Damage and Weather report commands don’t work

If you can’t get the Damage and Weather report commands to work here are two potential fixes, depending on the in-sim spotter state:

 

I have the in-sim spotter disabled

Unfortunately, the commands do not work unless the iRacing spotter is enabled. DRE relays a key combo to trigger the in-sim spotter to deliver the damage/weather reports. Without the spotter enabled, it won’t tell you the report.

Fix: Enabled the in-sim spotter. Setting the iRacing spotter verbosity to Low mitigates most chatter from it.

 

The in-sim spotter is enabled

Make sure the key combo to trigger the report matches. In DRE, head to Controls and search for “report”

Report commands

Ensure the mapped “Keyboard” combination is the same as the one in the sim.

Tags: check, damage, rain, report, spotting, status, weather

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