Episode 0320

3/3/2022 – Torpedoes Away – Episode 0320

iRacers Lounge Podcast – Conversation Topics

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Show Introduction

On today’s show we’ll recap a wild Coke Series Race at Las Vegas with the voice of eNascar, Evan Possoco. We’ll take a tour of the Coanda SimSport Facility, Start contemplating what might be coming in the Season 2 build and follow the next steps in purchasing my (Mike) formula wheel.

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Coke Race – Las Vegas

Great long form interview with Femi pre-race


  • Green flag but TROUBLE LAP 2!
  • Cody Byus and Vicente Salas get together, multiple cars involved in Turn 1! @Nick_Shelton402, @KadenWHoneycutt and others involved

Crazy after the restart as they are all over the 3 lines side by side coming and going… 15 cars within .9 tenths of a second

Caution 2 at Lap 14  – Donovan Straus was hung out on the bottom while the top line was moving he arched it up trying to get a good entry but touched the outside car dylan ault, clipped his left rear and it was on… – Brian Mercurio and Taylor Hurst with big damage too. After DonovanStrauss got sent into the infield, tried to lock it down, but slid back into traffic. Murcurio, @znovak15, Retzlaf, and others collected in that wreck.


  • Up front, @MikeConti5 has control, but @RyanLuza is in pursuit. 30 laps complete. 70 to go at Vegas.
  • A third caution on the speedway – Garrett Lowe got loose, collected Matt Bussa. Just been a bad day for MODE.


  • RESTART LAP 50: Derik Bourdeau and @MikeConti5 lead the field into Turn 1. Luza third, conti ottinger 
  • LAP 53: NEW LEADER, @MikeConti5 as @bobbyzalenski gets loose! He saves it!

Caution #4! Derek Justis gets loose off the wall and gets his teammate Malik Ray!. Briar LaPradd and Kyle Peddle also involved. 46 to go.

  • RESTART 41 to go: @MikeConti5 and Derik Bourdeau lead the field into Turn 1.
  • TROUBLE! @MitchelldeJong1 just went head-on into the outside wall! CAUTION. 38 to go. He was a bit slow after a bad exit of Turn 4 and he and Corey Vincent came together..
  • Before the fifth caution, @MikeConti5 had taken back control of the lead with @NickOttinger just behind – they’ll line up on the front row for the restart with 33 laps to go.
  • Sixth caution! The defending champion Keegan Leahy goes around! Dylan Ault and Zack Novak also involved! When they wreck, they wreck big! A lot of fast guys torn up in that.


  • RESTART 18 to go: 
  • @MikeConti5 and @NickOttinger lead the field into Turn 1.
  • , luza in 3rd, bowlin kirwin manes vincent guest


  • Under 10 laps to go. Anyone got anything for @MikeConti5? But the real battle is for 2nd, Luza and ottinger side my side digging hard…. This stacks them up behind them but conti has a nice breakaway
  • CHECKERED FLAG! @MikeConti5 wins at the virtual LVMotorSpeedway!



Coanda Simsport Tour

Traxion posted an article taking you inside the former warehouse turned Esports Hub for Coanda Simsport. The team evolved the new location last month, just before the running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual.


Keeping the TK Tradition

Tony Kanaan Tweeted a video of a great start to his Porsche race, keeping up with the Tony Kanaan tradition.



Real Life vs Sim Life

In a Tweet at iRacing.com they posted that Seeing all the drivers struggle with this car makes me feel MUCH better about how I’ve been driving in the sim. Reinforcing the difficulty of handling the next gen car.



2022 Season 2 Build Thread – Content List

Kyle A Noel posted in the forums what we already know to be coming on the next build, what’s been implied, and what’s a maybe. He also list what’s been confirmed for future bids.


1987 NASCAR Legends Buick –

iRacing Grand Prix Tour –

MOAR Endurance Series –

Multiple Tire Compounds Rule for Grand Prix Open & Tour –

Multiple Tire Compounds Rule for Indycar Open & iRacing Series –


Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 –

A new GT vehicle for road

  • Mercedes AMG Evo?
  • Audi R8 EVO?


Atlanta Motor Speedway rebuild – (due to their placement on 2022 Coca Cola Series in mid-March)

  • RTP confirmed using the old Atlanta scan in mid-March, so maybe not the case.

August 2021 announcements:

Indianapolis Speedway (Oval/Road/Dirt) – announced by IMS president back in August

Sandown Motor Speedway – – scans shown in August 2021

Winton Raceway –

October 2021 announcement:

Brazilian Stock Car Pro Series –

Spilling of Beans:

Formula 4 leak from last build –

Second street stock for pavement and dirt –

Mini stock 4 cylinder oval car for pavement and dirt –


Rain –

3D grass –


Lucas Oil Speedway  –

Port Royal Speedway –

Kern County Raceway Park –

Pro 4 Championship Series –

SCCA Runoffs –

LM Stock update or Pro Late Model –

2022 NASCAR Truck Series new bodies –

Mercedes W13 –


Lincoln Speedway (PA) – a dirt oval forum commenter listed 4 tracks the van was seen at (with 3 of them later confirmed)


RTP Drama

Ashton Crowder’s team of drivers have decided to disassociate from THEDrillSpill which he owns amid a Tweet that the drivers considered to be disrespectful and unprofessional


Top Highlights from Daytona Week

iRacing posted a video of highlights exclusively dedicated to the Daytona Week.


2022 Sebring 12 Hour presented by Heusinkveld

Date: March 25-27

Timeslot #1 – Friday 22:00 GMT

Timeslot #2 – Saturday 7:00 GMT

Timeslot #3 – Saturday 12:00 GMT

Timeslot #4 – Saturday 16:00 GMT


Podcast Housekeeping

Aftermath Podcast – Get it!

New Website – Leave Comments https://www.iracerslounge.com/

We are in the regular rotation… (Mike)


Fantasy Vegas


Podium Button Module Rally

Fanatec has revealed more information for their new Podium Button Module Rally including that it will have the following features

  • nine buttons with RGB backlighting
  • two D-pads
  • three 12-way multi-position switches
  • a 1” OLED display



Company Review

“ONE3 Speed makes some of the best button boxes for iRacing.”


Sim Hound

Sim Hound offers sim racing equipment such as racing shoes, gloves and profile rigs that come in custom painted finishes.


BDH Shifter

Base Performance Simulators offers their BDH shifter for serious sim racers for 687.5 pounds ( $920 usd)



From Russia With Love

The Aiologs Projects sim sequential shifter is available at Advanced Sim Racing and sells for $240


Breaking News From Race Dept

British racing car manufacturer, and iconic 60s Formula One champion Jack Brabham, last week announced that they are teaming up with Base Performance Simulators. They are launching limited edition Brabham Motorsport racing themed simulators, celebrating three defining eras in the history of the Brabham name in Formula One.


Motion Simulation Buys HPP Simulation Pedals IP

Motion Simulation has now established a plan for their pedal supplier by acquiring the intellectual property and production rights relating to HPP Simulation’s impressive JBV simulation pedals.


Elemento S

The VPG Elemento S is an Italian designed formula wheel with a 4.3″ display and sells for 1,150 pounds ($1,540usd)



PT Actuator TensionR Belt Tensioning System Review

Barry Rowland at the Sim Racing Garage reviews the PT Actuator TensionR Belt Tensioning System.


What Makes Cube Controls’ F-Pro Different?

On Squirrel’s YouTube Page he posted a video review of the Cube Controls F-Pro formula wheel and what surprising new features he found



NASCAR iRacing Series

Fri open: Cali

  • Ellis –   p7 – Finally stop the bleeding and finished on the lead lap for the first time this year reign very respectable coming up to the field multiple times has higher second we’re just a few laps to go I had gotten tight Late in the race 
  • Rochette- P need to relocate to Bell Aire (fresh Prince Theme)  Now, this is a story all about how the chubby birb got flipped-turned all around 

And I’d like to take a minute

Just sit right there

I’ll tell you how I became black flagged Required Repaired 

  • Sunday Open
    • Rochette- P2 unlike the hollywood hit Twins with Danny Devito played by David Hall and I as Arnold. Car was fast but not fast enough for the leader. Had a blast with a 3 way for sloppy 2nd in the final 30 laps 
    • Hall – p Torpedoed
  • Sunday fixed 
    • Mike -pwRecked Out – Couldnt Miss It

Race : Las Vegas

  • Wed Open:
    • Hall –p 7.  Caught in early wreck, minor damage.   Long run slow as result, Loosened the car up on late runs and had a GWC finish went from 13th to 7th
    • Ellis – p wrecked out – car was a rocket ship always moving forward, as high as p2… got wrecked running 6th where guy in front of me checked for a guy in front of him who was spinning out, i got off gas but it wasnt enough and i plowed in, car destroyed on lap 37
    • Tyler – P7 solid race car felt great. Gently brushed the wall on the tri oval entering turn 1 and really lost some speed and handling mid race. Happy to see Tom win as I was the last car he lapped before taking the checkered. Great set by the guys. 
    • Tom D – P1. Viva Las Vegas! Car was fast.  I was not planning on running, but was able to get out of work early.  Used the first ½ of the race to learn the car at Vegas.  Was able to take the lead right before green flag stops.  Came out of the pits 2nd and was able to run down the leader with about 25 to go.  Was able to run my laps and take down my first NexGen and Vegas win at my “Home Track”. Closest to Colorado.  Happy to take my first NiS win down so early in the season to keep my streak alive for another year.  Happy for the team. We are now 3 weeks into the NiS season and we have picked up a win as a team each week. Great job boys
  • Thurs Open  

Ellis – Got wrecked on lap 12 had six minutes optional continued on and ended up P 17

Official Series

  • A Open
    • Hall – P5 in a race with Parker Kligerman, he got wrecked on white flag lap from 3rd

League / Hosted Races

Leagues/Hosted Races 

  • FastTrack League – cali
    1. David – p11, a little wall damage hurt my long run speed
    2. Bobby – Throughput fell to an unacceptable level
    3. Greg p – 4 – was right on leader on white but hit the wall
    4. Mike – p26 – got tagged by someone and slid the car sideways a ways, could not drive it at all after that, kept getting loose having to stab the brakes to stop it. Never caught a caution to sort it out.
    5. Adam – wrecked out
  • Hosted – 
    1. Ellis  – Chris Macguire 
      • Supercars at michigan
      • Lite Volkswagon bug at figure eight irwindale with the jump – p5 – 
      • 87’s at Tally
  • Man Cave After Dark Thursday Night Truck League

Mike – n wilkesboro – fun race ran fairly well back half of top ten…

  • Saturday – SIM 500 eSports Racing League 87 Car 
    1. Mike -p12 – 1 early caution but green after that – pitted at halfway kind of a boring race…


  • OBRL Aftermath Truck Series 
  • OBRL CUP Series
    • Brian P.DQ’d Too many incident points. This car even giving the OBRL guys trouble
  • Git R Done Racing 
  1. Brian P11  Damage-paloza continues. The iRacing open setup was too loose for me in turn 4

Git R Done GT3 Series

Greg – P2

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 .” 


  1. Torpedos Away


On today’s show we’ll recap a wild Coke Series Race at Las Vegas with the voice of eNascar, Evan Possoco. We’ll take a tour of the Coanda SimSport Facility, Start contemplating what might be coming in the Season 2 build and follow the final steps in purchasing Mike’s new formula wheel. So sit back, relax and join us on the iRacers Lounge Podcast. 

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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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