Option to not sort cars by classes in multiclass races

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by LRK-racer, Nov 5, 2019.

  1. LRK-racer

    LRK-racer New Member

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    I would love to see an option to not sort cars by their classes in multiclass automatically. In the real VLN for example, the starting grid is only determined by qualy time, so sometimes GT4 and TCR cars might be mixed. Right now the game will sort different classes strictly, and that can be frustrating when you e.g. drive a GT4 car and do a faster qualy time than some TCR cars.

    At the same time, blue flags that are shown just because the car behind is from a faster class but on the same lap, should be disabled too. Because right now AI may overtake cars of a faster class, but will immediatly let the faster car pass again, creating a traffic jam behind the slowest car of the faster class.

    Also an "Overall results" screen after the race (next to the class results) would be a great addition.
     
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  2. Bindaree Racing

    Bindaree Racing Member

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    Agree with this suggestion 100%.
    I like to run gt3 and the old wtcc series together and whilst the wtcc aren't at the top of the field they do run mid to rear of the gt3 class in qualifying. Rear of the grid becomes a bit of a cluster f@#% in the race due to wtcc passing gt3 cars then immediately getting a blue flag.
    Wonder if @J-F Chardon could shed some light on the subject and if something like OP suggestion is in the pipeline.
     
  3. Feimberg

    Feimberg New Member

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    I also strongly support this idea.
     
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  4. J-F Chardon

    J-F Chardon Sector3 Producer Developer

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    If someone did not clock a qualifying time or has no predetermined starting position, would you then place that car right behind the last grid position occupied by another car of the same performance index that does have a laptime?

    Or force those to start from pitlane, maybe that makes sense?
     
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  5. Bindaree Racing

    Bindaree Racing Member

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    I would say start from pitlane as my preference.
     
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  6. LRK-racer

    LRK-racer New Member

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    A pitlane start would probably be the optimum solution, but if that’s not possible (not sure of the AI can handle that yet), I would make those cars start dead last. In VLN/RCN, cars that didn’t qualify are able to join the end of their starting group in the formation lap. Since we don’t have starting groups, the absolute last position of the grid sounds reasonable.
     
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  7. fireballr18

    fireballr18 Active Member

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    Very good idea!
     
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