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Formula One 1979 Mod

Formula One 1979 Mod 0.6

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DISCLAIMERS:
1. DELETE
Automobilista\GameData\Vehicles\GP79 BEFORE INSTALLING VERSION 0.6.

2. I DID NOT MAKE THE CONTENTS IN THIS MOD. ALL CREDIT GOES TO THOSE BELOW:

GrandPrixClassics:
Created the original 2006 rFactor mod and trackpack.
@Markosamo : Remastered original mod and created Kauhsen model.

A FEW NOTES:

1.
When racing with AI, you must set "Opponent Detail" to FULL, or else the textures of the AI will not load correctly.

2. Racing with an H-Shifter creates the best experience.

3. If there are any bugs or issues, please PM me and I will fix it for the next update.

WHATS NEXT:

Version 0.9:
Add remaining drivers and cars for 1979
Add Low and High Downforce Packages

LOG:

0.5:

Added Tracks: Buenos Aires, Long Beach, Jarama, Zolder, Monaco, Dijon-Prenois, Silverstone, Zandvoort, Monza, Île Notre-Dame, Watkins Glen.

Added Cars: Lotus 79, Tyrrell 009, Brabham BT48, McLaren M29, ATS D3, Ferrari 312T4, Fittipaldi F6A, Renault RS10, Shadow DN9, Wolf WR8, Ensign N179, Merzario A2, Ligier JS11, Williams FW07, Arrows A1, Rebaque HR100, Alfa Romeo 179, Kauhsen WK.

Created HDV and other base physics files for all cars.

Created SRS and TGA files for the mod.

0.6:
Massive Physics and Preformance Overhaul
Fixed SMOKESAND.TGA error with Dijon-Prenois
Updated Zandvoort

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SEASON SUMMARY:
After the domination of Lotus in the 1978 F1 Championship, and the incredible innovation of Ground Effect, the rest of the teams scrambled to implement Ground Effect into their chassis for 1979.

At the first race in Buenos Aires, 4 other teams came prepared with Ground Effect cars to challenge Lotus; Tyrrell, Ligier, McLaren and Arrows. Every team competed for the front along with Lotus, except for Arrows. However, they were achieving results far above what they were previously achieving. The Ligier JS11 proved to be the new car to beat, as drivers Jacques Laffite and Patrick Depailler qualified 1-2, and Laffite won the race.

However, Ligier's dominance would be short lived by the 3rd round in Kyalami, where the brand new Ferrari 312T4 was unveiled. The car was Ferrari's response to Ground Effect. Gilles Villeneuve and Jody Scheckter finished the race 1-2 and were only contested by the Renault of Jean-Pierre Jabouille.

In the 5th round, the brand new Renault RS10 was unveiled at the Belgian GP. Although it's potential was slow to show, the RS10 proved to be the best car on the grid by the French GP. Jean-Pierre Jabouille and Rene Arnoux qualified 1-2, and Jabouille won the race. However, the car was horribly unreliable, and Renault failed to keep up with the front runners in points.

At the next race in Silverstone, a new car was shown to be a threat to the championship leading Ferrari's; the Williams FW07. The FW07, like the Renault RS10, was slow to show pace, but proved to be the biggest threat for the World Championship during the British GP. Alan Jones qualified on pole and Clay Regazzoni won the race in the other Williams car.

Although Alan Jones went on to win the next 4 out of 6 races, Jones ultimatly ran out of races and Ferrari won both championships, with Jody Scheckter winning the drivers title, and Gilles Villeneuve coming 2nd. Alan Jones came third with Williams and they came 2nd in the Constructors Championship. Laffite came fourth in the drivers, and Ligier came third in the constructors.
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    DELETE Automobilista\GameData\Vehicles\GP79 BEFORE INSTALLING VERSION 0.6 WHATS NEW: Massive...

Latest reviews

Looks Decent but the FFB is just wacky for me. Doesn't want to drive straight. Always pulling the wheel hard left or right.
JzAr8
JzAr8
Set FFB Strength to +10% and FFB Low Force Boost to 40%. Works great for me.
very interesting, a great thank you, waiting for new improvements
Thanks for the attempt!..needs a lot of work!..car skins on most teams come up in reverse!..just need to add the models in update section of the mod!...will you being updating this mod?..cheers on having a go at it!..
very good, loved it
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