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Season 9 Race 3 Monza

Discussion in 'Presto GP' started by David Turnbull, Sep 6, 2012.

  1. David Turnbull

    David Turnbull
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    ill start the discussion off in here by asking nico to remove my time from the prestogp site, id sent you a pm about this just after it happened, ill start from a zero time and work from now :)
     
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  2. Bring on Monza!! :thumbsup:
     
  3. this is very true, due to the busy times I have had to downpriortize/forget it, but I will have a look at it now :)
    EDIT: I deleted it now. Could you do another lap just to check that it will update? (that I didn't brake it when I deleted it ;))
     
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  4. So can you guys tell me what is considered a good race pace? I'm doing mid 21s how much I have to improve?
     
  5. Sean Greenlaw

    Sean Greenlaw
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    Heres my old pb lap, I think 21s pretty good race pace Victor not much faster :thumbsup: added a setup to archive dont know if anygood though havent been on Monza in a while;)
     
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  6. David Turnbull

    David Turnbull
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    sorry nico but yeah, you broke it lol not showing a time for me now, last one i set was a 1.19.0
     
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  7. Sean how many degrees steering rotation you use?
     
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    New connection, haven't upgraded it yet, i needed to find how much latency i get. It dropped, not a lot. I pinged my usual test addresses and got 17ms responses a lot so that's a good thing...
     
  9. Sean Greenlaw

    Sean Greenlaw
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    270 Victor :thumbsup:
     
  10. Waw with Sean's great advices and help I dropped a second from my PB! Now I can constantly do 19.6-8 in Q. Thank you Sean! My problem still is S1. I lose 0.5 to 0.7 from Sean's laps and he's doing high 18.8-9s. Still good news is that I only need to work hard on one sector, not 3 :D
     
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  11. Shall we all respect the pit lane white line when exiting? Down to Turn 1.

    We have ask about this for every track and maybe everytime. :)

    Edit: I had better enquire about anywhere else on the track where the White Lines may not be observed. The entry or exit of Ascari perhaps? Chicanes? Just checking as my practice time will still be limited and I will naturally observe all White Line 'rules' unless otherwise mentioned. :)
     
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  12. Reik Major

    Reik Major
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    As far as I remember our Monza races we tryed to apply the RD-white-line-rule anywhere (s/f-straight, ascari, chicanes). So for me there's no reason to change that. ;)

    Few small cuts and wides will happen to everyone but the main intention should be to stay clean.

    To make pit exiting cars predictable, we should of course not cross the long white line with any wheel...
     
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  13. David Turnbull

    David Turnbull
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    +1 to the above :thumbsup:
     
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  14. Reik Major

    Reik Major
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    btw, I often asked myself what I'd do if I notice an acciedental (but major) cut in super pole which would result in a time gain.

    My answer so far would be to clearly lift the power for a few seconds and maybe go back one gear and then continue at full speed. Would that be ok?

    Edit: I'm asking because it could easily happen at the exit of ascari, so I like to discuss how the majority would define the way of self punishing.
     
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  15. David Turnbull

    David Turnbull
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    exactly what i do, but i lift then back onto the power, ive not had a serious cut yet that ive had to think about changing gear but i wont carry on at full speed knowing id cut, example the other night, i cant remember if it was during the race or the practise race the night before, but i overtook bob at the busstop, after the move was completed i accidentally cut the first part of the chicane, i instantly lifted off and let bob gain on me, i felt bob lost an oppertunity to get back at me because id cut so gave him the time back.

    i think most times a cut is likely to gain you .1 or .2 max unless its a huge cut or wide like hockenheim turn 1, but on the whole its not much, so a small lift off the power completely slows you rapidly, just as soon as youve lifted put the power back on, youve already lost maybe 20mph or more by the lift and gave back the time youve made.
     
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  16. Sean Greenlaw

    Sean Greenlaw
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    Also are we going to stay to the left racing line main straight safer for pits and better for broadcast than us all sticking to white line on right? i think we did this last race here also :thumbsup:
     
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  17. Thank you for the replies.Respect the lines and no running close down the pitlane wall either. Got it. :)

    I know that we don't generally break any white lines when racing, however, I read/ saw some of the real F1 lads [and Michael :)] running well wide on the exit of Ascari under some sort of drivers' agreement. I thought it best to bring up the subject again should someone decide to use a different part of the race track.
     
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  18. Sean Greenlaw

    Sean Greenlaw
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    Im not sure but i think that agreement was to accommodate Massa's driving :whistling:
     
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  19. "For Sure" :)
     
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  20. David Turnbull

    David Turnbull
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    heres my fastest so far, a 1.18.7



    obviously i used the fastest line at the main straight to get my fastest lap, but in the race ill be using the normal race line, and in qualifying too if everyone is sticking to the same rule, although its technically still 2 wheels on the track its still deviating quite a bit from the racing line.

    heres my setup too, based on reiks (i think, its been so long ago) doubles nicely as race setup, add fuel and softs/mediums and it will do a 22 mins stint no bother.
     

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