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Performance Test: McLaren P1 @ Laguna Seca

Dyrgl
Want to know how Project CARS McLaren P1 compares with the real one? How close SMS got to the real car performance? Find out watching this?

TEST SETTINGS

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WEATHER AND TIME:

- Free practice mode
- Light clouds, March 29th, 12:00

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SETUP LIMITATIONS:

- The car must have enough fuel to come back to the pits after the hotlap.
- Default setup was used, except for tyre pressure adjustments, as they were used in the real life video.

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FORMAT LIMITATIONS

- Maximum respect for track limits, I won´t use any area the real car can´t use. In this track I avoid all the red sausage curbs on the apex of corners. They´re far more dangerous in real life, so I won´t be cutting over them.
- After 40 minutes of practice, I limited myself to 3 sets of Pirelli Trofeo tyres. The battery of the car limited each run to 5-6 laps.

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CONCLUSSIONS:

This time the comparison had terrible results. Project CARS P1 has crazy amounts of extra grip, and also makes huge gains in every braking/traction zone. Only straight line speed seems remotely accurate. Total failure.

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LINKS:

- Source of the real footage:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fnTZKvX5jg

-Leaderboards for this track, showing the potentiial pace of the car with no restrictions:
http://cars-stats-steam.wmdportal.com/index.php/leaderboard?track=2682943968&vehicle=2546290331

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