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iracing

iRacing Deployed 2019 Season 1 Patch 2

iRacing deployed the 2019 Season 1 Patch #2 for their online racing simulation. This update contains a healthy list of fixes and improvements further enhancing various areas of the popular sim racing platform. (Screenshot by Jean-Christophe Bouchat) Changelog: iRacing BETA Interface Update Release Notes [00.10.108] Sessions Active Practice Sessions can now be launched from the Open Practice tab of the Official Series section on the interface. The License column has been added to the Pending Sessions in the table view. Performance improvements have been made for Read More...
rFactor

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...
Assetto Corsa

Assetto Corsa Competizione – Sim vs Real World – Hungaroring (Build 4)

Sim vs Real world comparison video. YouTuber 60fps Sim Racing compiled an interesting video showing us the accuracy of the track layouts in the Assetto Corsa Competizione Early Acces Version. (4th release) In his latest video, we can compare the ACC laser scanned Hungaroring track with footage of a real lap on the circuit during a light rain session. Keep in mind that all the current media shows us the Early Acces footage of Assetto Corsa Competizione, and therefore can be Read More...
Prepar3d

Island Scenery Release Tasmania Inner Sister Island For Prepar3D V4

Developer Island Scenery has released Tasmania Inner Sister Island for Prepar3D V4, which includes both the airport and also island scenery. The airport, Inner Sister Island Airport (FI01) is located on the island and has two runways, both 500m in length. What makes it scenic is the mountains to the East and the ocean on the west. As for the island itself, it’s part of the Sister Islands Conservation area with a small land area of just 2.89 square miles. The product Read More...
Project Cars 3

Project CARS 3 To Be The Spiritual Successor To Need For Speed Shift

Now and then, Slightly Mad Studios’ CEO, Ian Bell does browse the forums over at www.gtplanet.net. Not so long ago, Mr. Bell posted a comment on their forum in which he confirmed that Slightly Mad Studios are planning, or already developing a new Project CARS title. This week he revealed some more inside info hinting that Project CARS 3 will be the spiritual successor to the Need For Speed Shift title, released back in 2009. This might shatter the hopes Read More...
Marcos Ambrose

Marcos Ambrose Teaches How To Drive

RutgersKev has shared a great video on Youtube, featuring a driving lesson from former pro race car driver Marcos Ambrose. A native of Australia, Marcos Ambrose used to race in the Australian V8 Supercars series and later made the switch to the North American NASCAR circuit where he competed from 2008 until 2014. Due to his extensive background in road racing, Ambrose became a road track specialist in NASCAR, winning two Sprint Cup races at Watkins Glen. Watch below as the pro Read More...
Gen2 Formula E

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...
X-Plane
X-Plane
X-Plane

Just Flight Announce Their PA-28-181 Archer III Is Coming Soon To X-Plane 11

The PA-28-181 Archer III was one of Shane’s favourite GA aircraft when it first came out in 2017. For those who use X-Plane 11, you will be pleased to hear that the aircraft will be coming to the platform very soon. The aircraft itself is one of the more recent variants of its type, which is clear from the modern looking cockpit and controls. Further to the look and feel, there’s also a range of avionics to assist with pilots Read More...
Euro Truck Simulator 2

Euro Truck Simulator 2: Beyond the Baltic Sea DLC Review — High North Beauty

I haven’t touched Euro Truck Simulator 2 since last year’s release of the Italia DLC. Now, SCS has expanded the game’s already huge map with the introduction of five new countries: Estonia, (Southern) Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, and a small sliver of Western Russia. Taking a virtual road trip through these extremely northward countries makes me want to visit them in the real world. Crusin’ Along the Country Roads In order to see as much as possible as quickly possible, I decided Read More...
RaceRoom

Racing 99 AI Cars On the Nordschleife With R3E

Georg Ortner has released a spectacular video, showing off a field of 100 cars in action inside RaceRoom Racing Experience. Using the new AI filter functionality that lets RaceRoom Racing Experience users pick exactly the type and look of AI cars to race, Georg has put together a massive grid to race against on Germany’s iconic Nürburgring Nordschleife. What sounds like madness on most other tracks is weekly business on the Nürburgring Nordschleife as the German VLN endurance championship and the Read More...