There are a bunch of free tracks I’ve never driven in iRacing. Every few days I’m going to drive one with zero preparation and then post the fastest lap time here. That’s the delta time. Your mission, should you accept it, is to beat it (and then call me names in the comment section).
Here are the rules.
- Global Mazda MX-5 Cup, baseline setup
- Default Weather (78F, 2 MPH N, 55%, afternoon)
- 30 minutes or 20 laps, whichever comes first
[Legacy ] Texas Motor Speedway – 2009 Road Course Long
TMS A bad. TMS B good. When you mix two short courses into a long one, does the combination get better, worse, or end up somewhere in between? That’s what I aimed to find out.
Delta = 40.538
20 laps came way too early. I had my best lap on #9 and was flirting with beating that so many times afterwards. Grr. What a fun little course. The kinks between the 180s are entertaining, and the 180s are a great training ground for double downshifts and heel-toe. I could spend all day on this track. I’m 14 tracks into this survey, and starting to think that some of my favorite tracks are oval infields. Wait, did I just write that?
In this section I’m ranking the tracks in the order of my preference. I tend to like technical tracks with some elevation, short straights, and corners that are blind, off camber, decreasing radius, and connected.
|1||Summit Jefferson Reverse||0:56.191||20|
|2||Pocono 2009 East||1:12.321||12|
|3||Charlotte Legends RC Medium||1:10.825||20|
|4||TMS 2009 Combined||0:40.538||9|
|5||Charlotte 2008 Infield||0:47.637||20|
|6||Daytona 2008 Short||0:46.709||14|
|7||TMS 2009 Short B||0:27.062||18|
|8||Silverstone 2008 Southern||1:21.643||15|
|9||Phoenix 2008 Road||1:09.739||17|
|10||Pocono 2009 South||0:50.291||14|
|11||Tsukuba 1000 Chicane||0:42.149||15|
|12||TMS 2009 Short A||0:24.995||8|
|13||Silverstone 2008 National||1:08.867||7|
|14||Pocono 2009 North||0:59.714||20|