Driver Education

What is eDE?

PCA Sim Racing’s “e Driver Education” program (eDE) is modeled after the popular PCA HPDE program where experienced instructors train drivers in classroom sessions and on real sports car tracks. Our eDE program functions the same way, only in the virtual world.

For drivers new to sim racing, and more experienced sim racers who want to join PCA Sim Racing, we have a complete program to get you started.

If you are not a member of PCA Sim Racing, click the following link to get

October 11th, 2023|Categories: driver education, racecraft|Tags: , |

Ross Bentley Presents at PCA Sim Racing Webinar

By Anker Berg-Sonne, Northeast Region PCA

Speed Secrets by Ross BentleyOn Thursday, January 30th, 2021, Ross Bentley, well-known author and owner of Speed Secrets Sim Racer Academy held a one and a half-hour free webinar for all PCA Sim Racing participants on race car setup, real and simulated.

The webinar is a benefit of Speed Secrets’ sponsorship of the PCA Zone 1 Sim Racing League in the 2022 Zone Group Challenge series. The Zone Group Challenge has all five-zone groups across the

January 2nd, 2022|Categories: racecraft|

Partnering with VRS

When you partner with some person or some company, it’s in hopes that a shared goal, like a great simulator racing experience, for instance, can be reached by working together.

Virtual Racing School (VRS) has a reputation for presenting not only fine setups, but helping drivers reach their potential with datapacks, analysis, and training. PCA Sim Racing has developed a reputation for some of the best, most respectful, and most competitive racing in all of the iRacing world.

It was a “natural” for PCA Sim Racing to reach out to VRS, and suggest a partnership with our League

Good PCA Sim Racing Etiquette

Be pleasant to other drivers

Nobody is trying to do badly, most drivers are probably doing the best they can, and they’re probably just as excited as you are about racing. By saying “No problem, buddy!” shows more about you than the guy who tapped your car.

We have a very eclectic group

We have sim racers who have handled performance sports cars at high speed in HPDE events but have minimal or zero experience in wheel-to-wheel racing.

We have some drivers who have gone wheel-to-wheel for a very long time in regional and national competitions within PCA, and in fact with IMSA, SCCA,

January 7th, 2020|Categories: racecraft|

How to Carry On Your Race

Mike Nyden - Peachstate Region PCA

By Mike Nyden, Peachstate Region PCA

I’m offering my opinion on how to carry on your race while showing courtesy to a car that’s trying to lap you. I’m not telling anyone that this is “The Thing to Do” in every situation – but if you’re like me, you’re looking for any way to be a sportsman and gentleman and still stay competitive. This might be another thing you can do. It’s one more thing that might help you enjoy the experience.

The Situation

You’re racing on a track that

December 15th, 2019|Categories: racecraft|
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