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,

Dean’s List – Installment 10

by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

Congratulations – Welcome to Installment 10!

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.

The latest news on the SIM equipment front is the new DD2.5 Fanatec shipments are making their way out into racers hands. Hopefully we’ll see more competitive driving. Direct Drive is an awesome addition to every racers rig. Increased fidelity and a more realistic feel to the experience…Have Fun if

eDE Driver Education

By James Huth, Hudson Champlain Region PCA and David K. Palmer, Allegheny Region PCA

What is eDE?

PCA Sim Racing has a driver training program called “e Driver Education”. eDE is modeled after the popular PCA HPDE activity where well-versed instructors train drivers in the classroom and on track. Our eDE program emulates the same concept in sim racing.

eDE

Our Classroom

We are serious about Sim Racing, and treat driver responsibility with the same importance as HDPE. We hold eDE Group Training every Monday. Our Classroom includes help to set up your

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Dean’s List – Installment 9

by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

Congratulations – Welcome to Installment 9!

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.

As we head full bore into summer 2021, we’ve just been given the green light to run the newest Porsche in iRacings garage…the 911 GT3R.

I’m sure we are all aquiver with nervous excitement to get this beast out on the track and test its prowess against the other marques….of course,

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

Dean’s List – Operation Motorsport Sim Racing Special Event

by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

Congratulations! Welcome to our SIM Racer Special Edition!

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 and sometimes Real-life Pro’s, hopefully gleaning tidbits of information about their likes, dislikes, and equipment.

 

Today’s special guest… is our very own- Major Chris Walsh, Carolina’s PCA region, currently running a 2006 Cayman S (987).

Chris is chief organizer of the Operation Motorsport (OpMo) charity event taking place May 30th Go ahead and sponsor a race team now!

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

Dean’s List – Special Pro SIM Racer Edition

by Dean Chapman, Northern New Jersey Region PCA

Congratulations! Welcome to our SIM Racer Special Edition!

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 and sometimes Real-life Pro’s, hopefully gleaning tidbits of information about their likes, dislikes, and equipment.

I’d like to thank David Williams VRS Resident Pro driver for taking the wheel of today’s revealing edition.

For those of you currently running the RUF, you will certainly know David from his blisteringly fast, baseline setup, track sessions, telemetry, and video track walks.

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