Multiplayer League Hoppers
January 17 through January 24
Use this thread to share tips, car suggestions, and experiences.
League leaderboards are ordered by points which accumulate from all your played sessions during the week.
Points per race = finish position inverted + bonus for finishing higher than players with a higher skill rating. See the League Info thread for explanation about skill rating and Division placement. Credit payouts for each division are awarded based on the leaderboard after the League has reached its end date.
See ManteoMax.com or KudosPrime.com or this thread for a list of cars by Division. Unless otherwise specified, Leagues use Damage=Cosmetic, Collisions=On, Tuning=Allowed, Upgrades=Allowed to the maximum of the specific class restriction.
Special: Players in the top 50% of each division in this league will be gifted a unicorn car, the 1971 Ferrari 312 P, on or after January 22. This offer repeats weekly through January. See Week in Review and discussion thread. Vintage Touring League
Dates: January 17 through January 24
Car Class: C (max PI 500) (no cars will show in the Buy Cars menu because they are all E and D stock)
Any stock or upgraded car in S class is eligible.
Vintage Touring Division
This League restriction is Class must be C. Cars must be currently configured to meet the lobby restriction to appear as available options. Since all the Vintage Touring cars are E or D class, they won’t show up for an C class event unless you own the car and have upgraded it.
S class FWD? Ouch. That needs something this game doesn’t have. An E-diff. A plain mechanical diff would never be able to handle all that power. You need a diff that knows to run the outside tire faster than the inside.
I’ve been working on tunes for some of the Vintage Touring cars and took my grip-tuned Ferrari 500 Mondial to a C-class hopper. Only got to race it on Brands Hatch (rain) and Catalunya, but it was a fun ride as that car seems to have a very nice balance between grip and power. Looking forward to pitching it against other cars in the league when I have more time for racing.
It’s a shame there aren’t more participants in the Vintage Touring league. These cars provide outstanding battles! Reminds me of my mini-max karting days where everyone would be nose to tail for an entire race.
I’m having fun with a league at the moment but I have noticed a few things that has my blood boiling, sounds extremes but one of the issues shouldn’t be an issue, firstly, well as usual, thankfully of the ghost being on as nobody can drive… but cutting corners has rather been exploited to high hell… and secondly, it is pretty much for souring cars which I am in love with racing but why on earth is the Mercedes stupidly quicker than all others? It’s not the most powerful, rather it rivals with the Audi at touring while the Honda is topping over 500 hp but with sub 400 torque just like the Mercedes while the Audi is a tiny better short on hp it Trumps on torque. And speaking of the Audi, race turbo takes away 94hp?
The Elite division of the Vintage Touring league has turned out to be pretty awesome! Participation numbers are fairly low with most others hurtling around in the Can-Ams. The vintage cars are also good fun, with no particular car outperforming any others (instead it depends on how you tune them). Apart from the occasional clumsy move (some of them mine), it’s been clean, close racing, lots of fun!
Having great fun in the ‘Vintage Tourers League’. This is my first league I’m racing. Good number of players every time I’m on. This league ends on Sunday 24th, but sure hope these Vintage Tourers will make their re-appearance from time to time. A suggestion on my part would be to start with a clean leaderboard every window, so that there will be separate 6 hour window mini-competitions throughout the week. Right now the leaderboard is cummulative. It’s about putting in hours, and not about racingskills.