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I won $1,000 Saturday night...playing a game *UPDATE*

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UPDATE! Check is here!



http://www.inracingnews.com/iracing-...ing-challenge/

As most of you know, I play a lot of iRacing. Well, this past Saturday night I had a chance to win $1,000 in a tournament...and holy crap I ended up winning the thing!

It still really hasn't sunk in yet. That was more pressure than I've ever felt, real life racing included. I mean, $1,000 hanging on a 28 second lap is ridiculous to think about.

I ran my OCN paint scheme so maybe I recruited some new members who happened to be watching the broadcast!

EDIT:

My lap can be seen at this link starting around the 1:48:45 mark
http://www.webracingnetwork.com/Arch...9/Default.aspx

Another edit. My friend Jon made a short video of just my run, and then at the end shows the in car camera with the wheel inputs of my lap


Edited by ljason8eg - 12/30/10 at 4:08pm
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Congrats mate!

You must be pro

Got any vids?
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Congrats dude! What are you gonna spend the prize money on now?
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Originally Posted by Fallen Angel -X View Post
Congrats mate!

You must be pro

Got any vids?
Thanks man!

I have a friend making me a video of my run as we speak. Should be done shortly and I'll post it up.

You can view the whole broadcast here: http://www.webracingnetwork.com/Arch...9/Default.aspx

Its fairly long though, like over an hour an a half. That was really the hardest part. Sitting there for over 90 minutes with no practice, then having to turn a really fast lap.

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Congrats dude! What are you gonna spend the prize money on now?
A SSD for sure. The rest...I'm not really sure yet to be honest lol.
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w0w, gratz mate
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Congratulations man! I have a buddy constantly talking about getting started in iRacing, but always dragging his feet. Have you ever posted details about your setup?
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Was it a time trial or race?
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Congratulations man! I have a buddy constantly talking about getting started in iRacing, but always dragging his feet. Have you ever posted details about your setup?
Yeah I have before, what do you want to know about it?

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Was it a time trial or race?
Time Trial. Everyone took their lap individually. It basically simulated NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying. Landon Cassill, the guy who put the whole thing on, is a Sprint Cup Series driver in real life.
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COOOOOOOOOOOOOOL! I so jealous!!! SSD? You're not gonna spend ALL of it one one SSD are you? I vote you upgrade to the almighty GTX 580!!
 
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