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Mclaren : Worlds fastest gamer (rF2)

Discussion in 'rFactor 2' started by paracletus, Aug 13, 2017.

  1. paracletus

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    Round 1 (silverstone)
    Live stream
     
  2. Emery

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    Good announcing, wish they could have thrown a replay in the corner of the live broadcast. I mean, if YouTube streaming folks can put multiple cameras on screen simultaneously, the technology to do so can't be too tough.

    Otherwise, the actual race was a bit boring in the front. Backmarkers saw more action.
     
  3. Marc Collins

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    What's up with the iRacing Mclaren: Worlds fastest gamer? I thought this was an rF2 exclusive?
     
  4. MarcG

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    Nope, other games were announced at the start with iRacing added yesterday I believe.
     
  5. Ricky78

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    2nd round:

     
  6. JoelGL

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    Wouldn't that be inaccurate to compare qualis from different games, somewhat, since perhaps there may be some variances in each game's version of the game's car and track?
     
  7. Marcel Offermans

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    Nobody is doing that. There are a total of four qualifiers, one on rFactor 2, one on Forza, one on a mobile game (sorry, forgot the name) and since about a week, one was announced on iRacing. Each round of qualifying results in one winner who joins the 6 pre-selected candidates for a "finals" day at McLaren. There they will be going through a "job interview" process, and the best of the 10 gets the job.
     
  8. JoelGL

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    Thanks for the info. While at it, in what competition/game will the winners of each quali (including the '6 pre-selected candidates') race in, and where did these 6 qualify from?
     
  9. John-Eric Saxén

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    This Q&A answers most of the questions. Basically the top 10 drivers will face a number of tests to see if they are fit and suitable for becoming a simulator driver for McLaren. The 6 guys were pre-selected by the McLaren panel, they're guys who have already won everything on their sim racing platform. From rF2/iRacing, Greger Huttu and Bono Huis were chosen.
     
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  10. paracletus

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    another one starting now (rf2):
     
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  11. Andrew Ford

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    so then 10 finalists will not compete in races? and someone who uses a mobile app could end up in a simulator ? crazy ! they should give them all a week or so to practise iracing and rfactor 2 and iracing and race against each other on those platforms which are clearly more realistic than forza or f1 2016