Episode 0389

6/29/2023 – The “C” Word – Episode 0389

iRacers Lounge Podcast – Conversation Topics

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Show Introduction

On the Show today we’ll cover the inagural eNascar Coke Series Race at the Chicago Street Course. We’ll look at what can be done with racers breaking the sporting code on race starts, and wonder if Atlanta will be a black-out. Then we’ll show you how to find those much sought-after user manuals for all of your favorite cars in the service.

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..


Coke Chicago Street Race



Onboard Chicago

iRacing posted a YouTube Video of an onboard lap around the new Chicago Street course


Rework Rolling Restart

Dario Frattini asks iRacing when they will do a rework of rolling starts for raod coarse racing


Dark Atlanta

Jayden Mizelli let iRacing know that an Atlanta night race is coming up, and iRacing does not have lights there yet 


Meatball Positions

Dan Riffero asks if meat-balled cars should get their postions back


iRacing Cheats

Will Ford at Boosted checks out a problem with drivers dropping back and jumping restarts.


Road & Track Best Sim Racing Games

Road and Track posted a n online Twitter story coveing their best sim racing games

User Manual Page

iRacing has a User manual Page with  documents explain how to get the most out of your new iRacing cars. More vehicles will be added regularly over time, so check back often for frequent updates


iRacing Spa 24 Hours


Race for More 2.4


Racing Prodigy GR86 Open Cup Challenge 

Racing Prodigy had a Gr86 Open Cup Challange where the winner gets a ride in a Radical car in Atlanta


Open Wheel World Championship

iRacing’s open-wheel World Championship returns this year as the Turn Racing Grand Prix iRacing Series.  Fight your way through the Qualifying Series and earn your spot on the grid!




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Moza Presents their latest addition to their lineup – the #MOZA #R12 DD base and #KS wheel!


iRacing TV App

Marvin Herbold has created an app that mimics a Nascar TV leaderboard display


Thrustmaster Ferrari Wheelbase

Thrustmaster unveils their new Ferrari branded drirect drive wheelbase


Podium P1 Sim Rig

Podium offers their P1 Sim Rig that is turn-key ready

Igniton Controls NA2 EX E6

The Sim Racing Den reviews the ignitiOn Controls NA2 EX E6 button box saying they’re the “Best button I’ve ever pressed.”


Cammus C5 Wheel Base

YT GeekStreet shows off the least expensive Direct Drive wheel, the Cammus C5


Moza Special Offer

Moza is offering their R5 Direct Drive Wheelbase for $299, and wheel and pedal bundle for $499



King Budget Rig?

TP Simracing give a Youtube video tour of their King Budget rig


Treq Wind Sim Mount

Treq intruduces their Wind Sim Mount


Pro Switch Panel Review

Dave Cam gives a glowing review of the Precision Sim Engineering Pro Switch Panel



Sim Seats D-Box Actuator Platform

Sim Seats D-Box Actuator Platform lets you sit your SR-X or other sim chassis on top and get going with accurate motion today. Available for 2 and 4 actuator systems. Custom powder coat colors available.


Sim Panel Button Box

Sim Panel offers their latest Left or Right Button Boxes


Soelpec Spectra XR

The Soelpec Spectra XR formula wheel specs

302mm Wheel Diameter
5 Inch Touchscreen Display
17x Push Buttons With 700gf Tactile Switches
2x 7-way Switches
3x Center ELMA Encoders With Push Buttons
2x Dual-action ELMA Thumb Encoders With 8 Inputs
Fully Customizable RGB Illumination
23 Additional Configurable LEDs Around the Display
1350gr Total Weight Without the Rear Hub
50A Overmold Silicone Grips
6061 Anodized Aluminum Structure
Carbon Fiber Center Plate
PMMA Button Caps and LED Diffusers
Textured PVC Film Stickers
Ball Bearing Magnetic Shifters With Black N52 Magnets
Ball Bearing Dual-Clutches With Hall Sensors
Dedicated Bite-point Adjustment Butto


Quirkitized Stuff

Quirkitized Stuff posted a Google Docs list of their sim gear and hardware


Sim Rally Package

Douglas Thompson posts a YouTube video of Sim Labs SP-1 Rally Package



NASCAR iRacing Series

Friday Open – Nashville 

  • Mike -.  P 16- green flag race the whole way no cautions.  Ran as high as second ended up doing it two stop race I actually blew my tire while hitting the second time.  
  • Rochette- P4 car number between the father son duo that there them Spiker Boyz. Qualified crap, just moseyed my way to the front. Almost had 2nd as 2nd and 3rd wrecked eachother just before the checkered and they slid across line just a hair before i did 
  •  Justin – p  3
  • David – P 13  pinballed around again and couldn’t ever get track position back

Sunday Open

  • Mackenzie –
  • David – P. 11 Top Split, avoid 2 big wrecks

Sunday Fixed 

  • Mike – p 24. I was running pretty good about mid back. I got hit down to the grass sent to the back and never really recovered.  
  • Stephen- wrecked out.

Wednesday Open: Chicago. 

  • Mike- p  7- started 17th. They piled up and turned one and I went to the inside. I got up to P 10 by the end of last one pretty much stayed there the whole race I paid it for fuel when the window opened I didn’t think I took enough fuel I panicked the car stopped. I had to restart it, and I had a long stop.  Eventually cycle back to p7!! I will take it. 
  • Tom D – p screen froze
  • David – p wreacked out, running good, wall isn’t forgiving

Thursday Open  Ellis -P12-  qualify 15th of 33 in top split. Got to 14 by the end of lap one ended up spinning by myself in the ashes on lap two fell back to 25th eventually recovered to finish P 12.

Final Thoughts

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  1. The C Word


On the Show today we’ll cover the inagural eNascar Coke Series Race at the Chicago Street Course. We’ll look at what can be done with racers breaking the sporting code on race starts, and wonder if Atlanta will be a black-out. Then we’ll show you how to find those much sought-after user manuals for all of your favorite cars in the service. So sit back, relax and join us on the iRacers Lounge Podcast. 

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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

Tony Rochette – twitter.com/TonyRochette

Tom Dreiling – 

Donnie Spiker – twitter.com/Spikerman19

Bobby Jonas –

MacKenzie Stevens – https://twitter.com/MackStevens48

Justin Pearson – https://twitter.com/big7bang_


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