/ Event rating and other statistics
(will be updated during the week)
* PENALTIES :
R. Kardol, [FFM]ˆsermilan, GenR uNite, MTDZX-Arska - receives a WARNING for track limits violation when entering pitlane. When entering the pitlane,also the small chicane has to be respected. All 4 mentioned drivers cut over both left and right grass sections while also many other drivers cut over just one. Let's stay fair in future and respect track limits also when entering pitlane as this behaviour will be more monitored in future.
MTDZX-UM21 - receives 10 seconds penalty added to his finish time for track limits violation when entering pitlane on 2 occasions.
MTDZX-UM21 - receives 10 seconds penalty added to his finish time for pit exit line violation.
3skimas - receives 60 seconds penalty added to his finish time for not completing pitstop requirement.
LLM.Sobis - receives 60 seconds penalty added to his finish time for not completing pitstop requirement.
biroot - receives 60 seconds penalty added to his finish time for not completing pitstop requirement.
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For the 2nd race in row a car was used for the first time in RTFR XL,this time it was the FZ5. Despite being 2nd least used car according to LFSW statistics,this was the 3rd most attended event in RTFR XL history. Despite the long penalties list,none of them affected outcome of the finish results.
After recent success in normal RTFR,Litti made a debuth also in XL version and that with style - he set a lap more than a second faster than the competition in both sessions and was never challenged for win as he led every meter of the 180 kilometer race. After 16 races break the 6th most successful driver of RTFR XL made a return to the event under new name and flag. Merenui carried over his qualifying position to finish line and added 2nd place finish to his 2 race wins to make a total of 4 top5 finishes. Another finnish first time participant M.Wentjärvi finished 3rd. Only other previous winner R.Kardol finished 4th,which is his 8th top5 finish (tied 3rd most),Riddick started from back of the grid and still joined the top5 finishers list for the 2nd time.
* FUN FACT OF THE MONTH :
It was the 6th RTFR XL race in row where a street legal car was used and of course the most powerful car FZ5 had the fastest average race speed of 138.7km/h,which is still 9km/h shy of all time RTFR XL race average speed though.
* CLOCK PITTER OF THE RACE :
T.Soini returned to his "home" mention as he again had the fastest work free pitstop of 10.15 seconds.
* FIELD RUSHER OF THE RACE :
Riddick missed the qualifying and had to start the race from the very last position - 22nd. He made a total of 17 positions progress to finish 5th.
* HONORABLE MENTION :
Meteor44 has never been between the candidates for win,but surely had his fun to make progress in this race - he qualified last,but finished 14th making up a total of 7 positions during the race.
4 weeks gap between XL races as always and the combo for next one has been already submitted. It will be the 3rd race in row where a previously unused car will be used,this time the fastest LFS car BF1. The selected track is Kyoto National Reversed,which is a great variation of speed and cornering. Already next tuesday the normal RTFR returns,one of the road legal cars will be used,more details tomorrow!