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Silverstone - Great Britain (Wet)

Discussion in 'F1 2011 Setups' started by F1Ace, Jan 10, 2012.

  1. CarRB7

    Circuit
    Silverstone UK

    Condition
    Wet

    Distance
    P2

    Aerodynamics
    Front Wing Angle:11
    Rear Wing Angle:11

    Braking
    Balance: F 48% - R 52%
    Pressure:Medium
    Brake Size:Standard

    Balance
    Front Anti-Roll Bar:1
    Rear Anti-Roll Bar:10

    Suspension
    Front Ride Height:3
    Rear Ride Height:3
    Front Spring Stiffness:8
    Rear Spring Stiffness:7

    Gearbox
    Gear 1: 141 kph / xxx mph
    Gear 2: 173 kph / xxx mph
    Gear 3: 205 kph / xxx mph
    Gear 4: 237 kph / xxx mph
    Gear 5: 270 kph / xxx mph
    Gear 6: 303 kph / xxx mph
    Gear 7: 341 kph / xxx mph

    Engine
    Fuel Map: Mix 2
    Fuel:6 Laps

    Alignment
    Camber Front:-3.50
    Camber Rear:-1.40
    Toe Front:0.12
    Toe Rear:0.47

    Tyres
    inter

    Notes
    Got the fastest time in P2 did a 1:36:892 but im not good in the rain maybe you can probably do better. I race with no aids on AI on legend, please leave your feedback on the setup and tips for improving thanks cheers
     
  2. Bram

    Bram
    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Premium Member

    Game Mode
    Race

    Car
    Mercedes GP

    Circuit
    Silverstone

    Condition
    Full Wet

    Distance
    100%

    Aerodynamics
    Front Wing Angle: 6
    Rear Wing Angle: 8

    Braking
    Balance: F 46% - R 54%
    Pressure: Low
    Brake Size: Standard

    Balance
    Front Anti-Roll Bar: 2
    Rear Anti-Roll Bar: 6

    Suspension
    Front Ride Height: 2
    Rear Ride Height: 2
    Front Spring Stiffness: 6
    Rear Spring Stiffness: 4

    Gearbox
    Gear 1: 147 kph / xxx mph
    Gear 2: 181 kph / xxx mph
    Gear 3: 212 kph / xxx mph
    Gear 4: 244 kph / xxx mph
    Gear 5: 278 kph / xxx mph
    Gear 6: 313 kph / xxx mph
    Gear 7: 352 kph / xxx mph

    Engine
    Fuel Map: Rich (Mix 3) (qual)
    Fuel: 4 laps (qualy)

    Alignment
    Camber Front: -2.80
    Camber Rear: -0.80
    Toe Front: 0.10
    Toe Rear: 0.20

    Tyres
    wet

    Best Laptime
    N/A

    Notes
    Long first gear, use it where you can
     
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  3. Thanks Bram, I was struggling to find a setup in the wet ...works well with the Lotus.
     
  4. Tom

    Tom
    Staff Emeritus Staff

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    [​IMG] Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone

    Game version: 1.01
    Car used: Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26
    Weather: Heavy Rain
    Qualifying time: 1:34.197

    Aerodynamics
    Front Wing Angle: 10
    Rear Wing Angle: 11

    Braking
    Balance: F 49% - R 51%
    Pressure: Medium
    Brake Size: Standard

    Balance
    Front Anti-roll Bar: 10
    Rear Anti-roll Bar: 9

    Suspension
    Front Ride Height: 3
    Rear Ride Height: 3
    Front Spring Stiffness: 10
    Rear Spring Stiffness: 10

    Gearbox
    Gear 1: 138 kph
    Gear 2: 172 kph
    Gear 3: 199 kph
    Gear 4: 232 kph
    Gear 5: 271 kph
    Gear 6: 303 kph
    Gear 7: 330 kph

    Alignment
    Camber front: -3.40
    Camber rear: -1.50
    Toe front: 0.15
    Toe rear: 0.38

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    [​IMG] Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone

    Game version: 1.02
    Car used: Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26
    Weather: Heavy Rain
    Qualifying time: 1:36.510

    Aerodynamics
    Front Wing Angle: 8
    Rear Wing Angle: 10

    Braking
    Balance: F 48% - R 52%
    Pressure: Medium
    Brake Size: Standard

    Balance
    Front Anti-roll Bar: 5
    Rear Anti-roll Bar: 10

    Suspension
    Front Ride Height: 1
    Rear Ride Height: 1
    Front Spring Stiffness: 9
    Rear Spring Stiffness: 8

    Gearbox
    Gear 1: 135 kph
    Gear 2: 167 kph
    Gear 3: 197 kph
    Gear 4: 228 kph
    Gear 5: 261 kph
    Gear 6: 295 kph
    Gear 7: 333 kph

    Alignment
    Camber front: -3.30
    Camber rear: -1.10
    Toe front: 0.12
    Toe rear: 0.32
     
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  5. Very good !
    i did 1.37.121
     
  6. Based loosely on Bram's setup, this is for all you grinders out there who are still driving the Lotus out of love...

    Game Mode
    FP / Race

    Car
    Lotus (Caterham)

    Circuit
    Silverstone

    Condition
    Full Wet, (session dried slowly, drove with FW, Inter & Options)

    Distance
    100%

    Aerodynamics
    Front Wing Angle: 6
    Rear Wing Angle: 7

    Braking
    Balance: F 46% - R 54%
    Pressure: Low
    Brake Size: Standard

    Balance
    Front Anti-Roll Bar: 2
    Rear Anti-Roll Bar: 10

    Suspension
    Front Ride Height: 1
    Rear Ride Height: 1
    Front Spring Stiffness: 2
    Rear Spring Stiffness: 3

    Gearbox
    Gear 1: 147 kph / 91 mph
    Gear 2: 183 kph / 114 mph
    Gear 3: 214 kph / 133 mph
    Gear 4: 244 kph / 151 mph
    Gear 5: 270 kph / 168 mph
    Gear 6: 299 kph / 186 mph
    Gear 7: 337 kph / 210 mph

    Engine
    Fuel Map: Rich (Mix 3) (qual)
    Fuel: 4 laps (qualy)

    Alignment
    Camber Front: -3.10
    Camber Rear: -1.00
    Toe Front: 0.10
    Toe Rear: 0.35

    Tyres
    Wet (then Inter, then Option through the session)

    Best Laptime
    1:37.830

    Notes
    As Bram said, Gear 1 is super long, with throttle modulation really helps through the tight final corner and round hairpins.

    You should probably adjust the gear ratios very slightly downwards for 2, 3 and 4 -- 5 to 7 may also benefit from one click down but I prefer slightly longer gearing to avoid engine wear.




    Whilst I geared this 'blind' -- most of the setups are in KPH and I use MPH (quaint Brit that I am) -- when I did the KPH -> MPH conversions, I was surprised how exactly my curve followed Bram's until 5th Gear. Obviously the Mercedes can run with lower DF so gets that extra top end speed benefit.

    You'll find this car runs with moderate downforce and the front end *will* understeer in very wet conditions, but I thought it did so in a balanced way. The set up shouldn't burn through tyres too quickly - the main problem with the Lotus due to its low overall downforce - so although you'll go slower, you'll consistently go the same amount of slow. ;-)

    I play (badly) with all Assists off but this setup is pleasing to drive for me. It breaks away predictably and you can even hold an unexpected slide as long as your tyres aren't 12 laps old. THROTTLE MODULATION IS CRITICAL FOR THIS TRACK, and nail your apexes. As I got used to the setup, particularly in the dry, I found I could put the power down out of faster corners sooner and sooner.


    My best lap in FP2 was the 1:37, you can happily tonk round doing 1:38s and 1:39s on this setup. Very satisfying once you get the setup tweaked.