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Aug 20 2012
By: MastrGT PlayStation MVP 40946 posts
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Monday nights: race with some MVPs and HCVs

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This is an announcement for a new community event.

(The Community Events forum is now closed.) 

 

Monday nights, between 8 and 9 PM, Eastern, there will be some open races during which you can meet some of the people who help and guide you in the PlayStation forums. There will be limited room available, but please try to attend.

 

Game: Gran Turismo 5

 

Race details: Monday Night Racing

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Re: Monday nights: race with some MVPs and HCVs

Aug 20, 2012
U posted it twice :-)
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Aug 21, 2012

There was a good turnout, so I am glad a few of you dug out your GT discs.

 

Please consider racing with us again new Monday.

The racing will be good and clean.

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Aug 27, 2012

Monday: August 27

 

Time: 8 PM - 9 PM (or later, depending on interest) Be on time!

 

Track: Grand Valley Raceway, reverse (hopefully less trouble on the first corner...)

 

Car: NASCAR

 

Race conditions:

 

PP range: maxed at 630

Tires: Racing Softs (RMs didn't cut it)

Laps: 7 (this extends the time enough to make a pit stop necessary)

Tire wear: Low

 

This combo is to highlight using care with the accelerator and to control tire wear. Tires get best results on the 2nd and 3rd laps. By the fifth lap, you should be getting into trouble. Don't push your luck any further. So the question is, do you pit on the 3rd or 4th lap?

 

You should be able to get around 1'50 laps, at best, but remember - there are sand traps, and be careful when exiting hairpins.

 

Racing will start on time, so be early.

I'll try to open around 7:30.

 

New races every 20 minutes.

 

The link to the event thread is in my sig.

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Aug 27, 2012
So we have to find the room or u post the number of the room? And what happen if my car ends the race race in a ball of fire...do i have to run or i have to stay inside the car...and what if i want to race again!? Do i have to wait or i have to leave the room so other racers can have a chance to play?....nice event btw. Rev it up!!!
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Re: Monday nights: race with some MVPs and HCVs

Aug 27, 2012

The room number will be posted when I have one.

 

Based on last week's numbers, you should be able to hang around as long as you want. It may get a bit busier after school starts. We'll see.

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Aug 27, 2012

What time zone are those times in? It may conflict with another series I'm already in.


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Aug 27, 2012
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Re: Monday nights: race with some MVPs and HCVs

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Sep 2, 2012

Labour Day Monday Race

 

 Come and race with some MVPs and HCVs every Monday evening!

 

Now that everyone is back for school, we will be using the karts on Kart Space I, so make sure you have either/both of the 100 or 125 karts and the track DLC. 

 

Check out the details in the link above and, please, be early.

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Sep 3, 2012

Sounds cool.  I haven't played much online GT5.  I mostly play GT mode.  I have a G25 wheel that's collecting dust in my closet because I don't have a small table to mount it on lol.  So I play on pad :robotsad:.  Every time I play online its full of little kids trying to "drag race" with their little hondas :robotindifferent:.  I'll try to remind myself about these weeklies :smileyhappy:.

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