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[SIM] BTG and sim-racing (and how to join in!)

Regular readers of this blog will remember that, at heart, I’m a bit of a geek. Yes, despite driving and racing all these amazing cars for a living, I still really enjoy sim-racing.

And I’m inviting you to join other BTGers (and myself) on an official 32-slot Assetto Corsa server.

I plugged my first steering wheel into a PC back in the mid-90s, but since then the technology has moved on quite a lot… Continue reading [SIM] BTG and sim-racing (and how to join in!)

(UPDATED) MIXED REALITY: Marcel mixes VR with real-life in this RUF Yellowbird video

I don’t know about you, but I’m still getting used to the fact that the Nordschleife is accurately laser-scanned and reproduced in two great PC games. Namely Assetto Corsa and (my favourite) iRacing.

But now there’s another technological marvel ready to frazzle our minds. VR, or Virtual Reality.

Obviously there’s no 2D video we could possibly watch that would prepare us for the sensation of ‘experiencing’ a VR Nordschleife… or is there?

Continue reading (UPDATED) MIXED REALITY: Marcel mixes VR with real-life in this RUF Yellowbird video