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Quick IRacing Question

Discussion in 'iRacing' started by Andy Smith, Oct 22, 2011.

  1. Andy Smith

    Andy Smith

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    Hi All,

    I've just signed up for a 3 month trail. If at the end of it I don't want to continue the subscription would I still be able to test offline any cars and tracks I have got initially or added on later?
     
  2. Joe Hubbard

    Joe Hubbard

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    no, you will not be able to do that. You have to be able to login to the site in order to do anything unfortunately.
     
  3. Andy Smith

    Andy Smith

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    Shame.

    Not going to buy any content if that's the case until I know if I will continue playing.

    Enjoying it so far but not a fan of the pricing model at all. The mechanics and structure I do like.
     
  4. Jan Roman

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    Try not to get the wrong first impression in the Rookie races. D class isn't any better however, races are great, but the backmarkers are terrible.
     
  5. Joe Hubbard

    Joe Hubbard

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    Andy what I did at first was look at what I would need for the series I wanted to run and bought everything for that series which gave a pretty good discount. If you buy things one or two pieces at a time it will cost alot more.
     
  6. Steve O'Malley

    Steve O'Malley

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    Andy, I joined earlier this year for what its worth heres my view because i would do it differently if i started again:

    I wanted to try all the cars straight away and try to get my license then the next one and the next one so i forgot to have fun and was concentrating on SR all the time. Got into the Star Mazda and did a few races then back in the MX5, tried the spec thing. If I stated again I would do a few MX5 races then get the Skippy. Buy the tracks required for a season and concentrate solely on that series and stuck with the D license.
    Instead I raced to a B License, dabbled with all sorts of cars and didnt spend enough time practising. I'm not sure but I think the higher the license you have, the harder it is to increase your IR and SR, but a lot easier to lose it - (I got hit twice on Friday and lost 0.49 SR).
    So my advice, get your D License, race the Skip Barber for a season and remember to enjoy it.
     
  7. Jan Roman

    Jan Roman

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    Yes, try Skippy or Mustang (there's not much choice actually). Make sure you buy at least 6 items in order to get the 20% discount. Skippy has the new tire model and more participation, but because I don't like openwheelers, I decided to get Mustang, and I don't regret a thing. It's a beautiful car as well (but it needs A LOT of pratice to get it right). We'll see about the next season though.
     
  8. Andy Smith

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    Thanks for the tips guys.

    I have just started trialing the solstice and the Spec racer.

    Prefer the spec racer and managed my first no incident race inlineracing cup on the way to a creditable 3rd first race in the Spec.

    It has crazy lift off oversteer but makes you drive properly with smooth inputs and good throttle/break/clutch work.

    Controlling engine revs while downshifting is a revelation to me for some reason. Trying to work on the throttle steer but at least happy that have a couple of new cars and series to run.