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Generic Weekly Hotlap Challenge #127 - Questro mostro soffia forte!

Discussion in 'Console Lounge' started by Totall Wrytoff, May 5, 2019.

  1. Welcome to the thread for the Weekly Hotlap Challenge #127 - Questo mostro soffia forte! (This monster blows hard!) and the Second Round of “Il Campione d'Italia” mini-series.

    The Challenge:
    Car: Pagani Huayra BC
    Track: Monza 1966 Road Course
    The Pagani Huayra BC is a mid-engined, road legal but track focussed sports car, produced by the boutique Italian sports car manufacturer Pagani. If you were sniggering at this week’s title, the car is in fact named after Huayra-tata, a Peruvian wind god. BC stands for the late Benny Caiola, a friend and mentor of Horacio Pagani and the first Pagani customer.
    As well as the first Zonda, Benny Caiola had an automotive collection which, according to Forbes Magazine, was viewed as one of the most exclusive Ferrari collections around the world. He passed away aged 79 in April 2010.

    The Pagani Huayra BC is a monster. It really blows! It has a six litre, twin-turbocharged V12 developed specially by Mercedes-AMG. This brute produces around 750bhp and a huge 811lbf/ft (1,100Nm) of torque. It has an Xtrac 7-speed sequential manual transmission and weighs only 1,218 kg (2,685 lb), due to a new material called 'carbon triax, developed in house at Pagani, which is 50% lighter and 20% stronger than regular carbon fibre.
    There is much more “geek mode” stuff too. The tyres are Pirelli P-Zero Corsas that feature 12 different rubber compounds and the suspension and wishbones are made of aeronautical grade aluminum called Avional.

    And there is active aero!
    This is designed to achieve speed, stability and grip through minimal drag or maximum downforce depending on the situation. The Huayra has a control unit that processes information about the car's speed, yaw rate, lateral acceleration, steering angle and throttle position. It can change the height and rake angle and independently adjust four aero flaps placed at the rear and front of the car. It will also prevent excess body roll in the corners by increasing the downforce on that side of the car. The rear flaps also act as an airbrake. Under hard braking, both the front suspension and the two rear flaps are raised to counter-act weight transfer to the front wheels and keep the whole car stable. It looks weird, if you have time to notice!
    Compared to the standard car, the BC also has a special front aero package, deeper side skirts, a huge diffuser and enormous rear wing. You'll be hoping that all works on the way into turn one!

    Here are some thoughts on driving the Huayra BC from the excellent EVO magazine:
    “The chassis has some understeer dialled-in to it, but despite its huge dimensions and sheer torque on offer, it’s an easy car to exploit. Turn in a bit slower or with a sharp lift of the throttle and the understeer is gone. Now get on the power and you can sense the rear starting to take some attitude, the car balanced in a lovely, accessible mid-corner phase. Keep opening the throttle and inevitably the rear tyres start to spin-up and the BC exits the turn with just a mild twist of oversteer. And all under the watchful eye of the superb traction control Sport setting. Turn off the assistance and 811lb/ft can quickly get a hold of even those vast Pirellis so only do so if you’re feeling particularly sharp. Having said that the BC’s main strength is that it’s a relatively easy car to drive even at the very edge of grip – amazing considering its outright potential.”

    The Autodromo Nazionale Monza is a historic race track north of Milan. It was built in 1922 and is the world's third purpose-built motor racing circuit after Brooklands and Indianapolis. The 1966 Road Course gives us just under 6km to stretch the BC’s legs and you’ll see a “double ton.”

    There’s just one dilemma…”will sir have it in the Blue Carbon Orange, or Carbon Carbon Red with the gold wheels...?”

    The recommended pressure for the hypercar road tyres is 30psi front, 32psi rear. The Trofeos are 32psi front and 33psi rear.

    How to take part - Hot lap:
    To enter, select Hotlap, choose the Pagani Huayra BC and the Monza 1966 Road Course. Please setup the session as shown below:
    Mode: Hotlap
    Time of day: Free
    Ambient Temp: 26 Degrees
    Setup: Free
    Controller: Free
    Assists: Free
    Stability: Free

    To qualify for WHC you must have the ambient temp set to 26 DegC.

    Deadline: Sunday 12th May 2019 - 21:00 GMT.

    You can run as many laps as you like and update your times as often as you like. It is all about taking part, testing yourself and enjoying Assetto Corsa. All Platforms are welcome.
    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!
    Please 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).

    Please use the following format to post your times:
    Your time, to be shown as x.xx.xxx.
    Your platform (PC Xb1 PS4)
    The image or screen shot showing your time.
    Your thoughts and comment

    Please mark updated times with Improvement.

    A leader board is collated regularly. Unfortunately editing of posts gets locked on this forum so this post cannot be updated.

    Weekly Hotlap Challenge Championship League
    How it works:
    1. Enter the Weekly Hotlap Challenge as posted every Sunday evening and you will be automatically entered into the league table.
    2. Your ranking in the final standings, posted on Sunday evening, will earn you points, as follows:
    Place Points: 1st 15 2nd 14 3rd 13 4th 12 5th 11 6th 10 7th 9 8th 8 9th 7 10th 66
    3. Every player taking part in a WHC, but finishing outside the top 10 will get 4 points.
    4. Every player who is in the table, (ie has entered a previous WHC) but does not play that week will get three points each week.
    5. Players that join WHC after WHC#114 will be awarded 3 points retrospectively for every WHC missed. For example, if you enter WHC for the first time at WHC#124, your name will be added to the table, with 27 points, plus whatever you score in WHC#124.
    6. Specialist Challenges will also feature throughout the season. These will be as monthly mini-series, for example Formula 1 February or Muscle Car Month, or nominated car types, for example the best driver in road cars. These events will be announced in the WHC Thread.

    The updated Championship league table will be displayed in a new post in the Console Lounge each week.

    At the end of the year, the WHC before Xmas week, the winners will be declared -
    * Championship podium
    * Specialist Challenge Winners
    * 1st place Contributor (the most Bonus points)
    * 1st place Loyal Lapper (who has entered most regularly, most often, if there is a draw, Bonus points count, then Champ points)

    Weekly Hotlap Challenge History
    1. Mugello - Praga R1 Posted by John Gordon 3rd Oct, 2016 (Console Lounge P55)
    2. Imola - Mercedes SLS GT3
    3. Brands Hatch GP - RUF RT12 Posted by GravelTrap 19th Oct 2016 (Console Lounge P54)
    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 Posted by HavanaB0B, 1st May 2017 (Console Lounge p28)
    30. Zandvoort - Lotus Evora GX
    31. Barcelona GP - Lotus Exos 125 Stage 1
    32. Brands Hatch Indy - Toyota Supra MKIV Time Attack Posted by by Graveltrap 21st May 2017 (Console Lounge p25)
    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 Posted by Hugo Catarino,9th July 2017 (Console Lounge p21)
    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 Posted by Graveltrap 13th Aug 2017 (Console Lounge p19)
    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 Posted by Moodyryder 23rd Oct 2017 (Console Lounge p14)
    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 Posted by Hugo Catarino 25th Feb 2o18 (Console Lounge p7)
    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
    84. Highlands Long - Audi R18 e-tron quattro 2014
    85. Monza - Pagani Zonda R
    86. Nordschleife - Lotus 3-eleven
    87. Zandvoort - Maserati GranTurismo MC GT4
    88. Redbull Ring GP - Mercedes Sauber C9
    89. Brands Hatch - Lotus 25
    90. Highlands Short - Abarth 595 SS
    91. Nurburgring GP (GT) - Audi TT Cup
    92. Monza 1966 - Road Course - Porsche 908 LH
    93. Vallelunga - BMW M3 E30 Gr.A 92
    94. Laguna Seca - Alfa Romeo Mito QV
    95. Nordschleife - RUF Yellowbird & Ferrari F40
    96. Barcelona GP - BMW Z4 GT3
    97. Highlands Drift - Ferrari 458 Italia
    98. Spa - Lotus Type 49
    99. Zandvoort - Porsche 911 GT1-98
    100. Silverstone - Nissan GT-R GT3; Brands Hatch - Lotus Exige V6; Vallelunga - free car
    101. Mugello - Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
    102. Silverstone National - Mazda MX5 Cup or Abarth 500 Assetto Corse
    103. Highlands Short – Ford Escort RS1600 Posted by Totall Wrytoff 11th Nov 2018 (Console Lounge p2)
    104. Black Cat Short – Porsche 917/30
    105. Monza 66 Junior Course – Ferrari F40 S3
    106. Magione – Toyota Supra MkIV
    107. Brands Hatch Indy 5 lap - Porsche 911 GT3 RS
    107. Nurburgring Sprint - Porsche 911 GT3 RS
    108. Nordschleife - Abarth 595SS
    108 Laguna Seca 5 lap - McLaren F1 GTR
    109. Brands Hatch - Ferrari FXX K
    110. Highlands – Lamborghini Muira P400 SV
    111. Imola - Scuderia Glickenhaus SCG 003C
    112. Vallelunga Club – Lotus Exos T125
    113. Highlands Drift - Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport
    114. Barcelona Moto - Maserati 250F 6 cylinder
    115. Silverstone GP – Ferrari F138
    116. Laguna Seca – Lotus 72D
    117. Red Bull Ring GP - Ferrari SF15-T
    118. Spa Francochamps – Maserati Quattroporte GTS
    119. Zandvoort – Toyota AE86
    120. Silverstone National – BMW M3 E92 Step 1
    121. Silverstone 1967 – Ford GT40
    122. Nurburgring GP - Porsche 919 Hybrid 2016
    123. Highlands Drift Circuit – Porsche 718 RS 60 Spyder
    124. Nordshleife Endurance – Porsche 962C Long Tail
    125. Red Bull Ring National - Audi R8 V10 Plus
    126. Imola – Ferrari 330 P4
    127. Monza 1966 Road Course - Pagani Huayra BC
    Last edited: May 5, 2019

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  3. Emmanuel Tubbiolo

    Emmanuel Tubbiolo Hardcore Simmer

    Sounds great! Thanks
  4. Peggy11

    Peggy11 Hardcore Simmer

    First few laps, should be good enough for somewhere near the bottom of the Leader Board :p

    1:23:626 PC

  5. 1.22.827
    Raised the tyres pressures for this shakedown.

    I have to make a point about fair play this week, just because of the track penalties on this particular circuit.
    In some places you can hit the armco and bounce back onto the circuit, which for real, would result in shattered carbon triax and an absolutely inconceivably large invoice.
    So, as discussed a couple of weeks ago, please drive fairly... Tibor's Rules apply!:D
  6. Emmanuel Tubbiolo

    Emmanuel Tubbiolo Hardcore Simmer

    1.23.217 Xbox

    This is good

    Attached Files:

  7. Emmanuel Tubbiolo

    Emmanuel Tubbiolo Hardcore Simmer

    1.22.674 Xbox

    Got it. No traction control for this one

    Attached Files:

  8. Peggy11

    Peggy11 Hardcore Simmer

    Improvement 1:22:389 PC

  9. cobra188d

    cobra188d Gamer



    I'd also like to thank Totall for these challenges. I don't attempt them all but I've driven some cars and tracks that I normally would not consider. Like this one...
  10. sissydriver

    sissydriver Alien

    1.21.993 pc

    1 21 993 127.jpg

    crazy car...accelerating without a limit....o_O
  11. LeiF

    LeiF Alien

    This car is something else, just wow! Still wish we were using the banked section :)

    1.21.675 Leif PC

  12. Improvement
    Stock settings, tyres were stone cold though!
  13. Improvement
  14. :D Good call LeiF, but have you tried the Full Course in this car? I hit 225mph... but felt quite queasy after two laps. The bumps on the banked section are just too bumpy for my delicate constitution! I imagine they also take months off the life of the plastic bits inside my G27.:eek:

    Should I upgrade to a Fanatec? I'm poised, is it worth it?
    What does everyone think? (Apologies for re-raising this issue:D:D)
  15. Emmanuel Tubbiolo

    Emmanuel Tubbiolo Hardcore Simmer

    No actually I wanted to ask everyone the same thing. I heard about T500 or direct drive. I will like to upgrade but for something much better.
  16. Ever since I watched a video about how the G29's drive mechanism makes turning into a corner a lottery, I've had the yips!
    I think a decent brake feel would also make a significant difference. With the G29 set, as you squeeze, the brakes bite way before you feel pressure, I've wrecked sooo many laps locking up, miles off the apex! On non ABS cars I run 85-90% brake pressure, which allows you to feel your way in to the braking area, but presumably slower around a lap.
    It's a "workman, tools" issue possibly, but it often helps to throw money at a problem!

    (Just to clarify, the English idiom is - "a bad workman blames his tools":D)
    Last edited: May 7, 2019
  17. Biner

    Biner Hardcore Simmer

    I made a commitment to do sub 1:22 before I shut down tonite...just made it! Quite a challenge, questo mostro!!!
  18. sissydriver

    sissydriver Alien

    @Totall Wrytoff - T500RS is a good wheel. mine has ~ 2000hours of Assetto Corsa and ACC now and it feels still fresh:)
    To have a good FBB in ACC i reduced overall strength ~ 10% and now FFB is a little to "loose" in AC - but i tested the huyara on the full course and its really okay (only the sparks from sol are annoying....) - i hate it when the wheel lets the whole desk rattle and shake - my wife often asks - "what the hell are you doing there ???" :p
  19. LeiF

    LeiF Alien

    I actually haven’t tried it no, just thought it would be entertaining :D
  20. Emmanuel Tubbiolo

    Emmanuel Tubbiolo Hardcore Simmer


    Forgot to post that last night as I thought I'll improve it but that's all I got for the moment. Not sure about psi

    Attached Files:

  21. sissydriver

    sissydriver Alien

    my setup - everything stock only max camber on front (helped me a lot to increase speed in Curva Grande (Nr1) and Curva del Vialone(Nr6)) and - no road tyres ;)

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