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November 06, 2019, 04:09:18 PM +0000 - Brands Hatch (GP) - UKAC
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1 45:31.667
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6 +13L
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7 +28L
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Author Topic: UKAC - Brands Hatch - Nov 6 - F1 1975 mod test race  (Read 467 times)
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« on: November 06, 2019, 04:13:04 PM +0000 »

NOTE  This last minute race is being hosted by Max so look for these details in the lobby.

server:  zzmax (simracing.org.uk)   -  toggle the server names list to reverse order and its at the top!
password:  75fun
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Practise: 19:30 (45 mins)
Qual: 20:15 (15 mins)
Race: 20:30   (45 minutes)

Cars allowed:

F1 1975 modpack vers 1.2  (needs the full base mod installed already - which we all have).

http://www.mediafire.com/file/hngms2664ytb92s/20191104_F1C75_Historic_F1_by_Bazza_v1.05_v1.2.7z/file


Track: Brands Hatch GP

Time of Day Setting: 14:00

Weather: Clear
[/b]Tyre wear: Normal
Fuel consumption: normal
Pit-stops:none

Server track settings:
SESSION_START=100
RANDOMNESS=0
LAP_GAIN=0
SESSION_TRANSFER=N/a

Damage: 70%

Password: see above

PLP App - Not used in this series. Cutting will be monitored on replay and penalties issued for excessive cutting.

Notes:
(1)PLP App - Not used in this event. Cutting will be monitored on replay and penalties issued for excessive cutting.
(2)Please make sure you are fully aware of the SimRacing.org.uk Rules especially the
rules about in-game chat messages.
(3) Please exercise caution when pitting as some tracks have a speed limit.
(4) Please follow the SROUK guidelines for using kerbs etc. Please keep 2 wheels on the track surface (kerbs do not count as track surface)
Excessive cutting of corners will seen as cheating and the results may be altered to reflect this.

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« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2019, 04:50:49 PM +0000 »

Can't make this one unfortunately as I'm out with friends, my social life is pretty hard to arrange these days so have to make the most of it when I can.
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« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2019, 04:52:44 PM +0000 »

In case you didn't see it in the other topic,  I put 2 cars for each popular team, and 1 each for the less popular to hit the max 24 car grid (brands limit), so hopefully everyone gets the car they want  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2019, 05:02:30 PM +0000 »

Nice one - Will try something different for this round then.
Maybe the March...
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« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2019, 06:16:13 PM +0000 »

Tyrell P34 is missing in server, or is it my at my end?
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« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2019, 06:19:59 PM +0000 »

Fixed,  I've added the P34 (2 of them), and reset the server so its now running extended practice session right through till qually starts...
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« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2019, 06:42:52 PM +0000 »

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« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2019, 09:56:17 PM +0000 »

Well that was fun, I really like the fact its closed the grid up a bit and made it harder to pass  Smiley


I have the results json files from the server, so I can send them if someone(mr Picnic?)  wants to post them to the site ( no idea how that works...).
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« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2019, 10:27:30 PM +0000 »

Thanks for hosting tonight Max  Smiley

I was having a good race chasing the lotus for 1st but I then hit a stationary warped car on a corner entry and pitched me off the track. Rejoined way down the grid. Cry
After 25mins I started to feel hot and sick and had to retire. I think a combo of jet lag and the swooping curves of brands made me feel ropey with the hot rift  :

We could do with a practise server running for the next week to let people dip in and out with different cars to try
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« Reply #9 on: November 07, 2019, 08:27:19 AM +0000 »

These cars are quite fun. Also when running on your own.
I did notice the warping from Jari also. I have had that in earlier races too. Jari are you on Wifi maybe?
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« Reply #10 on: November 07, 2019, 12:14:55 PM +0000 »

That was the first time I have really driven the Mclaren in anger,  and now I understand others comments about weird steering, but I found at least some of the reason.  Under high load (compression or braking) the front suspension compresses so much the floor hits the ground and takes the weight of the car - the front tyres loose a lot of grip and it all gets a bit funky. This happened really badly at the  bottom of Paddock hill , in Dingle Dell dip, and braking for Hawthorns very noticeably. Stiffening the front end will cure it,  but I also noticed some oddity with front right wheel alignment in the pits,  and I don't think it was just the wonky pitlane, so will have to check that on a flat surface...

I might be requesting a team transfer yet, will have to test it properly and decide.
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« Reply #11 on: November 07, 2019, 12:44:18 PM +0000 »

my car was often getting very out of shape under braking at Hawthorns, the bump there was trying to tear the steering wheel out of my grip! I had to hold the wheel tightly everytime which kind of made me smile as i expect it was the same for the real guys over the bumps in these cars  Smiley
I raised the car a notch but possibly should have added more bump and rebound to cope with it.

I saw the new patch apparently had fixes to the Mclaren so assumed it was the odd steering physics they had fixed. Undecided Its the only car so far where i noticed an oddity in handling.
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« Reply #12 on: November 07, 2019, 01:49:04 PM +0000 »

... I also noticed some oddity with front right wheel alignment in the pits,  and I don't think it was just the wonky pitlane, so will have to check that on a flat surface

I just checked that and it was just Brands pit lane being that far off,  so now I just need to work on the setup a bit more
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« Reply #13 on: November 07, 2019, 05:46:10 PM +0000 »

I need more time to understand the Ferrari. It was never one of my favorites. When you start pushing to the limit, the car becomes very difficult to drive. Probably needs another driving approach and another setup. I had made one yesterday, but it seemed pretty bad.
Yesterday afternoon, before reading the announcement of the race, I had done tests to compare the times at Silverstone. The 312T didn't seem too fast, or at least, it's not easy to do fast laps in a short time. The Tyrrell, Brabham and Lotus seemed to me to be much more friendly and immediately fast.
The Hesketh is another car that is very difficult and not easy to push.

I will do more practice and I will try take the Ferrari for championship (since nobody wants to take it). Unfortunately, Tim and I have even the Friday races (with another group) and need split the time.

About race. I did a start in perfect Villeneuve's style. As when he had to test the new turbo Ferrari engine and Forghieri (if I remember well) said: "go easy Gilles, just do kilometers for testing the engine. He did only one corner".  Grin
In any case I would have done a few laps, I was pretty tired.
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« Reply #14 on: November 07, 2019, 08:35:38 PM +0000 »

my car was often getting very out of shape under braking at Hawthorns, the bump there was trying to tear the steering wheel out of my grip! I had to hold the wheel tightly everytime which kind of made me smile as i expect it was the same for the real guys over the bumps in these cars  Smiley
I raised the car a notch but possibly should have added more bump and rebound to cope with it.

I saw the new patch apparently had fixes to the Mclaren so assumed it was the odd steering physics they had fixed. Undecided Its the only car so far where i noticed an oddity in handling.

Drive the March Wink
The default is so low it even bottoms out on fast straights due to the downforce  Cheesy
So far it's the car I've spent longest on to get upto speed, followed by the P34 I think as that seems to share the same bugs the real one suffered from!
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