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Round 2: Chicagoland Speedway (27 Jun)

jeromef1

Director
Staff member
GT4 Amateur Series 2021/S3
Name
Jerome Berthiaume
Joined
Jan 25, 2017
Messages
9,669
Location
Nicolet, QC, Canada
iRacing ID
177904
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Time of day: Late Afternoon
Laps: 90
Max. fuel: 100%
Start: Rolling
Fast Repair: 0

Pre-race interview
1. How was your first race last week? Did you had the season start you have expected?
2. How much hours a week do you spend on iRacing?
3. We have two road course this season. What are your thoughts on road course with these cars?
 

Hootius

Director
Staff member
NASCAR Cup Series 2021/S3
GT4 Amateur Series 2021/S3
GT3 Amateur Series 2021/S3
NASCAR Truck Series 2021/S3
NASCAR Cup Series 2021/S4
NASCAR Truck Series 2021/S4
Ferrari Challenge Fixed 2021/S4
Name
Charles Sumner
Joined
Feb 5, 2017
Messages
3,362
Location
USA, Florida, Tampa
iRacing ID
304260
1. How was your first race last week? Did you had the season start you have expected?
Race was going well until I cost myself on pit road near the end of the race. Take away that error, and I was happy the way things were turning out.

2. How much hours a week do you spend on iRacing?
Not enough. Maybe 10. I still have tons to learn. Though I am an A oval license, I have only been really doing iRacing for 4 months, so still learning how to be fast.

3. We have two road course this season. What are your thoughts on road course with these cars?
It'll be my first time on road with the trucks, but I am exciting. I have a Project Cars GT3 championship under my belt with the Ruf, so trucks can't be that much worse.... right?!?!?!?! 
 

ColtonLayne

Premium Member
NASCAR Truck Series 2021/S3
NASCAR Truck Series 2021/S4
Name
Colton Layne
Joined
Mar 22, 2017
Messages
182
Location
East Tennessee
iRacing ID
156236
1. Had a few more cautions than ideal but thats okay. I was wounded about 15-20 laps in but managed a top 10 somehow so it went okay.

2. Really only a handful of hours a week. Its kinda hard to balance Iracing when none of my IRL friends play it.

3. I love the stock cars on road courses. I may not be the best but I really get a kick out of it.
 

bonaduce

Premium Member
GT3 Amateur Series 2021/S3
F3 Amateur Series 2021/S3
Formula 3 Series 2021/S4
Name
Daniel Barnett
Joined
Mar 22, 2017
Messages
385
Location
USA
iRacing ID
213845
[font=Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]1. How was your first race last week? Did you had the season start you have expected?[/font]
[font=Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]   Mid pack runner, finished mid pack that ok with me[/font]
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2. How much hours a week do you spend on iRacing?[/font]

[font=Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]      I am able to get 4 races a week in, 2 on monday, wednesday league, and thursday league.  Real life just takes to much time at the moment to alot any more time.[/font]
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3. We have two road course this season. What are your thoughts on road course with these cars?[/font]

[font=Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]      Don't think it will be an issue[/font]
 

XSYSE

Premium Member
NASCAR Cup Series 2021/S3
NASCAR Cup Series 2021/S4
Ferrari Challenge Fixed 2021/S4
Name
Robert Besaw Jr
Joined
Feb 6, 2017
Messages
297
Location
USA, New York, Lyon Mountain
iRacing ID
323173
1.  Surprised to get a top 5 start, and held the pace until trying to avoid a spin, which ultimately did the truck in.

2.  It varies between 3 to 10 hours a week depending on my schedule.

3. Haven't turned a road lap I. these trucks.  I'm hoping to get a good feel and do well.
 

ahunter27t

Premium Member
NASCAR Truck Series 2021/S3
NASCAR Truck Series 2021/S4
Name
Austin Hunter
Joined
Mar 7, 2018
Messages
239
Location
Fulshear,Texas
iRacing ID
112148
Pre-race interview
1. How was your first race last week? Did you had the season start you have expected?
Could not have been more of a roller coaster. Qualified poor, made my way to the top 5. Then got taken out by John with just a few laps to go. Spun myself on the white flag trying to pass someone. finished DFL of those who didnt disconnect.

2. How much hours a week do you spend on iRacing?
roughly around 10. An hour or 2 each night.

3. We have two road course this season. What are your thoughts on road course with these cars?
Should be interesting. they are both fun layouts. I am more worried about Eldora though.
 

fotors3

Premium Member
NASCAR Cup Series 2021/S3
NASCAR Cup Series 2021/S4
Name
Brandon
Joined
Oct 24, 2017
Messages
576
Location
Port St. Lucie, FL
iRacing ID
20620
1. How was your first race last week? Did you had the season start you have expected?

I thought it was pretty decent. It was my home track and nabbed a 5th place finish. 
2. How much hours a week do you spend on iRacing?

Honestly too many. Probably between 20-30 hours a week if I were to guess. I don't really add them up. 
3. We have two road courses this season. What are your thoughts on road course with these cars?
I love road courses with these trucks. Watkins Glen is a great track. I got 2nd in one of my 2 truck starts last season. I've never done a race at Canadian Tire but I've tested there and it's really fun. I'm excited.
 

Rob H

Premium Member
NASCAR Truck Series 2021/S4
Name
Rob Haynes
Joined
Jun 3, 2018
Messages
22
Location
Canada, Ontario, Barrie
iRacing ID
53742
[font=Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]Pre-race interview[/font]
[font=Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]1. How was your first race last week? Did you had the season start you have expected?[/font]

Tight racing last week. Couple of dents too many. Made a pit road mistake that cost me early on. Overall happy with a top 10 first time out with PRL.

[font=Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]2. How much hours a week do you spend on iRacing?[/font]

Probably  less than 12hrs/wk currently. Been up and down over the years with work and life commitments. Working through some PC upgrades right now on the way to VR hopefully soon :)

3. We have two road course this season. What are your thoughts on road course with these cars?

Love. Road. Courses. Can’t wait.

Looking forward to learning everyone’s racing style, giving lots of respect while trying to earn the same back. Care and control lol
 

chatley59

Premium Member
Name
Brenden Chatley2
Joined
Nov 10, 2017
Messages
317
Location
USA, PA, Doylestown
iRacing ID
160055
1. How was your first race last week? Did you had the season start you have expected?

It was different for me. I did something I didn't do at all last season which was overdrive the truck into the corner which messed up my race.

2. How much hours a week do you spend on iRacing?

I would say somewhere around 8-10. This league and then I've been doing a lot of the 360 dirt sprint cars.

3. We have two road courses this season. What are your thoughts on road course with these cars?

I'm looking forward to them. I've been doing some practice to better the races during the races.
 

Hootius

Director
Staff member
NASCAR Cup Series 2021/S3
GT4 Amateur Series 2021/S3
GT3 Amateur Series 2021/S3
NASCAR Truck Series 2021/S3
NASCAR Cup Series 2021/S4
NASCAR Truck Series 2021/S4
Ferrari Challenge Fixed 2021/S4
Name
Charles Sumner
Joined
Feb 5, 2017
Messages
3,362
Location
USA, Florida, Tampa
iRacing ID
304260
Q: 6th
Fastest lap I hit all week. Pretty happy with that.

R: 6th
I was a 6th place truck tonight, my finish was fair. Learned some good lessons on pit strategy that can possibly help me out in the future, so overall I consider the night a success. Gotta pick myself up a little bit more so Jobes and I can keep it tight in the Team Championship.
 

fotors3

Premium Member
NASCAR Cup Series 2021/S3
NASCAR Cup Series 2021/S4
Name
Brandon
Joined
Oct 24, 2017
Messages
576
Location
Port St. Lucie, FL
iRacing ID
20620
Great race tonight guys. Really was. Only 1 yellow. Lot of good racing. Congrats Rob on the win!

Only need to address one issue and that's lapped cars. If you're about to be lapped or are already laps down, just give the leaders a little more room. Other than that, see you guys at Daytona!
 
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