Monthly Archives: February 2018

Hypercar

Drop Everything, Japan’s Aspark Owl Electric Hypercar Just Did 0-60 In 1.9 Seconds

Time and space have seemingly been bent, and it was a small engineering firm in Japan that made it happen. Until today, the idea of a sub-2-second 0-60 time in a street-legal hypercar seemed the impossible barrier to break, but with the recent accomplishments of the Aspark Owl, announced yesterday, it is starting to seem like it could happen. The Aspark Owl is a surprisingly sexy electric sports car, was launched at the Frankfurt Auto Show last year, where it Read More...
Assetto Corsa

Kunos Simulazioni Announces Assetto Corsa Competizione

Kunos Simulazioni has announced Assetto Corsa Competizione, the official game of the Blancpain GT Series. Organized by Stephane Ratel’s SRO Motorsports Group, the Blancpain GT series is one of the world’s premier sports car racing series using the FIA GT3 ruleset. Assetto Corsa Competizione will bring the cars and tracks of the series to you using the Unreal 4 graphics engine, featuring full weather effects, motion-captured animated pit crews and much more. Given the nature of the series it simulates, the Read More...
Project Cars

Master The Art Of Suspension Setup With Project CARS 2’s Insider Guide

Slightly Mad Studios have released the newest chapter of their Project CARS 2 Insider Guide, focusing on a crucial part of creating the perfect race car setup: The suspension. While the knowledge in the video and the write-up below is tailored towards application in Project CARS 2, the knowledge as such applies to all simulations so make sure to watch whether you use Project CARS 2 or not. STEERING RATIO The Steering Ratio represents the number of degrees of steering wheel movement Read More...
Zhuhai Track

Check Out First Previews of Zhuhai in R3E

Sector 3 Studios have revealed the next track addition to their RaceRoom Racing Experience title – The Chinese Zhuhai track. Sector 3 Studios have revealed the next track addition to their RaceRoom Racing Experience title – The Chinese Zhuhai track. Compared to the modern Shanghai Formula One track, Zhuhai is perhaps the lesser known Chinese racing venue, but the track was the first to bring International motor racing to China when it first opened in 1996. Since then, the track has mostly Read More...
New Electric Supercar Will Reportedly Be Able To Drive Itself

Rimac’s New Electric Supercar Will Reportedly Be Able To Drive Itself

Late last month, Croatian car startup Rimac teased out images of its new electric supercar, and disclosed it will be faster, costlier, and more grandiose than its first, the plainly called Concept One. There’s a new wrinkle to add, and I imagine it will make some of you groan: the car should be able to drive itself. The car has a working clever title of Concept Two, and it’s expected to be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show next month. Read More...
Thrustmaster Handbrake

Thrustmaster Now Makes a Handbrake for Your Sim-Racing Rig

Sim racing is better than ever, and that’s thanks in part to new hardware that makes games like iRacing and Assetto Corsa feel more life-like. Thrustmaster and Sparco just launched a handbrake for PC racing games that’s designed specifically for rally and drift simulators. The Thrustmaster TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod—that’s its full name—is available now for $320, and promises totally realistic feel. You can adjust the handbrake to be angled like it would be in a road car, or totally Read More...