1. Had a really good quali, was a bit surprised that I got another pole though.
    Just watched the replay, Storm_Cloud just boosted himself to first place. Because of the strategy I lost like 2.5s per stint during pitting. No chance in getting him, especially with having both eyes for like 50% in my mirrors to keep Church behind me.

    Had a great battle with him who didn’t want to let the gap be bigger than 1.5s. In the future I probably won’t slow down because it was a bit packed afterwards with Bobby and Coretex closing in. Probably easier to just take a penalty then, but I didn’t want to let it end like that.
    I went for the move outside because I could carry so much more speed and at first it looked like Church was opening the side but of course didn’t have to because he was in front. According to Charlie Whiting (aka Bobby) Church didn’t have a contact whereas from my POV I clearly touched him. In the end I misjudged the gap and didn’t want to risk a Grosjean. Even though it was a small contact, it was during accelerating and let Church spun. I was really annoyed about that because of that we came into a fight with the other two guys.

    I had some extending warnings but tried to slow down a bit or atleast go off the throttle for a bit to not take any advantage. During the 2nd pitstop I was a bit slow, accelerated for a moment and was speeding with like 1.4kmh thats why i slowed down again which forced Church to the “inside”. Weirdly enough there was also a bug where he could speed a bit. So I guess it equalized itself. So apart from the contact I guess it was a great race and a fair fight and I’m looking forward to Hungary :) Thanks for the race guys.

  2. Apart from the stadium it was three long straights with generic chicanes. Might be the gatekeeping from the older generation :D Even though in my early racing games I drove the old one I like the new Hockenheim better.

    Even Monza is more fun than the old Hockenheim. What do people like about the old one? Not meant to start a discussion about opinions though, just curious

  3. Thanks for the race. That was some intense stuff right there. The move around the outside in T2/3 and then squeezing mediums against Storm_Cloud who had a 2.5-3.5s advantage per lap.

    E: just took a look at the race graph. Speaking of psychological advantage, i was sweating seeing those lap times from S_C