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Is it possible for codemasters to add some different strageties for the f2 feature race as all the cars start on the same compound of tyre and then when they make their pit stop half the grid pit on one lap then the others who haven't stopped pit on the next lap whereas in real life some cars do different strategies like start on the primes to be quick at the end of the race and is one start on options and then put as soon as the pit window opens.

it would just be nice for some variety 

thanks 

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Not only that, when half the field pit on one lap, chances are they are all bunched together so cars are held in the pits for a ridiculously long time costing them loads of places. 2nd down to 9th for example as has happened to me. 

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Yes 100% agree with that. It would just be nice to have cars pitting in different laps so there is some differences in the races instead of each f2 feature race feeling the same.

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There are more strageties in the sprint race as some Ai cars start on the option tyre and make a stop in the sprint race which you don't need to do but a lot of the time the cars who make a pit stop in the sprint race finish towards the back of the field. 

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I would like some different strategies as it adds to the replay value of competing in an f2 season otherwise its gets very repetitive and loses the value of doing of f2 races as I like to play out an f1/f2 weekend at the same time and there is not much point doing the f2 races. In real life f2 it is always interesting to see where the cars who start on the harder tyre are towards the end of the race as they will have a speed advantage due to new softer tyres and are catching cars who had that advantage earlier on in the race. 

It would be nice to know if different strageties can be added when the 2019 f2 cars gets added to the game.

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The Formula 2 ruling here follow the same rulings in real life. Spec racing, and you get the tires you get. Plain and simple. It's down to driving and set-up.

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In f2 2 tyre compounds are chosen for the weekend all I am asking for is in the main feature race (race 1) each driver must use both compounds in the race so I am hoping that the ai have different strageties for example some cars cars start the race on the softer tyre then pit and onto the harder tyre and some cars strat on the harder tyre and do the opposite so pit onto the softer tyre later in the race. The cars that start on the softer tyre will have the advantage in the earlier phase of the race because of the softer tyre but the reverse will happen in the final stages of the race where the soft tyre runners will have a speed and tyre advantage. 

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I have left this post for a couple of weeks waiting for a reply from codemasters and there has not been a reply even if they say they are not adding mixed up strategies into f2 but surely this can be done when codies adds the 2019 F2 season  

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@ojhowells the Formula 2 championship is a SPEC series. All the cars are the same. It's another development area for Formula one drivers. F2 within F1 2019 will follow the same REAL WORLD rules when it comes to this spec series. GT Sport has the Super Formula 19 which is similar to the F2 cars. You can use any tire compound there on that car. From Comfort Soft street tires to the rain tires that you can now use.  

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55 minutes ago, Striker_703 said:

@ojhowells the Formula 2 championship is a SPEC series. All the cars are the same. It's another development area for Formula one drivers. F2 within F1 2019 will follow the same REAL WORLD rules when it comes to this spec series. GT Sport has the Super Formula 19 which is similar to the F2 cars. You can use any tire compound there on that car. From Comfort Soft street tires to the rain tires that you can now use.  

You’re missing the point. The feature race allows drivers to start on either the option or prime tires which gives the race strategy as come drivers do a long first stint whilst others do a short first stint. In the game everyone starts on the same tires which removes any element of strategy.

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5 hours ago, ptank20 said:

You’re missing the point. The feature race allows drivers to start on either the option or prime tires which gives the race strategy as come drivers do a long first stint whilst others do a short first stint. In the game everyone starts on the same tires which removes any element of strategy.

You're correct that the feature race you can choice between two compounds and the sprint race you only get one. SO how missing the point? It's the same the real world. So how is that missing the point?  

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It's just in the game all the ai start on the same tyre compound then switch to the other tyre and they all pit on the same two laps so for example at Spa everyone starts on the soft tyre then on laps 10 and 11 everyone pits onto the medium tyre and goes to the end whereas in real life some cars will start on the medium tyre and run a long way into the race then use the soft tyre and are fast at the end of the race 

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3 hours ago, ojhowells said:

It's just in the game all the ai start on the same tyre compound then switch to the other tyre and they all pit on the same two laps so for example at Spa everyone starts on the soft tyre then on laps 10 and 11 everyone pits onto the medium tyre and goes to the end whereas in real life some cars will start on the medium tyre and run a long way into the race then use the soft tyre and are fast at the end of the race 

So you're more worried about the AI? The AI can be programming that way. So you're concerns is more of a tech, programming issue than a user issue. Your beginning statement clearly states otherwise though.     

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On 8/31/2019 at 6:57 PM, Striker_703 said:

So you're more worried about the AI? The AI can be programming that way. So you're concerns is more of a tech, programming issue than a user issue. Your beginning statement clearly states otherwise though.     

Yes. He quite clearly pointed out the AI all run the Soft tyre followed by the harder tyre. However, if you watch an actual F2 race, you'll see a number of drivers (usually at the back) trying the alternative strategy. In the game, that doesn't happen which is part of what he has an issue with.

His other issue is that the drivers on the Softer tyre only pit on two separate laps whereas you'd see some drivers wanting to go long to avoid this and they had been able to by keeping their tyres in through driving style. 

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About F2 car, in real does they managed the fuel mixture, rich/standard/poor?

Because in the game is not possible to change the fuel mode. Aswell in practice its not possible to add fuel for some lap, same for quali

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