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Formula 3 lack of downforce

Jos Swarthoff

100RPM
Feb 25, 2013
119
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37
at high speed the rear end just goes away while driving this car.

default downforce settings were 30/30, I changed it to 20/30 but this the rear end just said bye bye at high speed.

normal?
 

Wedsley Dias

250RPM
Nov 20, 2012
352
101
53
Among the formulas, the F3 is the car more downforce and as mentioned, more stable. You need a balance on adjusting the wings (front / rear), and most importantly, identify and respect the car's speed according to the lane stretch.
 

grumbel

75RPM
Jan 17, 2014
77
27
40
Add more rear wing (e.g. 35) and make sure to not hit the gas pedal to hard when going through corners. With a few setup tweaks the F3 is really stable and easy to drive, with the default setup however I find it far to easy to make the rear swing out and lose control.
 

Ho3n3r

5000RPM
Oct 20, 2010
5,568
1,838
at high speed the rear end just goes away while driving this car.

default downforce settings were 30/30, I changed it to 20/30 but this the rear end just said bye bye at high speed.

normal?
Sounds like it's bottoming out. Add stiffer springs, and ride height to this car.

Here's even a setup you can try, which worked well at Interlagos.
 

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