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Generic Weekly Hotlap Challenge 174 – Easter Egg &*&

Discussion in 'Console Lounge' started by Totall Wrytoff, Apr 11, 2020.

  1. Welcome to the thread for the Weekly Hotlap Challenge 174 – Easter Egg &*&

    Happy Easter to you! Joining in the fun, this week’s challenge has a hidden egg.

    Hotlap:
    Car: Audi TT RS VLN
    Track: Brands Hatch GP Circuit
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    June 23rd!
    The date Assetto Corsa Competizione comes out on consoles.
    So, since we’ve just had three weeks of road cars, I thought this week we should warm up in a GT3 car. We’ve got three unused; the Huracan, 2016 Porsche 911 and the McLaren 12C. However, I tried them on a few tracks and they still don’t hold my interest. And the Porsche bobbles crazily, bouncing you off line on the way into a corner! Work your way round that Casey Stoners!
    Then I noticed the Audi TT RS VLN looking unused, pumped and suddenly, comparatively exciting! I’m not sure I’ve driven this car before, but it goes well and sounds quite exciting.
    So what is the Audi TT RS VLN?
    The VLN series is closely associated with the 24 Hours Nürburgring, as it has similar rules (mostly), and mainly the same participants. You should know that VLN stands for Veranstaltergemeinschaft Langstreckenpokal Nürburgring. Thanks to our German friends for the abbreviation!
    This is a group of motorsport clubs, each of which hosts one event of a nine-race, annual series held on the Nordschleife.
    Participants of VLN races range from amateurs in modified, small road legal cars to professional factory teams racing Group GT3 cars.
    The TT RS VLN was originally developed by an independent, Raeder Motorsport, in 2010 with approval and support from Audi. Mechanically it is very similar to the road going TT RS using the same 2.5 litre turbocharged five cylinder engine, tweaked up to 390bhp from the standard 340. But, as you see, the car's original body panels have been replaced by a comprehensive aero package.
    According to a quote,
    this makes for a very balanced, quite forgiving car for beginners, but super-fast if kept on a perfect line. Because of the aero characteristics, the key to cornering is to maintain “roll speed” rather than trail braking.”
    Like the other Audi then!
    There’s something else which surprised me about this car, I only noticed when I ran wide onto the grass - I spun the wrong wheels....
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    The TTRSVLN was developed for the Nordschliefe and so would suit a track that is twisty and hilly. For me the TT has got a touch of the touring car about about it, so I’m delighted to proposed one of the best circuits in the game for you to sling this around, Brands Hatch GP. Hope you think so too.
    Around Brands in the Audi, lap time wise, you will be wanting a one minute mid-twenty something, which is a very rapid pace.
    Recommended tyre pressure for all compounds of the VLN Slick is 26 psi, front and back.
    You’ve found the Easter Egg! A special, second combi.
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    There will be a WHC 174 Egg leader board for the legendary Mazda 787B at the brilliant Mugello Circuit.
    Developed for Group C racing in 1990 and 1991, only five 787s were ever built. Nonetheless it won Le Mans in 1991, the first and no doubt last victory by a car not using a fossil fuel burning, reciprocating engine. The Mazda uses a tiny, naturally aspirated 2.6 litre Wankel rotary. This produces a massive 690bhp and a relatively low 448lbs/ft of torque, but the Mazda only weights 890kg! Power could be increased at the expense of economy, but the cars were restricted to 8,500rpm to save fuel. I’m sure the 787 never turned a wheel at Mugello but it feels great through the fast sweepers and the long straight means you can wind it up all the way. The 90s Slick tyres are 30 psi front, 32 rear recommended pressure for all compounds. Don’t bust a gut in the Mazda, it is to savour.

    Happy Easter, looks things things are starting to improve, in the meantime enjoy the lapping.


    ☆☆☆☆PLEASE NOTE: WHC 173 F1 IS STILL OPEN UNTIL 18:00 GMT, TOMORROW. ☆☆☆☆

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    How to take part:
    To enter, select Hotlap, choose the Audi TT RS VLN and the Brands Hatch GP Circuit.
    And / or the Mazda 787B and the Mugello Circuit
    Please setup the session as shown below:
    Mode: Hotlap
    Ambient Temp: 26 Degrees
    Setup: Time of day: Free / Controller: Free / Assists: Free / Stability: Free
    To qualify you must have the ambient temp set to 26 DegC.

    Deadline: Sunday 19th April 2020
    Chequered Flag will drop shortly before 6pm.

    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:
    Event name: Hotlap
    or Egg
    Improvement
    (Required if you have already posted a time)
    Your name (as you would like it to appear on the leaderboard)
    Your times - shown as x.xx.xxx.
    Your platform (PC Xb1 PS4)
    The screen shot showing your time.
    (Optional but in the spirit) Your thoughts or any comment
    Please post video clips and share information in here as well.

    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
    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
    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
    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
    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;
    100. 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 Miura 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 Francorchamps – 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 – Lamborghini 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 Francorchamps – 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
    149. Vallelunga Club – Maserati Levante S (Posted by Graveltrap!)
    150. Nordschleife - Lotus 98T (October 2019 - Posted by Totall Wrytoff)
    150. Nordschleife - Nissan Nismo GT-R
    150. Highlands - Mercedes-Benz C9 1989 LM
    150. Brands Hatch Indy - McLaren P1 GTR (Race event)
    151. Barcelona Moto – Lamborghini Huracan ST
    152. Spa Francorchamps – Shelby Cobra 427 S/C
    153. Brands Hatch GP – Porsche 911 Carrera RSR 3.0
    153. Silverstone ’67 – Mercedes SLS AMG (Race event)
    154. Monza GP - Audi R8 LMS 2016
    155. Nurburgring Sprint - Porsche Panamera Turbo (First thread by F1415182235)
    156. Silverstone International - Mazda RX-7 Tuned
    157. Highlands Short - Ferrari 599XX EVO
    158. Barcelona GP - Porsche 962C Short Tail
    159. Monza 1966 Road Course – McLaren 570S (Posted by Totall Wrytoff)
    159. Imola – BMW M4 Akrapovic
    159. Black Cat County Short – Lotus Type 49
    160. Mugello – BMW M3 E30 Step 1
    161. Spa Francochamps – McLaren 650s GT3
    162. Magione - Ruf CTR Yellowbird
    163. Highlands Drift – Lotus Elise SC Step 1
    164. Silverstone GP - Tatuus FA01
    165. Nurburgring Sprint - Guilietta QVLE (First thread by Pr - Pretend racer)
    166. Highlands Long – Ferrari 330P4 and Ford GT40 (Posted by M - moodyryder)
    167. Zandvoort – Porsche Cayenne Turbo S (Totall Wrytoff)
    168. Black Cat County Long - Porsche 919 Hybrid 2015
    169. Vallelunga Club – Porsche 718 Boxster S (Pr)
    170. Imola – Ferrari F2004 (TW)
    171. Brands Hatch Indy - Abarth 595 SS Step 2 (TW)
    171. Nordschleife Endurance - BMW Z4 E89
    172. Laguna Seca - Audi Quattro (Pr)
    173. Red Bull Ring - Toyota Supra MkIV (M)
    174. Brands Hatch GP - Audi TT RS VLN (TW)
     


  2. Laughing Gravy

    Laughing Gravy Hardcore Simmer

    Laughing Gravy
    1.30.741
    PS4[​IMG]

    Sent from my SM-G970U using Tapatalk
     
  3. One of the greatest racers and one of the finest gentlemen on the planet has left us.

    R.I.P. Sir Stirling Moss.

    What a player! What an example he set.

    Sad news, but we should celebrate his brilliant life, his huge achievements and the epic memories he created for us.

    If you've watched the Fangio film on Netflix, you'll know, they don't make them like that anymore.
     
  4. sissydriver

    sissydriver Alien

    Sissydriver
    1.29.839
    PC

    1 29 839 174.jpg
     
  5. GoodGame.eXistenZ

    GoodGame.eXistenZ Hardcore Simmer

    Taking a visit? :p

    Nice combo and happy easter everyone.
    I find this car difficult to drive consistent on the limit, as it bottoms out everywhere and the rear is a bit tricky to keep stable over small bumps. So the first thing I did is to set the height to 24 front and 23 at the back. I set the wings to 4 at the front and 4 at the back. Springs 160 at the front and 145? at the back, toe 1 FR and 6 at the rear and adjusted the gearing a bit.. The rest I left more or less stock at first.

    GoodGame.eXistenZ
    PC
    1:26:276
    [​IMG]

    Here is the video of a lap, although done on 14° temperature. Time 1:25:686.
     
  6. sissydriver

    sissydriver Alien

    @GoodGame.eXistenZ - happy easter to you and everyone.
    very fast time - congratulations!!!
    brands was in focus in acc (aris last video caus of upcoming rlm event) - was to greedy to see if there was improvement. yeah, time is really okay for me.
     
  7. Lewisxbone

    Lewisxbone Alien

    Lewisxbone
    1.27.414 - Xb1

    [​IMG]

    Only lowered the fuel for now to get a time in.
    Definitely needs some messing with the setup, especially the final gear ratio, far too long for this track.
     
  8. Has no one found the Easter Egg?
    I haven't got the patience to be good at this!

    A "3/10ths off" prize for the first to post, doubled to 6/10ths if you post by the end of Easter Sunday!:D
     
  9. moodyryder

    moodyryder Hardcore Simmer

    Eggs

    moodyryder
    1.47.354
    Ps4

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    I like this car.

    Maybe it's because it was designed to be driven by a complete Herbert.
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2020
  10. That's a 1.46.754 for being the first to bag the egg @moodyryder !
     
  11. Hotlap
    Totall Wrytoff
    1.29.288
    PS4
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    Stock settings, reduced fuel and medium tyres.
    Tried the softs to start and get the pressures right, but front left doesn't hold for a lap. Back to mediums.
    Set ups won't save, so I'll be seeing how much I can improve with stock settings this week, although transmission seems tall, I only just get out of fourth!
     
  12. Egg
    Totall Wrytoff
    1.47.337
    PS4
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  13. Stan Getz

    Stan Getz Simracer

    Hotlap
    Stan Getz
    1:29:758
    PS4

    Happy easter everyone! Stay safe and fit
     

    Attached Files:

  14. Graveltrap

    Graveltrap Alien

    Q. When messing with the ride height I get a warning if I go below 60mm is this the same on all platforms?

    BTW, the Porsche GT3 R is one of the more interesting GT3 cars IMO, because of the way it behaves in this game, it feels so different from everything else ;)
     
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  15. Neilski

    Neilski Hardcore Simmer

    Hotlap
    Neilski
    1.27.379
    PC
    I do like this car - ridiculously grippy (esp. after the road car!). I think I can probably just about squeak into the 26s with a little more mucking about with setup and tweaking of lines.
    Btw @Graveltrap - I forgot to test just now but in the past I've been prevented from driving when the car was below minimum height (not certain it's always the case tho).

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  16. LeiF

    LeiF Alien

    ...just a really really really quick go for now (i.e. lapped until I put a wheel off and then quit)

    Veranstaltergemeinschaft Langstreckenpokal Nürburgring
    Leif
    1.27.753
    PC

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    @Graveltrap yes there is a minimum height restriction in AC. If it is in red you can't click drive.
    I have a setup in a certain car where if I load it with fuel I have to raise the height a click on the front or it wont let me drive :)
     
  17. Neilski

    Neilski Hardcore Simmer

    Dude, how can you drive with such a low frame-rate? :p :D
    (Edit: Joking aside, I use F12 to take Steam screenshots, and it doesn't capture the FPS counter. I guess you're using something else for your screenshots?)
     
  18. Pretend racer

    Pretend racer Hardcore Simmer

    egg
    pretend racer
    1.45.197
    pc

    [​IMG]



    I'm not sure what happened to the vid, its got an overlay on it and its pretty annoying, but it is what it is. I had the most epic drift entry into t1 I just had to post it anyways lol!

    Setup is at the end of the vid. I downloaded it from the setup market. I should be able to best this if I can get t1 right. This car is way more fun than the audi.


    Does the audi have a push to pass button like the other racing audi?
     
  19. Neilski

    Neilski Hardcore Simmer

    Nope, thankfully :D
     
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  20. Graveltrap

    Graveltrap Alien

    Graveltrap 1:27.582 PS4



    screenshot at the end of the clip.

    High power front wheel drive car, I like! :) Need more time to Understand how to drive and set the thing up though!
     

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