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Got my fps up to 75 solo, using the resolution scaling set to 73. (1300 in a storm)How do you display the fps?
« on: September 12, 2018, 10:21:00 PM »
Not a bad night racing over all. If any one has the first couple of laps on video I would like to see what I did.Hi Able,
Not much you did wrong, but here are the replays
You just need 7zip to unzip them ...
Race 1 replay: http://www.mediafire.com/file/302aaps34ju3yrx/AC_110918-212038_R_ks_porsche_911_carrera_rsr_bridgehampton_.7z/file
Race 2 replay: http://www.mediafire.com/file/ggdtuddggp3kald/AC_110918-215849_R_ks_porsche_911_carrera_rsr_bridgehampton_.7z/file
Q: Never got it quite right but managed 6th so not bad.
R1: Got a bit of a run down the inside of Mael to T4 but couldn't make it stick and came out slow, then watched 3 cars drive by. Settled in behind Wally.
About lap 3 Wally went off at T1. I kept on track, then saw Wally coming back on so I took to the sand on the inside of T2. I couldn't keep it tight enough to avoid a touch, which wasn't too bad, but then I couldn't pull it up for the next turn ... another 3 cars drive by
About lap 5 I came around the fast left hander before the hairpin and Jeremy was off track. He came back on and sat in the middle of the track so I tried to place myself around the outside of the hairpin. We touched, I went off, Jeremy spun, Jeremy disconnected ....
With a few laps to go, Wally and I were dragging down the straight, Wally slightly ahead, I thought I kept it tight on the inside but we touched and Wally had an off. Sorry Wally.
With 2 laps to go, realised I only had about 1.5 laps worth of fuel so had to back off massively and let Freezer and Wally past.
After all that was pretty happy with P9
R2: Started P12. At T4 AbleArcher and Simone had a bump which allowed me the chance to push up the outside of AbleArcher to T4 - my idea to make AA take a narrow line into T4 and I could do cross back to the inside, but AA kept moving across on me and pushed me off track. Not too bad, but as I was rejoining, Seanus tagged me (not his fault) sending me further off and I rejoined a distant last.
Gained some places with others misfortune as they went off Had some great racing with Rob until he made a mistake.
Eventually caught AbleArcher and had some great racing trying to pin a move on him, then he made a mistake and I was through Then I made a mistake and he was through
Then AA had an off at the fast left hander before the hairpin so I tried to place myself on the outside of the hairpin. We never touched, but it was a bad place to be because I went off and watched 3 cars drive by
All in all, I had a great night
« on: September 06, 2018, 11:24:21 PM »
we since found that that RaceDepartment link is undrivable, so whatever version you had is likely the one you want.
Just check that the link you have is the version of the track you want .....
« on: August 30, 2018, 12:42:49 PM »
Well, it doesn't help watching this thing again. I was pissed off because, during the race I thought it was you, Russ, running into me at that sharp right hander before...and then just going off. The second incident was more difficult to judge. I trust Wally's judgement on this enough...so, yeah, what can I say...Hi killa,
Yeah, we both got taken out at the sharp right hander.
I would probably call the one where we went off a racing incident. I just didn't like being handed the blame.
Let's all just try our best to avoid incidents in the first place and have some good racing
« on: August 29, 2018, 09:09:07 PM »
I'm glad to hear that Bueller came to like the car. That's a common story, where people aren't that keen on a car to start with, but it grows on them. Keep that in mind for future seasons
killa, I'm not sure what replay you watched but I have watched the replay from all angles and my take is not the same.
Sequence of events (as I see it) ...
Happy to discuss.
« on: August 22, 2018, 08:53:31 PM »
« on: August 15, 2018, 12:04:32 AM »
No mention that I was only on the ripple strip because Jeremy hit me up the arse in the middle of the previous turn which let Kcender breeze through into 2nd place???
Not placing blame here but people aren't hearing the full story. Replay shows that Jeremy released the brakes and hit me when he wasn't braking when he should have been, put me sideways and I ended up on the ripple strip. Then I was trying to accelerate not to lose another place ....
R1 was OK. Jeremy got past at T1 with the inside line. Then I was backed up into Matthew and was fighting Matthew with the slipstream for the whole race.
R2 After the incident with Jeremy, I ran into the wall at the entry to the back straight. Not sure why as I checked the replay to see if I braked too late and I don't think I did but still I hit the wall (my bad) ... After that the car had no straight line speed. Later I got part car beside Mael on the straight with part of my tyres inside the double yellow line. I held my line but Mael moved left and bumped me off track .... oh well ....
R3 Starting at the back. Was going good until Matthew and Kcender got together in the chicane. I ended up fighting with Matthew and made a pass. I'm not sure about the next bit but came together with Matthew as he was making a pass on me out of T1. We bumped, I went into the wall and car was wrecked ....
Real Life Motorsport / Re: Daniel Ricciardo: Red Bull driver leaving for Renault at end of 2018 season« on: August 03, 2018, 11:23:25 PM »
Well I didn't pick that one .....
« on: July 18, 2018, 09:54:08 PM »
What can I say ....
Qualified OK in 7th I think.
Race 1: About lap 3 or 4 I very lightly brushed the tyre bundle at the entry to the T1 chicane which sent me into the sand and the car gently rested against one of the tyres on the side of the track. The car stuck to the tyre. I tried to get it off for some time, then ecaped to pits. Rejoined midpack but a lap down ...
Race 2: Avoided all the shananigans going on into T1, then as I powered up, turned into one of the tyres on the side of the track. The car stuck to the tyre. I tried to get it off for some time, then ecaped to pits. Didn't try as long this time and rejoined 60+ secs down .....
Race 3: Avoided all the shananigans going on into T1, then as I powered up, turned into one of the tyres on the side of the track. The car stuck to the tyre. Just as I was about to escape to pits again, the car pulled away from the tyre, but still rejoined well down ....
All incidents were my fault, but the car shouldn't stick to the tyres .
One to forget for me ....
Onward to the next round
« on: July 12, 2018, 09:18:58 PM »
I don't know how many races I've done, but clearly I am in the main clique now