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Welcome everyone to Season 5 of the Official PlayStation Community Racing Championship.
Season 4 was a lot of fun with the Gr.3 cars. But for Season 5, we are going old school. Bringing back an old favorite from the Gran Turismo 6 days. And introducing Sprint races. As we also reduce the main Feature race. So that's 2 races each week. Twice as many points on offer.
As with all OPC events. The championship is open to all drivers of any skill level. Simple copy & paste the driver list below. And add your name to sign-up for the championship. Pop me a Friend Request on PSN if your not already on my Friends List. And you are good to go.
Lobby (Lobby opens at 20:00 UK Time. Feature Race starts 20:20 UK Time. 10mins practice for Sprint race following Feature race)
Race Schedule (F=Feature Race / S=Sprint Race)
F - Autodrome Lago Maggiore GP [05:00] 9 Laps
S - Autodrome Lago Maggiore West [06:10] 6 Laps
F - Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit [09:30] 13 Laps
S - Brands Hatch Indy Circuit [10:00] 10 Laps
F - Kyoto Driving Park Yamagiwa [10:00] 11 Laps
S - Kyoto Driving Park Miyabi [11:30] 13 Laps
F - Suzuka Circuit [16:30] 9 Laps
S - Suzuka Circuit East Course [18:15] 10 Laps
F - Circuit de Sainte-Croix A II [13:20] 5 Laps
S - Circuit de Sainte-Croix B [15:10] 4 Laps
F - Autodromo de Interlagos [08:30] 11 Laps
S - Autodromo de Interlagos [09:15] 5 Laps
F - Dragon Trail Seaside [16:30] 11 Laps
S - Dragon Trail Gardens [17:00] 5 Laps
F - Nurburgring GP [12:00] 9 Laps
S - Nurburgring 24h [15:00] 1 Lap
Rules & Regulations
Start Type - [Feature Race] Grid Start with False Start Check / [Sprint Race] Rolling Start
Grid Order - [Feature Race] Fastest First / [Sprint Race] Set by Host (reverse grid from feature race)
Boost - Off
Slipstream Strength - Real
Visible Damage - On
Mechanical Damage - Light
Tyre Wear - [Feature Race] 7x / [Sprint Race] 1x
Fuel Depletion - [Feature Race] 5x / [Sprint Race] 1x
Initial Fuel - Default
Grid Red. on Wet Track/Track Edges - Real
Race Finish Delay - 180
Filter by Category - Gr.4
Balance of Performance - On
Maximum Tyre Rating - No Limit
Car Number Type - No Limit
Tuning - Prohibited
Kart Usage - Off
Ghosting During Race - None
Shortcut Penalty - Strong
Wall Collision Penalty - Time Penalty (Weak)
Side Contact Penalty - On
Correct Vehicle Course After Wall Collision - Off
Replace Cars When They Leave the Track - Off
Flag Rules - On
Ghost Lapped Cars - Off
Limit Driving Options
Countersteering Assistance - Prohibited
Active Stability Management (ASM) - No Limit
Driving Line Assist - No Limit
Traction Control - No Limit
ABS - No Limit
Auto-Drive - Prohibited
As with all racing. Please be respectful and fair to your fellow drivers. Both on and off the track. Any incidents on track should be settled on track with common courtesy. Most importantly, please have fun.
Don't forget, if missed out on one of the 16 places on the grid. You can still sign up as a reserve driver. And also join us for our weekly Community Night every Wednesday at 20:00 UK Time.
Will have to see if I can get some sleep in then see if I can join 🤦🏻♂️
and also make sure your PLAYSTATION 4 is updated to 6.0
As a Donny Rovers fan, bottle jobs are ingrained within me. As I proved tonight.
I was lining you up to sleep stream heading into that last lap. I could easily have followed you off and just that would have changed the result though.
Good race 😁👍@babaoriley3
OPC Racing Championship - Week 4 Results
1st. RenegadeXtreme - 25 points
2nd. PhoeniX-J-five - 22 points
3rd. Evilcat69 - 20 points
4th. I---V6---I - 18 points
5th. NAC72 - 16 points
6th. babaoriley03 - 14 points
7th. windywinder - 12 points
8th. PSDazmaniac - 10 points
9th. skells22 - 8 points
10th. smokey019 - 7 points
1st. PhoeniX-J-five - 25 points
2nd. babaoriley03 - 22 points
3rd. RenegadeXtreme - 20 points
4th. I---V6--- - 18 points
5th. PSDazmaniac - 16 points
6th. Evilcat69 - 14 points
7th. skells22 - 12 points
8th. windywinder - 10 points
9th. smokey019 - 8 points
10th. NAC72 - 7 points
Season 5 Main Championship
1st. RenegadeXtreme - 176 points
2nd. PhoeniX-J-five - 147 points
3rd. Evilcat69 - 143 points
4th. I---V6---I - 132 points
5th. PSDazmaniac - 124 points
6th. NAC72 - 113 points
7th. windywinder - 105 points
8th. Tassie_tiger - 74 points
==. skells22 - 74 points
10th. babaoriley3 - 64 points
11th. smokey019 - 61 points
12th. WESTIE_UK - 14 points
13th. itsnotmyname - 6 points
1st. RenegadeXtreme - 95 points
2nd. PhoeniX-J-five - 80 points
3rd. I---V6---I - 76 points
4th. Evilcat69 - 75 points
5th. NAC72 - 60 points
6th. PSDazmaniac - 50 points
7th. windywinder - 44 points
8th. Tassie_tiger - 39 points
9th. babaoriley3 - 34 points
10th. skells22 - 31 points
11th. smokey019 - 30 points
12th. itsnotmyname - 6 points
1st. RenegadeXtreme - 81 points
2nd. PSDazmaniac - 74 points
3rd. Evilcat69 - 68 points
4th. PhoeniX-J-five - 67 points
5th. windywinder - 61 points
6th. I---V6---I - 56 points
7th. NAC72 - 53 points
8th. skells22 - 43 points
9th. Tassie_tiger - 35 points
10th. smokey019 - 31 points
11th. babaoriley3 - 30 points
12th. WESTIE_UK - 14 points
@NAC72 why did you park at last turn which caused a yellow flag and stopping all of us to overtake?
Race report and replay time!
I did a lil 5 lap race in Arcade mode just to get a rough idea on things for the race later. So that, and some laps after last weeks racing, was my testing for the week.
Made a few mistakes on my opening timed lap. Around the first corner, degner and spoon. Damn you spoon! Thought I had done a really slow lap with a 2:09. 6 seconds off my time earlier in the arcade race. Then I realised I must have had BoP turned off in the arcade race. Made a mistake again at degner and spoon on second timed lap. But with less fuel I knocked off a lil bit of time. Third attempt at a timed lap was much smoother. Although only a few tenths quicker. But good for pole.
Got a good enough start to lead into the first corner. Was a safe opening lap. After touching the grass through the S's on second lap. I managed to pull a gap of a few seconds over the next laps. And just controlled the gap from there. Pitting after lap 5 and bringing the car home for the win.
A bit more eventful starting last. And no help from Bob this week. Kept things clean through first corner and S's. A recovering car caught up pretty quickly as we were all bunched up and cut through the inside over the grass on the inside. Pushing one car into a spin. Another car went wide. And another somehow ended up hitting the pit entrance wall. So a few places made up. Going 3 wide into first corner and ran it round the outside to make a pass on 2 cars. Love that corner! But I went wide on last corner at end of lap. So lost quite a few positions. Caught up fairly quickly. And with the help of some good overtakes, and mistakes (and penalties) from other drivers. I managed to get up to 3rd on last lap.
Now on to a few other things...............
A number of drivers in this championship and previous. Are being a lil too aggressive with their overtaking. And lacking patience. I'm not one for handing out penalties, as the game, and the drivers should be able to deal with that in a fair and respectful manor. So please just keep that in mind. Also, can we also be careful when slowing down for penalties. I know cars ghost when losing penalties. But it can still unsettle a car behind if it's done at unexpected areas of the track. Sometimes resulting accidents.
Thanks for the races last night. Hopefully see you all next week.
Round 4 feature race edit is up!
(I think Baba said he would try commentary.... Might hold him to that next time as it's the one thing that's really missing 😜)
Had a bit of extra time off this week, so I've tried to figure a shorter layout for the Sprint races too. See what you think.
(too much going on all at once to follow overtakes etc, so just my perspective. Could follow a different driver or winner each week)
In the interests of clean racing see you at Interlagos.
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