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Assetto Corsa Classic DTM series

So! We have the M3 DTM which was in dtm from 1987 to 1990, in the new DLC we will get the 155 v6 ti which was in dtm in 1993, and lastly we'll get the 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II, which again raced from 1990 to 1992. So, the e30 seems rather outclassed here. Will these 3 cars form a competitive series?


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We could try and feature them in a club race somewhere soon, but a full league is currently not an option.


Well, it's easy to research it and make an assumption based on the figures.

For example:

Alfa 155 V6 TI

  • 480bhp
  • weight: 1,060 kg
  • top speed: 300 kph
  • Four wheel drive
  • ~350bhp
  • weight: 945kg
  • top speed: ~280kph
  • Rear wheel drive

On paper, the Alfa should smoke the BMW, but on tarmac; who knows? But I doubt the Beamer would be able to put up any serious kind of resistance to the Alfa, because the 130 bhp difference is hard to look past.
I had a look at a power to weight ratio calculator to see if the weight would make any difference but it doesn't seem to. I'm assuming a bigger number is better??

Alpha 0.2054003185
BMW 0.1679971741
Weight to power ratio helps much with low speed (0-150km/h). After that aerodynamic drag vs power is what matter. With same aero car with more power win easily.

4 8 15 16 23 42 108

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In fact the E30 M3 was running till 1992 in works teams and even a title contender (Cecotto).
In 1993 it was still running but only in private hands and did not stand a chance versus the class 1 Alfa and Mercedes.

Will look for 1993 again, don't want to be wrong...