Monthly Archives: March 2018

RaceRoom

The FIA WTCR 2018 Is Coming To R3E – Drive Now!

A major shift is happening on the top of the international touring car ladder as the FIA World Touring Car Championship is no more, instead touring car fans can look forward to the FIA WTCR – The FIA World Touring Car Cup this year. The new top dog in international touring car racing will have proper representation in the virtual world as Sector3 Studios have announced to bring the 2018 FIA WTCR to the PC, allowing everyone to experience thew Read More...
Project Cars 2

The Insider’s Guide to Project CARS 2 – Ep19 – Overtaking Basics

Slightly Mad Studios Junior designer, Matt York aka YouTuber Yorkie65 presents episode 19 of his ‘Insider’s Guide to Project CARS 2 video series. In the previous 18 episodes of the Insider’s Guide series, Matt mainly guided us around the menus and settings of Project CARS 2. in Episode 19 we return to the world of racecraft and driving techniques. Matt provides us with useful hints and tips regarding the basics of overtaking. Source: Bsimracing Read More...
RaceRoom

Zhuhai For R3E Now Available

Sector 3 Studios have released the Chinese Zhuhai track for their RaceRoom Racing Experience title. 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 made international appearances by hosting sports car racing, including the FIA GT championship and the Le Mans Intercontinental Cup. The track is now available for purchase Read More...
Project CARS 2 Porsche

More Project CARS 2 Porsche DLC Previews

Slightly Mad Studios have released some more previews of their soon to arrive Porsche Legends DLC Pack for Project CARS 2 The new screenshots reveal more of the nine-car lineup included in the pack as we get to see the legendary 911 Carrera RSR 2.8 alongside Porsche’s current 911 RSR GTE-class challenger and the iconic 917/10 that was recently featured. The previews also reveal the DLC pack’s track addition as Project CARS 2 players can look forward to test and race on Porsche’s Read More...
Fanatec Club Sport 1.5 Shifter

im Racing Garage – Fanatec Club Sport 1.5 Shifter Review

Sim Racing Garage – Fanatec Club Sport 1.5 Shifter Review Barry Rowland of the Sim Racing Garage conducts an in-depth review of the Fanatec Club Sport 1.5 Shifter. As usual, Barry carefully evaluates the build quality, features, mounting options, and performs a hands-on test before sharing his final thoughts on the product. The Fanatec ClubSport Shifter SQ is produced for use with all Fanatec branded steering wheels and has to be connected directly to the Fanatec wheel. That said,  Fanatec Clubsport Shifter SQ can also be used with Read More...
Watch iRacing’s 2018 Indycar In Action

Watch iRacing’s 2018 Indycar In Action

iRacing has released a first preview video of their Dallara IR-18 Indycar open wheeler. The video shows the brand new car in action both in oval & road course configuration, the 2018 Indycar was made available starting March 6th. Instead of allowing even more complicated and obscure aero solutions, Indycar has opted on a cut-back of aero, creating a retro-style open wheeler with clean lines that looks closely to what top-level open wheelers looked like in the mid 90s instead of Read More...

Watch iRacing’s Audi R18 LMP1 In Action

iRacing has released a first preview video of the first-ever LMP1 hybrid car coming to their simulation – The Audi R18. Audi’s Le Mans and World Endurance Championship challenger will be one of two LMP1 cars coming to the simulation, joined by its arch-rival, the Porsche 919. You can watch the Diesel-powered Hybrid LMP1 in action in its natural habitat below as the car can be seen on Le Mans Circuit de la Sarthe. Source: VirtualR Read More...
Pro Driver Nicki Thiim Does The Porsche Cup Car Test

Pro Driver Nicki Thiim Does The Porsche Cup Car Test

The Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car is available in many simulations, have you ever wondered which ones does it best? Pro racer Nicki Thiim has, putting the car to the test in three sims. Nicki definitely knows what he’s talking about, having raced the GT3 Cup car professionally and highly successfully for many seasons, so which simulation does the legendary 911 the most justice? Watch Nicki in action in Assetto Corsa, iRacing and RaceRoom below to find out which version Read More...
Project cars2

The Porsche 917/10 Is Coming to Project CARS 2

Slightly Mad Studios have revealed plenty of previews of an iconic addition to their Project CARS 2 title – The Porsche 917/10. Porsche’s legendary Can-Am weapon stems from a time when “hybrid” was an unknown word in racing and, if anything, meant bolting a second turbo to an already powerful engine. The exact same thing happened with the 917/10 as Porsche’s already absurdly powerful 917K Le Mans winner was beefed up with turbo power, allowing the flat-12 to deliver up Read More...
Indycar

Take A First Look At iRacing’s 2018 Indycar

Take a first look at the iRacing 2018 Indycar chassis, coming this March. The Indycar Series will be introducing a brand new chassis for the 2018 season and it’s safe to say that the Dallara IR-18 will win the series over many new fans as even before its first race outing in March, the car has been praised as one of the prettiest open whee racers in a long time. Instead of allowing even more complicated and obscure aero solutions, Indycar has Read More...