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Old 11-26-2018, 10:56 PM
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Default Group 5 Proxy - Expression of Interest 2020 edition & List of Eligible Cars

They say don't fix something that ain't broke......but maybe a bit of tuning from time to time will keep things fresh.

Can you perhaps post your thoughts on this idea below.

Change the cars (bodies) from Group 5 cars to Modern (after 2010) GT3 cars for next year....start 2020 with something slightly different?

The rules will remain the same, (rubber, any chassis, plastic body etc) and the cars will have to be on an approved list, but this will include cars like: (just a few off the top of my head)

NSR - Aston Martin, Audi R8, Corvette, BMW Z4, Porsche GT3
ScaleAuto - R8, Corvette, Dodge Viper, Z4, Mercedes GT3
Scalextric - Bentley, McLaren, Mercedes, Maserati, Porsche, Aston Martin
Sideways - Lamborghini

Be honest, won't hurt my feelings, but what are your thoughts?
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Old 11-26-2018, 11:27 PM
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I’m not a fan sorry....I’m a group 5 Man !!!
For 1 I can’t tune NSR’s & Don’t like scaleauto.....
If it’s not GROUP 5 I’m a no show .....

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Old 11-27-2018, 01:11 PM
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GT 3 is okay with me.








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Old 11-27-2018, 06:11 PM
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Would be interesting if we continued being the worlds fastest proxy as GT3. These Group 5 cars have a wide footprint.

Rob
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Old 11-27-2018, 07:00 PM
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Does this mean I'd have to buy another Tshirt?
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Old 11-27-2018, 07:16 PM
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Yes so I hope you join Team Pacific next year! We miss you!

Rob
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Old 11-27-2018, 09:40 PM
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Does this mean I'd have to buy another Tshirt?
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Yes so I hope you join Team Pacific next year! We miss you!

Rob
Agreed, would love to see another car from down-under and read all your good humour & banter on the forum!
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Old 11-27-2018, 09:41 PM
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Please keep your comments coming, if it appears that there is an interest, not going to please everyone , I will send a survey to get a final vote on the idea
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Old 11-28-2018, 03:56 PM
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Yes I would go for it
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Old 11-28-2018, 04:29 PM
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Agreed, would love to see another car from down-under and read all your good humour & banter on the forum!
I'm in next year no matter what type of car it will be.


I did a post mortem on the car I sent last year. It drove badly in every race of the proxy and even from your 1st drive I knew something was wrong. It could do high 9's on my track before I sent it, when it came back it struggled to do 11's. I was so p*ssed off with it I put it on the shelf and left it there. Now that I've calmed down I tried to see what went wrong between posting it and you getting it.


Just before I sent it I glued the tyres on with superglue and it looks like the glue reacted with the rubber tyres to harden them – not what you want on a car entered in the world’s fastest proxy.


It’s back to doing 9’s and can only get better with another year of development.


Can’t wait till next year!


Cheers


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Old 11-28-2018, 05:27 PM
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Gr5 Proxy is my goto thread every day, if it was a GT3 Proxy it wouldn't be as interesting...was my initial thought, then I did some checking what cars are we talking about. Here's a list of homologated GT3 cars:

GT3-001 Maserati Coupe Grand Sportif Light
GT3-002 Dodge Viper Competition Coupe
GT3-003 Aston Martin DBRS9
GT3-004 Lamborghini Gallardo LP520 GT3
GT3-005 Corvette Z06.R GT3
GT3-006 Ascari KZ1 GT3
GT3-007 Porsche 997 GT3
GT3-008 Venturi GT3 Heritage
GT3-009 Ferrari F430 GT3
GT3-010 Ford Racing Mustang FR500C GT
GT3-011 Ford GT GT3 - replaced by GT3-016
GT3-012 Jaguar XKR GT3
GT3-013 Morgan Aero 8 GT3
GT3-014 Lotus Exige GT3
GT3-015 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup S
GT3-016 Ford GT GT3 Engine design was changed from GT3-011
GT3-017 Audi R8 LMS Includes R8 LMS ultra
GT3-018 BMW Alpina B6 GT3
GT3-019 Ferrari 430 Scuderia GT3
GT3-020 Dodge Viper Competition Coupe Series 2
GT3-021 Jaguar XKR-S GT3
GT3-022 Morgan Aero Super Sport GT3
GT3-023 BMW Z4 GT3
GT3-024 Lamborghini Gallardo LP600+ GT3 Includes Gallardo FL2 GT3 and R-EX
GT3-025 Porsche 911 GT3 R 997 generation
GT3-026 Corvette Callaway Z06.R GT3
GT3-027 Ford Mustang VDS GT3
GT3-028 Mercedes-AMG SLS AMG GT3
GT3-029 Ferrari 458 Italia GT3
GT3-030 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3
GT3-031 McLaren MP4-12C GT3
GT3-032 Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3
GT3-033 Chevrolet Camaro GT3
GT3-034 Maserati GranTurismo MC GT3
GT3-035 Bentley Continental GT3
GT3-036 Dodge Viper GT3-R
GT3-037 McLaren 650S GT3
GT3-038 Audi R8 LMS Second generation R8
GT3-039 Cadillac ATS-V.R GT3
GT3-040 Lamborghini Huracán GT3
GT3-041 Porsche 911 GT3 R 991 generation
GT3-042 Mercedes-AMG GT3
GT3-043 BMW M6 GT3
GT3-044 Ferrari 488 GT3
GT3-045 Corvette Callaway C7 GT3-R
GT3-046 Toyota Lexus RC F GT3
GT3-047 Honda Acura NSX GT3
GT3-048 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 Second generation GT-R
GT3-049 Bentley Continental GT3 Second generation Continental GT

So when I saw Lamborghini Huracan I got interested!!! Area71 do some great GT3's

There's some seriously interesting cars there, thankfully a huge choice other than yet another Porsche.
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Old 11-28-2018, 06:35 PM
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It doesn't matter which car you choose, Camber will enter a car based on a 15 year old steel chassis and still beat us.

And Radarek will show us how a car with an SCX chassis and Slot.it pod can lap faster than theoretically possible. I hate that guy.
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Old 11-28-2018, 07:07 PM
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Gr5 Proxy is my goto thread every day, if it was a GT3 Proxy it wouldn't be as interesting...was my initial thought, then I did some checking what cars are we talking about. Here's a list of homologated GT3 cars:

GT3-001 Maserati Coupe Grand Sportif Light
GT3-002 Dodge Viper Competition Coupe
GT3-003 Aston Martin DBRS9
GT3-004 Lamborghini Gallardo LP520 GT3
GT3-005 Corvette Z06.R GT3
GT3-006 Ascari KZ1 GT3
GT3-007 Porsche 997 GT3
GT3-008 Venturi GT3 Heritage
GT3-009 Ferrari F430 GT3
GT3-010 Ford Racing Mustang FR500C GT
GT3-011 Ford GT GT3 - replaced by GT3-016
GT3-012 Jaguar XKR GT3
GT3-013 Morgan Aero 8 GT3
GT3-014 Lotus Exige GT3
GT3-015 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup S
GT3-016 Ford GT GT3 Engine design was changed from GT3-011
GT3-017 Audi R8 LMS Includes R8 LMS ultra
GT3-018 BMW Alpina B6 GT3
GT3-019 Ferrari 430 Scuderia GT3
GT3-020 Dodge Viper Competition Coupe Series 2
GT3-021 Jaguar XKR-S GT3
GT3-022 Morgan Aero Super Sport GT3
GT3-023 BMW Z4 GT3
GT3-024 Lamborghini Gallardo LP600+ GT3 Includes Gallardo FL2 GT3 and R-EX
GT3-025 Porsche 911 GT3 R 997 generation
GT3-026 Corvette Callaway Z06.R GT3
GT3-027 Ford Mustang VDS GT3
GT3-028 Mercedes-AMG SLS AMG GT3
GT3-029 Ferrari 458 Italia GT3
GT3-030 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3
GT3-031 McLaren MP4-12C GT3
GT3-032 Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3
GT3-033 Chevrolet Camaro GT3
GT3-034 Maserati GranTurismo MC GT3
GT3-035 Bentley Continental GT3
GT3-036 Dodge Viper GT3-R
GT3-037 McLaren 650S GT3
GT3-038 Audi R8 LMS Second generation R8
GT3-039 Cadillac ATS-V.R GT3
GT3-040 Lamborghini Huracán GT3
GT3-041 Porsche 911 GT3 R 991 generation
GT3-042 Mercedes-AMG GT3
GT3-043 BMW M6 GT3
GT3-044 Ferrari 488 GT3
GT3-045 Corvette Callaway C7 GT3-R
GT3-046 Toyota Lexus RC F GT3
GT3-047 Honda Acura NSX GT3
GT3-048 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 Second generation GT-R
GT3-049 Bentley Continental GT3 Second generation Continental GT

So when I saw Lamborghini Huracan I got interested!!! Area71 do some great GT3's

There's some seriously interesting cars there, thankfully a huge choice other than yet another Porsche.
Thanks Kevan - you are hired! (these are only 2010 and newer, correct?)

When I looked at the selection, I too thought that there are some really cool cars in this category, they look as if they can be made to run really well and fast, and I would love nothing more than kick some behind with a Bentley!

The only challenge would be to keep those huge wings on the car for a season!

Chris
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Old 11-28-2018, 11:25 PM
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Oooww

Very interesting
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Old 11-28-2018, 11:33 PM
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^^^^^ And he's back ^^^^^^. You're just as hooked as the rest of us.......I LOVE it!!! I'm running one of 5 just not sure which one yet. While I'm contemplating my 320rebuild and a restoration of the G5 Mustang when it returns as we never know. Looking forward to the Gt3 Proxy and if it's a Porsche I run it may be Atlas Grey instead of silver.
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