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NBC Sports NASCAR commentators Rick Allen and Steve Letarte will call the action, including interviews with drivers during the races. Jeff Burton and Marty Snider will host the NBC eSports Short Track iRacing Challenge via Zoom.
 

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I like the way they have laid it out. Different drivers every night with a final at the end. and they got Bubba Wallace's name right too.
 

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These guys are getting serious... Chase Elliott took delivery of a 2020 custom built rig built by HMS fabricator Corey Williams and is really excited for this weekends race. The only thing missing was a cup holder. :D
 

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One of the iracers said the same thing when he commented about the feedback from the simulator.
There is no doubt in my mind that all good race car drivers feel the car through the seat. That is one of the very important things that make a good drag racer because they need to be able to feel when a car is going to smoke the tires before it actually happens so they can back pedal it and save the run, or feel the car laying over and lift before they kick the rods out or blow the body off. That is also why when I drive a truck I have always driven with the air seat on the floor instead of aired up. I can usually tell if I have a drive train problem starting to happen before it actually comes apart because I can feel the slight vibration through the seat and steering wheel.
 

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I think as the iracing and rig technology advances the seat and steering wheel will become more like the real thing and you will feel everything the car on the screen is doing.
 

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NBC Sports NASCAR commentators Rick Allen and Steve Letarte will call the action, including interviews with drivers during the races. Jeff Burton and Marty Snider will host the NBC eSports Short Track iRacing Challenge via Zoom.
YES! :booya: I love The Screaming Gerbils.
 

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I think as the iracing and rig technology advances the seat and steering wheel will become more like the real thing and you will feel everything the car on the screen is doing.
I would guess that's where it's headed too, perfecting their motion rigs, simulating g-force and tire chatter. Will cost a pretty penny.
 

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I would guess that's where it's headed too, perfecting their motion rigs, simulating g-force and tire chatter. Will cost a pretty penny.
They already have some of that kind of equipment. the big buck factory F-1 teams and GM, Toyota etc have them. I'm not sure about G forces, but I don't see why not. Flight Safety here in town have been making simulators with G forces for years.
 

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A high quality iRacing setup can sit on your bedroom floor.

A simulator like the ones described above and it’s hydraulic motion cylinders, hydraulic pump, oil tank and related parts and pieces is bolted to a steel-reinforced concrete base.
 

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I think as the iracing and rig technology advances the seat and steering wheel will become more like the real thing and you will feel everything the car on the screen is doing.
this is from 2017, They might be able to pick this one up, they probably have a more advanced one by now. :biggrin:

 

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When you start winning, everybody wants you in their stuff. After we won the first late model championship at Myrtle Beach we never bought another chassis for the next 4 years. Jay Hedgecock supplied them, Carrera supplied the shocks. By the end of the year Jay had over half the field running his cars and Carrera did too. I bet Timmy would take a deal like that.
 

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Now if they really want to make it life like then they should suit up, helmet on and shut the door in the room and turn a heater up to about 98 degrees instead of racing in their underwear and slippers with a giant slurpee in their cup holder. :D
 

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One of the interesting moments I caught from last weeks event was watching Kyle Larson instinctually lean his head to the left on corner entry.
I feel like I have done the same or even tried to use some extra English on the controller when racing the kids on their old N64 game.
I'm curious to see this weekend if they all do it.
 

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I'd like to see Bell run the late model the next time.
 

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I would like to see Bell, Larson, Seavey, and the rest of the midget gang run a Sim Chili Bowl. The midget races I have watched are on the larger tracks and they don't come off that well IMO.
 

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For the people who will bet on everything, from the people who will take their money
Nevada sportsbooks allowed to accept betting on virtual NASCAR races

 

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Played around last night for about 7 hours. It's tough to license - Have to make 4 time runs with 10 clean oval laps or 3 clean road course laps each. I tried dirt oval and that's pretty much impossible. The stadium trucks are interesting though. Didn't try the rallycross yet. Just kinda feeling it all out.
 

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Played around last night for about 7 hours. It's tough to license - Have to make 4 time runs with 10 clean oval laps or 3 clean road course laps each. I tried dirt oval and that's pretty much impossible. The stadium trucks are interesting though. Didn't try the rallycross yet. Just kinda feeling it all out.
I know when I joined I tried both road and oval and I am an absolutely awful road racer, what worked in NASCAR games growing up does not work in a simulation. Constantly over drove the corner, locked brakes up ran off course.
 
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