GT Sport's FIA Manufacturer Series Final 16 Revealed

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  1. GTPNewsWire

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    Lamborghini has great Gr.3/4 cars. Unfortunately, people are scared of the Gr.3. I wish Quebec residents had been eligible so I could’ve been able to give it a shot.
     
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    I’m racing Lamborghini in the off season now, dont really think it needs that much of a BOP boost if any, its biggest issue is tyre wear.
     
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    Good I hope that darn annoying browser pop-up is gone now each time I start up the game. :banghead:
     
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  5. klondike

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    I hope they will make it more easy to understand who of the drivers has qualified for the next event.

    I enjoyed watching the races and maybe I am a bit slow.

    But still I am not really sure who has qualified for the next event.
     
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    The bottom four brands should gain a spare Gr.3 to alleviate their hindering Gr.3 cars in the series. Their Gr.4s are usually top tier but it's their only carry in the points. Audi could go back a generation on the R8 LMS, PD has the Bilstein LMS from GT6 just raring to be ported over. The rest however will need a brand new model designed to support them next year.
     
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    BoP is all that they need
     
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    Is it though? They have been buffed by BoP many times before but it has stopped them from being stable vehicles to drive. Plus the Peugeot VGT Gr.3 is only used for top-speed circuits. That needs a nerf in this week's Daily Race C.
     
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    Gr4 BoP needs a 500 page novel of changes to get that right, but Gr3 probably just the Audi and Alfa need a little help. In the right hands McLaren and Lambo are just as good as Ferrari and Honda (also MR).

    Alfa was my 2nd choice for example but I was put off by the lack of top tier Asian drivers. That's what ultimately let a lot of the lower manufacturers down, I think only Audi and Lamborghini didn't have a driver in any Top 24 race across all 3 regions.
     
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    Gr. 4 and Gr. 1 are broken on so many levels BoP isn't enough :lol:
    I was only talking about Gr. 3 BoP, which as you said needs only a few more tweaks here and there
    The Audi is just an unpopular car. I use it whenever I can and it's around the same ballpark as my Lexus in terms of laptimes. Lambo and Ferrari are fast but hard to control, and Aston Martin is an above average straight line monster. I think the ones that need a buff the most are McLaren and Alfa, but maybe just by increments
     
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    I dunno, the Gr. 3 was a real tough drive before the tire physics update, I think it got hampered in the first half of the season... though I don’t know what top performers were pulling during that time. The update made it plenty more usable, but the damage may have already been done, points-wise.
     
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    Here is my take on the lamborghinis. The gr3 version did suffer badly with tire wear in my experience on the manufacturer races in seasons 1 and 2 even with traction control on 3 or 4. Considering that i didnt participate in season 3 due to residency in a certain us state and work commitments, i wasnt shocked that it did not made the final 16 cut. However, the gr4 version was almost perfect for my driving style. Mid-engine layout with awd and a 7 speed gearbox was just too good to pass on. Not to mention i was able to regularly win the vast majority of the gr4 manufacturer races in both seasons that i did participate in. FYI, in season 2, i was in the top 10 of all lambo drivers in the americas region. So its not a matter of speed its just too hard to control once you mess up in the gr3 version.
     
  13. Azerach

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    BoP is more than just engine power and vehicle weight. The default setup could be adjusted to allow for a very different feel for the cars.
     
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    I’m up to a second off the leaderboards which is comparable to the one make daily sport mode races, with a bop increase I would expect to be closer, and whilst in the past few weeks Ive experienced a little pace improvement BOP wise I’m not convinced they are lacking.

    However tyre wear is something awful, I accept the nature of the car dictates that it will have worse, but its so much worse that a spin, which so far Ive been fortunate to avoid in the races, can take a whole laps life off the tyres, so racing a lambo is easy, just wait behind for the tyres to “fall of the cliff” because they surely will.
     
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  15. mullercj

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    I agree this needs to be looked at to help drive-ability of the cars, BOP is just power to weight I don`t see why they lock of set-ups
     
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