear and continue into the 120's (may increase speed w/ wear already paid).

Dygert is into lap 2 at 140. Rund keeps the pace and also crosses the line into lap 2 at 140.

Harrington knocks down a wear in C15 at 80.

Bernhardt pulls up to C15 on the line at 100. Hoyt slots to the inside at 120.

Choi plots 160 but with no place for the car, late brakes with 1s (modified 6). He has the line. Marshall eases his way towards the final corner at 120.

Milbourn burns his first wear of the race at 100. Schipper pulls up to the C13 line at 100.

Turn 15 Deadline: Wednesday, November 17th @ 7 a.m. EST (12 noon UTC)
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Post 17 Nov 2021, 6:02 am

The back markers get hung up by an out-of-control car...

Turn 15 Summary

Harley retains position at 120 to the inner rail.

Smith and Costa hit the gas pedal out of C2 at 140. They create a traffic jam in front of C3.

Dygert clears the C1/C2 complex at 120 for a wear. Rund dives in at 120 and knocks down a wear on the line.

Harrington enjoys the clean air into lap 2 at 140.

Hoyt attempts fate at 100 through the inside of C15 w/ 2s and 2 wear (modified 7). He can't quite keep the machine stable and goes into a spin. Bernhardt gets pushed outside at 60 as he skirts the blue spinner.

Choi burns a wear at 80 as he successfully gets around the obstacle. Marshall's 60 gets him hung up in the corner.

Milbourn can't enter the corner at 100 and he uses up a tire to brake down to 80. Schipper is joy-riding in the back at 80 for free.

Turn 16 Deadline: Friday, November 19th @ 7 a.m. EST (12 noon UTC)
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Post 19 Nov 2021, 10:21 am

Lots of of shuffling on the leaderboard, including a new race leader. This is a 3-lap race, Greg :eek:

Turn 16 Summary

Harley goes middle lane at 100 in C3 for 2 wear and tackles C4 on the line. Smith, also at 100, burns 2 wear on the C3 line and another in C4 via the 80 spot. Costa runs at 100 on the outer rail in C3 for a wear and dumps another in the C4 80.

Dygert pulls up to C3 on the line at 120. Rund is out of C2 at 120 with wear already paid. Harrington clears the C2/C3 complex at 100 for free.

Choi gets the initiative at 160 to pull away from the traffic. Bernhardt loses pace at 120.

Hoyt recovers his spun car at 20. Marshall plots 80 but has to re-plot to 60, his max speed having been hung up in the corner.

Milbourn gains a few positions at 100, spending 2 wear in the 60's. Schipper grabs the C15 line at 100.

Turn 17 Deadline: Monday, November 22nd @ 7 a.m. EST (12 noon UTC)
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Post 22 Nov 2021, 5:37 am

Turn 17 Summary

Smith is down the short straight at 140. Harley pulls alongside at 140 and the bonus.

Costa grabs the dice cup to hit 160 (natural 8).

Dygert sloughs off a wear at 80 on the C3 line. Rund slows to 60 and takes C3 for free.

Harrington pulls up to C3 on the line.

Choi clears the C1/C2 complex at 120 for a wear. Bernhardt drops 2 wear on the C1 line at 140.

Milbourn gathers up speed at 160. Marshall takes an RM plot of 120 (NPR #2, 1w penalty).

Hoyt slams on the gas pedal to 100. Schipper clears the last corner for free at 60.

Turn 18 Deadline: Wednesday, November 24th @ 7 a.m. EST (12 noon UTC)
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Post 24 Nov 2021, 6:28 am

Turn 18 Summary

The leader cedes both the initiative and the lead to the #27. Harley re-takes the top spot at 100 on the outer rail. Smith drops to 80 for free on the inside.

Costa plots 120 but with a blocked track ahead, slows to 100 for a wear (prior to the corner) and uses the outside for free. Dygert enjoys the clean air at 140.

Rund takes the outside route for free at 100. Harrington burns a wear in C3 on the line at 80 before going inside in C4.

Choi pulls up to C3 on the inner rail at 120. Bernhardt comes flying in at 140 and grabs the line.

Milbourn clears C2 at 100. Marshall also clears the complex, albeit at 140 for 2 wear.

Hoyt sets up the C1 line at 120. Schipper pushes the engine with 1s to hit 140 and into lap 2 (modified 4).

Turn 19 Deadline: Monday, November 29th @ 7 a.m. EST (12 noon UTC)
Note: There is no formal deadline this Friday with the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. However, I should be able to adjudicate if all turns are in. No reminders will be sent.
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Post 24 Nov 2021, 1:42 pm

Harley had the fastest first lap across all four circuits
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Post 29 Nov 2021, 5:57 am

Turn 19 Summary

Harley & Smith trade paint as they match speeds at 120.

Costa stays on the #27 Chevy's bumper, also at 120. Dygert clears C6 at 80.

Rund pulls up to C6 at 140. Harrington tucks in on the black machine at 140.

Choi burns a wear in the C3 60's at 80. Bernhardt drops a wear on the C3 line but has to go outer rail in C4.

Milbourn grabs the C3 line at 100. Marshall tucks in on the bumper of the M&M's car at 100.

Hoyt has to pull his car from the race. We hope to have you back for the season finale! Schipper clears the C1/C2 complex at 120 for a wear.

Turn 20 Deadline: Wednesday, December 1st @ 7 a.m. EST (12 noon UTC)
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Post 01 Dec 2021, 5:24 am

A reshuffling on the podium...

Turn 20 Summary

Smith grabs the initiative at 100 and knocks down a wear for the lead. Harley slows to 80 and conserves wear in C9. Costa, at 120, burns 2 tires as he challenges the new race leader.

Dygert pulls up to C9 at 140. Rund scrapes 2 wear in C6 at 120. Harrington is the beneficiary of a slip at 80 but still loses pace.

Choi jumps out of C4 at a whopping 160. Bernhardt tucks in at 140.

Milbourn clears C3 & C4 at 60 (line, inside). Marshall eschews the line at 60 and goes middle lane.

Schipper pulls up to C3 on the line at 120.

Turn 21 Deadline: Friday, December 3rd @ 7 a.m. EST (12 noon UTC)
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Post 03 Dec 2021, 10:05 am

Yet another lead change...

Turn 21 Summary

Smith sets up the C11 line at 140. Costa takes an RM plot of 140 (NPR #1 - Warning) and dives inside for the lead. Harley stays attached to the Caterpillar Chevy at 120 plus the bonus.

Dygert burns a wear at 100 through C9 and continues to enjoy some solitude.

Rund drops two tires in C9 at 100 to clear. Harrington lays up at 120.

Choi conserves wear at 100 on the outer rail of C6. Bernhardt, also at 100, stays on Kelly's spoiler.

Milbourn hits the gas pedal for 120. Marshall runs the C4 line at 100 for free. Schipper clears C3 (line) and C4 (80's) at 80 for a wear.

Turn 22 Deadline: Monday, December 6th @ 7 a.m. EST (12 noon UTC)
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Post 06 Dec 2021, 5:55 am

Turn 22 Summary

Costa burns a precious wear at 140 via the 120's. Smith runs the C11/12 line for free at 140. Harley stays with the group at 140 on the line and switches bumpers.

Dygert grabs the line at 140. Rund is down the short straight at 140. Harrington scrapes a tire through the C9 80's at 100.

Choi approaches C9 at 140. Bernhardt pulls even at 140 and the bonus.

Milbourn clears C6 at 100 on the outer rail. Marshall burns 2 wear as he dives in behind the #18 at 140. Schipper closes on the traffic at 160 (natural 4).

Turn 23 Deadline: Wednesday, December 8th @ 7 a.m. EST (12 noon UTC)
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Post 06 Dec 2021, 1:15 pm

Smith covers the field for the second consecutive sector
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Post 08 Dec 2021, 5:48 am

Position battles at the front of the field, quiet elsewhere...

Turn 23 Summary

Costa grabs the C13 line at 100. Smith tucks to the inside at 100 for the lead.

Harley plots 120 but has to late brake with his last skill with nowhere to park the car (modified 6).

Dygert and Rund take turns on the C11/12 line at 140 apiece.

Harrington burns a wear in C11 at 160.

Bernhardt gets initiative at 120 and drops 2 tires in C9. Choi goes conservative at 80.

Milbourn pulls away at 160. Marshall finishes out C6 at 140. Schipper clears at 100.

Turn 24 Deadline: Friday, December 11th @ 7 a.m. EST (12 noon UTC)
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Turn 24 Summary

Costa has the initiative at 100. He cedes half his remaining wear to the C13 line. Smith goes outer rail at 80 for free. Harley pulls even with the #8 at 80 on the line.

Dygert sheds two tires on the C13 line at 120. Rund approaches C13 at 140 (line not called for). Harrington catches up a bit at 160.

Bernhardt burns a wear to clear the C11/12 complex at 160. Choi keeps the pace, also at 160.

Milbourn drops two wear in C9 at 120. Did Curtis just push the 'GO' button? Marshall clears C9 for a wear at 80 on the inside rail. Schipper pulls up at 120.

Turn 25 Deadline: Monday, December 13th @ 7 a.m. EST (12 noon UTC)
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