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The Group C cars are extremely close matched.

Discussion in 'RaceRoom Racing Experience' started by BrunoB, Jun 2, 2019.

  1. BrunoB

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    After using a lot of hours "leaderboarding" the Porsche 962 & Nissan R90CK Im amazed how extremely close the Sector3 Studios have matched/normalized these cars.
    Eventhough its still easy to feel the behaviour difference between the 2 cars.
    I have to say that its normal for me after intensive lapping on a track to reach some kind of laptime "wall" where its more or less impossible for me to squeeze any more ms out of a car.:sleep:
    And after some intensive setup therapy I cannot get any faster with these 2 cars on the Road America track - where I have been camping with my virtuel racing transporter the last weeks.:)

    And now comes my "proof" of the pudding!:geek:

    I started with the Porsche.
    And after getting to terms with its awkward London Bus behaviour(realistic??) I ended up with 1:54.408.
    Then I started the Nissan and this time it felt like the bus was even a London Double Decker(realistic??) - but anyway after a lot of laps I was able to get down to a hard earned 1:54.403.

    1:54.403 vs 1:54.408 - anyone closer?;)

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  2. BrunoB

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    Nothing to brag about - but..:)
    But I was actually able to push the laptimes for both cars a tiny bit lower - hehe after some intensive talk with my virtual garage engineer.:geek:
    But my point about the extremely close matching of the 2 cars still holds.
    1:53.932 for the Porsche and 1:53.978 for the Nissan.
    Anyone closer?:roflmao:

    ByTheWay: The VW pic is just a showoff :whistling:

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  3. Alex Hodgkinson

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    Nice, more evidence our system works :cool:
     
  4. BrunoB

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    Yes it does.:thumbsup:
    Actually this thread was not created (just) for bragging - but because I was genuinely very positively surprised of the extremely close match between these two cars.
    And I know its pretty difficult to keep both a close match and at the same time keep quite different car behaviour.
    Back when I was younger I was involved in some similiar car normalization in the first Ubisoft racing sims/games - F1RC and RS2.
    Hehe with a hex editor.:whistling:
     
  5. Alex Hodgkinson

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    What's particularly nice is that it was done solely by adjusting boost pressure, so everything else remains as it should be. Downforce values and weights are all on point :thumbsup:
     
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  6. BrunoB

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    OK good info @Alex .
    Then my guess is that if I get the setup nailed for one of the 90ties then I can use it for the 2 others - right?;)

    EDIT:
    Re-reading my comment above it looks like some severe brain meltdown have happened.:sleep:
    Suddenly the man BrunoB goes from talking about the two group C cars to conclude something about the similiarity between setups between the 3 FR90 cars.
    Not exactly the most sound thinking.:poop:
     
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