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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...
Assetto Corsa vs real life

Assetto Corsa vs. Real Life – Alfa Romeo 4C

Dookie of the Abgefahren! Youtube channel has put together a very impressive Assetto Corsa vs. Reality video comparison. His video shows a lap around Laguna Seca in the Alfa Romeo 4C, putting his driving side by side with footage from pro driver Randy Probst driving the Italian machine. The real-life video features plenty of perspective changes, all of which have been matched in the virtual footage as well, making for a very entertaining watch even if you have seen plenty of Read More...
iRacing Imp1 Cars

iRacing LMP1 Cars Release Date Revealed

iRacing’s Excecutive Vice President Steve Myers has revealed the planned release date of the simulation’s much-anticipated LMP1 cars on Twitter. As confirmed on the social network, Porsche & Audi’s LMP1 challengers will be coming to the online racing subscription service with the March build release. iRacers will be getting their hands on virtual versions of Porsche’s 919 Hybrid Le Mans winner and one of it’s fiercest rivals, the Diesel-powered Audi R18. Featuring complex Hybrid systems, these cars are considered to be the Read More...
Assetto Corsa Competizione

Check Out First Previews Of Assetto Corsa Competizione

Half an hour ago, Kunos Simulazioni let the cat out of the bag, announcing Assetto Corsa Competizione, the official game of the Blancpain GT series. After taking a first look at the first video trailer, we now get to check out six high-resolution previews of the new title, showing off some of the impressive new features the title will bring. Star of the new previews are without a doubt the weather and daylight effects thanks to the title’s all-new Unreal 4 engine that Read More...
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...