2021 Spanish Grand Prix - Catalunya, May 07 - 09

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dans79 wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 5:10 pm
radosav wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 4:34 pm
are there track limits at this track?
Nothing has been released officially yet, but when it is you will be able to find it here.

https://www.fia.com/events/fia-formula- ... nformation
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Wouter wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 5:05 pm
radosav wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 4:34 pm
are there track limits at this track?

Ssssssssstttt! :)
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radosav wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 4:34 pm
are there track limits at this track?
Yes, but some will change during the weekend. And some drivers won't know what rules apply and when they apply. :lol:
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radosav wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 4:34 pm
are there track limits at this track?
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Seems like they are going for the "try me MFer" approach here.

Also T10 went back to it's og shape =D>
Now we just need to get rid of the final chicane.

The "New" T10
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Sevach wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 5:39 pm
Seems like they are going for the "try me MFer" approach here.
Yea, you screw up the exit of turn 7 and hit those with your right side tires, good chance you end up in the barrier on the outside of turn 8. If you straddle them, you can say bye-bye to the floor.
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LMAO, I nearly spit my drink all over my keyboard.

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Sevach wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 5:39 pm
Seems like they are going for the "try me MFer" approach here.
They should put a nice slippery coat of wax on those yellow curbs too.

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dans79 wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 5:58 pm
LMAO, I nearly spit my drink all over my keyboard.

:lol:

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It's not entirely the OG shape, almost identical but moved back to where the newer layout was to allow a larger run off or something, hard to judge from non aerial pics - but the actual OG layout is gone for good.

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Overlayed google maps with the suggested layout some time ago
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Baulz wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 6:02 pm
Sevach wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 5:39 pm
Seems like they are going for the "try me MFer" approach here.
They should put a nice slippery coat of wax on those yellow curbs too.
It's amazing that F1 has been reduced to painted lines and everyone complaining about who stepped over the line! This is the stuff of a lesser formula to worry about.

F1 should have grass right up to the curb and then the track is self-governing, just as it always used to be.

Sure you can go over the curb if you want, but you'll probably spin if you do, or lose time, and muck up the soft rubber on your tires with dirt and grass, etc.

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dans79 wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 5:47 pm
Sevach wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 5:39 pm
Seems like they are going for the "try me MFer" approach here.
Yea, you screw up the exit of turn 7 and hit those with your right side tires, good chance you end up in the barrier on the outside of turn 8. If you straddle them, you can say bye-bye to the floor.
Sweet! Sounds very self-policing!

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Ringleheim wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 7:02 pm
F1 should have grass right up to the curb and then the track is self-governing, just as it always used to be.

Sure you can go over the curb if you want, but you'll probably spin if you do, or lose time, and muck up the soft rubber on your tires with dirt and grass, etc.
F1 tracks are all general purpose now, so what worked in the past won't always work now. Not to mention safety is a much more important talking point than it used to be.

For example what were they thinking with catch fencing.
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dans79 wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 7:50 pm
Ringleheim wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 7:02 pm
F1 should have grass right up to the curb and then the track is self-governing, just as it always used to be.

Sure you can go over the curb if you want, but you'll probably spin if you do, or lose time, and muck up the soft rubber on your tires with dirt and grass, etc.
F1 tracks are all general purpose now, so what worked in the past won't always work now. Not to mention safety is a much more important talking point than it used to be.

For example what were they thinking with catch fencing.
F1 uses Safer-Barrier now like Indy and NASCAR, right? I know there are still some tyre walls out there tho...

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Zynerji wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 8:10 pm
F1 uses Safer-Barrier now like Indy and NASCAR, right? I know there are still some tyre walls out there tho...
that assumes they actually come into play though. For Example this is because of a sausage curb.
Peroni had a concussion, and fractured vertebra, that caused him to miss the rest of the season.
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Yeah this one in Monza was terrible, on a spot most cars are full throttle and you could hit it head on rather than sideways.

Ps:That Rosberg video lol.