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What driving assists do you use in F1 2011?

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    I have all the driving assists off except for automatic gearbox and racing line..what about you?

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    I have all my assists off except for pits and my gearbox is on automatic. I turned off the racing line a long while back; for one some of the racing lines are wrong; and I use a different line for several corners.

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    Yeah, same here. I use automatic gearbox, makes it a whole lot easier. I also use traction control, I just can’t drive without it.

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    @kingshark – that’s what I used to think. But after a while; your foot just really gets used to it. Having said that you need a wheel with Force Feedback to properly drive without TC; as it gives a better feel of how the car is behaving on the throttle. It also makes managing tyres a whole lot easier. It’s a whole lot fun at times too – if I’ve overtaken someone and am too tight on entry; there are times when I rotate the car by a throttle blip; using the power to actually rotate the car.

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    Only automatic gearbox on. I was one of those who said it’s impossible to drive without TC with a controller, but i was wrong. It takes practice and you need to find a good league/group of people and practice with them online. I know guys who have everything off with a controller and beat the good guys with a steering wheel. I thought if that’s possible i need to practice with TC off and it’s alot more fun.

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    ABS, full TC, automatic gearbox. I use the keyboard.

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    i use nothing. although it has been 3 months since i got the game and i am yet to win a race.

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    Racing line, manual brakes, traction control full, abs on. I use auto gears at the moment, but I’m trying to wean myself of those, onto manual. I’m just not very good so that’ll take time. :P

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    It depends. If it is one of those races I just want to get over with, I use the racing line. Though only to get my braking points right. I find it easier with the racing line on.
    And if it is really wet i sometimes use ABS.
    Other then that everything is off.

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    Only automatic gearbox and racing line in corners (due to breaking points). Both take some time to learn by heart in real and I dont want to learn but play. Nevertheless I tried all assists one after one, TC is definitely biggest help imo.

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    I use none except for medium traction control (only sometimes).

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    I haven’t got a wheel (yet) but I hope to get one set up soon. At the moment I use racing line (corners only), automatic gearbox (not really possible to use manual with the standard Xbox controller), Traction Control and ABS, both of which I just can’t live without right now. I’m very happy in Forza 4 without ABS and TC though.

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    I use Auto Gearbox, TC at moment, and Racing Line (corners only). Everything else off.

    I intend to change TC to medium for my second season, and may turn the line off too, but not sure about that…

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    No assists on a controller. I don’t see why everyone seems to think this is so hard. :/ Maybe on ps3 because I don’t think they have triggers. But on Xbox you can apply Brake and throttle just fine.

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    Joshua Barry

    Why do people turn automatic on! That’s not real racing

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