Blyton Park Sprint - 8th Sept

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Re: Blyton Park Sprint - 8th Sept

Postby kirmodawn1 » Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:31 pm

Well done Jeff. You've got to be very pleased with that after quite a bit of development time and some frustrating setbacks. Hopefully the beginning of a prolonged period of being competitive.

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Re: Blyton Park Sprint - 8th Sept

Postby jeffw » Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:09 pm

Hopefully

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Re: Blyton Park Sprint - 8th Sept

Postby greenwoo » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:15 am

Nice one!

I realise that eventually you get to know/do the same circuits, but how do you figure out braking points etc.
ie/ if someone does a track day they get umpteen goes at trying to find the balance of braking/gear/speed etc for any/all corners. Presumably in sprinting there's 10 goes ( or whatever the exact number) to get it right...bit like an F1 qualy, but those guys get to practice on a SIM.....

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Re: Blyton Park Sprint - 8th Sept

Postby jeffw » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:44 pm

It is all guess work really, you also have cold tyre/brakes to cope with. On Sunday I got 5 runs.
P1 66.27
P2 63.79
T1 61.45
T2 69.45 (inlet leak, backed out of it)
T3 59.85

I've never been under 62 secs on this course. Average speed was 85.96MPH and 122MPH through the speed trap. The next fastest through the speed trap was 111MPH.

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Re: Blyton Park Sprint - 8th Sept

Postby jeffw » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:46 pm

Still 2-3 secs left on the table, just need to commit more on certain corners.

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Re: Blyton Park Sprint - 8th Sept

Postby greenwoo » Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:19 am

I suppose if you have a data logger you can review after each run and maybe glean some insight....but interesting that essentially its educated guesswork.

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Re: Blyton Park Sprint - 8th Sept

Postby jeffw » Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:16 pm

It comes down to experience and how brave you feel.

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Re: Blyton Park Sprint - 8th Sept

Postby andyf » Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:00 pm

It's a bit like rallying, you have to drive it on site with no chance to practice beforehand
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Re: Blyton Park Sprint - 8th Sept

Postby Rexholme » Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:18 pm

So much for f1 being the pinnacle of motorsport - too much practice!

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Re: Blyton Park Sprint - 8th Sept

Postby jeffw » Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:17 am

Data overlay version of the video. Just having a play with Race Render

https://youtu.be/pu5t4A15tlk


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