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 >

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 >

2021-02-04T02:27:04-05:00February 4th, 2021|Categories: tipjar|Tags: , |

The Tip Jar – Installment 5

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?

Bob Moore, “I have a routine checklist. I always calculate my fuel load and program a few buttons on my wheel with a few fuel load options. Sort of a min/max calculation.”

“Next, I power up the UPS/Computer, Alpinestars on, turn Trading Paints off (for PCA national races), fire up Steam and initialize the Valve Index, fire up the DD1, fire up CrewChief, fire up the Standings dashboard, fire up the motion control software, tighten my 5 point Read More >

2021-02-20T19:35:42-05:00January 19th, 2021|Categories: tipjar|Tags: , , |
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