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PC Round 6 - Monaco Grand Prix [19/11/17 8:00pm]


Biolite80

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How do you get that DRS/Interval graphic in your replay, RichyB?
I know I'm not rich EB LOL but are you referring to the distance till you can activate DRS? If that's the case it's available on every view except for the cockpit view.
 

EditedStorm27

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What a race had the pace for 4th but broke my wing 6 times well done to @RichyB doing a last to first on a track he is obviously strong at and thank you all for an interesting race, but I admit that is my worst track out of the way. But now seeing that pace from @Douwe_C @RichyB and @Jozzers (at the beginning before he unfortunately crashed), really shows this season will go down to the wire. But I will try to protect my slender lead for the time being. Can't wait until Canada. Also nice video @RichyB you make mine look rubbish
 

Douwe_C

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Aug 10, 2017
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Congratz to @RichyB. Stunning drive and a great video! I also can't really complain about this one. I had hoped that my pace would have been a bit better, but I could not really get a rhythm going with some problems with desynchronized cars. I already spoke to @Bas-BB about this. On my pov he was desynchronized and his car was just a mobile chicane, and from his pov he was nowhere near me. So it was really a shame that it cost me my wing a couple of times. On the other hand I am very satisfied on finishing the race in 3rd, although this would not have been possible if it was not for @Head Squid crashing out in the last phase of the race. As Richy said, Monaco is truly unforgiving.. I think the guys who had the cleanest race, also had the best results. I believe @IntergalacticGentleman had only one pitstop? So his clean race gave him a P2 which is very impressive. Congratz to him aswell on that performance. Also very good damage limitation for our championship leader @EditedStorm27. Never give up really pays off in Monaco and it showed in this race.

So next up is Canada. See you guys there!
 

IntergalacticGentleman

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I know I'm not rich EB LOL but are you referring to the distance till you can activate DRS? If that's the case it's available on every view except for the cockpit view.
In Richy's video he had created a graphic that very much mimics the graphic they use on the actual F1 broadcast which shows the interval between two cars over a few laps, with DRS activation range as part of the interval. Its pretty spiffy, you should check it out in his video on page 1.

Congratz to @RichyB. Stunning drive and a great video! I also can't really complain about this one. I had hoped that my pace would have been a bit better, but I could not really get a rhythm going with some problems with desynchronized cars. I already spoke to @Bas-BB about this. On my pov he was desynchronized and his car was just a mobile chicane, and from his pov he was nowhere near me. So it was really a shame that it cost me my wing a couple of times. On the other hand I am very satisfied on finishing the race in 3rd, although this would not have been possible if it was not for @Head Squid crashing out in the last phase of the race. As Richy said, Monaco is truly unforgiving.. I think the guys who had the cleanest race, also had the best results. I believe @IntergalacticGentleman had only one pitstop? So his clean race gave him a P2 which is very impressive. Congratz to him aswell on that performance. Also very good damage limitation for our championship leader @EditedStorm27. Never give up really pays off in Monaco and it showed in this race.

So next up is Canada. See you guys there!
Yep, was a one-stopper for me. Got really really lucky on the first lap to avoid the few cars that spun in turns 1 and 2. That put me farther up the position list than I was ever hoping for at Monaco, so I just decided to try and put in the cleanest laps I could to avoid having to change the front wing. I've done two seasons in career mode at 50% races, and Sunday's race was the first time I actually finished a 50% race at Monaco.
 
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Head Squid

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Aug 24, 2017
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yeah it felt like when the race hit 9 laps to go, all my grip in the tires just went away. It could have been my nerves being jumpy too realizing that I might actually win the race... Anyways looking forward to fighting hard in Canada.
 

Jozzers

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Incredibly busy week with work guys and girls will update everything soon...
 

Jozzers

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Apr 22, 2014
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So then Monaco, where after some moderate practice in the couple of days before I thought a top 3 finish could be a realistic pursuit..

After @RichyB was unfortunately DSQ'd after another beauty of a qually time I thought I might have a chance of a podium, 1st run in qually was tentative but solid enough to keep me near the sharp end but the 2nd run was a mess; firstly I was given a 'this and next lap invalidated' which I thought was harsh as I hugged the barriers all the way around the pit lane (bug?)...
Anyway, tiptoed around the two laps and prepared for a flyer, got distracted by someone exiting the pit lane and lost front wing into T1 then the rest of it up the hill and through Casino, so I had to settle for 4th on the grid.

Race start and I had a reasonable getaway and followed @Biolite80 into T1 where we both were hit/slid sideways and in a repeat of my failed flying lap proceeded to lose my wing around the first sector, back to the pits, knuckle down.
Managed to put some solid times together and climbed my way back through some of the field on the Super Softs, I caught and finally passed @sokecillo for P3 (I think it was at the time) and then went on to closing down @IntergalacticGentleman.
As I closed the gap down to about 2 seconds, either him or someone else was exiting the pits with a little fishtail which again, as in qually left me missing my braking point but instead of a more forgiving glance or a flake of wing chipping away it was a wheel slicing off. Race Over.... In some ways it was inevitable that my night would be doomed as whilst watching the rest of the race I had the trusty 'switch to Windows' halfway through. (still not solved that random occurrence, maybe nvidia driver update related?...) Ho-hum..

Congrats to @RichyB who despite starting at the back of the grid managed to give us all a spanking, and commiserations to @Head Squid who, after my crash, I sat on board with and watched as the lead he worked so hard and driven so perfectly for was thrown away, I genuinely felt your pain bud. :(
Good drives from @Bas-BB and @sokecillo earned them their highest finishes of the season and @Douwe_C keeping his interest high in the race for the title along with @IntergalacticGentleman and their returns to the podium..
Oh and a mention to @gameguy nl who found himself upside down just after the swimming pool I think.. and well done to those that avoided him, :) riding onboard with squid was a fright enough..

On to Canada where it's just as easy to meet a wall if you miss an apex..
 
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