The course will not be Tri-Cities, but instead will be Detroit.
-Eddie but from it's Beau I promise
I don't know about question 1, it really just comes down to personal preference.
Canard trim just depends on water conditions. I wouldn't worry too much about how the real guys do it. Just play around with it. I use the canard to fly the boat and gain speed on the calmer courses, and work with it on places like Detroit and Guntersville to just keep the boat on the water.
The only corner that you have to lift for right now is the Roostertail turn. Speeds depend on the corner, but it's usually around 115-130 depending on the lane and the turn
@nlj04 Jimmy's first unlimited race was the 2007 Columbia Cup I believe. He was a backup driver for Ted Porter until 2012. He won the championship in 2013 with them, then moved to the Miss Madison team in 2014 to replace Steve David. He has 5 championships in a row at this point.
@nlj04 HydroMod is just a modification for the game rFactor. The mod has been discontinued, and all development has shifted to the new, standalone HydroSim game. All you need to do is download HydroSim from the page on this website, and then when it is done, extract those files to a different location.
Here's a separate post for the Dropbox to make accessing it easier for everyone.
@Scott-Przybylski One suggestion I'd make is about how the boat handles. I think the back end slides out way too much in the corner. I was racing with @DJ-Miller and he left me just enough room. I should have fit in the lane but the back swung out and hit the roostertail, and I hooked.
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