iRacing 2015 Season 1 Details

iRacing, due to an attempt to fix some calendar issues, decided to shorten this latest season. In turn, we are getting a new build in just one week (well, actually should be rolling out by the time you read this). Due to the shorter...

SimXperience Accuforce: More Details

One of the most anticipated pieces of hardware in the sim racing community is the AccuForce Wheel by SimXperience. With the expected release date being this month, it's shocking to think about how little we actually know about this exciting new wheel. Well, Berney...

Project CARS: More Tracks Highlighted

Project CARS Laguna Seca
While Project CARS is in a unique position with the Closed Beta system to members of the community, a lot of aspects are still shrouded in mystery. We are seeing a steady flow of news from Slightly Mad Studios, revealing cars and tracks coming...

Should Comparison Videos Be Trusted?

As the green flag drops on this latest generation of racing simulations, we are seeing an emergence of videos comparing two or more titles. I've been seeing these comparison videos, and they seem to do a significant job swaying community opinion to one title...

Displays: What Would Work Best?

We have an interesting blessing for this hobby of sim racing, that we get to pick and choose how we get to enjoy our hobby. There are different levels of hardware, that can appeal to many budgets. One new developing technology that is being...

How Realistic Should Sim Racing Get?

One thing that sets sim racing apart from other video games is the level of immersion you can have simulating racing. We have seen a major improvements in realism, simulating all the different aspects of racing, including tire deformation, tire rubber being laid down,...

Conversions: Helping or Hurting the Community?

One of the greatest aspects of the hobby of Sim Racing is that the community can make a wide variety of cars and tracks for some racing titles, such as rFactor 2 and Assetto Corsa. "Modding" has been around since the mid-nineties, and has...

Formula E Simulator in Action at Putrajaya

One cool partnership that has been brewing in the industry is Mak-Corp and eXcape Entertainment Group, to bring Formula E racing simulators to events throughout the season. Just yesterday, we got to see the simulators in action at the Formula E event at Putrajaya...

iRacing Releases Ford Falcon COTF Render

Ford Falcon V8SC
iRacing.com has released two renders for the next car to make its way to the online service, the 2014 Ford Falcon FG V8 Supercar. The Ford Falcon marks the second "Car of the Future" released for iRacing, following the release of the Holden Commodore VF in...

Why Sim Racers Should Try Karting

While Sim Racing can definitely be regarded as an alternative to real life racing, there are definitely elements that simply can not be replicated. I believe that sim racers should try some form of real life autosport in their lifetime. I would highly recommend...