Robert Fleurke

Member Since 31 May 2014
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In Topic: Spa67

17 June 2017 - 11:48 AM

Thanks guys. :) As Claudio mentioned, you can learn from replays. I've also gained a lot watching and analysing replays of "aliens" and still do. Remember a setup always will be personal, it matters the wheel you use (MSWFF here), the srtg linearity (100%), driving style and preferences. I like a car close to neutral but just on the loose side. Basically setting up to get the best tire readings, gearings and overall handling for a track. At faster tracks with 67s I might sacrifice some grip for lesser rolling resistance/better topspeed, but never in the amount of you can get away with with mods in general...

In Topic: Spa67

15 June 2017 - 02:07 PM

Thanks guys. Progress with other cars is slow, if I want to sweep 65 and 67 GPLRank records still need 67 Eagle, Ferrari, Brabham and Cooper. hPod, Gerd and Iestyn have very sharp WR's though. :thumbup: Where are Ivan Tierno and Mark Barresi when you need them. :P I believe Mark did 3m17ish in Brabham but he never uploads times at GPLRank. :disguise2:

@Roy: thanks! I believe setting the car up to my driving style and to tracks is one of my stronger points. My driving style is still developing. With triple screens I have more immersion and brought me some extra speed due to the better perspective, it helps for focus and concentration as well. This track is real Zen for me. :)

It's great you will be making races this season, was hoping you still would come back full time after the break but do what you have to do. ;)

PS: sorry Gerd, beat your Brabham time with 2/10s ;)

In Topic: Spa67

13 June 2017 - 04:35 AM

Roy and I came very close to the current (or better old now) GPLRank verified Lotus 49 World Record in pre-race testing last week. Roy a few hundredths, myself a few thousandths.

Roy told me I could break the WR, and that's what I did last night, broke it 3 times and went down to 3m16.32s, more than 4/10s under the WR. This one's for you Roy!

PS: driven with triple screens at 60fps, captured with single screen for convenience and YT.

In Topic: Spa67

11 June 2017 - 08:17 AM

Thanks for sharing Roy, I understand. I can relate to that, lost my father due to cancer some years ago, I saw him deteriorate slowly. Also have a missing sister and my mother is chronically ill. I think every person has to deal with adversity in life, some more than others. We cannot control it...

Speaking for myself, also struggling with depressions the last 15 years, and substance abuse, but found some inner peace the last 3/4 year also due to mindfulness (even when I still have my bad periods and moments). When I am down it also affects my driving and performances, and behaviour.

I wish you a lot of strength coping with your private problems, and again, there are more important things than our hobby. It's hardly a matter of birth and death, even when it's our passion. In my eyes you're a Champion, no matter what results!

In Topic: Fernando Alonso's Indy Thanks

11 June 2017 - 05:48 AM

Also Honda engine has more torque, Chevy more top end.

Still late 80s and  early 90s is my favo IndyCar era ;) Nowadays if you're spat out by F1, you can run competitively in IndyCar. But first you need to get your oval license :P

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