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#31 NST

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Posted Apr 16 2007 - 10:53 AM

http://ahvenistonfan.../Varikko78.html


So they should be placed over ....................? There :blink:

Edited by NST, Apr 16 2007 - 10:55 AM.


#32 PaulWright

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Posted Apr 16 2007 - 06:33 PM

Sergio thanks you for all your great work over the years, this track is awsome.

Maybee I have been away to long but those Chaparral's and Ferrari's are they available any were for download?

Thanks for all your hard work and time on your many addon for GPL the best sim ever!!!!!!!!!!

Paul Wright

Edited by Paul Wright, Apr 16 2007 - 06:34 PM.


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Posted Apr 17 2007 - 02:03 AM

View Postrachet1, on Apr 13 2007, 12:33 PM, said:

obw: did I see the 67 sports cars in those track shots????? :eye:

View PostPaul Wright, on Apr 17 2007, 01:33 AM, said:

Maybee I have been away to long but those Chaparral's and Ferrari's are they available any were for download?
Not for quite a while yet but you could call it a taster of what is to come from Rory.


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Posted May 05 2007 - 09:46 PM

How do you get the GT40 (I think?) car set, I got all the rest. Top Track :)

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Posted May 06 2007 - 04:30 AM

View PostBubba, on May 6 2007, 04:46 AM, said:

How do you get the GT40 (I think?) car set, I got all the rest.

:huh: :confused: If you have the rest, then you'd already have the GT40............

Anyway, the only one of the sports cars that has been released to the public is the GT40 and you can find it in the Car Addon forum.  ;)



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#36 Claudio Pablo Navonne

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Posted May 13 2007 - 05:42 AM

:clap2: Congrats Sergio.
Thanks :thumbup:

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Posted Apr 25 2010 - 02:25 AM

This track has always given me trouble when it comes to frame rate. With my Pentium 3 and Voodoo card,it was really a no go. This update was tested on an Athlon 1.8 Mhz and GeForce Ti-4200 video card. There is definite improvement as to overall frame rate and for me this is worthwhile but nowhere near optimum. For someone with a higher spec rig this little Voodoo fix might make a significant difference. 3 or 4 places around the track I'm still getting stuttering and a frame rate hit but against the A-I it is still raceable.

When resizing 2 tree rows I could not eliminate the invisible color from the mips no matter what I tried so they have been replaced with what I think are a couple of nice looking tree row mips.

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#38 Peter Dron

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Posted Dec 27 2010 - 11:14 AM

From memory, I think you have captured the feeling of this place perfectly and I would say that the elevation changes are probably as accurate as one gets in GPL. I visited the circuit some time in the late 1980s, during the press launch of a new Saab. We were given a briefing about the circuit and then eight cars set off behind an instructor for a couple of laps at modest speeds. This was useful to learn the line. Then the instructor peeled off into the pits and we were off. I happened to be in the lead car.

The first bend that required really hard braking from our relatively slow start past the pits was Turn 7, that vicious downhill lefthander, with a rockface on the right and Armco on the left. I braked hard, at a point I had noted during the 'warmup' and expected to feel the pedal pulsing. It did not. Instead,the brakes locked. By the time my brain figured out what was happening, the car was completely sideways on the slightly damp surface. "What the **** are you doing?" asked an outraged voice from the passenger seat. "No ABS!" I shouted back.

The cars that we had driven to the circuit had ABS but it had been disconnected on the circuit cars. This had not been mentioned during the briefing! Somehow, I managed to avoid a huge accident. I did half a dozen laps and then pulled into the pits for my driving partner to have a go. I could not stop laughing when he spun at Turn 7 on his first lap.

I did quite a few more laps that day and I remember Ahvenisto as a fun track, if rather spooky - not one of the more accommodating circuits on which to crash, I should think.

Thank you for your excellent work.


[Edit] Why does it say "Jackie Ickx" on the left of this post?

Edited by Peter Dron, Dec 27 2010 - 11:18 AM.


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Posted Dec 27 2010 - 11:59 AM

View PostPeter Dron, on Dec 27 2010 - 11:14 AM, said:

[Edit] Why does it say "Jackie Ickx" on the left of this post?

that's just a custom "rank" attributed to the number of posts. say you add another 50 posts to your tally, there will be something like denny hulme or someone else. i think it is slightly related to the drivers of the 1967 season, maybe even to their results in the championship. at some point i think you can change that to anything you like, like i did with the "ultra highres junkie" :)

also cool story related to the track. i could picture you bursting into laughter on your mate spinning. i'd proabably tried for a mock accent of his and the same line he used before on you :D

#40 Stefan Roess

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Posted Nov 13 2011 - 04:09 PM

View PostPaul Wright, on Apr 16 2007 - 06:33 PM, said:

Sergio thanks you for all your great work over the years, this track is awsome.

Maybee I have been away to long but those Chaparral's and Ferrari's are they available any were for download?

Thanks for all your hard work and time on your many addon for GPL the best sim ever!!!!!!!!!!

Paul Wright

Well, some years later it is released :D

Grand Prix Legends: 1967 World Sportscars Mod
http://www.sportscarlegends.net/

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#41 M Needforspeed

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Posted Nov 13 2011 - 08:16 PM

View PostPaul Wright, on Apr 16 2007 - 06:33 PM, said:

Sergio thanks you for all your great work over the years, this track is awsome.

Maybee I have been away to long but those Chaparral's and Ferrari's are they available any were for download?

Thanks for all your hard work and time on your many addon for GPL the best sim ever!!!!!!!!!!

Paul Wright

  and you are on that long list of names

  http://srmz.net/inde...indpost&p=68637

Edited by M Needforspeed, Nov 13 2011 - 08:16 PM.


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Posted Feb 03 2012 - 09:21 AM

Wow, what a cool and nice looking track! :hat-tip: It's fun to drive.

Thanks a lot!




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