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Classic Lotus Fun Run - May 16

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Classic Lotus Fun Run - May 16
« on: May 09, 2017, 11:16:53 PM »
We will be trying the Lotus 25 and the Lotus 49, at Rouen-Les-Essarts, a period-correct race track that held 4 French Grand Prix formula 1 races between 1952 and 1968. This will be a bit of a test of this mod track as well as the cars.

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Update: Seanus's shadow fix (gets rid of some of the annoying flickering):
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B6YBokXY5o8Qek5fbGFJbXA4SG8

We will be racing on the short layout for this fun run. The short layout has a shortcut on an old and rough section of road.

Race 1 - Lotus 25 (9 laps, with a qualifying session)
Race 2 - Lotus 49 (10 laps, with a qualifying session)
« Last Edit: May 10, 2017, 06:19:05 PM by Wally »
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Re: Classic Lotus Fun Run - May 16
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2017, 11:30:30 PM »
I will put up a practice server once I dl the track with both cars in it.

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Re: Classic Lotus Fun Run - May 16
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2017, 06:20:41 PM »
See first post for cosmetic track update (won't cause a server mismatch). Thank you Seanus.
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Re: Classic Lotus Fun Run - May 16
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2017, 06:49:19 PM »
Get on early and test my fix as last time I was positive my Nords fix was production ready and it turned out as SNAFU. :o
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Re: Classic Lotus Fun Run - May 16
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2017, 10:27:33 PM »
Did a couple laps, track I dont think is ready for a main series run for a fun run? wont tell you much about the cars. Visually its not horrible but those low poly bumps all over the track surface are so annoying I will give this round a miss.

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Re: Classic Lotus Fun Run - May 16
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2017, 12:55:44 AM »
Did a couple laps, track I dont think is ready for a main series run for a fun run? wont tell you much about the cars. Visually its not horrible but those low poly bumps all over the track surface are so annoying I will give this round a miss.

The bumps do make it interesting, and a bit of a challenge, but I actually really enjoy this track. Great atmosphere and sense of speed.
With the accent on fun run it could be a great candidate. Keeps you on your toes.  ;) Dave O.
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Re: Classic Lotus Fun Run - May 16
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2017, 07:49:45 AM »
I think it's OK. The circuit is an old circuit on public roads, and the bumps give it that feel. The shortcut section in particular is deliberately a rough old road.


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Re: Classic Lotus Fun Run - May 16
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2017, 09:27:46 AM »
Did a couple laps, track I dont think is ready for a main series run for a fun run? wont tell you much about the cars. Visually its not horrible but those low poly bumps all over the track surface are so annoying I will give this round a miss.

The bumps do make it interesting, and a bit of a challenge, but I actually really enjoy this track. Great atmosphere and sense of speed.
With the accent on fun run it could be a great candidate. Keeps you on your toes.  ;) Dave O.

There are many propoerly made mod tracks that have bumps as designed not a basic washboard effect like this. A proper bumpy road on purpose is a good thing one bumpy only because its poorly made not so much. Its a fun run but more a pre season test so if its an indication of quality of tracks going to be used I likely will give the season a miss.

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Re: Classic Lotus Fun Run - May 16
« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2017, 10:05:10 AM »
Proposed tracks for the season (5 of these):


Mosport (Lotus 49 ran here)
Bridgehampton
Riverside
Monza 66
Silverstone 66
Rouen
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Re: Classic Lotus Fun Run - May 16
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2017, 10:39:49 AM »
Proposed tracks for the season (5 of these):


Mosport (Lotus 49 ran here)
Bridgehampton
Riverside
Monza 66
Silverstone 66
Rouen

4 of those are quality tracks the other 2 I hope Mosport is much better then Rouen.

Lotus 49 also ran other official tracks but we only have modern versions. Either may be better then a poor quality mod track but thats just assuming Mosport is no better then Rouen.
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Re: Classic Lotus Fun Run - May 16
« Reply #10 on: May 11, 2017, 10:52:18 AM »
The bumps do make it interesting, and a bit of a challenge, but I actually really enjoy this track. Great atmosphere and sense of speed.
With the accent on fun run it could be a great candidate. Keeps you on your toes.  ;) Dave O.

More like keeping you on your roof. Did a few laps and the ones where I did not crash into Marty I found it very difficult to judge braking points. A few practice laps is definitely advised!
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Re: Classic Lotus Fun Run - May 16
« Reply #11 on: May 11, 2017, 10:53:25 AM »
who cars what they look like as long as they have grey stuff and the corners are in the the right spot 
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Re: Classic Lotus Fun Run - May 16
« Reply #12 on: May 11, 2017, 11:03:00 AM »
who cars what they look like as long as they have grey stuff and the corners are in the the right spot

Yea who cares if the tracks drive like crap because of a very poorly modeled road surface. Who cares if its version 0.2 and clearly shows this is a fair indicator of the quality of the track. Why settle for top quality mods and official content when there is so much junk stuff around to use instead.  ;)

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Re: Classic Lotus Fun Run - May 16
« Reply #13 on: May 11, 2017, 12:06:07 PM »
Umm you ?
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Re: Classic Lotus Fun Run - May 16
« Reply #14 on: May 11, 2017, 12:25:04 PM »
Because I like the flowing Rouen layout, and the lack of brake markers. Any track can be fun, if you let it.
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