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The Tip Jar – Installment 13. Lucky for Some!

by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA


What do you ensure you always do before a race?

Dean Chapman, “Trip to the loo, ensure the kids+wife leave me alone, switch off the phone!


What do you ensure you always do in a race?

Dean Chapman, “Be courteous, check black box relatives..”


What do you recommend racers never do before a race?

Dean Chapman, “Get too hyper pumped”


What do you recommend racers never do while in a race?

Dean Chapman, “Re-enter track before checking black box/ dive bomb stupid corners that are NOT for overtaking/  keep an open mic in discord or iRacing

The Tip Jar – Special Pro Sim Racer Edition – Installment 12

Sage Sim advice from a Pro Sim Racer Isaac Gillissen


by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA


What do you ensure you always do before a race?

Isaac Gillissen, “Toilet break. Weight reduction is key!


What do you ensure you always do in a race?

Isaac Gillissen, “Stay calm, calculated, and patient..”


What do you recommend racers never do before a race?

Isaac Gillissen, “Chug an energy drink. First, you’ll have a big rush and then a crash in your concentration level and probably on track too…”


What do you recommend racers never do

The Tip Jar – Installment 11

Sage SIM advice from fellow PCA Sim Racers!


by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

 

What do you ensure you always do before a race?

Donald ‘Lee’ Binkley, A restroom break is a definite requirement for me before racing. Cleaning the VR lenses, verifying the fuel level and vehicle setup are recommended. I have bottled water and chewing gum nearby.

JR Gregory, Pee, load correct setup, clear tires.

Martin Gibbins,  Take a pee.

Chris Saari, I don’t race until I feel comfortable on a track, which means I spend a lot of time in test drives, and since I don’t have a lot of

The Tip Jar – Installment 10

Sage SIM advice from fellow PCA Sim Racers!


by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

 

What do you ensure you always do before a race?

Andrew Smiley, Put away my iPhone.”

Bill Anderson, Check my setup and fuel level.  Breathe.”

Jose Rivas, Go to the bathroom.”

Will Waldron, “Make sure my VR headset is facing forward when I calibrate.”


What do you ensure you always do in a race?

Andrew Smiley, “Put on a fan.”

Bill Anderson, Try my best to execute my plan, manage the car and my pace to get the best result.”

Jose Rivas, Say out loud “slow is fast” to calm down.

Will Waldron,

The Tip Jar – Installment 9

Sage SIM advice from fellow PCA Sim Racers!


by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

 

What do you ensure you always do before a race?

Dave Kraige, “Check that the right car setup is loaded.  Check fuel calculations.  Set placeholder services for your first pit stop.  Make sure the delta display is set right; otherwise I don’t know if I’m fast or not!

James Legault, “I’m 66. Hitting the head before a driving stint is priority #1!”

Matthew Kuekes, “Go to the restroom! Make sure all my inputs (steering, pedals) are hooked up and registering as expected. Load the Race Setup after qually!”

Todd

The Tip Jar – Special Ops!

Some sensible advice from Major Chris Walsh!


by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

 

What do you ensure you always do before a race?

Chris Walsh, “Always know your fuel strategy, if you plan to stop, triple check calculations and know the max you need and the min you need.  Run a full race stint, understand tire wear and if you will need to take them in the race.  Practice in the hardest conditions and know how to find that extra pace for qualifying.   Don’t drink to much water either.”


What do you ensure you always do

The Tip Jar – SIM Pro Edition

Sage advice from Virtual Racing Schools Pro sim racer David Williams!


by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

 

What do you ensure you always do before a race?

David Williams, “Warm-up properly – at least for important races!”


What do you ensure you always do in a race?

David Williams, “Hit my marks, stay as composed as possible, and control the controllable.”


What do you recommend racers never do before a race?

David Williams, “Be unprepared.”


What do you recommend racers never do while in a race?

David

May 10th, 2021|Categories: tipjar|

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

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