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World GT Club Racing - To spec or not to spec is the question????

World GT Club Racing - To spec or not to spec is the question????

Old 05-04-2010, 08:50 AM
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Those were the days for sure...I just think itd be cool to have a 2.4 hour race for WGT cars itd be cool to see Corvettes and Porsches and Lotuses and Ferraris and what not racing together just like in the big endurance classics or in the FIA GT1 championship
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Old 05-04-2010, 10:27 AM
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Originally Posted by slsspark View Post
Back in the day they made special enduro cars that had battery trays that pulled out of the bottom and you could do a battery change in 15-20 seconds. It was back when 1200 & 1500scr's were king.
Check out the past two years Snowbirds for the 600 lap enduro for oval cars. This years winning car had a quick change for 1 cell lipos. We were able to swap out a battery and not loose a lap, which was just a tick over 4 seconds. Also did a battery and 4 tire change in under 1min, with out quick change hubs. May have that for next year.
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Old 05-05-2010, 11:49 AM
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That has been bandied about in a couple different threads, its just a matter of who wants to work on the necessary software algorithms required to make it workable on that large of a scale
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Old 05-06-2010, 11:19 AM
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You guys think this might be the ticket for a possible WGT series? I know that VTA and RCGT are lookin at going to this:

http://www.rctech.net/forum/electric...-club-esc.html
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Old 05-24-2010, 06:35 PM
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Thought Id give this a bump because of the establishment of Sportsman ESC rules and with the Cirtix Motor set becoming popular, you think that could help WGT as well? Ive had my Pantoura sitting on the shelf for the longest time because of the changes in rules and technology and if there was a spec class that could be just the ticket for me to get it out and get it on track
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Old 06-09-2010, 10:41 PM
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Thought Id give a bump to this as the IIC is going with a limited ESC for the WGT class (and 13.5 once again)

As I am getting my car up and running I was thinking to myself whether itd be a good idea to have a GT1, GT2 and GT3 like they do in the FIA


GT3: 21.5/2S LiPo
GT2: 17.5/2S LiPo
GT1: 13.5/1S LiPo

GT1 would be the WGT class as its constituted now (with the approved bodies and open ESC), GT2 would be a slower class with limited ESC and GT3(and have bodies like the Lamborghini, Porsche 911 GT3, Ford GT, and Nissan GTR type bodies) would be a good entry class also with limited ESC
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Originally Posted by trackdesigner71 View Post
Thought Id give a bump to this as the IIC is going with a limited ESC for the WGT class (and 13.5 once again)

As I am getting my car up and running I was thinking to myself whether itd be a good idea to have a GT1, GT2 and GT3 like they do in the FIA


GT3: 21.5/2S LiPo
GT2: 17.5/2S LiPo
GT1: 13.5/1S LiPo

GT1 would be the WGT class as its constituted now (with the approved bodies and open ESC), GT2 would be a slower class with limited ESC and GT3(and have bodies like the Lamborghini, Porsche 911 GT3, Ford GT, and Nissan GTR type bodies) would be a good entry class also with limited ESC
I haven't tried running with the limited spec SC but most likely 17.5t with 2s will be faster than 13.5t with 1s. Maybe GT1 should be 1s unlimited motor.
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Old 09-17-2010, 12:33 AM
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It depend on speedo.

With 13.5T/X11 and new gm V2 speedo on 1S I was fast like
rocket

Opponent use 13.5T/2S lipo with lrp sxx whatever speedo

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Old 12-19-2010, 11:51 AM
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giving this a bump
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Old 12-19-2010, 04:27 PM
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I think a LOT of the problems we seem to be having around the world with on-road racing numebrs, is all of the racing types, and classes.
Perhaps having something more like Stock and Mod would be better? Stock = 17.5, Mod = bolt on what you can handle, and the the corners sort the men from the boys.
I know where we are, there are soooooo many classes out there now, that we only get 4 or 5 in each race, as there are 7 different on-road classes running in a day.
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I think at most there ought to be 6 classes:

Touring Stock
Touring Mod
WGT (13.5)
12th Stock
12th Mod (if you can only accomodate one of the two Id prefer stock but that would be up to the track)
Novice (run what you brung)

No need to have a touring class for everybody.
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Originally Posted by JR007 View Post
I think a LOT of the problems we seem to be having around the world with on-road racing numebrs, is all of the racing types, and classes.
Perhaps having something more like Stock and Mod would be better? Stock = 17.5, Mod = bolt on what you can handle, and the the corners sort the men from the boys.
I know where we are, there are soooooo many classes out there now, that we only get 4 or 5 in each race, as there are 7 different on-road classes running in a day.
I'm agree, a lot classes for a only few cars (in our country). Stock and Mod would be better.

In our local track all free... (200mm and 235mm, free motor, etc...)


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Old 12-24-2010, 05:23 PM
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well I said this in another discussion but 235mm isnt as prevalent as it was in the 90s and early part of the 21st century and it seems that 200mm GT is where growth for the 10th pan class is best found. I also think that the advent of timing advance in ESCs is something that will affect the potential future growth of 10th pan as a whole not just 200mm GT.
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Old 12-24-2010, 06:08 PM
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The only thing that is a dealbreaker for me is the bodies. I just can't get behind the whole world GT thing because the bodies not only don't look good they don't work wel.

I would much rather see GTP style cars that actually look like something real. Not a big version of the 12th doorstops that we're forced to run now.
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