as far "fixing" it, not sure if that is ever going to happen, it has been like this for long time - I imagine , since my sub has passed long time ago .,
so what we/you have is their idea of what it should be, therefore there's nothing to fix
only time they would be pressured into some major changes is if they start losing massive numbers of subscriptions, but that doesn't seem to be the case, so I think they are fine as is, .. make new content for extra$$$
can't really see any other sim title threatening their position
If you haven't been on iRacing for a while you might want to try it again. Tires in classes like GT3 are very good on the limit now. The only complaints I see about tires any more are from people who believe everything they see on social media...