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Sad to see that Monaco is on everybody's worst list. And everybody basically vote against the most technical circuits. I'm going to guess that's because most players play on a pad.
Sad to see that Monaco is on everybody's worst list. And
everybody basically vote against the most technical circuits. I'm going
to guess that's because most players play on a pad.
Dang why do so many people hate COTA? It's literally the best Tilke track on the calendar aside from maybe Malaysia. I honestly find it almost as fun as Suzuka to drive this year. Same with Singapore. It feel its like Monaco but actually exciting since its higher speed and wider.
@Coffer Look at turn 1-2 from Sepang, Shanghai and Sakir. They're essentially the same. Only difference is the size. That's one of problems I have with Tilke tracks. Alot of corners are copied from other tracks.As for COTA, I find the esses there more difficult than Suzuka.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circuit_of_the_AmericasCOTA is a Tilke track. Tavo Hellmund was the promoter and worked with Tilke for the layout, but he was not the track architect. And I still don’t see how you can love Suzuka’s esses but hate COTA. It’s higher speed and even more challenging in my opinion and gives me such a buzz when I hook it up. The whole first half of the track just flows so nicely for me. At T13-15 is brilliant because right after a braking zone, all those slow speed corners mean practically no dirty air and just a few turns of just trying to out-traction and out-brake your opponent. I think it's just wrong to say it promotes bad driving, it promotes good racing. Alonso is hardly an example for "bad driving" because there was no way he was getting past a Williams that had DRS on any other part of the circuit. Look at all the other passes that happen into the third sector like in 2012, 2014, and the numerous passes in 2015.From what I've seen in real life as well, drivers like Alonso, Button, and Hamilton have praised it. Webber went so far as to put in his book that COTA is "one of the few new tracks that can hold its head high among the best F1 has to offer." Naturally, this is a game, and will certainly be different from experiencing it in reality, but I personally think it is pretty darn good.To each his own, I suppose.