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25th September 2015, 16:19 at 4:19 pm #306031
Very much agreed. I have never liked it.23rd September 2015, 13:23 at 1:23 pm #305854
http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=6720789 4.5943km long. 14 corners and it is clockwise.19th September 2015, 0:24 at 12:24 am #30546318th September 2015, 1:41 at 1:41 am #305374
http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=6716716 4.4998km, 17 corners and it is clockwise.12th September 2015, 19:04 at 7:04 pm #305097
http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=6711640 A redesign of Buddh International Circuit.
5.9992km (I know, just about within the 6km!), clockwise, 13 corners.11th September 2015, 15:26 at 3:26 pm #305012
Well that certainly is good news. Although it’s not really a 30% boost on what they ran in the races last year, and seems to be instead a 30% boost on what was initially intended. Still, and extra 20km for the races is definitely nice. Hopefully we’ll see them at least at 200km come season three, and hopefully more.7th September 2015, 21:30 at 9:30 pm #304705
http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=6707624 The Valencia E-Prix
2.4564km long, clockwise, 21 turns.5th September 2015, 19:08 at 7:08 pm #304496
I realise I didn’t set an end date, but I’ve decided to end it here. @vmaxmuffin Is the winner this time, so over to you! Really liked the difference in entries.28th August 2015, 12:52 at 12:52 pm #303897
Well, I had completely forgotten about this @vmaxmuffin. Shame that towards the end there were weren’t getting that many entries. Well, hopefully a break will have helped to reinvigorate peoples interest in this.
Going to go simple with this one and take it back to the competitions roots, with a slight difference.
– Design a track either in your hometown (assuming it’s suitable) or your nearest city (and it has to be your nearest otherwise it is no fun).
– Same parameters as the first ever competition as well, between 3.5 and 8km.
Have fun guys! Hopefully we get a few new entries!30th July 2015, 11:46 at 11:46 am #302711
Awesome! More GP2 racing! Also, have GP3 ever been to Bahrain?4th July 2015, 12:27 at 12:27 pm #301487
8.0172km, Anti-clockwise, 32 corners.
T1 is kind of like a reverse Copse, albeit a little tighter. Then T2 is a continuous really long left hander. It starts off tight, opens up in the middle and then tightens on exit. We then have a short run down to T3, a medium speed right hander. T4 follows quickly and is a left handed swerve, which leads into T5, essentially a small curve/straight. This leads into T6/T7 chicane, quite a fast one, and quite a smooth one. T8 is next, a small curve leading onto a short straight. T9 is an open radius left handed hairpin.
T10/T11 comes next, what really looks like a double apex single corner, is more like two corners one right after the other. An open radius right hander at first, and then a quick right hander following, which should be difficult on traction. We then have T12/T13, similar to before, but with T12 tighter and T13 not as tight. T14 comes next as a quick sweep to the right, and then T15 arrives, another right hand kink. There is then a right left quick, smooth chicane of T16/T17. There is then a medium length straight with two small curves on it of T18 and T19. T19, leads into T20, a left handed open radius 90 left. This itself leads into T21, a quick left hander.
The T22/T23/T24/T25/T26 complex comes next. All similar corners, starting with a left, and then a right,left,right,left. The final left is actually more open than the rest and opens up onto a medium length straight. Then comes T27/28, a right left chicane, with the first part being no more than a slight curve, which then leads into quite a long right hander. This section could potentially be flat, and I’d hope would look quite spectacular to watch the cars through. The long right hander ends in T29, a long left hander, which should test a cars traction. There is then a short straight down to T30, which is a flat out curve on the straight, which leads down to T31 which is one of the heaviest braking zones on the track. It’s quite an open radius hairpin. There is then T32 straight after, and slowest corner on the circuit, another long hairpin, but this time tighter than the one before. This opens up into the final corner of T33, a flat out long curve.27th June 2015, 20:57 at 8:57 pm #30104318th June 2015, 21:47 at 9:47 pm #300249
6.2532km long, clockwise and 25 corners (although some aren’t really corners).
T1,2 are the exact same as normal. T3, or the exit of the first chicane, is slightly different in that it is more open. Now as there is usually tarmac there anyway, it shouldn’t affect the track for LM24, but it would require extra tarmac probably on the outside. T4,5,6,7,8 are all the same.
Coming up after T9 is where the track starts to change. Instead of going down the Mulsanne, you turn off at a tight hairpin to the right, and then exit it to the left with a sweeper (T10), which should provide a challenge to those cars with less rear grip. T11 comes next and is a flat out left hander, followed immediately by a corner similar to Copse. T13 follows and is a small curve on a straight. This straight runs down to T14,15, which is quite a slow chicane, hopefully boosting overtaking with a heavy braking zone. T15 would challenge rear grip again. There is then a short run down to T16, a quite long left handed sweeper, which should challenge the front right tyre. T17 comes next and is a sharp snap to the right, and should be quite fast. The exit would be quite open to allow extra speed. There is then a medium length straight after this.
This straight end in T18, a really long right handed sweeper, which I think would be flat. This ends in an open radius hairpin right (T19), quite long and should be a good overtaking point. The track then follows the original track for the T20,21 chicane, and also the T22,23 chicane. The final part of the track is different, with the end chicane removed, and instead replaced with a flat out smooth, long chicane of T24,25, which should hopefully mean overtaking into T1 is much better as cars should be closer.16th June 2015, 19:27 at 7:27 pm #300156
Like a lot of people, Japan 2012 had tears in my eyes.
Webber without his helmet definitely also.
Similar to Nick, both of the situations with Michael and Jules actually did have me in tears, and I do occasionally well up thinking about them as well.
Most recently though, and to end on a happy one, Hulkenberg winning Le Mans.
I’m sure there are many others. I get emotional quickly.3rd June 2015, 13:42 at 1:42 pm #299351
Berlin Street GP, 4.29km long, 16 corners, anti-clockwise.
Starts off with a short run down to T1, over a bridge. It’s quite sharp and also quite narrow. You then run down to T2, a flat out right hander that, along with the rest of this section, runs along the River Spree. This runs down to T3,4 which should be a really quick chicane. A short run to T5 next and into an open radius apex 90 degree right hander, and over the second bridge of the circuit. T6 follows, and is essentially just a small bend before the longest straight of the circuit. The straight is about 1.1-1.2km long.
After the straight, T7 arrives, a sharp left handed hairpin, that would be quite wide to help overtaking. T8 comes straight afterwards and is similar to T6, just a small bend on a straight. You then get to quite a fun section of T9,T10,T11,T12, which starts of with two flowing corners of T9 and T10, and then slows down into a quite technical and also tight T11 and then a more open but still quite sharp corner of T12.
After T12 comes the second long straight of the circuit, which includes T13, another small bend on a straight. after this comes the heavy braking zone and second best overtaking opportunity on the circuit in T14. Then comes the quite flowing T15 and T16, with a long right hander in T15, and then a tighter, but still quite long corner, and final corner of T16.
The pit-lane might be a little unrealistic in how short it is, and could potentially be moved to the longest straight on the left side of it. It would be quite tight there though, but I do believe the potential exists.