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EU Caterham Superlight @ Oulton Park - Tue 04 Aug 2020

Goffik

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Class: Caterham Superlight
Track: Oulton Park - Island

Tuesday 04/08/20
Practice:
19:00 UTC (30 minutes)
Qualifying 1: 19:30 UTC (15 minutes)
Race 1: 19:45 UTC (20 minutes)
Qualifying 2: 20:05 UTC (5 minutes)
Race 2: 20:10 UTC (20 minutes)


Caterham Superlight - 28 Slots
  1. Goffik
  2. Daniel R.
  3. Balazs Floszmann
  4. Gordie Gunn
  5. Mark E Taylor
  6. alpebo
  7. Frank Lehmann
  8. Marcus Miller
  9. Andrew Leach
  10. Matt Rosum
  11. PurgerUK
  12. ears
  13. Ingemar Petersson
  14. max1966i
  15. Jopamir
  16. Free slot
  17. Free slot
  18. Free slot
  19. Free slot
  20. Free slot

Reserves
  1. Reserve
  2. Reserve


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Goffik

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Daniel R.

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Is that you standing next to a Caterham? Not fair! Not fair at all I say!
I bet those things are a blast though!
That picture was from a drift experience I participated in at the nurburgring.
Its like autocross around cones on a big paved flat in the paddock.
If I remember correctly those where also superlights. They had around 120HP (which was well enough to drift) weighing 500Kg. 75% LSD.
Super direct, just pure driving, super fun...

It's an experience I can truly recommend for everybody!!!
 
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Daniel R.

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@Goffik is the server already up?
I would like to do some laps (maybe with somebody else ;-)) this evening for practice...

Edit: don't worry I can set up my own..
 
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Goffik

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@Goffik is the server already up?
It is now. :)

Note that I have to drop the number of available slots to 28 for this event, because that's the grid slot limit for Oulton Park.
 

Marcus Miller

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That picture was from a drift experience I participated in at the nurburgring.
Its like autocross around cones on a big paved flat in the paddock.
If I remember correctly those where also superlights. They had around 120HP (which was well enough to drift) weighing 500Kg. 75% LSD.
Super direct, just pure driving, super fun...

It's an experience I can truly recommend for everybody!!!
That sounds like a riot! Do tell, would it be accurate to say they are as tail happy under acceleration as they seem in the game (I know, you were drifting with 'em)? I'm having a hard time doing a consistent line as the car keeps changing direction when I get on the throttle. I like a little throttle steer. I'm just not crazy about running over signs (or corner workers):)
 

Daniel R.

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That sounds like a riot! Do tell, would it be accurate to say they are as tail happy under acceleration as they seem in the game (I know, you were drifting with 'em)? I'm having a hard time doing a consistent line as the car keeps changing direction when I get on the throttle. I like a little throttle steer. I'm just not crazy about running over signs (or corner workers):)
Well it's a bit hard to compare real to virtual because in virtual there is a lot missing like G-Forces etc.
But yes, they are tail happy.
But...
The ones I drove a had a LSD. So when you started driving a circle and got on the Throttle the car rather understeers than oversteer. You then had to give him a little clutch kick. And then it oversteered of course. The steering is super direct, so it's relatively easy to counteract.
In mid fast corners of course, the car oversteer under Throttle.
Best way to drift is using load change reactions. It's very agile...

I think in AMS2 the Caterham is really good.. I love it...