Round 1 Starts With a Bang!

TFR McLaren MP4-12C GT3 on track at Sebring

 

A disastrous first round at Sebring has left us languishing down at the bottom of standings for the 2013 Sim Racing Teams Championship (Blue Cup).  For Round 1, Torque Freak Racing would be represented by Philip Widdowson and John Moloney, who, due to some scheduling conflicts (he took a nap) would miss the first race. For Phil however, qualifying would be a reasonably understated affair, relying on his banker lap to give him a reasonable grid position in 22nd.

Electing for a start from pit lane to avoid any chaos resulting from terrible FPS while waiting for the grid, Phil’s race would end less than 5 minutes later. While beginning to work through the pack, Phil would challenge the Vortex Racing car of Georg Naujoks for position. Grabbing a run for the inside to T1 on Lap 3, an over-cautious overtake resulted in Phil making a huge error in judgement and hit the inside wall hard, bouncing out into the path of Georg, removing both cars from the race on the spot.

TFR would like to extend its congratulations to the guys at ineX Racing and Danielsson Motorsports Virtual for topping out the podiums and apologies again to Georg at Vortex Racing.