iRacing update: Season 3, Patch 3

 

We have the third patch for the new Season 3. This release focuses on fixing issues with the 2020 Season 3 Release. You can join iRacing clicking here.

iRACING BETA UI:

– Safety Rating is now always displayed with two decimal places.

– Fixed an issue where some car images could fail to load in the Entry List.

– Fixed an issue where Team Results were not scaling correctly.

– Fixed an issue where AI Drivers could use negative car numbers.

– A “Requesting iRacing Data” step has been added during iRacing BETA UI initialization for more clarity.

– Fixed an issue where the iRacing BETA UI could time-out if it was not receiving data from the back-end.

– Fixed an issue where the Reconnect button could appear off screen.

SIMULATION:

Race Servers

– Fixed an issue that could sometimes cause the Simulator to re-assign a Team in an Open Practice Session to a different Run-Group when additional teammates joined the session.

AI Racing

– AI Drivers may now pilot the following additional vehicles:
– – Kia Optima
– – VW Jetta TDI Cup

– AI Drivers may now race on the following additional track configurations:
– – Atlanta Motor Speedway – Oval
– – Martinsville Speedway

– AI Drivers have received additional training at Daytona International Speedway – Road Course.

New Damage Model

– For cars utilizing the New Damage Model, the threshold for track contact causing a 0x has been increased.

– Fixed an issue for vehicles using the New Damage Model where incidents were being incorrectly assigned, particularly to the aggressor, during impacts.

Audio

– Jet flyover volume has been increased.

Pit Crew

– Fixed an issue where the pitcrew could be buried in the ground if a tire was detached prior to starting repairs.

Rendering

– Fixed some issues when rendering fog at the periphery of wide angle Field-of-Views.

Paint Shop

– A new sponsor, FilterTime, has been added to the Paint Shop!

– Fixed an issue with some missing car number fonts.

Virtual Reality

– Fixed a numerical rounding error that could cause the Oculus Rift’s “PixelsPerDisplayPixel” setting in the “rendererDX11.ini” file to adjust itself slightly after running the Simulator.

CARS:

ARCA Menards Chevrolet Impala

– An iRacing setup has been added for Texas Motor Speedway – Oval.

Aston Martin DBR9 GT1

– For the New Damage Model, overall vehicle “stickyness” has been reduced.

– Tire parameters have been updated slightly, including:
– – Tire wear has been reduced.
– – Carcass temperatures have been reduced when running at Daytona International Speedway – Road Course and Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans.

Audi R18

– Fixed an issue with the visual appearance of the stopped tire texture in foggy weather.

Audi R8 GT3

– 2020 Season 3 Balance of Power Adjustment: Engine power has been reduced slightly.

– Tire parameters have been updated slightly, including:
– – Tire wear has been reduced.
– – Carcass temperatures have been reduced when running at Daytona International Speedway – Road Course and Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans.

BMW M4 GT4

– A BMW Motorsport Sim Racing decal has been added to the cockpit dashboard.

– Tire compound has been adjusted.

– Driveline loss has been adjusted.

– Baseline setup has been updated.

BMW M8 GTE

– Balance of Power Adjustments: Minimum weight reduced by 5kg, and aerodynamic drag has been reduced slightly.

– Minimum ride heights have been set to 50mm for both axles.
– – This should allow stable and high performance setups.

– Tire parameters have been updated.

– Fixed a visual issue where the grills and radiator occupied the same space.

– Baseline setup has been updated.

BMW Z4 GT3

– Balance of Power Adjustment: Aerodynamic drag has been reduced slightly.

– Tire parameters have been updated slightly, including:
– – Tire wear has been reduced.
– – Carcass temperatures have been reduced when running at Daytona International Speedway – Road Course and Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans.

Chevrolet Corvette C6R

– Tire parameters have been updated slightly, including:
– – Tire wear has been reduced.
– – Carcass temperatures have been reduced when running at Daytona International Speedway – Road Course and Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans.

Ferrari 488 GT3

– Balance of Power Adjustment: Engine power has been reduced slightly.

– Tire parameters have been updated slightly, including:
– – Tire wear has been reduced.
– – Carcass temperatures have been reduced when running at Daytona International Speedway – Road Course and Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans.

Ferrari 488 GTE

– Minimum ride heights have been set to 50mm for both axles.
– – This should allow stable and high performance setups.

– Tire parameters have been updated.

– Baseline setup has been updated.

Ford GT GT2

– Tire parameters have been updated slightly, including:
– – Tire wear has been reduced.
– – Carcass temperatures have been reduced when running at Daytona International Speedway – Road Course and Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans.

Ford GT GT3

– Tire parameters have been updated slightly, including:
– – Tire wear has been reduced.
– – Carcass temperatures have been reduced when running at Daytona International Speedway – Road Course and Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans.

Ford GTE

– Minimum ride heights have been set to 50mm for both axles.
– – This should allow stable and high performance setups.

– Tire parameters have been updated.

– Baseline setup has been updated.

Formula Renault 3.5

– Fixed a visual issue where white artifacts could spread from the tire rim onto the tires at certain camera distances.

HPD ARX-01c

– Adjusted some texture parameters.

– Fixed an issue with the visual appearance of the stopped tire texture in foggy weather.

Indy Pro 2000 PM-18

– Fixed an issue where the specular map for spinning rims of a custom color were inaccurate.

McLaren MP4-12C

– 2020 Season 3 Balance of Power Adjustment: Engine power has been reduced slightly.

– Tire parameters have been updated slightly, including:
– – Tire wear has been reduced.
– – Carcass temperatures have been reduced when running at Daytona International Speedway – Road Course and Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans.

Mercedes AMG GT3

– Tire parameters have been updated slightly, including:
– – Tire wear has been reduced.
– – Carcass temperatures have been reduced when running at Daytona International Speedway – Road Course and Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans.

– Rear wheel locking due to engine braking has been reduced.

– Baseline setup has been updated.

NASCAR Xfinity Chevrolet Camaro

– An iRacing setup has been added for Pocono Raceway.

NASCAR Xfinity Ford Mustang

– An iRacing setup has been added for Pocono Raceway.

NASCAR Xfinity Toyota Supra

– An iRacing setup has been added for Pocono Raceway.

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR

– Tire compound has been adjusted.

– Baseline setup has been updated.

Porsche 911 RSR

– Minimum ride heights have been set to 50mm for both axles.
– – This should allow stable and high performance setups.

– Tire parameters have been updated.

– Baseline setup has been updated.

Ruf RT 12R Track

– Tire parameters have been updated slightly, including:
– – Tire wear has been reduced.
– – Carcass temperatures have been reduced when running at Daytona International Speedway – Road Course and Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans.

Super Late Model

– An iRacing setup has been added for The Bullring (Night).

USF 2000

– Fixed an issue where the specular map for spinning rims of a custom color were inaccurate.

– Garage adjustment ranges have been adjusted.

– Season setups have been updated.

TRACKS:

Fairbury Speedway

– Fixed an issue with flood lights at this track.

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