Beyond The Wheel: Racing Virtually
V8X Supercar Magazine|Winter 2020 Issue 117
Racing online in the BP Supercars All Stars Eseries was a new experience for me. While there were some carryover traits from racing in real life, there were also some significant differences.
Mark Winterbottom

Online racing comes down to a lot of repetition. So if you brake in the same spot, with the same brake pressure, turn the steering wheel and accelerate the same way, you’ll get the same result.

However, in real life you go into a corner and you can’t always take that same approach. You can be close, but it’s just a slightly different tyre, a slightly different temperature and, as a result, a slightly different brake marker. There’s always something that’s slightly different in real life. So unless you have the time to practice and repeat online, it’s hard to break through.

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