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cjhill44
28-09-2017, 00:02
I have tried many cars in this game so far but what annoys me the most is how insanely hard the RWD cars are to drive, even the ones that have low control difficulties!

I tried a race in the Radical (trackday car) at Laguna Seca. (80% AI difficulty) A nice little 10 lap race. However after several attempts I could not keep the car on the track. A slight touch on the brakes had the car locking up. The car wouldn't turn at all into mid speed corners and any hint of throttle on exit had the car doing a 360 spin off the corner!

I thought this might be the track at first so had to give it up but then tried this again on Brands Hatch indy (a track I know very well) with the same car and it was the same again.
Despite re-calibrating the wheel (Logitech G27) and messing around with the setup the car didnt improve that much.

So then I tried the RS500s at Brands indy. (Again 80% difficulty) The AI were braking so late for Paddock Hill bend but if i tried that I just locked up and went straight for the gravel. Again, as soon as I come off the brake into Paddock the car snaps sideways. The AI also have no grip issues off the final turn at Brands either, they floor it out of clearways where as I have to gingerly get back to the gas to avoid rear wheel spin so they just blow by me.

Dont get me wrong I love a challenge but these cars are way too sensitive. Anyone else finding this? Or if not do you have any tips?
Its mainly the mid-high speed corners. The slow speed ones are a bit better.

What's also annoying is how it takes about 5 laps to get your tyres up to temperature in practice and qualifying. Especially if it is a 10 min qual session, i spend 8 minutes getting heat into the tyres, fighting the car for dear life to keep it on the road before I get 2 flying laps at the end!

senn
28-09-2017, 00:08
The Radical isn't a beginners car. I'd wind the AI way further back tho, personally I run them around 55-60% or the first 3-4 cars are so fast I can't catch them. Try a car with low power, it will be slow but it will let you learn the lines and braking points better. Then work your way up. Personally I would try the BMW 2002 (NOT THE STANCEWORKS!) and the Escort Road version (120hp)

blinkngone
28-09-2017, 00:10
Hey, I have only run Time Trial but try the McLaren 650S(fastest) or the Ford GT at Dubai National, you can use my setups. Sorry I mostly run GT3's but also you could run the Audi eTRon and R8 at Silverstone National. I haven't run any races or the specific cars you want but maybe you could get comfortable with the rear wheel cars I have and then move on?

Martini Da Gasalini
28-09-2017, 00:11
The Radical isn't a beginners car. I'd wind the AI way further back tho, personally I run them around 55-60% or the first 3-4 cars are so fast I can't catch them. Try a car with low power, it will be slow but it will let you learn the lines and braking points better. Then work your way up. Personally I would try the BMW 2002 (NOT THE STANCEWORKS!) and the Escort Road version (120hp)
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cjhill44
28-09-2017, 11:22
OK thanks guys, I'll maybe try and work my way up slowly then.

I remember the Sierra's being tricky on PC1 but i had that on console so can't really compare.

I'm usually around 90-105 on AI difficulty on AMS or AC but this is obviously another animal so i'll tone it down further as well.