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F3.5 2014 @ Hockenheim DRS - Mon 4th Aug

Discussion in 'rFactor 2 Racing Club & Leagues' started by Gijs van Elderen, Aug 2, 2014.

  1. F35 2014.jpg

    Car: Formula Renault 3.5 2014 Download
    Track: Hockenheim DTM (DRS) Download
    MOD: Download on server

    Weather: Dry
    Road condition: Rubber on track were possible
    Tyre wear: Normal
    Fuel use : Normal
    Mechanical failure: Time scaled

    Traction control:
    ABS: Low
    Auto-clutch: Allowed

    Practice: 19:00 GMT
    Qually: 19:20 GMT 10 min
    Warm up: 5 min
    Race: 30 min

    Racedepartment Calendar: Click here
    Server password: Click here
    Racing rules: Click here
    Clock GMT: Click here

    Sign up list
    1. Jelle van der Knaap
    2. Frederic Schornstein
    3. Jörn Horbelt**
    4. Nicolas Delamare
    5. Martin Bulgin
    6. David O'Reilly
    7. Sam McDonald
    8. Xavier Poirel
    9. Bjorn de Haas
    10. Fabio Russo
    11. Dino Paolini
    12. Claes Axelsson
    13. Calum McLure
    14. James Bolton
    15. Nicolas Rouge
    16. Jakub charkot
    17. Theo van den Brink
    18. Driver
    19. Driver
    Note: Please sign out well in time (at least 1 hour before the practise session begins) if you're unable to make the race. Thanks!

    DRS info:
    DRS becomes available when the car in front is closer than 1 or 2s when passing the DRS detection (it's always available in practice and quali).
    You can activate DRS with the "rear flap"-key once you are in the DRS zone.

    The DRS light looks like ths:
    (yellow: available; orange: can be activated; green: active)
    Last edited: Aug 4, 2014
  2. Server is UP
  3. Sign me up plz!:D
  4. Frederic Schornstein

    Frederic Schornstein
    TXL Racing Premium

    I'm in
  5. i'm in if my online subscription gets renewed in time
  6. I want to make than Open ! :D
    Presque inscrit en même temps Bouilla ! Sinon bah je vais essayer de mettre à jour mon PC pour ne pas avoir de déconvenues comme hier soir...
  7. Martin Bulgin

    Martin Bulgin

    Sign me up please.
  8. David O'Reilly

    David O'Reilly
    A bad quali means I can go forwards in the race.

    Please sign me up.
  9. please sign me up
  10. i want to participate :)
  11. Sign me up plz
  12. Frederic Schornstein

    Frederic Schornstein
    TXL Racing Premium

    Had some fun testing on the server. As I seemed to gain a lot in the last sector. I made a small onboard video of my lap and to comply with the RD rule of not posting laptimes I was on higher fuel, tyres were a few laps old, I mad a big mistake in the hairping and fast forwarded and backwarded the video on the straight, so basically no chance for anyone to figure out my laptime :D

    I am using the High downforce package, which is not great on the long straight, but it is awesome in the last sector.

    Setup: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ftkosl7ngnv4e9o/FR 2014 Hockenheim HDF.svm

    P.S. I know that I went 4 wheels of track on the first lap ;)
  13. Did the DRS worked as it should? (Probably hard to tell when you are in P1.):whistling:;)
  14. Frederic Schornstein

    Frederic Schornstein
    TXL Racing Premium

    I had to sneeze after the start so I was behind David and yes DRS worked fine on the 3rd Lap of the race :)
    • Winner Winner x 1
  15. I'm in;)
  16. Dino Paolini

    Dino Paolini

    sign me up pls
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  17. Martin Bulgin

    Martin Bulgin

    Just had a few laps online to play about with DRS, is the wing flap animation the wrong way round ? when I watch a replay with the rear facing cam or the free cam the flap is open all the time, when I press to activate it, it closes, I must stress this is visual only, it is working exactly how it should.
  18. its actually how it works.from what i've read closing the flap stalls the air, reducing drag and rendering the rearwing useless.
  19. Martin Bulgin

    Martin Bulgin

    Ok thanks Jorn, that's opposite to F1 DRS, you can see the flaps open on the F1 broadcasts when they activate it.