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EU Group 5 vs GTO @ Zandvoort - Sunday 12Nov17

Discussion in 'R3E Racing Club & Leagues' started by Ross Garland, Oct 23, 2017.

Added to Calendar: 12-11-17
  1. Martin Fiala

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    Well, it was exhausting, it was probably terrible to watch given that I was all over the place all the time, but it was still a tremendous amount of fun. Sure, I would've probably done better if I'd gone with the Capri or hell, probably even the Fabcar (and that's something you don't get to say very often), and not using the H-shifter would probably also help, but my only goal tonight was to finish (and to not get frustrated and have fun), so it was a very successful race in my book :)

    Thanks everyone for the race! :thumbsup:

    If anyone wants to watch an awkward fool suffer for 40+ minutes with bad lines and constant oversteer, here's the VOD of my stream of Rally Zandvoort (still processing at the moment):



    Yeah, it was worse this time since the cars were mixed up a lot more than in some previous multiclass events. And it's also confusing with Crew Chief ignoring the classes, so the game tells you one thing and CC another.
     
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  2. BBKing212

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    I had a really nice start and gained few positions. Had a great fight for position with @Daz85UK and @Jopamir. In one corner I missed my braking point, touched @Daz85UK and spun him out. I am sorry for that.
    In the middle of the race, tires were half used and I thought that other will probably pit, so I pitted. Well, I thought wrong and the gamble didn't pay off. I have ended last within the class :( and with 1L of fuel left.

    Multiclass timing must be fixed in a way, that we see all other classes and it should be color coded for each class....

     
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  3. Lars Hansen

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    Okay, it's official.
    Gr. 5 cars are definitely out of my skill-level. :redface::D
    It was okay(-ish) in the beginning but around 25 minutes in my concentration started to lapse, and things just went from bad to worse.
    Didn't exactly help that I'd set 1st gear a little too short, so the slightest bit of overthrottling resulted in the rear kicking out.
    I do pity the poor sods who were trying to get past me, because half the time I didn't know where I would end up. :roflmao:
    But good lord, these cars are fun to drive.
    (In a sort of suicidal way....)
     
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  4. Martin Fiala

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    We did get two wide on a few occassions with @Patrick Fournier and it was scary as hell in the Corvettes :D You're struggling enough with one of them, but two side by side... :O_o::D
     
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  5. Daz85UK

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    No problem buddy, these things happen. Was definitely a good fight for position!
    If the race had gone on a little longer I definitely would of had to pit as my front left tyre was about to give up!
    Managed to get my first podium on RD (GTO class) which is a bonus!

    Thanks for the Race guys
     
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  6. ionONE1

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    Whenever i had a group 5 car behind, i got blue flags is that a known bug?
     
  7. Buster

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    Haha @BBKing212 ..I am glad you did pit or I would have been last in our class :D ..you had more pace than me that's for sure, I had nothing to gain by going into a defense mod, so moved out the way for you, but then see you go into the pits :p I knew then that I just had to maintain a decent pace ...In the last 2 laps I had two red tyres :confused: and you were catching me fast, another lap or two and you would have past me.

    Blue flag from the start ..again and again ..so confusing. It sucks also not being able to see what is going on in the other class ...:thumbsdown:
     
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  8. FeltHat

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    yea, how about group 5 for one week and gto for another? :p
     
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  9. Martin Fiala

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    [​IMG]

    Here we see the Group 5 Corvette in its natural habitat. (Also featuring @Magnus Stjerneby in his natural habitat ;) )
     
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  10. Patrick Fournier

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    It looked so... effortless... so peaceful... yet I know it was not...
     
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  11. Yetch

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    So wanted to be a part of this one but my self imposed exclusion from all forms of Sim racing, still has a few days to go, can't believe I've managed nearly a fortnight without turning a wheel, mind you S3 pushing the update on a week, may well mean I go for a full 3 weeks of box sets & boredom, just to give the old (way older than that) shoulder a decent chance of a rest, Can't even watch any Sim racing as far too weak to not jump in, so have fun gents, another week without the slow moving obstacle that is moi, to navigate around.
    Do hope there are more G5 races scheduled for the very near future, although with the impending GT3 update, a few tracks to give some of these a run out would not disappoint.
     
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  12. Nobkins

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    I had a lot of fun but think G5 one week and GTO another. Was hard to know (as a novice R3E player) what was going on with the standings only showing cars in your class. A few occasions when Audi's came screaming up behind me and without crew chief I rely on the split gap to know how close someone actually is (are they about to overtake). With the GTO's not showing in the standings it was extra tricky.
     
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  13. Stephen Gibb

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    Great race last night really enjoyed it,
    @Jopamir that was I real nice chasing you and catching you till I lost it.
    These are definitely handful for 40 minutes and after doing an 8 lap GT3 at the Nordeschefelle in the morning with Australian club I was wrecked after this one :)
    Would have to agree with everyone else that it was very confusing what was happening with GTO class, did they start behind the Gr5s?
    As always congrats to the podium and everyone who participated.
     
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  14. Patrick Fournier

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    Yeah I think they did, why was that?
     
  15. Stephen Gibb

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    Not a clue Patrick, but I had a bad start and I remember looking up at the position bar and thinking I'm last then 2 secs later seeing a couple of Audi's and Magnus behind me.
    @Magnus Stjerneby that was brilliant watching and racing with you, superb drift control:thumbsup:
     
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  16. Ross Garland

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    It's a real shame that we don't have the option to enable/disable multiclass features as we want. This Gr5 vs GTO combo is a well established format in the club, and it'll be a shame to ditch it now because a new feature is causing so much confusion. :(
     
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  17. Magnus Stjerneby

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    i made a mistake changing my gears before start and my first gear was way off and my start was painfully slow. I had fun race at the back anyway. And sorry for first lap breaking to late into a red corvette.
     
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  18. FeltHat

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    i believe it was me, had to pit (aka rage quit without quitting) after this- 9sec to last guy so it transformed into hotlapping :p, but maybe for the better, my setup+corvette was super painful :D So no worries. Gotta check out Martin's setup, it looked interesting.
    I had a hard time recovering from our crash, my wheel was spinning like crazy and in vr i couldnt rly see it, it was upside down :laugh: In game animation is confusing as well since its only 180°
     
  19. Martin Fiala

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    @FeltHat Here's my setup if you want it, but mind you, I don't really know what I'm doing :) Also, it would probably be better with the 1st one click longer - I forgot to do that which meant I was just about running out of 1st gear on the short straight between T8 and T9, but shifting into 2nd was almost not worth it as well I think.
     

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  20. FeltHat

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    thanks a lot, i was gonna copy it from your video :D
     
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