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Any good open wheel trainers available ?

Discussion in 'Assetto Corsa' started by bsmooth, Oct 5, 2017.

  1. bsmooth

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    All the sims seem to have one of these. I was just wondering If Assetto Corsa has any, or plans to ?
    I really liked the Skippy in Iracing quite a bit.
     
  2. Rodent

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    Formula Abarth seems to fit what you're looking for, it's a trainer/feeder car much like the Skippy, Formula Ford etc.
     
  3. signman

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    Check out Race Sim Studio's
     
  4. bsmooth

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    Is Formula Abarth Available in game, or is it a separate download ? I was hoping for a low downforce model, but maybe th Abarth will do, If I can figure where to get it from.
     
  5. RasmusP

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    It's total stock content, not even in a DLC :)
    But it's more of a high downforce and low power instead of low aero.
     
  6. bsmooth

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    Problem I have with high downforce, is no warning when its breaking free. With a no downforce model you usually get a slight bit of tire screech or something to warn you your reaching the limits of adhesion. I'll have to give the car a try, what model car is it under ?
     
  7. RasmusP

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    ermh, I would click to brands->Tatuus.
    It's the italian Formula 4 car, built by Abarth and Tatuus.

    If you woud like a "soft" open wheeler go with the Lotus classics. The one with low power!
     
  8. Fernando Deutsch

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    I personally would not consider the Formula Abarth as a trainer car, as it is kind closer to an Formula 3 car.

    The Skip Barber has very little downforce and lower grip tires compared to the F Abarth. I also would like to have the Skip, is an interesting car to drive and there are very good AC tracks for it.
     
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  9. Rodent

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    It was closer to a Formula 4 car in fact it was replaced by a formula 4 series, it was literally a trainer/feeder series in Italy.
     
  10. bsmooth

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    The Metalex MTX1-03 looks like a good trainer car, but I haven't been able to find out much about it.
     
  11. Ryno917

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    Formula 4 has replaced Formula Ford as the new main trainer series internationally. Most drivers go from Karts to F4 now.

    I'd still love to see a Formula Ford all the same, though. Or hell, even a Formula Vee. :D
     
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  12. bsmooth

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    Love to see Formula Vee of any vintage.
     
  13. Fat-Alfie

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    There is a wonderful DKV Formula Junior in the works which looks like it would make a brilliant training vehicle. It may be FWD but I reckon it'll be great fun to drive ;)
     
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  14. Kek700

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    Not a great fan of the Tatuus, but it ticks all the box's.
     
  15. Fat-Alfie

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    Personally, I would love the Formula 1600 car (or something very similar) from NetKarPro in AC - that would bring back such happy memories of driving around Aviano :inlove:
     
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  16. Ryno917

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    Same. I'd love to see it make the move.
     
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  17. bsmooth

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    Those Metelex cars are great, but there PC hogs bigtime. I put a field of 12 cars and my normal 50-70FPS went down to 12 -26 on the starting grid. Just something to watch for.
    But Formula Vees would be great and the bug chassis could be used for Physics but slightly lighter weight of course. If there was only an easy way to put all those cool F-Vee bodies on them ?
     
  18. Gevatter

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    Oh it is :) It's basically a reverse F-Vee.
     
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  19. RMR1

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    Why don’t you go with the Lotus 25?
    It’s perfect for your needs imo.
     
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  20. Fernando Deutsch

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    Lotus 25 is by far a non car to train or learn. At its time it was one of the fastest cars around. In today's terms is old technology, a suspension that is hard to deal with compared to a more stable, stiff, low CoG training car, like the Skip Barber Formula car.