Donnie Yourth

Member Since 08 May 2006
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In Topic: Adc / Vor 67 Original @ Dijon-Prenois 81 V2, January 22, 2020 36 Fps

22 January 2020 - 03:59 PM

I'm pulling out the BRM P115 from mothballs for this round.  I've always loved the Big Green Whale and enjoyed racing here at Dijon.  My records...based on saved setups...show that the last time I used it here dates from...

September 29, 2006.

Yup!  Just tried it with a 3usg fuel load and some adjustments to the recipe.  Carved 8/10 off the old PB.  Might be even more to come.  Seems an old dog can learn some new tricks.  :)

In Topic: Adc / Vor Can-Am 71 Mod @ Mid Ohio 71, January 03, 2020 36 Fps

04 January 2020 - 06:47 AM

Good fun dashing around the Ohio countryside.  This is a circuit venue that I don't relish very much as it's barely more than a beta.  Better that than nothing, I guess.

I managed to keep the Porker engine alive this time having juggled my 3rd gear ratio down a bit and forcing an earlier up-change to 4th.  Very pleased to have set a time sub-1m30s on my last lap in chasing Jonny.  We had a good spar going for several laps but the big Chevy was just too strong to hold him off.

The checkpoints that I discovered in the tra71CA.ini file have been copied over to other existing ini files, too.  See Wednesday night race for details.

Thanks for posting the server replay cap, Tom.  :)

In Topic: Adc / Vor Can-Am 71 Mod @ Mid Ohio 71, January 01, 2020 36 Fps

03 January 2020 - 11:34 AM

Hi, fellas!  :)

Just a little heads-up on an issue I encountered in an off-line test to massage my gear ratios and, hopefully, avoid blowing up the Porsche again later this evening.  In a brief run of just a half dozen laps, I had one not scored.  I checked the track.ini file to find to my surprise that there are numerous checkpoints that one must meet to avoid having a lap dropped.  Obviously, I busted one in my brief test.  Here are the numbers from the file...

[ configuration_0 ]
; Format: dlong, start dlat, end dlat, time penalty (sec), 0 (required)
; 3 checkpoint minimum
checkpoint_0 =  680.0  -6.3  6.3 5.0 0 ; prevents cutting T2,3 &4
checkpoint_1 = 2001.0  -6.3  6.3 5.0 0 ; prevents cutting T5
checkpoint_2 = 2137.0  -6.3  6.3 5.0 0 ; prevents cutting T7
checkpoint_3 = 2338.0  -6.3  6.3 5.0 0 ; prevents cutting T8
checkpoint_4 = 2616.0  -6.3  6.3 5.0 0 ; prevents cutting T11
checkpoint_5 = 2790.0  -6.3  6.3 5.0 0 ; prevents cutting T12
checkpoint_6 = 3146.0  -6.3  6.3 5.0 0 ; prevents cutting T13

...and seems limited to the 'tra71CA.ini' file.  Others do not feature checkpoints.  Caveat emptor, gents.

In Topic: December 2019 Schedule And Results

21 December 2019 - 11:42 AM

It was a real ripper of a race, TJ.  I enjoyed it enormously.  I got the impression in the early laps that you were rather unfamiliar with the Honda as several times, it seemed you were close to a big off but managed to hang on.  As the race progressed, you got better and better at dealing with its idiosyncrasies.  The last lap was a real barn burner!  Pity that we lost Bob in the closing stages as, frankly, I think that he had the goods on both of us.

In Topic: Grand Prix Legends 2.0?

07 December 2019 - 06:32 AM

Thanks for that update, Jimmy.  I'll dash on over and give it a look-see.

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