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NZrFL 58: Battle of Japan

Posted: Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:04 am
by Obsc3ne
After the success that was the Cortina Cup we thought we'd move ahead in technology......slightly. The battle of Japan puts 2 giants of the motoring world head to head. Nissan vs Toyota. Who will you take in this battle for the ages.

This league once again looks to be a lot of fun, 2 evenly matched cars that can rub paint without issue, the rev limit is when you reach valve bounce and keeping it straight and tidy is approximately 15 degrees of over-steer.

A wide Variety of Japanese tracks, with the tight and twisty Knutstorp Ring (Sweden) finishing off the league after a KSR member suggested it for use.

Mod Download: Nissan Skyline 2000GTR and Toyota Celica TA22

[11/08] - Official Practice
[18/08] - Round 1 - Okayama
[25/08] - Round 2 - Autopolis
[01/09] - Round 3 - Suzuka - East Short
[08/09] - Round 4 - Tsukuba
[15/09] - Round 5 - Knutstorp Ring

For those unfamiliar with installing non-steam workshop tracks, instructions are below:

1: Download the file from above, and save it into your rFactor 2 Packages folder - this can be found by right clicking rFactor 2 in Steam, going to properties, local files, browse local files.
2: Launch rFactor 2.
3: On rFactor 2 Launcher screen, click on the box icon (second icon on the left).
4: Scroll down the list until you find the track name or filter by uninstalled.
5: Click on the track name, then click on install at the bottom.
6: Repeat Step 4 & 5 for each track.
7: Done!

Race Night Schedule:
[20:00] - Official Practice
[20:55] - Drivers Briefing + Grids Drawn
[21:00] - Racing Commences

All Times are in NZT

Race Night Format:
4 x 12 Minute heats, drawn by kart/speedway heat format (everyone gets a front/mid/back grid)

Race Settings and Rules: (TBA)
Flag Rules - Black Only
Damage - 40%
Fuel usage - 1X
Tire Usage - 1X
Mechanical Failures - Normal
Practice Time - 60 Minutes
Race Length - 15 Minutes
Type of Start - Standing

Driving Aids:
Traction Control - 0
Anti Lock Brakes - 0
Auto Clutch - Yes
Driving View - Open

Crossing The Finish Line:
Please refrain from post-race chat and celebrations ("congratulations", burnouts etc.) until after all competitors have crossed the line.

Races will feature a 50% race completion threshold in order to qualify for the finishing bonus.
Races will also feature a crossing the line bonus if you complete the race.

Championship Standings
Password: wahwahwah

Custom Skins:
I do know that custom skins are popular, but we've had some issues running them previously. So we won't be running them in this league.

Re: NZrFL 58: Battle of Japan

Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:14 pm
by Obsc3ne
Practice Night tonight :crash:

Re: NZrFL 58: Battle of Japan

Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2020 1:07 pm
by kerryland
I freak'n hate the clutches in these things.

Re: NZrFL 58: Battle of Japan

Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2020 7:50 pm
by Erik
The clutches are crap, the brakes on the Celica are terrible (the Skyline doesn't have any) and both steer like a dead fish. O_o

No idea how you guys are setting those lap times! 8o

Re: NZrFL 58: Battle of Japan

Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2020 10:11 am
by Obsc3ne

Re: NZrFL 58: Battle of Japan

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:18 am
by Obsc3ne
Thanks for the racing everyone.

Congrats on Viking on the series win.

MMJ on superb pace, and Aaron on consistency to get 3rd in the series.