Episode 0331

5/19/2022 – Half A** Cockpit – Episode 0331

 

iRacers Lounge Podcast – Conversation Topics

 

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Show Introduction

On today’s show we check out some new kings. We’ll see if there’s a new king of iRacing Oval iRating. Also did we find a king of the iRacing Indy 500. There’s a new king in Nascar pit stops, and ask if it should be updated in iRacing. All that and some great hardware.

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Topics



90’s Stock Cars

Ben Easterday posted on Twitter that he’s baffled that iRacing Doesn’t have mid-90’s Nascar Stock cars on the service.

https://twitter.com/TheBenCrazy/status/1525841166796824577



eNascar From a Different Perspective

Kickin the Tires columnist Seth Eggert  posted an article on their website describing the action from the Carolina eSports Hub last Tuesday night at the Coke Series race 

https://kickinthetires.net/esports/column-watching-enascar-from-a-different-perspective/



Stint Analyzer and The Lounge

Ricky Thompson let us know on the Discord Cahnnel that there is a new version of the Stint Analyzer software complete with a new ad for the iRacers Lounge Podcast



Missing the Pits

Adam Cabot posted a video on Twitter where he unfortunately missed the pit road entrance in his Road to Pro Race costing him a top 10 finish

https://twitter.com/acabot88/status/1524947487831760896?s=11&t=TOTIh4FwGKsKkoGzKZewKg



Indy King?

Robert Obrohta has won his 4th straight Indy 500 from the 32nd spot and 6th overall at the famed track.  

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/22894/6x-winner-and-4th-in-a-row-from-q32



Major Indy Finish

The Majors Indy 500 came down to  a fantastic finish with Brian Lockwood with the victory.

https://www.instagram.com/tv/CdoMly9j7lH/?igshid=MDJmNzVkMjY=

https://fb.watch/d4WLE_zg8h/



iRacing May Happy Hour

Thursday, May 19th, iRacing showcased the Mercedes-AMG F1 W12 E Performance alongside the Dirt Late Models. We will be broadcasting the 3:00 PM EST A-Class iRacing Grand Prix Sprint Series – Fixed and the 3:45 PM EST B-Class World of Outlaws Late Model Series. Broadcast will be live on our YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook.

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/23004/iracing-may-happy-hour





Randle at Winton

Winton’s introduction to the iRacing platform has impressed Tickford Racing rookie Thomas Randle.

https://www.supercars.com/news/championship/randle-impressed-by-iracings-winton-version/



Pitstop Update Needed?

With the new faster pit stops, including the fastest in nascar history (8.96 seconds by Kyle Busch’s team) we ask if iRacing should update their pit stop times



New Top iRating

Denver Tergesen let us know that James Curl has taken over Ty Majeski in top overall oval iRating



https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/22182/2022-open-iracing-indy-500



Podcast Housekeeping

Leave us a review on your favorite podcast platform to make it easier for more listeners to find the podcast. Mention the podcast to your fellow drivers so they don’t miss out, we would appreciate it.

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We are in the regular rotation… (Mike)

https://performancemotorsportsnetwork.com/

Fantasy



Hardware/Software



ARS Floor Plate

The new ASR Floor Plate is compatible with all Advanced SimRacing Brand Chassis, it provides a flat surface on which you can rest your feet when not racing. It also allows for an easier entry and exit out of your SimRacing chassis and is now available 

https://www.instagram.com/p/Cdn5D5ZMLy3/?igshid=MDJmNzVkMjY=

https://www.advancedsimracing.com/collections/accessories-parts/products/asr-floor-plate



L’atelier du Simu

https://www.instagram.com/p/CdoARdxtJqD/

https://www.latelier-du-simu.fr/categorie-produit/simulateurs-statiques/



VNM Load Cell Pedals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spiY6-xuvAw



My New Cockpit Build Thread – iRLP Edition

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/comment/178382/#Comment_178382



Results

NASCAR iRacing Series

Fri open: Kansas

  • Hall – P 21 Top Split.  The set that I thought was more stable really started to let go around lap 40.  At one point was 23rd 2 laps down after Green flag stops.  Caution comes out, take wave around, caution comes out, get lucky dog.  Back on lead lap, but then started behind all the lappers and they wrecked in front and killed my car.  Limped it home to 21st.  I did get caught in an early accident with minor damage and wonder if it is why the long run handle went away. 
  •  
  • Groves – Pwrecked out-ish, self spun and then it stopped shifting
  • Stephen-p
  • Adam -p 
  • Greg – PWrecked
  • Sunday Open
  • Greg pWinner winner final restart pass

Hall – p 3  Great run, finished just in front of adam.  Best non plate top split run so far.  Needed a long run to get to the top 2

  • Sunday fixed 
    • Mike –p.wrecked out
    • Tyler – P9. Was not a Sunday Funday after a grueling demo derby at Kansas. 16 cautions total in my split. Managed to only get 5x and showed some late race speed. Was not thrilled with this car on the track but I’ll take a top 10 anyday.


Official Series

  • ndy 500 Fixed
  • Ellis – Lap 21 and push to the wall and I knocked off the right front. Surprisingly they repaired it and I was back out three laps down. There were some confusion about if I could get a lap back or not but it didn’t matter I hit the wall again and then it became undrivable but no damage to fix. 
  • Rochette – wrecked out 
  • Kyle Friday P6. Started P3 and dropped back to avoid the aggressive drivers. Around lap 35 got caught up in someone else’s wreck and had to tow. Needed less then 4 minutes of repairs and decided to fix it. Came back out 3 laps down and way down in the standings. Worked my way back up through the field as drivers started to leave the race and eventually got myself up to a P6.
  • Ellis – Chris Macguire 
  • Michigan – supercars – wrecked, then p4
  • 87 cars at tallAdega. Started 25th finish P6
  • GEN five cars at Talledega P2
  • Ellis – So I’ve restarted my road career. Just finished P8 in the formula V at Lime rock
  • Got my first official win with the new wheel!!! Winner winner chicken dinner
  • Started p10 finished P3. 
  • Started p10 finish P4




League / Hosted Races

  • FastTrack League –
    1. David – p 5,  race was a shit show, and ended with a shit show of drivers that don’t know how to get out of the way if they’re out of fuel, and sit right on the inside racing line.
    2. Joe – Wrecked out – david was on apron came back up made it 3 wide and the guy in the middle panicked and wrecked. Joe got caught up.
    3. Greg p 
    4. Mike – p wrecked out – got a a few dings in 1st wreck from an arca braker – then later another guy just lost it i had no where to go and plowed in t boned the guy 8 minutes required
  • Kias at Michigan 
  • Gen 5 monza

Git R Done GT3 Series

Greg – P Ran out of talent / Week off before we move to the next 12 week on the European track

iRacing IROC Challenge Series Season 4

  •      Kyle. Tonight is martinsville and its the 3rd to last race of the playoffs and season 4. Next thursday night at Daytona is the final Round 3 playoff race 3 to determine the final 4 drivers to race for a championship at Auto Club on June 2nd.  All races can be found live on thursday nights on PTM tv on facebook and posted the next day to their youtube channel.
  •      Iracing IROC Challenge Season 5 announcements. We are now taking driver applications for season 5. Season 5 is the B car on a fixed setup and is a IROC theme paint scheme. Season 5 has some major changes and a much bigger purse prize reaching the 4 digit amount and also season 5 will have 4 dash 4 cash nights that not only pay cash but also pay regular season points. If you are interested in the league please contact Kyle Pendygraft @Loud_Pedal_TV on twitter. Once I compile a handful of new drivers I will then sit down and get everyone setup with the discord.


Final Thoughts



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  1. Half A** Cockpit

Description

here’s a new king of iRacing Oval iRating. Also did we find a king of the iRacing Indy 500. There’s a new king in Nascar pit stops, and ask if it should be updated in iRacing. All that and some great hardware.

So sit back, relax and join us on the iRacers Lounge Podcast. 

iRacers Lounge Podcast is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, Podbean, Spreaker, Podbay, PodFanatic, Overcast, Amazon, and other podcast players. 

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Hosts:

Mike Ellis – twitter.com/MikeDeanEllis

David Hall – www.twitch.tv/mixmage

Greg Hecktus – twitter.com/froozenkaktus – www.twitch.tv/froozenkaktus

Brian Maccubbin – www.twitch.tv/MacRubbinsRacin

Kyle Pendygraft – twitter.com/LoudPedalGaming

Tony Groves – www.twitch.tv/SirGroves

Adam Josselyn- twitter.com/Jossad83

Chris Scales – twitter.com/JediMcfly

Tony Rochette – twitter.com/TonyRochette

Tom Dreiling – 

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Episode 0330

5/12/2022 – Cowboy IT – Episode 0330

iRacers Lounge Podcast – Conversation Topics

Brought to you by:

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  • Joining me are the usual characters, ———— 


Show Introduction

We have Evan Posocco on to talk Coke racing at Kansas, we get word on a particular long race in the rolling hills of France, and the Indy 500 is in full swing as we prepare for the big race. Take a load off and join us in the iRacers Lounge!

And remember you can follow along with us on your PC or mobile device in real time as you listen to the show and see for yourself all of the great topics and products we’ll discuss by visiting iracerslounge.com and selecting show notes. Hope to see you there..



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Topics



Coke Race – Kansas

  • Kyle Peddle was a DNS and Brian Mercurio missed the start and rolls off from pit row, Upfront it is mitchell dejong and logan clampitt
  • LAP 7: The biggest movers so far are @MalikRayTTV and @vicente_salas14. Both are up 7 from where they started.
  • CAUTION! @dylanault42 and others crash on Lap 13.
  • @MitchelldeJong1 leads everyone except @bobbyzalenski and @mbussa75 onto pit road.
  • TROUBLE! @BriarLaPradd gets out of shape! Others shoot onto the apron. NO CAUTION!
  • CAUTION! @MikeConti5 gets turned! He’s in the wall! LAP 18. Started with @KeeganLeahy breaking loose.

https://twitter.com/CLTPhoenixGG/status/1524195725642457088

  • RESTART LAP 23: @swilson3_ and @bobbyzalenski lead the field into turn 1.
  • LAP 27: NEW LEADER, @CLTPhoenixGG’s @BowlinGraham. The Carolina #eSports Hub ERUPTS with cheers.
  • Try as he might, @rayalfalla just couldn’t hang on to what looked to be an absolutely evil looking car out of Turn 2. Caution!
  • The leader when we get back going won the race off of pit road – that would be the leader before the caution as well,  @BowlinGraham. Going to have just about 57 laps to go on the restart.
  • RESTART LAP 44: @CLTPhoenixGG’s @BowlinGraham and @SHR_eSports’ @swilson3_ lead the field into Turn 1.
  • During this hear from you about how the williams esports guys got to visit the F1 Team at the Miami race, what a neat opportunity…

https://twitter.com/WilliamsEsports/status/1523350617984364544

  • Wilson gets the lead, then kirwin 2nd, bowlin third…
  • “I can read him like a book.” Leader @swilson3_ is keeping a close watch on the driver behind him, and the effects caused by the virtual air. 37 to go.
  • 29 to go – caution – It’s a spin for Strauss! @Donovan gets a little help around from the front bumper of Matt Bussa and we have pit stops once more!
  • Differing strategies at the front on this restart. A few drivers stayed out, while most pitted.
  • RESTART 24 to go: @CVincent34 and @MalikRayTTV lead the field into Turn 1.
  • CAUTION! @bobbyzalenski is hard hard in the wall! @LoganClampitt_ is involved as well! 23 to go. Steven Wilson got some damage in that.
  • Restart 19 to go – dejong vincent bowlin keister kirwan lowe manes guest wilson bourdeuea salas olat
  • Vincent slower on older tires fadin on the outside lane stacking it up. Bowlin going for the lead but they wreck in farther back but no caution they keep going 16 to go, bowlin and kirwin get by dejong…
  • 4 laps racing side by side for the lead bowlin trying super hard pinching down anything he can do to hold it… , but garrett lowe is coming and is now in the mix….
  • 9 to go – lowe takes it 3 wide for the win he had a run and shoved in in the middle between kirwin and bowlin and collides w bowlin and he goes hard to the wall, kirwin gets knocked clear but saved the car – 
  • It is near the end of the race, its for the lead bowlin should have known lowe was coming and would take it, it almost looks like a spotter issue, like the spotter didnt let graham know hey inside inside…

https://twitter.com/MrF4Speed/status/1524217611227217920

  • RESTART 5 to go: @GarrettLowe_6 and @CaseyKirwan23 lead the field into Turn 1.
  • Lowe breaks away a bit on the restart and olat fighting for 2nd and gets by kirwin, now 3 to go kirwin trys to push femi up to fight for the lead but has a good 10 car length lead!
  • CHECKERED FLAG! For the first time since 2019, @GarrettLowe_6 puts his @woodbrothers21 Ford Mustang into @NASCAR @CocaCola @iRacing Series Victory Lane tonight at the virtual @kansasspeedway. After entering tonight on the relegation bubble 20th in points, he’ll leave as a Playoff driver.

https://www.enascar.com/standings/



April Top 10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0reUlYYRQE



Passing when it Counts

https://twitter.com/iRacing/status/1523027101854560256



The Entire History of iRacing…

Robin Truswell – I know I’ve done a post or two like this in the past, but they’ve always been snippets and aspects and had vitally important parts missing instead of a full-blown “report”. As far as I am aware, nobody has sat down, and compiled/written an article detailing iRacing’s “life” from “birth” until the present day, so, as I had a spare Saturday evening, I decided to do just that.

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/22628/the-entire-history-of-iracing#latest



Season 3 Road Series Updates

The first of these is the renaming of the MOAR to the IMSA Pilot Challenge.

With the IMSA Pilot Challenge concept replacing the MOAR, we have also split the GT4’s and Touring Cars into separate Open series as the C level.

we have also brought back the Global Endurance Series. This series features 24 hour team events using the same vehicles as the European Sprint Series.

we have updated the start time of the LMP2 Prototype Challenge- Fixed to run opposite hours of the IMSA series on the odd:45 time GMT.

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/22553/season-3-road-series-updates



A Bush in the Air is like a Bug in the Hand

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https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/22642/floating-bush-nurburgring#latest



Nice Rear End

https://www.instagram.com/p/CdV9sHNuOpA/?igshid=MDJmNzVkMjY=



Feeling a Little Burned out, this May Help

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMZCZ_RaAv0



The Good Ole Back Marker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCwNzjBtmOw



#Hack

https://twitter.com/mightymack03/status/1523892916015542272?s=11&t=VN0ESMTnF2iyoAx0zxpybQ

Nicholas A Jones says “Pretty uneventful other than watching him make a Richard of himself. The entire session got chat warned by Nim, then it looks they were all muted and then unmuted. Then, in the same session, xqc, or whatever his name is, got DQ’d because of too many incident points, not from Nim directly.”

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/comment/175411/#Comment_175411

Patrick McDaniel sums up the whole event perfectly: With any luck he will turn people like him away from iRacing.

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/comment/175605/#Comment_175605



iFarm Simulator

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9N7zamzLR0



Driven

https://twitter.com/iRacing/status/1524768684920688641



Indy 500 Open

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/22182/2022-open-iracing-indy-500



Indy 500 Fixed

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/comment/175563#Comment_175563

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/21836/2022-fixed-iracing-indy-500



Podcast Housekeeping

Aftermath Podcast – Get it!

New Website – Leave Comments http://iracerslounge.com/


We are in the regular rotation… (Mike)

https://performancemotorsportsnetwork.com/

Fantasy

Overall
Darlington

Hardware


ThunderStruck Build

@mysim.ca

custom ultimate build in lizard green 🦎 @simucube_official #racingsimulator #cartok #fyp #iracing

♬ Thunderstruck – AC/DC

https://www.tiktok.com/@mysim.ca/video/7093552564003785989



Debloating Windows 11

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ReoMuCUdKE



Simtag AMG Steering Wheel

https://simtag.shop/gb/accueil/505-simtag-amg-steering-wheel.html



Cammus GT1 DD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifLi5fQD1C4



Serious Windows Update Warning

Microsoft has announced that all major versions of Windows are vulnerable to a new zero-day attack. The company confirms there has been “exploitation detected” and you need to take action now.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2022/05/11/microsoft-windows-10-windows-11-zero-day-hack-critical-threat-level-update-windows-now/?sh=10b811e754cb




Results

NASCAR iRacing Series

Fri open: Darlington

  • Rochette-P11 was running 2nd and ran out of gas with 3 laps left. Somehow racelabs turned the auto fuel off and shorted me 3 laps. I run auto fuel off on everything i run so dont know how that worked. Man i was running good at the end too
  • Hall – P 17 was gona be 10th or 11th gut a guy in the front over corrected, couldn’t avoid, still was running even better in this top split race, against tough tough dudes
  • Groves – Pwrecked out – douche didn’t want to hold his brake and came up and took me out
  • Greg – Pwrecked by taking it easy in the first 20 laps and someone didn’t like my entry to the corner or where i let off and wrecked me and said I was to slow running in 3rd place.
  • Sunday Open

Hall – p wrecked out on lap 30 by a self spinner car last 80 more laps but blew up

  • Sunday fixed 

Mike –p.wrecked out – around lap 20 another restart, i was around twentieth, they all wreck on the back stretch no caution yet i see cars scatter, i go way low on the back stretch and power up to try to get around a guy right in front slows way down i lock them up to miss him dart to left a bit and boom there is a car sitting there sideways stopped i couldnt see and just tboned in super hard…

Race : Kansas

  • Wed Open:
    • Hall –p. 12.  Hit twice by cars getting loose on my outside.  Still gained a few spots on the last run with the RPM count being down.
    • Ellis – p15 – Guy in front of me lap 8 loses it, i cannot miss i pile in 30 seconds required 8minutes optional – so many cautions i get all 8 minutes fixed – 
    • Tom – pwrecked out – ran as high as p2
    • Kyle P Pwrecked out

Tyler – P 12 finished with a 4x after a grueling race. Was not a fan of this car on this track but the team kicked butt again helping me through the race. Thanks Tifosi!!!

  • Adam – wrecked out

Rochette P17 you ever drive on what seems to be a nice dry road than all a sudden you hit something that is way too slick?  Thats the way Kansas has felt in the Gen7. Super slick in T1 all week trying to practice no matter what i do. But i survived many wrecks in this 1 even in top 3 at points. But couldn’t save myself when just spun and killed a few guys in the process with 50 to go

  • Thurs Open  
    • Ellis – p. Wrecked out – i was the first caution got a hair loose had it saved but somebody came up into me. 2nd caution dove really low to miss it but plowed right in- later in the race went to slow down to miss something ahead and it came around and hooked right into the wall.

Rochette P-5 slammed and put in the wall lap 1 T2 got damage fixed but still down 13 rpms. Hung in there. Though had 4th but a blinker somehow beat me by 0.005 of a sec wtf



Official Series




League / Hosted Races

  • Ellis – Chris Macguire 
    • Supercars at Michigan. Wrecked out
    • Indy cars at Daytona I got the pole position. 
    • Kias at daytona
    • Street Stocks at Thompson
    • Indy cars at Daytona
    • 87s at dega
  • Hosted
    • Dallara Dash – Michigan – first race w new wheel, p4 – ran 80 percent ffb pretty crazy
  • FastTrack League –
    1. David – p 12.  The track was 40 degrees colder than any NiS server.  I tried all practice to get the set to work and couldn’t.  So was slow, finished better and worse than I should have.  A lot of others had worse trouble, the errors I got caught up in only cost a few spots.
    2. Bobby -p
    3. Greg p Wrecked Myself, Had a decent car after testing a different setup. But couldnt avoid hitting the wall
    4. Mike – p wrecked out – a guy lost  it right in front of me in the center of 3 and 4 i plowed right in – no apologies, we see how that team rolls…

Git R Done GT3 Series

Greg – P Winner winner chicken dinner. Purchased V I R 5 minutes before the race and used qualifying to learn track. Was P2 till first pitstop where I went 3 laps further then everyone else which made me not have to pit twice in the race. On to the last race of the North America tracks for this season Road Atlanta



Final Thoughts



Words Spoken in Closing Audio Clip -“”Thank you for listening to the iRacers Lounge podcast make sure to go subscribe to us on iTunes, SoundCloud, or Google Play, Facebook & Twitter, See You On The Track .” 

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We have Evan Posocco on to talk Coke racing at Kansas, we get word on a particular long race in the rolling hills of France, and the Indy 500 is in full swing as we prepare for the big race. Take a load off and join us in the iRacers Lounge!

iRacers Lounge Podcast is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, Podbean, Spreaker, Podbay, PodFanatic, Overcast, Amazon, and other podcast players. 

Sponsors: 

Hosts:

Mike Ellis – twitter.com/MikeDeanEllis

David Hall – www.twitch.tv/mixmage

Greg Hecktus – twitter.com/froozenkaktus – www.twitch.tv/froozenkaktus

Brian Maccubbin – www.twitch.tv/MacRubbinsRacin

Kyle Pendygraft – twitter.com/LoudPedalGaming

Tony Groves – www.twitch.tv/SirGroves

Adam Josselyn- twitter.com/Jossad83

Chris Scales – twitter.com/JediMcfly

Tony Rochette – twitter.com/TonyRochette

Tom Dreiling – 

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Episode 0329

5/5/2022 – Fish Tank – Episode 0329

iRacers Lounge Podcast – Conversation Topics

Brought to you by:

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READ THIS AT THE TOP OF EACH SHOW!!! 

  • Welcome to the iRacer’s Lounge, I am your host “XXX”. iRacer’s Lounge is a podcast for the iRacer, where we talk all things iRacing in a casual setting.
  • Joining me are the usual characters, ———— 


Show Introduction

This week we start reviewing the various leaks for the upcoming build, Mike gets his new wheel as we head to the lady in black. And then can you imagine putting your computer inside of a fish tank? So sit back, relax and join us on the iRacers Lounge Podcast. 

And remember you can follow along with us on your PC or mobile device in real time as you listen to the show and see for yourself all of the great topics and products we’ll discuss by visiting iracerslounge.com and selecting show notes. Hope to see you there..



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https://simcoaches.com/?fbclid=IwAR1pJASM3C_nV3wFACEHJrHitf8TOQWro4yp-Etaio1zU8Enbojap2Xff5w



Topics



A little Royalty Maybe?

https://twitter.com/iRacing/status/1521559632451452929



iRacing needs a Media Producer

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/22234/media-producer

Reporting to the Media and Customer Experience Manager, the Media Specialist will be primarily responsible for creation of various forms of content for both iRacing members and prospects including but not limited to promotional videos, tutorial videos, social media content, web advertisements and collateral. Responsibilities to include video production and editing, basic design work including collateral, web ads and print ads.



#we want damage model

https://support.iracing.com/support/solutions/articles/31000167091-2022-season-2-patch-3-release-notes-2022-05-02-02-

I don’t know all the details exactly but ultimately there was an issue found deep inside the code that forced us to post-pone the last patch until Today. This caused significant set backs on a lot of the development work that had been done to the next gen car and other cars. Rather than push out another patch with the new build weeks away, it was determined that the best course of action would be to continue the development work and release it with the June build.

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/comment/172974/#Comment_172974



Oulton Park Track Guide

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MIP0Oer8kg



Fuji Speedway on its way

https://www.instagram.com/p/CdI8FDKOoy2/?igshid=MDJmNzVkMjY=

https://www.iracing.com/fuji-speedway-coming-to-iracing-in-2022/



A Pro Battle

https://twitter.com/RyanLuza/status/1520150740479655936

https://twitter.com/MikeConti5/status/1521900502677704707



Those who race together, stay together

https://youtu.be/WitiTdyp8XE



The Sim Racer film

https://www.instagram.com/reel/CdEerGCj1in/?igshid=OTE2OGRmYjI=



Season 3 Rumours

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/22491/2022-season-3-build-thread-content-list-confirmations-rumors



Indianapolis Rescan Poll

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/22492/indianapolis-rescan-next-week



Monday Night Racing is Back

https://www.frontstretch.com/2022/05/03/anthony-alfredo-scores-big-daytona-win-in-monday-night-racing-opener/



World Of Outlaws

https://www.iracing.com/iracing-world-of-outlaws-buttkicker-late-model-pro-qualifying-series-opens-may-2/



Indy 500

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/21836/2022-fixed-iracing-indy-500

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/22182/2022-open-iracing-indy-500



Podcast Housekeeping

Aftermath Podcast – Get it!

New Website – Leave Comments http://iracerslounge.com/


We are in the regular rotation… (Mike)

https://performancemotorsportsnetwork.com/

Fantasy



Hardware/Software 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MvaoMsc95g

http://imm-source.com/


Year of the 100-Teraflop?

https://www.techspot.com/news/94420-next-gen-graphics-cards-rumored-offer-significant-leap.html?



3000 RPM

https://www.instagram.com/reel/CdDLVR8Mi1h/?igshid=MDJmNzVkMjY=



TR 120 Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJv9It9H4JY

https://boostedmedia.net/products/trak-racer/



Cube Control F-Pro Wheel Update

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/comment/173281/#Comment_173281



Fish Tank Computer

https://www.tiktok.com/@overkillcomputers/video/7094000822350138667



PT Actuator Tension R Active Belt Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Af2yEuLNUFQ



Final Thoughts



Words Spoken in Closing Audio Clip -“”Thank you for listening to the iRacers Lounge podcast make sure to go subscribe to us on iTunes, SoundCloud, or Google Play, Facebook & Twitter, See You On The Track .” 

TITLE

  1. Fish Tank

Description

This week we start reviewing the various leaks for the upcoming build, Mike gets his new wheel as we head to the lady in black. And then can you imagine putting your computer inside of a fish tank? So sit back, relax and join us on the iRacers Lounge Podcast. 

iRacers Lounge Podcast is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, Podbean, Spreaker, Podbay, PodFanatic, Overcast, Amazon, and other podcast players. 

Sponsors: 

Hosts:

Mike Ellis – twitter.com/MikeDeanEllis

David Hall – www.twitch.tv/mixmage

Greg Hecktus – twitter.com/froozenkaktus – www.twitch.tv/froozenkaktus

Brian Maccubbin – www.twitch.tv/MacRubbinsRacin

Kyle Pendygraft – twitter.com/LoudPedalGaming

Tony Groves – www.twitch.tv/SirGroves

Adam Josselyn- twitter.com/Jossad83

Chris Scales – twitter.com/JediMcfly

Tony Rochette – twitter.com/TonyRochette

Tom Dreiling – 

Links:

Old Show Notes – bit.ly/2CFeArM

Facebook – www.facebook.com/iRacersLounge/

Twitter – twitter.com/iracerslounge

Instagram – instagram.com/iracersloungepodcast/ 

Web (New Show Notes) – iracerslounge.com/

Episode 0309

12/9/2021 – F1’s New Home – Episode 0309

iRacers Lounge Podcast – Conversation Topics

Brought to you by:

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  • Joining me are the usual characters, ———— 


Show Introduction

It’s week thirteen everyone, and you know what that means,,,new cars, tracks and more. And we’ll cover it all. We’ll catch you up with it all including how well iRacing compares to it’s real-world counterpart. A bomb was dropped in the world of the Porsche Supercup Series and we’ll cover some new hardware including one of the most plush rigs we’ve ever seen.

And remember you can follow along with us on your PC or mobile device in real time as you listen to the show and see for yourself all of the great topics and products we’ll discuss by visiting iracerslounge.com and selecting show notes. Hope to see you there..



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Special Guest

Guest Name

General Questions:

  1. What brought you to iRacing and how did you hear about it?
  2. Which series do you normally run?                
  3. What type of hardware do you use? (Wheels, Pedals, ect.)
  4. Software
    1. What gear did you use when you first started iRacing?
  5. Do you run Monitors or VR? 
    1. How many monitors?
    2. What VR headset are you running?
  6. Are you part of a team?  
  7. Do you participate in any leagues or is it just official racing? 
  8. What is your most memorable iRacing moment? 

Guest Specific Questions:

  1.               
  2.  


Topics



Pre-Build Hype

iRacing Tweeted out some pre-build hype in anticipation of the 2022 season 1 build including an introduction of the Honda Civic Type R and the Hyundai Elantra CN7 with an accompanying video reveal.

https://twitter.com/iracing/status/1466433334935011333?s=11

https://twitter.com/iracing/status/1466890925859352579?s=11

Steve Myers thanked Bryan Herta Autosport and LA Honda World for their help they provided in getting those cars built.

https://twitter.com/iracingmyers/status/1466892294615928835?s=11

https://www.iracing.com/honda-and-hyundai-touring-cars-coming-to-iracing-for-2022-season-1/

https://twitter.com/iracing/status/1467954499675373572?s=11



Listener Eric Whiting Sends In

Listener Eric Whiting sent in a Tweet from Coanda Simsport announcing the withdrawal of returning champion Josh Rogers as well as Mitchell deJong, Martin Kronke, Mack Bakkum and Tommy Ostgaard from the Tag Heuer Porsche Supercup Series.

https://twitter.com/CoandaSimsport/status/1466754089837117444?t=mtyp2KGduUMUQIDZHNo6xw&s=09



Dial 1-800

Tom Wilcox from the iRacing community saw a phone number for a Chevy dealership on a billboard at Texas Motor Speedway. He decided to give it a call and got a real surprise



iRacing – Braking Tips

Dori N on his YouTube channel has a video discussing braking tips in a series of iRacing instructional videos.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUGBL4FY4m0



just got yeeted

eRacr.gg tweeted a video of Landon Cassill’s elimination LCQC race.

https://twitter.com/eracr_gg/status/1466627763683528706?s=11



2022 Season 1 Release Notes

iRacing 2022 Season 1 has the green flag! This major season release adds a pair of new touring cars, the Honda Civic Type R and the Hyundai Elantra N TC, as well as the Mercedes-AMG F1 W12 E Performance racing machine. The iRacing horizon has expanded to include Scotland’s Knockhill Racing Circuit, Watkins Glen International has been fully re-built with brand new 2021 scan data, and the Porsche Experience Center at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg is open for business with four new track configurations! iRacing also adds a new tire scuffing visual effect, and a “Ready to Race!” button to help everyone get back to the action even faster. Our AI Drivers have been busy training up on three new vehicles and NINETEEN new track configurations, and they’re ready to give you a run for the gold. Welcome to iRacing 2022 Season 1!

Season highlights include:

  • Honda Civic Type R
  • Hyundai Elantra N TC
  • Mercedes-AMG F1 W12 E Performance
  • Knockhill Racing Circuit
  • Watkins Glen International (Fully re-scanned and re-built for 2021)
  • Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg – 4 New Track Configurations for the Porsche Experience Center
  • Tire Scuffing Visual Effect
  • New “Ready to Race!” Button in the Simulator
  • New Damage Model has been enabled on the Dirt Street Stock, Honda Civic Type R
  • Hyundai Elantra N TC, and the Mercedes-AMG F1 W12 E Performance
  • AI Racing for THREE New Cars (Dallara IR18, Honda Civic Type R, Hyundai Elantra N TC)
  • AI Racing at NINETEEN New Track Configurations (Charlotte Motor Speedway – All 6 Non-Rallycross Road Configs, Homestead Miami Speedway – Indy Oval, Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Oval and IndyCar Oval, Knockhill Racing Circuit – All 4 Road Configs, Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway – Oval, Watkins Glen International – All 4 Configs, World Wide Technology Raceway – Oval)

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/12796/2022-season-1-release-notes-2021-12-06-03



Goodbye Glen

SYM TV posted a Legacy Watkins Glen send-off to the tune of ‘Amazing Grace’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3C55U9VeDQ



Porsche Experience Center

iRacing posted the introduction video of the new Porsche Experience Center

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGramIaqJy0



Mercedes-AMG F1 W12 E Performance

iRacing introduces the Mercedes-AMG F1 W12 E Performance

https://twitter.com/iracing/status/1468241573305540621?s=11

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XzUVtfrT4M

https://www.instagram.com/iracingofficial/tv/CXMkeGCDINx/?utm_medium=share_sheet



Watkins Glen International – Rescanned and Rebuilt

The fully rebuilt from the ground up, Watkins Glen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ftjzb8Ny6k



Contender

Justin Melillo reported that Dylan Ault has put himself in a good spot to make the Coke Series after a big win at Dover.

https://twitter.com/justinmelillo/status/1468418065608105987?s=11



The World of Outlaws Week 3- Bristol

James Edens Takes the win at the first Bristol dirt race in the series’ history. Second is Hayden Cardwell third is Alex Bergeron, (Jason Sherman) Bergeron extends the series lead to 19 points.

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=928335861409626&extid=NS-UNK-UNK-UNK-IOS_GK0T-GK1C

Week 4- Eldora

James Edens goes back-to back with a photo finish last lap pass to get by Harden Cardwell with Evan Seay taking third. Edens takes over the points lead after Alex Bergeron looses connection in the last ten laps of the race.



New F1 Side by Side

Dani Elgarbay posted a side by side view from the drivers view of the new Mercedes F1 car cockpit view and the similarities are amazing

https://twitter.com/danielgarbay/status/1468660890304143368?s=11



Knockhill Racing Circuit

New content video from the iRacing YouTube channel of the new Knockhill Racing Circuit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WejtNerTTag



2022 Season 1 Hotfix 1 Release Notes

The first Hotfix For 2022 Season 1 has been released, and here’s the details

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/13141/2022-season-1-hotfix-1-release-notes-2021-12-08-02



2022 Season 1 Schedule

The 2022 Season 1 schedule has been released

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/comment/98170#Comment_98170

https://us.v-cdn.net/6034148/uploads/Y67RGTZP9LN0/2022s1.pdf



2022 Season 1 Hotfix 1 Release – Dec 9th

The service was down for the deployment of the season 1 hotfix at 8;00 am est

Alex Gustafson Posts: 

Downtime:

  • iRacing.com will be coming down for deployment of the 2022 Season 1 Hotfix 1 Release, Thursday, December 9th, beginning at 08:00am EST.

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/13044/2022-season-1-hotfix-1-release-december-9th-1300utc-0800est



INSANE Nurburgring Lap Onboard – 4:54:40

iRacing posted an insane video of Dallara Championship driver Ben Fuller who put down a 4:54:40 lap at the Nurburgring in the iR-01 car

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bx_ICOLYlg



RIP Cecil Green

Johnathan Dickert posted that member Cecil Green sadly passed away this week. Vincent Crow said that Cecily was, “one of the funniest and cleanest competitors on iRacing.”



10th Annual WINSTEL 400 – January 16th

The WINSTEL 400 returns once again for its 10 Annual race which was formerly known as the I’ve Got Ballz 400 for the biggest and longest running event at Daytona 2007 here on iRacing and all events will be LIVE on FTF.GG. Once again Emily Howe and @BrandonCruzDFS have joined on to sponsor the race, bringing this year’s total purse to $1,250 and NO ENTRY FEE. This year’s race will utilize the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series cars at Daytona 2007. Below you can find all of the info for the race, rules and how to register.

Date: January 16th, 7:30 PM ET

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/12328/10th-annual-winstel-400-1-250-purse-january-16th-registration-info-rules

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/12572/1250-purse-no-entry-fee-10th-annual-winstel-400-january-16th



6 Hours at Daytona, Diabetes Charity Race

I want to announce a new charity event that will be put on by Freeky Fast Broadcasting. This charity event is to help raise awareness, and hopefully donations, for juvenile type-1 diabetes. The event will be a 6 hour endurance race at the Daytona Road Course, with the cars used in the iRacing Official 24hr race. this event will be held on January 7th, 2022 at 8PM EST. Additional information can be found at the links below.

Sign Ups: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc61NlAzJA9FgJdYWlJ-q0bSfrKQAjWjtTITgWeJWyGy6reIw/viewform?usp=sf_link

Event details: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BOhcj-gj8xRtV92mKujNxbMiZNTwFSoyjGdm37AuipA/edit?usp=sharing

Discord: https://discord.gg/eGnPEyj4z8

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/12522/6-hours-at-daytona-diabetes-charity-race



GZR Daytona 6h Charity/Practice Race 15/01/2022

GZR Daytona 6h for QUIET Netherlands Charity/Practice Race! Saturday January 15th, GZR will host a charity practice race at Daytona. It’s an ideal opportunity for your team to practice for the upcoming iRacing Daytona 24h! And best of all, entry to the event is completely FREE! We do run this race for charity, and we’ve set our goal at $250! Please donate as all proceedings will go to charity!

Donation link: https://gofund.me/2b47b1db

Here’s what you need to know!

– Date: 15 January 2022, 18:00 GMT

– Cars: 2022 IMSA roster (LMP2 + GT3)

– Track: Daytona Road Course

– Event Format: 30m practice, 30m open qualifying and a 6 hour race.

About QUIET Netherlands QUIET is an organization located in The Netherlands that fights poverty all over the country, by using their and local businesses’ assets to organize things for people that don’t have a lot to spend. You can help their cause, by donating anything you can miss.

Visit https://quiet.nl/ for more info (use a translator)

Discord link for sign up: https://discord.link/gzr

Event Informationhttps://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1WP5FY3o_bnV8JsiOoHeTKaMMyrVkcqTUYAnWH_tGMfA/edit?resourcekey=null#gid=1618128775

Entry Listhttps://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1WP5FY3o_bnV8JsiOoHeTKaMMyrVkcqTUYAnWH_tGMfA/edit?resourcekey=null#gid=1432638854

Event Rules & Guidelineshttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1yiATfH64O7Fb_ea9JvLDduzGPpYA3PKu30UsmCVs65U/edit#

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/12365/gzr-daytona-6h-charity-practice-race-15-01-2022



ASRA Bathurst Challenge

Friday, December 17th:

Free Practice 1: 8:00pm-9:00pm (60 Min.)

ASRA Support Race – Pro2 Lite: 9:00pm-10:00pm (6 Laps)

ASRA Support Race – VW TDi Cup: 10:00pm-11:00pm (9 Laps)

Saturday, December 18th:

ASRA Support Race – Stock Car Showdown: 10:00pm-11:00pm (12 Laps)

Free Practice 2: 11:00pm-1:00am (120 Min.)

Sunday, December 19th:

Free Practice 3: 7:30pm-8:30pm (60 Min.)

Qualifying: 8:30pm-8:55pm (25 Min.)

Race: 9:00pm-11:00pm (43 Laps)

TO SIGN UP: Head to the “Sign Up” section of the ASRA Discord to join the action!

Link: discord.gg/vxhZPMPUvF

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/12352/asra-bathurst-challenge



2021 Chili Bowl Nationals

Date: December 13th – December 18th

Monday through Friday 1 timeslot at 9pm ET each day (02:00 GMT)

Saturday Super Session taking the top 60 in overall points from the race week. 9pm ET (02:00 GMT & 15:00 GMT)

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/12389/iracing-presents-2021-chili-bowl-nationals



Podcast Housekeeping

Aftermath Podcast – Get it!

Affiliate link or use the code IRACERSLOUNGE for 10% off at SIMCOACHES.COM

New Website – Leave Comments http://iracerslounge.com/


We are in the regular rotation… (Mike)

https://performancemotorsportsnetwork.com/

Fantasy



Hardware/Software


Gran Turismo DD PRO

Fanatec offers their new Gran Turismo DD Pro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MA4_qbIMAeQ

https://gtddpro.fanatec.com/



New Cammus DD Wheel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_65k5OfXW-Y

https://cammus.com/sim-racing-2/



“lounge chair”

Lusco Motors will be releasing their line of RCC plush, formula style racing rig.

https://www.facebook.com/100000323267624/posts/4687577527929643/?sfnsn=mo

https://www.instagram.com/p/CXPBekktw3L/?utm_medium=share_sheet



Results

NASCAR iRacing Series



Official Series




League / Hosted Races

  • Winter League
    1. Ellis – p wrecked

Hall –  p9, Nashville is now the best racing on larger tracks cause Package

  • Man Cave After Dark Thursday Night Truck League
    • Mike – last
  • Saturday – SIM 500 eSports Racing League Throwback ARCA Series
    1. Arca Car at Tally
      • Mike -p almost – We were in a good spot going into the stops right behind chris -then he sped getting onto pit road – so he ended up lapped – then i was in contention, but got wrecked near the end
  • OBRL ARCA Series 
    1. Brian- Milwaukee Mile  P7  started p4 was running top 5.  Tried a two stop run but a late caution ruined my strategy

OBRL Aftermath Truck Series

  • Git R Done Racing

Tyler P-10 Started in the back and quickly drove into the top 10 before first pit stops. Has a really fast car on old tires and saved a good bit of fuel. Led some laps under cycles and Ran around 5th most of the race till got caught up in a wreck from a driver that his VR went out. Limped to a P10 finish with heavy damage. Just glad I was fast and competitive especially at Dover



Final Thoughts



Words Spoken in Closing Audio Clip -“”Thank you for listening to the iRacers Lounge podcast make sure to go subscribe to us on iTunes, SoundCloud, or Google Play, Facebook & Twitter, See You On The Track .” 

TITLE

  1. F1’s New Home

Description

It’s week thirteen everyone, and you know what that means,,,new cars, tracks and more. And we’ll cover it all. We’ll catch you up with it all including how well iRacing compares to it’s real-world counterpart. A bomb was dropped in the world of the Porsche Supercup Series and we’ll cover some new hardware including one of the most plush rigs we’ve ever seen. So sit back, relax and join us on the iRacers Lounge Podcast. 

iRacers Lounge Podcast is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, Podbean, Spreaker, Podbay, PodFanatic, Overcast, Amazon, and other podcast players. 

Sponsors: 

Hosts:

Mike Ellis – twitter.com/MikeDeanEllis

David Hall – www.twitch.tv/mixmage

Greg Hecktus – twitter.com/froozenkaktus – www.twitch.tv/froozenkaktus

Brian Maccubbin – www.twitch.tv/MacRubbinsRacin

Kyle Pendygraft – twitter.com/LoudPedalGaming

Tony Groves – www.twitch.tv/SirGroves

Adam Josselyn- twitter.com/Jossad83

Chris Scales – twitter.com/JediMcfly

Tony Rochette – twitter.com/TonyRochette

Tom Dreiling – 

Links:

Old Show Notes – bit.ly/2CFeArM

Facebook – www.facebook.com/iRacersLounge/

Twitter – twitter.com/iracerslounge

Instagram – instagram.com/iracersloungepodcast/ 

Web (New Show Notes) – iracerslounge.com/

Episode 0305

11/11/2021 – Polite Canadian – Episode 0305

iRacers Lounge Podcast – Conversation Topics

Brought to you by:

Opening Audio Clip -“Your listening to the iRacers Lounge Podcast where we discuss everything iRacing, in a casual setting, enjoy.”`

READ THIS AT THE TOP OF EACH SHOW!!! 

  • Welcome to the iRacer’s Lounge, I am your host “XXX”. iRacer’s Lounge is a podcast for the iRacer, where we talk all things iRacing in a casual setting.
  • Joining me are the usual characters, ———— 


Show Introduction

On today’s show we will welcome back returning guest and League Administrator of the Old Bastard Racing League, Steve Thomson. We’ll also recap all of the highlights and lowlights as we review the end of the NIS racing season for team Tifosi. That, and lots of hardware reviews you won’t want to miss.

And remember you can follow along with us on your PC or mobile device in real time as you listen to the show and see for yourself all of the great topics and products we’ll discuss by visiting iracerslounge.com and selecting show notes. Hope to see you there..



TITLE SPONSOR READ:



Special Guest

Stephen Thompson

General Questions:

  1. What brought you to iRacing and how did you hear about it?
  2. Which series do you normally run?                
  3. What type of hardware do you use? (Wheels, Pedals, ect.)
  4. Software
    1. What gear did you use when you first started iRacing?
  5. Do you run Monitors or VR? 
    1. How many monitors?
    2. What VR headset are you running?
  6. Are you part of a team?  
  7. Do you participate in any leagues or is it just official racing? 
  8. What is your most memorable iRacing moment? 

Guest Specific Questions:

  1.               
  2.  


Topics



NOT Top 10 Highlights October 2021

iRacing dropped their Not Top 10 Highlights for the month of October 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjJV2nE_je0



Black Friday Sale!

It’s that time of year for iRacing membership discounts!

Save 25% When You Renew Your iRacing Membership Now Through December 4th!
This Black Friday is the best time to renew your iRacing membership! Save 25% off your renewal of 12 or 24 months now through December 4th!

https://www.iracing.com/BlackFriday/



Sprint Car World Championship returns

The iRacing Nos Energy Drink World of Outlaws returns this Monday with driver Alex Bergeron defending his crown.

https://twitter.com/worldofoutlaws/status/1457752601420865538?s=11



Coke Drivers at Phoenix

The iRacing Coke series drivers were at Phoenix last weekend including Champion Keegan Leahey who picked up his trophy and oversized check.

https://twitter.com/iracing/status/1457408945455312905?s=11

https://twitter.com/iracing/status/1457423661711994891?s=11

https://twitter.com/keeganleahy/status/1458621575540969477?s=11

https://twitter.com/loganclampitt_/status/1458278340566020098?s=11



Tuesday wake up call

iRacing posted on their Twitter account a “Tuesday Wake Up Call” video of a super high speed near miss at the iRacing Superspeedway

https://www.instagram.com/tv/CWD8oZGDlYd/?utm_medium=share_sheet



Monday Night Racing Announcers

Monday Night Racing announced that Hall of Fame Nascar Driver Darrell Waltrip and former Cup Series Crew Chief of the Year Gil Martin will be in the broadcast booth for Monday nights race.

https://twitter.com/monnightracing/status/1458456916397539339?s=11



What do NASCAR Drivers Do In Off Season?

Now that the 2021 race season is now officially over, Nascar drivers are being spotted in the sim.

https://www.tiktok.com/@fast_pasta/video/7023495263016815877

https://twitter.com/chasebriscoe_14/status/1458236713374044164?s=11



Pro Series Homestead

Kollin Keister takes the checkered flag in iRacing Pro Series Contender Series race 2 at Homestead.

https://twitter.com/kollinkeister/status/1458277993982398465?s=11



Another Driver Steps Down

Brian Schoenburg sent out a tweet announcing that he’s stepping away from professional sim racing.

https://twitter.com/bschoon55/status/1458278682930208773?s=11



Force Dynamics Dallara iRacing Grand Prix Championship

Martin van Loozenoord took his 4th straight win at round 7 Road America. Peter Berryman reclaimed the series lead with a win in round 8 at the new Red Bull Ring



iRacing Presents the 2021 Winter Derby

iRacing Presents the 2021 Winter Derby

The Winter Derby is a 300 lap race held at the renown Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida featuring the Super Late Model stock car. 

In an effort to increase participation, we have adjusted the time slots to those of the NiS Open series now that that series has been completed. 

Date: November 17-21

Timeslot #1 – Thursday 02:00 GMT (Wednesday 9 pm eastern)

Timeslot #2 – Thursday 19:00 GMT  (Thursday 2 pm eastern)

Timeslot #3 – Saturday 2:00 GMT (Friday 9 pm eastern)

Timeslot #4 – Sunday 15:00 GMT (Sunday 10 am eastern)

iRSE-Winter-Derby-feature.jpg

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/11378/iracing-presents-the-2021-winter-derby



event is for family members of iRacing account holders who are 15y/o and under

Registration is now open for this 1 time only iRacing Pre-approved live broadcasted event November 24th race starting at 7:30 pm eastern in the free Global MX-5 cars at free Legacy Michigan track. There will be no cost for this event.Please register ASAP because spots will be limited. This event is for family members of iRacing account holders who are 15y/o and under.***To register send a league application to 3f Media league # 7677 and include your family members name and age in the comments of the league request.*** If you have any questions regarding this please direct them to me 3F Media and I will be more than happy to answer them. Have a blessed day and remember “In a world where you can be anything, be kind.”

https://www.facebook.com/1565571990374134/posts/3022035568061095/?d=n

     



Git’r Done Racing

Git’r Done Racing is a new iRacing League started by Pete (KokoPuffs) Kopko that is recruiting clean, respectful racers looking for good comradery and great racing. They are running races in the Gen 6 Cup Cars on Sunday nights at 9PM est. Drivers must be a minimum of 25 years old and have an iRating of under 3500.



Logitech G eSports

This is the last month that you can qualify for the Logitech McLaren G Challenge at Daytona



Landon Cassill Qualifying Challenge

eRacr.gg will be hosting the Landon Cassill Qualifying Challenge presented by BlueEmu



Podcast Housekeeping

Aftermath Podcast – Get it! – New Discord!

Looking for a title sponsor!

New Website – Leave Comments http://iracerslounge.com/


We are in the regular rotation… (Mike)

https://performancemotorsportsnetwork.com/

Fantasy

Just out of curiosity, how come you don’t go by the playoff points for fantasy instead of the overall? Most guys have a few weeks over the course of the season where they forget to set lineups or whatever. Not a big deal was just wondering.

Sincerely,TrickDickle🤣

Phoenix



Hardware/Software



The Trak Racer TR8 PRO has set a new benchmark

The Trak Racer TR8 PRO has set a new benchmark for sim rigs and inspired by the upcoming Alpine Racing TRX Formula/GT Hybrid racing simulator 

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=436394434508653&extid=NS-UNK-UNK-UNK-IOS_GK0T-GK1C&ref=sharing



Alpha Wind Simulator

Take your sim racing experience to another level with the Alpha Wind Simulator. It comes with all parts and cables and is Plug-and-Play.

https://simracewebshop.com/product-categorie/accessoires/wind-simulation/


REVIEW – Another Way Prime Sim Racing Pedals

Will Ford at Boosted Media reviews the Prime Sim Racing Pedals from Another Way

https://www.youtube.com/embed/jcqToDj471I?feature=oembed

http://www.aw-anotherway.pl/


Do You Need a Gaming Monitor For Sim Racing

OC Racing has a YouTube video asking if you need a gaming monitor for sim racing.https://www.youtube.com/embed/CqPEjc80jdo?feature=oembed



Damn, Intel!

It runs super hot – you will top of the line cooler and it will run hot –

DDR 5 wont be cheap and same is true of the new motherboard. It does have PCI Express Gen 5 – this will unlock full capabilities of future graphic cards….

And new DMI 4.0 link between cpu and chip set means more and better.

i9 12900k at 650 gets the nod if your a gamer.

i5 12600k is a good value at 320$. Still a generational leap over the comparably priced ryzel 5 5600xhttps://www.youtube.com/embed/-EogHCFd7w0?feature=oembed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhI9tLOg-6I



SAVE 10% OFF SITEWIDE

For a limited time, you will receive 10% off everything that is listed in our shop.

https://simcoaches.com/collections/sim-coaches-products



EPOS – H6PRO Wired Open Acoustic Gaming Headset

The EPOS – H6PRO Wired Open Acoustic Gaming Headset is available in Racing Green and sells for $180

https://www.bestbuy.com/site/epos-h6pro-wired-open-acoustic-gaming-headset-racing-green/6482709.p?skuId=6482709&utm_source=fbk&utm_medium=epos&fbclid=PAAaYMOyYbbWvw3XoQcFbMJt6vQzj1hceHbCKlMjrvOefqxI_VWzY26sw322U_aem_AbmHnP95FSOeuNMYg6if88YxvRZ-e4B156Og7vxkadRnmZ37yY2VrAANxWD-Y1y1u0LEEWS1mHmqPjHnBmvFmZq-cHImUutjIv97a3p7z6Q8G8z9GqS6INJ0gQ6-lnvSEoY



AMD Launches New GPU

AMD Launches New GPU And EPYC CPU Right Across NVIDIA’s Bow

MilanX has three times the cache of the original 64-core x86 CPU.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/karlfreund/2021/11/08/amd-launches-new-gpu-and-epyc-cpu-right-across-nvidias-bow/?sh=281ab793521b



MOZA Sim Racing R16 Review

Will Ford and Boosted Media reviewed the new Moza R16 Direct Drive Wheel Base

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMF6GpixehI

https://mozaracing.com/



Overpower OP Lite Review

The Sim Pit did a video review of the Overpower OP Lite sim cockpit.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4_1tWCQLmo

https://overpower.gg/en/op-gt-lite



The Best Sim Racing Cockpit I’ve Ever Used

Overtake_gg does a Youtube video review of the Next Level Racing F-GT Elite calling it, “The best sim racing cockpit I’ve ever used.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtg_9iXJIwg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4GTXOikIN8



Results

NASCAR iRacing Series

Fri open: Phoenix

  • Ellis –   p10- bad q as usual but worked my way up to top 5 – ran 5th to 2nd for most – made some bad tire decisions near the end and got wrecked a couple of time and put to the back near the end – i will take the top ten and first finish in 3 weeks. 35th in points div 2…
  • Rochette P8 think this is the 1st Phoenix race ive completed in a couple of years,got caught in a wreck put me down a couple of laps got em back. Got doored by a asshat on a restart that wanted to go down to the wall and i wasnt moving so he wrecked himself, than got caught in a wreck on white flag but puttered to the finish. Been a good year for me in Div 3 as i’l finish 8th and 21 top 5’s which lands me 4th in overall nis. But no wins wtf
  • Greg – pWrecked out

Kyle – P-Blinked out then wrecked out

  • Sunday Open
    • Hall – p.7  Survived, ran 7th to 10th all day.
  • Sunday fixed 
    • Mike -p wrecked out – 2nd gwc got ran over from behind and shot to the moon
    • Kyle – P P-3 I redeemed myself from the bad luck lately and got a Humbling P-3 in the farewell goodbye to the Gen 6 NIS cup car races. It was bittersweet as i fought hard and ran a solid top 100 all race long with a few bit of trouble. But To start 11th and finish 3rd. I’ll take that all day long.

Tom – pwrecked out



Official Series

  • Mazda cup – oran park -Ellis – qp3, finish p2 – guy on pit rd left before field
    • Qp4 finish p2
    • Q p7 finish p3
    • Qp20 -p9 out of 33

360 dirt at bristol -qp5 – p4 –




League / Hosted Races

  • FastTrack Sim Racing League – 
  1.  David – p3
  1. Greg p2May be an image of car and text
  2. Mike – p11 – did a two stop tire strategy, didnt pay off…

Joe -p16

  • Winter League

Ellis – p21

  1. Hall – p30
  2. Greg – p23
  • OBRL ARCA Series 
    1. Scales –
    2. Groves-
    3. Brian Charlotte Oval P9 screwed up qualifying and never really recovered.
  • OBRL Aftermath Truck Series
  • 🏁 🏁Bruce Pearson #22  Wins The iRacers Lounge The Aftermath Podcast Nascar Truck Series  at Daytona 
  • Ralph VanderVorste #12  Finished 2nd 
  • Mike Watts #199  Finished 3rd 


Final Thoughts



Words Spoken in Closing Audio Clip -“”Thank you for listening to the iRacers Lounge podcast make sure to go subscribe to us on iTunes, SoundCloud, or Google Play, Facebook & Twitter, See You On The Track .” 

TITLE

  1. Polite Canadian

Description

On today’s show we will welcome back returning guest and League Administrator of the Old Bastard Racing League, Steve Thomson. We’ll also recap all of the highlights and lowlights as we review the end of the NIS racing season for team Tifosi. That, and lots of hardware reviews you won’t want to miss. So sit back, relax and join us on the iRacers Lounge Podcast. 

iRacers Lounge Podcast is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, Podbean, Spreaker, Podbay, PodFanatic, Overcast, Amazon, and other podcast players. 

Sponsors: 

Hosts:

Mike Ellis – twitter.com/MikeDeanEllis

David Hall – www.twitch.tv/mixmage

Greg Hecktus – twitter.com/froozenkaktus – www.twitch.tv/froozenkaktus

Brian Maccubbin – www.twitch.tv/MacRubbinsRacin

Kyle Pendygraft – twitter.com/LoudPedalGaming

Tony Groves – www.twitch.tv/SirGroves

Adam Josselyn- twitter.com/Jossad83

Chris Scales – twitter.com/JediMcfly

Tony Rochette – twitter.com/TonyRochette

Tom Dreiling – 

Links:

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Facebook – www.facebook.com/iRacersLounge/

Twitter – twitter.com/iracerslounge

Instagram – instagram.com/iracersloungepodcast/ 

Web (New Show Notes) – iracerslounge.com/

Episode 0298

9/23/2001 – F1 Era Begins – Episode 0298

https://soundcloud.com/iracerslounge/f1-era-begins-episode-0298

iRacers Lounge Podcast – Conversation Topics

Brought to you by:

Opening Audio Clip -“Your listening to the iRacers Lounge Podcast where we discuss everything iRacing, in a casual setting, enjoy.”`

READ THIS AT THE TOP OF EACH SHOW!!! 

  • Welcome to the iRacer’s Lounge, I am your host “XXX”. iRacer’s Lounge is a podcast for the iRacer, where we talk all things iRacing in a casual setting.
  • Joining me are the usual characters, ———— 


Introduction

On this weeks’ show well say hello to iRacing YouTube favorite Dave Cam. We’ll celebrate the one year anniversary of our great sponsor Gridfinder and we’ll check out what may be the biggest story of the year for iRacing, so stay tuned.

And remember you can follow along with us on your PC or mobile device in real time as you listen to the show and see for yourself all of the great topics and products we’ll discuss by visiting iracerslounge.com and selecting show notes. Hope to see you there..



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Special Guest

Dave Cam

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General Questions:

  1. What brought you to iRacing and how did you hear about it?
  2. Which series do you normally run?                
  3. What type of hardware do you use? (Wheels, Pedals, ect.)
  4. Software
    1. What gear did you use when you first started iRacing?
  5. Do you run Monitors or VR? 
    1. How many monitors?
    2. What VR headset are you running?
  6. Are you part of a team?  
  7. Do you participate in any leagues or is it just official racing? 
  8. What is your most memorable iRacing moment? 

Guest Specific Questions:

  1. https://twitter.com/Davey_Cam
  2. https://www.youtube.com/c/DaveCamm

Partnered with @Fanatec@demon_tweeks | Content Creator @traxiongg

  1.           Sim Racing Expo – Germany    
    1. https://twitter.com/Davey_Cam/status/1439901764493447171
    2. https://twitter.com/Davey_Cam/status/1439256069377769472
  2. Rock Solid Rigs
  3. Julie Wins!  
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoBpRWONwTo


Topics



Bathurst 1000

Last week’s Bathurst 1000 stats from iRacing Reports shows Historic participation

https://iracingreports.com/stats/21s4-Bathurst_1000_US.html

https://iracingreports.com/stats/21s4-Bathurst_1000_AU.html



Force Dynamics Dallara iRacing Grand Prix Championship

Maarten van Loozenoord took the win in the first round of the Force Dynamics Dallara iRacing Grand Prix Championship

https://twitter.com/iracing/status/1438613985759268865?s=11



Farewell to Maxx Harris

A fond farewell to fellow iRacier Max Harris

https://members.iracing.com/membersite/member/CareerStats.do?custid=35017&fbclid=IwAR2N-P1IVOaxfbJ0ShrKzh9ZsQY7vp7m5ABBa0zOHqiRvNxSExdUXNeCy-Y

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/8389/farewell-to-maxx-harris?fbclid=IwAR25VDS7Joda2Kb6eq8__sfrDzG0z_3E7r-u8dMBtSRwC4lw0lL3r4KNPFE#latest



iRacing Rally Cross World Championship

Wednesday marked the return of the iRacing RallyCross World Championship fighting for a $25.000 purse. The first round at the rallycross at Daytona was taken by Tommi Hallman.

https://twitter.com/racespottv/status/1439984265769279489?s=11

https://twitter.com/justinmelillo/status/1440797599464783878?s=11



Colours Pop!

Staffer Tony Gardner announces that they have adjusted the color tone in the sim and, (maybe?) fixed the yellow color tones many have complained about.

Tony Gardner Posts: 

For a while now we’ve been too a little too warm in tone, and the sun has overpowered the color mix too significantly, while the blueness of the sky was washed out. We fixed this and the fix went out in today’s patch. 

The “yellow” world complaint should be gone or minimized and the colors do definitely pop more now and it looks better.

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/comment/60198/#Comment_60198



Gridfinder 1st Anniversary

Gridfinder celebrated its first anniversary showing off their growth in one year’s time.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CUHxd9GtKQo/?utm_medium=share_sheet



Modern F1 to iRacing?

iRacing announced on their Twitter account that a pair if Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 team vehicles will be coming to iRacing.

https://twitter.com/iRacing/status/1440692411684909056

https://jalopnik.com/iracing-is-getting-this-and-next-years-mercedes-formula-1847723457?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=SocialMarketing&utm_campaign=dlvrit&utm_content=jalopnik



2022 NIS – All Three Tiers

Nick Neben posted in the forums that he thinks it’s time to expand the NIS series to the Xfinity cars and Gander Trucks

Nick Neben Posts: 

Ok, with the NextGen taking over for NIS in 2022 I know there are going to be some people who miss regular stock car racing. This isn’t a dig at the NextGen car, just the style it provides is not fun to some.

With current member number shooting way up, I think it is time to offer NIS – Cup, NIS – Xfinity, and NIS – Truck

Cup would stay the same and run 50% races with the special 100% races

Xfinity would run 100% races with Xfinity schedule (would usually be the same laps as NIS Cup)

Trucks would run 100% races as well from their schedule offering a shorter race of the three but longer than the regular weekly series.

Running Xfinity and Trucks at 100% would offer something different than the regular open series, and we don’t often get full races with these two series. If you tried to shorten them to 50% it would end up the same as the regular series and not offer anything different. I believe most people run NIS for the longer races.

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/8808/2022-nis-all-three-tiers#latest



iRacing Presents Petit Le Mans powered by VCO

Date: October 1-3

Timeslot #1 – Friday 22:00 GMT

Timeslot #1 – Saturday 07:00 GMT

Timeslot #2 – Saturday 12:00 GMT

Timeslot #4 – Saturday 16:00 GMT

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https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/7859/iracing-presents-petit-le-mans-powered-by-vco



MASCAR

MASCAR is still recruiting for his new league.

Hey Mike
   This is John this is the info for my new league. The name of the new league is call MASCAR. We will be doing a Dirt Series that will be starting on the 8 of November. To join there is a $10 fee. We will be running two different cars. We will rotate cars each week. The two cars are the Pro Late Models and the 358 Modified. We will be running fix setups has well. The dirt series will run on Monday nights practice starts at 8:30pm eat. I am working on getting a broadcast to do all 10 weeks. We will also run the Cup Cars next year when the new season starts. We will follow the nascar schedule. These races will be on Thursday nights and also will have a $10 fee. So please check us out I will put the website down below. I did the website myself so not the best but I try ??. Anyway thanks for all your help man we appreciate it a lot. ??
Website- https://mascar2021.wixsite.com/league
Facebook Page- https://www.facebook.com/Mascar-League-100473672386018/
Twitter- @mascar2021



Podcast Housekeeping

Aftermath Podcast – Get it!

New Website – Leave Comments http://iracerslounge.com/


We are in the regular rotation… (Mike)

https://performancemotorsportsnetwork.com/

OK TONY LETS TALK FANTASY….”

Fantasy Bristol



Hardware/Software


DIY MEGA+

The DIY Mega+ is a platform motion actuator system

DIY MEGA+

https://eracing-lab.com/products/diy-mega-1



Formula Z Drive in Style

Formula-Z… Drive in Style

https://www.instagram.com/p/CTvfxIGJ-YW/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=13&wp=522&rd=http%3A%2F%2Firacerslounge.com&rp=%2F%3Fp%3D2296%26preview%3Dtrue#%7B%22ci%22%3A2%2C%22os%22%3A603.5999999977648%7D



Estructura SimuSport 

https://www.instagram.com/p/CTxoDhOv_qi/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=13&wp=522&rd=http%3A%2F%2Firacerslounge.com&rp=%2F%3Fp%3D2296%26preview%3Dtrue#%7B%22ci%22%3A3%2C%22os%22%3A938.5999999977648%7D

https://simusport.com.ar/



Venym Pedals

https://www.instagram.com/p/CT7koQGN73X/?utm_medium=share_sheet



Pics from SimRacing Expo 2021

https://simracing-pc.de/2021/09/17/simracing-expo-2021/?fbclid=IwAR3z_80lD1sR4gHvima8-Rb-NtExjNwz_LRK9nFmbjj_YBkLt7Kmz0pFMsI

https://simracing-pc.de/2021/09/17/simracing-expo-2021



Res Tech X-1 Formula

The Res Tech X-1 Formula racing cock[it with monitor stand from Italy

https://res-tech.it/



SPARCO EVO QRT Racing Seat

https://shop.redline360.com/products/sparco-evo-racing-seats-black-fiberglass-008072fnr



NRG Racing Simulator Race Seat

NRG jumps into the Racing simulator market with their new $350 NRG FRP-600WT sim racing seat

https://shop.redline360.com/products/nrg-racing-simulator-race-seat-fiber-glass-white-with-blue-side-mounts

https://getnrg.com/products/frp-600wt



CSE ASCARI Button Box [Greg]

ASCARI CARBON is a fully programmable sim racing button box, compatible with PC (USB) and Fanatec CSL Elite wheel base. The button box is designed to be attached to the mounting holes provided on the CSL Elite wheel base and is available for right and left side. ASCARI frame is made of beautiful and sturdy real carbon fiber to give you the perfect motorsport feeling . The unit is supplied with colorful customized stickers for the rotary encoders, elegant rectangular and rounded labels to fully customize your racing experience.

IMG_9299b

https://www.customsimengineering.com/ascari-carbon



iRacing Dashboard [Hall]

Diogo Oliveira is offering a new dash solution for iRacing

dash5.png

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/8571/iracing-dashboard



Ellis – 2022 Sim Rig Project



Is Thrustmaster Back On Form? | T248 Review

TraxionGG reviews the new Thrustmaster T248 wheel base and pedals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnMuuCj2Sas



Results

NASCAR iRacing Series

Fri open: Bristol

  • Ellis –   p8 – started 15th got up as high as 2nd – got involved in a wreck w slight damage – then later running 5th got netcoded hard to the wall – just brought it home after that

Rochette P33 I screwed up in Q and that put me back in that mess and not being aggressive got me caught is crap. Meatballed so called it a night and watched one of the greatest Xfinity race finishes i ever seen

Steve – wrecked out

  • Sunday Open
    • Hall – p wrecked
    • Tom D – p2.  Finally back.  My wheel is back and better than it was.  Had long run speed. Unfortunately a caution came out with 15 to go. Not enough time to get the win. On to Vegas 
  • Sunday fixed 
    • Mike -pwrecked out – netcoded from 3 feet away eventually took me out – this was after getting massively wrecked on lap 2.
  • Race : Vegas
  • Wed Open:
    • Hall –p18, set to loose early, thought it would build tight, but didn’t.  Good car though and very long run after adjustments.  Late caution ferry hurt my track position again, however was up near the front and and got caught up in late wreck.
    • Ellis – pWrecked Out – Had a big save and missed the big one. Later i came washing up and nicked someones nose which sent me down but i saved it then two went to miss me they collected into the wall and i netcoded maybe 5 ft away and got destroyed
  • Thurs Open  

Ellis – p.Wrecked out



Official Series

  • A Open
    • Hall – P1 – Win #116 after horrible luck in NiS
    • D Fixed ARCA Kansas Brian P2 Started on the Pole.  Got too aggressive in getting a big lead, but used up tires too much and was run down with 10 to go.


League / Hosted Races

  • FastTrack Sim Racing League – 
  1.  David – p7.  Wrong guess on the caution coin flip, but Don’t think I had the leaders pace, as me and Steven had the same pace, and leader pulled away from Steven who was on the right pit call.  Did finish first among the old tire cars.
  2. Greg p 13
  3. Mike – p1 – got involved in the first caution a bit of damage – lost laps on long runs – had a good battle in the middle for lucky dog, ran my ass off….
  4. Stephen – p2
  • OBRL ARCA
    1. Brian Iowa P13 made my way up to the front then got in trouble on a late restart
  • OBRL Aftermath Truck Series Las Vegas
  • 1. Dwayne Mcarthur
  • 2. Josh Robinson
  • 3. Steve Thomsom


Final Thoughts



Words Spoken in Closing Audio Clip -“”Thank you for listening to the iRacers Lounge podcast make sure to go subscribe to us on iTunes, SoundCloud, or Google Play, Facebook & Twitter, See You On The Track .” 

TITLE IDEAS

  1. F1 Era Begins
  2. .
  3. .

Description

On this weeks’ show well say hello to iRacing YouTube favorite Dave Cam. We’ll celebrate the one year anniversary of our great sponsor Gridfinder and we’ll check out what may be the biggest story of the year for iRacing, so stay tuned. So strap in and try to keep up with us on the iRacers Lounge Podcast. 

iRacers Lounge Podcast is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, Podbean, Spreaker, Podbay, PodFanatic, Overcast, Amazon, and other podcast players. 

Sponsors: 

www.grid-finder.com

Hosts:

Mike Ellis – twitter.com/MikeDeanEllis

Tony Groves – www.twitch.tv/SirGroves

Chris Scales – twitter.com/JediMcfly

David Hall – www.twitch.tv/mixmage

Greg Hecktus – twitter.com/froozenkaktus – www.twitch.tv/froozenkaktus

Tony Rochette – twitter.com/TonyRochette

Adam Josselyn- twitter.com/Jossad83

Brian Maccubbin – www.twitch.tv/MacRubbinsRacin

Tom Dreiling – 

Kyle Pendygraft – twitter.com/LoudPedalGaming

Links:

Old Show Notes – bit.ly/2CFeArM

Facebook – www.facebook.com/iRacersLounge/

Twitter – twitter.com/iracerslounge

Instagram – instagram.com/iracersloungepodcast/ 

Web (New Show Notes) – iracerslounge.com/

Episode 0297

09/16/2021 – Unleash The Hounds – Episode 0297

iRacers Lounge Podcast – Conversation Topics

Brought to you by:

Opening Audio Clip -“Your listening to the iRacers Lounge Podcast where we discuss everything iRacing, in a casual setting, enjoy.”`

READ THIS AT THE TOP OF EACH SHOW!!! 

  • Welcome to the iRacer’s Lounge, I am your host “XXX”. iRacer’s Lounge is a podcast for the iRacer, where we talk all things iRacing in a casual setting.
  • Joining me are the usual characters, ———— 


Introduction

We talk Coke playoff racing at Bristol with Evan Posocco, we check out a new stats page, then we got the 2022 NiS, we mean NASCAR, schedule. Take a load off and check out the weekly news at the iRacers Lounge Podcast.



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Grid Finder – “The home of online sim racing leagues”



Topics



Coke Race – Bristol

  • Pre-race interview w Elliott Sadler. And in race too. Great insight on how he is managing the day to day of ESE, including making sure these guys are using telemetry. 
  • So far, so good for the Coanda crew. 
  • @KeeganLeahy leads, @MitchelldeJong1 is second. Last week’s winner @bobbyzalenski is third. Already 15 laps completed!
  • Lap 17 TROUBLE! @DDuval42 got loose! @GarrettManes SLAMMED into Duval. No caution. Manes has a ton of damage.
  • Still clean and green. @MathesonRacing started from the pits and is currently two laps down, in danger of losing a third lap. 35 laps complete!
  • LAP 50: @KeeganLeahy continues to lead. He’s in a must-win situation for the @eNASCARCocaCola@iRacing Series playoffs. Still caution-free so far.
  • LAP 53: They’re racing three… and FOUR-wide at the virtual 
  • @BMSupdates

https://twitter.com/NASCAR/status/1437952153323245575

  • It took 60 laps, but the leaders have finally caught lapped traffic.
  • It looks like the high line is the place to be. 
  • @KeeganLeahy can’t get around @znovak15 and now @MitchelldeJong1 is waiting in the wings to take advantage. 95 laps complete!
  • Caution! Lap 102. Looks like @BBryant53 spun after contact with @Blade_Whitt
  • Bryant stays on the lead laps and @jmullisracing gets a fortunate break with the Lucky Dog.,
  • RESTART LAP 108: @23XIRacing teammates @KeeganLeahy and 
  • @MitchelldeJong1 lead the field
  • Biggest mover so far is @swilson3_, currently up 20 spots from 32nd to 12th.
  • Two playoff drivers that need to turn it around and quick are 
  • @jmullisracing and @BBryant53. 32nd and 33rd respectively, they’ll be in a must-win situation at Dega if they finish as they are.
  • “Do you think in a million years that you’re going to be able to pass like that, Vicente?”@CaseyKirwan23 was not happy with this attempted bump and run.
  • Got word ryan luza is running on a generator has no power.
  • @mbussa75 is coming back through the pack, P13 currently. He came into this race as the fourth man in the Final 4 by points… He’ll need a little more to stay there if points are on his mind.
  • Into second and aiming for the lead, @LoganClampitt_ is on the move! Just over 50 to go at Bristol!
  • Race leader @KeeganLeahy pounds the fence with 50 to go.
  • 63 to go: @LoganClampitt_ challenges @KeeganLeahy for the lead.

https://twitter.com/NASCAR/status/1437962106750525443

  • “Thanks for the top guys,” says @KeeganLeahy to the lapped down drivers. He wants the top. Some don’t care. @LoganClampitt_ is THERE. 45 laps to go!
  • Don’t look now, but the defending Bristol winner @RyanLuza is closing in. Now within two second of the Top 2… he only has 25 laps to catch them!
  • 17 to go: CAUTION! @BowlinGraham crashed after contact with 

@vicente_salas14 And there’s a crash under caution! @znovak15, 

@caine_cook, and @AshtonCrowder

  • .RESTART 11 to go: @KeeganLeahy and @LoganClampitt_ lead the field into turn 1.
  • 10 to go: CRASH! @MikeConti5, @swilson3_, @vicente_salas14, and others are involved.
  • HEARTBREAK for @MikeConti5.He’ll have to win at Dega to make the Final 4.

RESTART 4 to go: @KeeganLeahy and @LoganClampitt_ lead the field into turn 1.

https://twitter.com/NASCAR/status/1437967602853236737

CHECKERED FLAG! @KeeganLeahy leads every lap and wins at the virtual @BMSupdates and dominants at virtual @BMSupdates to clinch a spot in the eNASCAR @CocaColaRacing iRacing Series Champ 4.

https://twitter.com/steveluvender/status/1437966377617403906



The Sim Seats showroom is open [David]

https://twitter.com/simseats/status/1436359524986855428?s=11



What Does Brake Bias Do? [Greg]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEQRSKkLVbk



Season 4 Build – Yay or Nay [Mike]

“Its a meh build”

“Not much sexy in this build. I’m happy for Hickory. The GT3 cars feel a lot different as well as the indycar. I feel I can attack harder into the corners than I could. The GT3 cars always felt like they had no grip going into the corner, than no power coming off”

“If they waited for Mt Washington until build week it would’ve seemed better”

“I think because the cup car wasn’t effected at all that makes it less too”

https://twitter.com/iRacing/status/1437418473936855048



Season Wrap Up Stats; a whole new system! [Brian]

Hello fellow stats nerds. You might remember me from the end of season stats that I’ve been posting up into each official series forum section… for like the last 3 years?

As you can expect, doing this was a fair amount of effort and since I’ve been focused on investing my time into developing and supporting my iRacing Reports Discord Bot project, I concluded that doing the end of season stats stuff as I had in the past wasn’t an efficient process.

Over the course of the last season I’ve been working on a whole new system to generate and share end of season stats for official series. You can now access season wrap up stats from 2021 Season 3 all the way back to 2017 Season 1 for all official iRacing series and special events over at this website:ihttps://iracingreports.com/seasons/Statistics and analysis of iRacing drivers and official series results

Use the filters at the top of that page to help you find the series/season you’re interested in.

I can still generate custom outputs for teams/drivers, that include specified people in all the tables and highlight their dots in the charts. This will become a bundled feature for my Discord Bot supporters for 2021 Season 4 onwards.

To learn more about my iRacing Reports Discord Bot please check out: https://discordbot.iracingreports.com

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/7958/season-wrap-up-stats-a-whole-new-system#latest



Potential Massive Bug Involving AI Rosters [David]

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/7708/potential-massive-bug-involving-ai-rosters-roster-json-error

How to get Trading Paints AI Roster into iRacing? [Greg]

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/7605/how-to-get-trading-paints-ai-roster-into-iracing



Replay Sun Bug [Mike]

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https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/7721/replay-sun-bug



See you in 2022, Los Angeles [Brian]

https://twitter.com/NASCAR/status/1437907843592638468

https://twitter.com/iracingmyers/status/1437917255623483393?s=11

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdonhU0pMvA



Sim Racing Podcast Playlist [David]

Shoutout to my new favorite listener, Qwikstreet Sims. He has got a nice channel going there…

“ all the shows, and others, deserve credit for making Sim racing what it is today”

“ The longest running podcast in this hobby space…”

https://youtu.be/7MAhdUajNuc?t=447



Road Atlanta is looking BRIGHT at NIGHT in today’s update! [Greg]

https://www.instagram.com/p/CT2kNA9pD_S/?utm_medium=share_sheet



NASCAR announces 2022 NASCAR Cup Series schedule [Mike]

NASCAR announced the Clash – NASCAR’s prelude event to the Daytona 500 since 1979 – will take place somewhere other than Daytona International Speedway when NASCAR visits the iconic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Feb. 6, 2022.

The NASCAR Cup Series will visit another track for the first time when the green flag flies at World Wide Technology Raceway just outside St. Louis on June 5.

https://www.nascar.com/news-media/2021/09/15/nascar-announces-2022-nascar-cup-series-schedule/



2021 Season 4 Patch 1 Release Notes [Brian]

https://twitter.com/iracingsupport/status/1438127115996696590?s=11

https://support.iracing.com/support/solutions/articles/31000162040-2021-season-4-patch-1-release-notes-2021-09-14-02-



Petit Le Mans powered by VCO [David]

Petit Le Mans is a 10 hour endurance race held annually at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia. It is a marquee event in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

Date: October 1-3

Timeslot #1 – Friday 22:00 GMT

Timeslot #1 – Saturday 07:00 GMT

Timeslot #2 – Saturday 12:00 GMT

Timeslot #4 – Saturday 16:00 GMT

Track: Road Atlanta

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MASCAR [Mike]

John Boy
to iracerslounge@gmail.com

Hey Mike
   This is John this is the info for my new league. The name of the new league is call MASCAR. We will be doing a Dirt Series that will be starting on the 8 of November. To join there is a $10 fee. We will be running two different cars. We will rotate cars each week. The two cars are the Pro Late Models and the 358 Modified. We will be running fix setups has well. The dirt series will run on Monday nights practice starts at 8:30pm eat. I am working on getting a broadcast to do all 10 weeks. We will also run the Cup Cars next year when the new season starts. We will follow the nascar schedule. These races will be on Thursday nights and also will have a $10 fee. So please check us out I will put the website down below. I did the website myself so not the best but I try ??. Anyway thanks for all your help man we appreciate it a lot. ??
Website- https://mascar2021.wixsite.com/league
Facebook Page- https://www.facebook.com/Mascar-League-100473672386018/
Twitter- @mascar2021



Bathurst 1000 [Greg]

2021 Bathurst 1000

Just a reminder the Bathurst 1000 is coming up this September 17th-19th

iRSE-Bathurst1000-feature.jpg

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/comment/53920



Intimidator Challenge, Sprint Cars @ Talladega – September 24th [Brian]

Intimidator Challenge, Sprint Cars @ Talladega – September 24th

Noah Carmichael2 Posts: 

On September 24th my friend and I will be hosting the inaugural Intimdator Challenge. This event will be a week-long process starting with 4 practice sessions taking place between September 18th-21st, we will then have our It’s a Robin Miller Pole Night on the 22nd where we will find out which 24 drivers (33 if we receive 60+ entries) will move onto the main event. The pole-sitter will also receive a $50 prize courtesy of Ambitious Cloud.

The race will take place on September 24th at 8:00 pm. The race will be 76 laps and will be broadcasted live on PitStopTV!

The only cost to enter the event is a donation to the gofundme set up to support Marshall and Shabral Pruett as Shabral continues her ongoing battle with cancer.

Anyone interested in joining us for the event can register by following this link https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd1FvNfytr0T8Fub7iK9r2zg2RIFQsfnmOboQCzpytKfqB9mw/viewform. All the links you will need including the link to the gofundme, discord, and event guide will all be in there.

And if you need more info you can follow me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/MightyMack03/status/1432889613639720961) and keep up with any ongoing updates. We hope to see you all there!

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Podcast Housekeeping

Aftermath Podcast – Get it!

New Website – Leave Comments http://iracerslounge.com/


We are in the regular rotation… (Mike) DO NOT END WITH QUESTION PHRASE

https://performancemotorsportsnetwork.com/

OK TONY LETS TALK FANTASY….”




Hardware/Software


ProtoSimTech Pedal Batch [David]

2021 ProtoSimTech Batch Pre-Orders Coming Soon

https://www.facebook.com/1113659788651573/posts/6752552384762257/?d=n

$300 Deposit - 50 Sets

https://www.facebook.com/1113659788651573/posts/6766888449995317/?d=n


Thrustmaster Pedals [Mike]


The #T3PM is now available:

The new Thrustmaster T3PM pedals are now availablehttps://www.instagram.com/p/CThTC83gi97/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=13&wp=522&rd=http%3A%2F%2Firacerslounge.com&rp=%2F%3Fp%3D2269%26preview%3Dtrue#%7B%22ci%22%3A0%2C%22os%22%3A515.4000000022352%7D



Could this be the NEXT Logitech Wheel? [David]

In a YouTube video from Random Callsign he speculates whether Logitch may be the next manufacturer in the Direct Drive Wheel market.https://www.youtube.com/embed/h1hN3ur9kbo?feature=oembed



Track Cams for Gourmets [Greg]

https://www.trackcams22.com/



The Best Sim Racing Cockpit? [Mike]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZn7BAW7NRc



UPDATED Sim Hound Cockpit Review [Brian]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCrBTZ779MQ



The Overpower OP Chassis [Greg]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fv0AsWoZ_zY

https://overpower.gg/en/



new AccuForce wireless button box prototype [David]

No photo description available.

https://www.facebook.com/319944334738806/posts/4536014466465084/?d=n



the $2,999 GeForce RTX 4090 price prediction [Mike]

GeForce RTX 3090

https://www.pcgamer.com/im-not-buying-the-dollar2999-geforce-rtx-4090-price-prediction-but-should-i/



Thrustmaster, Meanwhile… [David]

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https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/7522/thrustmaster-meanwhile





Results

NASCAR iRacing Series

Fri open: Richmond

  • Ellis –   DQ’d- w six to go. Kept getting run over from behind for some reason tonight like three different times. I spun off that road and hit the wall and the wheel spun quickly in my hand got a card up in it in it like sprained my thumb. 

Rochette P10 few people in my and Mike’s split had server issues. I had issues got booted under caution made it back down 3 laps. Enough cautions made it back to lead

  • Sunday Open
    • Greg pwrecked 
    • Hall – p wrecked early 26th
  • Sunday fixed 
    • Mike -p11 – got involved in several wrecks that were not my doing but soldiered on. Got a drive through for too many incidents but still had a decent run
    • Tyler – P8 – ran my normal, did not qualify and started in the back. Took my time and chipped away at the guys killing tires. Finished with a 8x dodging the disasters but finished strong. Thanks to the team for helping with pit strategy and when to push it. 
    • Brian – P13 ran pretty well all night.  Stayed in the top 10 until the GWC when I was dive bombed and the car pushed me up the track allowing several cars to pass.
  • Race Bristol: 
  • Wed Open:
    • Hall –p21.  Absolute wreck fest.  Sloppiest Top Split race since Martinsville.  5 times unable to avoid wreck, and twice it was severe damage.  Climbed to 21st by survival even with the BF at the end on the 5th impact.  Just took the lap penalty and lost no spots.  Iracing’s hamsters had a stroke twice during the race, and the second time the glitch that was happening to everyone took a lap from me.  For as tough as it was, 21st not horrific.
    • Ellis – p26 – was working inside lane and a guy got under me and got turned
    • Kyle P – P9 Started 14th and worked my way to the front. Ran consistent top 10 and then last 28 laps i hammered down and worked my way up to 5ht. Lap car lost it with 2 to go and i got collected was down 400 RPM but got to restart 3rd. I tried to block the low line and keep a top 5 but just didn’t have the power. Only received a 4x the whole race and kept the car straight until that last caution.
    • Greg PWrecked by Server issues
    • Rochette P engine dun gon blown up after some damage in a couple of cautions 
  • Thurs Open  
    • Ellisp.2 – led the most laps – this one hurt – almost had it won – ran off the tires

Rochette P3 stayed out of trouble ran tires off on last run… i was hoping Mike and the other guy wrecked, i need a win this year



Official Series

D Fixed ARCA Brian P2 Started on the pole. Fell to 4th in the first half trying to save tires and made my way back up to 2nd by the end.



League / Hosted Races


  • FastTrack Sim Racing League –
  1.  David – p2 not fast enough at end
  2. Greg p1 
  3. Mike – pwrecked out 1st caution could not miss it
  4. Tony- P18 just not fast at Richmond but stayed out of trouble and on the lead lap
  • OBRL ARCA Series 
    1. Brian Southern National P20 Dirt tracked the qualifying and wound up taking the pole.  Then wound up starting in the pits when I lost sound gridding.  Small Track with lots of cars was tough to make many positions.
  • OBRL Aftermath Truck Series 
  • CONGRATULATIONS Steve Thomson in the Ridetv #67 Wins The Iracers Lounge The Aftermath Podcast Nascar Truck Series at Bristol MotorSpeedway
  • Dwayne Mcarthur in the REG Customs #97  Finished 2nd 
  • Josh Robinson in the Microcenter #23  Finished 3rd

Final Thoughts




Words Spoken in Closing Audio Clip -“”Thank you for listening to the iRacers Lounge podcast make sure to go subscribe to us on iTunes, SoundCloud, or Google Play, Facebook & Twitter, See You On The Track .” 

TITLE IDEAS

  1. My ass is off limits
  2. Unleash The Hounds
  3. iRacing Injuries
  4. Gravy on top of mt washington

Description

We talk Coke playoff racing at Bristol with Evan Posocco, we check out a new stats page, then we got the 2022 NiS, we mean NASCAR, schedule. Take a load off and check out the weekly news at the iRacers Lounge Podcast.

iRacers Lounge Podcast is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, Podbean, Spreaker, Podbay, PodFanatic, Overcast, Amazon, and other podcast players. 

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Hosts:

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Tony Rochette – twitter.com/TonyRochette

Adam Josselyn- twitter.com/Jossad83

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Episode 0296

9/9/2021 – Reverse 180 – Episode 0296

Opening Audio Clip -“Your listening to the iRacers Lounge Podcast where we discuss everything iRacing, in a casual setting, enjoy.”`

READ THIS AT THE TOP OF EACH SHOW!!! 

  • Welcome to the iRacer’s Lounge, I am your host “XXX”. iRacer’s Lounge is a podcast for the iRacer, where we talk all things iRacing in a casual setting.
  • Joining me are the usual characters, ———— 


Introduction

On the show this week, we will be unpacking all of the new content from the season 4 build including new tracks, new cars and all of the other updates including the addition of adding AI cars to hosted races. We’ll add in some hardware in the mix and get some clues as to what’s coming up in next years Nascar/NIS schedule.

And remember you can follow along with us on your PC or mobile device in real time as you listen to the show and see for yourself all of the great topics and products we’ll discuss by visiting iracerslounge.com and selecting show notes. Hope to see you there..



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Topics



Five New Cars, 11 New Tracks, Hosted Sessions Join iRacing AI for 2021 Season 4

iRacing adds five new cars and 11 tracks to hosted sessions with the ability to add AI cars to fill the field.

https://www.iracing.com/five-new-cars-11-new-tracks-hosted-sessions-join-iracing-ai-for-2021-season-4/



Hickory Speedway is Here

Hickory Speedway was added to the lineup in this season’s build including a release video.

https://twitter.com/iracing/status/1433902164888408068?s=11

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWUiXNjMmHE



iRacing World of Outlaws Sprint Car World Championship Returns, Qualifying Series Announced

The iRacing World of Outlaws Sprint car championship will be beginning it’s qualifying series on September 20th at Cedar Lake Speedway and conclude October 25th at Kokomo. Then the November 15th will begin the championship series at Volusia.

https://www.iracing.com/iracing-world-of-outlaws-sprint-car-world-championship-returns-qualifying-series-announced/



Tardiff Wins Again!

Alan Tardif brings home his 3rd win of the season at Beach Ridge Speedway in his iRacing sponsored Late Model.

https://twitter.com/alantardiff8/status/1434649277880471555?s=11



Release Notes

Season 4 release notes were released with all of it’s contents on Wednesday.

https://twitter.com/iracingsupport/status/1434645913897771008?s=11

https://support.iracing.com/support/solutions/articles/31000161946-2021-season-4-release-notes-2021-09-07-01-



2021 S4 Paint Templates Released

Paint master Brian Simpson posted the new paint templates for the new Porsche 922 Cup and Ferrari EVO GT3

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/7379/2021-s4-paint-templates-released



NiS 2022 Schedule

Nascar will be announcing their new 2022 schedule and by association it’s NIS schedule as well. Some notable moves may be the addition of WWT Raceway and Pocono dropping a race.

https://twitter.com/a_s12/status/1435407751497371655?s=11



GT3R can do 180 kph in reverse

How fast can you go in reverse? According to iRacing Streamer Dan Suzuki, he can hit 180KPH in the Porsche GT3R.

https://twitter.com/dansuzukitv/status/1435317111627390984?s=11



Dynamic Track, Where There Art Thou?

Bryan Black33 Tweeted about his regrets in missing the dynamic track changes in iRacing. Chris Overland was among those who commented his agreement.

https://twitter.com/bryanblack33/status/1435130022457663489?s=11

https://twitter.com/chrisoverland47/status/1435240818260983813?s=11

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/7474/multi-groove#latest

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/7545/dynamic-track-on-ovals#latest

And Now Superspeedway Package

Liam Brotherton posted in the forums a response in the thread criticizing the package on Superspeedways.

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/comment/49222/#Comment_49222



2021 Season 4 Schedule

Tyler Hudson Posted in the forums the 2021 Season 4 schedule

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/7505/2021-season-4-schedule



Ferrari 488 GT3 EVO 2020

iRacing posted an introduction to the all new the Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpsgScDUjrc



NEW CONTENT // Hungaroring

The next introduction video for new content shows off the Hungaroring Grand Prix track

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lt-6iOL9_Xk



Deceiving Practice – Setup Shops

https://www.facebook.com/106907984441355/posts/359254505873367/?d=n



Week 13 Tour Mods Saturday

Scott Ross will be hosting a fun, Tour Mod 100 lap race at Dover on Saturday with fixed setups and no damage with a incident limit.

Scott Ross8:28 PM (1 hour ago)
to iracerslounge

Hey guys could you mention this. It was a big help last week 13. 
So the last couple of week 13s I hosted a fun no pressure Tour Mods on road course races. This time I wanted to switch it up to a 100 lap race at Dover with Tour Mods on the Saturday of Week 13. Fixed setup no damage but there will be an incident limit. Tire Changes will also be available. There will be iracing controlled cautions.
Date: Sept 11th 2021

Practice 8:30p et

Qual 9:00p

Race 9:10p

Looking forward to you seeing you there.
Here is a link to the Forum 
Week 13 Dover Race 9/11 @9:00p ET — iRacing Forums
Scott



2021 Bathurst 1000

Just a reminder the Bathurst 1000 is coming up this September 17th-19th

iRSE-Bathurst1000-feature.jpg

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/comment/53920



Intimidator Challenge, Sprint Cars @ Talladega – September 24th

Noah Carmichael2 Posts: 

On September 24th my friend and I will be hosting the inaugural Intimdator Challenge. This event will be a week-long process starting with 4 practice sessions taking place between September 18th-21st, we will then have our It’s a Robin Miller Pole Night on the 22nd where we will find out which 24 drivers (33 if we receive 60+ entries) will move onto the main event. The pole-sitter will also receive a $50 prize courtesy of Ambitious Cloud.

The race will take place on September 24th at 8:00 pm. The race will be 76 laps and will be broadcasted live on PitStopTV!

The only cost to enter the event is a donation to the gofundme set up to support Marshall and Shabral Pruett as Shabral continues her ongoing battle with cancer.

Anyone interested in joining us for the event can register by following this link https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd1FvNfytr0T8Fub7iK9r2zg2RIFQsfnmOboQCzpytKfqB9mw/viewform. All the links you will need including the link to the gofundme, discord, and event guide will all be in there.

And if you need more info you can follow me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/MightyMack03/status/1432889613639720961) and keep up with any ongoing updates. We hope to see you all there!

E-KlHJuWQAAGdi1.jpg


Operation Motorsport Benefit 4 Hours of the Glen

A reminder that Operation Motorsport Benefit 4 Hours of The Glen will be held on September 12th with the mission to engage, through motorsport, ill, injured, or wounded service members and disabled Veterans, affected by military service, leading to aiding in their recovery and rehabilitation. Now, twenty years after 9/11/01, we aim to recognize and remember the first responders who laid their lives on the line, and the service members who pushed forward thereafter, and over history.

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https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/6068/operation-motorsport-benefit-4-hours-of-the-glen



8 Hour IMSA Race at Daytona

Also, don’t forget that this September 18th there is an 8 hour IMSA Endurance Race at Daytona to benefit a local autism organization with practice starting at 1:00pm CST

autism_race_poster.png

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/5924/8-hour-imsa-race-at-daytona-for-autism




Podcast Housekeeping

Aftermath Podcast – Get it!

New Website – Leave Comments http://iracerslounge.com/


We are in the regular rotation… (Mike)

https://performancemotorsportsnetwork.com/

OK . LETS TALK FANTASY….”

Fantasy




Hardware/Software


EG-R GTR Aluminum Rig

Our flagship rig with the integrated triple screen assembly, ready to mount three 32″ flat or curved screens. It comes with a swivel arm keyboard tray and mouse platform, as well as a gear shifter/handbrake mount. This particular rig was setup with a uniquely designed Fanatec Podium DD1 wheel base mount assembly. We can supply you with a generic reclinable racing seat, or a proper Sparco racing bucket seat of your choice. This rig provides you with a solidly constructed base to setup your own dream racing setup.https://www.instagram.com/p/CSplCPitfh0/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=13&wp=453&rd=http%3A%2F%2Firacerslounge.com&rp=%2F%3Fp%3D2244%26preview%3Dtrue#%7B%22ci%22%3A2%2C%22os%22%3A549.1999999992549%7D

https://www.instagram.com/p/CSplCPitfh0/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=13&wp=471&rd=http%3A%2F%2Firacerslounge.com&rp=%2Fepisode-0293%2F#%7B%22ci%22%3A5%2C%22os%22%3A3622.5%7D



NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 series mass production to start in the middle of 2022. According to new reports, NVIDIA’s Hopper architecture could tape out at the start of 2022, or late 2021 at an early estimate. Meanwhile, mass production of GeForce RTX 40 series GPUs is expected to start in the middle of next year, so an autumn or winter 2022 release could be on the cards for NVIDIA’s next-generation graphics cards.

https://www.notebookcheck.net/NVIDIA-GeForce-RTX-40-series-mass-production-to-start-in-the-middle-of-2022.555634.0.html



All New RSeat P1 Sim Chassis

RSeat reveals it’s new P1 Sim Chassis in a variety of colors with your choice with, or without Sparco Seat for $1,200. It works a variety of all of the popular hardware and offers accessories for keyboards, mousepads, shifters and more. A full review can be found on The Simpit YouTube channel.https://www.youtube.com/embed/GZknJ5p7D0s?feature=oembed



Daks Print Shop Etsy Store

Daks Print Shop on the Etsy Store has a variety of 3D printed sim related products including things like sim inspired lights, dust covers for quick releases, mounting brackets for phones and tablets and much more.

Sim Lab RGB LED Lamp Includes LED/Remote
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https://www.etsy.com/shop/DaksPrintShop



MPI SimMax Chassis

Max Papis Industries’ new SimMax Chassis is the company’s first rig offered in their growing simulation product lineup. The MPI SimMax Chassis comes complete with everything you need to assemble and drive. Simply use the supplied pieces, nuts, and bolts and attach your desired technology which is designed to work with Logitech, Thrustmaster and Fanatec hardware. It comes in three configurable options with a price range of $799.00 – $999.00.https://maxpapisinc.com/product/mpi-sim-c1/embed/#?secret=aUYlgVHi39



Company Review

RS Button Boxes has a large variety of size, colors and designs of button boxes with multiple style switches.

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https://www.rsbuttonboxes.com/



iRacingReplayCapture

Yvon Cognard posted in the forums that he created an open source command line application allowing the capture of multiple camera angles from a replay where you can record the whole replay or configure specific ranges. It controls OBS and creates a single clip by camera angle, making the video editing synchronization easy. Writing scripts, you can also control the camera live, as it plays, and avoid editing.

You’ll find the application and more details here:

https://github.com/yvon/iracing-replay-capture

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/5919/iracingreplaycapture-an-application-to-record-replays-from-multiple-camera-angles



Csl dd review

https://youtube.com/watch?v=a12_ztNJ87c%3Ffeature%3Doembed



What Pedal Flex?

https://twitter.com/nextlvlracing/status/1433595970839883778?s=11





Results

NASCAR iRacing Series

Fri open: Darlington

  • Ellis –   p2 – Led some laps and just had nothing for the winner – on the longer run he would gap me for sure – he would have a 10 second lead and I would short pit and wipe it out but eventually he would get by me and drive on – great run to back up my win
  • Greg – PWrecked from lead with 100 to go
  • Hall – P12 top split.  Should have been top 10, but self made mistakes threw it away including missing the pits on green flag stop.  Insane long run speed.
  • Rochette P7 had speed stayed in top 10 through the first green flag stop when cautio. Came out just as i was leaving box putting me a lap down, moss the lucky dog for the next caution decided to take a wave around which did not work in my favor as i somehow ended 3 laps down for what was probably the longest green flag run i ever had in a nis
  • Sunday Open
    • Rochette- P3 definitely had a great car again but lapped cars that wanna race ya and also not understanding what a wave around is kept me behind em 
    • Greg p Back problems

Hall – p wrecked out by a clue less lap car

  • Race Richmond: 
  • Wed Open:
    • Hall –p13 tough top split, green flag running except early caution, climbed from p22 start
    • Ellis – p.17 – was loose on the 1st caution and took a guy out. I moved forward and ran top ten pretty much as high as 5th. About 35 to go a guy on the inside came up into me and 5 minutes damage.
    • Kyle P – P4 Started P9 and hung out in the top for most of the race. About halfway through I slid through turn’s 3 & 4 on a restart brought out the caution. Fell back to P-19 and worked my way up to a P4 finish. With Stephen L getting a P3 in the same split.
  • Thurs Open  
    • Ellis – p.4 – Ran back half of top ten basically. At one point I spun off but saved it and worked back up – I was on outside once and they checked the guy behind me hit me, knocked me down into inside car, which wreck him. Turns out to be the same guy i wrecked on Wednesday. Later he came out many laps down and waited until I came around then ran hard side be side with me pushing me up in the corners… I eventually let off to get away from him. 

Rochette P13 caught in late wreck blah



League / Hosted Races

  • FastTrack Sim Racing League – 
  1.  David – p8  wrecked early, heavily damaged.  Car got the and bounced into me as I was passing
  2. Greg pwrecked out I went to enter the corner and he slowed way up and I got locked to him
  3. Mike – pblown up – was p7 before the caution and caught a lap down – took the wayaround and it put me back in the crap – where someone 3 cars ahead decided to let off the gas just after getting to 4th gear for about 2 seconds which stacked us all up and i got heavy front end damage and blew up shortly after.
  4. Tony- Pwrecked out
  5. Stephen – p3


Final Thoughts




Words Spoken in Closing Audio Clip -“”Thank you for listening to the iRacers Lounge podcast make sure to go subscribe to us on iTunes, SoundCloud, or Google Play, Facebook & Twitter, See You On The Track .” 

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On the show this week, we will be unpacking all of the new content from the season 4 build including new tracks, new cars and all of the other updates including the addition of adding AI cars to hosted races. We’ll add in some hardware in the mix and get some clues as to what’s coming up in next years Nascar/NIS schedule.

iRacers Lounge Podcast is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, Podbean, Spreaker, Podbay, PodFanatic, Overcast, Amazon, and other podcast players. 

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Hosts:

Mike Ellis – twitter.com/MikeDeanEllis

Tony Groves – www.twitch.tv/SirGroves

Chris Scales – twitter.com/JediMcfly

David Hall – www.twitch.tv/mixmage

Greg Hecktus – twitter.com/froozenkaktus – www.twitch.tv/froozenkaktus

Tony Rochette – twitter.com/TonyRochette

Adam Josselyn- twitter.com/Jossad83

Brian Maccubbin – www.twitch.tv/MacRubbinsRacin

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Kyle Pendygraft – twitter.com/LoudPedalGaming

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Episode 0294

8/26/2021 – A Spoonful of Mountain – Episode 0294

iRacers Lounge Podcast – Conversation Topics

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Special Guest

Jordan Spoon

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General Questions:

  1. What brought you to iRacing and how did you hear about it?
  2. Which series do you normally run?                
  3. What type of hardware do you use? (Wheels, Pedals, ect.)
  4. Software
    1. What gear did you use when you first started iRacing?
  5. Do you run Monitors or VR? 
    1. How many monitors?
    2. What VR headset are you running?
  6. Are you part of a team?  
  7. Do you participate in any leagues or is it just official racing? 
  8. What is your most memorable iRacing moment? 

Guest Specific Questions:

  1. https://twitter.com/jspoon13
  2. https://members.iracing.com/membersite/member/CareerStats.do?custid=23502
  3.   https://members.iracing.com/membersite/member/CareerStats.do?custid=56449            
  4. https://www.tradingpaints.com/profile/56449/Jordan-Spoon2
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Topics



The Mountain Week3

iRacing posted a video of Nascar driver Anthony Alfredo who hosted a Formula Vee soapbox derby from the top of Mt Washington with Logan Sheets and Jimmy Mullis. after all was aid and done Alfredo turned out to be the lone survivor to the bottom of the hill.

https://twitter.com/iracing/status/1428755866715664390?s=11



Alfredo also posted his fast time up the Mountain with a killer 5:24.2 split.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKEG2Q5MKfE



Track Walk

irtrackwalk.com lets you do a Google Earth Street view type of point-to-point tour of iRacing’s Mt Washington. You can zoom, spin a look all around from each point as you make your way up the mountain.

https://irtrackwalk.com/Mt.Washington/Hillclimb/afternoon/?corner=location01



What new Endurance Races should be added

Twan Van den Beld asked in a post in the forums which endurance race you think should be added to the iRacing service.

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/6428/what-new-endurance-races-should-be-added



IMSA Endurance Series in Season 4

Greg west posted in the forums that, by popular demand. iRacing has added a 2:00 GMT timeslot that will cover Friday evening in the US


https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/comment/44680/#Comment_44680



Lotus 49 

Christian Challiner eluded to it earlier, but Greg West came out and said it for certain in the forums that the Lotus ’49 car is getting a pretty nice tire update with this build and he’s super excited for the community to get their hands on it!

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/comment/44594#Comment_44594



IR18 Tires

Greg West also released info that the IR18 also is actually in the middle of a road course tire overhaul that we anticipate will make the September release

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/comment/43562#Comment_43562



AI for indycar and GTE confirmed?

Will Lyon noticed that at the 30:37 mark of the Sounds of iRacing video it clearly features Indy Cars and at the 10;12 mark shows the GTE cars. They’re all taking the same line as each other and no one’s crashing, so…does this mean they’re AI and are both coming to AI in the next build? 

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/6120/ai-for-indycar-and-gte-confirmed



2021 Bathurst 1000

September 17th-19th will mark the return of the iRacing Bathurst 1000 from the Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, New South Wales Australia.

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https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/6534/2021-bathurst-1000



Majeski in Victory Lane

Ty Majeski returned his iRacing sponsored Late Model back to victory lane this time at Hawkeye Downs in Cedar Rapids, IA last Friday night.

https://twitter.com/TyMajeski/status/1429461199306084354



I Tried iRacing For The First Time


Ermin Hamidovic has been a sim racer for 6 years, but never on iRacing. However he tried iRacing for the first time and posted a YouTube video of his thoughts and comparisons with other racing sims.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2dS2WoPJQw



Screenshots

iRacing Tweeted some teaser pictures of the upcoming track, Hungaroring,

https://twitter.com/iracing/status/1430193787071078406?s=11



Camera Update

Davis Tucker announced in the forums that next season you will be able to hit ctrl-z any time when out of the car and then use the mouse to move around the world. The mouse changes your orientation, left/right buttons move forward and back, center button + mouse movement makes you strafe, and the scroll wheel changes elevation. They have an existing ctrl-z camera already, but it requires the camera tool be up and it does not use the scroll wheel or center button.

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/comment/43313#Comment_43313



A fun read featuring the legendary Dave Kaemmer!

Dave Kaemmer, CEO of iRacing, sat down for an interview with Cnet Roadshow discussing iRacing, it’s history and future and comparisons with other driving games.

His thoughts on the comparison to other racing titles he said, “Every racing game manufacturer talks about how realistic they are, but from my biased perspective I think that’s all bullshit.” 

Most racing games, Kaemmer mentioned in the article, create a fantasy aesthetic where you, the player, are really, really good at driving — even if you’re not. “The reality is if you get a Ferrari and you don’t know what you’re doing, you’re going to crash it very quickly.” 

Kaemmer isn’t dishing details, but says iRacing’s long-awaited rain model is nearing completion, and that there’s much more to come: “I’ve been in an R&D phase now for a while. I’ve got a pretty big set of changes that I’d like to make that I think will make good improvements.”

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https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/features/iracing-made-in-america/



Release Notes for iRacing UI

The release notes were posted in the forums for the latest iRacing UI

https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/6337/release-notes-for-iracing-ui-05-13-31



The Force Dynamics Dallara iRacing Grand Prix Championship

The Force Dynamics Dallara iRacing Grand Prix Championship will mark the return of an open wheel World Championship Series back to iRacing. Competitors will be using the Dallara iR01 car with a $25,000 prize pool in the series.

https://twitter.com/iracing/status/1430884220587675656?s=11



New Aussie Tracks

On the Supercars Twitter account they announced the iRacing will bring Sandown International Raceway a circuit a 1.9 mile road course in the suburb of Springvale in Melbourne, Victoria and Winton Motor Raceway a 1.85 mile track in Winton, Australia.

https://twitter.com/supercars/status/1430462958266630144?s=11



Operation Motorsport Benefit 4 Hours of the Glen

A reminder that Operation Motorsport Benefit 4 Hours of The Glen will be held on September 12th with the mission to engage, through motorsport, ill, injured, or wounded service members and disabled Veterans, affected by military service, leading to aiding in their recovery and rehabilitation. Now, twenty years after 9/11/01, we aim to recognize and remember the first responders who laid their lives on the line, and the service members who pushed forward thereafter, and over history.

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https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/6068/operation-motorsport-benefit-4-hours-of-the-glen



8 Hour IMSA Race at Daytona

Also, don’t forget that this September 18th there is an 8 hour IMSA Endurance Race at Daytona to benefit a local autism organization with practice starting at 1:00pm CST

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https://forums.iracing.com/discussion/5924/8-hour-imsa-race-at-daytona-for-autism



Podcast Housekeeping

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We are in the regular rotation… (Mike)

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OK, LET’S TALK FANTASY….”

Fantasy [Tony]

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Hardware/Software



Alex Palou’s Custom FPE

Gomez Sim Industries adds Indy Car Driver Alex Palou’s signature racing wheel to their impressive collection.


https://www.instagram.com/p/CSg2aADr-_C/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=13&wp=471&rd=http%3A%2F%2Firacerslounge.com&rp=%2Fepisode-0293%2F#%7B%22ci%22%3A3%2C%22os%22%3A2332.7000000029802%7D





Simagic Alpha Mini Wheelbase Review

The Sim Magic Mini DD goes thru the stringent review process at Barry Rowland’s Sim Racing Garage

https://youtube.com/watch?v=wPe628qP5n8%3Ffeature%3Doembed

https://www.simfai-solutions.com/simagic-alpha-mini



YRD Button Box

Yuhouse Racing Designs is officially starting a pre order for YRD button box’s for sim racing! The box is plug and play! Equipped with a covered switch. Two on off switches. 6 programmable buttons and 3 tune dials and 2 toggle switches and a fully functioning brake bias knob! To get started, send them a Pm on their facebook page. They’re asking a $50 deposit to start your order., and will apply that to the Final cost of $130 and are estimating a $10-$15 per box shipping in continental US.

https://www.facebook.com/yuhouseracingdesigns/posts/229292295718172

https://www.facebook.com/103842818263121/posts/242675221046546/?d=n



New NGASA Brake Pedal

The new 3drap Ngasa Pedals offer a brand new way to think Throttle and Clutch Pedals, thanks to a wide range of customizations and the CBF System

https://www.instagram.com/p/CSjw1M9qg4n/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=13&wp=471&rd=http%3A%2F%2Firacerslounge.com&rp=%2Fepisode-0293%2F#%7B%22ci%22%3A4%2C%22os%22%3A2366.1000000089407%7D



TweakTown posted a list on their Twitter page of Best Buy stores that currently have sock of the hard-to-find Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 series’ graphics cards after a large restock.

https://www.pcgamer.com/a-massive-restock-of-nvidia-rtx-30-series-gpus-is-happening-at-best-buy-tomorrow/

https://twitter.com/TweakTown/status/1430705439407099905



Results

NASCAR iRacing Series

Fri open: Michigan

  • Ellis –   p3 – started 17th worked my way up ran top five most of the night – final stop the two leader short pitted and i stayed out a couple of laps, and that was it – after it shook out they were 4 seconds up on me. Great run
  • Hall – P 22, was pushing for top 10 in top split, wreck in front of me, once again no where to go
  • Rochette P11 from the real to virtual irish hills in less time than it took to complete this race. Conservative in the begining. On restarts kept getting checked up when guys dont know how to come out of a corner right. Was good on long run but felt slow. Was just tired
  • Sunday Open
    • Hall – p10, saved a descent run for the week
  • Sunday fixed 
    • Mike -p19 – had a good run going but they stacked up on a restart and like dominoes i got crunched on both front and back – car was slow so just finished off from there.

Brian – P15 no sound!  Started in the back, Avoided wrecks, but not black flags:two laps down.  Had the speed to run with leaders, but couldn’t get laps back.

  • Tyler – P13 had a great run and felt comfortable during the race. Was side swiped avoiding a crash on backstretch but managed to stay clean and pull out a 13. Thank you to Mike for spotting at the end!
  • Race: Daytona
  • Wed Open:
    • Hall –p7,  contending on gwc, outside line lead, Horrific net code, inside line was holding there line
    • Ellis – p.wrecked out – was running p5 all lined up just riding and 2nd place spun 1st and i got wiped out – 4 minutes damage can barely steer – go back out just riding around laps down leaders coming by on the bottom im in the middle i get tagged big wreck – i probably screwed up not leaving enough room – i should have parked it

Thanks to Kyle for the pushing and spotting at the end.

  • Thurs Open  
    • Ellis – p.11 – was running top 5, first stop rights only got the lead – led many laps – The last run we had to save fuel, then later we got racing and i made several tactical errors on which lane to pick when… A good learning race and redemption a bit after last night

Rochette P stupid gah damn lap cars going 3 wide and wrecked, caugt in it



Official Series

  • 24 Hours of Silverstone

David- p1 – https://www.facebook.com/948776355468572/posts/winner-winner-chicken-dinnerthe-boys-have-gone-and-won-the-24hrs-of-silverstone-/1593948434284691/

B open- Kyle – Daytona P all i do is win. Started P3 and just hung out behind the leader. On lap 18 the caution came out. I took fuel and tires and just waited my time behind the leader saving gas. 9 laps to go i made my move for the lead when we came up on lap traffic. Held off the field for a P1.




League / Hosted Races

  • FastTrack Sim Racing League – 
  1.  David – p2, survival of the luckiest basically
  2. Greg pwrecked
  3. Mike – p8 – started in the back was up to 7th by 1st stop – ran top 5 for a while but longer runs i ran the tires off then faded.
  4. Tony- Pwrecked
  5. Bobby -pblinked out
  6. Stephen – pwrecked
  7. Joe – pwrecked
  • Pacific Majors – Southern 500

Hall – p 11  had to spend an entire green flag run nursing overheating from a lap car, never got lead lap back.

  • Hosted – Mt Washington Hill Climb
    1. Ellis – 5:43 beetle
  • OBRL Aftermath Truck Series 
  • ? ? CONGRATULATIONS Tom Ogle #11 Wins The Iracers Lounge The Aftermath Podcast Nascar Truck Series  CHAMPIONSHIP! 
  • ? Congratulations To the Final 4 And Everyone from the Finale at Daytona International Speedway
  • Josh Robinson in the Micro Center #23  Finished 2nd In points
  • Steve Thomson in the Ridetv #67  Finished 3rd in points
  • Dwayne McArthur in the REG Customs #97 Finished 4th in points


Final Thoughts



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Description

On today’s show we’ll be welcoming Gridfinder Paint Festival winner Jordan Spoon to the show. We’ll one more trip to Mount Washington, review some more iRacing special events and have lots of new hardware to check out. . So strap in and try to keep up with us on the iRacers Lounge Podcast. 

iRacers Lounge Podcast is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, Podbean, Spreaker, Podbay, PodFanatic, Overcast, Amazon, and other podcast players. 

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Hosts:

Mike Ellis – twitter.com/MikeDeanEllis

Tony Groves – www.twitch.tv/SirGroves

Chris Scales – twitter.com/JediMcfly

David Hall – www.twitch.tv/mixmage

Greg Hecktus – twitter.com/froozenkaktus – www.twitch.tv/froozenkaktus

Tony Rochette – twitter.com/TonyRochette

Adam Josselyn- twitter.com/Jossad83

Brian Maccubbin – www.twitch.tv/MacRubbinsRacin

Tom Dreiling – 

Kyle Pendygraft – twitter.com/LoudPedalGaming

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Episode 0276

4/22/2021 – Cheap DD’s – Episode 0276

iRacers Lounge Podcast – Conversation Topics

Brought to you by:

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On this week’s show we’ll recap the iracing Pro Invitational as well as many more great topics…and find out which Tifosi driver gets back-to-back NIS wins this week!

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Topics



Praise for Salas [Brian]

Ryan Kish of Racer,com featured an article on Vicente Salas after his dominant performance at Richmond Raceway in last weeks iRacing Coke Series race.

Mic Check [Mike]

Klingerman Sport tweeted out their latest edition of Mic Check after last week’s Coke series race at Richmond



2021 Season 3 Schedule [Brian]

Tyler Hudson posted in the forums that he is taking schedule requests for the ’87 stock cars, Silver Crown, Super Late Models and Tour Modified series’ for the upcoming season 3. Submissions must be sent in using the downloadable template found in his posts.

https://members.iracing.com/jforum/posts/list/3801692.page#12469467

https://members.iracing.com/jforum/posts/list/3801688.page#12469452

https://members.iracing.com/jforum/posts/list/3801687.page#12469451



NASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational [Mike]

Bob Pockrass Tweeted that for the next Pro Invitational Race a fan vote will determine a non-Cup series driver into the field. Development driver Rajah Caruth is already campaigning for his nomination to be voted in on his Twitter account.


Start your Voting [Brian]

In a Tweet from Nacsar, they announced that the fan voting began on Saturday at 5pm eastern

Field is set! [Mike]

Father vs Son [Brian]

Kevin Harvick announced on Fox : Nascar’s Twitter that his son Keelan will be participating in the Pro Invitational with his Dad.

[Mike]

iRacing promoted the event as “it’s like Carb Cup but with Pros.”

[Brian]

The damage model is put to the test early as Austin Dillon takes a trip thru the lawn

[Mike]

Fox in race announcer Clint Bowyer gets dumped by Daniel Suarez

[Mike]

After all of the carnage, Brad Keselowski comes out on top taking the victory in the iRacing Pro Invitational Geico 70 at Talledega.

[Brian]

Nascar’s official Youtube site posted the extended highlights of the race.



Majeski at Dells [Hall]

Ty Majeski Tweeted a video of his iRacing sponsored Super Late Model that he will be taking to Dells Raceway in Wisconsin this Sunday.



Wild West is Gone [Mike]

Wild West Motorsports Park in Nevada regrettably posted on their Facebook account that they are closing due to “unfortunate circumstances”, and goes on to thank it’s fans, sponsors, promotors and race teams.

iRacing’s Response [Hall]



Tyler Spends His Money [Mike]



So Many Danicas [Brian]

Davin @DriveThrough livestreamed a simulated Daytona 500 with 40 unique variations of Danica Patrick paint schemes.



26 MPH Death Shake [Greg]

Terry Silvers says that when leaving the pits, slowing for a pace car, etc.. when he reaches 26mph the wheel shakes 100000 TIMES more than any collision or speed bump? He is using a Fanatec V2.5 wheel base and FFB is at 8. Others in the forums confirmed the shaking and staffer David Tucker said they are working on it.

https://members.iracing.com/jforum/posts/list/3801464.page#12467643



The Future of eSports [Hall]


Youtuber penguinz0 posted a video of his father who has gotten onto iRacing in a big way. He describes his life-long love of cars and racing and how iRacing was a natural progression.



Poll [Mike]

John Flowers opened a poll in the forums asking members what feature they’d like to see next.

https://members.iracing.com/jforum/posts/list/3801039.page



Host AI Races [Brian]

One of the features not in the poll, but some have mentioned as on their wish list was the ability to host AI Races.

https://members.iracing.com/jforum/posts/list/3801039.page



Rain Update [Greg]

Stefan Jones asked in the forums if rain has been put on the backburner. Tyler Hudson replied that they are definitely still working on it and there are a lot of variables to do it correctly.

https://members.iracing.com/jforum/posts/list/3801625.page#12468815



Release Notes [Hall]

iRacing posted the release notes for 2021 Patch 4 season 2

https://support.iracing.com/support/solutions/articles/31000160126-2021-season-2-patch-4-release-notes-2021-04-20-01-

HotFix Inbound…. [Mike]

A quick follow up with hotfix

Release Notes….

https://support.iracing.com/support/solutions/articles/31000160161-2021-se-2-patch-4-hotfix-1-re-notes-2021-04-21-01

System Crash [Brian]

Staffer Alex Gustafson posted in the forums that iRacing is aware of an issue causing users to crash when transitioning from Practice to Race servers.

Users can prevent this by setting “enableLCDDisplay=0” in the “[External_Displays]” section of the “app.ini” file, located in the Documents\iRacing folder.

https://members.iracing.com/jforum/posts/list/3801872.page#12470978



SummerBowl [Greg]

The eRacing Association will be sponsoring the EPM Omega Cup on May 10/12th at COTA with $5000 on the line.

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1399850623696360



SRF Update [Mike]

Greg West announced that in the upcoming season 3 update the Spec Racer Ford will be transformed into the 3rd generation (Gen 3) racecar with an upgrade to the chassis and performance of the new model.

https://members.iracing.com/jforum/posts/list/3801299.page#12465620



Braking Mistakes [Hall]

Driver 61 Sim Racing posted a video on his Youtube channel asking if you’re making mistakes when braking.



24 Hours of Nurburgring [Brian]

Greg West posted in the forums the details of the upcoming 24 Hours of Nurburgring this weekend including a balance of power update.

https://members.iracing.com/jforum/posts/list/3799308.page



Emmy Nomination [Greg]

Fox Sports’ iRacing coverage of the Pro Invitational Series has earned a Sports Emmy nomination for best Esports coverage.

[Mike]

Erik Arneson, Fox Sports Vice President of media relations, tweeted his congratulations to the Pro Invitational Series broadcast team for their nomination.

https://members.iracing.com/jforum/posts/list/3801848.page#12470736



IRX Is Back [Hall]

The IRX All star invitational presented by Yokohama kicked off round 1 at Brands Hatch with the first win going to French driver Yohann Harth.



Exercise? [Brain]

Parker Klingerman tweeted a poll as to whether or not sim racing is a workout?



Tally Package Broken? [Greg]

Brody Anderson posted in the forums that he thinks the new draft package is garbage and turns the race into a giant game of follow the leader. His sentiments were affirmed by several others.

https://members.iracing.com/jforum/posts/list/3801889.page#12471153

https://members.iracing.com/jforum/posts/list/3799210.page#12448195



Help Wanted [Mike]

iRacing is looking to hire a full-time Quality Assurance Tester.

https://members.iracing.com/jforum/posts/list/3801940.page#12471898



4 Hours of Charlotte [Hall]

Greg West announced in the forums the 4 Hours of Charlotte special event.

iRacing will team up with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society on Saturday, July 31 to add a brand new race to the Special Events calendar. The inaugural iRacing 4 Hours at Charlotte Benefiting the National MS Society will feature the Global Mazda MX-5, Audi RS3 LMS, Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR, BMW M4 GT4, and the McLaren 570S GT4 on the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval, and will mark iRacing’s first partnership with a non-profit organization for a special event.

https://members.iracing.com/jforum/posts/list/3802009.page#12472834



Podcast Housekeeping

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We are in the regular rotation… (Mike)

https://performancemotorsportsnetwork.com/



Fantasy [Brian]




Hardware/Software


PT Actuator Scorpion Experience [Hall]

Sim-motion now has their Scorpion Series PT Motion actuators available for ordering. They run $4999 on their site.

https://members.iracing.com/jforum/posts/list/3801203.page#12464540Motion



CSL DD Launch [Brian]

Fanatec annouced the introduction of the CSL DD. An introduction direct drive wheelbase for a very reasonable $349.00



Thrustmaster Launch [Greg]

Thrustmaster made the official launch of it’s new F1 Ferrari SF1000 formula wheel.

https://members.iracing.com/jforum/posts/list/3801936.page#12471864



Results

NASCAR iRacing Series

Fri open: Richmond

  • Ellis –  – p1- Ran top 10 all night with no incidents but couldn’t catch the leader,  and I even had better tires, but at 50 to go he pit I didn’t and it went green from there. 
  • First win of the year. Whew 
  • Hall = P11, top split, nice finish for car 27, even had an unplanned 4 wide moment
  • Rochette P5 caught in some wrecks miss timed pace car on getting damage fixed was 3 laps down but comeback kid my way through back to lead lap and  landed another top 5 
  • Sunday Open
    • Brian – p4 Screwed up qualifying. Set was stable and fast. Stayed consistent and worked my way up to 2nd, but settled in at 4th
    • Rochette- P11 Man Richmond fun to race but i got used and abused this morning got wrecked 3 times 16x and 17th after the checkered going through the grass on avoiding a wrecked at the line.
    • Kyle – P P-7 started P-11 and had a good run until about halfway and couldnt keep the tires straight and fell back to the 20’s was able to work my way to a P-7 in the finally 10 laps.
  • Sunday fixed 
  • Brian – P14 Got in a lot more trouble in this race.  People were just too aggressive with lots of cautions.  Accidentally used up my extra tires on lap 122. Held on to p14 with car #34
  • Tyler – P13. started dead last and kept the car clean for the most part. Most passes were done under caution or in the pits. Longest green run we had was about 35 laps with everyone struggling to pass and keep traction. 

Race:  Tally

  • Wed Open:
    • Hall – p12, taken out buy a guy diving below the yellow line, luck on a GWC to get a lot of spots back
    • Tom D. P wrecked
    • Ellis – p.1 – Ran top 5, never passed anyone to the right side, basically slowly gained positions through pitting and pit strategy. Led the most laps all the way to end. Late caution for a GWC I didn’t want to see had me on fumes. Another GWC would ruin me but never came thanks to DB Bowman. Check his twitch at twitch.tv/dbbowman to see my win… I owe DB a case a beer big time as he did not challenge me for the win, but agreed to push me and finish 2nd….Class act  – Two wins in a row. Check out his twitch 

Rochette – P10 helped Mike to the lead on a restart where he stayed and i fell back. Last restart cars in front wrecking killed my momentum with the lead pack

  • Thurs Open  
    • Ellis – p. 4 – forgot to change out of the q set – so lost a lap taking tape off. Eventually got a lucky dog and worked my way back up – good fuel strategy put me up front near the end just had a bit of damage and couldnt pass at all…

Rochette P9 Got my annual Dega Pole, along with fastest lap and 14 led. Non caution wreck in front broke me away from the main pack and my 4 car line couldnt regain



Official Series

  • A Fixed
    • Ellis – p- 24 – couldn’t pass at all, ran 5th the whole race – then caution at end so gwc – guy starting third thinks he is going to let his bud in so he checks up and i run over him and we all wreck.
  • Kyle P – P1-Started P-11 Car 29 and ran top 10 until pit cycle and got up to P-5 and just waited my time until the last caution with 12 to go Was able to draft my way to 2nd and just rode there until the last lap and made the move to go to the high side and left the leader all alone and i caught the draft of a lapped car and had the help of the car behind me to make the pass coming to the Tri-Oval to secure the win on the last 300 yards of the race.




League / Hosted Races

  • FastTrack Sim Racing League
    • Mike- p11 – Was running better than that, but got caught w a yellow after my gf stop and ended up a lap down – no other lucky cautions so that is all I could get – Shout out to Brian for great spotting

Mike P11

  • adam-p3
  • Tom D. P
  • UCRA-chicago
  • Mike – p 6
  • David -p
  • OBRL iRLP Aftermath Truck Series 
    • ? Congratulations Steve Thomson Winning The Aftermath Podcast Truck Series Race at Talladega SuperSpeedway,
    • Koko Puffs #3 Finished 2nd
    • Andrew Hess #54 Finished 3rd
  • Hosted
    • Ellis  – Chris Macguire Michigan old cup car- p7 


Final Thoughts




Words Spoken in Closing Audio Clip -“”Thank you for listening to the iRacers Lounge podcast make sure to go subscribe to us on iTunes, SoundCloud, or Google Play, Facebook & Twitter, See You On The Track .” 

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This week on the show we’ll be covering the iRacing Pro invitational at Talladega, or is it Carb Cup with Pros? We have lots of topics to cover and there’s a new direct drive wheel base that may stir up the market in a major way, so stay tuned for this week’s edition of the iRacers Lounge Podcast. 

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Tony Groves – www.twitch.tv/SirGroves

Chris Scales – twitter.com/JediMcfly

David Hall – www.twitch.tv/mixmage

Greg Hecktus – twitter.com/froozenkaktus – www.twitch.tv/froozenkaktus

Tony Rochette – twitter.com/TonyRochette

Adam Josselyn- twitter.com/Jossad83

Brian Maccubbin – www.twitch.tv/MacRubbinsRacin

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