the track conditions felt way more slippery than in my previous sessions for me as well.Really enjoyed that and had some good battles, slightly annoyed at my pace as I was doing consistent 1:46’s offline racing but on the first last I noticed the FFB ans car just felt like it was on ice and I struggled round in 1:48’s...
Im curious about what tire pressure you guys that were doing 1:45/1:46 laps had for the race?
If only i had passed you in the first race @Gwegwyn ... would be on for a clean sweep@Seamas111 Congrats on the win. Does it still feel special after so many wins? =P
Although the race at some points felt more like hotlapping (18 racers on a track like this is not enough), there where moments of great battle. I missed pace in the last 10 laps (entire race actually), so I had to defend, hoping to keep my position. In the end I finished 7th; better than I expected, not as good as I had hoped.
Pro tip: Do NOT use the Aston for GT3 leagues. It is a nightmare in corners, but it is bloody fast in a straight. I passed an AMG this race and it almost felt he was standing still. (In slipstream I managed 278 kph at the end of the straight with full wing.) Next GT3 season I race in I am going:
Ya sorry about that again Happy, i could see you were struggling for grip in the opening laps and i thought i had the room on the inside to sneak through but i hate for that to happen so early in such a long race, it was pretty much game over for both of us then although i did enjoy the next couple of laps against you. I was way off the pace on this track and couldn't believe the grip some of you guys had around turns 3 and 4. I was out on my own for the majority of the race after that but had one brief but very enjoyable scrap with @dr_green when he came out of the pits directly behind me. Man you were on a mission there, wicked fast, and you must have been kicking yourself with that little mini spin after getting past me only to have to do it all again. Gained 2 spots on the last 2 laps when @nobby101 ran a bit wide on the last corner and i think it was hagster that ran out of fuel just before we crossed the finish line so picked up some points anyway. Hopefully Hockenheim will be better!First off very sorry to @Izzizo for the bump on the warm up. Got my braking wrong and really messed up. I hope it didn't effect you too much.
I think my computer hates this circuit, because I've had so many issues with it crashing, freezing, slowing down etc. I got kicked out of the Monday race when it froze and it was freezing just before the race started. Fearing the worse I restarted my PC, internet and everything else I could think off just before the race, it helped but I was having micro freezes and really bad frame rates during this race. I just couldn't push for some of this race. With my excuses out of the way........
There is not much to talk about, I was just slow. Start was OK but it felt like I was driving on ice. No grip at all and I was trying to warm everything up when I started getting past. I tried to defend but was too slow on the exit of corners, my early braking must of caught out @MTN and he tapped my rear and sent me spinning. Thank you for waiting, and it was just a racing incident, after that we had some good fun racing, that boat is fast in a straight line.
After my adventures, I had some damage and it was costing me a little time. I decided to pit early and repair, that worked perfectly as I was 1 to 2 seconds quicker straight away. This was the time that my tires switched on and the car felt pretty good. There wasn't too many people around me and I did my laps but I was losing a little focus. I think my tires went a little cold and it was hard work again, when a couple of cars did there pit stop. At last I had other people around me, and was having fun again, after this I concentrated on my lines and trying to be neat.
Only other thing that happened was in the last 10 laps or so, when (I think) it was @nobby101 was closing me quickly. We traded times a couple of times but suddenly my car was on ice again and he was all over me. I tried to defend and be neat, I'm still not 100% sure what happened because all of a sudden he was no where near me, I think he was running out of fuel.
Well done to the Lambo gang, hope my little Renault will find a place on the podium soon, but you guys are very quick.
So that was my race. I wish I could of closed the gap to @Stephan who was just in front, but it was not to be. I make it 3-3 currently
I will miss the next race as I'm taking my wife on holiday for her birthday, have fun guys.