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RDGPC S6 | Round 3 | Adelaide - December 16th

Discussion in 'RD GP Championship' started by Joseph Wright, May 21, 2017.

Added to Calendar: 16-12-17
  1. Joseph Wright

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    Track Description
    Adelaide will show which of our drivers are the most agile, and can keep their concentration focused when just inches away from concrete barriers. The temporary street circuit located adjacent to the central business district of Adelaide in the East Parklands, proves one of Australia's most famous racing circuits - alongside Melbourne and Bathurst, of course (funny how none of them are permanent circuits, eh?). This particular layout hosted the Formula Grand Prix event for eleven years from 1985 through to 1995.
    Our drivers will be looking for overtakes all over the circuit, with drivers showing who has the biggest set of mahoonas into the Senna Chicane, with a major overtaking location at Wakefield (Turn 4). Of course, after Brabham straight, drivers would have had about 15 - 20 seconds of slipstream into Dequetteville Hairpin (turn 11), where drivers will be trying their hardest to complete moves set up through turn 9. The Race Course (Turn 12 through 15) will prove vital when setting up an overtake through Mistral Hairpin (turn 16) before starting the lap again.

    Weekend Schedule
    • Practice - 19:00GMT (60 Minutes)
    • Qualifying - 20:00GMT (20 Minutes)
    • Warm Up - 20:20GMT (10 Minutes - Will be adjusted so the race starts at 20:30GMT sharp)
    • Race - 20:30GMT (90 Minutes Approx / 68 Laps)

    Stewards Notes
    • Please review the latest additions to the regulations before joining.
    • Please read and familiarize yourself with the Rules and Information beneath.
    Important Rules and Information
    • No in-game chat is allowed apart from admins from the start of Practice.
    • You need to be in TS at all times from the start of Practice to the conclusion of your race.
    • No exiting pit lane before the green light is shown at the Start of Qualifying - any driver doing so will suffer a penalty.
     
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  2. Joseph Wright

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    Round 3 is next!!
     
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  3. Davy Vandevenne

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  4. CMGARAGE

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    This will be the historic layout, btw.
     
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  5. Manos Papangleou

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    Hellenic Racing Association (HRT) is looking for a driver for only round 3 Adelaide , taking the seat of the car NO.12 (Manos Papangelou). There will be only one seat available so there will be a picking process . The only thing you have to do is private message me with a screenshot with at least 10 timed laps around the track (with the times "right click on your name"). The driver with the fastest average time of the last 10 laps (if you did more than 10, not suggested its better to start with fresh tires) will win the seat! The deadline ends 10th of December , one week before the race!
    Good Luck!
     
  6. Tero Dahlberg

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    The track is quite slippery! Gonna be a different kind of challenge this one :D
     
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  7. Andrew Harper

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    I'm glad it's not just me then! lol

    For any Fanatec pedal users, can any of you please share with me your in game settings?

    I can't slow down for this track, it's insane. I've never been fast with the Fanatec pedals anyway (I tend to have to brake much earlier than with my older Thrustmaster pedals) but if I brake hard I lock up everything and if I brake as normal I simply don't make the corner and just understeer into the wall.

    I'm in the 40's at the moment and I'm driving like Miss Daisy! lol

    Difficult to describe but it feels like very cold brakes or braking on ice, the car won't slow down fast enough.

    Maybe as Tero mentions it's just low grip but really struggling at the moment.

    Going to play around with the settings on the pedal themselves (currently on number 9) but I don't really want to do that too much as I've got used to it now.
     
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  8. Tero Dahlberg

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    No idea about Fanatecs but I would recommend using same linearity/setting you're used to and just adjust the brake pressure/force lower in the Garage.
     
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  9. Dan ONeill

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    I can have a look at how mine are setup tonight Andrew as I can't remember exactly now.
    What do you generally run the in car brake force at? Some say you should use 100% with a load cell brake but I rarely do as it's too sensitive.

    I think I was testing this week on about 88% in car brake force.
     
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  10. Andrew Harper

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    Thanks matey :thumbsup: Yeah I usually start at 100% and then work backwards slowly until I find the right balance but last night I was getting nowhere. I agree though at 100% they can be very fierce. Depends on the car of course.

    However I was feeling a bit tired which isn't always a good combination...:laugh::rolleyes:

    Oddly on the old Grand Prix Series Adelaide was my favourite, it wasn't last night! :roflmao:
     
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  11. Dan ONeill

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    Ok Andrew I've had a quick practice on the server and my settings are:
    Fanatec load cell sensitivity (dial on pedals) is 6.
    In game car brake force is 88%

    I used motec to check my inputs and it's only really the hard braking area at the end of the long straight where I reach 100% brake pedal force, most other corners vary a lot but generally no more than 80% brake pedal force.

    Also I found out on motec that I'm locking up my front right wheel at the hardest braking points, shifted the bias back to 53.5 - 54% front and it was reduced quite a lot. Be careful in the in field corners with the bias set rearward because if you brake slightly too hard whilst turning the wheel at all you'll lock up the rears and round she goes!

    Forgot to mention that tyre temps are critical round here, too cold and she slides around, I found my best times were lap 3.
    Too hot then the same but with no comeback...
     
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    Server down :-(
     
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    hello ! problem with adelaide server???? impossible to join...
    thanks to see that
     
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    hi ! if i can help mister andrew..... my brake setup
    52/48
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    slowly in a first lap , after all is ok
    ps: don't forget to play with the front tire pressure
     
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  16. Davy Vandevenne

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    Sorry guys, server hotfixed and running. Should work now :)
     
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  17. Joseph Wright

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    Server runs now on skinpack v1.4. :) See you all this saturday. Good Luck!:thumbsup:
     
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  19. Dan Long

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    This place is pretty epic... :D
     
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