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Old 01-24-2014, 11:00 PM
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"Because they could smell it!"~Gabriel Iglesias


 
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Mmmmmmmmm.
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Noggin: are you on a sugar high again?!?
 
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Tan, for a Canadian, I think he's ALWAYS high... I mean on a sugar high. LOL
 
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No, I'm diabetic, had some real chocolate a bit, thought someone was interested in my DJ equipment, but turning out to be a scam. They want me to send equipment via movers and pay using pay pal, deposit first. I asked where they live and if i could deliver it----got no response.
Blocked their e-mails now.
 
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Old 01-25-2014, 03:58 PM
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Where are the guys who shake hands on a deal and then fork over the agreed upon cash?
All the best, Noggin!


Why the heck do I have a TV and I can't get coverage on the 24 hrs of Daytona? Updates on racer.com just don't cut it!

But Jalopnik - Drive Free or Die makes for an entertaining read.
 
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Originally Posted by tanprotege View Post
Where are the guys who shake hands on a deal and then fork over the agreed upon cash?
All the best, Noggin!


Why the heck do I have a TV and I can't get coverage on the 24 hrs of Daytona? Updates on racer.com just don't cut it!

But Jalopnik - Drive Free or Die makes for an entertaining read.
I'm watching it on SPEED, watched it on and off yesterday, big 2 car crash---one guy was barely moving and got smashed from behind by a car doing 100 mph. Sun was a factor. (just saw replay and he pulled out to outside to pass a car directly in front of him and when he pulled out he hammered the slow car). Red flag for over an hour yesterday @ 5:00pm. Weather is great. It's also on Fox Sports 1. It will be over today @ 2:00 pm, you might get last hour coverage on regular tv. I saw Mazda Skyactive fail a few times, early.

Also watched UFC MMA last night.





 

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The DeltaWing, which showed promise throughout the week, retired in the 17th hour with gearbox failure following fuel pump issues and contact with the wall during the night. Both debuting Mazda SKYACTIV-D powered diesel prototypes failed to finish after overheating and intercooler issues.

A heavy accident in the third hour involving the No. 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Corvette DP of Memo Gidley and Matteo Malucelli’s No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari 458 Italia GT resulted in a red flag for more than an hour.

The wrecked car of Memo Gidley is taken away from the accident. (Photo: John Dagys)

Both drivers were transported to Halifax Medical Center, with Gidley undergoing surgery to his left leg and arm, while also having an unstable fracture to his back that will need to be operated on. Malucelli is believed to have escaped serious injuries, although no confirmation has been made.

Porsche North America and Flying Lizard Motorsports captured the GT Le Mans and GT Daytona class victories after a dramatic ending.

Porsche’s win with the 911 RSR follows up a 1-2 finish in last year’s GTE Pro class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Nick Tandy, Richard Lietz and Patrick Pilet took the win in the No. 911 car. The No. 911 was one of two GTLM cars in the top 10 overall, as it finished sixth in the 67-car field. This marks the 40th 911 victory at Daytona.

Meanwhile Flying Lizard, which had never tasted much success at Daytona in its history, was unofficially awarded the GTD class victory in the No. 45 Audi R8 LMS driven by Spencer Pumpelly, Markus Winkelhock, Tim Pappas and Nelson Canache.

On the final lap, Level 5 Motorsports’ No. 555 Ferrari 458 Italia GT3, driven by Alessandro Pier Guidi, was assessed a stop-and-hold plus 75 second penalty for what was deemed avoidable contact with Winkelhock.

The two were engaged in a thrilling battle in the final 10 minutes, which only occurred after a full course caution was thrown when Alex Job’s No. 22 Porsche 911 GT America ran off course at the first hairpin.

On the final lap, at the Kink, Winkelhock attempted to pass at the outside of the left-handed corner and went off course. Pier Guidi moved through the corner but was assessed the penalty there afterwards.

The penalty drops the No. 555, driven by Pier Guidi, Scott Tucker, Jeff Segal, Townsend Bell and Bill Sweedler, unofficially off of the podium.

Flying Lizard only entered the fray in the second half of the race, when Winkelhock and Pumpelly helped overcome a several-lap deficit.

Pumpelly took the lead from Bell into the 22nd hour, but lost the spot after an emergency pit stop for fuel an hour later. Pumpelly handed off to Winkelhock for the final hour, but Pier Guidi brought the No. 555 home to the finish despite a late-race caution that bunched the field.

Snow Racing’s No. 58 Porsche 911 GT America of Jan Heylen, Madison Snow and Marco Seefried finished behind the pair on the road and should be promoted to second, in the GTD class’ only three-driver lineup.

Other cars that impressed included the No. 72 SMP/ESM Racing Ferrari 458 Italia GT3, which finished fourth on the road, the second Flying Lizard Audi (No. 35) in fifth, and the second Level 5 Ferrari, the No. 556 that finished sixth.

In general, Porsche’s new 911 GT Americas struggled to keep pace given a straight line speed gap; it was a sentiment also echoed by Turner Motorsport with its new GT3-spec BMW Z4 GT3.

The lone SRT Viper GT3-R had clutch and differential issues in its first race; meanwhile front-end issues plagued a promising outing, pace-wise, from the No. 007 TRG-AMR Aston Martin Vantage.

The GTLM battle was more or less a battle of attrition, although the winning lineup in the No. 911 led often throughout the night.

Oftentimes the No. 911’s toughest competition came internally, from the sister No. 912, but the car retired at sunrise with engine issues while leading.

The SRT Viper GTS-Rs each took their turns leading early, but between broken steering units and front end damage affecting the Nos. 91 and 93 cars, they fell from winning contention.

Corvette’s No. 3 C7.R retired due to overheating in the engine, and the sister No. 4, which was second, went to the garage in the 22nd hour to change the gearbox. The car fell outside the top five after a 30-minute fix.

Risi Competizione, of course, never got the true chance to showcase the pace of its Ferrari F458 Italia after the severe accident in the third hour involving Matteo Malucelli.

That left the No. 55 BMW Team RLL BMW Z4 GTE and No. 91 Viper, which minimized its losses, to benefit for podium position after surviving rather than conquering the field with outright pace.

The No. 55 inherited third place in class when the sister No. 56 went to the garage in the 21st hour with a right rear wheel bearing issue. The Viper picked up third when the No. 4 Corvette went behind the wall.

UPDATE: IMSA has reversed its penalty on the #555 Level 5 Motorsports Ferrari 458 Italia assessed during the last lap when driver Alessandro Pier Guidi and #45 Flying Lizard Motorsports Audi R8 LMS driver Markus Winkelhock had an incident in the infield section of the course. Despite awarding the Audi the win during the cool-down lap by penalizing the Ferrari, the sanctioning body has now reversed its decision, reinstating Level 5 and Ferrari as the winners of the GTD category at the 2014 Rolex 24.

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Old 01-28-2014, 12:22 PM
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I got coverage on Sunday for a few hours. FoxSport1. I think it was correct to award 1st place to Guidi. He never touched Markus Winkelhock in that corner and this is racing, not a commute to the mall.
 

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