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Caterham Academy @ Snetterton 64 - Friday 16th July

Discussion in 'rFactor 2 Racing Club & Leagues' started by Stuart Thomson, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. Stuart Thomson

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    Servername: RACEDEPT CATS
    Mod: Caterham v1.75
    Class: Academy class
    Track: Snetterton 64
    Day/Night: Day
    Event start: 19.00 GMT
    Practice: 20 mins (before first race only)
    Qualification: 3 laps superpole (before Race 1 only)
    Warmup: 5 min (extended to allow for Grid reversals before Race 2)
    Race: 2 x 25 min races
    Note1: Click here to read the password and golden rules!
    Note2: The password for the mod will be passed via PM after a sign up post has been made if you have not driven the mod before.
    Note3: RD Caterham Skinpack v1.4 - Download here
    Note4: If you want to use one of the add-on skins above, for simplicity's sake, please buy and use the "Roadsport -> Academy Racer" vehicle (purple "00"), and then drop the skins in the 'rFactor\GameData\Vehicles\Caterham\Academy\skins' folder. You will then be able to choose the skins via the skin chooser. Go here to see a "how-to": http://forum.racedepartment.com/rfactor/28755-how-use-skins-function-rfactor.html
     
  2. Stuart Thomson

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    Entry List
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  3. Jeffrey Watkins

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    sign me up stu!
     
  4. Georgios Davakos

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    I have heard about this track ALOT of times when I watch British Formula 3 so I realy want to see how the track looks. SIGN ME UP, plz :D
     
  5. Tim Ling

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    Sign me up too Stu!
     
  6. Stuart Thomson

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    Just to be clear, this is a different and older layout to the current one used by the F3's. It's longer than the current one, picked so we can get some of the classic Caterham slipstream action. We turn a little later, and then away from the current circuit and off down the Norwich straight and up to a very tight hairpin. There's about 60% of the current track in this older layout. We've had some classic races round here in GTL, it suits a club race format, so the Academys will fit it perfectly.
     
  7. Georgios Davakos

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    Sounds great, I cant wait for some classic battles.
     
  8. Ondrej Kapal

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    Maybe I should try my first rFactor online step here, on this track which doesn't look too difficult? OK add me there please, I currently have no plans for this Friday :) Thank you
     
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    Sign me up please.
     
  10. Hans Sneep

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    Sign me up Stuart ,trouble must be over by then
     
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    Can I join please :)
     
  12. Stuart Thomson

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    One thing to be aware of - this track doesn't have starting lights.

    It's very old school, using a man with a green flag to start off.

    You could also get used to using your timing display as a race beginning. At the drop of the flag / green light / lights out or however the track decides to indicate that the race is starting, the timer changes from a static "--:--.---" to a moving counter "00:01.523" etc. That is as good an indicator as flag man, lights or whatever.

    I'll post some pics up tonight so it's all clear, but honestly, there should be no real challenge for us using any method.
     
  13. Tim Ling

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    Thanks for the heads up Stuart. Great track though
     
  14. Nigel Atkins

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    great track stu sign me up pls :D
     
  15. Ondrej Kapal

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    Have somebody done some practice lap already? :) I just jumped into there and those caterhams are awesome, not so fast and I like it :) I also did time around 1:51.. I cant wait for this event more
     
  16. Nigel Atkins

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    Stu doesn`t like us to disuss lap times m8, but i can say i went a bit quicker. try with the A1 100 to 105% strenght
     
  17. Ondrej Kapal

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    Ok, sorry, next time I will be quiet
     
  18. Stuart Thomson

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    As promised here are some shots of old flaggy man, along with how the timer screen(s) change as the race starts - the one that shows your laptime, gap in front, gap behind and best laps also works the same way.

    Thanks to Nige - powered by Marmite since 1943 - for supplying the shots - I didn't get to the pc last night.

    Firstly here's what he looks like before the race starts:
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    And the timer before the race starts:
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    As the race starts, he moves the flag:
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    And the timer starts:
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    Flag mans movements:

    1. Before countdown - Wait
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    2. During countdown - Ready
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    3. After countdown - Go
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  19. Wayne Reed

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    sign me up please stu
     
  20. Ross McGregor

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    If i have time on friday then i'd like to join- put me down as a maybe for the moment please!