Tire pressures
KENLY, N.C. -- Master Sgt. Warren Howard makes sure his tire pressure is at the proper level to give him added control of his car during a race here. If the tires have too much air in them, they can lose grip of the track during the race. He has raced cars since he was 16 years old and is the environmental coordinator with the 4th Equipment Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Frank Snider)

Tire pressures

Tire pressures The Tire acts as a spring, with softer tires generally offering increased grip. The aim is to have somewhat even tire temperatures across the tires. On cars that…

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Race Tape

Race tape is usually found on oval cars such as NASCAR. By using race tape, the nose of the car can act somewhat as a wing by increasing the amount…

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iRacing Truck Setup Guide

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The default iRacing oval setups tend to be reasonable with a little too much push (understeer) for my taste, especially the fixed setups. This is so that most drivers can get in and get around the track without wrecking at every turn and causing a wreckfest.

Over the last few seasons there have been some great setups posted in the forums, some can be a little on the sketchy side. I like to have a comfortable truck that will stay under me for the long run.

This guide is an attempt to outline how to adjust the car and what makes a fast setup. This is a community effort and I’ll post updates as folks chime in.

I still use the Busta Wrench Setup Tweak Guide a bunch, especially for the oval cars.

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