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Once upon a time, a Thursday I believe, there was a discussion between Wally, Seanus and myself about track grip.
I felt the racing line had more grip while Wally and Seanus assured me it was placebo, and the track grip was homogeneous.
To paraphrase, "AC's track grip is not that sophisticated".
I must be missing something or I'm very susceptible to placebo.
Drive the wet version of Goodwood (link below) and tell me the grip level is homogeneous.
That the slippery puddles are placebo.
I still believe that track grip can be variable and therefore a grippier racing line is possible.
Fake Wet layout is included for wet track placebo, don't be surprised that it is so slippery, 1"50 is a fast laptime at Goodwood when it is wet. Use alternative lines to get more grip, optimum lines has less grip. Pretty much first time in simracing when you'll have to search for grip in circuit
I came across this whilst fishing, and thought I'd share it.
It's very appropriate for Tuesday, as the F1 era this year is 73-80.
If you fish at the same pond I do you'll easily find it.
If not, I'm uploading a zip now, but it's 6 hours of footage so that'll take a while.
I'll update when it's done.
I'm hoping someone can help me with my problem, as I'm clueless.
This morning, I have no gear shift in any car, but only online
Fanatec software registers gear shifts, as does Content Manager - Settings.
Everything works as normal offline.
Verified AC files through Steam and rebooted, but still no gears online.
Because it's only online, I have absolutely no clue where to go from here.
I found an excellent doco covering the history of Can-Am.
Some of the extremes even surprised me (9+l V8 in a 690kg car, ON CROSS-PLIES!!!)
It even has insights from the great innovator himself, Jim Hall.
If you enjoy pre-regulation racing (well, almost), check it out.
All American Racers, his wife Evi and the Gurney family issued the following statement:
WARNING! THESE ARE PAY MODS!
But if you like Formula cars, they do a bloody good job.
I've got the F2, F4 and Formula79 and they're all excellent.
I haven't bothered with the Formula Hybrid as I feel I have enough modern F1 cars through various other mods and AC itself.
It's pay what you want but the minimum is 3.99 euro, or a little over $6.
This just about completes my full-house of formula cars, except the very rare Formula 5000.....
I'll assign skins from this F1 2016 skin pack: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3DaDoQGyFTdeDJ4NkhmeVFDQUE
Download and unzip the skins folder into content\cars\lotus_exos_125, if you want to see anything other than default skins
COMBINED SKIN PACK for all skins above
Freezer & Mael: https://www.dropbox.com/s/507eifmcmzhiujl/MakiEngineering.rar?dl=0
I've only done a handful of laps but nothing felt out of place and I was left with a big smile on me dial.
Had to be real careful until the tyres got up to pressure.
« on: January 10, 2017, 01:11:19 AM »
Due to increased investment from our major sponsor, Man Cave Print & Laser, Aleph Null Ltd has expanded to include a sister team.
This team will be named Continuum Racing and will be headed by long time Aleph Null driver, Chap.
He will be joined by new signing, Doobs.
Chap will be replaced in Aleph Null by MG who will race along side team founder, Bacchulum.
We are currently discussing livery options with the authorities but would like to run all cars identical.
There's no comment at the moment but there may be further developments.......
I have a .ISO 'disc image' of some old F5000 races but I haven't worked out how to see them yet.
I tried a free conversion app a while a go but all I got was the menu screen, while the audio went through the races. (radio only )
I don't want to buy something just for one file, so I was wondering if there was anybody who could convert this file into something I could watch.
(plus I'm a bit stupid at these things)
Obviously, willing to share the results with everybody interested in F5000.
(please let there be one person who can help)
Formula 5000 is coming back!!!
"The brainchild of historic Formula 5000 racer Chris Lambden, the proposed category has been dubbed Formula Thunder 5000.
It will utilise a Swift-designed, Australian-built evolution of a chassis originally created for Formula Nippon, fitted with a locally developed 5.0 litre Ford Coyote based V8 engine.
A prototype car is currently in the final stage of build at Borland Racing Developments’ workshop in Melbourne ahead of initial track testing.
Working on the project for almost two years, Lambden hopes that today’s public launch will draw firm orders for cars, which are expected to cost around $240,000 each.
The category’s centrepiece will likely be a seven-round Tasman Series across New Zealand and Australia each December/January."
From the creators of FC2 (GP2 mod) comes Formula Fantasy 1 (guess which series ):
Car models are to the 2015 rules (as yet unreleased cars) with 2014 skins.
Makes full use of DRS and ERS (although I haven't tried the ERS function yet).
Quality is Formula Corsa standard, excellent.
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