How to Get Telemetry in iRacing

A red Ferrari on a racing track with several other cars behind it

You can enable telemetry in iRacing by pressing Alt+L whilst in-game. This will record your telemetry until you exit the car, at which point a file will be created in your iRacing directory. However, I recommend that you use third-party telemetry tools such as VRS as they are easy to set up, read, and deduce … Read more

Is a Steering Wheel Worth it for Forza

An Xbox controller sitting on a desk infront of a monitor displaying a video game

If you already have a sim wheel then setting it up to use on Forza is an ok way to play the game. However, if you are looking to buy a wheel only to use for Forza then a steering wheel is not worth it and you should stick to a controller. Can I Use … Read more

Can You Drift in iRacing

A drak gray miata drifting

No, iRacing does not currently offer any sort of drifting series. iRacing’s primary focus is road and oval racing. If you want to drift then I suggest you look into other sims that offer a better experience, such as Assetto Corsa. Why Can’t You Drift in iRacing? At the time of writing this, iRacing currently … Read more

Where To Find Mods For Assetto Corsa

cars from car mods in asseto corsa

One of the biggest reasons that Assetto Corsa remains one of the top sims almost 6 years after it was originally released is largely in part due to the outstanding amount of high-quality mods available. Whether you want to race Formula 1 around the Red Bull Ring in Austria, cruise the highways of Tokyo in … Read more

How To Stop Sim Pedals From Sliding On The Floor

sim racing pedals next to a non slip mat

If you haven’t got a sim racing rig or somewhere to mount your sim racing pedals then you have probably encountered the annoying issue of your sim racing pedals sliding on the floor when you press on the throttle or brake pedals. Fortunately, there are a few quick and easy solutions to this annoying problem! … Read more

5 Best Sequential Shifters for Sim Racing

image of a sim racing shifter

A sequential shifter is a fantastic piece of equipment that can seriously add tremendous value to any sim racing rig. Whether you’re planning on driving Supercars around Bathurst or Rally in Spain, a sequential shifter is going to add some fantastic immersion and value. Here are the 5 best sequential shifters for sim racing Thrustmaster … Read more

Why Do People Flash Their Headlights In Sim Racing

iracing night race with headlights on

You may have been in a race and seen someone sitting 3-feet off your bumper, flashing their headlights like a mad man. If you don’t know what to do it can be pretty unnerving! Are they angry? Are they saying hello? Are they spelling out the lyrics of their favorite song in morse code? When … Read more

Do Load Cell Pedals Make You Faster

fanatec load cell pedals

If you’ve been in the sim racing scene for any length of time then you’ve probably heard or read about load cell pedals and how they’re some magical cure for sub-optimal lap times. Whilst that isn’t always the case, they are definitely one of the single biggest upgrades that a sim racer can make to … Read more

How Much Does A Sim Racing Setup Cost

a sim racing wheel and seat

Sim racing setups can range from a couple of hundred dollars all the way up into the tens of thousands of dollars range. There are a number of variables that are going to determine how much a sim racing setup will cost. Whether you are looking for your first basic wheel and pedal set for … Read more

Best iRacing Apps and Addons

simracingapps displayed on a tablet and a phone

iRacing has a great range of apps and addons that have been created by the community in order to increase the experience that iRacing offers. In my opinion the best iRacing apps are: VRS Telemetry CrewChief Trading Paints SIMRacingApps SoundShift VRS Telemetry Virtual Racing School Telemetry is something that I always have on when … Read more