FIA Formula 2 Championship Coming To The F1 2019 Game

FIA Formula 2 Championship Coming To The F1 2019 Game

Codemasters has confirmed that the FIA Formula 2 Championship will be a part of the F1 2019 game franchise as it was one of the most requested features of the community.

The British developer confirmed that the full 2018 Formula 2 season including all cars, teams, and drivers, will be available from launch, while the 2019 Formula 2 season content will be added to the game later in the year. The F2 content will be part of the single player career mode, but will also be available for online multiplayer sessions.

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Kartkraft Early Access – Build 0.1.0.1682 Available

Kartkraft Early Access – Build 0.1.0.1682 Available

Studio Black Delta deployed a new Hotfix patch for the Early Access version of their Kartkraft karting simulator. Update Build 0.1.0.1682 contains mainly bug fixes. Check out the changelog for more details.

The Early Access version of KartKraft is now available on the dedicated Steam Store page for 17,99€.

Changelog:

  • Fixed broken AI avoidance due to incorrect bounds calculation.
  • Fixed crash in new/reset account sequence in the auto-input device detection state
  • Fixed crash after having beaten a leaderboard opponent
  • Fixed crash caused by AI attempting to respawn
  • Added fallback font for Korean language support
  • Fixed bug where you could navigate past the last tab in the Game preferences menu
  • Fixed bug of photo mode not working in a post-race replay
  • Fixed bug of seeing an incorrect player in the leaderboard intro and podium cinematics

About KartKraft
Laser scanned circuits

Feel your kart bend, twist and bounce on every bump, crack and kerb in the track as you drive on officially licensed circuits from around the world. Scanned with the same technology used in laser-guided missile systems, every surface is accurate to the millimeter. The only thing closer is real life.

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iRacing – New Damage Model Progress

iRacing – New Damage Model Progress

iRacing.com is continuing the work on its brand new damage model.

Sadly enough, the damage update did not make it to the recently deployed  2019 Season 2 Build. However, iRacing pointed out that the new damage model was coming along nicely. They now shared a new work-in-progress video, showcasing crashes with various iRacing car models.

 
Official Webpage – www.iRacing.com

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F1 2019 Legends Edition – Senna And Prost Reveal Trailer

F1 2019 Legends Edition – Senna And Prost Reveal Trailer

Codemasters has published a new trailer announcing the upcoming F1 2019 Legends Edition.

Those who purchase this special edition of the newest Formula One game franchise, will be able to drive as Ayrton Senna in his 1990 McLaren MP4/5B and Alain Prost in the Ferrari F1-90, face-off over eight race challenges, and receive exclusive Senna and Prost themed multiplayer car liveries.

The cover of F1 2019 will feature current World Champion, Lewis Hamilton, and main antagonist Sebastian Vettel. However, as in the past few years, Codemasters also uses different variants of the box-art depending on the country where you purchased the title.

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Fanatec Introduces The ClubSport Steering Wheel F1 2019


Fanatec Introduces The ClubSport Steering Wheel F1 2019

Fanatec proudly introduced the Strictly Limited Edition of the ClubSport Steering Wheel F1 2019 which is Officially licensed by Formula 1.

The ClubSport Steering Wheel F1 2019 is currently on Pre-Order for 349.95€ Incl. VAT.  Orders are expected to ship on the 4th of June 2019.

About:
Spectacular silver finish, genuine leather grips.

Revitalize your rig with the F1® 2019 wheel, which features silver weave in the carbon fiber, silver-colored accents and rear shell, and a cutaway F1-style grip design. Genuine smooth leather grips provide outstanding comfort and durability. New button caps add a splash of color.

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Vesaro D-BOX Powered Stage 6 Pro Motion Simulator Review By AussieStig

Vesaro D-BOX Powered Stage 6 Pro Motion Simulator Review By AussieStig

Back in October 2018, a very excited Mark Puc aka AussieStig announced that a DBOX powered Vesaro Racing Simulator was going to be dispatched to his sim racing studio in the Netherlands. The British Vesaro Simulators in Kent, UK, design, engineer and build a selection of very impressive high-end racing simulators for home and professional use.

In a previous video, AussieStig took us for a walk around his awesome Vesaro D-BOX equipped Pro Motion simulator and pointed out some of the main features of the rig. Today, he presents his long-term review of the Vesaro D-BOX powered Stage 6 Pro Motion Simulator. During this talk & drive session, Aussie shares plenty of cool info regarding this high-end motion rig and shares his thoughts.

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FIA European Truck Racing Championship Game Announced

FIA European Truck Racing Championship Game Announced

Bigben Interactive has announced the FIA European Truck Racing Championship title, which will be the official racing simulation of the ETRC. The game is under development by the Kylotonn development studio located in Paris, France.

The FIA European Truck Racing Championship game is being developed using Kylotonn Games in-house KT Engine which you might know from racing titles such as WRC, TT Isle of Man, and V-Rally.

A FIA ETRC championship consists of eight rounds where 12 racing trucks compete in four sprints of 45 km each round. A truck racing game features special passing techniques, physics, and inertia distinct from any other type of vehicle, special penalties, and a reservoir of 200 liters of water that must be managed manually to cool your brakes, avoid overheating and finish the race.

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RaceRoom – Compete In The Volkswagen ID. R Challenge

RaceRoom – Compete In The Volkswagen ID. R Challenge

Volkswagen has begun testing its 671bhp ID R electric race car at the Nurburgring, ahead of an attempt by pro racing driver Romain Dumas to set a new Nordschleife lap record for electric vehicles which currently stands at 6 minutes 45.9 seconds, set by the NIO EP9.

But also sim racers will have the opportunity to (virtually) drive this electric monster. In partnership with Sector3 Studios, Volkswagen presents the virtual ID. R Challenge using RaceRoom Racing Experience is held starting the 24th of April 2019 and ends on the 24th of October 2019.

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GamerMuscle And The Fanatec CSL Elite Load Cell Kit 


GamerMuscle And The Fanatec CSL Elite Load Cell Kit

GamerMuscle reviews the CSL Elite Load Cell kit which adds a pressure sensitive brake pedal to the original Fanatec CSL Elite Pedal set.

The human body memorizes muscle tension much better than foot position. This is why all car brakes measure the pressure and not the travel. The Fanatec loadcell brake unit adds the third pedal to your CSL Elite Pedals. The former brake unit gets equipped with a new limiter pad and ​becomes the clutch pedal.

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Gran Turismo Sport Update V1.38 Available

Gran Turismo Sport Update V1.38 Available

Polyphony Digital has deployed a new free update for their Gran Turismo Sport title.

Besides the usual fixes and improvements, the April content update 1.38 brings us five new car models featuring classic European race cars and stylish all-wheel-drive roadsters. Furthermore, the patch adds six new Campaign Events to the GT League, adds New Zealand Scapes, and ‘Global Manufacturer Ranking’ has been added to the Manufacturers Series section.

The following is a list of contents included with Update 1.38:

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Next-Gen PlayStation Features Confirmed

Next-Gen PlayStation Features Confirmed

It is not a secret that Sony Entertainment is already working on its next-generation PlayStation console currently named PlayStation 5.  Up until now, Sony did not reveal the real name, nor any details regarding the new Console hardware. However, during a recent Wired interview at Sony’s headquarters in Foster City, California with Mark Cerny who is the console’s lead architect confirmed that the PlayStation 5 will not just be an upgraded version of the current-gen console, and will feature entirely new hardware.

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Kartkraft Early Access – Build 0.1.0.1660 Available

Kartkraft Early Access – Build 0.1.0.1660 Available

Studio Black Delta deployed a new version of the Early Access version of their Kartkraft karting simulator. Update Build 0.1.0.1660 includes a small set of fixes and improvements, and ads native support for OculusVR.

The Early Access version of KartKraft is now available on the dedicated Steam Store page at a special 10% discount launch price of 17,99€.

Changelog:
New Features

  • Added native support for OculusVR including ASW 2.0

Fixes/Tweaks

  • Updated Unreal Engine to 4.21
  • Performance improvements
  • Migrated to a new production server
  • Fixed input detection issue caused by a conflict with SteamVR overlay

Known issues

This build is the precursor to several releases building up to the initial versions of multiplayer and customization. Over 350 changes/fixes have been made that may have introduced new bugs or regressions. If you discover any issues, please let us know on Discord[discord.gg] or the Steam forums so we can fix them.

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Fanatec Podium Series Direct Drive Ecosystem Explained


Fanatec Podium Series Direct Drive Ecosystem Explained

The new Fanatec Direct Drive wheelbases are compatible with the existing Fanatec ecosystem products.

While the Podium Racing Wheel F1 is the first-ever direct drive system licensed for PS4 and PS4 Pro consoles, the Podium Wheel Base DD1 and Podium Wheel Base DD2 are standalone bases designed for PC and Xbox One. All three of the Fanatec Podium Series direct drive systems are compatible with PC and Xbox One (when used with an Xbox One-licensed steering wheel).

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Assetto Corsa Competizione Launch Date Announced

Assetto Corsa Competizione Launch Date Announced

During the first round of the 2019 SRO E-Sport GT Series at the opening round of the Blancpain GT Series in Monza, Kunos Simulazioni proudly announced that the full version of Assetto Corsa Competizione will be released on May 29th, 2019.

For now, keep on racing the early access version and enjoy the new ACC launch trailer.

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.

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Cube Controls GT Pro Sparco Wheel Review By The SRG

Cube Controls GT Pro Sparco Wheel Review By The SRG

Cube Controls SRLS is based in Italy and is a manufacturer of professional sim racing equipment. Cube Controls introduced the new high-end GT Pro Sparco Wheel.

Barry Rowland of the Sim Racing Garage takes the wheel through the now famous SRG review process.

The Cube Controls GT Pro Sparco Wheel is a Touring steering wheel with a genuine Sparco mod P310 suede steering wheel with a 310mm diameter. It features fully adjustable switchless (Hall sensor based) carbon/aluminum magnetic paddle shifters, The full carbon front plate is fitted with Backlit or no-Backlit buttons with aluminum knobs.

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