Hi people! I have been curious about sim racing for months, maybe even the last few years but never took the plunge. I am an avid F1 and Touring Cars fan and they're my main car interest areas. I have just invested in a Logitech G25 to get into sim racing. I have also bought Assetto Corsa as my sim. I also already had F1 2013 and a Dirt 3, but are both obviously more arcadey and i barely played them, but when I did I always played with some assists on so I could enjoy just racing. However, I am now at a point where I have turned all the F1 2013 assists off and running decent lap times, but nothing great, considering I am a beginner. To be honest, I am just glad to be running laps without spinning or crashing as the refinements will cause my time to come down as i progress. Then I switched to Assetto Corsa for a spin. I thought I was sensible in starting with the slowest car, the Fiat 500-type Abarth car just to get a hang of it. Now, I have run laps for a couple of days but am still spinning all over the place. I think my main issue is not really knowing the tracks and not having a mini map as a reference. This means my braking points all over the place, as is my driving. Weirdly though, when I choose the a lotus F1 car in AC, I pretty much began running faultless laps with average to slow times straight off from lap one. It has left me a bit stumped as I seem to be able to drive the more difficult cars but struggle with the 'easier' cars I am just looking for some help and practical pointers for a beginner in order to improve, how to learn tracks quickly etc etc.