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The Tip Jar – Special Pro Racer Edition 2

Sage advice from fellow sim racer and real-life pro race car driver, Riley Dickinson!


by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

 

What do you ensure you always do before a race?

Riley Dickinson, Think through different possibilities of how a start can go and what I will do so when one of them comes to fruition I’m better prepared.”


What do you ensure you always do in a race?

Riley Dickinson, “Deep breathes and stay calm.”


What do you recommend racers never do before a race?

Riley Dickinson, “Forget Read More >

Dean’s List – Special Pro Racer Edition 2

by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

Congratulations! Welcome to our special web release!

You have found yourself on the pole position at the Dean’s List!

The Dean’s List is the place for me to ask questions of fellow PCA Sim Racing competitors and sometimes Real life Pro’s, hopefully gleaning tidbits of information about their likes, dislikes, and equipment.
I’d like to thank Tom Moore, Porsche Cars North America, Consultant, Motorsport Public Relations and Ken Breslauer, Director, Media & Track Historian at Sebring International Raceway for hooking me up here.  

OK, so thumbs up, engine running, first gear selected, watch the pit lane speed…and Read More >

Installment 8 – Dean’s List

by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

Congratulations – Welcome to Installment 8!

You have found yourself on the pole position at the Dean’s List!

The Dean’s List is the place for me to ask questions of fellow PCA Sim Racing competitors, hopefully gleaning tidbits of information about their likes, dislikes, and equipment.

Keep your head up, your eyes down field and make sure to point out the track flag stations as you go by.

Our iRacers today are track day pilots, devilishly fast with a sprinkling of street legal road runners thrown into the frothy mix…

Rafael Amorim, Peachstate Region. and a gorgeous Porsche Read More >

Installment 8 – The Tip Jar

Sage SIM advice from fellow PCA Sim iRacers!


by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

 

What do you ensure you always do before a race?

Rafael Amorim, “I always like to check my general setup and more specifically fuel load and brake bias.”

Karl Bocchieri, “One race last season my computer crashed just as I was signing on, got everything back but didn’t even qualify and had a terrible race.  Now I sign on and make sure the equipment is working well before the race.”

Chris Ciborowski, “Practice, hydrate, and be sure that the rig systems/software are ready to go. Right before, relax.”

Tamer Read More >

The Tip Jar – Special Pro Racer Edition

Sage advice from fellow sim racer and real-life pro race car driver, Tyler Cooke!


by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

 

What do you ensure you always do before a race?

Tyler Cooke, “I listen to some pump-up music, go over setup with the engineer, and focus on what I need to do to get the best result. A lot of times I am watching the broadcast and time charts to see how the car is doing throughout the stint and when the fall off starts. Knowing that information can help with finishing the race.”


What do Read More >

Dean’s List – Special Pro Racer Edition

by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

Congratulations! Welcome to our third and special web release!

You have found yourself on the pole position at the Dean’s List!

The Dean’s List is the place for me to ask questions of fellow PCA Sim Racing competitors, hopefully gleaning tidbits of information about their likes, dislikes, and equipment.
I’d like to thank Josh Vieira for hooking me up here.  Josh is our very own PCA member, Senior Zone Coordinator  Zone 2 and 4,  PCA Pro SIM racer, 944 real-life podium grabbing champ, and all-around super nice guy. (I think that’s worth $5! Josh?…:-)

Let’s move immediately Read More >

Dean’s List – Installment 6

by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

Congratulations – Welcome to Our Second Web Release!

You have found yourself on the pole position at the Dean’s List!

The Dean’s List is the place for me to ask questions of fellow PCA Sim Racing competitors, hopefully gleaning tidbits of information about their likes, dislikes, and equipment.

Let’s move immediately into first gear, onto the track, and remember to keep those hands smooth.

Our iRacers today include our very own, imaginary ex-works drivers and 5 times world champions…

Anker Berg-Sonne, of Northeast Region (Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island). Anker is the wheelman for three beauties; a 2004 Read More >

2021-03-13T16:27:19-05:00February 4th, 2021|Categories: deanslist|Tags: , |

The Tip Jar – Installment 6

Sage advice from fellow PCA Sim Racers!


by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

 

What do you ensure you always do before a race?

Anker Berg-Sonne , “Pee, Practice.”

Chris Braun, “Turn on the fan and drink a glass of water.”

Liam Rudzitis, “Make sure the car setup has changed from qualifying/race setup.”

Ken Tubman, “Turn on my fan, Start Crew Chief, Connect to Discord, Set Discord to PTT (rather than voice activated) so I can …”


What do you ensure you always do in a race?

Anker Berg-Sonne , “Get all the sound inputs and outputs right.”

Chris Braun, “Try to stay calm and have Read More >

2021-03-13T16:41:29-05:00February 4th, 2021|Categories: tipjar|Tags: , |
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