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Tyres rules, dry-wet race

Discussion in 'F1 2012 - The Game' started by Martin Larsen, Apr 4, 2013.

  1. Hi, just one thing I wonder on, if the race starts dry, and lets say that its start to rain after lap 20 and than change to Intermediate/wet tyres. Do I than have to use both primes and option since its started dry or can I use only option since it gets a wet race?
  2. No mate because you've changed the compound. By using dry n wets your using two compounds - which are the rules :)
  3. Ok, yes I thought so but the Norwegen formula one commentator just confused me little bit...:p
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  4. Graham Laing

    Graham Laing
    ...... mostly harmless Staff Member

    Just like the last real Grand Prix in Malaysia. All the cars started on Intermediates. After that they could use any tyres they wanted at any time.
  5. Karl Fuss

    Karl Fuss
    Premium Member

    If the race is 100% wet you don't have to use different tyres... you can use wets for the whole race if you need to. Or use Inters for the whole race. It's only when the race is completely dry that you have to worry about using Primes and Options.

    If the race is 40% or more a chance of rain i tend to use Options until i have to switch to a wet tyre.
  6. Like Karl said, if the whole race is wet, it is not obligatory to pit for another set of tyres, that is if your tyres can last that long. I made that mistake at a league race once and it cost me a podium :)
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  7. OK, as I said I thought that but the norwegen f1 commentator just confused me little bit. He sometimes speaks to fast that he get some mistakes :p

    But another quastion about something else, since I didnt want to create a new thread just for that. When you have choosed rival, what are the thing you have to beat him on to get contract offer? WDC place og where it stands 0-0 in rival thing? Looong time sice played f1 2012 career last so dont remember... And sorry for bad english there, didnt know how to ask that better... :p
  8. @ your last question....

    You get a contract offer once you beat your Rival in the rankings.... However if you get WDC, you will find most teams offer you a contract straight away :)

    To beat the rival:
    You must finish ahead of him in each race.
  9. Is it best of three? I'm beating Massa 2-1 so will I get a contract offer from Ferrari at the end of the season or do I have to beat him out of the remaining races?
  10. No really in each race. I had 4-2 win-loss ratio and still got the seat ;)
  11. Aslong as you beat your rival overall you should get a contract offer

    Sorry not beat them each race - my bad lol