iRacing has become quite notorious for throwing an error when you’re trying to load into a session. There could be a variety of causes for this, but we will try to cover as much ground as possible. While this may seem like a fatal error, it should be a relatively easy fix.
End VPN Providers.
VPNs can take up a large amount of your network bandwidth, and must most preferably be turned off when you are playing iRacing. To ensure the game receives the optimal amount of resources it needs, this is a good idea.
Run a speedtest.
Use Ookla’s speedtest to find out if your network connection is suffering for whatever reason. If your ping is above 100 ms, this could be a very real problem for you when you are gaming, since it means that any input you provide to the game is registered only that much time after you do so. Using an ethernet connection is always the way to go for the best connectivity. If you must use a Wi-fi connection, try and restart your router to see if that fixes the connection.
End processes using your internet.
Open your task manager by right-clicking on your taskbar. Here, navigate to the Performance tab and select “Open Resources Monitor”. In the new window, open the Network section and wait a few seconds as the processes using your network show up. You may choose to end the ones you are absolutely sure you will not need.
Check your ping.
Search cmd in the windows search bar and hit enter. Type in the command ping google.com to check your latency lost to google.com, and anything above 100 ms should be worrying. If you also see packet loss, run the command: ipconfig /flushdns. This frees up your DNS Reolver Cache.
We hope the fixes in this article helped you out. If not, you should consider contacting support.