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Circle-Track Setup: What Is Toe, And Why Should You Use It?

September 13th, 2013 by

No matter what kind of motorsport racing there is, there will always be a reason to optimize the contact patch of the tire to gain maximum grip. Since most (!) autosport involves going as fast as possible, in order to do this, the car’s chassis and suspension is going to change attitude, whether it’s a … Read the Rest »

Hot and Tired

July 3rd, 2010 by

I have always been confused by sim racers who complain about the tire temperatures being meaningless and wrong in iRacing, as I have always had the opposite experience since they tweaked the tire model last year. In fact, I find that reading the tire temperatures is vital when trying to tweak a setup. There are … Read the Rest »