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    Love this thread! I’ll go for a few championships I’ve followed and also one more obscure one I saw the other day, then I’ll try to find a few more of the dates from other series I like over the next few days:

    3rd July – Formula E 2015/16 – Sebastien Buemi – London Battersea Park – Race 10 of 10
    10th July – British Rally Championship 2 – Matt Edwards – Nicky Grist Stages – Race 5 of 7
    20th August – British Rally Championship – Elfyn Evans – Ulster Rally – Race 6 of 7
    20th August – Junior British Rally Championship – Robert Duggan – Ulster Rally – Race 6 of 7
    27th August – Formula STCC Nordic – Linus Lundqvist – Alastaro – Race 12 of 14
    4th September – World Touring Car Championship – Jose Maria Lopez – Twin Ring Motegi – Race 18 of 24
    11th September – Indy Lights – Ed Jones – Laguna Seca – Race 18 of 18
    18th September – IndyCar – Simon Pagenaud – Sonoma – Race 16 of 16
    25th September – Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup – Lando Norris – Spa-Francorchamps – Race 13 of 15

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    @fastiesty, @davidnotcoulthard, @ajcross, @robocat, @alexf11995, @lolzerbob, @bronislav, @hawkaussie, @lockwste, @robocat, @bradley13, @diceman, @formula-1, @jamiefranklinf1, @mathers, @pezlo2013, @juan-pablo-heidfeld-1, @sirspuddington, @aiera-music, @redmist, @blockwall2, @theawesomefish, @holmqvist and anyone else who fancies it!

    Something I’ve been thinking about for a long time, and I hope now is a good time to get this started: the Virtual Endurance Championship is going to return for 2017!

    http://virtualendurance.weebly.com/news/vfia-and-acv-sanction-virtual-endurance-championship-for-2017

    You can enter as your own team or you can do something completely different. Don’t worry about drivers for now, and don’t hesitate to get in touch with me about any questions, requests, suggestions, and above all, to enter!

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    Very pleased with that result, after a tough race we’ve come out on top and it’s no less than we deserved. Olen’s consistency is being rewarded with him moving up to second in the championship, and Adrien extends his lead. Big thanks to Franklin for keeping Meteor and FUN down of course!

    Finally, awesome job @bradley13!

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    Great lap from Adrien to grab pole, and Olen has done a good job there too. Franklin have done me a favour by getting between us and the Meteors, so hopefully their race pace is strong – but not too strong!

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    Definitely a better start to the weekend than we’ve had for the past few races. If we can carry a similar advantage through to quali and the race, I’m hopeful that we can more than make up for what has been a difficult part of the season.

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    @robocat, @bradley13, @diceman, @formula-1, @jamiefranklinf1, @mathers, @pezlo2013, @juan-pablo-heidfeld-1, @sirspuddington, @aiera-music, @redmist, @blockwall2, @theawesomefish, @holmqvist

    Mathershaw: Franklin are a power house

    After what could be one of the most unexpected interviews in FV history from Jamie Franklin, the DS Mathershaw part-owner and technical director has returned the praise.

    ‘We all know that there are probably 3 or 4 teams that come to mind first when you think Formula Virtual, and without a doubt Franklin are one of them, alongside names such as Downton, ourselves and Westwood. Having seen our fiercest rivals dominate the sport for 3 years, I will be the first to admit we haven’t always seen eye to eye, but I wouldn’t have it any other way – it’s a healthy rivalry and one that drives us to greater things. I think their status in the sport is best summed up by the fact that, what many feel is a mediocre season for them would be considered outstanding most of the grid. The other teams such as Meteor and FUN have done a very good job to make their way forward, but, like Jamie, I remain unconvinced of their potential to be consistent challengers at the front for seasons to come.’

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    @jamiefranklinf1 I totally agree, and the precedent has been set since Australia, so I really hope the right decision is made.

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    @jamiefranklinf1 – If Olen is punished for that, then you’ve got to look at Ruiz being punished for spinning Milkovich – that affected both Wagner and Mattson amongst others. Of course, you’re not going to bring that up because it’s your own driver, but the incident really isn’t that different.

    I can understand why you’re keen for drivers to be penalised for similar incidents because Ruiz had one in Melbourne, but I feel the precedent has been set since then – I’ve seen drivers do very similar things to what Beckenbauer did in China 2013, and they weren’t given a ban. Sadly, it seems that when it’s the first occurrence, everything afterwards is usually given fairer and more appropriate treatment.

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    @alexf11995

    No worries mate, I got the wrong end of the stick with your post – I was in full team principal mode haha

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    @robocat @jamiefranklinf1 @alexf11995

    There have been a number of incidents all season where drivers have done things which were forceful to say the least. To say it was dangerous would be an over-reaction, and from very early on in the season the precedent has been set that such incidents are accepted as part of the simulation, and that these would only be punished if it directly removed another driver from the race – much like Ruiz on Simon in Australia. To penalise Olen for this would be very inconsistent.

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    Wonderful drive from Olen, and Adrien Simon made that entry fee very good value indeed – I’d rather see him pushing like that and losing a bit of time when the other driver defends aggressively instead of just sitting behind – it gained us a 1-2 today. Plus, when we are ahead, we need to make things entertaining for everyone, don’t we!

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    I think we’ve just seen the potential the aero dependent cars have on a track such as Jerez. We’ve got a bit of a tough task this weekend.

    #324683
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    I thought Harrison did really well today to be fair!

    #324673
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    Before I say anything else, I want to first congratulate @diceman for a wonderful podium, you really deserve it!

    Today was nearly the perfect race for Adrien, after a difficult start where I was convinced he’d been taken out by Halvosen, who was awful today, he was imperious, and we got the perfect result – a French driver winning for a French constructor in France.

    I’m at a loss about what happened with Olen (and Marcus for Downton). I guess it was a glitch in the game, but I hope the bad luck balances itself out during the course of the season…

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