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iRacing Pro Series Two Steps into Texas

October 21st, 2009 by

The need for collision repair over the last two weeks put a strain many of the iRacing Pro Series (iPSO) drivers and their virtual pit crews; would Texas be more of the same? With iRacing introducing the new Fast Track program, perhaps the quality of racing in the iPSO would improve. The Fast Track program … Read the Rest »

Fundamental Questions

October 9th, 2009 by

“Do you ever ask yourself fundamental questions?”  Years after taking a class with Dr Y,  one thing that sticks in my head is the memory of him posing that query in his distinctive Eastern European accent.  It’s a thought-provoking question, one that still guides me through life’s difficult problems I’m not thinking of split-second decisions … Read the Rest »

New Hampshire iRacing Pro Series: Incidents 'R Us

October 7th, 2009 by

Battered and bruised egos, every driver in the Pro Series must have felt a sigh of relief to get back to a track shorter than 2.5 miles long and banking less than 33°. Surely, after what many would consider Talladega at its best, New Hampshire would prove to be a driver’s track with its 2°/7° … Read the Rest »

New Hampshire iRacing Pro Series: Incidents ‘R Us

October 7th, 2009 by

Battered and bruised egos, every driver in the Pro Series must have felt a sigh of relief to get back to a track shorter than 2.5 miles long and banking less than 33°. Surely, after what many would consider Talladega at its best, New Hampshire would prove to be a driver’s track with its 2°/7° … Read the Rest »

Accuracy v. Precision or the Zen of iRacing

September 24th, 2009 by

Long ago I was taught about the difference in accuracy and precision, but I’d never really applied it outside of scientific pursuits. But as an iRacer, I began to realize that the racing version of accuracy and precision is important in progressing from beyond a novice level. For myself and I’m sure most others, when … Read the Rest »

Schlemetry

September 23rd, 2009 by

I’m no stickler, but ‘telemetry’ is not the right word for collecting data from a simulated car. I’m not holding my breath about a change in nomenclature, but I’ll just note quietly, that the true meaning of the term ‘telemetry’ is something like “far off + measure.”  True if applied to a real racecar, but … Read the Rest »