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spidey11
01-07-2015, 12:55
Hi All PS4 users,

If it already exists, I'm looking for an Australian racing club/league. This is due to UK or American race times are way too difficult to maintain.

If it doesn't exit, I want to start something where we can organise a race here and there (maybe a league or club if there's enough interest). I'm open to ideas on what car type, track, race length, everything.

If you've seen a good concept on another platform or used in UK clubs then mention that and we can get it up and running.

Put your names down underneath and I'll add them to this post as I can.

Thanks for your time and hope to see you on the track soon :)

If you'e new and you want, add some of the PSN names and see you on the track :)
spidey_11
sneekynuts11
subgtracer
Rooz31
bundyrumdan
furters44
hkraft300
buggie_brain
farmerboy007
LOW_NZ
dadaus007
Ironmask75
EMScooter
Fuddfinkel
Emgonzo
....
There's more to add, but i'm going racing :)

Updated 25 September 2015

Deadzone
01-07-2015, 13:03
Put my name down for a 161 lap race around Mt Panorama in the ford escort.:)

Woffu
02-07-2015, 02:49
Yes I'm very interested in joining something like this. I've tryed a few UK/usa sites but the time difference is hard to fit in.
I mainly race gt3 or group A cars.
Psn: sneekynuts11

jason
02-07-2015, 02:57
I'm keen as guys , but I can see issues with people dropping out and so on as the online side of things can be unstable and some of the penalty system can be off tap at times. May cause a great deal of frustration but I will give it a go.

I'll race anything :)

spidey11
02-07-2015, 11:15
Good stuff Woffu and Jason,

If you have any ideas on how to structure it then lets post them and get something going.

Date & Time of races:
I like the weekends for schedule race events - but if that doesn't suit the majority then I'm happy try a different time.

Type of race:
What does everyone want, two sprint races of between 6-10 laps, with qualifying on the first race and reverse grid for second race?
One race with mid distance of around 20-30 laps depending on track?
Or do we have an endurance round every once in a awhile to mix it up.

Type of cars:
We can have a set car class i.e. GT4 or GT3 or Road A etc. for the entire league "championship" if we get enough interest.
We could change the car class every race event i.e. first event/weekend is GT3, next weekend event could be muscle cars, etc.

Race event frequency:
Every second weekend or just once a month?

Equipment:
Not everyone is going to have a wheel so i don't mind if its wheel/controller.

And the most important thing of all - what should the name be?

Everything could be started off an a casual basis until we figure out what we're doing.
The main thing i want to do is just have a good race with some nice clean racers.

I'm free this weekend and i was hoping to set up a casual race to try a few things out. If your interested drop a message and lets organise a date and time this weekend.

Cheers Spidey.

Dam351
02-07-2015, 11:50
Dam351 I use a normal ds4 controller

spidey11
02-07-2015, 12:16
That's cool Dam,

What are your thoughts on the above race event details?

buggie_brain
02-07-2015, 12:48
Absolutely, count me in!! I've been hangin out for something like this. I was nearly going to join a uk league but couldn't commit to the times.

I'm not fussed what type of car or track as long as it's clean, fun racing.

Count me in this weekend aswell.

PSN buggie_brain

ChrisK
02-07-2015, 13:46
Sure, I'm keen. Leagues are hard for me due to family/kids/work commitments but any organized casual race with clean racers is welcome. We've run a few of these in our group and they're a blast.

hkraft300
02-07-2015, 22:48
Weekends or weeknights I'm not fussed. Inbox me on PSN for a race or 3 any time. Have you guys tried the PSN app for mobiles?

Plenty of sprint races <10 laps online. So mid-full enduros for me please.

I prefer to run LMP 1/2 and Formula cars... Lotus 98T anyone? ;)
But GT3 and touring cars are cool too.

spidey11
03-07-2015, 02:07
I'm creating a race event this Saturday and Sunday (4th & 5th July).

Time:
3pm suits me but I'm open for something different.

Car class:
GT3 car class.

Track details:
I'm looking at either Azure or Silverstone on the Saturday, open for suggestions for the Sunday.
Race length of 10 laps to get started, if people are keen for longer we can do that afterwards.

If you can make it, add me on psn (Spidey_11) and let's have a fun race :)

jason
03-07-2015, 02:10
I should be able to make it bud , will add you tonight.

Deadzone
03-07-2015, 02:42
I should be right for those times this weekend, I'll send a psn request spidey.

buggie_brain
03-07-2015, 11:53
I think I will still be at work at 3pm tomorrow but send me an invite anyway cause I have the psn app, so if I can't make it I'll let you know. But Sunday should be fine.

Dam351
04-07-2015, 01:17
That's cool Dam,

What are your thoughts on the above race event details?

Yeah mate sounds good. I'd probably say I'm keen on any or all the suggestions except the escort, I mean I'd like to thrash an escort at Bathurst but i don't think he's talking about the same kind of escort. So jokes aside i drove it yesterday at the mountain and it seemed to be missing a gear or two down conrod straight.

Whatever time most people are comfortable with we'll work out a something for. So for example if everyone can spare 1 and a 1/2 hrs on Saturday's at XX o'clock, we could 15min practice, then/or 15 Qally, and maybe before the main racing event starts we can reverse grid a sprint race (lasting around half or less time/distance of the main race length) so everyone is warmed up. We could dish out some points after each race, if there is enough interest (Although the rev grid sprints would also give more players opportunity to have a win or place finish, even if Qualifying didn't turn out good for them)

The structure the race nights are doesn't bother me really, I'm happy with any and those are merely suggestions. In the end its the racing i enjoy not the final points or stats tally.

Yeah I'd probably lean towards the British F1 track as less chances of chaos. And longer than 10 (track depending of coarse) if time allows, I'll add u on psn now.

spidey11
04-07-2015, 04:41
I'm jumping on now. I think the best way is to create a private lobby, that way we don't get bashers.

Add me on PSN Spidey_11 and I'll be mucking around till bout 3pm then we'll start up a Silverstone GT3 race. I'm happy with something long if others have the time :)

I unpacked my T300Rs wheel thinking it would be an easy bolt up to my pagani rig, nope :(, I'll be running a controller today lol

Bunyip_McLuvin
04-07-2015, 14:33
i might not be on for a couple weeks with back problems keeping me in bed but definitely keep me updated for races as I'm keen to have a go at something that goes longer than 10 laps and with people a little closer to home so connections aren't as bad
PSN: Bunyip_McLuvin

ChrisK
04-07-2015, 23:46
Good racing with you spidey, sorry about the f1 choices. We hadn't run them before so I think once we got a taste we wanted a bit more. That's not our normal night ! Shame you missed it jason, fuck we had a laugh.

Hope you get your wheel sorted today. I have a t300 aswell so let me know if you need any help with the setup. We should be on tonite at about 2100 again for a little while.

buggie_brain
05-07-2015, 05:15
Anybody plan on doing any racing this afternoon? I'm keen.

spidey11
05-07-2015, 05:27
*EDIT*
I'll be on about 4:30-5pm today for a few racers :) also probably later tonight.

Thx Chris, I've got my t300rs setup now, first test of it and the thing bugged out and no longer connected to the ps4, hope it sorts itself out.

buggie_brain
05-07-2015, 06:08
Yep I'll be on.

spidey11
05-07-2015, 12:49
We didn't have a league race but it was some bloody fun racing tonight boys, thanks very much :)

ChrisK
05-07-2015, 13:31
Awesome stuff. Good to have you on board mate. Lucky for me that race wasn't a couple of laps longer ! lol

spidey11
05-07-2015, 22:08
It's good that I found my form on the last lap haha.

Alright next race event. Are people free during the week nights, like 8-9pm, is the weekend the only time you have free?

I'm happy to have another longish (30minutes) race this Wednesday starting between 8-9pm.
If we get some numbers up we can sort out the track and which car class.

jason
05-07-2015, 22:15
I'm good for Wednesday , I will make sure I make a appearance . How many people have you been getting together?


I will be on tonight .

hkraft300
05-07-2015, 22:44
Sounds like I'm missing out!
Anyone keen for a race or 3 now?

jason
05-07-2015, 22:49
At work :(

ChrisK
05-07-2015, 22:54
Wednesday is state of origin. Give yourselves an uppercut you fairies.
2100 is normally the time I'm on

jason
05-07-2015, 22:57
Lol hahahhaa I like wog ball not that egg shape shit :)

ChrisK
05-07-2015, 23:25
Just for the record jason...I won 4/4 distance races last night. One against spidey who was catching me at a rate of 2s a lap at the end. One against aus05 who I passed on the last lap, one against deanandrew, (fuckin miracle !), and one against dan. It was great that you weren't there in that fuckin z4 just quietly. lol

C u tonite mate. Be good to have a chat and catch up. Hope the young bloke had a good weekend.

Woffu
05-07-2015, 23:35
Spewing I couldn't join yous over the weekend I was away working. Sounds like you guys had fun tho.
I can race most nights apart from Tuesday's and Thursday's got footy training those nights.
I can get on about 6.30/7pm till about 9/9.30 or longer if the racing is really good haha.
How many guys have yous been racing with? Looks like there is a few people interested in it now.

I'll be on most of today as well if anyone is keen for a few races

jason
05-07-2015, 23:37
hehehe nice run Chris , I look forward to having a chat withya bud and messing with that 4 from 4 wins :) champion Well done , you are getting super quick my friend.

Young fella had a great time , I love spending time with him.

Furters
05-07-2015, 23:51
Hi all. Are New Zealand based racers permitted to compete? I am struggling to find Kiwis to start a league with and you're the only group I can find with races I might actually be able to join

ChrisK
06-07-2015, 00:13
I think spidey is looking at creating a more formal league so I'll let him stick with that idea and comment.

There is a pretty solid core group of us that race in a pretty casual unstructured way just depending on who's on at the time and anyone is welcome. There's normally betwen 6-10 of us on and they come from all over, although mostly from oz. We generally do sprints at the moment until the game is more stable but this weekend we ran a few 10-15 lappers and it went well although still some pit stop issues for some.

jason
06-07-2015, 00:20
I wouldn't think there would be a problem furters , I think we should welcome NZ players with opens arms . But as Chris said we will leave it up to Spidey as its his baby.

Add us anyway Furters as Chris has already said we play a lot anyway in a group , you will get plenty of challenge out of these guys some are extremely good.

buggie_brain
06-07-2015, 00:38
Wednesday's aren't good for me but any other weeknight is cool starting at about 8:00 - 8:30.

Long races are good too, say 10+ laps.

I'll be on tonight if anybody wants to do a couple of private races.

Furters
06-07-2015, 00:52
Okay sweet I'll get to adding people after work. My username is Furters44

jason
06-07-2015, 00:56
Look forward to playing together , buggie and furters ..... you to Chris :P

spidey11
06-07-2015, 03:33
Furters of course your welcome buddy! The more numbers we have the greater the fun :). It's pretty much open to any CLEAN and FUN racers who can make an Aussie/NZ time frame.

Wheel or controller we still have fun so definitely add us on psn.

I will be looking to organise a formal league once we have enough members, a suitable day and time that most can attend. And some more stability in the game (std's gearing problem sounds really shitty)

Let's have some more races, get used to the settings and tracks and if anyone has ideas for the longer races or league post it and let's start a good conversation about it.
I'll probably be on for a lil bit tonight :)

hkraft300
06-07-2015, 06:50
Look forward to playing together , buggie and furters ..... you to Chris :P

Giggity :p

Furters
06-07-2015, 07:57
Added everyone who I could find

Furters
06-07-2015, 12:34
Just wasted 3.5 hours trying to find a decent online race, only to have it ruined by idiots crashing into people. I've had one clean race since buying the game, so I'm going to wait until some kind of formal league is set up here, until then I'm sticking to career and time trials

jason
06-07-2015, 21:06
Furters we were all on last night bud ?, we were on until midnight after the patch release . I understand you being frustrated bud but don't give up we will get you in a decent game , some of the guys are on most nights.

jason
06-07-2015, 21:13
Good game last night guys , it was nice to see most of you guys on ............. Good racing by all, Haze , Chris , buggie , spidey and the rest of the guys that joined .

Was a little messy at times but hey we all have them nights , need to start to learn how to tune my cars to keep up with Rooz :) well done bud good racing as per usual.

Have a good day Gents

Furters
06-07-2015, 22:37
Furters we were all on last night bud ?, we were on until midnight after the patch release . I understand you being frustrated bud but don't give up we will get you in a decent game , some of the guys are on most nights.

Yeah I was in a couple of races you were in, but I was knocked off track both times so had no hope , including one where I had slowed for a crash and the guy behind me just plowed right into me.

spidey11
06-07-2015, 22:48
My internet (iiNet) decided not to work so I was out last night, hopefully it's fixed and I can join you guys (pretty sure we don't have any girls..yet) thru the week.

Possibly no racing for me tonight, it's destiny weekly reset tonight :).

Questions:
Anyone know how to setup a question poll on here? I wanna do it for car types and tracks for upcoming events/league racing.
Can anyone think of a good league name?
Who's keen for a semi long race this weekend and more importantly, did anyone manage to beat Roozy last night? (Should call that guy Hamilton) :) lol

jason
06-07-2015, 23:14
Furters I was in a public lobby at the beginning of the evening mate , I don't think you should take that as a indication of how we play. Try again please mate .

jason
06-07-2015, 23:17
Yeah I pipped him a couple of times and he got me a couple of times , he's my NEMISIS :very_drunk:

Furters
06-07-2015, 23:38
Furters I was in a public lobby at the beginning of the evening mate , I don't think you should take that as a indication of how we play. Try again please mate .

Oh okay. I'm new to joining lobbies in progress so forgive me if I don't understand anything. I'll be on at some point tonight

jason
06-07-2015, 23:42
Oh okay. I'm new to joining lobbies in progress so forgive me if I don't understand anything. I'll be on at some point tonight

All good bud , just don't want you to miss out on some good racing my friend.

Furters
07-07-2015, 00:47
That crash was due to a hilarious bug though, so that was nice to watch

jason
07-07-2015, 01:17
ps4 guys who want ipad /android support for telemetry



http://forum.projectcarsgame.com/sho...65#post1034365

Jump on this post and place your input/ thoughts.

The more exposure the better the chances SMS seem to take into account some our feedback e.g gamepad keyboard support.

ChrisK
07-07-2015, 06:51
Yeah I pipped him a couple of times and he got me a couple of times , he's my NEMISIS :very_drunk:

lol actually, I think I only won 1 race last night. You and nitro split the rest.
And let me tell what you what you can do with snetterton or whatever the hell that POS track is called.

buggie_brain
07-07-2015, 07:39
lol actually, I think I only won 1 race last night. You and nitro split the rest.
And let me tell what you what you can do with snetterton or whatever the fuck that POS track is called.

Haha, yeah i think snetterton is my least favorite track too

Furters
07-07-2015, 09:26
Okay I'm missing something. When I see people here online, how am I supposed to join you racing without going to some terrible public lobby that makes me want to throw the game out the window?

jason
07-07-2015, 10:20
Furthers contact one of the boys via ps message and ask for a invite , contact rooz

jason
07-07-2015, 10:37
lol actually, I think I only won 1 race last night. You and nitro split the rest.
And let me tell what you what you can do with snetterton or whatever the hell that POS track is called.
All way play from now on is Snetterton ;)

ChrisK
07-07-2015, 13:51
Okay I'm missing something. When I see people here online, how am I supposed to join you racing without going to some terrible public lobby that makes me want to throw the game out the window?

Add me as a friend and I'll look out for you and invite you in aswell. Sorry mate, couldn't get it done tonite cos I had a mate who needed help with his wheel setup so we were just running laps making changes to get it right. Not much fun.

Furters
07-07-2015, 19:56
Add me as a friend and I'll look out for you and invite you in aswell. Sorry mate, couldn't get it done tonite cos I had a mate who needed help with his wheel setup so we were just running laps making changes to get it right. Not much fun.

All good mate. Ran a couple of races in the same room as one or two from here, including a great one with the hilariously bad Ford Escort haha. But I'm almost always keen if you see me on :)

buggie_brain
07-07-2015, 22:30
Yeah that escort was good fun, just like driving a boat

Furters
07-07-2015, 23:32
Yeah that escort was good fun, just like driving a boat


Or a brick on ice skates

ChrisK
07-07-2015, 23:58
Lol exactly...that's what makes the it cool !

spidey11
08-07-2015, 02:01
Ill probably only watch 5 minutes of origin then jump on tonight for some racers. Tried last night but that 1.7gb patch took ages to download for me.
I haven't really setup my wheel (just plugged it in and away we go actually) so if anyone can help me out on what I should be adjusting or if you can provide a specific thread or link to what you use that would be great. It's a t300rs.
I've had a look on this forum but so far it's a bit too confusing the posts I've read.
Thanks :)

jason
08-07-2015, 02:39
I am restarting from scratch with my wheel tonight (settings and so on ) , its going to be a pain in my ass :(

Just like roozy is when racing :)

ChrisK
08-07-2015, 03:58
Ill probably only watch 5 minutes of origin then jump on tonight for some racers. Tried last night but that 1.7gb patch took ages to download for me.
I haven't really setup my wheel (just plugged it in and away we go actually) so if anyone can help me out on what I should be adjusting or if you can provide a specific thread or link to what you use that would be great. It's a t300rs.
I've had a look on this forum but so far it's a bit too confusing the posts I've read.
Thanks :)

Use the vehicle settings in the spreadsheets.
http://forum.projectcarsgame.com/showthread.php?24055-Universal-FFB-Settings-for-PS4-XB1-Spreadsheet&p=901488&viewfull=1#post901488

Go to my garage and set up some cars for the ffb settings per car so they apply to all tracks. I use the FY+sop lateral settings. It won't take too long for you cos I think the t300 is feeling ok right now. Make sure you recalibrate your wheel before you do any settings changes so your starting fresh with patch 2.0. I'll be on at about 1830 for a little while before origin so if you're on at that time I'll step you thru it.

Jason is having a few other issues like my mate jimbo last night which means the wheel set up takes a lot more trial and error to finesse it.

spidey11
08-07-2015, 04:31
Thanks Roozy and Jason, I'll be on tonight so chat to you then :)

buggie_brain
08-07-2015, 07:24
Ill probably only watch 5 minutes of origin then jump on tonight for some racers. Tried last night but that 1.7gb patch took ages to download for me.
I haven't really setup my wheel (just plugged it in and away we go actually) so if anyone can help me out on what I should be adjusting or if you can provide a specific thread or link to what you use that would be great. It's a t300rs.
I've had a look on this forum but so far it's a bit too confusing the posts I've read.
Thanks :)

Yeah definitely use the settings that rooz suggested. I only got a t300 last week and use these settings and they feel fantastic. The standard setting are pretty poor. I also turned my tire force down to about 62 because it was too strong for my liking.

I'm out tonight, it's boys night. The only day of the week my mates and I get away from our wives and talk about the stuff we would otherwise get slapped for.

spidey11
08-07-2015, 07:50
I found this but might not be so useful due to the new patch but still work a look for wheel settings.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlOdRTB4njY

Title of clip is Project Cars Force Feedback Tips - from Simracing.

ChrisK
08-07-2015, 08:04
Yeah I used that at first, I think jacks files are better.

jason
08-07-2015, 21:21
Nice turn out last night guys , Impressive racing I might add ............ I must say it was enjoyable , Chris I think more races with a full grid will do every one the world of good with regards to awareness and racing etiquette.

I'm impressed Spidey , buggie and Chris great racers you guys are , I thought It would be difficult to get quality racers but clearly is not the case . Your mate is good to spidey .

Chris awesome stuff again , always a great time when you are on bud .........

I believe we have a great group starting to build on the base we started with . Well done all

ChrisK
08-07-2015, 23:07
Yeah...I guess I agree we need to get used to larger lobbies. I have to say 16 feels too many at the moment until people learn how to race. There were quite a few names in there last night I didn't recognise and I guess it's gonna take some time to understand who actually races clean and who just say they race clean. Spidey and buggy are welcome additions. they're fast and they are aware of their peripherals and surroundings.

I for one, wasn't impressed last night. I thought it was a pretty poor night of racing until the lobby got smaller. People need to learn some sort of race etiquette, understand what racing room is, have some self awareness of their own pace and know when to yield and when to race. Even in quali... No awareness coming out of pits or who's around you and behind you.

If you qualify 4 seconds slower than someone and you know that's your true pace and they're behind you, wtf are you doing racing with them if they end up behind you cos of an incident ? I'm not suggesting people have to tacitly move over, but pay attention ffs. hold your racing line and make them drive around you. but when they do make the pass and are right next to you, then you need to bloody yield. Did it not occur to people that when a guy makes up 4 seconds in a lap to get behind you that they are most likely wayyyyyyy faster ? There is a difference between defensive driving and being a complete prick.

Our last race at Watkins Glen. Into the first turn I had the inside line but yielded to you and dean cos not doing so would have caused an accident. Same race...you knew I got a good run out of turn 2 so held your line and said drive around me if you're quick enough, when i did you yielded. Spidey did exactly the same for you. Sakitto...I can see you're behind me but normally smoke me there so I make room. If I can keep up with you then sure, I t's on, but if you disappear into the distance then what's the point exactly ? That's just how it should be. How many times have we raced together within mm of eachother and enjoyed the cut and thrust of it all ? No crashing. You have to trust your opponents for this to work.

[/rant over]

C u tonite !! ;)

jason
08-07-2015, 23:37
All your points are valid Chris , I guess we need to start to control who exactly enters the private game , as you said there were a lot of people in there that I haven't seen before.
Trust in the other opponent is key +1

Sorry bud you don't sound happy champ . Perhaps we take things a little slower and add new players slowly and see how they are ?

ChrisK
09-07-2015, 00:25
Nah...it's all good bro...just ranting. lol May have just been a bad night. I think buggy said it at the time. Maybe it was just the car/ track combinations that were bad.

I ran 2nd at zolder a mile behind dean and wasn't around anyone so the race was fine for me although I heard alot of swearing in chat. So by the sounds of things a crap race.
I ran last at brands hatch with the rookies. Worst online private lobby race I've ever experienced. A debacle. I was taken out a half dozen times. What was especially frustrating is as I said before, you catch some of these guys at like 3 or 4 seconds a lap and make the clean pass but they don't want to yield a position so run you off the road. I don't think it's intentional at all. Just bad racing.
I ran 4th at Sakitto, buggy and I had magnet cars on lap 1, (racing incident, shit happens), and ended up last before working our way back up which was fun at times with some guys; But it was very very messy in front of me making up those places. I was just lucky to avoid the accidents.
Last race at Watkins glen, I think it was only 10 of us on and it ran much much smoother. And there were several clean passes being made on track. I was nose to tail with dean for 6 laps and we never touched. You could even tell from the chat room that it was a cleaner experience cos people didn't have the shits.

So when I break it down maybe it wasn't as bad as I thought. I think that brands hatch race just pissed me off cos it was terrible. That was as public lobby as it gets.

Furters
09-07-2015, 00:47
I didn't get many races in last night, but the ones I did get in came from a race with fewer people and they were much better than I normally get

I always try to let faster people pass me if its blindingly obvious they're quicker on that track

Woffu
09-07-2015, 00:49
Hi guys. Yea there was a few problems last night.
Can anyone let me know if my driving style/racing is a problem or needs to get better? I don't won't to piss anyone off. If I'm doing something wrong or need to work on things I'd rather people tell me so I can work on it.
I know I fucked up in one a the races where I was just sitting at the start of the race I was adjusted my mic/headphone settings and didn't realize the race started so sorry for that.
I only wont to learn and get better so just tell me if I'm doing something wrong.

ChrisK
09-07-2015, 00:51
Can anyone let me know if my driving style/racing is a problem or needs to get better?

wasn't you or anyone i can see in this thread.

jason
09-07-2015, 01:13
Sneeky nuts you were fine bud ........ It was Chris causing all the trouble tehehhe :)

Woffu
09-07-2015, 01:24
Cheers mate I didn't it was me but just wanted to check

hkraft300
09-07-2015, 01:32
Anyone up for a race add me :)

ChrisK
09-07-2015, 01:32
Sneeky nuts you were fine bud ........ It was Chris causing all the trouble tehehhe :)

lol that z4 wont be looking so pretty after a few laps tonite.

jason
09-07-2015, 01:53
lol that z4 wont be looking so pretty after a few laps tonite.

Ohhh this is going to be a bad night I can see it now :)


211209 211210

jason
09-07-2015, 01:55
Anyone up for a race add me :)

You have been added bud.

ChrisK
09-07-2015, 02:05
lol

spidey11
09-07-2015, 03:59
I had a good time last night, things started to go wrong for me when Roozy and SubGT joined cuz they kept beating me! Lol
Is there a way we can do Skype voice chats with larger parties than 8 or something similar?

jason
09-07-2015, 04:53
I'm not sure if that's possible I wouldn't think so but there is a problem with only 8 players communicating when you have 16 online , perhaps we try the in game voice chat? At least all 16 are on the same chat.

Was on last night guys but I was just tuning my wheel , I have done about 20 cars so far :( I have a ways to go .

I may be on tonight and I will definitely be on Saturday morning for about 4-5 hrs .

Furters
10-07-2015, 00:30
Finally bought myself a headset with a mic so I can actually partake in the chat

ChrisK
10-07-2015, 01:07
Good stuff. I thought you were just ignoring us like sub does.

jason
10-07-2015, 01:20
Good stuff. I thought you were just ignoring us like sub does.

hahaha CHris chris chris , I only Ignore you when you are beating me on the track , that's why we don't chat much :)

Furters
10-07-2015, 01:28
I just hope you'll understand my foreign Kiwi accent haha

jason
10-07-2015, 01:28
We will BRO :) I have studied your language :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RivgVuHf2l8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgWnQVfY3mE

Furters
10-07-2015, 02:25
That second guy sounds/looks like he's trying to explain it to himself haha

ChrisK
12-07-2015, 23:40
Some excellent racing over the weekend again gentlemen. Sneeky smashed us in the rain yesterday. Must practice in the wet !

rookieracingleague
12-07-2015, 23:45
hi guys head over too http://rookieleague.ucoz.com/

and im sure we can more than happily arrange for all of you guys to race with each other.

Furters
12-07-2015, 23:45
Some excellent racing over the weekend again gentlemen. Sneeky smashed us in the rain yesterday. Must practice in the wet !


Can't believe I was running second in that race until I ran wide

jason
12-07-2015, 23:45
Yes I had a great time on Saturday evening , it was the best racing I have experienced online....................... Thank you and well done boys.

spidey11
13-07-2015, 01:28
Sorry bout last night boys, psn kicked me from PlayStation account then my internet crapped itself :(. I think iiNet gets bandwidth problems on Sunday's with all the Netflix users.

I see a few of us are interested in a proper little league of sorts. How bout we start to organise the league and give it a go, we'll have problems but we'll fix them for the next round.

If you ARE INTERESTED please like this post, this will show numbers and names of ppl. More details to come but so far let's start off easy with formula rookie (or similar), you do ur own practice and tuning leading up to the event, 10-15 minute quali, 12 lap first race with 1 mandatory pit stop (fuel only). 2nd race is reverse grid, 12 laps but the first one is just to get in correct position, rolling start, 1 mandatory pit stop.
First track to be Donington Gp
What date/time suits everyone? Thursday night, Saturday's or Sunday's?

jason
13-07-2015, 02:20
Thursday , but I will make myself available whenever it is . And I wont be drunk sooooooooooooo look out :very_drunk:

spidey11
13-07-2015, 02:27
Normally I'm free as a bird, just have bday dinner and farewell dinner Friday and Saturday night.

ChrisK
13-07-2015, 02:30
I've done a few invitationals for league races and they don't tell you the track until the day before giving people limited opportunity to just put hours and hours of wheeltime on a particualr track. I think it's worth consideration.

I will also chime in to suggest that open wheelers are difficult to keep clean cos tangling wheels causes big crashes.

EMGonzo
13-07-2015, 05:28
I am definitely interested in joining in on the action. I also have a few mates that I've been talking to about starting up something like this.

PSN : EMGonzo

driveclub007
13-07-2015, 05:43
Hi All PS4 users,

If it already exists, I'm looking for an Australian racing club/league. This is due to UK or American race times are way too difficult to maintain.

If it doesn't exit, I want to start something where we can organise a race here and there (maybe a league or club if there's enough interest). I'm open to ideas on what car type, track, race length, everything.

If you've seen a good concept on another platform or used in UK clubs then mention that and we can get it up and running.

Put your names down underneath and I'll add them to this post as I can.

Thanks for your time and hope to see you on the track soon :)

PSN is Spidey_11
driveclub007

buggie_brain
13-07-2015, 06:01
I agree with Rooz. As slow as they are the formula rookies handle like pigs and it is very easy to tangle wheels. Better off going the gulfs or staying away from the open wheel for now. What about some of the slower kit cars like the sp/300.

Anyway I'm happy with anything really and Thursday suits me fine.

jason
13-07-2015, 06:21
I am definitely interested in joining in on the action. I also have a few mates that I've been talking to about starting up something like this.

PSN : EMGonzo

Gonzo I will add you and driveclub007 tonight bud , we need some more queenslanders , too many Mexicans :)

Woffu
13-07-2015, 07:43
Some excellent racing over the weekend again gentlemen. Sneeky smashed us in the rain yesterday. Must practice in the wet !

Cheers rooz I had been practicing in the wet a bit. That was some of the best online racing iv had over the weekend.
I won't be able to make Thursday nights until after August due to footy training but any other night is fine and over the weekend sat night and sundays work best for me.
I agree with the others about the open wheel cars as they and normal a mess to race with.
I'd be keen for gt4/gt3 or touring cars as the odd bit of rubbing or bumping doesn't end so bad for people like it does in the open wheel cars.
I won't be on at night time this week I'm working night shift. Glad I don't do this to often

spidey11
13-07-2015, 08:05
I'm happy to change things up, lets scrap the open wheelers but keep to the slower pace of the Ginetta G40 Juniors! I'm suggesting slower cars for the first event just so everyone can get use to it and hopefully it reduces any incidents we have :)

I didn't know if people wanted to know the track so far in advance, thought it would just give people time to practice their and complete their setups, but we can do the day before release for next time (see this is the feedback i was after). If we want a different track can be selected and released the day before?

This video is of a G40 Juniors league race at Donnington Park, looks fun https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYP95GHlCoM

I'll create a new thread later tonight specifically for this event - Is Thursday night still ok with most people? It's really a trial run so little stuff ups won't ruin our night :)

I'm sure we'll have more races that night with faster cars :)

Thanks boys

EMScooter
13-07-2015, 08:05
Hi. I am one of the mates EMGonzo was talking about. I am also keen to get into some good racing. Have raced a lot previously but not for a while. Please add me.

PSN: emscooter.

ChrisK
13-07-2015, 08:41
Thursday is ok for me mostly. I'm not on till 2100 but don't work around me. Happy to do ginettas or anything else.

ChrisK
13-07-2015, 08:42
Can't believe I was running second in that race until I ran wide

Yeah you blew that one cos no one was catching you either. lol
Bugs also spun on the last lap running in 2nd at Laguna if I recall.

IronMask75
13-07-2015, 09:07
Hey guys. Another QLD'er here. EMGonzo linked me to the thread as we've been talking about getting a bit more organised about racing since we nearly all have wheels now (EMGonzo's should arrive tomorrow). I'm a bit limited for time during the week, but could easily squeeze in a sprint race or two between about 6pm and 11pm AEST, otherwise I'm free almost every weekend.

PSN: IronMask75

EDIT: Forgot to mention I'm happy to race anywhere and in anything with wheels, but I haven't even touched most of the tracks or cars yet

ChrisK
13-07-2015, 10:05
Fukin queenslanders

spidey11
13-07-2015, 11:14
New thread created for this Thursday night, go check it out "Australian Club Event - Thursday 16 July 2015".

Put your name down on that thread and i'll update the list as it goes :)

jason
14-07-2015, 04:50
Fukin queenslanders

Hmmmm that's a little rude Mr rooz ........... ahhhhhh still dirty about that state of Origin........ :) QQQQQQQQQQQQUUUUUUUUUeeeeeeeeeeeennnnnnnssssssssssllaander:smiley_simmons:

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Deadzone
14-07-2015, 05:12
Queenslander.
211752

jason
14-07-2015, 05:26
Queenslander.
211752

hehehehe

ChrisK
14-07-2015, 09:29
Idiots

jason
15-07-2015, 04:53
what do you guys use ? I have been using real , whats the advantage or disadvantages ...... I guess I should just turn it all off and give it a go.

Real ?

No abs ?

No stability control ?

+ Stability + ABS ?

Furters
15-07-2015, 05:12
what do you guys use ? I have been using real , whats the advantage or disadvantages ...... I guess I should just turn it all off and give it a go.

Real ?

No abs ?

No stability control ?

+ Stability + ABS ?

I use everything bcause if I didn't, I'd be in the sand all the time and I didn't bring my spade and bucket to make a castle.

Deadzone
15-07-2015, 05:37
I always run with no assists, assists tend to mask deficiencies in a setup so it's harder to dial a car in with aids on.
I tried out STM the other day after I set up a keyboard. Turning it on was like night and day, using STM you can do away with tuning as it doesn't really let you go past the limits of grip, didn't seem to be any slower either. It made the game feel more Forzaish.

I think I would be faster using them, but I can't bring myself to use them. That's just how I roll,and I like a challenge.
That said, they can make it more enjoyable for anyone new to racing.

ChrisK
15-07-2015, 05:38
I use real aswell. So without knowing the car that well, that means then ginettas will have nothing activated if you set it to real.

People should be able to race with whatever assists they want imo.

Deadzone
15-07-2015, 05:42
I use real aswell. So without knowing the car that well, that means then ginettas will have nothing activated if you set it to real.

People should be able to race with whatever assists they want imo.

For casual racing I think it's fine for people to use whatever they are comfortable with as it usually makes for closer racing, but for leagues ect, it should at least be only real assists.

Woffu
15-07-2015, 06:08
I use all assists off.
I try to get the game as real to life as I can but that's just me.
Can anybody suggest a good keyboard to get for this game. Iv been keen to get one so I can use all the controls but iv seen that people are having trouble with some keyboards not allowing them to use what buttons they won't.

jason
15-07-2015, 06:13
If you want as real as possible I think you should be using the REAL options bud

Group GT3



Group GT3, known technically as Cup Grand Touring Cars[1] and commonly referred to as simply GT3, is a set of regulations maintained by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) for grand tourer racing cars designed for use in various auto racing series throughout the world. The GT3 category was initially created in 2005 by the SRO Group as a third rung in the ladder of grand touring motorsport, below the Group GT1 and Group GT2 categories which were utilized in the SRO's FIA GT Championship, and launched its own series in 2006, the FIA GT3 European Championship. Since then, Group GT3 has expanded to become the de facto category for many national and international grand touring series, although some series modify the ruleset from the FIA standard. By 2013, nearly 20 automobile manufacturers have built or been represented with GT3 machines.

Group GT3 allows for a wide variety of car types to be homologated with almost no limit on engine sizes and configurations or chassis construction or layout. GT3 cars must be based on production road car models in mass production. Performance of all the Group GT3 cars are regulated, either by the GT Bureau of the FIA or by a series' specific ruling body, through a Balance of Performance that adjusts limits on horsepower, weight, engine management, and aerodynamics to prevent a single manufacturer from becoming dominant in the class. The cars in GT3 are designed to have a weight between 1200kg and 1300kg with horsepower between 500hp and 600hp. All cars have a very similar power to weight ratio but achieved either by high power and high weight such as the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG[2] or low power and low weight such as the Porsche 911 GT3.[3] GT3 cars also have traction control, ABS and built in air jacks for quick pit stops.

jason
15-07-2015, 06:16
I Will leave it on real , someone said to me the other day you would to be a little crazy to drive a gt3 car with No abs and Stability.

Deadzone
15-07-2015, 06:20
Woffu, I just got a cheap Logitech usb keyboard from JB for like $15. Works a treat.

Deadzone
15-07-2015, 06:25
The GT3's most likely only use TCS in wet or greasy conditions.

jason
15-07-2015, 06:28
You may well be right there bud ......

Ok next question , who uses heat haze in the graphics options ?

Do you lose fps.

Woffu
15-07-2015, 06:30
Yea I do use the real option mate I should of just said that haha.
Cheers for that deadzone I'll get one tomorrow.

ChrisK
15-07-2015, 07:17
My view is that we are there to race and have fun. If you're idea of having fun is all assists off then so be it. Others will want them on. I don't like elitism creeping into racing personally cos I've found those leagues end up being full of tools.

Bottom line, my defintion of enjoyment is going to be different to someone else's and I don't think my defintion should be forced on anyone. I don't think car views should be mandated either. I drive in cockpit not cos I think it's more real, I use it cos I like it and prefer it. Why should I force someone else to use my preferences ?

I don't like steering or brake assist cos I think it's slows me down but again, I don't think i should mandate this for others. People should race what they feel comfortable racing. I like to use my h gate shifter for older cars, I'm not gonna mandate that for people am I even though I know it's slower. I do it cos it's bloody awesome fun !

In truth the more we talk about this stuff the more it feels like we're shaming guys that use it and again, that's something I don't like. Once you start alienating people I think you fracture the community. Evidence of this was was clearly seen by some of us just last week in the very public spat between a couple of long term racers.

I'm here to have fun with my mates first and racing is a distant second. The day we start making calls on things that influence the enjoyment factor for our fellow members or making them feel inferior, I'll happily bow out.

ChrisK
15-07-2015, 07:33
I use all assists off.
I try to get the game as real to life as I can but that's just me.
Can anybody suggest a good keyboard to get for this game. Iv been keen to get one so I can use all the controls but iv seen that people are having trouble with some keyboards not allowing them to use what buttons they won't.

Logitech k810 works for me mate. Awesome unit

hkraft300
15-07-2015, 08:23
No assists here either
I don't mind others using it but I prefer not to be forced real assists. But if Forced Real Assists is the rule, so be it. Maybe if I can set buttons for it I can switch it off at the track. I don't mind TC but SC and ABS throw me off that's all.

Ps the GT3 cars drive great without assists and have so much grip! I've driven them all except the Ginetta.
Don't know about GT4 cars though.

ChrisK
15-07-2015, 09:53
No assists here either
I don't mind others using it but I prefer not to be forced real assists. But if Forced Real Assists is the rule, so be it. Maybe if I can set buttons for it I can switch it off at the track. I don't mind TC but SC and ABS throw me off that's all.

Ps the GT3 cars drive great without assists and have so much grip! I've driven them all except the Ginetta.
Don't know about GT4 cars though.

I completly agree that we should not be forcing any assists. We should not be forcing anything on anyone.

Force interior view: no
Force manual gears: no
Force realistic driving aids: no

jason
15-07-2015, 21:12
Well done last nite boys , I'm starting to enjoy the game so much more with the core group we have and all thanks to you boys .............. Much appreciated.

EMGonzo
17-07-2015, 13:34
212181

Our setup for this weekend.

ChrisK
17-07-2015, 13:46
that's f@ckin epic !! Great nite of racing with you boys again.

Beating deano 3 times in a row tonite was the highlight of my project cars experience so far. Freakin awesome hard, clean racing. It almost makes bumper cam bugs and the like bearable.

NicoHulkenberg27
18-07-2015, 09:52
do you welcome guy from Hong Kong which is also in Asia

hkraft300
19-07-2015, 01:54
do you welcome guy from Hong Kong which is also in Asia

If you're on PS4 mate you're welcome to add me. I'm on at odd hours but the main guys get together almost every night for races.

spidey11
19-07-2015, 03:10
Add me on psn nico :) happy for more ppl to race with

NicoHulkenberg27
19-07-2015, 11:34
ok
but i am a beginner , um,..i will try my best

NicoHulkenberg27
19-07-2015, 11:36
Aus Time is GMT+10?

NicoHulkenberg27
19-07-2015, 13:07
added

spidey11
19-07-2015, 22:40
Ok new race meeting coming this week. Is everyone still cool with Thursday's? Is 9pm too early and 9:30pm the preferred?

This time it will be a step up to the Gt4 class. Everything else pretty much stays the same unless others want a specific change to a race setting. I'll create a new thread so keep an open for it.

P.s. Sorry for love tap Last night Rooz ;) thought you were sick of first place and wanted some company in the middle of the pack

Woffu
19-07-2015, 23:06
Hey guys good close racing last night. Is there any chance this event could be changed to Wednesday or Friday? Thursday is the only night I can't make. If not that's cool just thought I'd ask
If it doesn't suit everyone don't don't worry about it I'm more then happy just racing with you lads.

jason
19-07-2015, 23:43
All this mention Of love tapping worries me , that disgusting spidey.

Woffu
19-07-2015, 23:59
Don't worry about changing it spidey I'll just wait till I can make one
Unless it's cool with everyone else

jason
20-07-2015, 01:02
I don't see any problems changing it as long as I doesn't affect too many people ..... see what the boys say . I'm ok with it .

ChrisK
20-07-2015, 01:12
Ok new race meeting coming this week. Is everyone still cool with Thursday's? Is 9pm too early and 9:30pm the preferred?

This time it will be a step up to the Gt4 class. Everything else pretty much stays the same unless others want a specific change to a race setting. I'll create a new thread so keep an open for it.

P.s. Sorry for love tap Last night Rooz ;) thought you were sick of first place and wanted some company in the middle of the pack

2115 is a good compromise. I'm in bne on Thursday but I'm back at around 2000. Wed or Friday is fine for me aswell.

Between Troy wiping us all out in one race off the start and then the last race it was a funny old night, front row of the grid was a definite disadvantage ! I love how you called it a love tap. I'd hate to get rammed by you then !! lol It's all good mate, you're always super clean and shit like that happens sometimes, no biggie. :cool:

I had a lot of fun last night in the pack in both of those races with esteedee and dan. Was awesome and we had a good laugh. That's what it's all about !!

jason
20-07-2015, 02:48
Wed i'm good Friday I would say I will be out , going take my boy to the movies.

hkraft300
20-07-2015, 02:53
Either night is good for me, 2100/15/30 whatever not fussed.
If I get called in to work spidey I'll just inbox you and give up my spot.

spidey11
20-07-2015, 03:09
Alright Wednesday night at 9pm (2100hrs) AEST yeah? I'll change the other thread :)

jason
20-07-2015, 03:55
No worries Spidey. The way we are going we will have to run 2 of these on the same night at the same time if the numbers keep going up.

hkraft300
20-07-2015, 04:37
No worries Spidey. The way we are going we will have to run 2 of these on the same night at the same time if the numbers keep going up.

Haha Ye I vote the super fast freaks to f* off on their lobby and give us a chance at the podium :p
Lol jokes
Can be done. Maybe split the grid with qualifying- 2 hosts in the same party chat... I dunno we'll figure something out.

jason
20-07-2015, 20:52
https://store.playstation.com/#!/en-au/games/project-cars/cid=EP0700-CUSA00940_00-PCARSDIGED000001%3AADD-ONS

DLC

NicoHulkenberg27
22-07-2015, 12:10
Good Race
I got little bit nervous as this was my first serious race in MP
sorry for that if i had contacts with you

spidey11
22-07-2015, 13:01
Good Race
I got little bit nervous as this was my first serious race in MP
sorry for that if i had contacts with you

You did well Nico. Hope you had fun and you come back for more races :)

NicoHulkenberg27
22-07-2015, 13:04
You did well Nico. Hope you had fun and you come back for more races :)

I will :)

NicoHulkenberg27
22-07-2015, 13:52
so 30laps of the race will last around 1hr?

hkraft300
22-07-2015, 15:59
Shit I didn't realise you guys had a club event tonight! I thought it was gonna be Thursday night lol will join you tomorrow :)

spidey11
22-07-2015, 22:28
so 30laps of the race will last around 1hr?

I never did the math but what do people think? They call it an endurance race for a reason :)
I'm happy with the 30 laps but also happy to hear from the rest of you.
We tend to do over an hour of racing each night anyways but it's just with mix of different tracks and cars.

See you tonight hkraft :)

buggie_brain
22-07-2015, 23:02
30 laps sounds good to me and makes for good practice having to do lap after lap on the same track.

hkraft300
23-07-2015, 05:24
I'm down for 30 laps

jason
23-07-2015, 05:27
30 laps is ok by me .

NicoHulkenberg27
23-07-2015, 05:46
how come i got the speed limit even i overshot,

jason
23-07-2015, 06:13
I think they are struggling to find a happy medium with the penalty system bud . It has happened to me also you get panelised when you have already made a mistake that has cost you time anyway. That side of things is a little broken I guess.

Stay on track :)

spidey11
23-07-2015, 06:30
Haha "stay on track"

Love it :)

NicoHulkenberg27
23-07-2015, 09:31
Can someone tell me about the effect of final drive ratio?

hkraft300
23-07-2015, 10:18
Can someone tell me about the effect of final drive ratio?

Aka differential ratio.

In your gearbox you have multiple gear ratios. This alters the speed of rotation (and multiplies torque) of the rear wheels in relation to the engine crankshaft/ flywheel speed. However, the drive shaft is still spinning too fast after the gearbox so it needs to be slowed further. The final drive ratio slows this further.
Basically it adjusts overall gear ratio - "shorter" final drive = higher final drive ratio/ number = slower top speed. "Taller" final drive = smaller number = higher top speed.

NicoHulkenberg27
23-07-2015, 10:41
Aka differential ratio.

In your gearbox you have multiple gear ratios. This alters the speed of rotation (and multiplies torque) of the rear wheels in relation to the engine crankshaft/ flywheel speed. However, the drive shaft is still spinning too fast after the gearbox so it needs to be slowed further. The final drive ratio slows this further.
Basically it adjusts overall gear ratio - "shorter" final drive = higher final drive ratio/ number = slower top speed. "Taller" final drive = smaller number = higher top speed.
thanks man

NicoHulkenberg27
23-07-2015, 12:01
first of all i need to apologize that i couldn't move in the start of race, dont know why ....
second, disappointed that had a big crash with ENGonzo
i overtook him
but suddenly my car flip over
maybe his left wheel had contact with me
i dontknow
and i thought it should be a racing incident

btw some people left during the race

cant wait to race with you guys in the next event

jason
23-07-2015, 13:48
Well done buggie , nice win bud 55 seconds in front .... Will recap my race tomorrow:). Thanks guys wd

jason
23-07-2015, 21:35
ok here we go :) Recap time from last nights race through my eyes ......

Qualified 4th ..... I was happy with that.

Race starts nice and clean everyone respecting racing lines and positions , Coming into the 2nd corner I'm in third behind Buggie and Skoada............. With us 3 with in meters of each other into the first set of chicanes , I come in way to hot and took out skoada , I ended up in the sand and skoada seemed to be able to get on with it fairly quickly (big apology for that bud )

After removing myself from the sand trap and receiving a 5 second penalty for my of track antics ( I deserved it ) I re-join the race in 13th Position. Getting back on track and trying to find my rhythm I start to take the odd place heading back up into the field until myself and Haze battling it out come across a slower car ( not sure who it was ?) ..... The poor guy moves over to let Haze through which was commendable only to push me into the main straight wall :(.

Losing minimal time I start to find my rhythm once again , planning to have a 1 pit stop strategy was my intension until I decide to pit and I accidently don't change my tyres which are cooking like a Sunday roast .......... Leaving the pits cursing myself I wrestle the car around the track for a lap losing mass amounts of time ............ I pit (tyres on fuel up ) I,m ready to bring it home on a 15 lap stint feeling good that I now have tyres that aren't chewing through the rims :).

Within the final 15 laps I see a lot of people pitting and start to gradually make up field positions eventually taking 2nd from spidey as I see him pitting as I'm zooming down the main straight , trying to track down buggie after my pitstop error was impossible as I was gaining 1.2 seconds a lap with 5 laps to go ..............With 2 laps to go I had settled for second place and pretty much just looked after the remaining rubber I had left on my tyres....

I was happy to come second but felt very sorry about the race incident with skoada as it was my fault and I am sorry bud.

Over all I did enjoy the 30 lapper , it was long and fraught with disaster but fun all the same ....

Thanks guys good race ..................... Well done Buggie , Haze , Spidey and skoada and the rest of the lads , good racing gentlemen..

missed ya roozy :)

Furters
23-07-2015, 22:16
ok here we go :) Recap time from last nights race through my eyes ......

Qualified 4th ..... I was happy with that.

Race starts nice and clean everyone respecting racing lines and positions , Coming into the 2nd corner I'm in third behind Buggie and Skoada............. With us 3 with in meters of each other into the first set of chicanes , I come in way to hot and took out skoada , I ended up in the sand and skoada seemed to be able to get on with it fairly quickly (big apology for that bud )

After removing myself from the sand trap and receiving a 5 second penalty for my of track antics ( I deserved it ) I re-join the race in 13th Position. Getting back on track and trying to find my rhythm I start to take the odd place heading
back up into the field until myself and Haze battling it out come across a slower car ( not sure who it was ?) ..... The poor guy moves over to let Haze through which was commendable only to push me into the main straight wall :(.

Losing minimal time I start to find my rhythm once again , planning to have a 1 pit stop strategy was my intension until I decide to pit and I accidently don't change my tyres which are cooking like a Sunday roast .......... Leaving the pits cursing myself I wrestle the car around the track for a lap losing mass amounts of time ............ I pit (tyres on fuel up ) I,m ready to bring it home on a 15 lap stint feeling good that I now have tyres that aren't chewing through the rims :).

Within the final 15 laps I see a lot of people pitting and start to gradually make up field positions eventually taking 2nd from spidey as I see him pitting as I'm zooming down the main straight , trying to track down buggie after my pitstop error was impossible as I was gaining 1.2 seconds a lap with 5 laps to go ..............With 2 laps to go I had settled for second place and pretty much just looked after the remaining rubber I had left on my tyres....

I was happy to come second but felt very sorry about the race incident with skoada as it was my fault and I am sorry bud.

Over all I did enjoy the 30 lapper , it was long and fraught with disaster but fun all the same ....

Thanks guys good race ..................... Well done Buggie , Haze , Spidey and skoada and the rest of the lads , good racing gentlemen..

missed ya roozy :)

Yeah I don't like doing it in open wheelers as I got taken out twice on the opening lap, not that the guy did it on purpose or anything, but it kinda ruined my race from the start, which just compounded with a couple of rubbish cut track penalties. I'd be very keen on another 30 lapper in closed wheel cars though.

Although a bug meant my tires didn't change in my pitstop so that put me in a bad mood and made me rage quit

ChrisK
23-07-2015, 23:56
Sounds like a pretty good race. Although I'm disappointed in you lot for letting buggy win by a whole fuckin minute.

I ran a couple of races with daz, (Aus05), in that new Audi a80 I think it's called at the new nz track. Fell in love with the car and will now most likely buy that pack. Not sure about the track though. It's great running some laps for a time and it's a fun track, but the passing opportunities are very limited and fraught with danger. Daz and I have run wheel to wheel since the game came out many times and we've had some awesome races together but both up of us were finding it difficult to execute clean passes. So jury is still out on that one. Maybe in slower cars it will be a better experience. Anything fast and it's just not a good racing track.

farmerboy
24-07-2015, 00:03
First chance to have an extended race with you guys, and really enjoyed it. Got a little frustrating right at the end, but for what it's worth here are my thoughts

- my good mate buggie is a shark. Spent two hours sorting shit with him, then he goes and does something different. Thanks buggie. Not. :D
- seriously though, he's done 18 or 19 laps on one set of tyres. That's a fantastic effort.
- three pit strategy was a failure. Really needed to be a two stopper and stretch out the laps from 7 to 10. In hindsight that should have been an easy decision but I really wasn't sure how quickly the tyres degrade once they start to get loose. I'll learn for next time. WOULD HAVE BEEN NICE TO GET SOME GOOD ADVICE, just saying.
- In saying that, I may not have handled really bad tyres, but an extra 3 laps wouldn't have hurt.
- 3 offs (into the wall), 1 extra pit and 2 penalties probably took about a solid minute from my race, with a bit more consistency I could have had a really good race.
- I didn't finish last. YAY.
- fastest lap was consistent with the rest of you, except skoada and subby. skoada, what a great time.
- maybe 30 is stretching it for me at the moment. Its definitely the limit though. Wouldn't want to do more than that.
- pity about the pit bugs. Races where we have to pit are a good idea, but having bugs like that can really sour the experience. Guys could have placed higher, and that's a bummer. I didn't get any luckily.
- accelerated tyre wear is great. You really start to feel them going (though I didn't feel them at their absolute worst, pitted too early) and it adds a lot to the race. But then again, pit bugs.

All in all, lots of fun. See you next week.

skoader
24-07-2015, 00:04
No problem jason. :) Accidents happen and like you say I recovered reasonably quickly. It was the pitstop bugs that really screwed me over last night.

Despite all that, thoroughly enjoyed the race and look forward to more enduro races with you guys.

spidey11
24-07-2015, 00:19
Alright, my turn on my race :(

Started 2nd, benefited from the chicane incident and continued out front, very mindful of the guys behind catching me, especially buggie consistently picking off .1 to .2 a second off my gap. Got the tyres to last till lap 14 and was hoping for a 1 stop race.

1st pit stop and spun at the first corner... Continued along and turn in speed and angle had to be reduced as the rear was not sticking. Spun at 2nd last corner and pitted again, making sure I changed tyres to hard.

Lasted 3 laps then pace was 5 seconds down and needed to pit.

This continued as later in the race, I would pit and the front tyres wear red before the back chicane :(

Pitted about 6 times :( but it sounds like I was just unlucky.

jason
24-07-2015, 00:23
213115 here is to you guys for making this a enjoyable gaming experience ...................Thank you.

We will have problems but we will fix them together and help each other improve .

ChrisK
24-07-2015, 00:25
Alright, my turn on my race :(

Started 2nd, benefited from the chicane incident and continued out front, very mindful of the guys behind catching me, especially buggie consistently picking off .1 to .2 a second off my gap. Got the tyres to last till lap 14 and was hoping for a 1 stop race.

1st pit stop and spun at the first corner... Continued along and turn in speed and angle had to be reduced as the rear was not sticking. Spun at 2nd last corner and pitted again, making sure I changed tyres to hard.

Lasted 3 laps then pace was 5 seconds down and needed to pit.

This continued as later in the race, I would pit and the front tyres wear red before the back chicane :(

Pitted about 6 times :( but it sounds like I was just unlucky.

That sounds to me like you were getting wets put on your car.

jason
24-07-2015, 02:13
Im getting wet just talking about tyres ............... Runs off "squelch squelch squelch" :boxing:

hkraft300
24-07-2015, 03:36
I had my brake bias set way too far to the rear. Got an awesome launch and nearly took 3 places before the 1st chicane but no space so backed off. Completely lost it at the 2nd chicane. Drove too aggressive and kept burning my rears and was unable to brake well and just too aggressive and inconsistent on my part.
Sorry for the spins and bumps guys. Terrible driving on my part. Made the race difficult for guys lapping me and fighting for position, as well as the guys at the back who I would catch and pass only to spin and fall behind again.
Didn't put any practice or test time before such a long race - definitely needed to last the distance of a long race.

Furters
24-07-2015, 03:48
I had my brake bias set way too far to the rear. Got an awesome launch and nearly took 3 places before the 1st chicane but no space so backed off. Completely lost it at the 2nd chicane. Drove too aggressive and kept burning my tears and was unable to brake well and just too aggressive and inconsistent on my part.
Sorry for the spins and bumps guys. Terrible driving on my part. Made the race difficult for guys lapping me and fighting for position, as well as the guys at the back who I would catch and pass only to spin and fall behind again.
Didn't put any practice or test time before such a long race - definitely needed to last the distance of a long race.

You were always pretty careful after spinning out when I was comng past, so that was much appreciated.

Furters
24-07-2015, 03:50
Sounds like a pretty good race. Although I'm disappointed in you lot for letting buggy win by a whole fuckin minute.

I ran a couple of races with daz, (Aus05), in that new Audi a80 I think it's called at the new nz track. Fell in love with the car and will now most likely buy that pack. Not sure about the track though. It's great running some laps for a time and it's a fun track, but the passing opportunities are very limited and fraught with danger. Daz and I have run wheel to wheel since the game came out many times and we've had some awesome races together but both up of us were finding it difficult to execute clean passes. So jury is still out on that one. Maybe in slower cars it will be a better experience. Anything fast and it's just not a good racing track.

Yeah I love driving the track, but i's only suitable for racing in either slower cars or the slower open wheelers. Quicker cars just have no room to get past a lot of the time, unless there's a great disparity in speed. Lots of room on the main straight leading up to that first corner, but that's about it.

jason
24-07-2015, 04:37
I think its a shit track .......sorry its not for me .

jason
24-07-2015, 04:38
Brisbane guys would you like to catch up for a beer in the cbd in the coming weeks. doesn't have to be cbd , but does have to be a pub :) or bar.

buggie_brain
24-07-2015, 07:48
Ok guys ive been working all day so now im home i can give my take on the race.

Firstly just to clarify, farmerboy and I are good mates outside of all this stuff so any chance we get to take the piss out of each other we will. :stupid:. we dont have some sort of online hate for each other.

i originally planned on doing a 2 stop race.

Now, I qualified 3rd, very happy with that, took it easy on the first lap and nearly got taken out by hkraft at the last chicane. Lucky i saw him in the mirror coming in way too hot and just waited a little before i turned in so he could wizz past into the dirt. Was running in 2nd for a while and pitted on lap 11 only expecting 14 liters of fuel when the clown filling the car up got distracted and emptied the whole fuckin container in. I called him many, many names but you guys didnt hear that cause i had my mic muted (didnt know). So i decided that now i had enough fuel to make it to the end that i would see how long these tyres would last. By lap 11 they really weren't that bad so i was interested to see how far they would go.

By lap 25 they were bad and the wheel shaking started but with only 5 to go and subby about a minute behing i didnt want to take the risk of pitting. Last couple of laps i reckon i was about 4 or 5 seconds slower per lap but had plenty of time up my sleve.

Sounds like i was pretty lucky with all the bugs last night.

buggie_brain
24-07-2015, 09:47
This is the last couple of laps so you can see how slow I had to go and the wheel shaking.

http://youtu.be/prH_gLXii28

EMGonzo
24-07-2015, 16:40
I'm up for that Jason! :)

IronMask75
25-07-2015, 01:38
Brisbane guys would you like to catch up for a beer in the cbd in the coming weeks. doesn't have to be cbd , but does have to be a pub :) or bar.

You said the magic word.

IronMask75
25-07-2015, 01:51
Was running in 2nd for a while and pitted on lap 11 only expecting 14 liters of fuel when the clown filling the car up got distracted and emptied the whole fuckin container in.

This was pretty much my race. I was aiming for a 1-stopper with medium tires, but didn't have the time before the race to properly calculate fuel usage. Made an estimate based on mental calculations that were clearly wrong and only made it to lap 8 (instead of 15) before the fuel indicator came on. Changed to soft tires and adjusted for another stop but the bloody fuel guy dumps a full tank in and I proceed to squirm around on soft tires for a few laps until I deflated a tire (this is becoming a habit) and pitted again, early, for more soft tires and another bloody full fuel load... Anyway, I think I ended up in 5th.

Geez it would be nice if pit stops worked though.

hkraft300
25-07-2015, 03:08
Hkraft: So, what are we doing next week, spidey?

Spidey_11: Same thing we do every week, hkraft - try to take over the world!

Furters
25-07-2015, 03:51
Can't believe I won a race last night, even if it was after Rooz left :)

spidey11
25-07-2015, 05:42
So, what are we doing next week, spidey?

Same thing we do every week, hkraft - try to take over the world!

Are people happy with the Wednesday night two race event and the Thursday can be for a semi-enduro?

buggie_brain
25-07-2015, 07:15
How about Tuesday and Thursday?

Sneaky can you make Tuesday's or do you have footy training?

ChrisK
25-07-2015, 08:12
What cars this time ?

Woffu
25-07-2015, 09:46
How about Tuesday and Thursday?

Sneaky can you make Tuesday's or do you have footy training?
Yea tuesdays are good mate. It's only thursdays for now coz our club is split between 2 different towns we train where I live Tuesday's then I gotta travel on Thursday.

spidey11
25-07-2015, 11:16
What nights do we want to keep? Tuesday and Thursday?
I'm happy for any night.

hkraft300
25-07-2015, 11:44
Either night is good for me
I may only join Thursday if I get called in to work Tuesday/Wednesday.

spidey11
25-07-2015, 13:47
So that everyone gets to race, lets do a race event on each of the nights.

Tuesday will be Renault Cleo Cup cars. Any suggestions on the race type or length for this one?
Wednesday will be Ginetta G40 Juniors or the GT4 class. Two race event, first race normal qualifying position, second race reverse grid.
Thursday will be open to what most people want. Single semi-endure race that lasts about one hour track time.

I'm thinking we should stay away from open wheelers and anything too fast just for the time being.

I'll make topic threads for each night and update the info as it comes.

NicoHulkenberg27
25-07-2015, 14:53
a lot of races <3

jason
25-07-2015, 15:47
This is the last couple of laps so you can see how slow I had to go and the wheel shaking.

http://youtu.be/prH_gLXii28

Hands buggie "ice trucker trophy "

jason
25-07-2015, 15:52
Can't believe I won a race last night, even if it was after Rooz left :)

Hands furters his trophy , rubs tits in his face ...... Furters furters furters ....... Wd big fella

ChrisK
26-07-2015, 00:09
That was some of the best racing I've ever had last night boys. Awesome stuff. In a Clio...who woulda thought ? Did you upload the video bugs ? I'd love to see replays of those 2 races, especially the Dubai one.

As a side note, did anyone catch f1 qualifying and see Alonso get out in 40deg heat to try and push his car back to the pits ? I'm ashamed of myself for not liking this young man at first. Respect. The bloke is a freak of a driver and his commitment is unbelievable. F@ck mclaren for giving him such a piece of crap of a car.

IronMask75
26-07-2015, 00:21
Can't believe I won a race last night, even if it was after Rooz left :)

Can't believe I won a race that night... with Rooz in it! (even if I did munt the last corner, letting him past. But he let me back through as a sign of respect. What a nice bloke. Those new Audi IMSA cars are insane)

Also, it looks like I've found my competitiveness last night in the form of the Renaut Clio, with a win at Brands Hatch, 2nd at Raupuna, some sensational close pack racing at Dubai (4th) and a 2nd at Donnington. That's a fun little car to drive.

buggie_brain
26-07-2015, 04:04
Last nights racing was insane fun, had me sweating most of the night. All real close and very, very clean.

This is the Dubai race from my view. I will upload the actual replay later on.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pIS00SLB-I

And this is the replay from Oschersleben.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SNePNCJabE

Enjoy guys

ChrisK
26-07-2015, 05:26
That was awesome man. Thanks for loading it up. The Dubai one is probably the best racing experience I've had on the game so far. I missed the opportunity to pass spidey when he went all wild thru the s's after the hairpin. If it wasn't one of us I would have just kept the foot down and to hell with the bloke getting out of shape. lol

The second one was a strange race, I found some race pace somewhere in the last 2 laps. I think following you for a while and watching your lines helped me.

ChrisK
26-07-2015, 05:29
Can't believe I won a race that night... with Rooz in it! (even if I did munt the last corner, letting him past. But he let me back through as a sign of respect. What a nice bloke. Those new Audi IMSA cars are insane)

Yeah, you raced superbly that race under alot of pressure. You absolutely deserved the win. I never would have done that if I didn't think it was your race. It wouldn't have felt right for me to cross the line in front of you.

Love the Audi's !!

spidey11
26-07-2015, 05:30
Thanks for the clean racing and sorry for the moment thru the s's :)

ChrisK
26-07-2015, 05:36
I thought you would have cracked if I'm being honest, so I was just being patient ! lmao
But you stayed strong the whole way !!

spidey11
26-07-2015, 05:53
I know, I went away from my regular spin-a-race type driving and managed to keep it pointing the right direction (i was going to say keep it on track but watching that video i didn't realise how often all 4 wheels went outside the white lines!)

Good fun little cars :) I'll have to get a nice tune in for them

buggie_brain
26-07-2015, 07:45
Here is the Dubai replay guys
https://youtu.be/RfbUMdgi-yk

ChrisK
26-07-2015, 07:59
How did you get the replay onto YT ?

buggie_brain
26-07-2015, 10:28
Just watched it on the ps and then pressed share, trimmed it up and put it on.

ChrisK
26-07-2015, 10:47
Right, so you can't upload direct right ? You have to watch it and use the share button ?

buggie_brain
26-07-2015, 10:54
Yeah mate, you can't do it from the game

NicoHulkenberg27
26-07-2015, 11:52
wow
seem you guys play MP together everyday lol

spidey11
26-07-2015, 12:15
Right now multiplayer is all I've played lol. I'm gonna wait just a little bit longer to make sure they get most of the bugs out so it doesn't hurt my career mode :)

Good watching with a good result :) haha

ChrisK
26-07-2015, 12:52
I'm a 50/50 for this week. Hopefully Tuesday.

NicoHulkenberg27
26-07-2015, 14:10
any tips to save tyres?
i am really bad at tyres management

NicoHulkenberg27
26-07-2015, 15:22
really annoyed that someone intentionally crash into me in public lobby
why do they play sims if they just wanna troll

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rUg8FLl3To
is it my fault ? i dont think so

jason
26-07-2015, 22:10
Last nights racing was insane fun, had me sweating most of the night. All real close and very, very clean.

This is the Dubai race from my view. I will upload the actual replay later on.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pIS00SLB-I

And this is the replay from Oschersleben.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SNePNCJabE

Enjoy guys

That's some sweet racing guys well done , very entertaining to watch . +1

I'm not getting enough game time and its starting to P^%$ me off :(

jason
26-07-2015, 23:50
really annoyed that someone intentionally crash into me in public lobby
why do they play sims if they just wanna troll

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rUg8FLl3To
is it my fault ? i dont think so

As far as I can see the car at the front is at fault .

NicoHulkenberg27
27-07-2015, 10:35
Will you guys play tonight?

ChrisK
27-07-2015, 10:53
Not many of us around but I'm on.

spidey11
27-07-2015, 12:07
not me tonight, watching the F1 replay :)

NicoHulkenberg27
27-07-2015, 13:59
not me tonight, watching the F1 replay :)

what a good race!!!!!!

jason
27-07-2015, 21:11
Sorry guys I got on at 9:30 last night

Had a good hit out with Haze , Bundyman , Furters , dean and another guy and myself ........Was a good bit off fun .... finished around 12.

spidey11
27-07-2015, 22:18
I'll be on tonight after a quick dinner and probably stay on till about 11pm :)

buggie_brain
28-07-2015, 02:21
I'll be on tonight too but by 11:00pm I can assure you I will be on my 3rd dream.

spidey11
30-07-2015, 13:50
The Tuesday night GT4 race in the wet :)

I'm trying to embed it, but i don't think it's working.
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/ecYWMIgrxnY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Here's the standard link https://youtu.be/ecYWMIgrxnY

Azza756
31-07-2015, 08:06
I'm interested in racing anything, looking for some good clean racing and people who know what they are doing!
PSN ID: GreasyWhale_

spidey11
31-07-2015, 08:39
Good to see you on the forum Azza, add some of us and next time we're on we'll invite you to a race and hope you have as much fun as we do :)

NicoHulkenberg27
31-07-2015, 14:55
is that the audi dlc car? it's funny haha

spidey11
01-08-2015, 12:25
check this out http://blog.eu.playstation.com/2015/07/24/win-1000-in-the-playstation-plus-project-cars-tournament/

hkraft300
01-08-2015, 18:18
check this out http://blog.eu.playstation.com/2015/07/24/win-1000-in-the-playstation-plus-project-cars-tournament/

European players only, mate.

http://play.eslgaming.com/new-games/playstation/projectcars-ps4/open/playstation-plus-cup-europe/

spidey11
01-08-2015, 23:55
Thought there would be some catch. Also the final is at the 20 mile nordschliefe so F* that!

hkraft300
02-08-2015, 04:31
Format sounds interesting. 1 on 1 shootouts. Plus the prize money on the current exchange rate would be sweet ;)

So for the upcoming week I'm voting LMP 2 or 3 class cars (Oreca, Alpine, RWD P20, Marek 219D, Radicals etc)
And a vote for Group 4/5 touring cars (BMW M1, 320T, Zakspeed Capri)

spidey11
02-08-2015, 11:56
got a new vid.

GT3's at Silverstone https://youtu.be/9u9OnAzLjDk


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9u9OnAzLjDk

buggie_brain
02-08-2015, 22:01
This was a very interesting race, I also put it online. I was in the red and white Audi. Looks like he didn't know you were there on his left spidey, very unlucky.

spidey11
02-08-2015, 22:13
It was a good chase for me, mcbain said when he braked it pulled to the left and then a bit of magnet car came in. I feel bad for costing him the race win :( but we'll have more close races :)

Can you post a link to ur vid buggie? It was you and I battling in the first laps wasn't it :)

ChrisK
02-08-2015, 23:04
Every now and then you can see my slow ass in the Beemer in the background. lol

jason
03-08-2015, 04:39
Thought I would drop this here for you guys to have a look at who enjoy tweaking your wheels and for those who don't understand what it all means . Thrustmaster wheels and csw v2



Fx Longitude ( front to back )

Fy Road feel

Fz Curb feel

Mz reduces wheel weight/Torque

Sop Lat rear Lateral Weight Transfer

Sop Diff Rear Vertical Weight Transfer

Master scale and scoop Master scale "recommended should be always set to the same # value

Fy and Sop Lateral Recommend Should always be set to the same .

Mz should always be your first Tweek Per car as it controls wheel / weight /Torque 30 for front wheel ......... 60 for rear .

Thank Grimey Dog for this info.

buggie_brain
03-08-2015, 06:51
Can you post a link to ur vid buggie? It was you and I battling in the first laps wasn't it :)

Yeah it was a good little battle. When I saw Mcbain and yourself go off the track on the last lap I was rubbing my hands together but I got a little love tap from the other driver (not sure who it was) that put me offline and I settled for second.

This is my view...
https://youtu.be/xzjpc6jXOu8

This is the replay...
https://youtu.be/U7dhEu-ZiZc

spidey11
03-08-2015, 10:16
That was a good watch Buggie :)

jason
03-08-2015, 22:59
Good morning guys...... Thanks for the game last night .

With regards to in game chat , I am having major issues hearing people when we are in a game as in once the race starts my engine noise is much higher then the in game chat........ I have the voice and sound adjusters , the problem is that I can't find that happy medium with them , I have not enough sound and or some of the people sound to loud ...some.

Anyway to get to the point this is why I don't say a lot during qualy or racing , not because I'm a pompous prick. It does seem ok when we are in chat room , just not in game chat.

jason
03-08-2015, 23:09
Yeah it was a good little battle. When I saw Mcbain and yourself go off the track on the last lap I was rubbing my hands together but I got a little love tap from the other driver (not sure who it was) that put me offline and I settled for second.

This is my view...
https://youtu.be/xzjpc6jXOu8

This is the replay...
https://youtu.be/U7dhEu-ZiZc

This is not a stab at anyone , please don't take it that way.

Just had a look at your vids buggie , I noticed yourself and the bmw jumping the start ? Or what I would perceive as a jump start as you are accelerating prior to the lights actually changing to green. Is it only penalising first position for doing this?

Is it another broken component of the game as it looks to be and or I'm slow and have never noticed I could get the jump on the guys waiting for the green light?

As I said I'm not having a shot but I am very interested .

ChrisK
03-08-2015, 23:26
That's a good pick up, buggs definately jumps the start there. I know jumps start penalties are not just for pole position cos I've had jump start penalties from the second row.

jason
03-08-2015, 23:28
I may post it as a issue if buggie doesn't mind. I will wait for his reply on that . seems he has it timed very well I would say :) that it doesn't cause him a infraction . cheeky buggers ! Who's in the bmw? Witch hunt is on :) " runs off with gun and flaming torches"

Chris can you put the link to the number pad please .


found it http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/BELKIN-YourType-Bluetooth-Wireless-Keypad-Apple-Mac-Keyboard-and-MacBooks-New-/311379569965?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_15&hash=item487fab2d2d

ChrisK
03-08-2015, 23:56
That's the one mate.

ChrisK
03-08-2015, 23:59
Who's in the bmw? Witch hunt is on :) " runs off with gun and flaming torches"

Mcbain.
Maybe the replay is out of sync slightly with the lights. Nah...that would be a bug...couldn't be that.

jason
04-08-2015, 00:22
Mcbain.
Maybe the replay is out of sync slightly with the lights. Nah...that would be a bug...couldn't be that.

Lol yeah no bugs in this game , my question actually is what does work correctly . I mean most of the time I can drive a car that works most of the time as for the rest of it pffft.

ChrisK
04-08-2015, 00:28
Lol yeah no bugs in this game , my question actually is what does work correctly . I mean most of the time I can drive a car that works most of the time as for the rest of it pffft.

I hear the soundtrack works well although Ian's rendition of private dancer was a bit over the top by all accounts.