When I was driving full time I would receive all kinds of questions from fans but there was one that always popped up:
How do I get into racing?
The question would come from all types of people from those who just wanted to do track days and those who wanted to work on a race team. At first, I would do my best to explain where to start based off of my own experience and then I started asking the mechanics, truck drivers and engineers how they got started. It eventually raised a question in my own head:
How is it that after 100+ years of motorsports, people STILL have zero clue where to get started?
This single question spawned Motorsports [...]
Sim Racing is rapidly becoming the main starting point for those who want to drive. The monetary risk and risk of bodily harm are some of the main reasons for this. The other main reason is the ease of access. You can purchase even the most basic equipment necessary for around $350 instead of a physical car, equipment, etc., for significantly more money.
So where do we begin with Sim Racing?
What is the simulator level racing and what is a game? Is there really a difference? Absolutely!
As a basic rule, a true simulator will not allow you to drive the car from any other position than the driver’s seat. If you are able to drive and race from any other [...]
Driving a race car is one of the most fun and intense things you can do in life. It requires your entire body to even attempt it and it is far more mentally draining than many might believe.
The biggest misconception that most beginners have is that because they drive “well” on the street, they assume that they know what they are doing on a race track while pushing a car to its limits. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Other misconceptions:I have been going to races as a fan for my whole life, therefore I know what I am doing I play tons of video games including proper simulators, therefore it will be the same If I buy the best car I can [...]
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