Sim racing. Despite what your mum thinks, it doesn’t involve the little magic card that lives in your phone. And – despite what your mum thinks – it’s a very valid reason to spend all day in your room. Unsurprisingly, Sim racing has become very popular in these times of strife, with everybody and their dog strapping in and signing on.
Video: Is this the best home sim racing rig in the world?
For lack of our own rig, we’ve been lurking on YouTube, learning the lines from the experts. And this video, by InSimRicky is one of our favourites. Admittedly it was uploaded back in November, before the coronavirus kicked off, but the racing is nonetheless excellent.
Join the seasoned sim racer behind the wheel of a Ferrari 488 GT3 in a 15 Minute iRacing heat at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. Experience the circuit in full high definition from a helmet cam in the ‘cockpit’, and revel in how realistic it is… From the steering wheel to the gloves, the extra switchgear to the additional displays for engine temperature and laptime – is this the best home sim racing rig in the world? Sofa motorsport has never looked so good.
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