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iRacing | Yet Another New New Update Deployed

iRacing have released the fourth update patch for iRacing 2020 Season 4 build of the title.

Yet another update, hot on the heels of the patch 2 release of last week, more download capacity is set to be taken from regular iRacers with this latest build update - but it's all for a good cause, as the new patch does come with a selection of useful new fixes and tweaks for the simulation - as can be seen below:

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Update notes

Create a Race
  • Resolved an issue where clicking the “Back” button was not returning to the previous screen.
Teams
  • A “Register” button has been added to the Registered Teams table of the Team Registration window for an event, so you can Register directly from there.
  • Resolved an issue where the “Purchase” button was not being displayed when registering for a Team that has selected a car to drive that you do not own.
  • You can now Spectate for any team you are a part of via the split “Register/Watch” button in both the Team Registration and Team Sessions screens. This is a different role than joining as “Crew” for your team and will not allow you to spot for your team. You should only register as this role if you want to spectate the session and not have the full functionality that being a “crew” member of the team entails.
Simulation:

Dirt Racing
  • Dirt hardpan water content is now more uniform across the width of the track.
  • Dirt hardpan water content has been customized at some tracks to alleviate slick spots that sometimes appear in the low line. These tracks include:
    – – Knoxville Raceway
    – – Limaland Motorsports Park
    – – Volusia Speedway Park
AI Racing
  • AI Vehicle parameters have been updated for the following vehicles:
    – – NASCAR Cup Series Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
    – – NASCAR Cup Series Ford Mustang
    – – NASCAR Cup Series Toyota Camry
  • AI Drivers have received additional training at the following tracks:
    – – Charlotte Motor Speedway – Oval – 2018
    – – Dover International Speedway
Rendering
  • Fixed an issue with rendering lights, especially when there are many light sources at night tracks, that could cause a SIM crashing issue.
Visual Effects
  • Smoke effects have been improved.
  • Carbon fiber and metal impact effects have been improved.
Environmental Audio
  • PA announcements may now be heard at the following track configurations:
    – – Atlanta Motor Speedway – Road Course
    – – Barber Motorsports Park
    – – Circuit of the Americas
    – – Homestead Miami Speedway – Road Course A
    – – Homestead Miami Speedway – Road Course B
    – – Road Atlanta
    – – Summit Point Raceway
    – – Texas Motor Speedway – Road Course
    – – Virginia International Raceway
    – – [Legacy] Charlotte Motor Speedway – 2008 – Road Course
    – – [Legacy] Charlotte Motor Speedway – 2008 – Infield Road Course
  • Some default PA announcements have been updated for non-southern USA tracks.
  • Australian PA announcer may now only be heard at Australian tracks.
Cars:

BMW M8 GTE
  • 2020 Season 4 Balance of Power Update: Engine power has been reduced by 1.5% throughout the rev range.
Dallara IR18
  • The iRacing setups for Indianapolis Motor Speedway – IndyCar Oval, Texas Motor Speedway – Oval, and [Legacy] Texas Motor Speedway – 2009 – Oval have been updated.
Dallara P217
  • Engine torque has been adjusted slightly to fix a fuel issue.
Indy Pro 2000 PM-18
  • Brake bias is now adjustable in the garage during Fixed Setups Sessions.
NASCAR Cup Series Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
  • The iRacing setups for Charlotte Motor Speedway – Roval and Charlotte Motor Speedway – Roval – 2018 have been updated.
NASCAR Cup Series Ford Mustang
  • The iRacing setups for Charlotte Motor Speedway – Roval and Charlotte Motor Speedway – Roval – 2018 have been updated.
NASCAR Cup Series Toyota Camry
  • The iRacing setups for Charlotte Motor Speedway – Roval and Charlotte Motor Speedway – Roval – 2018 have been updated.
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Chevrolet Silverado
  • The iRacing setup for Phoenix Raceway has been updated.
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Ford F150
  • The iRacing setup for Phoenix Raceway has been updated.
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Toyota Tundra
  • The iRacing setup for Phoenix Raceway has been updated.
USF 2000
  • Brake bias is now adjustable in the garage during Fixed Setups Sessions.
  • The iRacing baseline setup has been updated.
Tracks:

Crandon International Raceway
  • Added a barrier on the inside of Turn 2 to prevent corner-cutting.
Virginia International Raceway
  • (Grand East, Grand West, Full Course, and North) – Pit box locations for the first three pit stalls have been adjusted slightly.


iRacing is available now exclusive to PC.

Want to get the most from the simulation - head over to the iRacing sub forum here at RaceDepartment and fire some questions to our awesome and knowledgeable community!

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AI Vehicle parameters have been updated for the following vehicles:
– – NASCAR Cup Series Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
– – NASCAR Cup Series Ford Mustang
– – NASCAR Cup Series Toyota Camry
This is tempting. If only there are no subs if I want to do AI races.
 

Momperface

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i really want to love iracing, they do so much right, but i just can never get past the terrible tyre model and how slidey and iceracing it is, everything else is done well like the MP etc, let down by the one poor aspect of the physics, i always end up rage quitting it
 
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alexSchmurtz

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When was the last time you guys complaining about the types actually drove iRacing? They made huge progresses in the past 6 months. And keep working on them constantly.
 
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learie

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"more download capacity is set to be taken from regular iRacers with this latest build update"

Such upbeat phrasing to show the typical Racedepartment bias against iRacing, the update was literally a few megabytes but obviously you wouldn't have known that as it's clearly not a sim that occupies any of your hard drive space.
 
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