F1 Senna Equivalent
- May 20, 2016
This is scary. I find my self agreeing with Wobbie more and more. Is it because I have changed or is it Wobbie finally seeing things my way? I don’t know, so for now I’ll leave it hanging there.
I'd say its just one of those strange & rare occurrences Delaney.
I've now looked through the feature and Defiant also in the Dodge one stopped as well (as he said above) however there were a couple other drivers that no stopped the sprint other then those already known.But really on the Citroen OP matter I have to agree with You completely Wobbie. The Renault and Honda's are deffo faster than the Citroen and the tire wear is more or less the same on the Honda and the Citroen. And the fuel doesn't "weigh" that much round here. I calculated at some point that the difference is only 2-3 sec's in a full race and with pit stops taking 20 sec. just for tires, the fuel doesn't make much difference.
Apparently Wobbie was better at extracting the pace of the car, than the rest of us. One of the benefits of one-stopping here was that You were less likely to having to battle other people, whereas people doing the three stop would definitely have a LOT of overtake's, potentially slowing them down.
Car \ Performance area Fuel Tires Pace Citroen ***** **** *** Honda **** **** **** Renault **** **** ***** Mercedes *** *** ***
I think nearly all cars, could do the one-stop in Feature. According to my calculations, with my abilities, the one stop was just as fast as the two-stop, but way better than the three-stop. But that is based on an uninterrupted race. As soon as You end in a battle, You’ll loose time. If You go of, well obviously You’ll loose time. I chose the one-stop out of curiosity and because it should give me a good chance, of a boring race with no battles. And that is what You want, if you want to have a chance of winning or being up there, when Your not fast enough on outright pace. I just couldn't keep it on the black stuff. I was ok till 5-6 laps before the end.
See this is the thing of course we all want things to be close and all cars to be fair to all drivers but in a series like this its impossible, the simple reality is that the overall performance of our cars will vary from track to track - Laguna Seca for example isn't exactly a temple of speed and can be hard on tyres and that's going to disadvantage some cars, yet you have to believe the next Gr.4 round at RBR will be different and will disadvantage different cars.
Basically I'll keep on playing the same tune 'different horses for different courses'.