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ROUND NINE - AUSTRIA; July 9; 21:00 BST; 50%

Discussion in 'XB1 | F1 2017 Championship' started by Rob, Jul 3, 2017.

  1. Rob

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    The RACEDEPARTMENT
    2017 Formula One Racing League
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    Distance: 50% (36 laps)
    Host: Peter Hooper
    Day: SUNDAY
    Start Time: 4pm EDT; 9pm BST; 8pm GMT
    Vehicle Damage: FULL
    Car Performance: EQUAL
    Safety Car: ON
    Collisions: ON
    Flags and Penalties: ON
    Corner Cutting: NORMAL
    View: ANY (Cockpit is encouraged, but not mandatory)
    Assists: NONE
    Weather: DYNAMIC
    Formation Lap: YES
    Parc Ferme: ON
    Qualifying: SHORT
    In-Game Race Time: OFFICIAL


    Note 4.3) Minimum Grid: Where human driver participation is lower than 12, and the majority of the drivers agree, the grid will be topped up using AI controlled cars. If the total number of human drivers is less than 6 then the committee will decide if the race declared a "non points paying race". Such a declaration to be made before starting.

    Drivers signed up for league are as follows. Post below if you will attend.
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    Robert Waddell / OctoberDusk06 / Red Bull
    Gareth Jones / IndyJonesJnr/ McLaren
    Matthew Booth / Boothy116 / Ferrari
    Mitch Gosling / mitch4p4looz4 / Ferrari
    Karl Fuss / niblips2 / Sauber
    Trevor Montgomery / FoXtRoT12369 / Scudaria Torro Rosso
    Westley Byfield / unaufadox / Renault
    Owen Brockis / brocko 7 / Williams Martini Racing
    Mike Baker / MBMotorSports2 / Haas
    Neale Horne / Nealson67/ Haas
    BIGWILL369 / Mercedes
    Jake Browne / II JAKE B 14 / Williams Racing


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    Restarts will be at the discretion of the host, but shall be limited to mass disconnects (as defined by the host), or a game related glitch. Drivers are welcome and encouraged to twitch their races and post later.
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    All drivers who participate agree to adhere to the standards of driving that are outlined in the league regulations. In addition, the league rules, the racing rules of this website www.racedepartment.com apply here as well, and will preempt the league rules when the two conflict. They are incorporated by reference.

    This league wants to make clear that incident reports, while unfortunate, are expected, and no discrimination shall be taken against drivers that file such incident reports. *Discrimination* shall be defined at the discretion of the league officials, if needed. Actions that shall include discrimination are, but are not limited to, retaliatory actions against the complainant, and actions, retaliatory or not, which are meant to discourage incident reports to the league.

    More importantly, the over-arching purpose here is to have fun, and the responsibility of our work here centers on freedom. No thought police will troll this forum, and we all can joke like adults without taking offense unless threatening violence or defamatory.
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  2. Rob

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    Robert Waddell / OctoberDusk06 / Red Bull
     
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    Westley Byfield / unaufadox / Renault
     
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    BIGWILL369 Mercedes. Love this track! It's short simplistic nature makes it easy to learn & always provides very close racing
     
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    Peter Hooper \ Hammerpgh \ McLaren
     
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  6. Matthew Booth

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    Matthew Booth/Boothy116/Ferrari no.2 :)

    PS it's the 9th not 8th :thumbsup:
     
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  7. Mitch Gosling

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    Mitch Gosling | mitch4p4looz4 | SF16-H

    No more walls :sneaky:
     
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  9. Rob

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    If you are comparing to other F1 tracks, I could not agree more.
     
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  10. Rob

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    I knew I should'nt have tried it Euro style (8 July ----)!! lol. Back to sanity. (Thanks for the catch)
     
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  12. Peter Hooper

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    Eight signed up already on day 1.. Looking good guys :thumbsup:
     
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  13. Rob

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    Yea, looks like "F1 Hardcore" might have an audience after all. We'll see about the real hardcore (classics 2017)
     
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    How are people's practises going? I've managed a 1:09 flat in qually on SS so far, thinking the two stop may be the way to go. I don't think I'm brace/stupid enough for the one stop
     
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    I'm getting used to the super softs at the moment. I have done so much practice on the softs the supers feel foreign. I saw Limitless and TRL Martin do 1 stops. They qualified 13th and 14th I think and finished 3rd and 4th but when challenged by anyone on a 2 stopper they had no response...and that challenge came up quickly!
    I don't think the 1 stop is for me either.
     
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    Haven't got I too much practice yet just enough to get a setup in place and some race trim running on softs so not sure abt quali pace but suspect I'll be more around the 1:10 mark. Never been the best on quali pace.
     
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    From what i remember the one stop strategy was hard to pull off. I think you have to baby the tyres the whole way. That means no racing and defending hard. No spins or brake lock ups. But it can ruin your pace, especially if you get stuck in traffic. On top of all that, if there is a SC it can ruin your strategy altogether.

    I hope to get some practice time in tonight, can't remember my personal best from the last time i raced here atm. I'll have to try and look it up.

    EDIT - the last time i raced here was with realistic cars and i was in the Sauber, so lap times are pointless. I'm pretty sure they would have been around the 2 minute mark in that slow hunk-o-junk. lol
     
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    Im free for practice if anyone fancies a few laps around Austria
     
  20. Mitch Gosling

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    I don't think it matters how many stops you do here, I think the performance gain is worth it.

    But I'm down for a quickie
     
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