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Palatov D4 @ Pikes Peak - Mon 18th - Sun 24th May

Discussion in 'rFactor 2 Racing Club & Leagues' started by Gijs van Elderen, May 13, 2015.

  1. From Mon 18th May until Sun 24th May you can make an attempt to master Pikes Peak and get a time on the chart. Have fun.

    Event Details:
    Track: Pikes Peak
    Car: Patalov D4 Hillclimb

    Weather: Dry
    Road condition: Rubber on track were possible
    Tyre wear: Normal
    Fuel use: 1x
    Mechanical failure: Time scaled

    Traction control:
    ABS: None
    Auto-clutch: Allowed

    RaceDepartment Calendar: Click here
    Server password: Click here
    Racing rules: Click here
    GMT Clock: Click here

    Lap Time Chart:

    1. 8:12.274 - Matej Lakota
    2. 8:38.023 - April Dillon
    3. 8:51.298 - TTupsi
    4. 9:01.261 - Joao Fernandes
    5. 9:22.648 - Shannon Flynn
    6. 9:48.899 - Gijs van Elderen
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    SERVER WILL BE SET UP: ==> Mon 11th May
    Last edited: May 24, 2015
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  2. Matej Lakota

    Matej Lakota
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    What a rF2 week it will be! Beautiful combos, grats Gijs :thumbsup:
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  3. Thanx, and thanx @Shannon Flynn for uploading the track to the RD resource manager. :cool:

    See you guys at the top of the hill. :p
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  4. Shannon Flynn

    Shannon Flynn
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    Well, you KNOW I'll be taking a shot at making it to the summit in this event ;)
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  5. Server is UP
  6. Matej Lakota

    Matej Lakota
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    I was sure, I know the track, but it is something compleletly different from rFactor1 version, which we drove couple weeks ago at VHC. I am learning it again :)
    Last edited: May 18, 2015
  7. Shannon Flynn

    Shannon Flynn
    VirtualHillClimb.com Premium

    Guess you "learned it again" huh, Matej? ;)
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  8. This is super fun but really hard to master.
    Every time i think i know which corner is coming up i'm in for a surprise and there goes the little Palatov through the mountain. :D
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  9. Jip, But it's rewarding if you make it above the tree-line. :rolleyes:

    That's the part were you don't want to screw up. :D
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  10. Wow, that torque steer is horrible! I can't remember the last time I had to fight a car this much. Even on the straighter parts of the course it's difficult to line it up for the next corner properly with how it wanders.

    There's a lot of help in the diff preload. I settled on 3 for my current PB. It's a good way to adjust the ways the car yaws in corners in response to throttle input. But in my experience, too high makes the car understeer with surprises (I tried as high as 6, way too much)
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  11. Shannon Flynn

    Shannon Flynn
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    I'm still blaming the crest in the road for a majority of the tighter-handling cars' woes on this course.
    I think I've recruited someone to help bring the crest down to a reasonable level. Fingers crossed!

  12. Shannon Flynn

    Shannon Flynn
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    @Matej Lakota , you do realize that you beat Sebatien Loeb's IRL record of 8m 13.878s, right?
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  13. Matej Lakota

    Matej Lakota
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    Really, I didn˙t know that, he has a b...ls made of steel, but I owe this time to a small can of RedBull and big amount of luck :D
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  14. TTupsi


    This is some crazy scary combo. Whoever designed this must've wanted to do a suicide.
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  15. :D

    But it's addictive:

    - Must...

    - Reach...

    - Summit... :cool:
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