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The Case for Sim Drifting for IRL Drifting

Many view sim racing as fun but with no application to real life drifting. While sim drifting will never reach full realism, there still are many merits that make it a worthwhile investment. For anyone who can’t currently drive, the … Continue reading

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Drift on Assetto Corsa for $20 or less

Not everyone is ready to throw down hundreds or thousands of dollars for a fanatec or logitech wheel setup. Maybe you just want to bang doors with your friends. Here’s a guide on how to join the fun for as … Continue reading

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Assetto Corsa Tips and Tricks

This is a general post on tips that are the most helpful when drifting (non VR) in Assetto Corsa. Shortcuts/tips: Virtual Mirror: F11 toggles this on and off. Depending on what car you’re driving, the rear view mirror isn’t in … Continue reading

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Assetto Corsa: Drift Nirvana Server Setup

Introduction Assetto Corsa is arguably an out of date game but it maintains a strong following and mod community. For drifting, it’s become a de-facto sim for the PC. This article will go into basic setup to get you into … Continue reading

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Formula Drift 2020 Rulebook Changes – Update

After my last article about the rule changes, I had a couple of questions. I emailed Ryan Sage at Formula Drift to see how accurate I was on my suppositions. Ryan passed on the information and got back to me … Continue reading

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Formula Drift 2020 Rulebook Changes

Warning – This is an opinion article. I try not to write first person and try to give balanced opinions. Since many of these rules don’t come with reasons, any explanation is supposition on my part and to be taken … Continue reading

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The Case for Data

Regardless of the pitfalls of the DOSS system (talked about in this blog’s most recent article), there still is a good use case for data and telemetry information. Knowing if a vehicle was faster on entry or had better proximity … Continue reading

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The case against the DOSS DriftBox

D1GP in Japan uses a system called DOSS (d1gp original scoring system). DOSS is a proprietary implementation of the DriftBox. Keeping in mind that the majority of this blog has been tech based, one would assume that I would love … Continue reading

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Bash Bars and You

As usual, this article is written from my point of view and is limited to my current level of knowledge. Fight me in the comments. Main Purpose The main purpose of a “Bash Bar” is to provide a replaceable, bolt … Continue reading

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Japanese Translation: Drift Tengoku – Zeknova RS606 and Super Sport RS Review

Here is another Japanese translation, mainly for my education. If you have requests, feel free to comment or email me to let me know. Parenthesis generally denote my notes or comments. Title: Drift tire commentary. Test & Check Red banner … Continue reading

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