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Simulating The 24 Hrs & 12 Hrs Races Of Endurance


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#21 davef

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Posted Jun 21 2015 - 11:51 AM

Hi Greg :)

It's from Excel2007 but should work with newer versions hopefully. There are 4 tabs at the
bottom for selecting Daytona, Sebring, Le Mans, and Reims. I aim to get some sky horizon's for dusk/dawn
worked out for the other races besides Le Mans, so you'll notice I've made those options available for tabulating, but
everyone may feel free to modify it to your own preference. Just add your own player's name at the bottom of
the drivers listing. :wave:

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Edited by davef, Jun 21 2015 - 02:30 PM.


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Posted Jun 22 2015 - 01:27 PM

Thank you, Dave.  I'll certainly have fun perusing this!!

#23 davef

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Posted Jun 23 2015 - 10:16 PM

Per the Realism Police, make sure all your track ini's of your bsarthe & nbsarthe track folders for the 2
Le Mans tracks for the 24 hour races have this for your pitboard location:

pit_board= -7.0 7990.0  -100.0 100.0

This is the historically correct location for receiving signals from the race team via pitboard. It was
moved to the exit of the Mulsanne Corner following the tragic 1955 accident. A contributing factor
to the awful tragedy was the fact that cars would brake suddenly to make their pitbox after receiving
the signal to pit. Starting in 1956 the signal location was moved to the Mulsanne Corner.
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Edited by davef, Jun 24 2015 - 06:31 AM.


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Posted Jun 23 2015 - 10:59 PM

Hmmmmm.... shouldn't the signalling pits be on the right-hand side of the track as per your second photo?  You have 6.5 8010.0, which places it on the left-hand side.  I use: -7.0 7940.0

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Edited by gliebzeit, Jun 24 2015 - 06:32 AM.


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Posted Jun 24 2015 - 06:30 AM

View Postgliebzeit, on Jun 23 2015 - 10:59 PM, said:

Hmmmmm.... shouldn't the signalling pits be on the right-hand side of the track as per your second photo?  You have 6.5 8010.0, which places it on the left-hand side.  I use: -7.0 7990.0

:)

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Yes ! Thank you Greg, even better !

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Posted Jun 24 2015 - 09:47 PM

Early morning or dusk sky option for 24 Hrs. of Daytona :

[fog]
type=1
density=1.5
fog_r=50
fog_g=50
fog_b=50

This softens the sky and gives a slight pink glow to some clouds while leaving the horizon over the main
grandstand darker.
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Or for a darker option :

[fog]
type=1
density=2.0
fog_r=0
fog_g=0
fog_b=0

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For me I will make a subfolder in my track folder to hold these settings for use in simulating the
transformation from day to full darkness. :)

Edited by davef, Jun 24 2015 - 09:56 PM.


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Posted Jun 25 2015 - 09:23 AM

Very mice, Dave.  As a resident of Florida... I must say, you've got it looking really good!

Edited by gliebzeit, Jun 25 2015 - 09:23 AM.


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Posted Jun 25 2015 - 12:50 PM

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Posted Jun 26 2015 - 02:30 PM

Hi guys, post #23 and #24 have slightly different values for the pit_board, which one is correct ?

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Posted Jun 26 2015 - 06:39 PM

View PostBrian Speake, on Jun 26 2015 - 02:30 PM, said:

Hi guys, post #23 and #24 have slightly different values for the pit_board, which one is correct ?

Hmmmm. That's strange, I could have swore I copied & pasted Greg's values over my original post which was on the wrong side of the track.
Well I can tell you that with the setting in post  #23 the pitboard appears just as you round the Mulsanne Corner and is displayed to near the end of the signalling area on the right hand side. Maybe Greg can drop by & give us his take on it. :)
Edit - Oh I see Greg edited his post at #24 one minute after I edited mine at #23. :friends:

Edited by davef, Jun 26 2015 - 06:49 PM.


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Posted Jun 27 2015 - 08:55 AM

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