Circuit Spa-Francorchamps is a beloved track enjoyed by many. With its fast straights and sweeping corners through the Ardennes forest, you need your car to be as responsive as possible.
This F1 23 Belgium setup will take you into F1's summer break in style.
F1 23 Belgium setup
Spa-Francorchamps is one of racing's greatest circuits. Along with Silverstone, this is one of the easiest circuits to overtake on the calendar.
Much like the circuit itself this year, the perfect setup for Belgium has changed since F1 23 was released. Here's our updated F1 23 Belgium setup.
We've gone with 15-11 for this setup, letting you fly through the first and third sectors.
This makes the car incredibly aerodynamic, but we've kept the front wing stronger for the slow corners at Le Source and at the final chicane.
We recommend 52% on-throttle differential and 50% off-throttle differential.
This will let the car help with steering, which is ideal for the slower corners. Just don't throttle too quickly or you'll spin off the track.
A front and rear camber of -2.70 and -1.00 respectively will give you the best performance both in the straight and round the corners.
Front and rear toe of 0.01 and 0.10 will give you that extra kick for an overtake down the Kemmel Straight.
We've gone for 31-10 on the suspension and 10-3 for the anti-roll bar. This gives good turn in for the slow and medium-speed corners, but plenty of stability for the quick transitions also.
Ride height is set to 35-38. This produces a lot of grip through the corners by raising the rear wing. You'll also fly up the hill into Turn 4 with the reduction in drag.
100% brake pressure is still ideal, while 55% brake bias is a good balance between front and rear for Belgium.
There are only real lockup locations at Spa, but this brake balance should eliminate the risk at both. If you do find yourself smoking the rubber, send more of the braking force to the rear.
We've gone with 23.6 PSI for the front tyres and 20.8 PSI on the rears.
This will help preserve the tyres during race sessions, whilst also keeping the grip where you need it the most.
These setups are intended for intermediate players who may still be using assists like traction control and ABS. However, if you are looking for an extra edge then you can try a few of these adjustments:
- Decrease the wing levels by 1-3 clicks to improve top speed
- This will make the car less capable on turn-in and less stable in high-speed direction changes
- If the car doesn't feel like it is doing what you want on turn-in then raise the front wing a click or two
- If the car is too loose at low speeds try moving the off-throttle differential up a point or two for more stability
- For a more "pointy" car stiffen the front suspension & anti-roll bar in relation to the rear
- This will make getting traction trickier
- The reverse is true, so for a less "pointy" front end loosen the front suspenison & anti-roll in relation to the rear
- Don't be afraid to move brake bias during the lap. More frontward will give better performance in heavy braking zones, and a rearward for lighter braking zones
- Lockups are easier to achieve in F1 23 than previous games. Front locking is less catastrophic than rear locking, and which way you go from our mark will increase your chances of a lockup in that direction
- Add a click of tyre pressure for short online races to improve tyre warm-up!
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