How to prepare for an event

  • Do longer stints with your setup you are going to user for race
    • check how it affects tyre wear & temperature, fuel consumption
    • plan your fuel/tyre strategy
  • Check your attitude
    • Don’t push and rush like in sprint races, speed has no value if you lack patience
    • Respect other racers, don’t ram even when you are faster than other
    • Participation is more important than victory
    • Don’t take it too seriously. Let’s enjoy the challenge and have fun.
  • Understand the atmosphere of the track. Its easy to do errors. Consistent, accurate driving leads to good results. Instead to trying overtake in difficult place, rather just wait opponent does error. Qualification and good start position matters a lot!
  • Understand what Blue Flag means and have a thought how you would behave in blue flag situation
  • Practice doing pitstop, you may need to pit even you did not planned it
    • Finding pit slot and stopping there successfully (easier in F -mode)
    • Find out how much time it takes to refuel, change tyres, fixing damages
    • study how F12 view works and how you can modify it while driving (fuel, tyres, damage fixes…etc etc.)
  • Some hints to survive Blackwood Industrial tracks
    • don’t eat curbs too hungry
    • drive corners as smooth as possible
    • brake in time
    • lift gas on gear changes to save your clutch
    • be patient and wait for your opponents errors
    • tune your suspension setup in a way the car doesn’t flip too easily
  • Have a look to LFS setup guides if they are new to you