ACC Watkins Glen Setup: Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT3

Have you been looking around for the fastest setups in Assetto Corsa Competizione but struggled to find any good one?

We all know how essential having a great GT3 car setup in ACC is, especially in such a tricky circuit like Watkins Glen.

This track has recently been introduced from the American Track DLC together with COTA and Indianapolis bringing a whole new challenge to the game.

All its slow to medium-speed corners are very technical and will require the car to be quite strong on the front and relatively loaded in terms of downforce.

We’ve put together a setup guide that will surely help you get your Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT3 around Watkins Glen quicker than ever before.

Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT3 Watkins Glen – video onboard

Have a look at this onboard video with the Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT3 to see what lines you should be doing at Watkins Glen International.

Where you can get ACC Watkins Glen Setups – Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT3

You can get this GT3 setup from Fri3 D0lf by going at the end of the video, precisely at 2:09.

Driving fast around Watkins Glen with the Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT3

For you to be quick around Watkins Glen with the Aston Martin GT3 you’ll need to have plenty of traction as well as a decent front to be quick in the changes of direction, like in the slow chicane after the back staight.

In addition to that, you’ll always want to run medium-to-high downforce as it will help you carry lots of momentum in all the high-speed corners since you anyway won’t have to prioritize top speed having the circuit relatively short straights.

Run the front splitter at 0 and the rear wing at 10 and then consider going down to 8 to see if you can improve your lap times without hurting the balance too much.

In terms of anti roll bars you’ll want to run quite soft overall in order to get good traction and lots of mechanical grip.

For a qualy configuration, if you run aRB 3 on the front and aRB 5 on the rear it should be good enough to generate rotation but without inducing too much oversteer in the car.

The Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT3 is ususally pretty strong on the straights so you could focus more on increasing the downforce and improving the oveall mechanical grip.

Having said that, once you’re setup is good enough, make sure you then spend some days relentlessly practicing and improving your driving.

That will get you faster lap times and pay really good dividends in your sim racing career.

Here are all the other ACC GT3 Car setups including the Aston Martin ones in case you were interested. 🙂

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