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How to keep old tyres on during practice

Discussion in 'RACE 07 - Official WTCC Game' started by Valentijn Scholten, Nov 25, 2008.

  1. Valentijn Scholten

    Valentijn Scholten

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    Is this possible? It would be nice to drive 3 stints of say 10 laps to see how the tyres are after, without getting new tyres between each stint.
     
  2. Phill Kaye

    Phill Kaye

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    Why would you want to do that?
    If you come in the pits to change your setup and then go out on part worn tyres the lap times wont be as good as they could be on fresh rubber.
     
  3. Eric Soeters

    Eric Soeters

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    Probably to give him information regarding tyre wear during longer stints. Seems logically to me. I guess you start a practice event and stay as long as possible out. Put a lot of fuel in the car and when you get to the point of fuel where you want your data gathering to start, stay out for a few laps and go in. Tyre wear, fuel amount (=weight) and laptimes then can be analyzed.
     
  4. Michael Herrmann

    Michael Herrmann

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    its easy just get into the pits fill up the fuel and dont change tyers (you can set so in a preset)
    then go out with old tyers and fresh fuel :) to see how the cars handels with only 40% rubber left
     
  5. Abdul Al-Amry

    Abdul Al-Amry
    2011 RD Indy 500 Winner

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    Yes, as Michael, just pit while in practice for fuel leaving tyres unchanged to evaluate your tyre wear, temps etc etc.
     
  6. Valentijn Scholten

    Valentijn Scholten

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    I sit that easy, maybe the problem is that I always use escape-return to garage.

    I'll try the 'pistop-alternative'. Thanks.

    And, yes I try to find the fastest way, to find out the car handling on (slightly) worn tyres. This is actually (as you know) the way teams in a1gp, f1, irl, etc do it. You want the best handling on (slightly) worn tyres, cause that's what you're dealing with most of the race.
     
  7. Lucas Degen

    Lucas Degen

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    True but you can't change setting to the car like camber when you only pit I thing.
    But driving a practice event is boring but good for data information.
     
  8. Valentijn Scholten

    Valentijn Scholten

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    hmm then it wouldn't help me, eej?