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Alex Hobbs
07-05-2015, 21:18
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Race Control was started in July 2014 as an initiative to educate simracers in the ways of racecraft and other elements of simracing, such as dealing with fatigue and setting up your car. However, unfortunately due to a mix of hardware issues and a colleague getting trigger happy with the delete button the majority of Race Control Episodes are now lost.

This is where Redux comes in. RCR will be covering all the base topics as well as adding in some new elements for more experiences players, and we'll be uploading a new video every 2 weeks. The first episode of RCR will air on Monday 11th of May and will feature the aggressive side of racecraft, when you need to overtake another player (or AI) without taking damage or going off track.

Please feel free to make any suggestions to the series as we progress, and for anyone feeling generous here's a paypal link (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=8DH2L39RL6LCW) for donations :)

Latest: Episode 9

Episode 9 is live! Ever wanted to get into suspension setup? Here's a super simple setup guide :D


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iZpKOAUeWk&index=1&list=PLVg8ljq5iun1JodIEFKmexVWDPlJxmdve

Iffy Bits! My audio engineer shot himself with a bb gun while recording, it was not his best moment :P


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjtW4mbiOak

sagedavid
07-05-2015, 21:59
It was due to a lag problem on YT :p
An advice: never click twice on YT, even if there's no effect :(
Eager to see the new series :)

Alan Dallas
07-05-2015, 22:09
New series!!? Sweeet! Loved the first go around.

Yuyuko
07-05-2015, 22:35
Look forward to the Iffy Bits and more shenanigans! ;)

t0daY
07-05-2015, 22:41
Looking forward to the new/next Race Control! *I Liiiiiiiike* :)

Alex Hobbs
08-05-2015, 12:54
Thanks fellas :D getting the first one out will be tough (home improvements) but I hope to get on track asap :)

Joris GvK
08-05-2015, 13:08
This is just what we need !! Great initiative, thank you. ;)
Looking especially forward to some advanced setup tips & tricks.

sagedavid
08-05-2015, 23:04
RC Redux isn't provided with subtitles for the moment.
If you thought this was an interesting addition to the series, feel free to say it here or in the comments on YT, just to know if it deserves the time spent writing them :)
Regards.

(In my case, it allows me to understand more than two consecutive words ... but I hope/assume I'm not alone)

Alex Hobbs
09-05-2015, 11:54
David's right, since making subtitles almost doubles the work involved it's helpful to gauge interest before potentially wasting time :)

In other news, episode 1 will be released on schedule and will comprise of multiplayer footage from some 1v1's with Yorkie065 as well as endurance racing with The Gentleman's Club (otherwise known as TGC). The purpose of this is to show the techniques of racecraft being used successfully in a multiplayer environment, so that you guys will be able to use the same techniques and get better in the long run :D

Siddo
10-05-2015, 22:51
Really looking forward to this series of videos, good job it starts tomorrow. Only had 4 hours of gameplay and from what I've experianced I think I need to brush up on the skills that will be shown in your clips haha.

Alex Hobbs
11-05-2015, 12:13
Race Control Redux episode 1 is now live! In this episode we cover the dark art of racecraft. This includes how to overtake opponents without crashing, when and where you can get away with certain maneuvers, and how to crash without collecting half the field with you.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdJj2WClULw

Martin G Webb
11-05-2015, 12:42
David's right, since making subtitles almost doubles the work involved it's helpful to gauge interest before potentially wasting time :)

In other news, episode 1 will be released on schedule and will comprise of multiplayer footage from some 1v1's with Yorkie065 as well as endurance racing with The Gentleman's Club (otherwise known as TGC). The purpose of this is to show the techniques of racecraft being used successfully in a multiplayer environment, so that you guys will be able to use the same techniques and get better in the long run :D

Team Speak abuse level has just reached DEFCON 4 :glee:

silva
12-05-2015, 23:05
I like this channel, great job, can't wait for 201

Alex Hobbs
14-05-2015, 17:17
Iffy Bits! This series consists of the flubs and distractions when recording Race Control, and often yields some rather interesting results :D


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqcE1ifO7y8

Alex Hobbs
25-05-2015, 12:12
Race Control Redux E2 is live! Here are some tips on defensive racecraft with help from the TGC and Yorkie065 :D


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60BqqOXkwsY&list=PLVg8ljq5iun1JodIEFKmexVWDPlJxmdve&index=2

Alex Hobbs
08-06-2015, 13:12
Race Control Redux Episode 3 is live! This episode is all about the Ariel Atoms :D


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uzzi0F7d1cs&index=3&list=PLVg8ljq5iun1JodIEFKmexVWDPlJxmdve

Iffy bits is on the way, but it's been a little hectic here so expect it in a couple of hours :)

t0daY
08-06-2015, 15:03
Awesome 3rd episode :) :) And I prefer personally the brno/monaco parts :P

TheReaper GT
08-06-2015, 15:13
Great stuff. I'd like to make a sugenstion, I wanna see a video tuning guide with actual useful footage, I've watched some but the guy keep talking on top of random images. I would love to see the reason to tune (understeer, oversteer, car roll), the changes made and the result of the work.

Alex Hobbs
08-06-2015, 15:53
Awesome 3rd episode :) :) And I prefer personally the brno/monaco parts :P

Of course you do, you're in them XD

If anyone else ever wants to be in an episode then just let me know, I'm always looking for staff drivers for everything from slow formation driving to full blown racing and stunt sequences :D

@Reaper a tuning guide with full suspension/damper tuning with motion ratios and roll rates etc along with how to analyse telemetry and all that fun stuff (as well as the basic stuff like differentials and tyre pressures) is in the works, but it's a massive undertaking and is going to take a while :)

TheReaper GT
08-06-2015, 17:40
Of course you do, you're in them XD

If anyone else ever wants to be in an episode then just let me know, I'm always looking for staff drivers for everything from slow formation driving to full blown racing and stunt sequences :D

@Reaper a tuning guide with full suspension/damper tuning with motion ratios and roll rates etc along with how to analyse telemetry and all that fun stuff (as well as the basic stuff like differentials and tyre pressures) is in the works, but it's a massive undertaking and is going to take a while :)

I hear you, try to figure all those things out is a hard job already, I can only imagine the amount of work needed to organize and explain it all in video in a way newcomers like me understand it. I deeply thank you for that hard work, as a newbie in simulators trying to learn everything I can.

Alex Hobbs
08-06-2015, 20:40
Iffy Bits! My audio engineer shot himself with a bb gun while recording, it was not his best moment :P


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjtW4mbiOak

Alex Hobbs
22-06-2015, 12:27
Race Control Episode 4 is now live! This episode is centered around the Nurburgring GP circuit :)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdaaT8fp4fo

t0daY
22-06-2015, 13:07
Race Control Episode 4 is now live! This episode is centered around the Nurburgring GP circuit :)


Could watch ur videos all day long :) :) Awesome video, awesome track :P

Alex Hobbs
23-06-2015, 17:08
Could watch ur videos all day long :) :) Awesome video, awesome track :P

Thanks! :D

Alex Hobbs
06-07-2015, 12:07
Leagues! I'm quite a fan of leagues since joining TGC and seeing what it's all about, so here are a few tips for those that haven't taken the plunge :)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVWYCQqYeiw&feature=youtu.be

Alex Hobbs
20-07-2015, 15:03
Episode 6 is live! Consistency is a problem for a lot of drivers, as well as learning new tracks, so here's a few tips :)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GmY8hNocHg

Alex Hobbs
18-08-2015, 14:37
Ruapuna!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtP-T0gO0ZM

Alex Hobbs
31-08-2015, 15:37
Ever wanted to get started with setups? Here's a video to get you started, going through the mythical wonder that is the differential ;)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OgwYDthblU

Alex Hobbs
28-09-2015, 15:04
Suspension! Here's a super simple guide to get everyone acquainted with suspension setup, have fun guys! :D


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iZpKOAUeWk&index=1&list=PLVg8ljq5iun1JodIEFKmexVWDPlJxmdve