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How to make a good start?

Discussion in 'Automobilista' started by Douglas Aird, Nov 23, 2016.

  1. Douglas Aird

    Douglas Aird
    Premium Member

    I'm getting back into Simracing with GSC and about to get Automobilista. I was never good at starts but I now have a g27, first setup with a clutch pedal, I expected to be able to get off the line ok. However, I'm either getting bogged down and stuggling to get the revs up or wheelspinning. Either way I'm giving up a lot of places at the start.

    I expect a lot of practice starts and some adjustments to the clutch sensitivity will help but I'd welcome some advice.
  2. ARG1980

    Copenhagen APEX Premium Member

    Practise, practise & practise.
    Try to keep high enough rev so the car won't drown, and then regulate the wheelspin with the clutch.
  3. Douglas Aird

    Douglas Aird
    Premium Member

    Thanks, I am finding a slight movement of the clutch drops the revs too much so I think a sensitivity adjustment is in order, too.
  4. Bram

    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Member Premium Member

    In most cars i just engage into first when the lights go green. Works better than being all sensitive with the clutch and throttle.