Thrustmaster fans have had to wait a long time for the first direct drive base from the manufacturer, which has so far been popular mainly in the entry-level segment. Announced back in 2021, the time has finally come and it will be interesting to see how the T818 Wheel Base from Thrustmaster will perform in our review.Continue reading
Zen’s Simwheels, a new shop, saw the light of day last month. Run by a young Dutchman, the one-man business focuses on handmade steering wheels and accessories such as shifters and adapter plates.Continue reading
In today’s technological world, artificial intelligence is playing an increasingly important role. More and more companies and organisations are turning to AI systems to optimise their processes and increase productivity. One of these systems is ChatGPT, a large language model trainer developed by OpenAI. In the following article, we will interview ChatGPT and learn more about its capabilities and applications.
Not only this introduction, but also all the answers we receive today in this interview are completely generated by an AI. How far has ChatGPT come in the year 2023? Let’s test it out!Continue reading
If you have been following the social media on the subject of simracing in recent weeks, you will have come across more and more announcements by top drivers. They each cancelled their existing contracts or announced that they would not be renewing them. A big factor in this is likely to be the new ESL R1 series, which was launched jointly by the soon-to-be-released simulation RENNSPORT and the ESL (Electronic Sports League) and will officially start in February 2023.Continue reading
As part of the InterClaccis in Maastricht (Classic Car Show Maastricht), the 2023 edition of Sim Formula Europe also took place this year. Simracing-PC.de was on site and was able to gain some impressions of the simracing booths, which were freely accessible in the foyer.
The HBP Handbrake is the newest gadget from MOZA Racing and adds a handbrake to the rapidly expanding range of products by the Chinese manufacturer. For less than 150€, you get a handbrake that can be used standalone or in combination with MOZA’s Wheel Bases.
Ordering and shipping
The handbrake can be purchased directly from MOZA’s shop at a price of 109€. Shipping costs, taxes and customs duties are added here, resulting in a price of around 150€ for buyers from Europe. The handbrake will soon be available at a similar price from various European shops.Continue reading
In addition to its Direct Drive Base, CAMMUS also offers its own Button Plate, which can be combined with either a rim in the style of a Formula Wheel or a GT Wheel.
Order and Shipping
The CAMMUS eSports Steering Wheel is part of the CAMMUS bundle and can be added through their online store for an additional cost of 199$. Taxes and customs fees will be added to this price difference for shipping to Europe
Mit dem Code simracingpc kann man im Shop von CAMMUS weitere 5% sparen.
You can use the code ‘simracingpc’ to save an additional 5% on your purchase from the CAMMUS store.
The unit used in this review was provided by CAMMUS. No influence or conditions were placed on the review at any time.Continue reading
The new year is just around the corner and with it also the beginning of a new season in Trackmania. As always, new tracks are waiting for us during the winter of 2023 and the aim is to chase the records in the five different categories:
As usual, the tracks are roughly divided according to length and difficulty and become increasingly challenging as the sections become more difficult.Continue reading
GRID Engineering has just unveiled its second steering wheel, the MPX. After the licensed high-end replica of the Porsche 911 RSR Sim Racing Steering Wheel, they are now working on a 295-millimetre steering wheel in Formula style. Among other things, this is equipped with 87 programmable LEDs, 9 encoders, 8 Apem buttons and 2 7-way switches.
The steering wheel’s 87 RGB LEDs are immediately recognizable. These are distributed across the five encoders (11 each) and the eight buttons (4 each) on the front and can be individually configured via Simhub. This allows for versatile profiles and it will be interesting to see what ideas the GRID by Simlab community will come up with.Continue reading
With the FSR Formula Wheel, MOZA Racing has launched its first own steering wheel with an integrated screen. MOZA’s 28-centimetre Formula-style steering wheel is aimed in the direction of the high-end segment. Will this be a successful step forward?
Ordering and shipping
The steering wheel can be purchased from MOZA directly as well as from various third-party suppliers. There, the FSR Wheel currently costs 689€ excluding shipping, taxes and customs.
The German shop Sim-Motion provided the steering wheel for this review (no conditions were placed on this review by the supplier, no influence was exerted). There, the FSR Formula Wheel is currently also available for 689€ + shipping, but including VAT and without additional customs duties.Continue reading