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Pitting without changing tyres

Discussion in 'F1 2011 - The Game' started by cueceleches, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. cueceleches

    cueceleches

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    Hi!

    Las night, I raced at Singapore. I hit the wall and got my nosecone broken, in the outting lap after pitting to change tyres. So I had to pit again to get the nose repaired, but they also changed my tyres, which I did not want. Is there a way to just pit and prevent changing tyres?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Chris

    Chris
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    Sorry mate, i dont think there is. I wish they kept the pitting system from 2010.
    Because many times have i had a damaged front wing and had a drive through penalty at the same time and gone in to serve my penalty but instead i get a new set of tyres and a new nose cone, which results in me having to serve the penalty on the next lap.
     
  3. cueceleches

    cueceleches

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    Ok, thanks! Yes, I would love to have more control over pitting options...
     
  4. zlep

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    For 2011 it makes no sense to pit without changing tires. Every new tire (doesn't matter if prime or option) was faster then a used one.

    But the penalty/broken wing thing annoyed me too.
     
  5. ENDR

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    If you take the time to change the nosecone, you might as well change the tyres. You won't lose anything because of it, while you might gain A LOT thanks to having more grip and a change of strategy.
    I however would love to be able to drive into the pits with a slightly damaged front wing, that doesn't really bother me, without the mechanics changing it as well. Remember Massa a few years ago actually going faster with a broken wing? :D
     
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  6. Wojciech Grabowski

    Wojciech Grabowski

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    Yeah, and commentator from Polish TV said something like "Keep an eye on Massa's front wing, because it can be a new generation of wings in Formula 1! He is faster than with new one!"

    I would like to not change nose if it's just slighty broken... Grip is almost tjhe same.
    Pitting without changing tyres would make sense only with 5-stop strategy, on last stint... but what track is that hard for tyres? Canada maybe, but it's really extreme strategy...
     
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  7. cueceleches

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    No when you just got a new set of tyres and they change it for a used one... that´s the point.