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  1. Paul Jeffrey

    rFactor 2: The Big Interview (Part 3)

    Part 3 of our Studio 397 / rFactor 2 interview with Marcel Offermans is now live. If you missed our the first two instalments of our new interview, you can check out Part 1 here, and Part 2 here. Part 3... RD: (question from @Martin Fiala) - There's been a lot of talk about the upcoming UI...
  2. Paul Jeffrey

    rFactor 2: The Big Interview (Part 2)

    Part 2 of our big rFactor 2 interview with Marcel Offermans is here! The second part of our big rFactor 2 interview with Studio 397's Marcel Offermans is now live! Consisting of questions posted to Marcel from the sim racing community here at RaceDepartment, we take the opportunity to speak...
  3. Paul Jeffrey

    rFactor 2: The Big Interview (Part 1)

    Welcome to the first part of our massive rFactor 2 interview with Studio 397's Marcel Offermans. In the spirit of sharing, we opened up the interview to the community here at RaceDepartment for our readers to ask any questions they feel like having answered by Marcel, and you folks delivered...
  4. Paul Jeffrey

    rF2: Lots of New Updates Released

    Studio 397 have updated both the base game and their new Tatuus and Le Mans content. With rFactor 2 having benefitted from something of a golden month for new content recently, developers Studio 397 having recently released the equally impressive Circuit de la Sarthe (paid) and six strong...
  5. Paul Jeffrey

    rF2: Six Tatuus Cars Released ... For Free!

    Studio 397 have released a six strong pack of Tatuus formula cars to their rFactor 2 simulation. Having worked closely with the Tatuus brand to develop these six new cars from the manufacturer for rFactor 2, the fruits of those labours are now available for everyone to enjoy following release...
  6. Paul Jeffrey

    rF2: New Tatuus Formula Cars - Talk 'n' Drive (Video)

    We take out a selection of the upcoming Tatuus open wheel cars for a spin in rFactor 2. Set to release to the rFactor 2 simulation later today, I've been lucky enough to get hold of this new content a little bit earlier than most, taking the opportunity to put together a quick video sharing my...
  7. Paul Jeffrey

    rF2 Development Roadmap: Tatuus Coming Soon!

    The latest rFactor 2 'Development Roadmap' is here - containing news on free Tatuus DLC, VR improvements and plenty more besides! Catching me out by shifting the release date of the new roadmap forward a few days, Studio 397 have updated the community on their current development situation...
  8. Paul Jeffrey

    rF2: New Imola Layouts Headline 'Reiza Bundle' DLC Update

    The 'Reiza Bundle' for rFactor 2 has been updated - including new historic layouts for the beautiful Imola circuit... Released as additional content for rFactor 2 back at the end of March, Reiza Studios have continued to work hard on their first content package for the Studio 397 developed...
  9. Paul Jeffrey

    rF2: Circuit de la Sarthe (Le Mans) Released & rF2 Updated

    Studio 397 have released their beautiful laser scanned Circuit de la Sarthe for rFactor 2. One of the most iconic tracks in world motorsport, this weekend has seen the 87th running of the Le Mans 24 Hour race in France - the centrepiece event of the sportscar racing calendar and the season...
  10. Paul Jeffrey

    rF2: Marcel Offermans Interview and Le Mans Test Drive

    RaceDepartment interview Studio 397's Marcel Offermans and test out the upcoming Circuit de la Sarthe Le Mans track for rFactor 2. Although we are soon to be hosting a community questions interview with Marcel Offermans here at RaceDepartment, we couldn't resist the opportunity to have a chat...
  11. Paul Jeffrey

    rF2: Le Mans and Marcel Offermans Interview - LIVE 14.06 @ 19:30 UTC!

    Marcel Offermans and Paul Jeffrey take out the beautiful rFactor 2 Le Mans 24 Hour circuit in our live 'Talk n Drive' interview - Friday 14th June @ 19:30 UTC Please note we are now going to be switching to the RD Twitch channel - Links updated Watch the action live from 19:30 UTC (20:30 BST /...
  12. Paul Jeffrey

    rF2: The Big Interview - Submit Your Questions Here

    We are soon going to interview Marcel Offermans, the head of Studio 397 and the rFactor 2 racing simulation, and we want your questions! The last few months have seen a whirlwind of development and improvements for rFactor 2, with some significant changes to the simulation taking place as well...
  13. Paul Jeffrey

    rF2: Zandvoort Talk 'n' Drive

    Zandvoort will be return to the Formula One calendar next season, but rFactor 2 players can have it now! The Dutch Grand Prix will return for the 2020 Formula One season, heading back to the Netherlands and the Zandvoort circuit for the first time in 35 years. While that alone is big news for...
  14. Paul Jeffrey

    rF2: Monaco E-Prix Talk 'n' Drive

    We go on track at the new Monaco E-Prix layout Although the track has been out for a little while now (release article here), it's taken me longer than I would have liked to get into the rig and put together a video on the new circuit - but now it's here! The Monaco E-Prix layout for rFactor...
  15. Paul Jeffrey

    rFactor 2: Big Zandvoort Update Released

    Studio 397 have released a significantly updated version of Zandvoort for the rFactor 2 simulation. With somewhat perfect timing considering Formula One have just confirmed their return to the Dutch venue from the 2020 Grand Prix season, Studio 397 have today deployed a new update to their...
  16. Paul Jeffrey

    rF2: Monaco E-Prix Track Released

    Studio 397 have released their second official Formula E circuit for the simulation - adding the Monaco E-Prix 2019 layout for the title. Retailing for just under £7 if bought as a standalone piece of content, or purchasable as part of a larger Formula E themed pack, the 2019 variation of the...
  17. Paul Jeffrey

    Monaco Coming to rFactor 2 - April Development Roadmap

    Studio 397 have confirmed the exciting news that the famous streets of Monaco will be coming to the simulation soon... … but in the Formula E configuration, and not the more well known Grand Prix circuit that remains virtually unchanged during its long stay on the Formula One calendar. Joining...
  18. Paul Jeffrey

    rF2: New Build Released

    I'm a bit late to the party on this one, but Studio 397 have recently released a new build of rFactor 2. Timed to be in conjunction with the release of the latest generation of Formula E car that deployed as DLC back at the end of last week, the new build of rFactor 2 is now here and ready to...
  19. Paul Jeffrey

    Reiza News: Updates and Developments Coming to rF2 'Reiza DLC'

    Reiza Studios recently confirmed work is still well underway to enhance the recent 'Reiza Bundle' DLC for rFactor 2 - including some additional free versions of Imola... The 'Reiza Bundle' DLC for rFactor 2 came out back on March 28th to much anticipation and fanfare from players of rFactor 2...
  20. Paul Jeffrey

    rF2: Gen2 Formula E and Lester Special Edition Released

    Studio 397 have released the new Gen2 2019 Formula E DLC for rFactor 2 - including the free Lester Special Edition circuit. Having entered into a licencing agreement with the all electric Formula E category in time for a 2017 'Energise Formula E DLC' pack to launch for rFactor 2 back in...