Sim Racing Equipment

By Doug Atkinson, Lone Star Region
Updated October 2, 2022

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
  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

How to Proceed Step-by-Step

Step 1.

Please watch this introductory video (13 minutes in length).

Step 2.

PCA Sim Racing is free to join for active PCA Members and Associate Members who are 18 years old, so make sure your PCA membership is active.

Step 3.

Join our Discord server to discuss events and activities. How to join our Discord server is here. Most of our day-to-day discussions are located on the social media platform Discord.

Step 4.

Determine if you already have computer resources that will work, or if you’ll need to purchase some additional hardware.

PCA Sim Racing

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Getting Started

 

Join the Fun!

One of Porsche Club of America’s recent member features 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.

PCA Sim Racing is a Family Affair!

Jonathan Shum and son Jacob Shum from Carolinas Region set up for a PCA Sim Racing event.

Team Zoom Shum

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Reference

There are a lot of articles and video resources available for sim racing. Here are some of our favorites.

Articles

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