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  1. TheNuvolari

    What's the best 27" FullHD Monitor for Sim Racing?

    Hey guys, I'm planning to replace my old trusty LG Flatron E2260, it is 7 years old and it looks really worn unfortunately. I know the drill, Sim Racing is best with ultrawides, triples, extreme resolutions and all but my wallet and the capability of my PC just can't do that. All I can afford...
  2. What do you upgrade or replace next?

    What do you upgrade or replace next?

    When it comes to upgrading your sim racing equipment there are so many options, it can be daunting to decide where you should spend your money. Of course there are many people out there that don’t have to worry about where they spend their money. For the rest of us, we want to make sure we get...
  3. Brabham and Base Performance Simulators Team Up

    Brabham and Base Performance Simulators Team Up

    British racing car manufacturer and iconic 60s Formula One champions Brabham last week announced that they are teaming up with Base Performance Simulators. They are launching limited edition Brabham Motorsport racing themed simulators, celebrating three defining eras in the history of the...
  4. GSI GT-MAX32 - Gomez Sim Industries announce new wheel

    GSI GT-MAX32 - Gomez Sim Industries announce new wheel

    Gomez Sim Racing announced on Twitter yesterday a new wheel, the GSI GT-MAX32, which is available to pre-order now with a delivery for summer 2022. The wheel retails from $1385 and is compatible with Simucube, VRS, Accuforce, and Fanatec DD bases. The first round of pre-sales began yesterday...
  5. D

    Thrustmaster T300 ghost button press issues

    So I've had this issue with my T300 before, but it got really bad recently. My wheel is basically detecting non-existing button presses all the time, making it borderline undrivable. Currently, I've had to stop playing rFactor 2 altogether, because there when the two shifter paddles get pressed...
  6. Chris Temperino

    Thrustmaster wheel causing Game Controllers to run at a snails pace?!?!

    Idk what is causing this but when ever I go into my Game controllers app to change the wheel rotation the app slows down like i need to constantly click the mouse to get a response. it has gotten to the point that even when play GTR Evo/Race 07 i cant even configure the controlles. Someone help
  7. Fanatec release GT World Challenge steering wheel

    Fanatec release GT World Challenge steering wheel

    Fanatec have made the steering wheel bundle used in the GT World Challenge esports project available to purchase on their website. This latest wheel makes up part of the podium line of products and is bundled with the podium shifters, button module and hub. This is a new bundle comprised of...
  8. Have Your Say - What Do You Think Is The Next Big Hardware Development?

    Have Your Say - What Do You Think Is The Next Big Hardware Development?

    Just like real motorsports, sim racing is steadily evolving, and especially the hardware side of things has made enormous progress in recent years. With all the advancements having been made, this begs the very interesting question: What is next? Let us know your opinion in the comments below...
  9. J

    RSEAT B1 Review

    Background I have been sim racing for a few years now and recently decided to upgrade from my Logitech G920 and DIY wheel stand to something more serious. I already picked out a direct drive wheel and load cell pedals, so the only thing left to do was find a chassis that could handle it. After...
  10. First Impressions | Venym Atrax 3 Pedals: Formula Feeling For Your Sim Rig

    First Impressions | Venym Atrax 3 Pedals: Formula Feeling For Your Sim Rig

    ADAC SimRacing Expo 2021 played host to a newcomer in the SimRacing scene: French manufacturer Venym debuted at the event and presented their brand-new Atrax 3 pedal set – made with knowledge by race car specialists Mygale. RaceDepartment writer and SimRacing Unlimited editor Yannik Haustein...
  11. B

    Sim-Lab WS-Pro Wheel Stand review

    This thread is for the general discussion of the Article Sim-Lab WS-Pro Wheel Stand review. Please add to the discussion here.
  12. Sim-Lab WS-Pro Wheel Stand review

    Sim-Lab WS-Pro Wheel Stand review

    For the first 20 years of my sim racing career, I drove the way a lot of people drive: with a consumer-grade wheel clamped to the same desk I work at, sitting in a rolling desk chair. It was less than ideal, sure, but I was quick enough to win some races, and it was a cheap way to get on the...
  13. Rebuilding a 1996 Thrustmaster wheel | Chris Haye Video

    Rebuilding a 1996 Thrustmaster wheel | Chris Haye Video

    Chris Haye is at it again. Again being kicking us right in the nostalgia with his latest video. Our old mate rebuilds a Thrustmaster wheel from 1996 and uses it with modern sims. Chris, I take my hat off to you mate, your approach to sim racing content is truly wonderful and the scene would be...
  14. Fanatec CSL Elite McLaren GT3 V2 Wheel review

    Fanatec CSL Elite McLaren GT3 V2 Wheel review

    It's back, it's better than ever and it still looks outstanding on any sim rig - the Fanatec CSL Elite McLaren GT3 V2 sim racing steering wheel is here. 2nd generation McLaren sim wheel. Retails around 199.99 EU. Compatible with Fanatec wheelbase ecosystem. Buy now from Fanatec for €199,95 I...
  15. Next Level Racing GT Track Cockpit review

    Next Level Racing GT Track Cockpit review

    RaceDepartment recently had the opportunity to test out the Next Level Racing GT Track, and here are our thoughts on the flagship cockpit from the Australian hardware manufacturer. Next Level Racing GT Track modular cockpit design. Suitable for direct drive wheels. Adjustable and expandable to...
  16. Mike Smith

    Fanatec Confirms Partnership with Gran Turismo

    This thread is for the general discussion of the Article Fanatec Confirms Partnership with Gran Turismo. Please add to the discussion here.
  17. Fanatec Confirms Partnership with Gran Turismo

    Fanatec Confirms Partnership with Gran Turismo

    Sim hardware developer Fanatec has announced it will partner with Gran Turismo to “see the two entities work together to develop new racing peripherals that will use advanced force-feedback technology.” Continuing their run of exciting news in the sim racing world, Fanatec has now confirmed it...
  18. El_Aero

    DIY Ferrari 488 gt3 wheel by Orion simracing

    Hi. This is my Ferrari 488 gt3 wheel replica I made for Russian simracing community. So, wheel features: 307mm diameter 1180g or 1414g weight (with Thrustmaster quick release or 6x70mm aluminium adapter respectively) 5mm carbon fiber front plate Injection molded rubber grips Injection molded...
  19. Discussion | VR, Triple Monitors or Ultrawides?

    Discussion | VR, Triple Monitors or Ultrawides?

    This week HTC are launching two brand new Vive products, in a market that continues to grow at rapid pace. Has VR taken the lead in the sim racing world, and if not why? I have fond memories of my first virtual reality experience in sim racing. I did a couple of practice laps before jumping...
  20. Fanatec New CSL Pedals at a competitive price point - €79.95

    Fanatec New CSL Pedals at a competitive price point - €79.95

    Fanatec announce another new piece of kit a surprising price point. The kit appears to include two adjustable pedals with a full steel construction with the option of an additional third pedal if required. Another upgrade option is the addition of a load cell kit. This makes this set of pedals...
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