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#16 PHI52

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Posted Apr 14 2012 - 09:02 AM

Good job again GIANFRANCO.  :hat-tip:
Many thanks :clap2:  
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Posted Apr 16 2012 - 04:25 AM

I can only repeat myself: Thank you very much!

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Do you sleep at all?

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Posted Apr 17 2012 - 12:10 AM

View PostM Needforspeed, on Apr 13 2012 - 12:51 PM, said:

suddenly I am dreaming .The Honda empty slot cld perhaps in a later update be used for importing a BRM P 261 for Stewart, with an edited BRM.wav for the sound ??


Hi Michel,

again I have a question that only you may know the answer. I did the BRM P261 for Stewart at Le Mans for the murasama slot and I have to choose for the tyres.From what I know  BRM in 1967 were in general using the Goodyear. However, the P261 was modelled with Firestone at Montecarlo and I can imagine you blessed that. What shall I do for the French GP? Keep Goodyear for the P83 and Firestone for the P261, or Goodyear for all?

When you find the time to look at it, I will appreciate your answer so I can post this option.

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Posted Apr 17 2012 - 06:08 AM

Many thanks again Gioanfranco for another great race, if only I could keep on the track !.

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Posted Apr 17 2012 - 09:44 AM

Hi Gianfranco,
BRM never used Firestone Tyres, It runs with Dunlop in 65 and 66, with Goodyear in 67 and 68 and in 69 It comes back to Dunlop.

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Posted Apr 17 2012 - 09:58 AM

Hi Irridux,

sorry you are wrong!Have a look at davef's posted video about the 67 French Grand Prix, at 1:31min you can see that Stewart drove Firestone tires! :report:


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Posted Apr 17 2012 - 10:14 AM

You are right Silence! :thumbup:
Probably, He has borrowed the Tyres from Reg Parnell brother Team for this race... :lol:
Or, maybe, He shares his car with Chris Irwin's P261.
Check the nose of the P261...  :report:
Anyway, the official BRM Team used the Firestone Tyres only on 67 P261.

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Edited by Irridux, Apr 17 2012 - 11:09 AM.


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Posted Apr 17 2012 - 01:42 PM

Many thanks to all for the kind help. I quote here the "Motor Sport" report of the time: " Not unnaturally most people went faster on the second day of practice and it was amusing to see that BRM had snatched the V8 Tasman car away from Tim Parnell and Irwin, to give it to Stewart; and given them an H16-cylinder car in return. It was even more amusing when Stewart failed to equal the time set up by Irwin the day before, and Irwin improved on Stewart's time with the 16-cylinder car. (What a lot of old proverbs spring to mind)   "

I add also a nice photo which shows behind Ligier the orange nose of the P261 of Stewart with the BRM badge. The mentioned movie was also very  instructive. The car is in post #1 with Firestone tyres.

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Posted Apr 17 2012 - 02:19 PM

Thank you very much! :thumbup:


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Posted Apr 17 2012 - 06:21 PM

Irridux, Silence, thks to you I get unemployed :wave:


after a quick check, we can confirm the P 261 used Firestone at Monaco and Bugatti for Stewart; But the Reg Parnell car seems to have switched from Dunlop ( monaco, Courage) to Firestone ( Irwin)

Beginning the season on Dunlop,they were undecided on what to use; even at Kyalami, they tried Good Year for practice.
The work team used alternatively Dunlop then Good Year ( U.K GP) Dunlop ( German)  and from the Canadian GP until Mexico Good Year only

Edited by M Needforspeed, Apr 18 2012 - 10:35 AM.


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Posted Apr 18 2012 - 01:17 AM

View PostM Needforspeed, on Apr 17 2012 - 06:21 PM, said:

Irridux, Silence, thks to you I get unemployed :wave:


after a quick check, we can confirm the P 261 used Firestone at Monaco and Bugatti for Stewart; But the Reg Parnell car seems to have switched from Dunlop ( monaco, Courage) to Firestone ( Irwin)

Beginning ,the season on Dunlop,they werer undecided on what to use; Even at Kyalami, they tried Good Year for practice.
The work team used alternatively Dunlop then Good Year ( U.K GP) Dunlop ( German)  and from the Canadian GP until Mexico Good Year only

Thank you Michel.:thumbup:  it seems like you can not receive PM.

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Posted Apr 18 2012 - 10:42 AM

Thks Gianfranco


recepient was full, and now you can send PM again

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Posted Apr 19 2012 - 02:45 PM

Thank you Gianfranco!  :thumbup:

And also Thanks for all your priviously released carsets for 1967!

Edited by Pavel, Apr 19 2012 - 02:49 PM.


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Posted May 03 2012 - 09:56 AM

I don't know why, but the GPLEA BRM P83 have a second windscreen, only visible in cockpit view, which wasn't there in reality, at least not at the french GP.

fajanko made a file to delete the second windscreen.


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Posted May 03 2012 - 10:37 AM

Thank You Silence!

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