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Car was a bit average for me hear, didnt get to change it up much in prac so qual 4th with a meh lap.

Race 1 i got a decent start but couldnt keep up with grat and russ, somehow my pressures were too low and the car was sliding everywhere which compounded into tyre wear which put me back into phil for a nice little fight for 3rd in the last few laps.

Race 2 i made some changes to the car and it was way better and i could fight russ for the lead for a few laps but then he got away towards the end and again tyre wear started to kill me lol i think i may have it to agressive with the cambers or something. The last lap i decided to go nuts to try and build on my 1 sec gap to grat but i instead fried my rear tyre and he caught up lol. Was a good pressure race russ did not blink and the pace was super quick and consistent all race so well done man good drive.

Got qual pretty good was happy with the lap, Race 1 everything felt good and i was able to manage the pace and build up the gap back to grat :)

Race 2 the 72kg ballast killed the car but made for a interesting race so it did its job, lap 2 through the fast right hander the extra weight caught me out by how much understeer it induced into the car so i gave up the lead to grat by going wide, but i probably wouldnt of been able to keep him behind anyway, i really had to use all the car to keep up with him and by lap 10 i had no tyres and the lead blew out lol and then last lap got caught up with phil didnt even notice he had a go at turn 3 i was too busy trying to keep the car in a straight line lol. Made a big difference to points apparently a lot more than i thought

Havent done any laps here yet but here is my blackwood setup I wasn't a huge fan of it but hey it seemed to serve me well last round. Id say will need the tyre pressures adjusted for here

surprised to grab pole i wasnt overly happy with the car, i got to a point where it was ok but not great but obviously everyone is in the same boat so it must not be bad.

Race 1 got a good jump and gap after lap 1 so i could focus on building a gap to grat, was fairly consistent and got it to 7 secs in the end with the tyres starting to feel sketchy so backed off a bit.

Race 2 was a great race with phil on my tail the whole way, i noticed it was a lot easier this race to excite the left rear tyre maybe due to the 63kg or extra heat, so had to manage that a little bit which was tricky with the pace needed to keep phil at bay lol, had a lag issue unfortunately near the end of the race where phil vanished from my screen, he said he hit me in the warp but i didnt feel anything so was a bit weird probably my connection doing that. Still a good pressure race, but being a hard place to pass i knew as long as i kept it straight i should be ok lol

Yeah it was hard to pull the move off as i tried to get you off line into the chicane to get the run on the exit but i couldnt manoeuvre the car properly just lacks that grip you think it would have lol, but yeah the corner exit traction was a killer because every time i felt i got a good run into a turn i lost it all on the exit lol, i felt maybe i had the tc too high at 6 and it was cutting power or maybe too high rear camber i dunno ill have to look into it, it was mainly on the tight hairpins.

Car was a bit hard to drive off the racing line couldnt really pull off any passes, Got a good start in race 1 and slotted in behind grat where i stayed until the last lap where i got a massive lag spike sending me off the road relegating me to 3rd :( was really hard to capitalise on any little mistakes grat did as the front end wouldnt stick if it was off line for a pass lol and i just didnt have the drive grat had out of turns.

Race 2 was much of the same but behind phil, stayed 3rd till the end this time no lag lol

last minute something has popped up so tonight ill be away, love austria too lol

Nearly forgot lol me + jeremy

I think it works for making people more cautious, kinda lol but it was annoying at times when you were minding your own business and got caught up in someones moment and then received a huge restrictor making your car useless down the straight in race 3 lol. What kind of got me about it all though is that from a mechanical stand point it doesnt make sense that the car loses hp from a hit, usually after a hit the structure and alignment of the car would be affected therefor the handling and feel of it so for me it would make more sense if you did a weight penalty since that would focus more on the handling of the car.

Congrats to kcender on the season, his runs in the reverse grids were awesome!

qual didnt get the lap together, was on a good one at the end but stuffed it at the 2nd last turn so finished 4th where i stayed all race 1 with mael on my tail was a good pressure battle, i decided to switch to hard tyres for the race since i saw some overheating in qual. This was a bad move couldnt get any heat in the tyres and my pressures were too low so race 1 was a struggle for pace.

Race 2: Had some good battles on the way to a surprising 3rd, avoided being in the wrong place at the wrong time which helps lol.

Race 3: Enjoyed this race as simple as it was lol, Again went hard tyres since the track temps were higher so i figured it would work also had the pressure right this time and the tyres worked well, i thought the extra heat would hurt kcender on the mediums but it didnt seem to despite the pace being pretty quick and consistent, was a good battle to the finish with the gap between 1 and 2 secs all race at qual pace lol nobody blinked so was cool :)

Australian Assetto Corsa League, Tuesday nights / Re: Future Season Ideas
« on: February 04, 2018, 08:56:27 PM »
Bah, we were all in a similar bracket, I just had time to practice some more.

Would love to come back, and one day it will happen, but I think I'm waiting for VR to go higher res before I make the jump.  I'll have to get a new wheel/pedals + GPU.  Sim Racing is one of my favourite hobbies but it is addictive and all-consuming for me - two bad combinations.  Mrs Threepwood isn't going to be happy...

Nah doesnt have to be, just jump in on the night, adapt to it then and have some fun, its what a few of us do and its good fun like that, prac is over rated takes the surprise and challenge away lol. You look forward to driving more when you wait till the tues night, over doing it and driving it every night of course you will get over it and so will everyone else in the house haha, all about balance  ;)

Really enjoyed that track good pick :) Car worked really well around here, felt easy to get the lap together for pole.

Race 1: from pole i managed to control the race and gaps from start to finish so nice and clean.

Race 2: I was super careful letting everyone battle it out and make mistakes in front of me and slowly get to the front, i was probably too careful though as kcender managed to clear a lot more cars than me and put him in a good position for race 3 while i was 8th, had some god battles along the way though.

Race 3: Nice clean start, was behind freezer and ab having a good battle, after a few laps i managed to get by them and try and hunt down grat and kcender for the lead but they were too far up the road, but i did manage to grab grat on the last lap in a nice dice for p2 :)

Yeah that was frustrating to say the least lol, surprised I managed to find the pace here in qual and keep up with phil race 1 as I couldn't learn the track in prac properly, but race 2 and 3 were torture getting caught up in everyones spin as they pinball off the walls, impossible to avoid and then a huge restrictor to boot so the car was horrendous again in race 3 where again I get caught up in everyones spin writing off my car lol, I really think the restrictor rule has to go it just compounds the effect of a shit race to much.

Bit of a hard one for me here, managed to get the car reasonably setup but not quite on the pace of grat. Race 1 i stayed behind phil all race, managing the meds early on which helped me towards the end of the race but it was too difficult to pass especially when the pace is equal lol. Race 2 was going ok but my progress was hampered by just being in the wrong place at the wrong time lol and then got spun on the final turn so i finished 17th i think. Race 3 much of the same but then got caught out on the curb of t1 trying to get simone and clipped him as the car slid so sorry about that simone, finished 12th i think so could have been worse considering i was put to the back of the pack after the incident.

Yep I'm in walls, not sure if Jeremy is he is having wheel troubles

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