S11 VEC NOLA – GTE #399

S11 VEC NOLA – GTE #399

Events, SRC VEC – Season 11 / Division 4
Introduction The SimHQ Motorsports GTE squad built upon their result at round one and this time brought the car home in 5th position, although a podium spot could have been within their grasp. With all three drivers available for the New Orleans event, and a useful base setup in place from Indianapolis, concern had mainly centered on how the multi-class traffic would play out on such a tight and narrow track. However, the #399 encountered no significant troubles from the prototype ranks and also enjoyed a penalty-free race. Qualifying Qualifying was perhaps even tighter than at the season-opener, with seven midfield cars being separated by four tenths of a second. The team’s established choice for qualifying, Blazej Myszk, was in the top bracket of that fight, and started the race…
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S11 VEC Indy – GTE #399

S11 VEC Indy – GTE #399

Events, SRC VEC – Season 11 / Division 4
Introduction - SimHQ Motorsports' newest entrant to the Virtual Endurance Championship managed a very respectable 8th position in its first outing, but the team had to focus hard in order to get there. Preparation for the race was less than ideal, with relatively few practice laps turned and even question marks hanging over driver availability right up to the start of qualifying. Hence there was a fair amount of blind trust that the setup was in the right place and that things would be alright on the day. Lead driver, Blazej Myszk, turned up to do qualifying (and start the race with a double stint) despite a long journey home from a college field trip that had got him back to his own bed only a few hours earlier. Qualifying…
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