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iRacing's Corvette: Good Enough is Not Good Enough

January 8th, 2010 by

We’ve gotten approval to build the Pratt & Miller Corvette C6.R GT1 car!  SWEEEEET!  OK, what’s first?  Hmmmm. Dyno sheets.  That’s the most important thing, right?  That beautiful sounding motor, deep and rumbling, with earth-moving torque and acceleration.  Now that sounds like fun! Getting the power to the ground is next, so what gearbox does … Read the Rest »

iRacing’s Corvette: Good Enough is Not Good Enough

January 8th, 2010 by

We’ve gotten approval to build the Pratt & Miller Corvette C6.R GT1 car!  SWEEEEET!  OK, what’s first?  Hmmmm. Dyno sheets.  That’s the most important thing, right?  That beautiful sounding motor, deep and rumbling, with earth-moving torque and acceleration.  Now that sounds like fun! Getting the power to the ground is next, so what gearbox does … Read the Rest »

Drag’n Slayer

December 5th, 2009 by

I was working on some acceleration tests at Indianapolis with various cars to determine their power curves and stumbled upon an interesting idea. I figured I could estimate the drag coefficient from the cars by capturing some telemetry data. I wanted to remove the aero drag and rolling resistance forces from the data in order … Read the Rest »