UPDATE 6/5: I have done some testing with cars and here are some potential event ideas. They are listed as “Track (config)- Car(s) - Race Duration”

  • Okayama (Full) - Dallara IR-05 (old Indycar) - 1 Hour
  • Daytona 2007 (Road) - CTSV & Corvette Z06 - 1 Hour
  • USA (Dirt Oval) - Dirt Street Stock - 30 min to 1 Hour (need to work on logistics for that)
  • Daytona 2007 (Moto) - 2015 Miata- 1 Hour
  • Oxford Plains (Oval) - Truck 2013 - 1 Hour
  • Daytona 2007 (Oval) - COT (unrestricted) - 1 Hour

Feel free to critique or submit your own event ideas.

Old Post:

It has been a while since Team Oppo hosted the Oppo Miata Challenge, I would like to host another event. However, I am not sure what car(s) and where.

My only requests are that we keep the cars limited to at least one free car at a free track. Until we build up some dedicated racers, I think staying with the free content is the way to go. Below are a list of the free cars and tracks you can choose from.

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Please note a few things when selecting cars and tracks:

1. Centripetal Circuit is a testing stage and does not support actual racing, so it cannot be chosen

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2. Charlotte, Phoenix, and Daytona also have road course configurations.

3. The 2012 COT Impala is unrestricted at Daytona

4. I strongly advise against picking a dirt track and a non-dirt car. It doesn’t work that well

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A few other points

  • I have no preference whether the event is road or oval.
  • I would like to keep the race to an hour maximum. This allows us to host it on a weeknight if that is better for everyone (and in the summer months, it might be better to have it on a weeknight).
  • I also am going to keep it fixed setup so that there is no fussing with it and we can just race.
  • One thing I learned from the Oppo Miata Challenge is that holding pre-race sign ups without significant planning and commitment does not end well. It will be better to hold a public room first come first serve. This guarantees the event will go off, and that there will be a decent number of cars. Therefore, a massive balanced multi-class race is probably not doable. If you suggest multi-class I would say no more than 2 or 3 cars. Here is a list of all cars available. 

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I am interested to hear some of your ideas.