This is awesome ! I wish I could write "backstage stories" like this...Despite a successful campaign with the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT3 last season the lease agreement between Raptor Race Engineering and Mercedes was unable to be renewed with both sides citing a differing of opinion on how best to develop the car.
"We had hoped that we could strike a last minute deal to continue running the car, however with the opening race this weekend, we were left with no option but to walk away." a member of the team was quoted who wished to remain unanimous.
With just days to get the car ready for the opening race at Red Bull Ring, the call was made to the teams home away from home where the squads 2021 Manufacturer Cup cars were being refreshed after a long season.
An around the clock effort to finish the disassembly of the teams GT3 car along with major repairs to the rear floor after a major component failure on the cool down lap at Tsukuba saw the car burst into flames before the back straight, and then subsequently fall off the recovery truck after the fire was extinguished when the locking straps failed.
This morning the team rolled a freshly rebuilt and re-liveried "Dia" out of the workshop to be loaded on the truck heading across The Channel to Austria for the season opener.
The team also completed the conversion of the teams GT4 car "Maki" which will debut at the World GT Challenge Super Sprint held at Sardegna.
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I'm always amazed when I see livery like this. I don't have enough imagination but I don't want to steal from real life liveries (except Viper liveries ).Cheers. I was really happy with how the car turned out when I first created the livery for the Mitsubishi v Subaru 300km at Fuji last year. This version is a slight edit of that design with a few different sponsor logos and re-positioning of decals to make space for the door number board.
Below is the original design from that race.
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Yeah the Viper liveries from the 1998/99 car is iconic.I'm always amazed when I see livery like this. I don't have enough imagination but I don't want to steal from real life liveries (except Viper liveries ).
Me: after 1-2 hours Done!
My girlfriend: It's the same as last time... with a different base/stripe color...
Pretty impressive mate. Glad your doing well 👍😀RBR was a good track for my return.. only came off a few times... those two corners always give me a hard time! My fastest lap was only 3s off and I only picked up the controller for the first time last night since Aprill.
You would have gotten a real good look as I was drifting towards you when you lapped me. For a brief moment @paoloevans messed up and just after he lapped me I unlapped myself. It was a glorious moment !
Lol a few? It's very clunky! The colour palette is kinda clunky. I couldn't match the colour for some things with editor, so I create colour tiles with inkscape , save them and upload them, then paste them as a decal and resize to suite.I love the GTS livery editor but it has a few clunky parts.
You're lucky. I can't get any of the images I want to use down to the size and format required for them to work in game.Lol a few? It's very clunky! The colour palette is kinda clunky. I couldn't match the colour for some things with editor, so I create colour tiles with inkscape , save them and upload them, then paste them as a decal and resize to suite.
The 15k limit is very limiting. For some of the decals I've had to spend time removing excess data points and even then things still too large. Then you have to set up a multi-file decal and leave the odd line or curve in two of them so you can register the layers. The decal for my avatar is like that. Many anime decals are also like that which is why I was able to garner a collection of body parts for my creepy manga bomb liveries. I have a few vehicles where the livery is plastered with eyes.You're lucky. I can't get any of the images I want to use down to the size and format required for them to work in game.
This was my lucky track . The rest of the season won't be this close.@Kuraudo you had a good race. I was surprised you were able to stay with me and @paoloevans as long as you did.
But I think we all saw evidence last season of your improvement, so it's only a matter of time before you start to regularly challenge us.
As for your question on the livery editor. Most of the decals I use are from other players