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Posted: Jul 24, 2020 @ 10:30 am GMT-0600
Updated: Feb 13, 2023 @ 11:50 am GMT-0600
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iRacing deployed their fourth update for this seasons content and software today. Here are the build notes:

iRACING UI:

– Fixed an issue where users were getting Registered to the wrong Split when Spectating a multi-car event.

SIMULATION:

Race Control

– Fixed an issue where a time-limited Race finish could sometimes not triggering at all.

AI Racing

– AI Drivers have received additional training with the following vehicles:
– – BMW M4 GT4
– – Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR

– AI Drivers have received additional training at the following tracks:
– – Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps – Grand Prix Pits

New Damage Model

– Adjustments have been made to improve the New Damage Model on opponent cars, so that it more quickly matches the actual state recorded by the server.
– – Most damage states received from the server are now applied to opponent cars immediately.
– – The exception to this are damage states that would reattach wheels or car parts.
– – – In these cases, the damage state change can be delayed. The reattachment of wheels or car parts will be delayed if the force involved in breaking the part was above a threshold. There is a low and a high threshold with separate delay times. More severe impacts will cause a longer delay, minor impacts will have no delay.

– Fixed an issue where some car-on-car contacts were not creating incidents correctly.

– Fixed an issue where Replays featuring cars that had the New Damage Model at the time and have since been reverted were not loading correctly.
– – Now, whenever loading a Replay, the Simulator will always use the New Damage Model car if that car had ever used it before.

– The allowable hyper-extended distance for the front wheels on all stockcars has been reduced to prevent wheels popping through the hood.

– The allowable hyper-extended distance for the wheels on all open-wheeled cars has been reduced to prevent some odd flipping behavior.

– Hyper-extended suspension will now be reset when a vehicle with this issue enters a pit stall.
– This reset, and possible car hop, should only trigger when there is a hyper extended wheel.

Graphics

– Removed a restriction in the Graphics Settings that prevented negative monitor bezel widths.

CARS:

ARCA Menards Chevrolet Impala

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

Audi R8 LMS

– 2020 Season 3 Balance of Power Adjustments: Minimum weight reduced by 5 kg, and fuel consumption rate reduced slightly.

Ford GT GT2/GT3

– (Ford GT GT3) – 2020 Season 3 Balance of Power Adjustments: Aerodynamic downforce has been increased moderately, and fuel consumption rate reduced slightly.

Formula Renault 3.5

– Tire parameters have been updated!

– Tire grip has been increased.

– Engine and drivetrain losses have been adjusted.

– Front wing angle limits have been adjusted.

– Ride height range adjustments have been reduced.

– Fixed an issue where the front wing would not load correctly when gating with the rear wing.

– iRacing setups have been updated.

McLaren MP4-12C GT3

– 2020 Season 3 Balance of Power Adjustments: Fuel consumption rate increased slightly.

Mercedes-AMG GT3

– 2020 Season 3 Balance of Power Adjustments: Gear shift control parameters have been adjusted to improve down-shift quality, engine braking has been adjusted, fitting bump rubbers is now optional, engine power has been reduced slightly, and ride height adjustment ranges have been reduced.

– Baseline setup has been updated.

NASCAR Chevrolet Monte Carlo – 1987

– The iRacing setups for Phoenix Raceway and Rockingham Speedway have been updated.

– Draft effects have been improved at medium and small ovals.

NASCAR Cup Series Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

– iRacing setups have been updated.

NASCAR Cup Series Ford Mustang

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

– iRacing setups have been updated.

NASCAR Cup Series Toyota Camry

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

– iRacing setups have been updated.

NASCAR Gander Outdoors Chevrolet Silverado

– Draft effects have been improved at medium and small ovals.

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

– iRacing setups have been updated.

NASCAR Gander Outdoors Ford F150

– Draft effects have been improved at medium and small ovals.

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

– iRacing setups have been updated.

NASCAR Gander Outdoors Toyota Tundra

– Draft effects have been improved at medium and small ovals.

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

– iRacing setups have been updated.

NASCAR Ford Thunderbird – 1987

– The iRacing setups for Phoenix Raceway and Rockingham Speedway have been updated.

– Draft effects have been improved at medium and small ovals.

NASCAR Xfinity Chevrolet Camaro

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

– iRacing setups have been updated.

NASCAR Xfinity Ford Mustang

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

– iRacing setups have been updated.

NASCAR Xfinity Toyota Supra

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

– iRacing setups have been updated.

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR

– For the New Damage Model, various parameters have been adjusted, including:
– – Stiffness of chassis and body has been increased slightly.
– – Detachable parts have had their hinging break limits reduced.
– – Overall bumper strengths have been increased to prevent crumpling under light contacts.
– – Rear bumper damage has a reduced effect on aerodynamic drag.

Subaru WRX STI

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

[Legacy] Dallara DW12

– Rear wing adjustment range has been expanded at long ovals.

– New iRacing setups have been added for the following track configs:
– – [Legacy] Charlotte Motor Speedway – 2008 – Oval
– – [Legacy] Texas Motor Speedway – 2009 – Oval

[Legacy] NASCAR Cup Chevrolet Impala COT – 2009

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

[Legacy] NASCAR Cup Chevrolet SS – 2013

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

[Legacy] NASCAR Cup Ford Fusion – 2016

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

[Legacy] NASCAR Nationwide Chevrolet Impala – 2012

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

[Legacy] NASCAR Truck Chevrolet Silverado – 2008

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

[Legacy] NASCAR Xfinity Chevrolet Camaro – 2014

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

[Legacy] NASCAR Xfinity Ford Mustang – 2016

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

[Legacy] NASCAR Xfinity Toyota Camry – 2015

– Maximum brake torque has been reduced.

– Tire slip performance and tire cooling have been updated slightly.

TRACKS:

Kansas Speedway

– Fixed an issue with Caution lights disappearing at lower object detail settings.

– Night lighting has been improved.

Kentucky Speedway

– Fixed some lighting issues on barriers.

– Fixed some lighting issues in the pits area.

– Fixed some lighting issues with Musco lights.

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