New Jeddah circuit

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A fast circuit with close barriers: why do I have the feeling this isn't the safest of ideas?

Also, I can guarantee right now we'll see zero overtakes there.

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It's actually quite a big circuit, and the straights are very long even though they don't look it on the track map.
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SiLo wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 9:55 pm
https://i.redd.it/z7pwecs0hwn61.jpg

It's actually quite a big circuit, and the straights are very long even though they don't look it on the track map.
Yes, it’s covering a huge area and that wasn’t obvious initially.

It looks exhausting to drive and it’s very different to the stop go long straight to hairpin circuits that have been popular for the last 20 years.

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SiLo wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 9:55 pm
https://i.redd.it/z7pwecs0hwn61.jpg

It's actually quite a big circuit, and the straights are very long even though they don't look it on the track map.
It's the relationship between corners and straights, specifically fast and slow corners, that determines whether a circuit helps overtaking. The length of straights has little to do with overtaking ability unless the corner before and after the straight are the right type. And then the corners before the corner before the straight determines whether the cars can get close enough to make use of the straight.

Having several fast corners before a straight currently makes overtaking nigh on impossible. This circuit has that feature.
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DiogoBrand wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 12:18 pm
A fast circuit with close barriers: why do I have the feeling this isn't the safest of ideas?
the cgi rendering tells a different story.

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MKlaus wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 3:19 am
DiogoBrand wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 12:18 pm
A fast circuit with close barriers: why do I have the feeling this isn't the safest of ideas?
the cgi rendering tells a different story.

https://cdn-wp.thesportsrush.com/2021/0 ... mbnail.jpg

https://e2.365dm.com/21/03/2048x1152/sk ... 309217.jpg


https://cdn.motorlat.com/administrator/ ... ed-v48.jpg
I don't see anything different.

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LM10 wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:17 am
MKlaus wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 3:19 am
DiogoBrand wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 12:18 pm
A fast circuit with close barriers: why do I have the feeling this isn't the safest of ideas?
the cgi rendering tells a different story.

https://cdn-wp.thesportsrush.com/2021/0 ... mbnail.jpg

https://e2.365dm.com/21/03/2048x1152/sk ... 309217.jpg


https://cdn.motorlat.com/administrator/ ... ed-v48.jpg
I don't see anything different.
there are no close barriers like the simulated video from f1 had been posted. the renderings look more like a traditional racing circuit with run off areas, albeit fast and different in layout. i remember baku was dismissed with similar disdain even before a car was raced there. it wouldn't be wise to have those opinions even before a race is held.
on another note, i would take this fast street circuit layout anyday compared to a australia, monaco or a singapore borefest where a race is won mostly on saturdays.

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MKlaus wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:31 am
LM10 wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:17 am
I don't see anything different.
there are no close barriers like the simulated video from f1 had been posted. the renderings look more like a traditional racing circuit with run off areas, albeit fast and different in layout. i remember baku was dismissed with similar disdain even before a car was raced there. it wouldn't be wise to have those opinions even before a race is held.
on another note, i would take this fast street circuit layout anyday compared to a australia, monaco or a singapore borefest where a race is won mostly on saturdays.
I'm getting a Canadaesque vibe from the cgis. Kinda exciting 🤔
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With the waterfront location I get the impression it would look more visually exciting in the daytime than at night.

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MKlaus wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 3:19 am
DiogoBrand wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 12:18 pm
A fast circuit with close barriers: why do I have the feeling this isn't the safest of ideas?
the cgi rendering tells a different story.

https://cdn-wp.thesportsrush.com/2021/0 ... mbnail.jpg

https://e2.365dm.com/21/03/2048x1152/sk ... 309217.jpg


https://cdn.motorlat.com/administrator/ ... ed-v48.jpg
Oh this looks fantastic. I'm thinking of Baku or this race to visit this year.

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nzjrs wrote:
Tue Mar 23, 2021 3:01 pm
MKlaus wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 3:19 am
DiogoBrand wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 12:18 pm
A fast circuit with close barriers: why do I have the feeling this isn't the safest of ideas?
the cgi rendering tells a different story.

https://cdn-wp.thesportsrush.com/2021/0 ... mbnail.jpg

https://e2.365dm.com/21/03/2048x1152/sk ... 309217.jpg


https://cdn.motorlat.com/administrator/ ... ed-v48.jpg
Oh this looks fantastic. I'm thinking of Baku or this race to visit this year.
I'd vote for Baku, f**k Jeddah. 21 race calendar.

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So how many people have driven the virtual version? Don't knock it until you try it, I haven't yet.
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YEAH! MORE GARBAGE F1 CIRCUITS!

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MKlaus wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:31 am
LM10 wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:17 am
I don't see anything different.
there are no close barriers like the simulated video from f1 had been posted. the renderings look more like a traditional racing circuit with run off areas, albeit fast and different in layout. i remember baku was dismissed with similar disdain even before a car was raced there. it wouldn't be wise to have those opinions even before a race is held.
on another note, i would take this fast street circuit layout anyday compared to a australia, monaco or a singapore borefest where a race is won mostly on saturdays.
All three pictures show the same spot. The simulated video does show those run-off areas as well. The close barriers are there on the cgi rendering too, exactly like in the video.

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LM10 wrote:
Tue Mar 23, 2021 8:03 pm
MKlaus wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:31 am
LM10 wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:17 am
I don't see anything different.
there are no close barriers like the simulated video from f1 had been posted. the renderings look more like a traditional racing circuit with run off areas, albeit fast and different in layout. i remember baku was dismissed with similar disdain even before a car was raced there. it wouldn't be wise to have those opinions even before a race is held.
on another note, i would take this fast street circuit layout anyday compared to a australia, monaco or a singapore borefest where a race is won mostly on saturdays.
All three pictures show the same spot. The simulated video does show those run-off areas as well. The close barriers are there on the cgi rendering too, exactly like in the video.
Why are close barriers a problem? They are a feature of every street race.