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Assetto  Corsa

Assetto Corsa Competizione Early Access Available

The wait is over. Kunos Simulazioni released part-1 of their highly anticipated early access version of the Assetto Corsa Competizione racing title via the Steam platform. Assetto Corsa Competizione is the Officially licensed Racing Simulator of the Blancpain GT Series by SRO. The game features the official drivers, teams, cars, and circuits of the worlds premier GT3 championship. The ACC racing simulator is featuring an extraordinary level of simulation quality that allows players to experience the unique atmosphere of this GT3 Read More...
Lego Car

Marvel At This Drivable Bugatti Chiron, Built From A Million LEGO Pieces And 2304 Electric Toy Motors

As cool as the 5.3-million-piece LEGO X-Wing fighter the toymaker built in Times Square was — the ship didn’t actually fly. That’s what makes LEGO’s latest over-the-top build even more impressive. There’s over a million pieces of LEGO Technic in this life-sized Bugatti Chiron, as well as 2304 tiny LEGO electric motors allowing it to be actually driven to speeds of over 29km/h. That is, of course, much slower than an actual Bugatti Chiron, which boasts a top speed of Read More...
Logitech Shifter USB

Leo Bodnar Logitech Shifter USB Interface Review By The SRG

Barry Rowland of the Sim Racing Garage reviews the Leo Bodnar Logitech Shifter USB Interface. The Bodnar Logitech Shifter USB Interface Turns your Logitech G25, G27 and G29 (Driving Force) shifter into a stand-alone device, so you can use it with other wheels on the market. All the button functions of the shifter are retained and the gear positions can be calibrated in the supplied software. The interface connects directly to a PC USB port with a standard USB A-B cable Read More...
Prepar3d

Prepar3D V4.4 Possibly Coming Q4 2018 With PBR

FSElite has obtained verified documents that suggest that Lockheed Martin are preparing to release Prepar3D V4.4 in Q4 of 2018. Even more exciting is the fact that these leaked documents point to version 4.4 being the first step to enabling Physically Based Rendering (PBR) textures in the simulator. The leaked documentation includes an internal email conversation from an internal Lockheed Martin developer addressing to members of the Lockheed Martin team with details about the upcoming release. The internal email dated Read More...
Project CARS 2

Project CARS 2 – Ferrari Essentials Pack Leaked

It seems the Xbox Games Store accidentally, or intentionally leaked a trailer for the upcoming fourth DLC pack for Slightly Mad Studios Project CARS 2. The trailer shows us the Ferrari Essentials Pack and reveals the eight Ferrari models and two tracks included in the add-on. The Ferrari Essentials Pack features some awesome prancing horse machinery from the past and present, ranging from the classic 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta to the modern 2017 Ferrari F12tdf. The two circuits included Read More...
iRacing

A Decade of iRacing – David Kaemmer Interview

Time does fly. Today, iRacing celebrates its 10-year anniversary and still holds the honor of being the world’s premier motorsports racing simulation. In the latest official video, David Kaemmer, the Adrian Newey of the sim racing world and the CEO of iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations looks back at the development history of iRacing, and talks about new upcoming features such as the new damage system and day to night transitions. iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations, headquartered in Bedford, MA, was founded in September Read More...
F1 2018 Art & Audio

F1 2018 Developer Diary – Art & Audio

Codemasters published their fourth Developer Diary in which Art Director Stuart Campbell and Senior Audio Designer Brad Porter talk about the improvements made to audio and visual aspects of the latest version in the F1 game franchise. F1 2018 features all the official teams, the drivers and all 21 circuits of the thrilling 2018 season, including Circuit Paul Ricard and the Hockenheimring. As well as the current season’s offerings the game includes 20 iconic cars from the history of the Read More...
RaceRoom vs F1 2018

GamerMusle RaceRoom 2018 FIA WTCR DLC (Honest) Review

Yesterday, Sector3 Studios released the highly anticipated 2018 FIA WTCR DLC for their RaceRoom racing simulator. The 2018 FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) contains all 7 brands in the championship, including all official teams and drivers. After seven long hours of driving all the included cars in the latest RaceRoom addon pack, our favorite Sim Racing Streamer, GamerMuscle reviews the 2018 FIA WTCR DLC and shares his personal thoughts on the product. The RaceRoom WTCR pack including the seven 2018 Read More...
Raceroom

RaceRoom – Real VS Simulation – VW Golf GTI TCR At The Nürburgring Nordschleife

Sector3 Studios staff member Georg Ortner, aka 6e66o, is somewhat famous for his excellent comparison, and Real FOV RaceRoom videos. To celebrate the release of the newly released 2018 FIA WTCR DLC for RaceRoom, Georg has produced another impressive “real VS Sim” video. In his latest production, Georg compares the stunning graphics and sounds of the virtual Raceroom VW Golf GTI TCR with its real-world counterpart driving a lap on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The video features British racing driver and Read More...
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F1 2018 – Another Official Gameplay Trailer

6 days and counting, before the release of F1 2018 the official video game of the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship. Codemasters continue to promote their upcoming racing title with yet a new video trailer showcasing some pretty amazing gameplay and cinematics. We are trying to get as close to the real world sport as possible in terms of visuals, simulation and the surroundings which make F1® such an incredible spectacle, commented F1® 2018 Game Director, Lee Mather. We Read More...