Tourismo-X

Adam Blair is racing in the brand new Tourismo-X championship in the Darkside Developments Audi TT.

Current status: Leading the championship (standings here)

  • Round 1: Silverstone

The first round at Silverstone saw us take pole position overall, which was then controversially taken away due to “exceeding track limits”.

Starting 10th in race one, the car got stuck in 1st gear off the line, making us dead last. We came back through to finish 7th overall and 2nd in class.

In race two, we started 7th and managed to win in class and finish 2nd overall (against some much more powerful Class X cars).

All things considered, a great start to the championship.

Pole lap (which was later disqualified) here:

  • Round 2: Anglesea

Gearbox problems in Qualifying meant we started 11th. Got up to 2nd position before the gearbox again let us down, meaning we finished 6th overall.

Ryan kindly donated his car to Adam for the 2nd race and we won by 11.7 seconds, despite starting from 10th on the grid.

You can see the onboard footage (10th – 1st in 2 laps) here:

  • Round 3: Snetterton

Qualified 2nd overall despite the Audi RS3 TCR on Pole Position having a huge power advantage.

Qualifying lap (from 2:23):

Won Race 1:

2nd in Race 2 behind RS3 and the brake pedal going progressively lower towards the floor (you can check out the power differential at 5:50 or watch the whole race here):

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