One of Formula 1's newest tracks poses quite a challenge, which is why you need this F1 23 Miami setup. Wrapping itself around the Hard Rock stadium in Miami, home of the Miami Dolphins, the track flies through a car park and then beneath an overpass.
It's a hard track to master, with its characteristics changing sector by sector, which makes the right F1 23 Miami setup so critical.
F1 23 Miami setup
The Miami International Autodrome made its F1 debut in 2022 and has given us some relatively interesting races. Dominated by two long straights that are connected by some fast sweepers and a slow, tight, and twisty section of track.
As a result you need a pretty balanced and "do-it-all" setup. If you play too much to the straights you'll be losing the rear in the sweepers, but play for the slower corners and you'll be a sitting duck on the straights.
This F1 23 Miami setup should see you through though!
Miami's mix of fast sweeping turns, tight slow corners, and long flatout blasts mean a wing balance right in the middle is best for most players.
We've gone with 31-25. This will help you get the nose in to those slow fiddly corners but also keep you pretty streamlined down the straights.
This part of the setup dictates how the rear wheels rotate in relation to on another both when you are on the power and when you are off it.
F1 23 prefers an unlocked differential, which helps you generate rotation in the car. We've gone with 55% on-throttle and 52% off-throttle differentials. This will give you nice rotation through the corners and allow you to get the power down early without the rear complaining too much.
This part of the setup is all about how the wheels are aligned to the chassis, and it hasn't changed much for F1 23.
We can still use the meta that has worked for years, so -2.50 for front camber and -1.00 for rear camber. Then it's 0.00 for front toe and 0.10 for rear toe.
The suspension setup has changed a lot from last year, with the values being opened up to a huge degree and offering more flexibility than ever before.
We've gone with 35-13 for the suspension and 11-6 on the anti-roll bars. This stiffer frontend will make the car more responsive on turn-in and take a lot of the natural understeer out of the car.
Ride height is set to 35-35. While lower would be better for the straights, this setting allows you ride the kerbs a bit more, something you absolutely must do through the technical middle section of track.
With two long flatout sections, stopping power is crucial in the Miami setup if you want to be making overtakes or defend your position.
As a result, we've gone with the maximum 100% brake pressure and the reliable 57% brake bias. Lockups are easier to create in this game than last year so drop the brake pressure a touch if you find the wheels seizing on you.
The Pirelli tyres haven't changed much from last year's game. However, Codemasters has opened up the PSI settings to allow for more fine-tuning.
We've found that minimum pressures work well in F1 23. So we suggest running 22.0 PSI on the front tyres and 20.0 PSI on the rear tyres.
This will give you plenty of tyre life and good grip, but slightly slower warm-up.
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 to 53/54 for more stability
- For a more "pointy" car stiffen the front suspension & anti-roll bar
- This will make getting traction trickier
- 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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