How do I use SimHub Control Mapper with DRE?

You can set up SimHub Control Mapper how you want then use its internal Keyboard Emulator to play nice alongside DRE.

SimHub Control Mapper diagram


In the sim

In the sim, in our example iRacing, we assign the Enter/Exit/Tow Car to Shift+R in iRacing Options -> Drive -> Control Assignments




In DRE, go to Controls -> iRacing -> Control Assignments and assign  Enter/Exit/Tow Car toShift+R to match the sim’s mapping.




  1. Output Mapping -> Assign Roles: Add Enter/Exit/Tow Car as a new button
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  2. Map the Enter/Exit/Tow Car to your wheel buttons
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  3. Go to Controls and events -> Keyboard Emulation and click Add mapping
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  1. Under Input, click Click to configure and Simulate press the role: Enter/Exit/Tow Car (You can use the SimHub smartphone website to trigger it). Press Save.
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  2. On the right at Simulated Keys, press the field Click to assign and press Shift+R
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Now the flow is that you can use any of your wheel buttons to simulate the vJoy device, which then simulates the keyboard press inside iRacing. Similarly, DRE can simulate the keyboard press in iRacing as well.

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