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A failure or something else?

Discussion in 'F1 2011 - The Game' started by dragons9cal, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. dragons9cal

    dragons9cal

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    I've just crashed out @ istanbul in a 100% career race and want to know what exactly. I was running in 16th in my Lotus under pressure when I took turn 8 too early and went across the grass. When this happened I shot up into the air before landing which ripped my front wing and wheel off which resulted in retirement. I looked into it on replay and red smoke came out the back of my car as I took off. Then black smoke came out from the side of the car. Now, does anyone have any ideas whether it was a failure or the red smoke was just dirt from the grass. All failures I've seen had a bang and grey smoke... any ideas?
     
  2. Ben Eastman

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    I've had a few retirements like this.
    In p1 in Montreal I hAd what I consider minor contact with schumi in the braking zone to the last chicane.
    I went left unto the pit entry runoff and tapped the wall, spun right and airborne. When I landed the screen went red-no detachments.
    I'm thinking it's a suspension failure overload or something?
     
  3. Kimi450

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    do u have a vid of it dragon or something like a pic or so
     
  4. Peter Hooper

    Peter Hooper
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    Any noise before the incident.. my failures have come with a resultant bang if it was engine related.
     
  5. Sporty311

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    Probably an engine failure did u spin while on the grass
     
  6. Alex Bikazzan

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    Sounds like an invisible wall or something. Happened to me in Suzuka, ran over a curb and boom: DNF. Didnt hit anything (on my screen) and it certainly wasnt a failure.
     
  7. dragons9cal

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    I can't see it being an invisible wall because I just drove over the grass and went airborne. Then as I landed I lost my front wing and wheels. No sound before the incident. If it was a failure it has to be a suspension failure. BTW when I was airborne, I was literally vertical.
     
  8. Ben Eastman

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    That sounds like a big impact lol
     
  9. slavko.g

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    Look at the race director maybe there is some info
     
  10. PJroons15

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    Maybe your suspension just snapped, and
    Shot you into the air like a rocket lol