2014 GT Academy- My run to a top 30,000 finish.

#21KaZoooPosted 4/21/2014 12:06:16 PM
gt5gmefqstrader posted...
That's crazy..... you might be the fastest DS3 user in the US.


I only looked at a few times. Forgot to check if there were any faster US times but surely saw some world times that were faster on a DS3. Not to be "that guy" but the first curve and hairpin could've been done better so I can imagine someone doing better.

The steering resolution of the DS3 seems to be really lacking. I'm looking for some "in between" level of steering input but I usually get too much or too little of an input. There's pivoting where I would rather try to be smooth and it's hard to stay consistent compared to GT5 imo. Top overall rank can exit so much more cleanly than I can.
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#22gt5gmefqstraderPosted 4/21/2014 12:15:07 PM
KaZooo posted...
I only looked at a few times. Forgot to check if there were any faster US times but surely saw some world times that were faster on a DS3.

Well according to this [http://www.kudosprime.com/gt6/rankings.php?sec=8&board=1], there's only one person in the top 250 from the US using a DS3 (zALCe_7_TME_4 in 131st). So there's a good chance you're in the top 5.
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#23kvuo75Posted 4/22/2014 5:57:27 AM
damn you guys are good.. it took me half hour to finally get <1:05.5... which like the OP mentions in the topic title, should be good for top 30k in the end :)
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#24Prodrivertn(Topic Creator)Posted 4/22/2014 7:25:58 AM
Grrrrrrrrrrr. 105.640. 22,456th. I cannot carry enough speed through turn 1 to stay on pace. Not to mention I can't stay off the grass on turn 3 or keep from hitting the cones if I try to stay left. F it. Rage Quit.
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#25boxster233Posted 4/22/2014 8:27:11 AM
I got up to 12,100 last night. I'm not sure where I'm at now. It seems that trailbraking and also pushing on brake and throttle is key on this track's turns.
#26OhHeyltsYouPosted 4/22/2014 12:23:25 PM(edited)
One of the guys on my friends list is sitting at 1:04.521 while using the directional buttons. I attempted it and I don't know how he does it.

I got a 1:04.555 after 3-4 laps. Will try and chip away at it throughout the week.

I'm a DS3 user too, so if you guys wanna compare times, my PSN is NaturaiBorn.
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#27gt5gmefqstraderPosted 4/22/2014 3:21:35 PM
Bumped my time up by a little over a tenth, in the 6,000s and I can't say I'm really bothered to do any better this round.

Kudos to KaZooo and OhHeyltsYou who is now in the low 1:04s.
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#28Prodrivertn(Topic Creator)Posted 4/22/2014 3:57:06 PM
Nitro, are you braking at all in turn one or just feathering the throttle to stay in the edge if grip?
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#29OhHeyltsYouPosted 4/22/2014 4:16:11 PM(edited)
Well... I somehow managed a 1:04.105 despite messing up during those two high speed 70ish mph corners before the final one. Didn't go far enough inside on the first one, and went too far inside on the second one. Then took the final corner using a line I didn't want to take.

I've been consistently in the .200 range, but I can't get back into the .100s if my life depended on it.
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#30gt5gmefqstraderPosted 4/22/2014 6:18:20 PM(edited)
Prodrivertn posted...
Nitro, are you braking at all in turn one or just feathering the throttle to stay in the edge if grip?

Um.... yes. =P

It's hard to explain. Before entry I give the brakes a quick pump, then simultaneously turn-in after I release the brakes. After that I pretty much just feather the brakes, throttle, and steering in order to maintain enough oversteer to nail the apex at a high speed, but not overdo it and lose time/ end up in the gravel.

That probably didn't help at all. =P

EDIT: On my most recent run I did something totally different, but the result was pretty much the same.
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