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DiRT Rally GOL League - Group B Extended Season
tuubi commented on 19 April 2018 at 5:40 pm UTC

Started the event earlier, ended up losing a wheel and close to a minute on the second stage. I just finished the rest. A smaller crash here and there, two big ones (somehow didn't cost me that much apparently) on the last stage, overall better than usual.

I did end up using a weird car setup with soft dampers, otherwise I can't make the tyres last past two minutes on these roads. I managed to keep the car surprisingly maneuverable by hardening the suspension and playing with the differentials instead. The jumps were interesting though. The Lancia wasn't built to fly.

Xpander commented on 21 April 2018 at 4:27 pm UTC

Ohh boy, got my 144hz monitor back from RMA. What a joy to play again, everything is more responsive.
Had a pretty good run, didn't find a perfect setup though, had too many instabilities from the bumps which killed the car quite a bit also, but the last 4 stages were a bit better in terms of not killing the car that much.
Enjoyed the stages, really fast and had to hold the wheel quite a bit, hands totally tired after 2 long stages already.

summary

S1: lucky spin at high speed, engine stall, around 6 sec lost there
S2: Clean
S3: Clean
S4: Clean
S5: Trip to the fields, maybe 3 sec lost
S6: Clean


edit: and yeah @muell i couldn't get 2 minute cap. I didn't know that 2 of the short stages were the 3.40 zone, i thought all the short ones are around 3:10 or less. so thats where the 1 minute went

muell commented on 21 April 2018 at 6:07 pm UTC

A minute is still really impressive. I guess Greece and Wales are going to be the really interesting events. Not sure what's going to happen in Monaco and Germany.

Xpander commented on 21 April 2018 at 7:23 pm UTC

muellA minute is still really impressive. I guess Greece and Wales are going to be the really interesting events. Not sure what's going to happen in Monaco and Germany.

hehe, in Germany i will suck anyway, Monaco depends, every small mistake costs much because there caps aren't big

Greece and UK have been usually quite tight indeed.

Xpander commented on 23 April 2018 at 1:53 pm UTC

first post updated. Seems not many participants this time around. Need more competition

Skully commented on 23 April 2018 at 11:14 pm UTC

Oh wait did i miss finland I thought i had time still.

Xpander commented on 26 April 2018 at 5:08 pm UTC

Monaco done. Few stupid mistakes, overall pretty good.

S1: Clean
S2: Clean
S3: Spin on the hairpin
S4: Clean
S5: Clean
S6: Crash into stones, reverse was needed

ajgp commented on 26 April 2018 at 9:52 pm UTC

XpanderMonaco done. Few stupid mistakes, overall pretty good.

S1: Clean
S2: Clean
S3: Spin on the hairpin
S4: Clean
S5: Clean
S6: Crash into stones, reverse was needed


See your few stupid mistakes pales into insignificance compared to mine! Braked to hard going into a hairpin on S1 and flew off the mountain, DNF and thats its for me no more Monaco!

muell commented on 27 April 2018 at 5:00 pm UTC

FFS, 3 seconds… This is becoming annoying.

tuubi commented on 28 April 2018 at 12:56 pm UTC

Despite one crash, I did a really decent first stage. Then I proceeded to drive off the track right in the beginning of the second. The game doesn't show a DNF because I had a shameful Dirt Rally rage quit moment there.

So yeah, I won't be finishing Monaco either.

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