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Generic WHL#61:Driving home for Christmas

Discussion in 'Console Lounge' started by moodyryder, Dec 17, 2017.

  1. moodyryder

    moodyryder Hardcore Simmer

    Welcome to the thread for the Weekly Hotlap #61- Driving home for Christmas

    The Challenge.
    Car: Ferrari 250 GTO
    Track: Vallelunga Classic

    Christmas is all about family and going back to your roots. I'll be heading north to Alba to join the rest of the clan, so I thought it might be nice for Assetto Corsa to go home too.

    It had to be a Ferrari, and what better than the mythical 250 GTO.

    They only built 39, and you were supposed to have done 100 to get homologation for racing. How Enzo Ferrari tricked the authorities into believing that there were 100 is quite an amusing story, and a real insight into how things were back then.

    That lack of numbers has made the 250 GTO one of the most sought after (and therefore expensive) cars in the world. So don't be binning it!

    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.
    Monday January 1st 2018 - 22:00 GMT. Note the deadline is not Sunday night. I will be in no good state to do the results page on New Year's Eve.

    How to take part!
    To enter simply head into the game select Drive > Hotlap and choose the Ferrari 250 GTO and head to Vallelunga Classic . 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.

    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 leader boardbut 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 GTR
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  3. BrainsBush

    BrainsBush Hardcore Simmer

    Very creative and original intro to this WHC #61. (also goes for #60). Later this week, probably already onMonday, I will push this 250GTO to the limits (and often in the grass :oops:).

    To all of us happy hotlapping before the holidays begin!
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2017
  4. F430_458_F12

    F430_458_F12 Alien

    For me, driving home for Christmas is Lake Louise :D
  5. moodyryder

    moodyryder Hardcore Simmer

    I spent Christmas & New Year there in 2008. Send the Mrs. off to the Fairmont and get myself over the top to the Larch Area. I'm no great skier but I loved it there. Happy days. Someday I hope to go back. You're lucky . :)
  6. DonZmeuheu

    DonZmeuheu Hardcore Simmer

    This is defenetely a nice way to drive home for Christmas;)
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  7. Kembro

    Kembro Hardcore Simmer

    1:33.875 PS4 G29H
    Nice combo.
    Fab85, V8_KB, pctm and 12 others like this.
  8. BrainsBush

    BrainsBush Hardcore Simmer

    haha after @Kembro shared above screenshot I found out I've set a time on the wrong Vallelunga track :eek:. Another confirmation I have to read the 'manual' better.

    We're staying home for the holidays. My wife has to work and take care of the elderly among us.

    Lake Louise still one of the beauties. About 15 years ago we spend a couple of weeks in Canada and travelled around in our rental motorhome. Begin of May we started our holiday with -5 celsius and ended with +15. Memory lane.
    Last edited: Dec 18, 2017
  9. BrainsBush

    BrainsBush Hardcore Simmer

    1:30:132 - BrainsBush - PC

    Don't know what is best: Heaven or this. I'm loving it

    Fab85, MrDeap, V8_KB and 10 others like this.
  10. 1:31.590 PS4 G29H
    An asteroid hit the track right in front of me!
    Fab85, MrDeap, V8_KB and 10 others like this.
  11. StyleF1re

    StyleF1re Hardcore Simmer

    I'd say you're right on the money with this being the equivalent of Heaven and the other challenge Hell. I'll come by and visit (Heaven) in a bit after I'm done with the sights and sounds of the other place...

    Also, this is the one car I make guests/friends who come over drive at least once now. And yes, I tell them it's at least $30m USD and have a laugh at their reactions. Still can't believe a variant of the 250 traded hands for like $52m USD. But seriously, I do believe it's worth all that and even more just from the in-game theater experience that is AC's virtual recreation. Oh, and this challenge does bring back some fond memories of me struggling in the Porsche 935/78 Hotlap Challenge seemingly ages ago...
  12. sissydriver

    sissydriver Alien

    1:34,238 pc

    1 34 238 61.jpg

    everything stock - wow! only wow! :)
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  13. sissydriver

    sissydriver Alien

    1:33,169 improvement pc

    1 33 619 61.jpg

    two weeks? mclaren and ferrari? really? :cool:

    yessss!! :p
    MrDeap, V8_KB, pctm and 9 others like this.
  14. DonZmeuheu

    DonZmeuheu Hardcore Simmer

    Good combo!!!
    MrDeap, V8_KB, pctm and 10 others like this.
  15. Laughing Gravy

    Laughing Gravy Hardcore Simmer

    1:34.683 PS4 [​IMG]

    Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
    svenvangent, MrDeap, V8_KB and 10 others like this.
  16. Fbrg90

    Fbrg90 Hardcore Simmer

    1:31:416 pc 20171218_205716.jpg
    Fab85, svenvangent, MrDeap and 11 others like this.
  17. StyleF1re

    StyleF1re Hardcore Simmer

    1:33.262 / PS4

    Assetto Corsa_13.jpg

    I suppose this is closer to Heaven than the other challenge, but not by what I expected. That said, this is exactly why I got the Inverted pedals and the 350mm Oval wheel!
  18. BrainsBush

    BrainsBush Hardcore Simmer

    Since I also have the Fanatec pedals (and wheel) it seems that I can set times with more consistency. Can be placebo effect or the pro experience of the driver himself, but I'm afraid it is becauseof the superior pedals.
  19. sissydriver

    sissydriver Alien

    1:32,819 improvement pc

    1 32 819 61.jpg

    many people love this car. for me its it was not so entertaining.
    but it slowly begins. must understand what to do with this beauty. :)
    playing around with setup is so interesting. every change can be felt immediately (or i do think so ;) ).
  20. pctm

    pctm Hardcore Simmer

    1.29.178 - PC

  21. V8_KB

    V8_KB Alien

    1:28.550 - V8_KB - PC


    Awesome car, I feel sorry for console guys that you are missing on mods. Goodwood is a great quality mod and it's a very nice combo with this car (and other vintage cars).

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