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rFactor 2 – Aston Martin Vantage GT3 Released

A few weeks ago, Studio 397 released the GT3 Challengers Pack DLC for rFactor 2. The pack is made up out of five exciting GT3 racing cars including a Porsche 911 GT3 R, BMW M6 GT3, Audi R8 LMS GT3, McLaren 720S GT3, and the Aston Martin Vantage GT3 2019. At release, Studio 397 was able to include four of them but had to postpone the release of the 2019 Aston Martin Vantage GT3 due to the fact that Aston Read More...
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Gen2 Formula E Coming to rFactor 2

Studio 397 has released a teaser image, showing a brand new open wheeler that has yet to be announced. The teaser shows off Formula E’s brand-new Gen2 car that will be used in the 2019/2020 FIA Formula E season. Capable of top speeds up to 280 kph, the Gen2 car is the first Formula E chassis that will allow drivers to complete a full race distance without having to swap cars in the middle of the race as in past seasons. Source: Read More...
The Interview – rFactor 2 and McLaren

The Interview – rFactor 2 and McLaren The Interview – rFactor 2 and McLaren

After Sundays rFactor 2 McLaren Shadow Grand Final Long-time sim racer, Team Manager of Team Redline, and Studio 397 chief CDO Dom Duhan visited the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking and sat down with Ben Payne who is the Head of Esports at Mclaren, to talk about McLaren’s motorsport history and Studio 397’s rFactor 2 relationship with McLaren. Source: Bsimracing Read More...
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rFactor 2 – Roadmap Update September 2018

Studio 397 published the September 2018 Roadmap Update for rFactor 2. As usual, they are bringing us up to date with the latest progress and upcoming content for the rF2 racing simulator. Furthermore, community members who aspire a job in the sim racing industry should scroll to the bottom of this post. Studio 397 is looking to strengthen their track building team. So if you have a good knowledge of modeling tools, and you are an expert in building accurate Read More...
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rFactor 2 – Three Iconic McLaren Cars Available For Free

Last weekend, a team of Studio 397 staff members was present at the 2018 edition of the Sim Racing Expo held in the 8.800 m2 Ring Boulevard at the German Nürburgring racing circuit in Germany. During the event, Studio 397 made a number of announcements revealing various upcoming improvements and new content for their rFactor 2 racing simulator. One of the announcements revealed that Studio 397 was getting ready to release three legendary McLaren models for the rFactor 2 racing Read More...
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Sebring for rFactor 2 – Now Available for Purchase

As promised yesterday, Studio 397 has released the Sebring International Raceway for rFactor 2. The popular Floridian endurance racing venue marks a new milestone for rFactor 2 as Sebring is the first rF2 track to be created using laser-scan data to ensure an authentic replication of the track’s famous concrete racing surface that makes Sebring such a special challenge. With every track surface crack being replicated to resemble the real track just weeks before the annual Sebring 12 Hours race when Read More...
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New rFactor 2 Update Available

Studio 397 has released a new update for rFactor 2, bringing plenty of physics changes to the simulation. The new update brings plenty of physics changes to the GT3 and Endurance packs, including update tire models for the GT3 cars, added position lights and more. The GTE class has received Balance of Performance adjustments among other changes, VR users can look forward to fixes as well. You can find the full changelog below, the new updates are now available via Steam. Latest Update! Read More...
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rFactor 2 – Rain And VR Update For Build 1110

Studio 397 released a small update for the rFactor 2 racing simulator bringing us some significant performance optimizations for VR users and a better frame rate under rainy conditions. This update also fixed the corrupted Flag animations. Changelog – Steam Build ID 2919230 – Steam Build ID 2919232 (dedicated server) Fixed windshield wipers showing a slight skip in the animation. Fixed windshield wipers when OFF showing slightly propped up. Fixed raindrops appearing too wide on certain resolutions. Fixed corrupted Flag animations (affecting both official Read More...
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rFactor 2 – Roadmap Update June 2018

Studio 397 published the June 2018 Roadmap Update for rFactor 2. As usual, they are bringing us up to date with the latest progress and upcoming content for the rF2 racing simulator. For more details, check the full Roadmap Update below. A few weeks ago, the rFactor 2 Development team was invited to the official opening of the virtual Maastricht city racing track. Studio 397 reminds us that the community created track can be found in the Rf2 workshop and can Read More...
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rFactor 2 – BMW M8 GTE Announced

Studio 397 proudly announced that the 2018 BMW Motorsport BMW M8 GTE will become part of the upcoming rFactor 2 Endurance pack. To get us all excited, Studio 397 already included some impressive in-game screenshots of the German endurance racer. Read More...