rFactor 2 Driver Swaps

­­­Factor 2 driver swap step by step

First navigate to your player.json file: rFactor 2\UserData\player

“AI Controls Driver”:0,

“AI Controls Driver#”:”Bitfield defining which drivers the AI controls (0=none, 1=driver1, 2=driver2, 3=driver1+driver2, etc.)”,

default setting is “1”

Change that to 0 for all the team members

Assign race setup

All team members who are to drive need to have the race setup saved as their default setup, this is done by loading the setup and pressing the ASSIGN button (underlined in red)

Check the name of the setup you want to race with is saved under Default (red arrow)

Controls you need assigned

Passenger Select – to initiate the swap

Driving Cameras – to cycle to your preferred view

Ignition + Starter to switch the engine on if your team mate leaves it off by mistake and to save fuel in the pits, prevent overheating or if in for a lengthy repair

LCD Up, LCD Down, LCD Increase, LCD Decrease – so you can hand over the car in the pit menu

TAKING OVER A CAR FROM A TEAM MATE

1/ Join as usual, but upon reaching the car select screen press the BACK link

2/ Press NETWORK SETTINGS link

3/ Change SPECTATE option to ON

4/ Press BACK

5/ Press RACE

6/ Press RACE again

7/ Ensure you have the Passenger select option assigned – you can also check your wheel and pedal inputs

8/ Go to standings, highlight your team mate, press your assigned Passenger Select button and you will get a confirmation message “you are now riding with: NAME”

The driver will get a similar confirmation message

9/ Now press RACE

10/ Cycle through your views to what you normally race in

11/ When the driver pits you will see a count down timer for gaining control

HANDING OVER A CAR TO A TEAM MATE

1/ When you see the message that your team is riding with you you are now able to select them from the pit menu, your name is initially there and you can scroll left and right using the LCD Increase or LCD Decrease buttons

2/ When you are in the pits you will see a count down timer for hand over

3/ Now your team mate has control DONT just press ESCAPE, you are still riding with your team mate, make sure you press the passenger select button to stop riding and now press ESCAPE

 

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