Progressing through iRacing’s road career

iRacing’s road career offers a multitude of racing series, especially at the D and C license level. Choosing a proper career path can be a bit confusing, hence this guide. How to increase license level Everybody starts out at Rookie level with a safety rating of 2.50, in all four […]

iRacing track buying guide

iRacing has been criticized for the amount of money you need to spend for racing there. Besides the monthly fee (which amounts to a couple of €/$ per month, if you make use of the one-year or two-year Black Friday offers), buying tracks is the largest expenditure. A track costs […]

iRacing with the Oculus Rift S

A couple of weeks ago, my wife gifted me a 90 minute session at Racing Hub Utrecht. This provided me with the opportunity to both try triple screens and VR. While I felt that I couldn’t make full use of the wider field of view provided by triples, a 15 […]

How to achieve competition in racing

One of the biggest challenges in racing is achieving good competition. Many race series have seen eras in which a single team or car dominated, leading to boring racing. Broadly speaking, there are three ways that can be followed to try to achieve this. Regulations Probably the most common method. […]

Overview: Sports and Touring Car racing

The world of automobile road racing is generally divided into two areas: open-wheel or formula cars; and closed-wheel (and usually, though not always, roofed – hence the moniker “tin-top”) sports and touring cars, often based upon production vehicles. Prototypes The world’s foremost sports car racing series is the FIA World […]