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US [US Server] Formula 1 @ Silverstone - Monday, August 18th

Discussion in 'Assetto Corsa Racing Club' started by Ryan Ogurek, Aug 14, 2014.

  1. Ryan Ogurek

    Ryan Ogurek
    Premium Member

    Are you ready for the challenge in the ultimate form of open wheeler racing? Lets give it a go in the 2014 Mercedes and Ferrari Formula 1 cars. See if you can keep these ferocious cars tame for 24 laps of Silverstone.

    Haven't got the game yet? Buy Assetto Corsa directly from the RD Store for only 29,99 Euro

    Special Notes:

    • Make sure you have read, and fully understand the Racing Club rules. Remember, breaking the golden rule will earn you a 30 day suspension
    • As long as written chat isn't available the use of Teamspeak is mandatory. If you can't join our Teamspeak channel and stay in it for this event please sign out in time.,
    • Book your slots in time from 01:00 GMT which leaves you with a 60 minute time frame to book your slots on the servers. If you can't book in time make sure to sign out before 02:00 GMT so your spot can go to somebody else.
    • Passwords will be given out on Teamspeak during the booking period.
    • When You Enter A Passworded RACEDEPARTMENT.COM SERVER YOUR PROFILE NAME IN ASSETTO CORSA HAS TO MATCH YOUR REAL NAME YOU USED TO GET YOUR LICENCE. And only your real name no letters or numbers added please. there are no exception to this rule. If you are having problems with this, contact a member of staff before the event has started.
    • How to change your profile name CLICK HERE
    • Remember if you sign up and don't show up without signing out your name goes in the black book..Entry into the black book is not good for your licence. Already we have 27 drivers listed in this book,
    Cars: Mercedes W05, Ferrari F14T | Download

    (you have 60 minutes to book your slot on the server before practice begins)
    Booking: 02:00 GMT | 22:00 EDT | 19:00 PDT
    Practice: 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT | 20:00 PDT
    Qualifying: 03:30 GMT | 23:30 EDT | 20:30 PDT
    Race: 03:45 GMT | 23:45 EDT | 20:45 PDT (24 Laps / Standing Start)

    Racing Club Rules: click here
    Teamspeak Password:
    click here
    Teamspeak Installation Guide: click here

    Let's fill up the grid! You can ask other drivers to race with you by using the tag function of the forum. Just type an @ directly followed by the user name and this person will receive a notification. Example @RaceDepartment

    Our racing clubs are foremost meant to gain online experience so please help other drivers out when they have questions about the event, the car, the track, the setup or a combination. This is not a league race, it's not about who wins, it's for some fun, so please join us on TeamSpeak and build a little community spirit! The more fun we make it, the more inclined people will be to join in and make the grids bigger.

    Priority access
    In case of a large amount of sign-ups premium members are given priority access to enter this event.

    I would just like to remind everyone these club events are just for fun. No matter if you are posting record lap times, or if you are vastly off the pace, how fast or slow you are does not matter. As long as you are able to follow the rules, and be courteous towards other drivers, you have something to contribute as well as something to learn from others. Please don't be discouraged by how well you know the car or track. If you are someone who is normally competing for podiums, but you don't know the track, look at it as a test of your instincts and an opportunity for the slower members to place higher. I realise everyone wants to be competitive, but this results in lower sign ups as people tend to shy away from events they are not as fast in. So please, sign up for events you are slow in as well. This is all about the fun and the learning experience, leagues will come later for all the :alien:'s.

    Entry List

    Ferrari F14T
    1. Ryan Ogurek
    2. Justin Talent
    3. Joao M Alves
    4. Chris Stacey
    5. -
    6. -
    Mercedes W05
    1. Thales de Oliveira
    2. Keith Griffall
    3. Fred Locklear
    4. -
    5. -
    6. Marco Waechter (maybe)
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2014
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  2. Joao Alves

    Joao Alves
    Premium Member

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  3. Justin

    #1 overuser of the :P emoticon

    I'm in. :) Though could it possibly be a smart idea to set a limit on who uses each car? I don't see anyone picking the Ferrari (or the Lotus if it's released this weekend) when the Merc is available. :p Also I wonder just how many cars the game can handle before CPU warnings appear due to the one LOD.
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  4. In! :D
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  5. Ryan Ogurek

    Ryan Ogurek
    Premium Member

    After some testing I think we should switch this to Mugello. Makes for a closer match between the cars, the F14T does not do well at Imola. Ok with you guys?
  6. Joao Alves

    Joao Alves
    Premium Member

    How about Silverstone... Seems like a bit too much Mugello.
  7. Fine with me! :) Maybe Monza? zD Just trolling...

    Silver Arrows *o*
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  8. Ryan Ogurek

    Ryan Ogurek
    Premium Member

    I just say mugello because I know they can get within a second of each other there. Lets try to find the track they get closest to each other.
    No mod tracks though, we dont need to sacrifice more FPS than we are with the one LOD
  9. Ryan Ogurek

    Ryan Ogurek
    Premium Member

  10. Justin

    #1 overuser of the :P emoticon

    Even though the Merc is so much easier to drive and clearly quicker, I'll be stupid and pick the Ferrari. :p
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  11. Ryan Ogurek

    Ryan Ogurek
    Premium Member

    Just gave silverstone a try, seems like a pretty good matchup. What you guys think?
  12. Joao Alves

    Joao Alves
    Premium Member

    I think I'll take Justin's example and shoot myself in the foot from the start. Give me the red one.
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  13. Keith_G

    Premium Member

    OK I'm in. Better give me the merc though, I need all the help I can get!
  14. Fred Locklear

    Fred Locklear
    Moving bollard Premium Member

    Sign me up for the Merc pls
  15. Chris

    Ted Kravitz Appreciation Society Staff Member Premium Member

    Ah what the hey.
    Sign me up in the Ferrari!

    What could possibly go wrong? Hah
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  16. Joao Alves

    Joao Alves
    Premium Member

    I see you too, like Justin and I, enjoy a good gunshot to the foot.
  17. Marco Waechter

    Marco Waechter
    Premium Member

    sign me up in merc. haven't played AC for weeks. If I'll be in chat, I'll race. If not (and sleeping -because of germany timezone-), then not ;).
  18. Ryan Ogurek

    Ryan Ogurek
    Premium Member

    So you're a maybe then?
  19. Justin

    #1 overuser of the :P emoticon

    OK, so after thinking that the Ferrari was an undriveable barge even during perfect grip hotlap mode, I decided to have a race conditions practice run. It was certainly an eye opener. :p

    96% track, 70 litres of fuel on hard tyres...umm yeah. The lack of grip is insane. Every single turn is an exercise in hoping the tyres and the torque of the car decide to be friendly. If they don't, you're in a wall somewhere half a second later.

    Wouldn't be surprised if the Mercs lapped all the Ferrari's on race day. :D

    That being said, after completing that race sim and then going back to hotlap conditions, the Ferrari feels like a dream hahaha. I took off 1.6 seconds off my previous PB hotlap time. So practising in race conditions sure helped me! :thumbsup:
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