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US GT3 @ Algarve International Circuit - Saturday August 22, 2015

Discussion in 'Assetto Corsa Racing Club & Leagues' started by Lorenzo Bonder, Aug 17, 2015.

  1. Lorenzo Bonder

    Lorenzo Bonder
    #forçaChape Staff

    RD_GT3_Portimão.jpg
    This Saturday we are bringing the GT3 action towards Portuguese roads, most specifically at Portimão or better called Algarve International Circuit!

    Join us

    Not a premium member yet but interested to race with our group of friendly drivers? Click here for more information and learn how you can participate as well. See you on track?!

    Server Name: RACEDEPARTMENT #4 (US)
    Server and Teamspeak Password: click here
    Racing Club Rules: click here
    Cars: BMW Z4 GT3, McLaren MP4-12c GT3, Mercedes SLS AMG GT3, Nissan GTR GT3
    Track: Algarve Internacional Circuit (download here)
    Track Conditions: 96% grip (improving)

    Booking: no - Pickup Mode
    Practice: 20:00 EST | 00:00 GMT (on 08/23) | 10:00 AEST (on 08/23) (90 minutes)
    Qualifying: 21:45 EST | 01:30 GMT (on 08/23) | 11:30 AEST (on 08/23) (15 minutes)
    Race: 22:00 EST | 01:45 GMT (on 08/23) | 11:45 AEST (on 08/23) (25 laps)
     
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  2. Lorenzo Bonder

    Lorenzo Bonder
    #forçaChape Staff

    Entry List:
    1. Getrag GTR
    2. Stereo SLS
    3. Jaime Aleman SLS
    4. Edward Mowinckel GTR
    5. Matheus Machado GTR
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    Last edited: Aug 22, 2015
  3. Lorenzo Bonder

    Lorenzo Bonder
    #forçaChape Staff

  4. Stereo

    Stereo
    Premium Member

    I'll drive an SLS
     
  5. Jaime Aleman

    Jaime Aleman
    Premium Member

  6. Lorenzo Bonder

    Lorenzo Bonder
    #forçaChape Staff

  7. Mantii

    Mantii
    "The speed was ok, but corner too tight." Premium Member

    Oh man I am all set up finally but wont be able to join this one :( Got guests stopping by......hoping to catch the next one, long overdue haha.
     
  8. Lorenzo Bonder

    Lorenzo Bonder
    #forçaChape Staff

  9. Edward Mowinckel

    Edward Mowinckel
    Call me Ed. Edward is okay, too. Premium Member

    Yes. I can do a race today. Gimme a GTR.
     
  10. Matheus Machado

    Matheus Machado
    #17 Talking Door Racing Staff

    I'm in.
     
  11. Lorenzo Bonder

    Lorenzo Bonder
    #forçaChape Staff

    Server is up, only the reset to practice session is needed, I can't do it now, I'm busy :p
     
  12. Cristian Haba

    Cristian Haba
    #555 | Roaring Pipes Maniacs Staff Premium Member

    im in lets get some more peeps, @Sun Levi get in here
     
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  13. Sun Levi

    Sun Levi
    Premium Member

    I just got home! Would've joined if I had the chance :)
     
  14. Stereo

    Stereo
    Premium Member

    Good race, I was avoiding the GT3 events cause pre-1.2 I didn't like the cars, but now I have much better feeling for what they're doing. Interesting track once I got the hang of it, though turn 9 (seems to be called 'Portimao') I still have no idea what a good line is.
     
  15. Cristian Haba

    Cristian Haba
    #555 | Roaring Pipes Maniacs Staff Premium Member

    Had a bit of fun getting used to the Z4 as it graced the race track for the first time ever in a race for me. It was a good choice for this very technical race track, I had a mix of mild understeer at Samsung and Portimao. I was driving quite aggressively through there and going off line or missing the braking point costs serious time or and off track.

    @Stereo for Portimao set your car up in the middle of the race track and brake just as you come over the crest, maybe even a little after. Do the bulk of your braking in a straight line while letting the car move towards the outside of the track. Let off the brakes gradually as you reach the outside of the track and turn in early (unless you're driving mid engine gt cars understeer will happen here) making sure to just clip the apex, too much curb and the following dip in elevation will cause sudden snap oversteer. Power on as you reach or pass the apex. Job done. I think I have the replay I'll post a lap when I get around to it.

    Fun race, next time a few more peeps and we will have a party.

    PS the fuel calculator on the track is wrong, if I hadn't put in enough fuel I wouldn't have finished the race as there is no available pit boxes during the race, correct me if I'm wrong.
     
  16. Stereo

    Stereo
    Premium Member

    Yeah the track has no pit lane marked and the pit boxes are inside the garage... I don't think any of the surrounding terrain is marked as invalid track either.