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Who's at Fault? - Discussing Racecraft and Incidents

Discussion in 'ACC General Discussions' started by m_box97, Jan 15, 2020.

  1. This kind of argumention is just stupid. Especially in the case of @RWa. o_O

    Online public multi player only. RC 99 SA 99 ;)
    Winston likes this.
  2. XettMan

    XettMan Hardcore Simmer

    Now I understand all the T1 heroes. They are seeing gaps that are in reality traps.
    It is just not intelligent but dangerous driving when trying to overtake a bunch of drivers slowing down because there is a big chaotic mess in front of them that will end in some crashes right after green lights. Let the drivers sort and settle the first lap and then start racing.
    JanR, Rema84, TurboTomato and 10 others like this.
  3. SlowLarry

    SlowLarry Rookie

    This is of course simracing in a nutshell. Because you dont need to pay the ultimate price as a last consequence of a mistake someone else makes people do take all kind of risks and "go for the gap". Its okay though, as a clever racer you can usually spend the first laps of public race comfortable at the back and then race the leftovers.
  4. Thug

    Thug Hardcore Simmer

    I have said it before. Those at the back of the pack are in the best position to not be involved in a crash, as they can see what is going on in front of them.
    Those at the front are at the mercy of other racers. Those in the middle are also at the mercy of others but can create space if they don’t like those around them (in the hope those behind do the same of course).
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  5. GONKO

    GONKO Racer

    I take the points you are all making. I feel most vulnerable from pole.
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  6. Vítor Sousa

    Vítor Sousa Alien

    I shall from now on refer to the cases wher I get crashed by drivers "going for the gap" before T1 as being "Gonkoed"
    Rema84, TurboTomato, chksix and 3 others like this.
  7. Burnleyhome

    Burnleyhome Gamer

    Worst thing about being anything apart from pole or last is when you slow (not even brake) for a collision or swerving car ahead of you and then get taken out from behind.

    I guess you just can't worry about that though.
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  8. baboon

    baboon Hardcore Simmer

    I think most times in a situation like this you just pass the slow cars and all is good. If sometimes - I'd think quite rarely - some car shoots over the track into your path of travel then so be it. But if you have reasons to play it safe then slow down at the moment you see cars touching each other in front of you. It's your choice, there can be good arguments found for both approaches. Personally, for random sprint race I would always take the first option.
  9. Snoeipaard

    Snoeipaard Racer

    This thread is called "Who's at fault". So the question here isn't which option would you take, but who's at fault. The TS on this one, claims he's the victim here after "going for the gap that exists" in a situation like this. Please don't encurrange him to keep driving like this and ruin other peoples races.
    Last edited: May 19, 2020
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  10. RWa

    RWa Racer

    Hi, what do you mean with this? That I did ruin someone else race? If that is the case... then you are such a funny guy.
  11. Snoeipaard

    Snoeipaard Racer

    Listen, you posted your video here in order to get feedback from others on who's at fault. I feel you could have avoided crashing here. So yes, for crashing I feel you have only yourself to blame. No need to defend your action here and start calling people names. You asked for this feedback yourself. Ironicly again, you have only yourself to blame.
    Last edited: May 19, 2020
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  12. chksix

    chksix Simracer

    Only Perel can Davebomb at T1 without crashing ;) (see his latest Nurb SRO race replay)

    Starts at 24:04

    Why can't the video start at the specified point? :(
    Last edited: May 19, 2020
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  13. Time stamps are not working here for... ...reasons :cool:
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  14. Snoeipaard

    Snoeipaard Racer

    Mua, I wouldn't go as far as to call that a divebomb. I think it was a nice calculated risk. He didn't overshoot. This was going for the gap that exists. Too bad he couldn't make it stick.
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  15. GONKO

    GONKO Racer

    If he was taken out here, all we would be reading is posts about how he didn't check is radar, or how he should have braked etc.
    He is a racer. He spots a good gap and goes for it.
  16. Snoeipaard

    Snoeipaard Racer

    Yes, if he would have mist his braking point and overshoot here, we would be saying the other driver got "Gonkoed" ;)
    Rema84, XettMan and Vítor Sousa like this.
  17. GONKO

    GONKO Racer

    What rubbish are you talking. I am referring to cars crashing into him, not overshooting a braking zone. Come on dude, keep up with what is going on.
    Being gonkoed is when some idiot purposely crashes me off, I see the replay and see it was done on purpose, then that motherfu**er is getting gonkoed on the next lap LOL.
    But for me to react in such a way, it has to be obvious that the other guy done it maliciously and on purpose. If I am not sure, the guy escapes a Gonko bomb LOL!!!
  18. Snoeipaard

    Snoeipaard Racer

    No, being Gonkoed is getting crashed into by a driver which was going for the gap that DID NOT exist. This usually seems to happen during race starts and/or at T1. It is final and you have no say in the matter. :D
    Last edited: May 19, 2020
  19. GONKO

    GONKO Racer

    My name, my rules LOL
  20. Vítor Sousa

    Vítor Sousa Alien

    I like to see it's starting to be used :p
    Snoeipaard likes this.
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