EU Ferrari F40 S3 @ Imola - Thu 24th July 2014

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"Italy, intraveniously"

Event details

Server: #2
Max servers: 1
Max number of participants: 24
Car: Ferrari F40 S3
Track: Imola

Booking: 18:00 GMT
Qualifying: 19:00 GMT
Race: 20:00 GMT
Race distance: 15 laps

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This event
  • Server will be up, close to or at 18:00 GMT.
  • Booking starts at 18:00 GMT.
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  • Penalties will be enabled during this event.
  • Time of day will be set at 14:00h for Qualifying.
  • No changing grip levels set on server.
  • Set your surface in the race options to 'Optimum'.
  • Standing Start for the race.
  • This event has a minimal number of 5 participants to take place.
In general
  • Make a new post for a better overview, if you do need to sign out.
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  • If you don't want to be disturbed during a qualifying lap, you may turn off your mic/headphones, albeit please remember to enable them again afterwards - especially before the race starts. You will have plenty of time to do so in the transition between the Qually and Race session.
  • To ensure a level playing field, set the ambient temperature to the default 26°C, enable fuel consumption, enable tyre wear and disable mechanical damage in the configuration windows - example.
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Entry list

  1. Liviu Tiron
  2. Bernhard Schreyek
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Tips and Tricks section
(comprised of factual information and personal racing experience)

This car
  • click here for a submitted setup for the Ferrari F40 S3 at this track.
  • You need to manage the power of this car and its potential for oversteer.
  • I'm usually a big opponent against touching the toe settings, however in this rare case, more positive toe at the rear will give you much needed braking stability.
  • For the car to be more compliant and to roll more in the corners, apply more negative rear camber.
  • Do brake very early with the F40. "The corner begins when you apply the brakes."
  • No tail braking or any of that sort - take each corner brake, turn-in and accelerate in that succession.
  • Avoid the massive turbo lag below 3500 rpm or you'll go nowhere. Use the clutch to reduce engine resistance, if the revs drop for some reason.

This track
  • Good overtaking opportunities are turns 2, 7, 11 and 14 (see map).
  • You'll mostly need high speed stability and braking stability on this track.
  • Take T1 from the outside to have a straight car early for the braking zone before T2.
  • Avoid tail-braking before T5.
  • Despite the poor brakes you can go deep into T7 - a fast exit will yield you valuable time up the hill.
  • Take the curve between T7 and T8 from the outside, because of the same reason for T2.
  • T13 is for the brave among us. The safe way is to let go of the throttle before turn-in into T13 and to brake early for T14, or the brave (and faster) way is to keep your foot planted after T13 and risk sliding into the gravel at T14.
  • T16 & T17 don't exist at our version of the track.
In general
  • A turn is defined by a 'Change in direction'.
  • Be sure to practice race starts with cold tyres to get a clean and fast getaway from the grid - this is also a safety issue to avoid spins and accidents right after the lights go out.
  • You may also share your setups with a short description in the 'Assetto Corsa Setups' forum.
  • Be careful during overtaking and give your fellow drivers enough room to maneuver.
  • Make sure you are sufficiently far alongside the car you want to overtake before committing to a move. Additionally, be sure your fellow driver sees you and is aware/can sense/can predict where you are /where you will be in the next couple of seconds. This will massively reduce unnecessary contact and clumsy accidents.
  • The virtual rear mirror (press F11), the red triangles at the corners of your screen pointing at a close car and a regular look back (map a button) will help you with that.
Track map
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