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How to Proceed Step-by-Step

Step 1. See what you’re missing. Take a look here to view some of our replays. Our videos of events show sim racing at its best.

Step 2. Next, determine if you have computer resources that will work, or if you’ll need to purchase some additional hardware.

PCA Sim Racing uses the well-known iRacing desktop sim racing service, and they have a free test to determine if your computer meets their system requirements. Click here.

The sim racing equipment you need to start in racing can be very modest. One Read More >

2021-02-20T14:44:35-05:00February 15th, 2021|Categories: reference|Tags: , |

Sim Racing Equipment

By Doug Atkinson, Lone Star Region

Introduction

Just as you need tools and equipment in PCA Club Racing, so do you in PCA Sim Racing.

Broken down to a few basic categories, you’ll need:

  1. Sim racing software
  2. A desktop or laptop PC computer
  3. Sim racing controllers
  4. An Internet wired connection (Ethernet)
  5. A computer monitor
  6. Headset with microphone
  7. A place to race

Let’s delve into each of these in detail.

Software

At the current time, PCA Sim Racing uses the iRacing service for all of our events. iRacing has an annual subscription fee and beyond the basic starter set of several Read More >

2021-02-16T13:40:12-05:00February 14th, 2021|Categories: reference|Tags: , , |

Team Racing

Introduction

Le Mans. Sebring. Daytona. Classic motorsports tracks where Porsche has had a long successful history. For the first time, PCA Sim Racing will bring the excitement, strategy, and tactics of team racing to our group in a series.

We will start out modestly with “short” team races of 90 minutes for the first two races at Daytona RC and Sebring, then expand the format to three hours at Le Mans, then 2 hours at Spa-Francorchamps, and Road Atlanta.

Learning

Our first year of team racing is about learning how to work with the iRacing team structure, learning the tactics and strategy of longer Read More >

2021-02-13T17:03:32-05:00February 13th, 2021|Categories: team racing|

WWZ Series 1 Race 5 at Imola

By Chip Witt, Redwood Region PCA

On Friday, December 11th, the fifth and final race of the Wild West Zones Series 1 was held at Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari (a.k.a. Imola).

All driver classes joined on-track together in a single 23-car grid comprised of Pro and Club drivers in the 911 RSR and Sport and Challenge drivers in the Ruf 12RT Track, creating some incredible multi-class action.

After the dust settled following the 40 minute, 24 lap slug-fest, Dave Schwartz came out with the overall and Pro class victories.

Brian Granger finished second overall and walked away with the Club class win.

Chris Read More >

2020-12-13T11:10:30-05:00December 13th, 2020|Categories: zone groups|Tags: , , |

Team Racing

Introduction

Le Mans. Sebring. Daytona. Classic motorsports tracks where Porsche has had a long successful history. For the first time, PCA Sim Racing will bring the excitement, strategy, and tactics of team racing to our group in a series.

We will start out modestly with “short” team races of 90 minutes for the first two races at Daytona RC and Sebring, then expand the format to three hours at Le Mans, then 2 hours at Spa-Francorchamps, and Road Atlanta.

For those of you who have driven in sim racing team events before, we are scheduling events just prior to the Read More >

2021-02-20T03:31:07-05:00December 12th, 2020|Categories: team racing|Tags: , , |

ZG 3 & 12 at Imola

By Jacob Shum, Carolinas Region PCA

Introduction

Zone Group 3 & 12 held their 5th race at Imola and it was an incident-filled event!

Qualifying

Qualifying started with a bang as the top three drivers qualified within 0.2 seconds of each other with Jacob Shum leading Rafael Amorim and Robert Rattray.

Heat Race

From the green flag, the 30-minute heat race found the top-3 fighting closely with each other until the round of pitstops where Jacob had a slow stop. Robert and Rafael fought tooth and nail to the end until they came up behind a backmarker.

At Rivazza, Robert successfully cleared the backmarker. Rafael tried to Read More >

2020-12-07T11:28:02-05:00December 7th, 2020|Categories: zone groups|Tags: , , , |

Getting Started

Join the Fun!

Porsche Club of America’s newest member feature is computer-based PC sim racing. Enjoy the racing competition from your home during the winter months! PCA Sim Racing is free to all registered PCA membership.

Read our Introduction Pages

How to Proceed Step-by-Step

eDE Driver Education

Joining Our Discord Server

Sim Racing Equipment

Reference Library

Interviews 

PCA Sim Racing is a Family Affair

Jonathan Shum and son Jacob Shum from Carolinas Region PCA set up for a sim race. Read their article PCA Sim Racing: A Family Read More >

2021-02-24T13:27:41-05:00December 7th, 2020|Categories: reference|Tags: , , |

ZG 6, 7, 8, 9, 11 & 14 Silverstone Highlights

By Chip Witt, Redwood Region PCA

The Wild West Zone Group (WWZ) held their 4th race of Series 1 at Silverstone this past week.

After a short one-week holiday hiatus, the Wild West Zones brought their battle to the historic Silverstone Grand Prix circuit for the fourth race in the five-race “fun series” on Friday night, December 4th.

Continuing the trend of adding unique, surprise challenges to the series, all classes were combined for a 22 car grid that mixed Porsche 911 RSR (Pro and Club) and Ruf RT 12 Track (Sport and Challenge) for a multi-class bonanza.

Traffic management and patience were keys Read More >

2020-12-07T09:47:20-05:00December 6th, 2020|Categories: zone groups|Tags: , , |
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