Camel Lotus Honda 100T HD&DHD

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Update of Camel Lotus 100T. Completely reworked original skin to HD & DHD quality for F1 2013 ™ by Codemasters.



The Lotus 100T was a Formula One car designed by Gérard Ducarouge and Martin Ogilvie for Team Lotus, and used during the 1988 Formula One season. The 100T was an update of the previous Lotus 99T model; technically the car was virtually unchanged, except for redesigned nose and rear bodywork. The car was powered by the same, 640 bhp (477 kW; 649 PS), 1.5L turbocharged Honda V6 engine that powered the McLaren team to 15 wins in 16 races in 1988. The car was driven by reigning World Champion Nelson Piquet, and Japanese driver Satoru Nakajima.

During the 1988 season, former three-time World Champion Jackie Stewart test drove the 100T at the Snetterton Circuit in Norfolk, England, which was Lotus's test track at the time. Within a few short laps he identified the car's basic problems. He said that the car lacked rigidity despite its carbon fibre and kevlar monocoque, and that the chassis couldn't handle the abrupt power delivery of the turbocharged Honda engine which made the car difficult to drive, a common complaint of Piquet and Nakajima, as well as the team's test driver Martin Donnelly. He also noted how cramped the driving position was and that the steering wheel and instrument panel were so close together that it made the panel almost unreadable. Stewart managed to spin and stall the car on one lap at the "Bomb Hole" corner when his driving glove was caught in the small space between the steering wheel and the top of the cowling and had to turn off the engine in order to be able to take his glove off to untangle it. He also said that "It was not a car that Nelson Piquet would have wanted to drive too many more times" and rated the car as "Perhaps one of the more disappointing cars I drove". When questioned about Stewart's findings during practice for the season ending Australian Grand Prix, Peter Warr refused to say what the Scot had reported, only stating that he had correctly identified problems on which the team was already trying to fix.

Nelson Piquet finished the season in sixth place with 22 points in defense of his title, picking up third places in Brazil, San Marino and Australia. Nakajima finished 16th in the Drivers' Championship with one point from his sixth place in Brazil. Lotus finished fourth in the Constructors' Championship with 23 points, a massive 176 behind McLaren. <<source>> 


CREDITS

*Camel Lotus 100T HD&DHD Car Skin Made by ML2166*

DESCRIPTION

Completely reworked original skin. Done in HD (4096x4096)  & DHD (8192x8192) sizes. Files are clearly marked in the download file.


v2.0
  • Repaired team mates car texture

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INSTALLATION

Make sure, when extracting the files, that you backup your original game files. After you have downloaded a file. Unzip the rar file… choose one size HD(4096) or DHD(8192) and copy/replace the whole folder »cars« in your main directory of F1 2013 under »Drive:\Steam\SteamApps\common\ F1 2013».

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