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6th October 2016, 13:08 at 1:08 pm #329938
Apparently the Ferrari SF15-T in Assetto Corsa’s Red Pack is really good, but I have not tried it. I’m going on word of mouth.
I don’t believe rFactor/rF2’s game engine is able to do stuff like that, and these things don’t exist (as far as I know) in F1 2016, annoyingly.5th October 2016, 12:23 at 12:23 pm #329829
Get them into bad habits whilst they’re young then.
The ideology that overtaking can only be done with the assistance of this format of DRS somewhat concerns and aggravates me.
Overtaking and defending are both arts. DRS ruins that.3rd October 2016, 11:40 at 11:40 am #329702
I don’t get what the problem was. Aggressive, yes, but we have been crying out for that from Rosberg for years now. Neither car was damaged during the overtake, so as far as I’m concerned, it was a perfectly legitimate move.
Some old-fashioned people love that kind of move! They keep on crying out for more daring racing like that battle at Dijon, and as soon as we get someone getting their elbows out, they get slammed for it.
It shows what a sorry state F1 is in from a racing perspective when the only overtaking moves which appear to be acceptable are ones which are complete halfway down a ridiculously long straight, thanks to an unfair overtaking device. That is not what I want to see. I want to see hard but fair racing, from the time the lights go out, until the final car has passed the chequered flag.14th September 2016, 21:15 at 9:15 pm #328349
The idea was good but ultimately it failed. Those in charge thought it would bring in manufacturers but Lotus aside, it simply has not. That’s before we mention the vast cost of these things, the questionable appearance of the things and the safety aspect as well.
As far as I’m concerned it’s absolutely the right thing to do.14th September 2016, 11:48 at 11:48 am #328341
If there’s one series which absolutely does not need double points then it is IndyCar. The championship has gone down to the wire every year for the last decade anyway, so double points is simply pointless.
Sure double points might swing the result (as it did last season), but I think both Power (incredibly quick, tad unlucky, few mistakes) and Pagenaud (uber consistent, insane in qualifying) would be deserving of the title this year. Thankfully they don’t have the likes of Dixon to worry about this time around!8th September 2016, 15:25 at 3:25 pm #328163
And it is worth noting that not all teams ran KERS in every race in 2009, or on each car at various races in 2009. I seem to remember Robert Kubica not running it in some races where Nick Heidfeld did, because Kubica was significantly heavier at the time and the weight penalty was not worth it.22nd August 2016, 8:58 at 8:58 am #326764
I may be interested if it’s on PC and doesn’t interfere with my other commitments…4th August 2016, 12:05 at 12:05 pm #326459
I came up with mine after Hungary but I don’t think Germany would have influenced it too much:
Ricciardo: So, so unlucky to have just three podiums this season and no wins.
Vettel: Been a bit poor at times, but has been horrendously unlucky.
Verstappen: Lacking a bit in quali, but his race pace is sensational. Defensive moves questionable.
Perez: Placed that Force India in positions it simply does not belong in. Upped his quali performances.
Grosjean: Been a bit off as of late, but still done magic in that Haas.
Sainz: Stuck his Toro Rosso in the top eight quite often. The Toro Rosso is not a top eight car.
Hamilton: Too many errors.
Rosberg: Too many errors. Edged by his team mate in every way.
Raikkonen: Definitely looked stronger than the last couple of years but still outpaced by Vettel.
Bottas: Made a few clumsy moves in the races but has demolished Massa lately.
Alonso: Starting to seem a bit more Alonso-like. Had some really good runs such as Hungary.
Hulkenberg: Almost nowhere in the first third of the season. Not capitalised on opportunities.
Massa: Started really well but has looked absolutely shocking since then.
Magnussen: Tad erratic but he has generally edged his new team mate.
Button: Had some fairly strong races but otherwise been outclassed by Alonso.
Gutierrez: Very unlucky not to score points. Really started to come strong from Monaco onwards.
Kvyat: Shame to stick Kvyat this low, but he is really not having any good form right now.
Wehrlein: Unimpressive on Saturday generally. Impressive on Sunday generally. Delivered in Austria.
Palmer: Making a few rookie mistakes here and there but otherwise not too bad for a first half-season.
Ericsson: Looked the least worst of the two Sauber drivers.
Nasr: Shone in the wet at Hungary, and that is about it.
Haryanto: Occasionally doesn’t do too bad in qualifying. Absolutely nowhere in the races.
Not ranked: Vandoorne: Did the perfect job as a substitute driver at Bahrain.28th July 2016, 15:03 at 3:03 pm #325825
FE cars don’t generate masses of downforce anyhow so I doubt it will change much there. However what I do hope will change is the strength of the wing as a whole. Too frequently last season wings were broken. They almost seemed to shatter at the sight of a bollard. As for aesthetics, I actually quite like the look of it personally.28th July 2016, 11:33 at 11:33 am #325803
I think this is positive for both sides. Also means I’ll likely be able to see the category in the flesh for the first time next year, added bonus!25th July 2016, 11:27 at 11:27 am #325628
They use slow zones at Le Mans and they work exceptionally well. However F1 circuits are not necessarily long enough to warrant having them, but I don’t see why it can’t be at least considered.14th July 2016, 6:30 at 6:30 am #324978
You could go for a G27. It does exactly what the G29 does pretty much. I have the latter as I was able to find it reduced by 40% and it is a lot of fun!
If you can find a G29 for a decent price then it might be worth going for. It’s a bit like the G27 but just a bit more refined.
It may also be worth looking at what games you have and seeing which wheels are compatible. If you play some older games, then newer wheels may not work so well.18th June 2016, 12:42 at 12:42 pm #322733
This video doesn’t really do it much justice, but Cadwell Park:27th May 2016, 12:30 at 12:30 pm #320977
Knowing Ferrari, he will be replaced by Bottas. I’ll let you all work out why.17th May 2016, 12:30 at 12:30 pm #320225