So...I tried assisted starts, manual starts, F1, F2, warming tyres perfectly during formation lap, mid rpms, low rpms, high rpms, accelerating slightly, going full gas straight away... I trying following guides, YouTube tutorials...
NO MATTER WHAT my starts always suck and 4-5 cars minimum are guaranteed to overtake me, and the only way to regain at least a couple of positions is to divebomb at first corner, more often than not resulting in a crash and in a subsequent flashback.
I use manual gears with a Thrustmaster T150, and medium TC. I cannot say in which asp