ILRF1 Season 4 – Round 11 – German GP Race Reports

RACE REPORT

Tier: ILR1 (PS4)

Event: German GP (Round 11 of 21)
Date: Sunday, December 16, 2018
Location: Hockenheimring, Germany
Layout: 4.574km (2.842 miles)
Weather: Dry (Overcast)

Pole Position: louisw03 (Red Bull) – 1.19.983

Podium Finishers

 1st – louisw03 (Red Bull)

 2nd – VSR_Blizzzard (McLaren)

 3rd – Likkle_blocks (Ferrari)

 Fastest Lap: Da_ReTreX -1.13.175

 

Round eleven of the ILR1 championship on PS4 seen us visit the Hockenheimring for the German GP, the final race of 2018.

 

In a wet qualifying session it was reigning champion louisw03 who took pole position for Red Bull with championship leader VSR Blizzzard in second and Likkle_Blocks starting in third in the Ferrari. The wet qualifying allowed free tire choice to start the race with those in the top ten opting to start on the soft compound tire with only a few drivers opting to start on the medium compound.

As the race got underway louisw03 got a good start and held the lead with VSR_Blizzzard running close behind in P2 and Likkle_Blocks maintaing  P3 off the start. Everyone seemed to make it through the opening lap. Ne-yo1993, Kallek_rist and TTG_Po had an almighty battle in the opening laps with cars running four wide at moments. ItzFrisky_cj got wing damage on lap three.

VSR Blizzzard made several attempts to take the lead away from louiswo3 in the first five laps mostly into the turn six hairpin but the defending champion managed to hold the McLaren challenger at bay. All the while Likkle_blocks was watching on and attempted a move on VSR_Blizzzard himself into turn six before running side by side up into the stadium section. Likkle_blocks then made the move for second into turn six on lap six all the while allowing the Red Bull of louisw03 to move further out of reach.

VSR_Blizzzard managed to reclaim second place on lap eight with VSR_Blizzzard and Likkle_blocks continuing to go back and forth in an incredible battle. All the while Nowek3712 and VSR_Francis battled for P6 before Francis ended running wide in the final corner allowing Ne-yo1993 through into P5.                                                                                                                 

ItzFrisky_cj was the first car to retire from the race early on. The battle for second not only allowed louisw03 to move further ahead but also brought ne-yo1993 and CSR_Leon into the fight for second. Nowek3712 and VSR_Francis made a pit stop on lap ten while the battle at the front continued. Likkle_blocks then pit for a set of medium tires on lap eleven emerging ahead of Nowek3712 and VSR_Francis. VSR Blizzzard pit a lap later from second and managed to stay ahead of the Ferrari of Likkle_blocks before the battle restarted.

Race leader louisw03 pit on lap fourteen emerging ahead of all his rivals who were still battling. Those on the alternate strategy took over as race leaders for a time while the train of cars from behind VSR_Blizzzard in P6 all the way down to P11 continued to run very closely. Those who had pitted found it difficult to make it past those on the alternate strategy with ccbrain and ItsMe12321 not making it easy for them. ItsMe12321 and VSRFrancis then collided on lap nineteen on the run out of turn six.

The two Toro Rosso’s of Nowek3712 and CSR_Leon ended up battling with the McLaren of ne-yo1993 for a number of laps before the McLaren driver made the move into turn six to pick up P4. VSR_Josh became the second retirement of the race on lap twenty-one. VRTCliffy made his long stint on the soft compound tire pay off by being up in P7. Out front louisw03 continued to control the race with VSR_Blizzzard keeping Likkle_blocks at bay. LMC_Hamilton and Jume_x had a good scrap for P11 while the McLaren of ne-yo1993 spun off in sector three which sent him down the order before retiring from the race.

The two Toro Rosso’s were next to battle over P4 while VRTCliffy was closing in before catching and passing both Toro Rosso’s for P4. VSR_Francis became the fourth car to retire in the closing stages. Kallek_rist and ccbrain were battling for the P8 before colliding on the run out of turn six while Jume_x was holding off the Williams of LMC_HamiltonF1 in the battle for what became P8 after the incident ahead. Likkle_blocks and VSR Blizzzard had a last lap battle for second.

In the end then it was reigning ILR1 champion louisw03 who took victory for Red Bull with championship leader VSR_Blizzzard finishing in second position and Likkle_blocks rounding out the podium positions.                                                                                            

 

Be sure to check out the full race highlights below                                                                                                                                     

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ml5qlD13IBQ    

 

Round 12 of the ILR1 Championship is the Hungarian GP from the Hungaroring in the first race of 2019 on the 6th of January at 5.30pm UK time. Be sure to tune in on the ILR Youtube Channel to catch all the live action                                                  

 

RACE REPORT


Tier: ILR1 (Xbox One)

Event: German GP (Round 11 of 21)
Date: Friday, December 14, 2018
Location: Hockenheimring, Germany
Layout: 4.574km (2.842 miles)
Weather: Dry (Sunny)

Pole Position: VSR Simon (McLaren) – 1.22.463

Podium Finishers

1st – VSR Simon (McLaren)

2nd –  Veloce Limitless (Red Bull)

3rd – Veloce Surprize (Williams)

Fastest Lap: TRL_Martin – 1.13.303


Round eleven of the ILR1 championship on Xbox One seen us visit to the Hockenheimring for the German GP , the final race of 2018.

In a wet qualifying session it was VSR Simon who took pole position for McLaren with championship leader Veloce Surprize in second and Veloce Limitless  starting in third in the Red Bull. The wet qualifying allowed free tire choice to start the race with those in the top ten opting to start on the soft compound tire with only a few drivers opting to start on the medium compound.

As the race got underway it was VSR Simon who led the field through the tight turn one holding the lead. As the lap continued Veloce Surprize attempted a move on the leader into the hairpin while Veloce Limitless tried to overtake the Veloce Surprize but couldn’t make the move stick. It was a very clean start with all the drivers making it through the first lap with little incident. Further down the order VSR Moorso and Langman 17 had a nice battle for P8.

On lap four SHZ_Overkillz was the first car to retire while VSR Moorso made a mistake into the hairpin which cost him a couple of positions one of which was to the Red Bull of TRL_Martin. The Sauber of EVR_Reynolds and The Amazement started battling for P6. Gauchecrab124 became the second retirement of the race on lap seven. At the front VSR Simon was keeping Veloce Surprize at bay by about half a second but the Williams driver was keeping him on his toes. Veloce Limitless was the first of the leading cars to pit on lap ten while Veloce Surprize made a nice move to take the lead into the turn six hairpin.

Veloce Limitless emerged from the pits behind SnazzyEvening but quickly managed to move past the Mercedes and was soon on his way. OMG Its Jo was the next to pit from P3 and emerged back out on track just behind the Red Bull of Veloce Limitless. VSR Simon kept on the back of the Williams of Veloce Surprize before the championship leader pit on lap thirteen. He came out of the pits ahead of the Red Bull of Veloce Limetless. VSR Simon pitted a lap later and emerged behind the Williams of Surprize.

The lead runners now had to battle through those on the alternate strategy with TRL_Martin currently holding the lead having started on the medium compound. The four leaders were all running in very close succession, and they all had to battle past the Renault of Jorc94. The battle between OMG Its Jo and Veloce Limitless got started again with the Ferrari making the overtake on the Red Bull into the turn six hairpin.

Further down the order The Amazement had a nice battle with the Ferrari of Langman17 on his debut with the Ferrari making the move on lap nineteen. They continued what was a close battle for a number of laps. At the front TRL_Martin continued on his set of the medium tires going for a good long stint before pitting on lap twenty-one. He came out in P7 on the soft compound tire. VSR Simon remained in the DRS of the leader Veloce Surprize with the McLaren piling on the pressure before making his move along the Parabolika-Kurve retaking the lead from his championship rival.

TRL_Martin was the man on the move at this point of the race on the soft tires managing to move up to P5 after passing both EVR_Reynolds and Langman17 on lap twenty. Veloce Surprize picked up a time penalty which could only make his job of taking victory even harder. Veloce Limitless managed to get back in front of OMG Its Jo into the hairpin before the championship leader Veloce Surprize picked up yet another time penalty.

In the closing laps EVR_Reynolds, VSR Holland and Langman17 had a triple threat battle for P6 while Veloce Surprize managed to get back in front of VSR Simon to retake the lead on circuit at least. VSR Simon quickly retook the lead a lap later again into the hairpin while OMG Its Jo and Veloce Limitless continued the battle for the final podium position. 

In the end then it was VSR Simon who took victory with a stellar performance, it was Veloce Limitless who took second after Veloce Surprize was demoted to third after his earlier time penalties were applied.

 

Be sure to check out the full race highlights below  

 

Round 12 of the ILR1 Championship is the Hungarian GP from the Hungaroring in the new year on the 4th of January 2019 at 7.30pm UK time. Be sure to tune in on the ILR Twitch Channel to catch all the live action                                                  

 

                                                                                                                      

RACE REPORT

Tier: ILR2 (PS4)

Event: German GP (Round 11 of 21)
Date: Sunday, December 16, 2018
Location: Hockenheimring, Germany
Layout: 4.574km (2.842 miles)
Weather: Dry (Light Cloud)

Pole Position: xforsetix13 (Ferrari) – 1.11.203

Podium Finishers

1st – Abiodun20041224 (Toro Rosso)

2nd – LMC_Will (Mercedes)

3rd – Aleskiller150 (McLaren)

Fastest Lap: zR_MeRcEDes

 

Round eleven of the ILR2 championship on PS4 seen us visit the Hockenheimring for the German GP , the final race of 2018.

In qualifying it was xforsetix13 who took his first pole position in ILR for  with championship contender Abiodun20041224 in second and tau_s78 starting in third in the Sauber. Xforsetix13 set his lap on the ultra soft tire while everyone else set a time on the soft compound.

As the race got underway it was xforsetix13 who used the ultra soft tire’s to his advantage and managed to maintain the lead through the opening corners with Abiodun20041224 holding onto second and Tau_s78 having a difficult start and falling down the order. ILR_Shadow picked up P3 on the run down into turn two. LMC_Will immediately battled with the McLaren while at the front the Ferrari of xforsetix13 held off the charge from the Toro Rosso of Abiodun20041224. Further down the field there was some close action with OnyxMer moving up from P9 to P5 off the start  and everyone seemed to make it through the first lap without incident.

The Ferrari out front didn’t make any progress and ended up holding up those behind keeping everyone running very close together. OnyxMer tried to make a move on ILR_Shadow while Abiodun20041224 battled with xforsetix13 for the lead and made the move into turn six before running side by side through the next few corners but holding onto the position. The Ferrari was clearly struggling on tires by this point and started to fall down the order losing positions to both LMC_Will ad ILR_Shadow in quick order.

CorzzzzzaF1 and Silent Assassin had a battle along the Parabolika curve while those in the midfield had a battle into turn five. The Ferrari of xforsetix13 pit at the end of lap five releasing those behind. A train formed from P6 down to P9 with cars jostling for position. ILR_Shadow made a move for second on LMC_Will on lap seven while Tau_s78 attempted a move on OnyxMer for P4 with the two running side by side at times. CorzzzzaF1 and Aleskiller joined the battle with the Ferrari passing three cars in one corner on lap nine. A train of about seven cars formed behind that battle. ILR_Shadow began to close in on race leader Abiodun20041224 and was well within DRS range before finally making the move for the lead on lap eleven with a move into the turn six hairpin.

The battle for P4 continued with CorzzzzaF1 and Onyxmer running very close out of the turn six hairpin before the Ferrari was forced out wide into turn eight which allowed the Force India through as well as aleskiller150. The race leader ILR_Shadow pit at the end of lap thirteen for a set of the medium tires. Abiodun20041224 stayed out a lap longer before pitting for medium tires and emerged behind the McLaren of ILR_Shadow.

After many had pit another tain developed behind Aleskiller150 in P7 all the way down to P11 with the two Ferrari’s battling into turn seven and eight before CorzzzzaF1 attempted a move on the Red Bull of zR_MeRcEDes into turn six. CSR_Olly had the lead due to starting on the alternate strategy while MrCosta96 made a nice move on the Ferrari of xforestix13 into turn six. Further down the order OnyxMer an Silent Assassin were fighting into turn eight. CSR_Olly pit which gave ILR_Shadow the lead again with the McLaren having about a second lead over the Toro Rosso. Josephcorboy was the first car to retire on lap nineteen.

The race calmed for a while with everyone in a management phase protecting their tires. ILR_Shadow remained about a second ahead of Abiodun20041224 before the Toro Rosso driver made the move on lap twenty-four while CSR_Olly was the man on the move on the alternate strategy catching up on to CorzzzzaF1.

Abiodun20041224 held the lead while ILR_Shadow followed closely behind not letting the Toro Rosso to make an escape. The McLaren followed for a number of laps before awful luck struck for ILR_Shadow who suffered a disconnection which resulted him falling down the order and out of the race in a shocking turn of events in the closing laps

In the end then it was Abiodun20041224 who took victory taking the lead of the championship while LMC_Will picked up second position and Aleskiller150 picked the final podium position.        

 

Be Sure to check out the full race highlights below

https://youtu.be/0MX9HsSbtks

Round 12 of the ILR2 Championship is the Hungarian GP from the Hungaroring in the first race of 2019 on the 6th of January at 7.00pm UK time. Be sure to tune in on the ILR Youtube Channel to catch all the live action                                                  

RACE REPORT

Tier: ILR2 (Xbox One)

Event: German GP (Round 11 of 21)
Date: Friday, December 14, 2018
Location: Hockenheimring, Germany
Layout: 4.574km (2.842 miles)
Weather: Dry (Overcast)

Pole Position: Antivebeacon (Red Bull) – 1.10.729

Podium Finishers

1st – Midzy15 (McLaren)

2nd – Antivebeacon (Red Bull)

3rd – AORPelzeri (Haas)

 

Fastest Lap: Dragonpro 200 – 1.13.947

 

Round eleven of the ILR2 championship on Xbox One seen us pay a visit to the Hockenheimring for the German GP, the final race of 2018.

In qualifying session it was Antivebeacon who took pole position for Red Bull with Mr Nakeddanish in second and Flying Roszeey starting in third in the Williams. The top four in qualifying all completed laps on the ultra soft tire with some of those behind opting for the more durable soft compound tire.

As the race got underway Antivebeacon managed to hold the lead off the line with Mr Nakeddanish following closely into the fast turn one while Flying Roszeey also held onto P3. Championship leader Midzy15 was immediately involved in a battle with the Toro Rosso of thebaconyum007 into the turn six hairpin. ChrisMaccaJones was the first car to retire on the opening lap. The Renault of Tomos12345 spun the car into turn eight which resulted in a major accident involving a number of cars including the Toro Rosso of mightydylan3224 and the Ferrari of Bwumsen.

Several cars had to pit to repair damage at the end of lap one while Mrnakeddanish fell down the order after an issue at the front. AOR Pelzeri took P3 while championship leader midzy15 was up to fifth and continued his battle with thebaconyum007. The Renault of Tomos12345 retired after his earlier incident. The two leaders out front still had less than a second between them heading into lap five while the two Sauber’s battled through the final two sectors of the lap for P6.

Midzy15 finally made a move on thebaconyum for P4 while FlyingRoszeey attempted a move into the hairpin on leader Antivebeacon but couldn’t make it stick. AORPelzeri joined the battle at the end of lap six. Antivebeacon pit at the end of lap six while AORPelzeri to touch the back of the Red Bull as it was slowing to enter the pit lane. This allowed Flying Roszeey through to take the lead of the race.

After those who started on the ultra softs pit it allowed AOR Pelzeri to take the lead with Midzy15 up in to second. Flying Roszeey emerged from the pits ahead of Antivebeacon while the Sauber of VSR Kushmania ended up spinning on the run out of the hairpin before retiring. Midzy15 took the lead on lap nine with a move along the Parabolika curve before we lost the Red Bull of Josu Alzugarai.

AOR Pelzeri pit at the end of lap nine and emerged behind Antivebeacon while Midzy15 stayed out a bit longer on the soft compound tires. TR Dutchman and mrnakeddanish had a decent battle for P6. Thebaconyum007 opted for the medium compound tire in hist pit stop which put him in a good position compared with Antivebeacon who opted for soft tires. Midzy15 then pit at the end of lap thirteen with the championship leader opting for medium tires and emerging just behind the Red Bull of Antivebeacon in the battle for the lead.

The two then entered battle immediately with Midzy15 trying a move into the hairpin but Antivebeacon defending well holding off the McLaren. The battle continued for the next few laps with Midzy15 finally making the move on lap sixteen along the Parabolika curve. Dragon pro 200 and thebaconyum007 had an intense battle for P3 with both going back and forth while AORPelzeri watched on and closed in on the battle himself. Midzy15 began to build a gap to Antivebeacon at the front before the Red Bull pit while the triple threat battle for P3 continued with cars going side by side through all through the lap until it all came to a head on lap twenty-one when Dragonpro 200 lost the rear end through turn twelve and spun blocking thebaconyum007 and colliding with Mrnakedanish but AOR Pelzeri managed to avoid the carnage and move up to P3 and then P2 after overtaking Antivebeacon.

Antivebeacon caught up on to the back of the Haas again quickly though and after a battle made a move in sector three to take back P2. In the closing laps Midzy15 continued to dominate the race out front while everyone else was just managing there tires trying to be sure to make the end of the race.

In the end then it was Midzy15 who took victory adding to his championship lead with Antivebeacon picking up second for Red Bull and AORPelzeri in third.

 

Be sure to check out the full race highlights below   

Round 12 of the ILR2 Championship is the Hungarian GP from the Hungaroring the first race of 2019 on the 4th of January at 7.30pm UK time. Be sure to tune in on the usual ILR Channels to catch all the live action   

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