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Need help with Canada

Discussion in 'F1 2011 - The Game' started by Gareth Jones, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. Gareth Jones

    Gareth Jones

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    Hi Everyone,

    I'm at Canada in my first season (hardly get chance to play it) and am struggling with the track in race conditions. I can't manage to make the chicanes unless I go pretty slow and have terrible trouble exiting the corner that Vettel messed up on in this year's race, experiencing terrible traction and awful understeer, I keep hitting the wall to the left.

    I'm on xbox using a wheel and play with no assists. Here's some of my setup:

    Wings: front: 4, rear: 4
    Balance: f: 3, r: 9-10
    Suspension: ride height: 1-1
    Springs: f: 9, r: 7

    I've tried chaging the camber and toe settings but must be doing something wrong, any help is appreciated as I've lost count of the number of times I've tried this race!
     
  2. Victor Ivanov

    Victor Ivanov

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    put some more wings 4-6 or 5-7 for example, lift the car to 2-2 or 3-3
     
  3. Michael Brown

    Michael Brown

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    Yeah that extra ride height is necessary to keep control and speed in the chicanes as you want to use as much kerb as you can, especially the Wall of Champions Chicane. For Vettel's corner use as much kerb as you can when you hit the first apex, then you need to feather the throttle to bring it out near the wall on the left. Going flat out through the right hand bit won't yield the fastest time, even if you manage to not hit the wall.
     
  4. Graham Laing

    Graham Laing
    ........ Mostly harmless Staff

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    If I remember correctly, my line through the 'Wall of Champions' chicane, is a line taking a fair bit of the first kerb, and essentially aiming for a spectator in the crowd who is holding up a blue umbrella ....... I just hope he never has to go to the toilet :D
     
  5. Paul Lock

    Paul Lock

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    Mwhaha. Aim for the wall - its always there! Haha.
     
  6. Gareth Jones

    Gareth Jones

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    Ok, I'll try these when I play next. Won't adding more wing compromise my top speed on the straights?
     
  7. Michael Brown

    Michael Brown

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    Wings in the 3 to 5 area isn't much compared to the 7 to 9 that most tracks require.
     
  8. Chris Jenkins

    Chris Jenkins
    Driving til the wheels fall off

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    I find the key is to take a lot of curb in Canada. Straighten the chicanes out as much as you can.