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F1 23 Italy Setup: Online, My Team, Career Mode settings


F1 23 Monza

Italy is the final European round of the F1 23 season and you'll want to head to the flyaways on a high with our setup.

Radical handling changes to F1 23 thanks to regular updates from Codemasters has meant you'll need to adapt your setups to match.

With that in mind, here's our best F1 23 Italian Grand Prix setup for you, as well as some alterations that you can make to tailor it specifically to your driving style!

F1 23 Italy setup

The Autodromo Nazionale di Monza has the highest top speed of any circuit on the F1 calendar. In qualifying, average speeds top 160 mph (257 kph) and cars can reach up to 230 mph (370 kph) at the end of the pit straight.

You'll be running the lowest downforce levels of the season here for optimum top-end speed. Despite this and multiple DRS zones though, passing is difficult, but the best spots are into the three chicanes.

Italy, though, isn't tough on the tyres. Your fronts will last the distance, but your rears can suffer if you're putting the power on too hard out of the chicanes. One-stops are usually the best strategy around Monza.

Aerodynamics

Straight line speed is everything in Monza. If you're not fast on the straights, you're a sitting duck to the cars behind. 8-11 gives you very low drag levels and enough turn-in for the chicanes, Parabolica and Lesmo.

F1 23 Italy setup aerodynamics screen showing the ideal settings
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Transmission

The transmission settings dictate how the rear wheels rotate in relation to one another. We’ve gone with 65% on-throttle diff and 60% off-throttle diff.

F1 23 Italy setup transmission screen showing the ideal settings
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This allows for good rotation both on and off the throttle. That said, if the car is a bit too loose on throttle then try turning the off-throttle diff up to 61% or 62%.

Suspension geometry

Your suspension geometry should be set close to the smallest camber and toe angles. We've gone with -2.50, -1.00, 0.00, and 0.10. This will give you a lot of grip and won't impact your tyre life too much.

F1 23 Italy setup suspension geometry screen showing the ideal settings
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Suspension

We’ve gone for 39-17 on the suspension and 15-3 for the anti-roll bar. This gives good turn in for the slow and medium-speed corners, but plenty of stability to get back on the power without losing the rear.

F1 23 Italy setup suspension screen showing the ideal settings
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Ride height is set to 33-36, a little above the lowest it can go. This produces a lot of grip through the corners without creating much drag down the straights.

Brakes

Braking has changed a lot in F1 23, but the best settings haven’t. 100% brake pressure is still ideal, while 56% brake bias is a good balance between front and rear for Italy.

F1 23 Italy setup brakes screen showing the ideal settings
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Tyres

The Pirelli rubber hasn’t changed much for F1 23, though the pressure settings are broader this year. We've gone with 22.7-20.5 psi on the front/rear. This will help keep the tyres in good shape through the race.

F1 23 Italy setup tyres screen showing the ideal settings
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Adjustments

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Add a click of tyre pressure for short online races to improve tyre warm-up!

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