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#1 Spadowski

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Posted Apr 10 2019 - 05:56 PM

Rather than continue to derail the other thread I figured I'd start a thread here as suggest.

Okay, I'm 90% certain I raced here in LOPEN, which I think I left in 2005, so it's likely 2005 or older. The details I can remember:

It was a street circuit, that went past a town hall. The building was on the left, after some trees. Not just a few trees, but a lot of trees. There may have been railings in front of the building. It was light colored. It was on the left either on a right hand turn or just after the exit of a right turn. Relatively quick too, not a tight turn or anything. (Think lift off rather than slam the brakes on) I THINK the building was very... Pointy. It definitely wasn't a flat, square type building. Floors? Definitely higher than two stories. That's about all I can remember. Oh, my brain keeps telling me it's a Swiss track, but that can't be right given their ban on racing, surely?

So far I/we have ruled out: Varosliget, Watkins Glen 48, Thornham, Parco Valentino, Pau. (I'll add to this as I eliminate tracks.)

Is there anywhere I might be able to find old race schedules for LOPEN from 15 years ago? I imagine not, but that'd be one way to hopefully find it.

I'm going to keep digging through the track database to see if I can turn anything up. If I ever do, I'll for sure post.

If anyone has any other suggestions, please let me know.

Edited by Spadowski, Apr 10 2019 - 06:00 PM.


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Posted Apr 10 2019 - 06:22 PM

Hi again Spadowski! The only two Swiss tracks in the GPL Track Database are Bremgarten and Jops Siffert. There's no big building at Jops. It's a while since I drove Bremgarten so I'm not sure about that one. (Edit: I just tried a lap at Bremgarten - no notable buildings after a right turn there.)
Another one which came to mind is Aintree - the main grandstands there are on the left after a right bend, but there are only a few trees. I'm still working on it though..... ;)
Edit: Moulinsart has a long, sweeping right-hander with trees, followed by some village buildings including a light-coloured church.

Edited by Saiph, Apr 10 2019 - 07:16 PM.


#3 Spadowski

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Posted Apr 10 2019 - 06:43 PM

Not Aintree, I know that much. And I'm fairly certain it's not Bremgarten.

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Posted Apr 10 2019 - 06:56 PM

I MIGHT HAVE FOUND IT! https://www.youtube....h?v=CSN69jiWQ9c

I was off on the building look. But I think it might be right. Plus the thread says "LoPeN has raced there often in 67F2 mod Basic Trainers." And the track is from 2004 so the timeline fits. I need to drive it myself which I don't have time to do right now sadly, but I may have found it. Basically I searched street circuits on the Track DB and sorted old to new and only looked at ones prior to 2007.

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Posted Apr 10 2019 - 07:52 PM

Sergio has even remade it for assetto corsa https://www.youtube....h?v=IXoTbXN_fLM
https://www.f3classictracks.com/

I think he might have also ported some of his stuff to RF2 also?

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Posted Apr 11 2019 - 04:50 AM

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Posted Apr 11 2019 - 11:55 AM

Brno?

1965 version (released 2005)
https://www.youtube....h?v=ZxsUgmg_d18
@ 3:17

1949 version (released 2007)
https://www.youtube....h?v=hHf0nPOwsCE
@ 4:31

Edited by Lyddell, Apr 11 2019 - 12:01 PM.


#8 Spadowski

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Posted Apr 11 2019 - 02:14 PM

View Postone2fwee, on Apr 10 2019 - 07:52 PM, said:

Sergio has even remade it for assetto corsa https://www.youtube....h?v=IXoTbXN_fLM
https://www.f3classictracks.com/

I think he might have also ported some of his stuff to RF2 also?

I've just uninstalled RF2. (Lack of space.) And I don't do AC. (I have it, just never really enjoyed it.) Noted though. Thanks!

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Posted Apr 11 2019 - 08:39 PM

lopen is still active and racing 1967F2 mod cars...  Torino55 next thursday...

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Posted Apr 12 2019 - 02:43 PM

View Postljmagyar, on Apr 11 2019 - 08:39 PM, said:

lopen is still active and racing 1967F2 mod cars...  Torino55 next thursday...

I used to race with you many moons ago. :) Sadly when you race falls right when I'm usually having dinner these days. *sigh*




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