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Generic Weekly Hotlap #84 - Warm-up for the 24h

Discussion in 'Console Lounge' started by Hugo Catarino, Jun 11, 2018.

  1. Hugo Catarino

    Hugo Catarino Hardcore Simmer

    Welcome to the thread for the Weekly Hotlap #84 : Warm-up for the 24h
    The Challenge.

    Car: Audi R18 e-tron quattro 2014
    Track: Highlands Long


    The big racing event of the year, the 24h of Le Mans,is approaching.Last year,when Graveltrap was the host of the WHL,we had a very nice challenge in honor to that legendary race,the Corvette Stingray at Monza.I thought it would be nice to do something similar to try to recreat the atmosphere of the french race,and what better to try out the last race winner from one of the most charismatic (and sucessfull) manufacters in the history of Le Mans?
    I know,i know,it wasn't long ago that we had an hybrid LMP1 - just four weeks ago,i know.The thing is,the Audi is,in my humble opinion,the most fun of the pack - easier to drive and it's got the better looks aswell :p.
    The 2014 version wasn't the most sucessfull and overall lost the WEC title,but it did win at Le Mans and it's well remebered for that.The fierce competition from Toyota and the entry from Porsche took away some of the R18 shine but nevertheless it's still a vehicle that imposes respect.
    By now you all the drill.The e-tron comes with a diesel engine and an eletric one fed by a KERS system that does it's magic when the cars reaches speeds above 120km/h.

    Again, a bit of repetition. It wasnt that long ago that we had Highlands Long,but since that we don't have La Sarthe circuit (oh,how many post and threads were made requesting the mythical french circuit?almost as much as the R18 bhp!),Highlands long is the closest we have:long straights and flowing turns,a bit like the Porsche curves. This combo is the closest thing we have to recreate the 24h Le Mans.
    Cornering speeds will be very high,and saving energy for the 3km straight is a must.This car has an electric engine,but this is a high octane challenge :)

    The Rules.
    Mode: Hotlap
    Time of day: Free
    Ambient Temp: 26 Degrees
    Setup: Free
    Controller: Free
    Assists: Factory
    Stability: Free

    If it isn't mentioned here then assume the setting is free.

    Please make sure you have the ambient temperature set correctly, and that you are in hotlap mode, I really don't like disallowing times!

    The Deadline.
    Sunday May 17th 2018 - 22:00 GMT.

    How to take part!
    To enter simply head into the game select Drive > Hotlap and choose the Audi R18 e-tron quattro 2014 and head to Highlands Long. Make sure you setup the session using the settings detailed in this thread and hit the track!

    You can run as many laps as you like and update your times as often as you like, its simple :) All Platforms are welcome, it is all about having fun and enjoying Assetto Corsa.

    To submit a time, pause the game and select 'session' from the menu and screenshot this page or take a photo of your screen and post it in this thread - Note all the information from the screen is required including temperature, mode heading and of course the car being used!

    Feel free to post video clips and share information in here as well, but without the session screen your time will not be included (placing the session screen in a video clip is acceptable).

    You also need to state the time and your platform in the body of your post, this should be the first thing you do, the image should then be placed below the text. It would also be helpful to mark updated times with Improvement. This makes collating the results much easier.Also,to avoid mistakes on laptimes,please enter them with the format x.xx.xxx. This format makes it easier to work with Excell.
    A leader board will be collated from time to time, this will keep everyone up to date on where they currently stand...Unfortunately editing of posts gets locked on this forum so this post will not be updated.

    Feel free to use the unofficial leaderboard but remember you still need to include the session screen in this thread to be included in the results.

    Good luck and have fun ;)

    Weekly Hotlap History

    1. Mugello - Praga R1
    2. Imola - Mercedes SLS GT3
    3. Brands Hatch GP - RUF RT12
    4. Magione - Lotus 2 Eleven
    5. Silverstone International - Abarth 500 Assetto Corse
    6. Zandvoort - Pagani Huayra
    7. Nurburgring GP (GT) - Alfa Romeo 155 V6 TI
    8. Spa - BMW M3 GT2
    9. Vallelunga Club - KTM X-Bow R
    10. Barcelona - Moto - Shelby Cobra 427 S/C
    11. Silverstone 1967 - Lotus 72D
    12. Nordschleife - Porsche 911 Carrera S
    13. Black Cat County - Ferrari LaFerrari
    14. Monza Junior 1966 - Alfa Romeo GTA
    15. Redbull Ring GP - Lamborghini Gallardo Sl
    16. Zandvoort - Ford Escort RS1600
    17. Imola - Mazda Rx-7 Spirit R
    18. Brands Hatch GP - Lotus Exige V6 Cup
    19. Monza - Ferrari FXX K
    20. Barcelona - Moto - Ferrari 488 GT3
    21. Mugello - Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV
    22. Silverstone GP - Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 2017
    23. Nurburgring Sprint GT - Toyota AE86 Tuned
    24. Magione - Maserati Levante S
    25. Spa - Lotus 98T
    26. Vallelunga - Classic - Porsche 935/78 "Moby Dick"
    27. Nordschleife Endurance Cup - M235i Racing
    28. Silverstone 1967 - Maserati 250F T2 12C
    29. Red Bull Ring National - BMW 1M
    30. Zandvoort - Lotus Evora GX
    31. Barcelona GP - Lotus Exos 125 Stage 1
    32. Brands Hatch Indy - Toyota Supra MKIV Time Attack
    33. Black Cat County Long - Lamborghini Countach
    34. Imola - Mercedes Benz 190E Evo II
    35. Monza - Chevrolet Corvette C7R
    36. Nurburgring Sprint GT - BMW M3 E30
    37. Magione - Mercedes SLS AMG
    38. Spa - Porsche 917/30 Spyder
    39. Silverstone GP - Nissan GT-R Nismo
    40. RedBull Ring GP - Alfa Romeo 4c
    41. Brands Hatch GP - Audi R8 LMS Ultra
    42. Highlands Long - Ford GT40
    43. Vallelunga - Lotus GTE Carbon
    44. Zandvoort - Porsche 911 Turbo S
    45. Nordschleife - Ferrari 312T
    46. Mugello - BMW M3 E92
    47. Black Cat County - Short - Ford Mustang 2015
    48. Imola - Maserati MC12 GT1
    49. Silverstone 1967 - Porsche 911 Carrera RSR 3.0
    50. Barcelona Moto - McLaren 570S
    51. Magione - Mazda Miata NA
    52. Spa - Ferrari F40
    53. Vallelunga - Corvette C7 Stingray
    54. Brands Hatch GP - Tatuus FA01
    55. Highlands - Lotus 3 eleven
    56. Nurburgring GP (GT) - Toyota Celica ST185 4WD Turbo
    57. Monza 1966 Full Course - Ferrari 312/67
    58. Nordschleife - Porsche 962 C Short Tail
    59. Zandvoort- Nissan 370Z Nismo
    60. Silverstone GP - McLaren F1
    61. Vallelunga Classic - Ferrari 250GTO
    62. Imola - Lotus 98T
    63. Highlands Drift - P4/5 Competizione
    64. Mugello - Lamborghini Aventador SV
    65. Spa - Porsche 911R
    66. Black Cat County - Lotus 2-Eleven GT4
    67. Barcelona GP - Ferrari SF70H
    68. Nordschleife Endurance & Highlands - Porsche 917k
    69. Zandvoort - Lotus Exige Scura
    70. RedBull Ring National - Maserati Alfieri
    71. Laguna Seca - Audi Sport quattro S1 E2
    72. Brands Hatch - Mclaren P1
    73. Imola - Porsche 911 RSR
    74. Nurburgring GP - Ferrari F2004
    75. Barcelona Moto - Lamborghini Huracan Performante
    76. Silverstone 1967 - Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale
    77. Magione - BMW 1M Stage 3
    78. Highlands Long - Mazda 787b
    79. Black Cat County - Toyota GT86
    80. Spa - Toyota TS040 Hybrid
    81. Vallelunga Classic - Nissan Skyline R34 V-Spec
    82. Mugello - Ferrari 458 GT2
    83. Silverstone International - RUF R12 R AWD

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  3. the3ws

    the3ws Hardcore Simmer

  4. Plastic_Manc

    Plastic_Manc Hardcore Simmer

    3.11.459 - PC


    A start but am sure I can do better. I's amazing to drive and only thing changed was moving to softs.
  5. Justray2000

    Justray2000 Hardcore Simmer

    3.04.079 - PC

    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. the3ws

    the3ws Hardcore Simmer

    Improvement - 2.58.848
  7. Plastic_Manc

    Plastic_Manc Hardcore Simmer

    3.10.0397 - PC - Improvement

  8. uelas_77

    uelas_77 Simracer

    3:10.921 / uelas_77 / PS4 / T150

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  9. uelas_77

    uelas_77 Simracer

    improvement / 3:08.841 / uelas_77 / PS4 / T150

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  10. Lewisxbone

    Lewisxbone Hardcore Simmer

    3.04.197 - X1X

    Last edited: Jun 12, 2018
  11. BrainsBush

    BrainsBush Hardcore Simmer

    3.04.095 - BrainsBush - PC

    No idea what I'm doing with that high tech KERS, Hybrid system. I watched that informative Yorkie tutorial published today and hoped I should know how it works?!?! In setup 'hotlap' mode or select another one and deploy it myself on the long straights? I mapped a button to KERS. When pushing on the long straight it turns blue on the virtual wheel but the hybrid remains 100 and it seems nothing happens. I think I have to read the Audi manual (RTFM)

    edit: changed from 'hotlap'mode to 'high preserve'.

    Last edited: Jun 12, 2018
  12. Lewisxbone

    Lewisxbone Hardcore Simmer


    3.02.865 - X1X

  13. the3ws

    the3ws Hardcore Simmer

    Brian, I have the ERS set to charging and manually deploy it. I use 20 (whatever the units are) coming out of the hairpin that leads to the straight before the long straight. I use 50-55 on the exit to the long straight. I use a small amount on the exit of the right-hander after the long straight. I use a small amount on the exit of the right-hander after the second checkpoint. Depending how much I have left I might use a small amount on the uphill section, but I always save some for the final corner. I do this not so much for the boost to acceleration, but because of the extra traction from 4wd.

    Edit: Regarding no deployment on the long straight - In hotlap and high preserve, you've probably used all of your ERS allowance before the long straight. On console there is a yellow bar that fills to indicate how much you can use each lap. The green bar shows how much you have available. Once the yellow bar is full you can't use any more until the next lap.
  14. uelas_77

    uelas_77 Simracer

    improvement / 3:06.147 / uelas_77 / PS4 / T150

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  15. Neilski

    Neilski Hardcore Simmer

    Neilski - PC - 3.04.021. Still seeing a whole bunch of corners where I'm losing 5 tenths, so I haven't quite given up all hope of breaking the 3 minute barrier... Just sooo many damn corners! :D
  16. the3ws

    the3ws Hardcore Simmer

    Improvement - 2.57.450
  17. uelas_77

    uelas_77 Simracer

    improvement / 3:05.175 / uelas_77 / PS4 / T150

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  18. Hugo Catarino

    Hugo Catarino Hardcore Simmer

    So far it's a one man show: the3ws went god-mode and it's 5 (!!!) seconds faster than second place,being the only driver bellow the 3m mark,an achievment i didn't think it would be possible to be honest.If 2.57 wasnt such a slow time at the regular Highlands i would think that he was the wrong track!

    Anything bellow 3.10 is a very respectable time,so congrats to the 7 drivers on board! :)

    Current standings

    1- 2.57.450 the3ws- PS4
    2- 3.02.865 Lewisxbone- X1
    3- 3.04.021 Neilski- PC
    4- 3.04.079 Justray2000- PC
    5- 3.04.095 BrainsBush- PC
    6- 3.05.175 uelas_77- PS4
    7- 3.10.0397 Plastic_Manc- PC
  19. Laughing Gravy

    Laughing Gravy Hardcore Simmer

    3.12.134 PS4 [​IMG]

    Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
  20. Neilski

    Neilski Hardcore Simmer

    Improvement: 2.59.208
    Still fumbling in the dark on the setup. Am starting to think that the power curve for this car falls away waaaaay before the red line, but I haven't tried to measure it yet. This thing has so much grip - I keep managing to get faster and faster through the corners.
    Looking at the inconsistency of my sectors, I reckon I still have another second or more to find, but I suspect @the3ws will be another second or two ahead by the time I find it! :D

    the3ws, uelas_77, Lewisxbone and 4 others like this.
  21. uelas_77

    uelas_77 Simracer

    For whom may have missed it here's one of the various le mans streamed videos


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