Formula E to Run a Reverse Direction Circuit Race

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  1. GTPNewsWire

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  2. evldave333

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    They should have done this at Austria and Silverstone with the back to back F1 races too. Quite like Maggots / Becketts in reverse...
     
  3. Famine

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    Then you arrive at Copse at 204mph and the runoff is basically a tarmac strip the width of a car park at a Sainsbury's Local.
     
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    Yeah add in some "British Summer" weather to the mix and it would be wreckfest, thinking about it turn 2 reversed at Spielberg would be the same like an Austrian wall of champions... scratch that idea lol
     
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    ...so my F1 rallycross idea @ Silverstone is on? :eek:
     
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    Try it in games and you'll see all the challenge disappears. Chapel is flat out into the first big corner which is a tricky braking points - but not an overtaking spot at all. The rest of the three apexes are easy flat acceleration zones. Woodcote into Luffield is the only part of the circuit that is improved by going in a reverse direction, all the rest of the circuit doesn't work for racing or driving at all in reverse.
     
  7. MatskiMonk

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    At this point the low bar was set at at the ExCeL track, pretty much anything is better.
     
  8. evldave333

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    I enjoy the circuits backwards (mainly because its fresh), I do agree they're sub optimal too.