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Generic Weekly Hotlap Challenge #124 – “A Long tail on a long track”

Discussion in 'Console Lounge' started by Totall Wrytoff, Apr 14, 2019.

  1. Tibor Sólyom

    Tibor Sólyom Hardcore Simmer

    Thanks Don, I know these problems unfortunately, so many choices so less time...
    Wish you a lot of fun to thew new wheel!
    If I could borrow a PS or XB I would do the test, I have a G27 so it could be comparable I guess.
    One more thing came to my mind Lewis, what are your sector times? I can compare them to mine on the weekend. The second sector has only one high speed part, you can see at 5:16 on @Pretend racer 's video, he reached 317 km (198 mph). What is your top speed there?
  2. DonZmeuheu

    DonZmeuheu Hardcore Simmer

    Thanks Tibor!:) ohhh....I cant wait till the wheelbase and wheel will arrive:) I'm glad you understand the Luxury Problems we PC users have;) To be honest I dont think that PC and consoles differ in lap times from each other. Of course on PC you can use a lot more settings in the car setup but In the end every car setup need to be driven the right way and thats sometimes harder than improving on your current setup. A lot of fast drivers have set their FFB to a minimum for a hotlap because of less force impacts in the steeringwheel and a faster handling but this also use a lot of training. At the end of the day its hard to compare console vs pc on laptimes because FFB on my PC even with my old CSL Elite wheelbase is so much stronger than on console and its hard to get a clean lap on both platforms with the same FFB and nail every corner right;)
  3. Lewisxbone

    Lewisxbone Alien

    Just to be clear on something,
    I was honestly joking about the 7:45 lap time.
    I doubt if I had 12 months practice I couldn’t get anywhere near that kind of time.
    My first split delta is averaging between 3:14.5** - 3:15.2
    And I’m getting to the 2nd around 5:23.2 ish
  4. Tibor Sólyom

    Tibor Sólyom Hardcore Simmer

    Then it's quite the same like @LeiF 's time (from RSR):

    1st: 3:14.145
    2nd: 2:08.502
    3rd: 2:33.522

    His 1+2 sector is 5:22.6, six tenths less then yours. And his laptime is exactly 6 tenths quicker then yours.
    It seems, it's some tacho calibration issue.
  5. Tibor Sólyom

    Tibor Sólyom Hardcore Simmer

    BTW the current standings :)

    1- 7.47.189 Daniel Perez PC
    2- 7.50.273 Pretend racer PC
    3- 7.55.658 LeiF PC
    4- 7.56.600 AB770577 PS4
    5- 7.56.750 Lewisxbone XB1
    6- 8.12.730 Total Wrytoff PS4
    7- 8.17.491 Sissydriver PC
    8- 8.18.305 Laughing Gravy PS4
    9- 8.21.268 DonZmeuheu PC
    10- 8.29.558 Moodyryder PS4
    11- 9.15.832 Emmanuel Tubbiolo XB1
  6. Totall Wrytoff

    Totall Wrytoff Hardcore Simmer

    Don't want to peak too early.
  7. StyleF1re

    StyleF1re Hardcore Simmer

    8.11.215 / PS4

    Assetto Corsa_85.jpg

    Recorded a few laps without much drama earlier in the week - an 8:17 and 8:14. That said, this latest session was a total nightmare. I honestly believe 70-80% of the 1.5+ hours I invested was spent failing miserably in the GP section. The turn that cuts off the Mercedes Arena might just be my new least favorite area of any circuit. I had maybe five or six attempts at most on the Nordschleife section. This lap is actually rather sad in it's own right since I made contact with the pit lane divider at the end and threw away a second or two. Just my damn luck! Then again, this is all self-inflicted from neglecting the GP and Endurance layouts and running Tourist too often online.

    On the other hand, I shouldn't feel too bad being within 25 seconds of @Daniel Perez on a Nordschleife challenge. That's usually the way it goes! haha
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2019
  8. LeiF

    LeiF Alien

    Closing the gap a bit more.. :)

    7.51.717 Leif PC


  9. Lewisxbone

    Lewisxbone Alien


    7.55.476 - X1X

  10. Lewisxbone

    Lewisxbone Alien


    7.54.637 - X1X

  11. moodyryder

    moodyryder Hardcore Simmer

    8.10 431

    I took the pedals to bits without having a clue what I was doing. Cleaned things out a bit and put them back together fully expecting them to be dead as a doornail .

    They worked. Perfectly. I have no idea why, and to be honest I don't care. Better to be lucky than good.

    So I chipped away at it. 8mins 18, 16, 14, 13 a 12 and then down to this 10.4. I'm happy with that and will leave it there.


    I've always been conscious that I don't grip the wheel enough; sometimes it even slips through my fingers. It's the biker thing, soft hands and all.

    Anyway, I got two pairs of cheap jeans from Asda for work. They came on clamp style hangers. The clamps fit onto the T150 perfectly and I can rotate the wheel whilst hardly gripping it at all.

    Maybe it's all in the mind but if it works for me, then it works.

    My wheel looks like Mickey Mouse now. :)
  12. AB770577

    AB770577 Hardcore Simmer

    Improvement 7.54.558 PS4

    Attached Files:

  13. Tibor Sólyom

    Tibor Sólyom Hardcore Simmer

    Current standings:

    1- 7.47.189 Daniel Perez PC
    2- 7.50.273 Pretend racer PC
    3- 7.51.717 LeiF PC
    4- 7.54.558 AB770577 PS4
    5- 7.54.637 Lewisxbone XB1
    6- 8.10.431 Moodyryder PS4
    7- 8.11.215 StyleF1re PS4
    8- 8.11.550 Total Wrytoff PS4
    9- 8.17.491 Sissydriver PC
    10- 8.18.305 Laughing Gravy PS4
    11- 8.21.268 DonZmeuheu PC
    12- 9.15.832 Emmanuel Tubbiolo XB1
  14. Tibor Sólyom

    Tibor Sólyom Hardcore Simmer

  15. AB770577

    AB770577 Hardcore Simmer

    Improvement 7.51.860 PS4

    Attached Files:

  16. LeiF

    LeiF Alien

    Just had another go, such a beast of a combo.

    If I could string together a clean one I see the potential to shave up to maybe 2 seconds off my time, but at that pace it is a bit risky really; not much margin for error left :)
    So after 2 final failed attempts I will call it a day on this one.

    Grats guys, some mega times!
    StyleF1re, 365gt, Lewisxbone and 6 others like this.
  17. Peggy11

    Peggy11 Simracer

    Okay so after trying pretty much every evening this week plus Friday and Saturday during the day I’ve finally managed a clean lap, albeit quite slow.

    This is a savage one this week, one wrong move and you’re dead. Very enjoyable though when I finally got round this evening.

    8:50:406. PC

    Attached Files:

    StyleF1re, 365gt, Lewisxbone and 7 others like this.
  18. Totall Wrytoff

    Totall Wrytoff Hardcore Simmer

    Quite right LeiF. I think we would all echo that!
    LeiF, 365gt, AB770577 and 1 other person like this.
  19. Totall Wrytoff

    Totall Wrytoff Hardcore Simmer

    The chequered flag is waved for WHC124, many of us have already waved a white one!

    This week has featured some quite stunning competition, some amazing times, some very patient and persistent improvement and real dedication from everyone.

    Welcome back Daniel Perez and welcome back to the top step! A brilliant first time, then improved to an exceptional winning time of 7.47.189. It was just as well because Tibor Solyom popped in an almost equally brilliant 7.48.437 to take second place. Times to be confirmed so that’s provisional!
    Early leaders LeiF and AB770577 below eight minutes were joined by Pretend racer who posted a great time and vid and Lewsixbone, consistently improving and showing an eye-popping amount of effort. Many congrats, the rest of us are in awe!

    Well done to all those that submitted a time and welcome to Peggy 11.
    StyleF1re, LeiF, 365gt and 7 others like this.
  20. Tibor Sólyom

    Tibor Sólyom Hardcore Simmer

    Final standings:

    1- 7.47.189 Daniel Perez PC
    2- 7.48.437 Tibor Sólyom PC
    3- 7.50.273 Pretend racer PC
    4- 7.51.717 LeiF PC
    5- 7.51.860 AB770577 PS4
    6- 7.54.637 Lewisxbone XB1
    7- 8.10.431 Moodyryder PS4
    8- 8.11.215 StyleF1re PS4
    9- 8.11.550 Total Wrytoff PS4
    10- 8.17.491 Sissydriver PC
    11- 8.18.305 Laughing Gravy PS4
    12- 8.21.268 DonZmeuheu PC
    13- 8.50.406 Peggy11 PC
    14- 9.15.832 Emmanuel Tubbiolo XB1
    StyleF1re, LeiF, 365gt and 6 others like this.

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