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EU Metalmoro MR18 @ Nordschleife - Sun 8 March 2015

Discussion in 'Automobilista Racing Club & Leagues' started by Nox, Mar 1, 2015.

  1. Nox

    Nox
    Staff Premium Member

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    Track: Nordschleife 24hr (Download)

    Race 1
    Practice:
    19:00 GMT
    Qualifying: 19:10 GMT
    Warm up: 19:25 GMT (3 minutes)
    Race 1: 19:30 GMT (2 Laps) Fast Rolling Start

    Race 2
    Practice:
    19:55 GMT
    Qualifying: 20:05 GMT
    Warm up: 20:20 GMT (3 minutes)
    Race 2 : 20:25 GMT (2 laps) Fast Rolling Start

    You do not need to go around the entire track on an outlap. At the pit entry, instead of going left onto the Nordschleife, stay right.

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    You must stay within the cones, much like the white line when you exit the pits. Begin your fast lap and have a clean pair of undies ready. Don't do this when you are on a timed lap or you will be DQd; return to the pits and go round again.

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    Last edited: Mar 8, 2015
  2. Marc Cabana

    Marc Cabana
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    sign me in pls
     
  3. Quas

    Quas
    Staff Premium Member

    I've done a few laps on this combo yesterday and it's bloody amazing, once you manage to get out of the box. Which can be a bit of a hassle as the car bottoms out and can get stranded like a whale in front of the pay-gates. Increasing ride height is a must, picking the left lane through the gates seemed to work best.

    I'd love to be there but it's league night for us with a Bathurst Enduro that should be equally thrilling, hopefully :).
     
  4. Nox

    Nox
    Staff Premium Member

    Yeah, that's why we are on the 24hr version for this race
     
  5. Quas

    Quas
    Staff Premium Member

    Not only i didn't notice but also didn't think of that option yesterday :redface:.
     
  6. sign me up
     
  7. Yuri

    Yuri
    Yuri 'I get custom nicknames' Kasdorp Premium Member

    in!
    @Tal come and git it :D
     
  8. Dachsos

    Dachsos
    Premium Member

    sign me up please
     
  9. Nox

    Nox
    Staff Premium Member

    Server is up (sorry to put it up so late)
     
  10. Yuri

    Yuri
    Yuri 'I get custom nicknames' Kasdorp Premium Member

    Sorry I forgot my stream for the Porsches, can't make it :(
     
  11. Sam Hill

    Sam Hill
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    Sorry it's late but sign me up please
     
  12. Nox

    Nox
    Staff Premium Member

    Sorry if you guys had issues at the start - it was set to fast rolling, so you wouldn't have needed to do a whole lap - it would have just rolled you down the start straight for a few seconds then race was on. Either way, sorry if it didn't work as it should have.
     
  13. Andrew Harper

    Andrew Harper
    Premium Member

    I hope you guys managed to have a good race. I was going to take part, but due to maybe the update or just some fine tuning on the options and settings on my part I'm having real problems with the steering begin overly sensitive. The car is spinning on entry into the corners a lot of the time.

    After about my 30th pirouette (I got a 5.9 for the last one :O_o:) I decided that enough was enough and saved my sanity. :roflmao:
     
  14. Yuri

    Yuri
    Yuri 'I get custom nicknames' Kasdorp Premium Member

    Take a look at your steering lock in garage 1
     
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  15. Andrew Harper

    Andrew Harper
    Premium Member

    Hi @Yuri

    Yeah I tried increasing it from the default (up to 24 degrees, which is what I noticed on a shared setup once) but it seemed to make things worse, but I admit by that point my patience had run out! haha. Thanks, I will try later on :thumbsup:
     
  16. you may try to reduce brake pressure and play around with brake balance
     
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  17. Nox

    Nox
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  18. Yuri

    Yuri
    Yuri 'I get custom nicknames' Kasdorp Premium Member

    24 is quite high if you're on 540 degrees. If you have that set to a value too high the car reacts really quick to small wheel movements. I normally use around 20 but it's personal preference
     
  19. Nox

    Nox
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  20. Andrew Harper

    Andrew Harper
    Premium Member

    Many thanks for your suggestions everyone. All really helpful :)

    Well the wheel rotation is 240 degrees. I think it's a case of getting that "feeling" right with the steering and at the moment I'm treading on tippy toes all the time. I can't attack the corner at all, which makes overtaking pretty tough.

    By way of contrast in AC I can really attack the apex and it feels great.

    Just need to experiment I think and see what works :thumbsup: