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R&D during Rain impossible?

Discussion in 'F1 2013 - The Game' started by Alain Becker, Oct 13, 2013.

  1. Alain Becker

    Alain Becker
    Premium Member

    Hello everyone

    I was driving in Spain and in Practice there was a R&D Test for Braking.
    (Stay of the brakes for some % during a lap and be in a specific time)

    Don't know the times etc anymore BUT :

    I've tried .. many times...

    But due to the rain it was impossible!

    Even the TOP Teams (I'm driving Lotus) didn't got that time.
    (I think it was 1:35)
    Alonso/Vettel etc were about 1:37.....

    How can i do such a test in wet conditions it's impossible...
    Only if you drive a Red Bull etc and you drive even better then the AI...

    Anyone else got such a problem yet?

    Greeting from Luxembourg
  2. I did this one in a Lotus (career season 1). For me it was stay ON the brake (not off) for 10% or more of the lap. But it did not rain. I agree that in rain this would be impossible for us average driver.

    Does the rain last through all the practise session?

    I found it difficult in the dry at first to get over 10% on the brakes. It was easy when I decided to just go as fast as I could and brake on the start/finish straight. But DRY of course. If it doesn't stop raining during P, seems no alternative but to either fail the test, or restart career. OR, perhaps you could turn down the AI difficulty to amateur just for that session and see if the lap time needed is increased to say 1:40, which might be do-able.
  3. Alain Becker

    Alain Becker
    Premium Member

    I've tried it :)
    I've changed to Amateur but same problem...

    The time given is not possible during rain.
  4. Whats assists are you using? Maybe switch ABS & TC on ?
  5. In Malaysia, the AI was very bad in Rain (Quali) i was 0.200 behind Rosberg with marussia in Career. The Rest 3 sek away oO but i got a extra lap..
  6. Alain Becker

    Alain Becker
    Premium Member

    I'm using ABS and TC yes.
    Brake Ass. is off.

    Damage and Flags = Realistic
  7. hmmm video your performance, let's see what's occurring :D
  8. Alain Becker

    Alain Becker
    Premium Member

    Damn it i just finished the Practice without making the R&D ... :(
    Now I'm on Grid 5 with PRIME for the Race :)
    The Option is going down after 2 rounds (2 in Qualification and 2 in Race) i i decided better starting from 5 and doing more Laps and then for the last 4 laps i will go to Option.

    My team is also crazy : want me everytime on Pole and finish 1! :D with a Sauber ...
  9. greedy lol,

    Same has happened with mine too :(
  10. Alain Becker

    Alain Becker
    Premium Member

    Yes i don't know if it is a bug or simply "unlucky" day for us.
    But i don't care anymore the thing is undone so i have to live with it.

    I HOPE to get a contract from Lotus in the middle of the Game or even better i can go to Red Bull at the End :D

    (I'm currently at Race Number 5 and got 1x 7 Place, 2 Wins , 1x 2 Place ;-)
    Maybe when Webber stays some Points behind me i can choose him as Rival after Spa ;-)
  11. I got this issue as well. It was in F1 2012 as well... a slightly wet hungaroring track and I was supposed to do 5 laps...but lap progressively gets wet...and R&D automatically puts you on option tires. You can imagine it is crazy difficult...my tip to get through....use the database editor...get yourself 99 flashbacks and try and manage to get the best possible laps....

    I think its just an oversight that CM didn't consider for the R&D objectives.