We got a busy two weeks and lots of paintjob mania, so this will be a low-funny OP. It's like, Opening Posts Pause. Get down with OPP.
Welcome to my favourite race in the world. Just, period. And you get Monaco to warm-up with. Though most of us are dying by the 300mile mark in Charlotte(maybe we should give Kurt some advice).
Schedule(it's gonna be race cars all the time basically)
Sunday(Today) - 12-6pm Eastern Standard Time, Practice
Monday - Same
Tuesday - Yes...
Wednesday - Still here
Thursay - If anyone hasn't done any laps yet, you're welcome to start
Friday - MORE MORE MORE though now we call it Fast Friday
Saturday - Qualifying*, phew
Sunday - More Qualifying.
Monday - Oh we practice now!
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Friday - One hour of practice, Indylights race (last year was karazeee) and the pitstop competition.
Race Day - Several hours of keeping an eye out for JP while we wait for the last 50 miles or so.
For all on-track sessions http://racecontrol.indycar.com/ is your friend. Live timing, video, sometimes commentary, etc.
Uhm, qualifying rules update/change/grab bag:
- On the first day of time trials (Saturday May 17), all cars entered will make an attempt to qualify. Qualifying will be scheduled from 11:00 am to 5:50 pm. The fastest 33 cars will be locked into the starting field. Actual grid positioning, however, will not yet be assigned. The top nine cars from Saturday will be eligible for the Fast Nine Shootout.
- On the second day of time trials (Sunday May 18), the cars that posted times from 10th–33rd will each make a qualifying attempt, beginning at 10:15 am. Saturday times will be erased, and the Sunday times will determine the starting lineup.
- At 2 pm on Sunday, the top nine cars from Saturday will participate in the Fast Nine Shootout to determined the pole position as well as starting positions 2–9.
So Saturday is kind of pointless, but whatever.
Who's in the race? No one, technically
Fine, who's entered WELL
I am officially opening the thread, and the event, with the weirdest paintjob I've ever seen on a race car.
It's like that *inside* too
Bring on the magical mystery tour. Thread is verde verde verde.
Edited by Ross Stonefeld, 11 May 2014 - 15:07.