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Generic Weekly Hotlap Challenge #148 – Hugo’s hot wheels

Discussion in 'Console Lounge' started by Totall Wrytoff, Sep 29, 2019.

  1. Totall Wrytoff

    Totall Wrytoff Hardcore Simmer

    Welcome to the thread for the Weekly Hotlap Challenge #148 – Hugo’s hot wheels

    As we come up to the 150th Anniversary of the WHC, we are going to be celebrating the milestone with a series of challenges chosen in co-operation with those who have played a significant role in the WHC, The Legends of WHC!

    Quick reminder to all, please could you include your name and format as described below when posting your times.

    The Challenge: Hotlap
    Car: Ford GT40
    Track: Mugello
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    The Ford GT40 needs no introduction. It is a legend and icon. Everyone also knows it’s Eric Broadly’s Lola Mark VI. It is also Pastmaster Hugo’s favourite car. We last used the GT40 one hundred and six WHCs ago, in a combi proposed by Hugo around Highlands Long.
    At the time Hugo said “Good brakes for a vintage car, lots of power, and easy to save if you spin the wheels after a slow turn because of the mid-engine.” I’m not actually sure I agree with much of that, especially having enjoyed slicks followed by go-kart for the last two weeks. It took a fair bit of getting to know around Mugello. I think it’s a tricky car to drive - it likes confident inputs but doesn’t like being pushed around. You are quite clearly a passenger and must guide it smoothly.
    Here a link to a very fascinating article, a contemporary view about the GT40 as a road car, written in 1966, by the legendary Denis “Jenks” Jenkinson for Motorsport magazine,
    https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/archive/article/december-1966/37/road-ford-gt40
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    Mugello, Mugello, molto bello! A good long straight, the car wanders a bit and you build good speed, but just under the bridge, you start to think about braking and “leave plenty of room” will be forefront on your mind for the rest of the lap! The nose is very responsive, provided you have slowed the car properly and allows you to carve good lines into the corners, but you have to feed the power in gently on the way out or be ready for opposite lock. I think you coax a lap time time out of this rather than try and belt it!

    Fastest time on RSR is 2:02.8, we can beat that this week surely!

    We’re on vintage tyres this week. Recommended pressure is 37psi front and back.

    How to take part - Hot lap:
    To enter, select Hotlap, choose the Ford GT40 and the Mugello circuit.
    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 you must have the ambient temp set to 26 DegC.

    Deadline: Sunday 6th October 2019 - by 18:00 BST.
    Chequered Flag will drop shortly before this time.

    You can run as many laps as you like and update your times as often as you like. It is all about taking part, pushing 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 use the following format to post your times:
    Improvement (Only required if you have already posted a time)
    Your name (as you would like it to appear on the leaderboard)
    Your time - shown as x.xx.xxx.
    Your platform (PC Xb1 PS4)
    The screen shot showing your time.
    (Optional but in the spirit) Your thoughts and comment

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

    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 (C.L.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. Nordschleife 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
    128. Mugello – Ferrari GTO
    129. Vallelunga – Lamborghini Sesto Elemento
    130. Black Cat County – Shelby Cobra 427S/C
    131. Laguna Seca – Lotus Evora GTC
    132. Brands Hatch GP – McLaren MP4 12C
    133. Highlands Long – Chevrolet Corvette C7R
    134. Monza GP – Lamborghinis Gallardo SL S3/ Countach S1
    135. Magione – Mazda MX-5 ND
    136. Nordschleife Endurance Cup – Ferrari F2004
    137. Barcelona Moto – Lotus Exige S Roadster
    138. Monza 1966 Full Course – Porsche 918 Spyder
    139. Spa Francochamps – Ferrari 812 Superfast
    140. Zandvoort – Mercedes Benz AMG GT3
    141. Silverstone GP – Porsche Cayman GT4
    142. Vallelunga Classic – Tatuus FA10
    143. Brands Hatch GP - Audi Quattro Sport Step 1
    144. Red Bull Ring GP - Ferrari 488 GTB
    145. Nurburgring GP (GT ) – BMW M3 E30 Group A
    146. Imola – Ferrari 458 Italia Step 3
    147. Laguna Seca – KTM X-Bow R
    148. Mugello – Ford GT40
     
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2019
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  2. moodyryder

    moodyryder Hardcore Simmer

    moodyryder
    2.05.412
    Ps4

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    Straight in like the boy Flynn.

    I'll be the forlorn hope for this week.
     
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  3. sissydriver

    sissydriver Alien

    @Totall Wrytoff - good combo. Great stuff! :cool:

    But we used him last at WHC 121 ;)
     
  4. F1415182235

    F1415182235 Hardcore Simmer

    Yay my favorite track! If only it was a GT3 car
     
  5. Totall Wrytoff

    Totall Wrytoff Hardcore Simmer

    Absolutely right -and it was one of mine. I was sure we had used it since 42, but it was not entered on the master spreadsheet after 121 - so that's two errors cleared up, thank-you very much for spotting!:cool:

    Nice! Noted.
    What is your second favourite track @F1415182235 ?:)
     
  6. F1415182235

    F1415182235 Hardcore Simmer

    Not sure. It's a tie between Nurb GP, Laguna Seca, and Zandvoort.
    And Catalunya without the boring chicanes at the end.
     
    Last edited: Sep 30, 2019
  7. I have a feeling this would be a very interesting week!
     
  8. Totall Wrytoff

    Totall Wrytoff Hardcore Simmer

    Totall Wrytoff
    2.05.818
    PS4
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    Hands up who binned it at the end of the straight first time out.:)
    I would like to say this was a shakedown, it's not. It's the result of quite a long sesh.
     
  9. Lewisxbone

    Lewisxbone Alien

    Lewisxbone
    2.03.931
    XB1

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    Not much time today so only a few laps to get on the board.
    I can tell it’s gonna be a tough one, missed most apex and braking was way off.
     
  10. LeiF

    LeiF Alien

    ooooooh I love this car!

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    should be doing league practice for tomorrow but need to take this beauty out first :)


    Edit:
    After the comment about overshooting T1 I decided to concentrate extra hard on first approach and really thought I was braking early but still only just kept it on :D
     
    Last edited: Sep 30, 2019
  11. LeiF

    LeiF Alien

    Leif
    2.03.803
    PC

    Damn, just did 4 laps, hit a 2.04.9 after 2 laps then went in and corrected psi, then another two laps and got to 2.04.0 then clicked on restart session :(
    But on the bright side that meant I had to go out for another 4 laps, fortunately got again into the 04.0's after second lap but then managed to find another bit on the next lap before invalidating lap 4.

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    Edit:
    Just had a quick look at RSR and we are already within 1s of the top time, if I had it running I would be 3rd but it stopped connecting recently so just turned it off. If you look down to the fastest pro time we have already beaten it lol

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    Last edited: Sep 30, 2019
  12. Totall Wrytoff

    Totall Wrytoff Hardcore Simmer

    Improvement
    Totall Wrytoff
    2.05.411
    PS4
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    Oops.:)
    That's got to grate.
    And one for the OCD Lewis?
     
  13. Biner

    Biner Hardcore Simmer

    Great combo! I'll be taking a leave of absence for the month of October but no worries, I am on a nice long vacation in a lovely place! I will return at the beginning of November and will be back to posting WHC podium times minus 2 seconds!!! :D Cheers mates! Carry on!
     
  14. Totall Wrytoff

    Totall Wrytoff Hardcore Simmer

    NO WORRIES @Biner???:eek::eek::eek:

    You will be missing the 150th WHC!:(
    Don't want to spoil it, but you'll miss out on something....

    Hopefully you'll be let out early for good behaviour!;)
     
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2019
  15. Totall Wrytoff

    Totall Wrytoff Hardcore Simmer

    Improvement
    Totall Wrytoff
    2.05.067
    PS4
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    Used the longest set of ratios, seems better suited to the first two sectors and last corner, it felt brutally unsympathetic towards the old dear's motor and trans. Dropped the rear ARB to 1.
    Probably just a psychological benefit:D
    What is everyone else using?
    Lewis, LeiF....?:)
     
  16. Lewisxbone

    Lewisxbone Alien

    Sorry TW, I only changed fuel and limiter so whatever default is. Hopefully i’ll have more time on Wednesday to have a mess with setup.


    Sent from my iPhone Xs Max using Tapatalk
     
  17. Lewisxbone

    Lewisxbone Alien

    Current Standings:


    1. Leif - 2.03.803 PC
    2. Lewisxbone - 2.03.931 XB1
    3. Totall Wrytoff - 2.05.067 PS4
    4. Moodyryder - 2.05.412 PS4


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  18. Emmanuel Tubbiolo

    Emmanuel Tubbiolo Hardcore Simmer

    Emmanuel Tubbiolo
    2.05.472
    Xb1

    Had a great time last night. I remember that car and I remember not behind a fan when we used it the last time. That's why am happy. I see the difference in my driving. Couldn't control the car properly and now I understand that beauty.
    Haven't touch much of the settings but I remember 2 click up for bias and like you TW longest gear ratio for this time but the short one is not bad. As you say they both have pros and cons. Hope I'll have more time this week. Great combo
     

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  19. sissydriver

    sissydriver Alien

    absolutely strange behaviour with content manager. o_O
    first a 2.12, then a 2.10. :confused:
    today struggling to get near 2.15??? :mad:
    used ac launcher and did 2.08 on second lap. :eek:
    dunno whats wrong but i have to look into this. really weird. :oops:
    and rsr says my damage is 0% but it was 100% with the ac launcher. :(
    some gremlin seems to live in my pc.....:confused:
     
  20. sissydriver

    sissydriver Alien

    Sissydriver
    2.07.430
    pc

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    hmm....really strange. only with ac launcher the car is driveable.

    set the track to dusty.....:confused::eek::rolleyes:. so embarrassing.....:oops::oops::oops:
     
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2019

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