Dean’s List – 2022 Holiday Bumper Edition

Installment 17

by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

Congratulations, you have found yourself in the pole position on the Dean’s List!

The Dean’s List is the place for me to ask questions of fellow PCA Sim Racing competitors, hopefully gleaning tidbits of information about their likes, dislikes, and equipment.

This Bumper Edition brings together a super group of ‘young’ iRacers, both young in age and /or new to iRacing.

Get some great insights and preferences from your fellow teammates and competitors.

so buckle up, crank up the revs, hold the brake and let’s hit the launch pedal.

Tell us about yourself.

Alessandro Torchio – Rio Grande

The Tip Jar – 2022 Holiday Bumper Edition

by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

Grab a bag of great advice from these wizards of the virtual race track!

Alessandro Torchio – Rio Grande Valley Region PCA, Zone 5. 

Chad Dick –  Connecticut Valley Region PCA, Zone 1.  1982 Porsche 930 Turbo ‘RestoMod’.

Nikki Chan – Upper Canada Region PCA, Zone 1. Porsche 981 Cayman S.

Jesse Lyon – Yellowstone Region PCA, Zone 14. 2016 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS.

Levi Nelson – Pacific Northwest Region PCA, Zone 6.

Mark Frost – Oregon Region PCA, Zone 6. 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera T.


“What do you ensure you always do before a race?”

Alessandro Torchio –  “I

Dean’s List – The Fast 5 Lightning Edition

Installment 15
by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

 

Congratulations, you have found yourself in the pole position on the Dean’s List!

The Dean’s List is the place for me to ask questions of fellow PCA Sim Racing competitors, hopefully gleaning tidbits of information about their likes, dislikes, and equipment.

Installment 15 is a fast one! We welcome this winner’s selection of Podium step heroes, champions, and fast closing speedsters. You’ll find their interviews compelling and enlightening.

Get ready for a fast ride through the PCA regions for some more SIMtastic facts.

Michael Coholich

PCA Region: Great Plains
Car: 2007 Cayman base 5-speed

“I’m currently serving Active Duty

Tip Jar – The Fast 5 Lightning Edition

Installment 15
by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

Grab a bag of great advice from these wizards of the race track!

Michael Coholich, PCA Region: Great Plains. Car: 2007 Cayman base 5-speed

Garrett Taylor, PCA Region: Kansas City. Car: Radical SR3 RSX

Jochem Bakker, PCA Region: California Inland. Car: 2017 Porsche Cayman S

Terrence Tong, PCA Region: Upper Canada. Car: 2016 GT4

Travis Brodie, PCA Region: Palmetto Region. Car: 1992 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 Coupe


What do you ensure you always do before a race?

Michael Coholich, “Practice! Detailed practice! Practice with someone way

The Tip Jar – Installment 14

Take note..implement these Tips into your SIM racing and you will be golden.

Todays professors of the track;
Gabriel Albano, Gold Coast, 2015- Cayman S.
Tristan Bayless, Redwood Region Zone 7, 1968- 912 “Outlaw”
David Glenn, Texas Hill Country, 2013- Boxster.
Shea McNeely, Oregon Region, 1985- 944

by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA


What do you ensure you always do before a race?

Gabriel Albano, “Go to the bathroom, make sure I have a full glass of water.”

Tristan Bayless, “Bathroom. Water nearby. Stream all set to go. Social media updated with going live alerts. Emergency snack nearby. Background applications closed. Cat located in case she

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

Dean’s List – Installment 13. Lucky for Some!

by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

Congratulations – Welcome to Installment 13!

You have found yourself on the pole position at the Dean’s List!

The Dean’s List is the place for me to ask questions of fellow PCA Sim Racing competitors, hopefully gleaning tidbits of information about their likes, dislikes, and equipment.

Today’s installment 13 is a special one…yes, I’ve interviewed myself!

I grabbed the Number 13 installment to match my car number.

After a series of unfortunate incidents during Series 6- From one race to another, I was wrecked, ran into, wiped out, and generally suffered at the hands of others. I count

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